See Krishnamacharya’s Shala

With Guruji’s World Tour 2006 just behind us, I thought it would be nice to take a moment to reflect on where it all started: Krishnamacharya’s shala in Mysore, India.

Russell, an Ashtangi living and practicing in Mysore, wrote about his visit to Krishnamacharya’s shala in his blog, mysore musings:

Despite the pigeon droppings on the floor, to stand in the very space where SKPJ learned Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga was an experience that was awe-inspiring and hard to describe. But I will try soon.

and

Walking into the building, and onto the very floor where yoga titans Jois and Iyengar were taught by the most influential hatha yoga teacher in the world, I got goose bumps. History was seeping out from everywhere.

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Krishnamacharya’s Shala

Thank you to Alan Little, certainly one of the most well-known and prolific Ashtanga bloggers out there, for unearthing this photo.

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