To the young, hatha yoga is a new system of acrobatics. To others who say, "I don't want the religious and philosophical side of yoga," it seems purely practical. The proper value of hatha yoga is as a preparation for the spiritual path. But how remote is all this posturing and sniffing, this preoccupation with physical exercises, from real spirituality!
-- Notebooks Category 5: The Body > Chapter 5: Exercise > # 92