Words from the Heart of Yoga

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God and Sex: Now We Get Both (2019)

God and Sex: the two most powerful and misunderstood words in the English language. The presumed separation between God and Sex has vulgarized both and made them painful, anxiety inducing, and useless to our lives. 
Lucid, radical and gentle, this long-awaited book clarifies the old cultural division of the sacred and the profane and how it has affected all of our lives, whether we are religious or no, and charts a way through the mess.


The Promise of Love, Sex, and Intimacy

This is the first, significantly longer, Atria edition of the Promise. Written to appeal to a broad audience beyond those currently interested in yoga, it includes many example stories from people who have learned the simple practice of connecting mind, breath and body.


The Promise: You Can Have What You Really Want

This slim and beautifully designed book is an abridged and edited re-publication of the original Promise. It covers the main message in an accessible and attractive format and includes illustrated practices at the back. This edition is a good introduction and summary.


LA PROMESA [en español] (2019)

Lo que verdaderamente necesitas no es un conocimiento secreto sino una práctica real que te ayude a navegar por los mares del ruido y el caos de tu vida; ella te llevará a la fuente de paz y poder que reside dentro de ti. En lugar de priorizar el amor, el sexo y la intimidad, muchos de nosotros sucumbimos en la presiones sociales que nos animan a ser más sexis, más ricos, más bellos y más inteligentes.


Yoga of heart (2004)

Mark’s original and most loved book. A full and wandering exploration through what Yoga really is and can be without any struggle towards a future possibility. Includes many beautiful images. A deeply personal and yet universal book.


The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice

By T.K.V. Desikachar

This classic text on Yoga was edited and contributed to by Mark in service to his teacher, T.K.V. Desikachar. It is now used on teacher trainings throughout the world. For more on its genesis, please see Mark’s tribute to Desikachar here.


The Pure Love Project (Spoken Word and Music Album, 2009)

Mark Whitwell, Reem and Shanee.