41 Yoga Quotes to Get You on the Mat


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41 Yoga Quotes to Get You on the Mat

“Yoga is the space where flower blossoms.” — Amit Ray

“However beautifully we carry out an asana, however flexible our body may be, if we do not achieve the integration of body, breath, and mind we cannot claim that what we are doing is yoga.” — T. K. V. Desikachar

“Yoga is the ultimate fusion of science and spirituality.” — Amit Ray

“Meditation is your time-out with yourself. It isn’t a house party, and there is no law saying how you must feel. Keep a journal and write down how you feel before and after each meditation session. Maintain a beginner’s mind and, most importantly, other like-minded people who can embrace, nourish, and support you during your practice and daily life.” — Ntathu Allen


“In meditation, you train your body to be still and your mind to slow down and focus on a point of concentration.” — Ntathu Allen

“At the end of the day, meditation is a state of mind. The practice of meditation is just a tool to guide you to feel calm, inner peace, and balance in your everyday life.” — Ntathu Allen

“When life is foggy, path is unclear and mind is dull, remember your breath. It has the power to give you the peace. It has the power to resolve the unsolved equations of life.” — Amit Ray

“Yoga is bringing fitness in body, calmness in mind, kindness in heart and awareness in life.” — Amit Ray


“Rise up and lift your sword, peaceful warrior. Keep it strong and steady. You’ve already lived and fought a thousand battles, and you’re not here—again—to cower in fear and pain.” — Anne Clendening

“Yoga does not start or end on your mat, but is present in every breath you take.” — Evita Ochel

“Yoga exercises are the best connecting tools for unity, human dignity, health, equality, global peace and compassion.” — Amit Ray

“If you seek peace, be still. If you seek wisdom, be silent. If you seek love, be yourself.” — Becca Lee

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

“You either get bitter or get better. It’s that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you.” — Josh Shipp

“I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.” — Rumi

“You are the sky, everything else is just the weather.” — Pema Chodron

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“Carve out and claim the time to care for yourself and kindle your own fire.” — Amy Ippoliti

“The heart of a yogi should always bear good-will and thoughts that benefit others.” — Amit Ray

“Overall, always strive to be genuine — about who you are, what you offer, and why you do what you do.” — Amy Ippoliti

“Watch how your enthusiasm can light up another’s fire. This is how we wake up the world.” — Amy Ippoliti

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

“Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” — Pema Chodron

“Your soul is your best friend. Treat it with care, nurture it with growth, feed it with love.” — Ashourina Yalda

“There will always be people who can do it better than you, but that’s a good thing! Start to see competition as inspiration — without envy.” — Kathryn Budig

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” — The Bhagavad Gita

“The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire.” — Mama Indigo

“The very heart of yoga practice is abhyasa — steady effort in the direction you want to go.” — Sally Kempton

“Remember, it doesn’t matter how deep into a posture you go. What does matter is who you are when you get there.” — Max Storm

“Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you.” — Amit Ray

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

“Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.” — Amit Ray

“One of the fundamental principles of yoga: a small action done repeatedly can make an enormous difference.” — Dr. Timothy McCall

“The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.” — T.K.V. Desikachar

“Practicing yoga during the day is a matter of keeping your eyes on the road and one ear turned toward the infinite.” — Erich Schiffmann

“Mountain pose is an affirmation. You can conquer anything with your natural boldness and resolute strength. Only you can reach the peak of your success.” — Terri Guillemets

“The reward for doing yoga well is simple—you get to do a better job at living a fulfilling life.” — Randal Williams

“The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga.” — Yogi Bhajan

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

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

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