r.i.p. pattabhi jois (1915-2009)

SriKPatthabiJois1Sri Pattabhi Jois, founder of the Ashtanga Yoga system, passed away today at the age of 93. I don’t practice Ashtanga, but I have respect for the system and for Pattabhi Jois. I just watched a documentary about him teaching yoga in NYC, and he’s just so adorable and likable. I would have loved the opportunity to study in his beaming presence.

[via Elephant Journal,]

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  1. His face was full of love and amusement, that’s for sure. I know a tiny drop about Ashtanga; it is challenging and fine.