Pattabhi Jois Returns to New York City

Sri K. Pattabhi Jois-awaken

by Cara Jepsen: I was excited to attend a week of Pattabhi Jois’s recent 2005 World Tour, which featured ashtanga vinyasa workshops in London, Encinitas (California), Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City.

How Ashtanga Yoga Came to the West

Pattabhi Jois-awaken

In 1999 I went to Hawaii to interview Norman Allen, the first American to study with Sri K Pattabhi Jois to find out exactly how Ashtanga Yoga came to the West.

About Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga


by David Robson: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a system of Hatha yoga that involves synchronizing the breath with a progressively more challenging series of movements and postures. 

A life sketch of Pattabhi Jois (Ashtanga Yoga founder)

5/14/11 from My Life Yoga: Born in 1915. He first met Krishnamacharya in 1927 at the age of 12 when he attended a demonstration of yoga and was swept off his feet. The very next day he approached Krishnamacharya and began his studies with him.