I tried yoga once but took off for the mall halfway through class, as I had a sudden craving for a soft pretzel and world peace.

Terri Guillemets

Basketball is an endurance sport, and you have to learn to control your breath; that’s the essence of yoga, too. So, I consciously began using yoga techniques in my practice and playing. I think yoga helped reduce the number and severity of injuries I suffered. As preventative medicine, it’s unequaled.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

What kind of Yoga do you want to practice, the Yoga of getting or the Yoga of giving?… One enslaves, the other liberates.

Nisargadatta Maharaj

The harmonizing of opposing forces is a key aspect of yoga — hot energy is united with cool energy, strong with soft, and masculine with feminine.

Tara Fraser

We are aware of yoga only as a technique to gain physical strength, flexibility, or increased health. And indeed these are potent side effects of the practice. But that is what they are: side effects. To focus on these largely insignificant manifestations is to miss the point entirely.

John McAfee