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.
The success of Yoga must not be measured by how flexible your body becomes, but rather by how much it opens your heart.
Mastery of yoga is really measured by how it influences our day-to-day living, how it enhances our relationships, how it promotes clarity and peace of mind.
The recognition of confusion is itself a form of clarity.
Anybody can breathe. Therefore anybody can practice yoga.
The quality of our breath expresses our inner feelings.
Whether things get better or worse depends to a considerable extent on our own actions. The recommendation of a yoga practice follows the principle that through practice we can learn to stay present in every moment, and thereby achieve much that we were previously incapable of.
It is not only important how long your breath is. What is more important is how smooth and subtle it is. For length of breath without the accompanying subtlety is fruitless.
A good teacher sees the commonality of all human beings
and helps each individual find his uniqueness.
Another important aspect is that the masters taught us to move from a deeper source,not just from muscles and joints.
As a Yoga Therapist, focus on increasing people's quality of life not on curing diseases.
There are two types of teachers. Those who tell you what you want to hear and those who tell you what you don't want to hear.
In stages, the impossible becomes possible.
If we do not pay attention to ourselves in our practice, then we cannot call it yoga.
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.
The way that we see things today does not have to be the way we saw them yesterday. This is because the situations, our relationships to them, ad we ourselves have changed in the interim.
It is not enough to jump if you want to reach the sky.
Yoga serves the individual, and does so through inviting transformation rather than by giving information.
Yoga, unlike dance or mime,
is not an expression of form for others to watch.
When we are attentive to our actions we are not prisoners to our habits.
The practice of yoga only requires us to act and to be attentive in our actions.
The world exists to set us free.
The knock at the door tells the character of the visitor!
Yoga is both the movement toward and the arrival at a point.
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