Over the last 20 years, Mark has done extensive study in the fields of consciousness, love, tantra and sexual yoga. He has studied with many extraordinary teachers, including Ken Wilber, David Deida, Nicole Daedone, Arjuna & Chameli Ardagh, Juliana Dahl, Deborah Anapol, the late Robert Frey, Tony Robbins, Byron Katie and Deepak Chopra. His practice has been enriched and informed by Neo Tantra traditions, Daoist sexual energetic practices, spiritual sexual teachings of the Quodouska, Orgasmic Meditation and relationship/intimacy workshops sponsored by the Human Awareness Institute (HAI). From these many years of study and practice, Mark has developed his own unique approach to teaching the art of erotic loving through personal transformation.
Mark’s background is eclectic, having founded and operating several successful service-providing companies. Following service the U.S. Marine Corps as a Reconnaissance Platoon Commander, he completed graduate studies at the University of Virginia. For over a dozen years, he worked in partnership with David Neenan, who has made the philosophical principles of Buckminster Fuller accessible and understandable to many thousands. While working with The Neenan Company, Mark was trained and certified as a Transformational Coach by Fred Kofman, PhD, author of “Conscious Business” and “Metamangagement,” and founding member of the business branch of Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute.
He has received advanced meditation instruction through Reggie Ray of Dharma Ocean and Frank Berliner, author of “Bravery: Living the Buddha Within You.” He has served as a faculty member and coach in the Naropa University Authentic Leadership Program. He received Tantra Teacher Training through Shawn Roop of TantraQuest.com.
Mark is father to a son and daughter who have been two of his most profound teachers. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.