40 New Yoga Quotes For International Yoga Day 2018 Message For Day


Yoga begins right where I am

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

There is always room for change

"There is always room for change, but you have to be open to that change." -Kathryn Budig

The very heart of yoga practice

"The very heart of yoga practice is 'abyhasa' - steady effort in the direction you want to go." -Sally Kempton



Yoga means addition

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

Don't move the way fear makes you move

Don't move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move. - Osho

True meditation is about being fully

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

The body is your temple

The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in. -B.K.S Iyengar

You are the sky

You are the sky, everything else is just the weather. - Pema Chodron

Yoga is not just repetition of few postures

"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 the journey of the self

"Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self." -The Bhagavad Gita

When you listen to yourself

"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

I was looking for someone to inspire me

"I was looking for someone to inspire me, motivate me, support me, keep me focused. Someone who would love me, cherish me, make me happy, and I realized all along that I was looking for myself." -Unknown

That's why it's called a practice

"That's why it's called a practice. We have to practice a practice if it is to be of value." -Peace Pilgrim

If you choose to see everything as a miracle

If you choose to see everything as a miracle, then where you are right now is perfect. There is nowhere to run to; there is nothing else to do except be in this moment and allow what is to be. From that place of radical acceptance, major change can happen. The first step in any transformational experience is acceptance and surrender to the present moment, the way that it is. From that place we have the awareness, humility and power to change what is. - Mastin Kipp

Calming the mind is yoga

"Calming the mind is yoga. Not just standing on the head." -Swami Satchidananda

Quiet your mind. Free your body

"Quiet your mind. Free your body."
"Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame." -B.K.S lyengar

Your soul is your best friend

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

Although yoga has its origins in ancient India

"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 is the perfect opportunity

"Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are." -Jason Crandell

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Yoga must not be practiced to control the body

Yoga must not be practiced to control the body: it is the opposite, it must bring freedom to the body, all the freedom it needs. - Vanda Scaraveli

Yoga is invigoration in relaxation

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

Yoga takes you into the present moment

"Yoga takes you into the present moment. The only place where life exists." -Unknown

Yoga is not about touching your toes

"Yoga is not about touching your toes. It is what you learn on the way down." -Jigar Gor

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not

"Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured." -B.K.S Iyengar

The nature of yoga is to shine the

"The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body." -Jason Crandell

Take care of your body

"Take care of your body, it's the only place you have to live." -Jim Rohn

Do not feel lonely

"Do not feel lonely. The entire universe is inside of you." -Rumi

Your body can do it

"Your body can do it. It's your mind you need to convince." Source: @quotefit

Yoga does not just change the way we see things

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

Doing anything with attention to

"Doing anything with attention to how you feel is doing yoga." -Jean Couch

Once you're in touch with the life force

Once you're in touch with the life force around us, it's natural to want to help keep it around. - Adi Carter

Yoga allows you to find an inner peace

"Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled and riled by the endless stresses and struggles of life." -B.K.S Iyengar

Yoga is about clearing away whatever

"Yoga is about clearing away whatever is in us that prevents our living in the most full and whole way. With yoga, we become aware of how and where we are restricted - in body, mind, and heart - and how gradually to open and release these blockages. As these blockages are cleared, our energy is freed. We start to feel more harmonious, more at one with ourselves. Our lives begin to flow - or we begin to flow more in our lives." -Cybele Tomlinson

Although yoga has its origins in ancient India

"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

You cannot always control what goes on outside

"You cannot always control what goes on outside, but you can always control what goes on inside." -Wayne Dyer

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it. - Ivan Panin

The study of asana is not about mastering posture

"The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It's about using posture to understand and transform yourself." -B.K.S Iyengar

Yoga is a way of moving into stillness in

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

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu

Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body

"Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body." -Mariel Hemingway