Yoga Quotes About Balance

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60 handpicked Yoga Quotes About Balance, Anger and Happiness

When Yoga is in question, balance can refer to the right way of practicing it or bodily alignment while maintaining any position. More abstractly, it means the harmony between  your soul, mind, and body that eventually opens the doorway to the utmost “moksha.” It may also mean eliminating the patterns that sway you from the right path.

You already know the pace of one’s day-to-day life can be painful on certain days, but separating just 5 minutes from your hectic schedule to devote to Yoga can do miracles. But there are days when you can’t feel motivated enough to do what you know is best for you. Fret not. We’ve got you covered. This article is a list full of quotes to stand by you and keep you motivated when you’re on the verge of breaking down. If you’re a fanatic about Yoga or love to practice it regularly, these quotes are the mantra to live by. Moreover, humans are prone to emotions that considerably hinder balance, so these yoga quotes about balance will help you act accordingly during any emotion.

Yoga quotes to enrich your mind when you’re feeling uninspired

  1. “If you seek peace, be still. If you seek wisdom, be silent. If you seek love, be yourself.”– Becca Lee
  2. “Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.” — Richard Freeman
  3. “Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.” — B.K.S. Iyengar
  4. Yoga is the stilling of the changing states of the mind.”―  Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras
  5. “Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.”―  B.K.S. Iyengar
  6. “It would be a shame to lose the precious jewel of liberation in the mud of ignorant body building.”―  Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois
  7. “Move your joints every day. You have to find your tricks. Bury your mind deep in your heart, and watch the body move by itself.” — Sri Dharma Mittra
  8. “The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ – steady effort in the direction you want to go.”–Sally Kempton
  9. The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ (regular practice over time) – steady effort in the direction you want to go.”–Sally Kempton
  10. “Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind, and soul.”–Amit Ray
  11. “Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel.”-Kevin Trudeau
  12. “Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.”– The Bhagavad Gita
  13. “The ultimate goal of Yoga is to always observe things accurately, and therefore never act in a way that will make us regret our actions later.”―  T.K.V. Desikachar
  14. “When the breath control is correct, mind control is possible.”―  Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

Yoga quotes to eradicate your sadness

  1. “Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.”- Patañjali
  2. “Yoga reveals to you the beauty of mindfulness and takes you into the essence of an endless present moment.”- Debasish Mridha
  3. “For those wounded by civilization, Yoga is the most healing salve.”- T. Guillemets
  4. “You may not be able to control the whole world, but you may learn to control your inner world through Yoga.”- Debasish Mridha
  5. “Letting go is the hardest asana.”- Anonymous
  6. “Be where you are, not where you think you should be.”- Anonymous
  7. “Yoga is invigoration in relaxation, freedom in routine, confidence through self-control, the energy within and energy without.” – Ymber Delecto
  8. “Treat your soul with care. It is your bosom friend. Feed and nurture it with love.” – Ashourina Yalda
  9. “Yoga is the science of reality.”- Sushil Singh

Yoga about balance quotes to further elevate your Happiness

  1. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  2. “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
  3. “The path to wholeness starts by loving yourself. It always starts there. If you love yourself, you will do whatever it takes to restore your health and Happiness.” — Dashama Konah Gordon
  4. “Happiness depends to some extent upon external conditions, but chiefly upon mental attitudes. To be happy, one should have good health, a well-balanced mind, a prosperous life, the right work, a thankful heart, and above all, wisdom or knowledge of God.” — Paramahansa Yogananda
  5. “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.” — Buddha
  6. “Yoga is the golden key that unlocks the door to peace, tranquillity, and joy.” — B. K. S. Iyengar
  7. “If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that Happiness from you.” – Paramahansa Yogananda
  8. “Yoga is like music. The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul creates the symphony of life.” – B.K.S Iyengar
  9. “In deep, conscious involvement with everything around you, there is no entanglement – there is just joy.” – Sadhguru
  10. “You do not need to seek freedom in a different land, for it exists with your own body, heart, mind, and soul.” – B.K.S Iyengar
  11. “Don’t fear the darkness if you carry the light within.” – Sivananda

