Mark Bunn (Australian footballer)

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Mark Bunn
Personal information
Date of birth (1970-10-24) 24 October 1970 (age 48)
Place of birth Victoria
Original team(s) East Doncaster
Debut Round 6, 1990, Fitzroy
vs. Footscray, at VFL Park Waverley
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1990–1992 Fitzroy 30 (1)
1993–1995 Hawthorn 23 (1)
Total 53 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1995.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Mark Bunn (born 24 October 1970) is a former Australian rules footballer, a natural-health coach specialising in ayurvedic medicine and the author of 'Ancient Wisdom for Modern Health'.

Career[edit]

A 6-year AFL footballer, Bunn was recruited from East Doncaster, Victoria, and captained the Fitzroy under 19s before making 30 senior appearances for the Fitzroy Football Club between 1990 and 1992 [1]. Playing 17 games in his first season he was runner-up to Scott Clayton in the 1990 best and fairest.

At the end of 1992, he left Fitzroy and was drafted by the Hawthorn Football Club. [2]. From 1993 to 1995 he played 23 senior games, including the drawn 1994 Elimination final[3]. He played mainly through the midfield and as a backman.

Post-football, Bunn completed an Honours degree in Exercise Physiology and formally trained in Ayurvedic medicine Maharishi Ayurveda.[4]

He is now a speaker and author in the areas of natural health, Ayurveda, ancient wisdom, Eastern medicine and the new consciousness revolution. [5]. In 2010, Bunn authored the book ‘Ancient Wisdom for Modern Health’ — the simple, timeless secrets of health and happiness - the first of a three book 'Ancient Wisdom' series. [6]

Since 2017, Bunn has also been the CEO of the David Lynch Foundation of Australia. [7].

The Foundation is part of the international David Lynch Foundation and raises money to teach Transcendental Meditation to disadvantaged and at-risk people including those suffering PTSD (war vets, police), domestic violence, severe trauma, and homelessness through to underprivileged youth. [8].

Personal life[edit]

Bunn currently lives in Melbourne, Australia.

Publications and works[edit]

1. Ancient Wisdom for Modern Health. Enlightened Health Publishing. 2010. 978-0-9807597-0-9 (Ebook & Audiobook versions also). 2. Health & Wellbeing Millionaire. Source Publishing 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from https://australianfootball.com/players/player/mark%2Bbunn/12714
  2. ^ Retrieved from https://australianfootball.com/players/player/mark%2Bbunn/12714
  3. ^ https://afltables.com/afl/stats/players/M/Mark_Bunn_gm.html
  4. ^ "Website: Bio".
  5. ^ Retrieved from https://markbunn.com.au/about
  6. ^ Retrieved from https://www.amazon.com/Ancient-Wisdom-Modern-Health-rediscover/dp/0980759706
  7. ^ Retrieved from https://davidlynchfoundation.org.au/board/
  8. ^ Retrieved from https://www.davidlynchfoundation.org/about-us.html

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