My Favourite Yoga Quotes

With the holidays just around the corner (and a much welcome goodbye to 2016) I wanted to share with you some of my favourite yoga quotes! I hope these inspire your practice and wellness journey through the holidays and the new year!

Enjoy these yoga quotes!

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

"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." ~ by Rumi

“Be a lamp to yourself. Be your own confidence. Hold on to the truth within yourself as to the only truth.” ~ Buddha

"Accepting means you allow yourself to feel whatever it is you are feeling at that moment. It is part of the isness of the Now. You can't argue with what is. Well, you can, but if you do, you suffer."  ~ Eckhart Tolle

"Your life is a sacred journey. It is about change, growth, discovery, movement, transformation, continuously expanding your vision of what is possible, stretching your soul, learning to see clearly and deeply, listening to your intuition, taking courageous challenges at every step along the way. You are on the path... exactly where you are meant to be right now... And from here, you can only go forward, shaping your life story into a magnificent tale of triumph, of healing, of courage, of beauty, of wisdom, of power, of dignity, and of love." ~ by Caroline Adams

“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

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

“Do your practice and all is coming.” ~ Sri K Patthabi Jois

“Your hand opens and closes and opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralyzed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as bird wings.” ~ Rumi

“Through the practices of yoga, we discover that concern for the happiness and well being of others, including animals, must be an essential part of our own quest for happiness and well being. The fork can be a powerful weapon of mass destruction or a tool to create peace on Earth.”~ Sharon Gannon

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built.”~ Rumi

“Before you've practiced, the theory is useless. After you've practiced, the theory is obvious.”~ David Williams

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured. - BKS Iyengar

Change is not something that we should fear. Rather, it is something that we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom, and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they're meant to be. - Anon

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

“In stillness all conflict must end.” ~ Phillip Urso

“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

"Before you've practiced, the theory is useless. After you've practiced, the theory is obvious."~ David Williams

”The word yoga comes from Sanskrit, the language of ancient India. It means union, integration, or wholeness. It is an approach to health that promotes the harmonious collaboration of the human being’s three components: body, mind, and spirit.”~ Stella Weller

I would like for people to realize that yoga is not about touching your toes. ~Gary Kraftsow

While doing yoga we are more ourselves, and more than ourselves. ~Valerie Jeremijenko

Yoga is not about self-improvement, it’s about self-acceptance. ~Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

Mountain pose teaches us, literally, how to stand on our own two feet.... teaching us to root ourselves into the earth.... Our bodies become a connection between heaven and earth. ~Carol Krucoff

“Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.”  ~Yogi Bhajan

The practice of Yoga on Daily Basis brings us face to face with the extraordinary complexity of our own being.” – Sri Aurobindo

Happy Holidays! Let us know what you’re up to this month in the comments! 

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  1. Happy New Year and thanks for a year filled with great blogs from you. Looking forward to more interesting information in 2017
    • Thank you, Cindy! Happy New Year to you too! xx

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