In an asana, the mind has to reach inside the body to find a quiet space until a point comes where perfect balance is felt.— Geeta Iyengar
The most famous Geeta Iyengar quotes to get the best of your day
Whenever we find stiffness in the body, our mind should be especially supple.
It is never the stiffness in our bodies that limits our practice, it is always the stiffness of our mind.
Gaining maturity in yoga practice involves learning to respect the paths that other people are on and acknowledging their merits, maybe even acknowledging that your own path is lacking in some area where another one excels.
In an asana, the mind has to reach inside the body to find a quiet space until a point comes where perfect balance is felt. If the mind is wandering while practicing, then one is not fully present, and there can be no union. Involvement, interpenetratio n and insight are the required qualities for the practitioner.
When this body has been so magnificently and artistically created by God, it is only fitting that we should maintain it in good health and harmony by the most excellent and artistic science of Yoga.
We are missing the gold if we do asanas as a physical practice only.
Yoga is the study of the functioning of the body, the mind and the intellect in the process of attaining freedom.
Knowledge has a beginning but no end.
If the body is stiff that is understandable.
But if the mind is also stiff then you can’t get anywhere. The mind has to become flexible.