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Manju Pattabhi Jois

Ashtanga Yoga as a therapeutic
& life-long journey
June 6 – 7, 2020

and daily Mysore classes,
Monday, June 1– Sunday, June 7

ManjuManu Pattabhi Jois

Manju Jois, Ashtanga Yoga guru of Mysore, South India, is the oldest son of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. At the age of 7, Manju awakened early each day to begin lessons with his father that would change the course of his life and the lives of those who would study with him in the years to come. At 15, Manju began teaching with his father; he has taught continuously for the last 56 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 Manju also demonstrated and taught yoga at the Geeta Ananda Ashram in Pondicherry. Two American yoga students, David Williams and Norman Allen, saw Manju's demonstration. Williams, extremely impressed, approached Manju and asked who his guru was. Manju sent Williams to his father. The two westerners studied with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois for several months. After returning to Encinitas, California, in 1975 Williams invited Manju and Pattabhi Jois to the USA. 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 tradition of yoga. He also instructs in pranayama and vedic chanting. His intention is to bring the many benefits of Ashtanga yoga to his students.

Manju Pattabhi Jois Weekend Workshop
Saturday, June 6, 12:00 - 5:00pm
Sunday, June 7, 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
Monday, June 1 to Sunday, June 7
Monday, June 1 to Friday, June 5
Single Mysore class


Greg TebbMysore classes are with Manju's assistant Greg Tebb. Greg has been practicing yoga for over 35*** 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
3047 N. Lincoln Ave #320

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 gets very busy at certain times.
(Most about 25 minutes walking distance or more).

Chicago Getaway Hostel,, 773-929-5380,
Hotel Versey, 773-525-7010
City Suites Hotel,, 773-404-3400
The Willows Hotel,, 773-528-8400
Old Chicago Inn,, 773-472-2278
AND you can always:

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
Manju Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Weekend
and send it along with a check for full payment to

CHICAGO IL 60657-4274

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