Marian Wittink was raised and educated as a registered nurse in the Netherlands. She married her childhood sweetheart, and together they came to this country in 1968, as newly weds. She worked as a healthcare professional to put her husband through school. In America, she worked as an RN, a licensed massage therapist, and a certified Amrit yoga teacher, (as well as being a certified childbirth educator.) She has practiced yoga for over 50 years, and has taught for at least 40 of those years. She has also practiced and taught Tai Chi, and Chinese Healing Arts for many years. Marian has been a faculty member at NMS and taught a yoga class there for 20 years. She teaches at NMS to bring people joy and a young spirit, (as well as helping participants to practice deep relaxation and anxiety reducing techniques.) She hopes that you will enjoy her class as much as she does!
Marian loves to learn and try new things. She took 11 years of piano Lessons as a child. As an adult she took several years of cello lessons till frequent trips to be with her first grand child took precedence. As of late she has devoted a lot of her time to the art of print making in her studio.