Ali Dashti, founder of Pantanjali Yoga and the Institute of Yogic Sciences in Bern, Switzerland is the only Senior teacher in Europe and the U.S. who is directly from Pune, India where he was an apprentice of B.K.S. Iyengar and an instructor at the Iyengar Institule (RIMYI) since 1986.
He is know for his sharp eye, gentle manner and depth of knowledge. Ali can be seen in numerous books and videos such as Yoga the Path to Holistic Health, Understanding Yoga throught Body Knowledge and Iyengar Yoga Preliminary Course. In 2013 he released his own book, Yoga Sadhana, the Art of Sequencing Asanas and Pranayamas.