Yoga master Sharath Jois is part of a familial lineage of yoga with thousands of followers around the world. In this video, he describes to Sonima founder Sonia Jones the importance of yogic tradition and lineage. While new developments in the practice are valuable, it’s also important to have reverence for where it all came from.

Don’t miss your chance to attend class with Ashtanga yoga master Sharath Jois when he visits the U.S. in May 2017! Learn more here.