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"Without proper breathing, the yoga postures are nothing more than calisthenics." - Rachel Schaeffer

"It requires one to assume such indecent postures." - Oscar Wilde

"Public postures have the configuration of private derangement." - Tom Stoppard

"Yoga is not just repetition of few postures - it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life." - Amit Ray

"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

"When I consider the deeper meaning of yoga, I realize it's about a lot more than simply performing a variety of postures on a mat." - Carre Otis

"I started doing yoga." - Carnie Wilson

"Jnana yoga is practical." - Frederick Lenz

"When there is no mind, you are in yoga; when there is mind you are not in yoga. So you may do all the postures, but if the mind goes on functioning, if you go on thinking, you are not in yoga. Yoga is the state of no-mind. If you can be without the mind without doing any posture, you have become a perfect yogi. It has happened to many without doing any postures, and it has not happened to many who have been doing postures for many lives." - Rajneesh

"I never play cricket. It requires one to assume such indecent postures." - Oscar Wilde

"All postures of submission and surrender should be part of our prehistory." - Christopher Hitchens

"When there is no mind, you are in yoga; when there is mind you are not in yoga. So you may do all the postures, but if the mind goes on functioning, if you go on thinking, you are not in yoga." - Rajneesh

"The Rig Veda defines yoga as a union or "yoking" of the material and spiritual worlds, and it doesn't describe any physical postures other than the traditional cross-legged meditation pose." - Deepak Chopra

"If you work on yoga, yoga will work on you." - Baba Hari Dass

"You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state." - Sharon Gannon

"I like tea and yoga, but I don't do yoga." - Moby

"Yoga is mind wave quieting." - Patanjali

"Yoga is a natural thing." - Laura Huxley

"Yoga only works one way." - Bikram Choudhury

"Yoga is a life-saver." - Ione Skye

"I really love doing yoga. My main ritual is yoga. I do A LOT of yoga" - Britney Spears

"Contrology develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong postures, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind, and elevates the spirit." - Joseph Pilates

"What has spread all over the world is not yoga. It is not even non-yoga; it is un-yoga." - Prashant Iyengar

"I'm a massive yoga head. Lots of yoga and lots of running. I do Bikram yoga. I adore it." - Natalie Dormer

"Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory." - K. Pattabhi Jois

"Yoga is your mind control capacity." - K. Pattabhi Jois

"Essentially, yoga means dissolving your identity." - Jaggi Vasudev

"Summer = yoga, snowcones, swimming & no makeup" - Bethenny Frankel

"Yoga releases the creative potential in life." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Yoga is a means and an end." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Yoga is the practice of radical transformation" - Georg Feuerstein

"Lazy people can't practice Ashtanga Yoga" - K. Pattabhi Jois

"I only know one yoga: 'You Go.'" - Meher Baba

"Music and yoga have a great synergy." - Michael Franti

"The study of yoga makes me inspired." - Rodney Yee

"I need yoga every single day." - Gonjasufi

"Yoga is the cessation of mind." - Patanjali

"If yoga didn't exist, I'd invent it." - Jennifer Aniston

"I do yoga; I'm pretty dedicated." - Vanessa Ferlito

"Yoga competition is an old Indian tradition." - Bikram Choudhury

"Yoga in America is a joke." - Bikram Choudhury

"I fell in love with doing yoga." - Ione Skye

"Yoga makes me feel really sexy." - Alicia Silverstone

"Yoga is not a religion to me." - Christy Turlington

"Yoga is just good for you." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"There are four principal pathways that lead to enlightement: The yoga of love, the yoga of service, the yoga of knowledge, and the yoga of mysticism." - Frederick Lenz

"Yoga probably makes me a better person." - Jennifer Morrison

"I don't think I can put my finger exactly on when remission occurred, because from that moment on, I left Western medicine and never looked back. I practiced every day for ten to twelve hours a day - spiritual studies, meditation, pranayama, yoga postures, Ayurvedic studies, deep, deep, powerful cleansings and fasting." - Brad Willis

"I take my fearless approach into my teaching by helping my students to realize their potential through yoga. I have a gift for making difficult poses accessible and reminding people that postures, and anything in life, are only as hard as you make them out to be." - Kathryn Budig

"Through practice comes Yoga, through Yoga comes knowledge, through knowledge love, and through love bliss." - Swami Vivekananda

"I need to go to my yoga class - I love hot yoga!" - Kimberly Williams-Paisley

"It is not yoga that injures, but the way one does yoga that leads to injury." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Do yoga in order to know what to do when you're not doing yoga." - Rod Stryker

"Yoga is for internal cleansing, not external exercising. Yoga means true self-knowledge." - K. Pattabhi Jois

"I do yoga weekly. I don't know who I'd be without yoga and running." - Natalie Dormer

"I like doing yoga. I do yoga three times a week and I do Pilates twice." - Heather Graham

"I do yoga. I've been doing yoga for over 20 years and I love it." - Jeremy Piven

"I love yoga. I do yoga when I have time, which is not very often." - Maria Sharapova

