• Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you will land among the stars.
    — Les Brown
  • There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then, there’s another way: a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity.
    — Rumi
  • Attention is the most basic form of love.
    — John Tarrant Roshi
  • The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It’s about using posture to understand and transform yourself.
    — BKS Iyengar
  • Practice love until you remember that you are love.
    — Swami Sai Premananda
  • True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life.
    — Aadil Palkhivala
  • Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
    — Howard Thurman
  • In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
    — Buddha
  • Yoga is not about touching your toes, it’s about what you learn on the way down.
    — Judith Hanson Lasater
  • There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
    — Nelson Mandela
  • What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
    — Henry David Thoreau
  • Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
    — Rumi
  • Two of the hardest tests in life: The patience to wait for the right moment and the courage to accept whatever you encounter.
    — Paulo Coelho
  • I was you and never knew it.
    — Rumi
  • I will love the light for it shows me the way, Yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
    — Og Mandino

Upcoming Workshops


Emily Williams Yoga

Emily encourages her students to find their own authentic practice through the deep wisdom, grace, and intelligence found within the body. Her approach stems from the belief that the practice of yoga is for everyone. 


Women's Wisdom Yoga

The path of yoga offers practical resources to help you nourish your mind, body, and spirit with mindfulness and compassion. Supported in community of like-minded women, I hope to cultivate a space of healing while harnessing yoga’s ancient wisdom to live a life that is radiantly healthy, happy and purposeful.


Trails Within

Emily is the founder, owner and operator of Trails Within yoga studio. Trails Within offers yoga, meditation, workshops, teacher trainings, retreats and more in the community of Graeagle, California nestled in the stunning Sierra Nevada Mountains.