51 of the Best Yoga Quotes

You know that feel good mood after your Morning Yoga Routine?

You’re sweaty and feeling energetic by the challenges of your Yoga practice, your mind is alert and your heart is content. Adrenalin is still running in the background and you feel you can conquer the world and start your day.

This is sort of the same feeling I get when I read a good motivational Yoga quote. It resonates in my mind, reminding me why I love Yoga so much.

Simple inspirational Yoga quotes that reafirms some principles and concepts that are part of Yoga practice but, most important,are part of life .

Get inspired with these amazing Yoga inspirational quotes:

Amazing Yoga Inspirational Quotes

“You’re only one class away from a good mood”

“When you now your breath, nobody can steal your peace.”

“Yoga is a dance between control and surrender “

Yoga motivation quotes and sayings


“Yoga doesn’t ask you to be more than you are. It does ask though to be all that you are.”

“The Yoga pose you avoid the most is the one you do need.”

“Listen to story that your body is telling you today.”

“Yoga adds years to you life and life to your years.”

“Inhale the future, exhale the past.”

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not to be endured and endure what can’t be cured”

Why do we get hooked on Yoga Quotes 

It is a fact: people just love inspirational quotes. We love them in beautiful hand-lettering. We print them on t-shirts, we hand them on posters, and we even tattoo them on our bodies. But why?

What is it about quotes, sayings and mantras that we find so motivational?

“Yoga begins right where I am, not where I was in the past or where I long to be.”

Inspirational quotes are designed to motivate immediately, and for a defined time, they can be the must-needed pick-me-up that gets you motivated to do the thing that you do every day, whether it is your work out at the gym, go to work, or work on your project.

When we’re going through hardship or self-doubt, motivational quotes might not be the truth enough to live on, but it will be helpful in getting you moving again. Yoga quotes are particularly meaningful since they are broad and holistic. 

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Yoga motivational quotes

“Yoga is not a command performance, it is an invitation to explore”

” Yoga is the art work of awareness, on the canvas of body, mind and soul.”

“Peace begins with a smile”

“If you’re tired learn to rest not to quit”

My ever favourite Yoga quote: “Gratitude creates abundance”

“Yoga is like life: it is a balance of holding on it and letting it go”

“Yoga is not about self improvement is about self acceptance”

“The body benefits form movement. The mind benefits from silence.”

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Yoga quotes

“Lose your mind, find your soul”

“Today I will not stress about things I don’t control”

“Be the energy you want to attract”

“Here and now is where Yoga begins”

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“The quieter you become the more you can hear”

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“Yoga is the best opportunity to be curious about who you are”

“Yoga – Just trust the process”

“Yoga is the exercise of tolerating the consequences of being yourself with grace and warmth “

“Happiness is when what you say and what you do are in harmony”

“Live Yoga off the mat”

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“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 and balance and truly finding peace in your own skin”

“No matter how old, how sick or out of shape you are, you still can have a new beginning with Yoga”

“Sometimes in Yoga I feel like a graceful swan. Other times I feel like a baby giraffe learning to use its legs.”

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“Yoga is like the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible.”

“Treat your body like a temple.”

“Sweat, smile, repeat.”

“Rule your mind or it will rule you.”

“Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.”

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

Yoga motivation quote

” Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live. It is your temple.”

“Do not feel lonely.  The entire universe is inside of you.”

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

“Yoga is a way of moving into stillness.”

“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.”

“Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.”

“Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.”

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“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.”

“Living in the present activates your inner courage.”

” We close our eyes when we pray, cry, dream, kiss. The most beautiful things in life are not seen but felt only from our hearts.”

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Yoga Quotes to inspire your life