Top 33 Yoga Quotes About Change To Become The Best Version Of Yourself

Yoga quotes about change to become the best version of yourself

Getting on the mat can change you more than you might realize. Here are 33 yoga quotes about change to inspire you to become the best version of yourself.

Ever since I adopted yoga into my life in 2018, it has dramatically changed me inside and out. By keeping up with the challenges of different postures, I started to drag myself out of my comfort zone and slowly changed the way I observe the world around me as well as my physical body for the better. By learning how to accept the best in me, I’m able to reshape my thinking and appreciate even the smallest moments of happiness.

These yoga quotes about change will help you become the best version of yourself.  You might also enjoy our list of yoga quotes about balance and yoga quotes about creating space

Yoga Quotes About Change To Reshape Your Mind 

  1. “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
  2. “Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar
  3. “Yoga is the best tool to help you change your mind about your body.” ― Jamie Martin
  4. “Through sustained focus and meditation on our patterns, habits, and conditioning, we gain knowledge and understanding of our past and how we can change the patterns that aren’t serving us to live more freely and fully.” ― Yoga Sutra III
  5. “Left to itself, the mind goes on repeating the same old habitual patterns of personality. By training the mind, however, anyone can learn to step in and change old ways of thinking; that is the central principle of yoga.” ― The Bhagavad Gita
  6. “Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded Consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind.” ― Patanjali
  7. “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
  8. “I learned a few years ago that balance is the key to a happy and successful life, and a huge part of achieving that balance is to instill rituals into your everyday life – a nutritious balanced diet, daily exercise, time for yourself through meditation, reading, journaling, yoga, daily reflection, and setting goals.” ― Gretchen Bleiler
  9. “If you are in a state of all-inclusive passion, we call this yoga”— Sadhguru
  10. “Yoga will always be transformational, even when it stops being cool.” ― Victoria Moran

Yoga Quotes About Change That Evoke Your Internal Strength

Yoga quotes about change that evoke your internal strength
Yoga is a way to freedom
  1. “When we learn to overcome the internal resistance which we experience during holding yoga poses while deep breathing, that resistance ultimately becomes our internal strength.” ― Purvi Raniga
  2. “Yoga has allowed me to bring my complete spirit together, which allows me to do less, which is more.” ― Giancarlo Esposito
  3. “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
  4. “Yoga is a mirror to look at ourselves from within.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar
  5. “Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength, and beauty to body, mind, and soul.” ― Amit Ray
  6. “Now is wanted intense Karma-Yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.” ― Swami Vivekananda
  7. “Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish, and loneliness” – Indra Devi

Yoga Quotes About Change In Your Physical Body

  1. “If I can challenge old ideas about aging, I will feel more and more invigorated. I want to represent this new way. I want to be a new version of the 70-year-old woman. Vital, strong, very physical, very agile. I think that the older I get, the more yoga I’m going to do.” ― Jamie Lee Curtis
  2.  “I wanted to get really fit. I wanted to lose some weight. So I’ve been doing Pilates and yoga, trying to lean out my body so I won’t be bulky.” ― Serena Williams
  3. “I love yoga. There’s a lot of stretching involved, which helps with my flexibility and injury prevention. Vinyasa is my favorite as a recovery tool and for me to continue having my legs feel good.” ― Alex Morgan
  4. “Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible” ― Bob Harper

Yoga Quotes About Change To Activate Self-Awareness

Yoga quotes about change to activate self-awareness
Yoga is bringing fitness in body, calmness in mind, kindness in heart, and awareness in life
  1. “Yoga is the artwork of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul.” – Amit Ray
  2. “I am fond of reminding my yoga students of the saying ‘It takes one to know one’ when they become lost in condemnation and judgment of others. The world that we perceive is a reflection of our own states of mind and reveals our own level of consciousness. The world is little more than a Rorschach blot in which we see our own desire systems projected. We see what we want to see.” – Prem Prakash
  3. “Wherever you go, there you are. Your emptiness goes with you. Maddening. Things that help: writing, reading, water, walks, forgiving myself every other minute, practicing easy yoga, taking deep breaths, and petting my dogs. These things don’t fill me completely, but they remind me that it is not my job to fill myself. It’s just my job to notice my emptiness and find graceful ways to live as a broken, unfilled human.” – Glennon Doyle Melton
  4. “Yoga is not a work-out; it is a work-in. And this is the point of spiritual practice, to make us teachable, to open up our hearts, and focus our awareness so that we can know what we already know and be who we already are.” — Rolf Gates
  5. “I like that: a little pressure on the understood boundaries of yourself. Sounded like something out of a self-awareness class, probably with yoga. See what kind of a pretzel you can tie yourself into and press on the understood… I was raving, if only to myself.” ― Robin McKinley
  6. “Yoga is bringing fitness in body, calmness in mind, kindness in heart and awareness in life.” ― Amit Ray

More Yoga Quotes About Change To Get You Out Of The Comfort Zone

  1. “Yoga is 99% practice & 1% theory” – Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
  2. “Yoga is a light, which, once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame” – B.K.S. Iyengar
  3. “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 essence must be embodied.” – Aadil Palkhivala
  4. “Left to itself, the mind goes on repeating the same old habitual patterns of personality. By training the mind, however, anyone can learn to step in and change old ways of thinking; that is the central principle of yoga” ― Veda Vyasa, The Bhagavad Gita
  5. “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
  6. “There are certain ways in which I cultivate awareness, both through mindful yoga and taking care of my body and taking time to actually drop as deeply as possible into stillness, into whatever is unfolding in the present moment.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn