55 Interesting and Inspiring Yoga Quotes

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55 inspiring yoga quotes

In need of a little bit of yoga inspiration? Today I’m sharing 55 inspiring and interesting yoga quotes that I’ve found around the internet along with a few inspiring pictures you can save.

55 Inspiring Yoga Quotes

1. “When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.”

– Peace Pilgrim

2. “Yoga begins right where I am – not where I was yesterday or where I long to be.”

– Linda Sparrowe

3. “Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.”

– Indra Devi

4. “Yoga makes me feel really sexy.”

– Alicia Silverstone

yoga makes me feel very sexy

5. “I learned a few years ago that balance is the key to a happy and successful life, and a huge part of achieving that balance is to instill rituals into your everyday life – a nutritious balanced diet, daily exercise, time for yourself through meditation, reading, journaling, yoga, daily reflection, and setting goals.”

– Gretchen Bleiler

6. “When I’m under stress, I do yoga. It’s when I’m happiest that I have a problem with junk food.”

– Britney Spears

7. “At the end of my daily yoga routine, lying on the floor in Corpse Pose, I feel as though I am floating in a sea of pure love.”

– Mandy Ingber

8. “There is always room for change, but you have to be open to that change.”

– Kathryn Budig

9. “Yoga is equal parts strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance.”

– Mandy Ingber

10. “Red lipstick has been my beauty staple for years. I show up to Pilates or yoga at 8 A.M. wearing my red lipstick.”

– Liz Goldwyn

11. “Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body.”

– Mariel Hemingway

12. “Have I had therapy? I went to a yoga class once.”

– Dylan Moran

13. “Listen to your intuition, it’s on your side.”

– Unknown

14. “Any spirituality can be enhanced with the practice or study of yoga.”

– Christy Turlington

15. “In yoga, the key to staying youthful is a flexible spine.”

– Mandy Ingber

16. “Yoga is just good for you.”

– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

yoga is just good for you

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

– Craig Hamilton

18. Inhale the future. Exhale the past.

– Unknown

19. “Yoga is almost like music in a way; there’s no end to it.”

– Sting

20. “Yoga only works one way.”

– Bikram Choudhury

21. Yoga takes what you have and molds and sculpts it, which is a much more natural way to look and feel.

– Adam Levine

22. Meditation is hanging out with your soul.

– Unknown

23. “Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul.”

– Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style

24. “Yoga is the art work of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul.”

– Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style

25. “A healer’s power stems not from any special ability, but from maintaining the courage and awareness to embody and express the universal healing power that every human being naturally possesses.”

– Eric Micha’el Leventhal

26. “There are many goals but one path – the path of compassion.”

– Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

27. “When you listen to yourself, everything comes naturally. It comes from inside, like a kind of will to do something. Try to be sensitive. That is yoga.”

– Petri Räisänen

28. “Joy is found when you focus your energy on improving human dignity, human capacity and human values.”

– Amit Ray, Yoga The Science of Well-Being

29. “Every soul innately yearns for stillness, for a space, a garden where we can till, sow, reap, and rest, and by doing so come to a deeper sense of self and our place in the universe. Silence is not an absence but a presence. Not an emptiness but repletion A filling up.”

– Anne LeClaire

30. “Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements.”

– Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style

31. “That’s why it’s called a practice. We have to practice a practice if it is to be of value.”

– Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

32. “That’s why it’s called a practice. We have to practice a practice if it is to be of value.”

– Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

33. “Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.”

– Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style

34. “Yoga will always be transformational, even when it stops being cool.”

– Victoria Moran

yoga will always be transformational even when it stops being cool

35.  “Although yoga has its origins in ancient India, its methods and purposes are universal, relying not on cultural background, faith or deity, but simply on the individual. Yoga has become important in the lives of many contemporary Westerners, sometimes as a way of improving health and fitness of the body, but also as a means of personal and spiritual development.”

– Tara Fraser, Yoga For You

36. “Yoga is the process of eliminating pain – pain form the body, mind and the society.”

– Amit Ray, Yoga The Science of Well-Being

37. “When there are thoughts, it is distraction: when there are no thoughts, it is meditation.”

– Ramana Maharshi

38. “Meditation is a vital practice to access conscious contact with your highest self.”

– Wayne Dyer

39. “The real meditation practice is how we live our lives from moment to moment to moment.”

– Jon Kabat-Zinn

40. “No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation.”

– Walter Bagehot

41. “There’s no substitute for the practice of meditation.”

– Wayne Dyer

42. “Transcendental meditation is like a car, a vehicle that allows you to go within. It’s a mental technique.”

– David Lynch

43. “The best way to meditate is through meditation itself.”

– Ramana Maharshi

44. “We tend to think of meditation in only one way. But life itself is a meditation.”

– Raul Julia

45. “The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.”

– B.K.S Iyengar

46. “Inhale the future. Exhale the past.”

– Unknow

inhale the future exhale the past

47. “Yoga may look peaceful and calming, but even Arnold Schwarzenegger would have trouble breathing after twenty ‘surya namaskars’ in a row.”

– Kareena Kapoor Khan

48. “Yoga is about compassion and generosity towards others. It means being mindful of the world around us.”

– Christy Turlington

49. “Log out, shut down and do yoga.”

– Unknown

50. “A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.”

– T. Guillemets

51. “For those wounded by civilization, yoga is the most healing salve.”

– T. Guillemets

52. “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

53. “Yoga is the science of reality.”

– Sushil Singh

yoga is the science of reality

54. “To find inner bliss and happiness through yoga, learn to accept things as they are by changing your thoughts.”

– Debasish Mridha

55. “With yoga, you go back to your source to bloom again with joy and inner peace.”

– Debasish Mridha

In need of a little bit of yoga inspiration? Here are 55 yoga quotes. These inspiring yoga quotes can be a little bit funny too. #yogainspiration #yogaquotes #yogalifestyle
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