"I need to go to my yoga class - I love hot yoga!" - Kimberly Williamspaisley

"Backbends are to be felt more than expressed. The other postures can be expressed and then felt. Like in meditation each person has to feel backbends." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"OPERA, n. A play representing life in another world, whose inhabitants have no speech but song, no motions but gestures and no postures but attitudes." - Ambrose Bierce

"You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural state." - Sharon Gannon

"Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal.... But don't approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain." - K. Pattabhi Jois

"What kind of Yoga do you want to practice, the Yoga of getting or the Yoga of giving?... One enslaves, the other liberates." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Yoga believes in transforming the individual before transforming the world." - Swami Satchidananda

"Yoga is a mirror to look at ourselves from within." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Yoga is the art and science of living." - Indra Devi

"Yoga calms me down. It gives me energy and focus." - Jennifer Aniston

"Yoga means to unite the limited with the unlimited." - Jaggi Vasudev

"If everyone practiced yoga, pharmacies would have to close." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"It is never too late in life to practice yoga" - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Yoga is an inner experience#31; - a workIN within a workOUT." - A. G. Mohan

"You become writer by writing. It is a yoga." - R.K. Narayan

"Yoga is when you feel pure consciousness and spirit." - Alan Finger

"Yoga makes me feel like I can do anything." - Lady Gaga

"I hate yoga pants anywhere but the gym." - Robin Givhan

"A mind free from all disturbances is Yoga." - Patanjali

"Yoga is the stilling of the fluctuations of the mind." - Patanjali

"I'm an exercise and yoga junkie and I feel good." - Lainie Kazan

"Before me, there was no money, no business with yoga." - Bikram Choudhury

"Do you know, every yoga school in India is free?" - Bikram Choudhury

"I always work out. I do Pilates and yoga." - Kim Delaney

"Yoga is an art and science of living." - Indra Devi

"Yoga means union, in all its significances and dimensions." - Indra Devi

"Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body." - Mariel Hemingway

"I try to do yoga once a week." - Alessandra Ambrosio

"I've done yoga, and I want to start Pilates soon." - Monica Keena

"I'm into yoga, I meditate all the time, I'm vegetarian." - Russell Brand

"I also do a lot of Kundalini yoga." - Russell Brand

"I think we should do meditation and yoga at work." - Mark T Bertolini

"Yoga always made me feel really good about myself." - Scarlett Pomers

"Yoga is the one L.A. thing I actually like." - Talulah Riley

"There are so many different styles of yoga." - Jessy Schram

"I do Pilates and yoga and try to eat healthy." - Amy Smart

"I exercise at home - light cardio and yoga." - Danica Mckellar

"I am an Indian, so I do yoga." - Zubin Mehta

"I go to yoga classes and work on my core." - Maria Sharapova

"I go to yoga every day. I meditate every morning." - Russell Simmons

"Yoga has reinforced and grounded my own spiritual beliefs." - Christy Turlington

"In the morning, I practice 15 minutes of yoga." - Vivienne Westwood

"I do prenatal yoga and walk a lot." - Kelli Williams

"Like Yoga, the spiritual life is actually very difficult." - Sting

"I enjoy yoga a lot, not even for the workout." - Jessica Szohr

"I think there should be holy war against yoga classes." - Werner Herzog

"I love pilates and yoga but don't do them regularly." - Elizabeth Hurley

"More yoga in the world is what we need." - Diane Lane

"There is no doubt that the foundation of being a great yoga teacher is being a great yoga student." - Rod Stryker

"Your whole being should be symmetrical. Yoga is symmetry. That is why yoga is a basic art." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"All forms of yoga involve occult assumptions, even hatha yoga, which is often presented as a merely physical discipline." - Douglas Groothuis

"Yoga is about awakening. Yoga is about creating a life that brings more beauty and more love into the world." - John Friend

"I no longer say nice things about yoga. I was doing yoga so long before everybody else." - Jill Clayburgh

"I guarantee you, yoga will compete with computers, music, sports, automobiles, the drug industry. Yoga will take over the world!" - Bikram Choudhury

"To practice jnana yoga, the yoga of knowledge and discrimination, it's necessary to have a highly developed mind." - Frederick Lenz

"The yoga of knowledge is the yoga of perfection. It is the end and the beginning of all things." - Frederick Lenz

"The yoga of discrimination can never be put into words, since the entire yoga exists beyond words." - Frederick Lenz

"The yoga of love is the yoga of acceptance. Love teaches us that which is most important is self-acceptance." - Frederick Lenz

"Yoga is an ancient discipline in which physical postures, breath practice, meditation, and philosophical study are tools for achieving liberation. In my interpretation, achieving liberation in yoga means learning how to be present with everything that arises, whether it is pain or pleasure, sadness or joy, failure or success. And to be present with whatever arises, I believe we must not only be aware of what is arising but we must also be able to see all things that arise as equal, with detachment." - Rodney Yee

