Michelle Bennett

Sister to JOIS founder Sonia Jones, Michelle Bennett is the director of the Bondi Beach Jois Yoga Studio in Sydney, Australia. After trying Iyengar-style yoga in 1996 and upon her sister’s recommendation, began practicing Asthanga yoga in 1999 and immediately recognized its transformative benefits. She dedicated the next 10 years to its studies and practice, including trips to India to learn from Sri K. Pattabhi, his grandson Sharath R.and daughter Saraswati. Michelle was authorized in June 2009 by Sharath R. as a certified Level 1 Ashtanga Instructor. Today she