Manju Jois, Ashtanga Yoga guru of Mysore, South India, is the oldest son of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. At the age of 7, Manju was awakened early each day by his father to begin lessons that would forever change the course of his life and the lives of those who would study with him in the years to come. He began teaching at the age of 15 with his father and has taught continuously for the last 53 years.
After high school, Manju traveled all over India to give yoga demonstrations and teach Ashtanga Yoga. He decided not to become a Professor of Yoga at Benares Hindu University because he wanted to continue to travel and teach the Ashtanga tradition. During that time he also went to Pondicherry and demonstrated and taught yoga at the Geeta Ananda Ashram. Two American yoga students, David Williams and Norman Allen, saw Manju¹s demonstration. Williams, extremely impressed by Manju¹s demonstration and knowledge, approached Manju and asked who his guru was. Manju sent Williams to his father/guru.
The two westerners studied wit Sri K. Pattabhi Jois for several months. After returning to Encinitas, California, Williams invited Manju and Pattabhi Jois to the USA in 1975. This was the first time that Ashtanga yoga was brought to the west.
Manju Jois is dedicated to his mission of teaching in the ancient style of yoga. He is also introducing pranayama and vedic chanting. His intention is to teach in the way of the Ancient tradition and bring the many benefits of Ashtanga yoga to his students.
|Manju Pattabhi Jois Weekend Workshop|
|Friday, June 9, 12:00 - 5:00pm|
|Saturday , June 10, 12:00 - 5:00pm|
|The discounted cost for the weekend is||
|Mysore Classes (with Greg Tebb, Manju's assistant) from 6:30-8:30 am|
|Friday, 6/9 to Thursday, 6/15|
|Saturday, 6/10 to Thursday, 6/15|
|Sunday, 6/11 to Thursday, 6/15|
|Single Mysore class||
Mysore classes are with Manju's assistant Greg Tebb. Greg has been practicing yoga for over 32 years. He has been a student of Manju Jois' since 2000 having visited Mysore to practice with Pattabhi Jois before then. He asked and was granted Pattabhi Jois' blessing to teach, and has Manju Jois' blessing to teach into the advanced series.
All classes will be held at the Chicago Yoga Center
The workshop will be suitable for students of all levels!
Class size is limited, please sign up early
For Students from out of town we suggest EARLY room reservation.
Chicago Getaway Hostel, www.getawayhostel.com, 773-929-5380
Pay in full or a $350 deposit to reserve space,
All classes will be held at the Chicago Yoga Center.
Class size is limited, please sign up early.
To reserve space, fill out and print the WORKSHOP FORM specifying
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