54 Motivating yoga quotes

Yoga is one of the best way to find inner peace and motivation. This beautiful collection of yoga quotes will definitely help you to motivate and attain your inner peace.


  • Yoga begins right where I am, not where I was yesterday or where I long to be. – Linda Sparrowe


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


  • Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are. – Jason Crandell


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


  • 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


  • A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves. – T. Guillemets


  • The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness. – Sakyong Mipham


  • Yoga is 99 percent practice and one percent theory. – Sri Pattabhi Jois


  • Yoga is a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are. – Erich Schiffmann


Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self. – Bhagavad Gita


  • Yoga is not about touching your toes, it’s about what you learn on the way down. – Jigar Gor


  • Yoga takes you into the present moment. The only place where life exists.


  • Calming the mind is yoga. Not just standing on the head. – Swami Satchidananda


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  • 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 is a journey of the soul through the body that creates a harmony among nature, mind, and body.- Debasish Mridha


  • Yoga does not change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.- B.K.S Iyengar


  • All kidding aside, if everyone did yoga, we would have world peace. – Rory Freedman


  • The ultimate goal of yoga is to always observe things accurately, and therefore never act in a way that will make us regret our actions later.- T.K.V. Desikachar


  • Yoga makes you harmonious with nature and teaches you to be joyfully curious about your inner world.- Debasish Mridha


  • Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal but don’t approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain. – Sri Pattabhi Jois


  • Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body. – Mariel Hemingway


  • 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 is a method to come to a non-dreaming mind. Yoga is the science to be in the here and now.- Osho


  • Yoga is not a work-out, it is a work-in. And this is the point of spiritual practice; to make us teachable; to open up our hearts and focus our awareness so that we can know what we already know and be who we already are. – Rolf Gates


Yoga is the space where flower blossoms. – Amit Ray


  • The reward for doing yoga well is simple, you get to do a better job at living a fulfilling life. – Randal Williams


  • Yoga is the art work of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul. – Amit Ray


  • You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural state. – Sharon Gannon


  • Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony. – Debasish Mridha


  • For me, yoga provides the answer to every question an the solution to every problem. – Kali Om


  • Yoga is almost like music in a way, there’s no end to it.- Sting


  • Yoga is the cessation of the movements of the mind. Then there is abiding in the Seer’s own form. – Patanjali


  • Teaching yoga itself is great karma yoga, because it reconnects people to the source. – Amit Ray


  • To perform every action artfully is yoga. – Swami Kripalu


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  • Yoga reveals to you the beauty of mindfulness and takes you into the essence of an endless present moment. – Debasish Mridha


  • One of the fundamental principles of yoga, a small action done repeatedly can make an enormous difference. – Dr. Timothy McCall


Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. – Amit Ray


  • 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


  • Yoga is the best way to get to know yourself. – Debasish Mridha


  • This yoga is not possible, for the one who eats too much, or who does not eat at all; who sleeps too much, or who keeps awake. – Bhagavad Gita


  • Yoga is not to fit in, but to become flexible and nimble enough to blend in and find the true rhythm and harmony of life. – Debasish Mridha


  • For me, yoga is not just a workout, it’s about working on yourself. – Mary Glover


  • Yoga will always be transformational, even when it stops being cool. – Victoria Moran


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


  • Yoga is the process of eliminating pain, pain form the body, mind and the society. – Amit Ray


  • Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible. – Bob Harper


  • This calm steadiness of the senses is called yoga. Then one should become watchful, becomes yoga comes and go. – Upanishad


  • You may not be able to control the whole world, but you may learn to control your inner world through yoga. – Debasish Mridha


The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga. – Yogi Bhajan


  • Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame. – B.K.S lyengar


  • Yoga has a sly, clever way of short circuiting the mental patterns that cause anxiety. – Baxter Bell


  • Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind. – Patanjali


  • 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. – Donna Farhi


  • Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self control. Energy within and energy without. – Ymber Delecto