Friday, April 25, 2003 - 00:00 to Sunday, April 27, 2003 - 00:00
Event Presenter(s): 
Manju Jois
GoodBody's Yoga Studio
5301 W. Lovers Lane, #114
Dallas, TX 75209
United States

Friday, April 25, 2003
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Discussion of History and Philosophy of Astanga Yoga
Question and Answer Session
Short Practice
Pranayama Breathing
Saturday, April 26, 2003
9:00am to 10:30am
Primary Series of Astanga followed by Pranayama
11:00am to 12:30pm
Exploration of Second Series of Astanga followed by Pranayama
2:30pm –3:30pm
Pranayama Breathing Exercises
Sunday, April 27, 2003
9:00am to 10:30am
Primary Series of Astanga followed by pranayama
11:00am to 12:30pm
Exploration of Second Series of Astanga
12:45pm to 1:00pm
Farewell and photos with Manju and friends

How to register: 
Register online (recommended) or call 214-366-2217
About this Presenter: 

Manju Jois is dedicated to his mission of training teachers and practitioners in the ancient style of yoga, which combines the asanas, pranayamas and meditation chants for a total mind-body-spirit unification with self and God.

Manju Jois, Astanga Yoga Guru of Mysore, South India, is the oldest of three sons born to the world renown 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 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 42 years. After high school Manju began traveling all over Northern and Southern India to give Yoga demonstrations and teach Astanga Yoga to his fellow Indians. He traveled from Madras in Southern New Dehli, Benares, and Bombay and other parts of Northern India. Manju decided not to become a professor of Yoga at Benares Hindu University because he was moved to continue his travels and teach the Astanga Tradition.

During that time he also went to Pondicherry, demonstrating and teaching Yoga at the Geeta Ananda Ashram. There were two American Yoga students, David Williams and Norman Allen, that witnessed Manju’s demonstrations. Williams, extremely impressed by Manju's demonstration and knowledge, approached Manju and asked him for his Guru. Manju sent Williams to his father, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.

The two westerners stayed in India, studying with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois for several months. After returning to Encinitas, California, Williams invited Sri K. Pattabhi and Manju Jois to the USA in 1975. This was the first time Astanga Yoga was brought to the U.S.A.

What to Bring: 

A well hydrated and well rested body, refraining from eating at least 2 hours prior to the workshop. When eating, select foods like fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grains. Low acidic food choices are optimum.

Wear lose comfortable clothes. Bring your own mat and an open mind, body and spirit.

Towels are included. Bottled water is available for purchase

Cancellation Policy: 

30 days prior to event
No refunds after 3/25/2003

Contact Information: 

For more information, contact us or phone 214-366-2217