Yoga quotes to turn to when you’re angry or stressed

  1. “Yoga, for me, is finding my inner peace.” –Gurmeet Choudhary
  2. “Yoga destresses me.” –Jodie Comer
  3. “The yoga pose helps me to calm down and focus when I need to.” –Brianna Hildebrand
  4. “Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is Meditation. But better still is the surrender of attachment to results because there follows immediate peace. — Bhagavad Gita
  5. “The more regular and the more deeply you meditate, the sooner you will find yourself always acting from a center of inner peace.” — J. Donald Walters
  6. “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 skin.” ― Rachel Brathen
  7. “Fewer the thoughts, greater the peace.” ― Sivananda Saraswati
  8. “Existence becomes futile if you cannot find Happiness. When wealth is lost, you have lost a little; when health is lost, you have lost something of more consequence; but when the peace of mind is lost, you have lost the highest treasure.” — Paramahansa Yogananda  
  9. “Meditation is silence, energizing and fulfilling. Silent is the eloquent expression of the inexpressible.” — Sri Chinmoy

Yoga quotes to fuel your life with positivity

  1. “When we push for immediate results and instant healing, we never inhabit the important in-between phase, which is where much of the learning and growth happen.” – Bo Forbes
  2. “Yoga is not about self-improvement, it’s about self-acceptance.” – Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa
  3. “When the breath wanders, the mind is also unsteady. But when the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still.” – Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  4. “Yoga is the ultimate practice. It simultaneously stimulates our inner light and quiets our overactive minds. It is both energy and rest. Yin and Yang. We feel the burn and find our bliss.” — Elise Joan
  5. “For many years, I mistook discipline as ambition. Now I believe it to be more about consistency. Do get on the mat. Practice and life are not that different.” — Judith Hanson Lasater
  6. “Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.” — Richard Freeman
  7. 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
  8. “Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.” — Amit Ray
  9. “Calming the mind is Yoga. Not just standing on the head.” — Swami Satchidanand
  10. “In asana practice, we learn to cherish each breath, to cherish every cell in our bodies. The time we spend on the mat is love in action” — Rolf Gates
  11. “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” — Etty Hillesum
  12. “At this moment, you are seamlessly flowing with the cosmos. There is no difference between your breathing and the breathing of the rain forest, between your bloodstream and the world’s rivers, between your bones and the chalk cliffs of Dover.” ― Deepak Chopra
  13. “All kidding aside, if everyone did yoga, we would have world peace.” — Rory Freedman

More Yoga quotes about balance you need to read right now

  1. “Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day-to-day life and endows skill in the performance of one’s actions. “— B.K.S. Iyengar
  2. “The material and the spiritual are but two parts of one universe and one truth. By overstressing one part or the other, man fails to achieve the balance necessary for harmonious development… Practice the art of living in this world without losing your inner peace of mind. Follow the path of balance to reach the inner wondrous garden of Self-Realization.” — Paramahansa Yogananda
  3. “Yoga takes you closer to your true nature. Yoga, with its techniques, helps you to harmonize with nature. Peace is our very nature, and Yoga leads you to inner peace. — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  4. “We are not going to change the whole world, but we can change ourselves and feel free as birds. We can be serene even amid calamities and, by our serenity, make others more tranquil. Serenity is contagious. If we smile at someone, he or she will smile back. And a smile costs nothing. We should plague everyone with joy. If we are to die in a minute, why not die happily, laughing?” — Swami Satchidananda

How to use these quotes in your day-to-day yoga practice?

This is kind of a “duh” thing. Life can be heavy sometimes and significantly weigh you down. At times of such crisis, when you’re laid on your bed, wasted and burnt-out, rifle through these quotes and good as new to perform more and more Yoga.

One day you start practicing Yoga, and you see a clear picture of your goals and the required motivation to accomplish them. Statistics have shown that Yoga, if done the right way, can be as beneficial as therapy in exorcising mental health issues like depression and anxiety. While depression can be curbed by medication, anxiety and other mental illnesses are excessively hard to cure. This includes  PTSD, written in the depths of your being if you happen to have it and dates back to as early as your childhood; it becomes a separate part of your existence and who you are at your core, which is extremely sad. And therapies and medication do not eradicate the root of these problems and even if they do up to a certain extent, remains of the trauma always remains to taunt you. But medical care can be effective with Meditation and other forms of yogic practice.


So join this endless Yoga family and see how it transforms your life. Be it sadness, stress, Happiness, frustration, or lack of motivation – whatever you feel, these quotes will live by you at all times.