"If knowing yourself and being yourself were as easy to do as to talk about, there wouldn't be nearly so many people walking around in borrowed postures, spouting secondhand ideas, trying desperately to fit in rather than to stand out." - Warren G. Bennis

"This is the ministry and its work - not to drill hearts and minds and consciences into right forms of thought and mental postures, but to guide to the living God who speaks." - Frederick William Robertson

"Fearful people are more dependent, more easily manipulated and controlled, more susceptible to deceptively simple, strong, tough measures and hard-line postures. ... They may accept and even welcome repression if it promises to relieve their insecurities." - George Gerbner

"It wasn't for children, seventh grade. You could read the stress of even entering the building in the postures of the teachers, the security guards. Nobody could relax in such a racial and hormonal disaster area." - Jonathan Lethem

"This is the ministry and its work-not to drill hearts and minds and consciences into right forms of thought and mental postures, but to guide to the living God who speaks." - Frederick William Robertson

"The mind is a kind of theater, where several perceptions successively make their appearence; pass, re-pass, glide away, and mingle in an infinite variety of postures and situations." - David Hume

"We cannot expect that millions are practicing real yoga just because millions of people claim to be doing yoga all over the globe. What has spread all over the world is not yoga. It is not even non-yoga; it is un-yoga." - Prashant Iyengar

"The "Bhagavad Gita" is actually a very good text for yoga - the yoga of love, the yoga of action or karma, the yoga of understanding of intellect, and the yoga of reflection and meditation. I think it's a very important map for understanding the nature of consciousness." - Deepak Chopra

"You can enter yoga, or the path of yoga, only when you are totally frustrated with your own mind as it is. If you are still hoping that you can gain something through your mind, yoga is not for you." - Rajneesh

"It is very important to understand yoga philosophy: without philosophy, practice is not good, and yoga practice is the starting place for yoga philosophy. Mixing both is actually the best." - K. Pattabhi Jois

"When I speak of tantric yoga, I'm speaking of a type of yoga that is best practiced by persons who live in society. It's a yoga for the last yuga." - Frederick Lenz

"It is important not to abandon the practice of yoga because we believe it is driven by the wrong motivation. The practice of yoga itself transforms. Yoga has a magical quality." - Ravi Ravindra

"Yoga is many things to many people, but in its full potential the practice of yoga can provide the means to transform suffering into happiness and Suzanne Bryant's film YOGA IS shows us this path." - Sharon Gannon

"What is Yoga? Yoga is self-conquest. Self-conquest is God-Realization. He who practices Yoga does two things with one stroke: he simplifies his whole life and he gets a freee access to the Divine." - Sri Chinmoy

"It's funny, I do try to maintain health. I started doing Bikram yoga which is that hothouse yoga, the 105 degrees yoga for 90 minutes. It's great, you purge out all the sweat and you're drinking water." - Bryan Cranston

"What I get on a yoga mat, and from a yoga teacher, has been more beneficial onstage than any other workshop I've ever done." - Jason Mraz

"I have had the great good fortune of working with a true genius of yoga, Karuna Erickson, in developing a new system called Heart Yoga." - Andrew Harvey

"I do a lot of yoga. There's more and more guys getting into yoga these days, and I find that helps me as well." - Nick Youngquest

"I teach Zen, tantric mysticism, jnana yoga, bhakti yoga, Tibetan mysticism, occultism and psychic development. I also teach poetry and literature, film and many other different things." - Frederick Lenz

"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

"I've tried many other styles of yoga, but nothing has ever given me the same centeredness, energy, and internal balance that I feel when practicing Ashtanga Yoga." - David F. Swensen

"Absolutely, everyone and anyone can get involved in yoga. I've seen really small kids doing it in my yoga class, right up to elderly people doing it." - Jayne Middlemiss

"My diet - I eat nutritionally-balanced meals. I work out. I do yoga. I love my yoga. I do boxing training because it's fun." - Nathalie Emmanuel

"Yoga is nothing if it is not perfect harmonyof the body, senses, mind and intellect, reason, consciousness and self. When all these are integrated that is true yoga." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"I'm a big foodie, I do a lot of yoga - I love yoga - I love running... I just enjoy being really active, and traveling." - Jane Chen

"The meaning of yoga is connection of mind, body and spirit. If you have a bad telecommunication system, your body gets sick. Yoga helps fix that." - Bikram Choudhury

"I do a lot of yoga, and when I'm in L.A., I have an outdoorsy sort of lifestyle. It's sort of comfortable, West Coast, yoga chic." - Gugu Mbatharaw

"Yoga helps me be a stronger runner. I can lose track of my form, and yoga reminds me how important it is." - Danny Pudi

"I have always worked out, and I've gone through different phases of yoga, but the combination of Pilates three days a week with yoga is incredible." - Claudia Schiffer

"I enjoy horse riding, tennis, yoga and running - it helps to clear my head, and I can do bits of yoga in between filming." - Anthony Howell

"Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Yoga is the fountain of youth. You're only as young as your spine is flexible." - Bob Harper

"Health is wealth. Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way." - Vishnudevananda Saraswati



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