Mark Whitwell (born in 1951 in Palmerston North, New Zealand) is an internationally sought-after Yoga teacher and author. Mark studied at the home of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888-1989) who is known as the father of modern Yoga-he was the teacher of BKS Iyengar and Pattabhi Jois. For more than twenty years Mark took private lessons with Krishnamacharya's son TKV Desikachar. In 1995 he edited and contributed to his teacher's book The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice (1995). Desikachar's book has gone on to become a set text on teacher trainings around the world.
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Stories by Mark Whitwell
Travels in the Heart of Yoga with Mark Whitwell by markwhitwell
Travels in the Heart of Yoga with...
You are the power of the cosmos, that you are mother nature perceiving mother nature, and that your body is a...
A Plea from the Heart of Yoga: Heal Toxic Masculinity by markwhitwell
A Plea from the Heart of Yoga: Hea...
On a moonlit night in 1973, I was standing on a rooftop in Madras, thousands of miles from my home in the Sou...
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