Yoga has taught me so many things about life. Indeed, yoga is chock-full of inspirational words and wise advice. Here, a dozen quotes on life, practice, and the path to turn to in moments calling for renewed motivation.
Balance is the key to everything. What we do, think, say, eat, feel, they all require awareness, and through awareness we can grow.
– Koi Fresco
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.
– Joel Kramer
When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
– Peace Pilgrim
Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.
Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.
– Pema Chodron
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
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
The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire.
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
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.
– Zig Ziglar
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.
– Geeta Iyengar