- Pattabhi Jois daughter.
Saraswathi, Gurujis daughter, was born in 1941 and began
practicing Ashtanga Yoga regularly with her father when she was
ten years old.
Saraswathi was the first girl to be admitted to the Sanskrit
College in Mysore. There she learned the basics of Sanskrit.
For many years Saraswathi assisted her father and since 1975 she
has been teaching her own classes as well.
In 1986 she started a little "yoga revolution" in Mysore when
she was the first female yoga teacher in India to teach men and
For Sarawathi yoga has always had a big and important place in
life. She brings balance to the shala with her kind and loving
energy and steadily continues to share her father's tradition with
thousands of yoga students every year along with her son
Want to read more about Saraswathi see www.saraswathiashtanga.com