K. Pattabhi Jois biography

K. Pattabhi Jois

Teacher, Deceased Person

1915 – 2009

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Who was K. Pattabhi Jois?

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.

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Born
Jul 26, 1915
Karnataka
Also known as
  • Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
  • Krishna Pattabhi Jois
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Children
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Lived in
  • Karnataka
Died
May 18, 2009
Mysore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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