50 Gratitude Yoga Quotes About Balance And More

50 Gratitude Yoga Quotes About Balance And More

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Yoga or Yog is a practice to discipline and align an individual’s physical, mental, and spiritual elements. It aims at balancing the mind and learning about detachment and gratitude.
Hatha Yoga or Yoga, which are posture based physical fitness, is more prevalent in western culture. It mainly consists of asanas. Traditional Yoga focuses more on meditation and detachment from worldly pleasures. The first mention of Yoga was in Rig Veda, and it was derived from the Sanskrit word Yuj, meaning to join or yoke.

Someone who follows and practices Yoga is known as yogi and yogini. In Yoga Sutras, Yoga is called Ashtanga by Patanjali, and it has the following 8 parts:

  • Yama : It includes Ahimsa(non-violence), Satya(truthfulness), Asteya(non-stealing), Brahmacharya(celibacy) and Aparigraha(non-possesiveness).
  • Niyama: It includes Shaucha(purity), Santosha(contentment), Tapas(perseverance), Svadhyaya(study of self) and Ishvara-Pranidhana(True self).
  • Asana: A seated position to perform meditation.
  • Pranayama : Breath exercises.
  • Pratyahara: Abstraction
  • Dharana: Concentration
  • Dhyana: Meditation
  • Samadhi: Liberation

Without further ado, let’s read these gratitude yoga quotes about balance for more!

Gratitude Yoga Quotes!

To have gratitude means to be thankful for all that we have in our lives and to be content with it. Yoga teaches gratitude in every manner, and it starts with being grateful and optimistic about the present to God. Check out these gratitude yoga quotes for more!

“It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.”

Eckhart Tolle

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom”

Marcel Proust
Source: Pleasures and days: and other writings

“The purpose of life is to be beautiful, to be bountiful, to be blissful, to be graceful and grateful. What a wonderful English word—grateful. If one is great and full, one is God. And whenever smallness faces you, you should be great. And full. Full of that greatness.”

Harbhajan Singh Yogi

“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.”

Meister Eckhart

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.”

Melody Beattie
Source: Melody Beattie 4 Title Bundle: Codependent No More and 3 Other Best Sellers by Melody Beattie: A collection of four Melody Beattie best sellers
Gratitude Yoga Quotes!
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”

“It is good to say, ‘Hello, how are you? Good morning, my Creator. Thank you very much.’ It is called gratitude. Attitude of gratitude brings you opportunities beyond your concept. And when the prayer becomes the vibration of the soul, mind, and self, we can create a miracle.”

Harbhajan Singh Yogi

“Gratefulness for what is there is one of the most powerful tools for creating what is not yet there. What does gratefulness mean? It means you appreciate what is. You value, you give attention to, you honor whatever is here at this moment.”

Eckhart Tolle
Source: FaceBook post on Jan 03, 2011

“Given the amount of unjust suffering And unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared.”

Dennis Prager
Source: IMDB

“When you are grateful fear disappears And abundance appears.”

Anthony Robbins
Source: Twitter post from Jan 08, 2017

“Practicing gratitude doesn’t have to be difficult, but It will take effort. It’s the practice of seeing the quality of things alongside the quantity. It’s both the subconscious And conscious valuation you place on people, events, and challenges in your life.”

Jessi Richardson
Gratitude Yoga Quotes!
“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.”

“Have gratitude for the things you’re discarding. By giving gratitude, you’re giving closure to the relationship with that object, And by doing so, It becomes a lot easier to let go”

Marie Kondo

“Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.”

Amy Collette

“I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet.”

Confucius

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege It is be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love”

Marcus Aurelius

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, And that It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Source: Letters Papers from Prison
Gratitude Yoga Quotes!
“Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture.”

“When we are truly experiencing a state of gratitude, we feel naturally full, abundant, and blessed, which are all the exact opposites of the experience of Vata imbalance.”

Dr. Siva Mohan

Yoga Quotes About Balance!

Yoga is not just an act of balancing your body for an asana or pose but also about balancing the mind to attain peace. Let us read these Yoga quotes about balance to know more!

“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 is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind, and soul.”

Amit Ray
Source: Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style

“In whatever position one is in, or in whatever condition in life one is placed, one must find balance. Balance is the state of the present, the here and now. If you balance in the present, you are living in eternity.”

B.K.S. Iyengar
Source: Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom

“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
Source: Astadala Yogamala Volume-1
Yoga Quotes About Balance
“When mind controls man, it’s… Bhoga (bondage). But when a man controls the mind, it’s… Yoga!”

“Possessing strength and stillness is a sign of balance: power and serenity combined in one moment. It’s challenging enough to hold either one, let alone both, in perfect equipoise, but that is the goal if we want to be balanced.”

Sebastian Pole

“Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind.”

Ravi Ravindra
Source: The Wisdom of Patañjali’s Yoga Sutras: A New Translation and Guide

“If I’m losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga.”

T. Guillemets

“Yoga is about finding your own balance in our crazy, tempestuous times. It’s about standing tall with confidence even when the winds of your world are swirling around you.”

Kathryn E. Livingston

“People lose their balance and suffer from money madness and business mania only because they never had the opportunity of culturing habits of a balanced life. It is not our passing thoughts or brilliant ideas but our everyday habits that control our lives.”

Paramahansa Yogananda
Yoga Quotes About Balance
“Balancing in yoga and life is a reflection of our inner state.”

Funny Yoga Quotes!

Although Yoga is a pretty serious concept but people experience many funny instances while performing asanas or meditation. Let us read these funny yoga quotes about balance for more!

“The only yoga stretch I’ve perfected is the yawn.”

Grant Tucker

“A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.”

Terri Guillemets

“Yoga class is great. You can close your eyes and imagine yourself in a relaxing place.”

Grant Tucker

“I do an hour’s yoga and go running every day. Then I see a picture of myself and I still look like a skinny, potbellied idiot – and I thought I had turned into this super hunk!”

Chris Martin
Source: “The importance of being earnest”. Interview with Craig McLean For The Guardian

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

Eric Paskel
Funny Yoga Quotes!
“I’m not napping. This is savasana!”

“It’s funny when people think ‘yoga people’ are supposed to be calm. No. We’re all here because we’re nuts!”

Anonymous

“I tried yoga once but took off for the mall halfway through class, as I had a sudden craving for a soft pretzel and world peace.”

Terri Guillemets

“Calming the mind is yoga. Not just standing on the head.”

Swami Satchidananda

“Yoga is the practice of tolerating the consequences of being yourself.”

Bhagavad Gita

“Yoga may look peaceful and calming, but even Arnold Schwarzenegger would have trouble breathing after twenty ‘Surya namaskars’ in a row.”

Kareena Kapoor Khan
Funny Yoga Quotes!
“Let’s face it, I only practice yoga because the classes are always packed with beautiful women.”

“I’m actually banned from the Himalayas, because I’m too good at yoga.”

Judah Friedlander

“I have to tell you, it’s very boring, but before I did yoga, I was a stand-up comedian who can’t stand up. And now I can stand on my head.”

Maysoon Zayid

“Yoga and Meditation – Because some questions can’t be answered by Google.”

Anonymous

“Talk to me when your chakras are aligned.”

Anonymous

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

Anonymous
Funny Yoga Quotes!
“Smiling is mouth yoga.”

“Some days you eat salads and do yoga. Someday you eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It’s called balance.”

Anonymous

“A day without yoga is like a sundae without sprinkles”

Anonymous

Yoga has proven benefits for physical as well as mental health and it’s the most traditional and best way to keep oneself fit and active. I hope these yoga quotes about balance and more may help you in switching to this healthy habit.

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