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Peace In and Through the Body with Mark Whitwell

Ep. 121

In this special Thanksgiving episode, join us as we rediscover unity through the profound teachings of yoga, featuring a thought-provoking conversation with Mark Whitwell, a seasoned yoga teacher with over four decades of experience. He draws inspiration from the teachings of T. Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar. 

This episode guides us through a journey of understanding our interconnectedness and the transformative potential of ancient wisdom in contemporary life. Join us as we explore the relevance of yoga in addressing historical conflicts, envision religious education through yoga practices, and contemplate the power dynamics within ourselves. This Thanksgiving, listen in and immerse yourself in a conversation that delves into the heart of unity, healing, and the timeless wisdom of yoga.

In this episode, we cover the following:

  • Living in a traumatized world: How do we navigate to this fact and the importance of lasting solutions in dealing with these challenges?
  • The importance of yoga education for relief and healing
  • Whole body breathing
  • Addressing separation and fear
  • Empowering individuals locally in a global context
  • Challenging hierarchies, embracing unity of opposites and non-dualism
  • The transformative power of yoga practices in shifting the energy within a group
  • Intimacy with body, breath, and relationship
  • Importance of yoga as a practice to promote receiving and harmony between genders in daily life.
  • Mark’s vision of a global yoga community

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