Meditations on Intention and Being by Rolf Gates audiobook

Meditations on Intention and Being: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga, Mindfulness, and Compassion

By Rolf Gates
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Blackstone Publishing 9781101873502
9.43 Hours Unabridged
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Yoga has never been more popular. Throughout the United States, people are turning to this ancient practice as a response to the pressures of today’s hectic world. In Meditations on Intention and Being, acclaimed yoga teacher Rolf Gates draws on twenty years of teaching experience to explore and explain how to take the mindfulness of yoga off the mat and integrate it into every aspect of life. Presented in the form of 365 inspirational daily reflections, Gates helps listeners—from experienced yogis to novices seeking a little tranquility—to fundamentally reconsider their relationships with their minds, bodies, and the universe around them through self-reflection. Over the course of seven chapters, he explores effortlessness, nonviolence, the spirit of practice, mindfulness, compassion and loving-kindness, equanimity and joy, and intention and being, giving listeners the tools they need to effect positive changes in their lives.

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Summary

Summary

Yoga has never been more popular. Throughout the United States, people are turning to this ancient practice as a response to the pressures of today’s hectic world.

In Meditations on Intention and Being, acclaimed yoga teacher Rolf Gates draws on twenty years of teaching experience to explore and explain how to take the mindfulness of yoga off the mat and integrate it into every aspect of life.

Presented in the form of 365 inspirational daily reflections, Gates helps listeners—from experienced yogis to novices seeking a little tranquility—to fundamentally reconsider their relationships with their minds, bodies, and the universe around them through self-reflection. Over the course of seven chapters, he explores effortlessness, nonviolence, the spirit of practice, mindfulness, compassion and loving-kindness, equanimity and joy, and intention and being, giving listeners the tools they need to effect positive changes in their lives.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An absolute gift. Rolf is able to take profound teachings and make them both personal and accessible. It’s like having a wise, compassionate friend in your ear, guiding you toward your own well-being.” Gabrielle Bernstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Gates reveals himself as a teacher whose intimacy, honesty, and larger intention to live and love well bring forth jewels of wisdom in this precious collection.” Shiva Rea, author of Tending the Heart Fire
“Rolf presents his wealth of yoga knowledge and his life experiences in such a way that you feel encouraged to follow suit.” Kathryn Budig, author of Aim True
“An inspirational and informed perspective on the place of yoga, mindfulness, and compassion in our everyday lives.” Beryl Bender Birch, author of Power Yoga
“If you are interested in living your life from the inside out, this is the book you want to start your day with.” Tim Ryan, author of A Mindful Nation
“Inspiring and accessible. Rolf’s intimate writing about his own life journey demonstrates to the reader how to apply the key teachings from yoga and mindfulness in every day life.” Phillip Moffitt, author of Dancing with Life
“A gift of Rolf’s accessible and uncanny wisdom that we can enjoy from our own favorite chair, sofa, or yoga mat right at home.” Brian Leaf, author of Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi
“An excellent guide to further all of us down our personal path of knowledge and understanding.” Gerry Lopez, author of Surf is Where You Find It
Meditations on Intention and Being whispers us through a heartfelt journey into both inward and outward dimensions. This book challenges the reader, but more importantly, supports and instills hope. I recommend it for anyone seeking to live a better, more fulfilling life.” Matthew Sanford, author of Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence

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Author Bio: Rolf Gates

Author Bio: Rolf Gates

Rolf Gates is one of the leading voices of modern yoga. A master “teacher of teachers,” he conducts Vinyasa Intensives and 200/500 Teacher Trainings throughout the United States and abroad. A former social worker and US Airborne Ranger who has practiced meditation for more than twenty years, Rolf brings his eclectic background to his practice and his teachings.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
Runtime: 9.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English