55+ Inspirational Yoga Quotes to Encourage You

Below you’ll find a listing of the 55 Inspirational Yoga Quotes. We’ve compiled a list of most popular Yoga Quotes.

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1). “Move your joints every day. You have to find your own tricks. Bury your mind deep in your heart, and watch the body move by itself.” — Sri Dharma Mittra

2). “Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.” — Richard Freeman

3). “The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.” — Jason Crandell

“The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.” — Jason Crandell

4). “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ― Socrates

5). “Yoga begins right where I am – not where I was yesterday or where I long to be.” — Linda Sparrowe

6). “Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” — Jason Crandell

“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” — Jason Crandell

7). “Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible.” — Bob Harper

8). “Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.” — Amit Ray

“Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.” — Amit Ray

9). “Yoga does not always cure stress. It neutralizes it through increasing awareness and by changing self-perception.” — Debasish Mridha

10). “The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind That’s all.”

11). Meditation and Yoga is a way of nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you in your Life.”

12). “You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.” – Wayne Dyer

“You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.” – Wayne Dyer
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13). “In Karma yoga, no effort is ever lost, and there is no harm. Even a little practice of this discipline protects one from great fear of birth and death.” — Bhagavad Gita

14). “Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.” — B.K.S. Iyengar

15). “Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.” — Patanjali

16). “Yoga does not transform the way we see things; it transforms the person who sees.” — B.K.S. Iyengar

“Yoga does not transform the way we see things; it transforms the person who sees.” — B.K.S. Iyengar
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17). “The very heart of yoga practice is abhyasa – steady effort in the direction you want to go.” ―  Sally Kempton

18). “Yoga means union. Yoga unites our hearts, mind, body, and spirit. It unites us and the people around us.” 

19). “Caring, sharing, and responsibility are the characteristics that yoga simply nurtures inside of us. We all have this inside us but it needs nurturing. I would say yoga is one of the best tools to nurture an individual to take responsibility.”

20). “Yoga is the stilling of the changing states of the mind.” — Patañjali

“Yoga is the stilling of the changing states of the mind.” — Patañjali

21). “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” — Etty Hillesum

22). “Move your joints every day. You have to find your own tricks. Bury your mind deep in your heart, and watch the body move by itself.” — Sri Dharma Mittra

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23). “The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.” — Jason Crandell

24). “Yoga is not about what you do. It is about how you do it.” — Adriene Mishler

“Yoga is not about what you do. It is about how you do it.” — Adriene Mishler
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25). “Do not feel lonely. The entire universe is inside of you.” — Rumi

26). “For me, yoga is not just a workout – it’s about working on yourself.” — Mary Glover

27). “True meditation is about being fully present with everything that is including discomfort and challenges. It is not an escape from life.” — Craig Hamilton

“True meditation is about being fully present with everything that is including discomfort and challenges. It is not an escape from life.” — Craig Hamilton

28). “Yoga is a mirror to look at ourselves from within”

29). “Yoga is 99% Practice & 1% theory.” — Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

30). “Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony.”

31). “In truth, yoga doesn’t take time, it gives time.” – Ganga White

32). “The inspiration you seek is already inside you, be silent and listen.” — Rumi

“The inspiration you seek is already inside you, be silent and listen.” — Rumi
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33). “The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga.” — Yogi Bhajan

34). “Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.” — Indra Devi

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35). “I had discovered something; there was a pleasure in becoming something new. You could will yourself into a fresh shape. Now all I had to do was figure out how to do it out there, in my life.” ― Claire Dederer

36). “The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.” — Sakyong Mipham

“The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.” — Sakyong Mipham

37). “I bend so I don’t break.” — Anonymous

38). “In asana practice we learn to cherish each breath, to cherish every cell in our bodies. The time we spend on the mat is love in action” — Rolf Gates

39). “Yoga is invigoration in relaxation, freedom in routine, confidence through self-control, energy within and energy without.” — Ymber Delecto

40). “Treat your soul with care. It is your bosom friend. Feed and nurture it with love.” — Ashourina Yalda

“Treat your soul with care. It is your bosom friend. Feed and nurture it with love.” — Ashourina Yalda
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41). “Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.” — Richard Freeman

42). Everyday is a great day for yoga!”

43). “The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It’s about using posture to understand and transform yourself.”

“The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It’s about using posture to understand and transform yourself.”

44). Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” ―

45). “Yoga is the artwork of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul.”

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46). “Yoga has a sly, clever way of short circuiting the mental patterns that cause anxiety.” — Baxter Bell

47). “Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.” — Hatha Yoga Pradipika

48). “Letting go is the hardest asana.” — Anonymous

49). “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” — Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

50). “The path of yoga is the path of self-discovery. As our self-image disintegrates, we contact our true self. Life becomes a great joy.” — Amrit Desai

“The path of yoga is the path of self-discovery. As our self-image disintegrates, we contact our true self. Life becomes a great joy.” — Amrit Desai

51). “You have to be you and that can only happen if you love yourself.” — Yogi Bhajan

52). “Make yourself so happy so that when others look at you they become happy too.” — Yogi Bhajan

53). “Remember, it doesn’t matter how deep into a posture you go – what does matter is who you are when you get there.” ― Max Strom

54). “Go from a human being doing yoga to a human being yoga.” — Baron Baptiste

55). “Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible.” – Bob Harper

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