Mark Whitwell

Mark Whitwell is the author of Yoga of Heart: The Healing Power of Intimate Connection and editor and contributor to T.K.V. Desikachar’s The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice. He teaches and lectures on five continents.

Books by this Author

The Promise of Love, Sex, and Intimacy

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Stop looking. Start living.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Playing guitar or sitar, listening to music, being with family and friends...these inspire me.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Life IS an abundant, nurturing force." But it is so true that it is hard to put it more perfectly.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I've been fortunate to study with real Teachers like Krishnamacharya and U.G. Krishnamurti. What I've learned from them, and hopefully what I can awaken and empower in others, is this inherent gift of their own Life which is absolutely perfect, just as it is right now, amidst all the pain and struggles of daily living. That is the best I can do.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Being unwilling to say NO! when others request my time...that is very difficult for me.

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