Eddie Stern, along with Jocelyne Stern, is the co-founder of Ashtanga Yoga New York, the Brooklyn Yoga Club and the Broome Street Temple. He studied ashtanga yoga, chanting, yoga philosophy, and ritual under Ashtanga Yoga Master Sri K. Pattabhi Jois from 1991 until his passing in 2009. Eddie has published several books on Pattabhi Jois and Ashtanga yoga, including a translation of Pattabhi Jois’s 1960 treatise, “Yoga Mala”. Eddie continues to study with Pattabhi Jois’s grandson and successor, Paramaguru R. Sharath Jois, and his daughter, Saraswati Jois, keeping his love of yoga alive. He runs the Urban Yogis project, along with his collaborator, Dr. Deepak Chopra.