Yoga Quotes About Breath

Often when I get stressed or anxious I focus on the simple things – like my breathing. It sounds super simple – and it is!

Also, much of yoga is really about proper breathing.

So, here are some of my favorite yoga quotes about breath. I hope they help you focus on your breath and stay balanced.

Please let me know your favorite quote in the comments!

"When you arise in the morning think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive to breathe. To think. To enjoy. To love." - Marcus Aurelius

"When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath."  -Svatmarama

Looking for more inspirational yoga quotes? See Yoga Quotes About Letting Go or Yoga Quotes About Balance.

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