K. Pattabhi Jois

K. Pattabhi Jois

Born: July 26, 1915

Died: May 18, 2009


Occupation: author

Biography: Krishna Pattabhi Jois was an Indian yoga teacher who developed the popular and gymnastic style of yoga referred to as Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga or Ashtanga Yoga. In 1948, Jois established the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India. He was also a student of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya.