Akasha'a Top Ten Yoga Quotes

  1. “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 seen must be embodied.” - Aadil Palkhivala
  2. "It doesn’t matter how deep into a posture you go, what matters is who you are when you get there." - Max Strom
  3. “The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.” - Rodney Yee
  4. "The practice of yoga brings us face to face with the extraordinary complexity of our own being." - Sri Auribindo
  5. "We are aware of yoga only as a technique to gain physical strength, flexibility, or increased health. And indeed these are potent side effects of the practice. But that is what they are: side effects. To focus on these largely insignificant manifestations is to miss the point entirely." - John McAfee
  6. "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
  7. “Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.” - Patanjali
  8. “Yoga is not about touching your toes. it is what you learn on the way down.” - Jigar Gor
  9. "Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun." - B. K. S. Iyengar
  10. “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

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