40+ Inspiring Yoga Quotes For Motivation And Preparation

Yoga is a mental, spiritual, and physical practice that was originated in India, the practice is believed to bring countless health benefits to a person who does it on a daily basis.

In preparation for your Yoga Practice and in order to get you motivated, AIR brings you one of the best inspiring yoga quotes that you can find on the internet. Enjoy!

40+ Inspiring Yoga Quotes For Motivation

  1. There is always room for change, but you have to be open to that change.
  2. The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ – steady effort in the direction you want to go.
  3. Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.
  4. A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.
  5. You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.
  6. Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.
  7. That’s why it’s called a practice. We have to practice a practice if it is to be of value.
  8. Yoga is 99% Practice & 1% theory.
  9. Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.
  10. Master your breath, let the self be in bliss, contemplate on the sublime within you.
  11. Practice and all is coming.
  12. Yoga allows you to rediscover a sense of wholeness in your life, where you do not feel like you are constantly trying to fit broken pieces together.
  13. Yoga exists in the world because everything is linked.
  14. The breath relates directly to the mind and to our prāṇa, but we should not therefore imagine that as we inhale, prāṇa simply flows into us. This is not the case. Prāṇa enters the body in the moment when there is a positive change in the mind.
  15. Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.
  16. True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; yoga is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been; yoga cares about the person you are becoming. Yoga is designed for a vast and profound purpose, and for it to be truly called yoga, its essence must be embodied.
  17. The yoga pose you avoid the most you need the most.
  18. I bend so I don’t break.
  19. When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
  20. Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.
  21. It is not arrogant or egotistical to feel good inside. You had nothing to do with it. It’s simply the honest response to clearly perceived Reality.
  22. Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.
  23. The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.
  24. 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.
  25. A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.
  26. Yoga does not remove us from the reality or responsibilities of everyday life but rather places our feet firmly and resolutely in the practical ground of experience. We don’t transcend our lives; we return to the life we left behind in the hopes of something better.
  27. Yoga is the process of eliminating pain – pain form the body, mind and the society.
  28. You may not be able to control the whole world, but you may learn to control your inner world through yoga.
  29. The true miracle lies in our eagerness to allow, appreciate, and honor the uniqueness, and freedom of each sentient being to sing the song of their heart.
  30. Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you.
  31. Inhale the future, exhale the past.
  32. The pose begins when you want to leave it.
  33. Be where you are, not where you think you should be.
  34. The longest journey of any person is the journey inward.
  35. The very heart of yoga practice is abhyasa – steady effort in the direction you want to go.
  36. Yoga is a dance between control and surrender – between pushing and letting go – and when to push and when to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your being.
  37. The peace of God is with them whose mind and soul are in harmony, who are free from desire and wrath, who know their own soul.
  38. It’s not life that matters, it’s the courage you bring to it.
  39. If I’m losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga.
  40. When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all of your thoughts break their bonds. Your mind transcends limitations; your consciousness expands in every direction; and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive and you discover yourself to be a greater person than you ever dreamed yourself to be.



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