Dr. K.L.S. Jois and his wife Vijaya

Acharya has a unique ability to communicate the relevance of the ancient Indian arts and sciences to contemporary Western life.  Acharya’s authentic teachings originate from a lineage of realized yogis of which he is part.

Dr. Jois holds a PhD in Yoga, an MA and Vidwan in Sanskrit, practiced Asana, Pranayama and Mudra for 6 years under the guidance of Sri Patabi Jois at the Maharaja’s Government Sanskrit College between 1968 to 1974, and is a hereditary Vedic Astrologer. He began his study of Sanskrit at the early age of five. Later, he attended the Maharaja’s Government Sanskrit College of Mysore, India where he recently retired as an Assistant Professor.