Manju Jois on the true value of yoga and what’s most important

I’ll give a hat tip to the headline writer on this piece for going with “The Jois of yoga.” Get it?

You can find all of Manju’s answers at this link. A taste:

I was wondering what your thoughts were on the commercialization of yoga here in the West.
Well, in the West they’re mostly into business. As soon as they start doing that, it’s going to lose its value. That’s why we like to keep it as authentic as possible. It’s sad because everybody wants to cash in on something.

And what is the true value of yoga?
Health. Concentration helps you get healthier and be healthy for a long, long time. It improves the memory and people live for a long time if they practice it right.

He’ll get to what yoga means to him and what’s the most important thing to take away from a yoga practice. Check it out.

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Two Ashtangis write about their practice and their teachers.

One thought on “Manju Jois on the true value of yoga and what’s most important”

  1. I had the opportunity to be at AYC 2015 and his workshop at the conference.
    Manju is a refreshing voice in the Ashtanga community.
    Given his close association to the source and decades of practice, it is interesting to note that he is less religious about the practice.

    It gets “catholic churchy” religious more often than not.

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