Rolf Gates is an American author, teacher, speaker, and addictions counselor. His work encompasses meditation, yoga, and addiction recovery.
Rolf Gates reveals how the basic principles of yoga can come to life in any aspect of your everyday lifestyle.
Before our bodies can open, they must first let go; the clenched and guarded muscles must relax. But the mind must let go first.
I teach the most important thing. We are a part of something. This something exists in the eternal now. Yoga is how we connect to the now and what happens next. That is all.
The aim of yogic practice is to free us from the endless distractions of the kleshas—fear, pride, desire, and ignorance—and to teach us to bring a focused mind to bear on the nature of our relationships. Our time spent on the mat is dedicated to that end.
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Once we learn to forgive ourselves for being human, we are able to accept the humanity of others.
We spend our days badgered by voices that tell us to judge others, fear others, harm others, or harm ourselves. But we are not obligated to listen to those voices, or even to take responsibility for them. They may be where we come from, but they are not where we are going.
Enhance your awareness, achieve higher focus and happiness, and improve all levels of your health with the supportive practices in this guide to mindful living.
How do you set yourself free? This is a question that many people have been attempting to answer for a very long time. Setting yourself free is no easy task, and neither is finding inner peace.