Please note: Rolf Gates is doing a Speakeasy Talk in CO only (not in VT, CA, or BC)
Rolf Gates, author of the acclaimed book on yogic philosophy Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga is a leading voice in modern yoga. He conducts Vinyasa Intensives and 200/500 Teacher Trainings throughout the U.S., abroad and Online.
Rolf's classes are a synergy of the freedom of a dynamic vinyasa flow and the structural integrity of yoga's therapeutic alignment principles. A former social worker and U.S. Army Airborne Ranger who has practiced meditation for the last 20 years, he brings his eclectic background to his practice and teachings.
Gates and his work were featured in numerous magazines, including Yoga Journal, Natural Health and People Magazine, and as one of Travel and Leisures' Top 25 Yoga Studios Around the World.
He is honored to be a contributor in the Good Men Project: Real Stories from the Front Lines of Modern Manhood, featured nationally on television and in print, Kris Karr's Crazy Sexy Life Blog and Gabrielle Bernstein's Add More Ing To Your Life.
Co-founder of the Yoga + Recovery Conference, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, C.A.,and Kripalu Center for Yoga and Healing Arts, he also brought yoga and functional stretching to the U.S. Department of Defenses' Summit on Sustainability.
Gates now lives in Santa Cruz with his wife and two children and has become an avid surfer, putting his yoga to work on his surfboard.