10 Yoga Sayings To Motivate You

Whether it is your first time to use a yoga mat or you have been doing the different poses for decades now, you need some motivation from time to time. Reading quotes and sayings will keep you inspired as you get your daily dose of yoga. This helps you deepen the connection between your body and mind, which allows you to get the most out of yoga. After all, the ultimate goal is not only to improve your posture or flexibility but also to relax your mind.

Here are yoga quotes and sayings that will certainly keep you going so that you can achieve your goals sooner or later:

“Inhale the future, exhale the past.”

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

“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.” — Aadil Palkhivala, Fire of Love

“The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ – steady effort in the direction you want to go.” –Sally Kempton

“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are” — Jason Crandell

“Yoga is not for the flexible. It’s for the willing.”

“The yoga pose is not the goal. Becoming flexible is not the goal. Standing on your hands is not the goal. The goal is serenity. Balance. Truly finding peace in your own skin.” ― Rachel Brathen, Yoga Girl

“Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory.” — Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

“The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ – steady effort in the direction you want to go.” –Sally Kempton

“Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.” – Hatha Yoga Pradipika

There are many more sayings out there pertaining to yoga. But hopefully, the ones that we’ve shared above have provided you with inspiration. Take your time to reflect on each one of them. There’s no rush. That’s what yoga is all about. You can’t force yourself to do a certain pose if your body is not yet prepared for it. If you think that you’re ready, try, practice, and master it.

We cannot stress enough the benefits that you will gain from doing yoga. But looking at the testimonials given by long-time practitioners, it is, indeed, very helpful. It is probably the most effective way to establish a great link between your mind and body.

And again, as you go on with your yoga journey, take your time to read through quotes and sayings. Those should keep you motivated and inspired to achieve not only your fitness goals but also your ultimate objectives in life……

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