Top #24 Yoga Quotes that motivates you

Yoga, The most considerable and cultural practice in India is followed by ages to ages. There are many who still practice them and even motivate the upcoming generations to follow the same as there are a multiple benefits of practicing yoga on a day to day life. In this post, I would like to share a few Yoga motivational quotes that might help you perform and even practice yoga regularly.

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Quote #1: “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.”


Quote #2: “Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.”

–B.K.S lyengar

Quote #3: “Yoga is a dance between control and surrender — between pushing and letting go — and when to push and to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your well-being.”

–Joel Kramer

Quote #4: “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

Quote #5: “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 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.”

–Cybele Tomlinson

Quote #6: “The universe does this thing… where it aligns you with people, things, and situations that match the energy you put out.  The more you improve yourself and raise your vibration, the more you will see things that are beneficial to your well-being.”


Quote #7: “Yoga is not about touching your toes. It is what you learn on the way down.”

-Jigar Gor

Quote #8: “Yoga is not about tightening your ass.  It’s about getting your head out of it.”

–Eric Paskel

Quote #9: “Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory”.

-Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

Quote #10: “Yoga exists in the world because everything is linked”.


Quote #11: “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

Quote #12: “Inhale the future. Exhale the past.”


Quote #13: “True meditation is about being fully present with everything that is–including discomfort and challenges. It is not an escape from life.”

–Craig Hamilton

Quote #14: “The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ – steady effort in the direction you want to go.”

–Sally Kempton

Quote #15: “Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.”


Quote #16: “The study of asana is not about mastering posture.  It’s about using posture to understand and transform you.”

–B.K.S Iyengar

Quote #17: “Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.”

― Amit Ray

Quote #18: “When you catch yourself slipping into a pool of negativity, notice how it derives from nothing other than resistance to the current situation.”

― Donna Quesada

Quote #19: “Yoga is the cessation of the movements of the mind. Then there is abiding in the Seer’s own form.”

― Patañjali

Quote #20: “Why they always look so serious in Yoga? You make a serious face like this, you scare away good energy. To meditate, only you must smile.  Even smile in your liver. Practice tonight at the hotel. Not to hurry, not to try too hard. Too serious, you make you sick. You can call the good energy with a smile.

― Elizabeth Gilbert

Quote #21: “Yoga is not just repetation of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.”

― Amit Ray

Quote #22: “A balanced inner calmness radiates from a peaceful center. It neither craves others’ approval nor rejects others’ presence. It neither pulls towards nor pushes away.

― Donna Goddard

Quote #23: “Every soul innately yearns for stillness, for space, a garden where we can till, sow, reap, and rest, and by doing so come to a deeper sense of self and our place in the universe”.

― Anne D. LeClaire

Quote #24: “Corpse Pose sounds like no big deal, right? Then what’s so difficult about this spiritualized snooze? Forget about getting your feet behind your head. Just try lying still for ten minutes. With nothing left to do, you’re finally forced to come face to face with yourself.”

― Edward Vilga