Birjoo H. Mehta is one of the very senior teachers of Iyengar Yoga from Mumbai, India. He started learning yoga directly under B.K.S. Iyengar in 1974 and traveled extensively with him during many tours to Europe, the United States and Australia. Guruji used Birjoo as a model to demonstrate poses and the finer points of practice. As well as being the guest leader for the 2013 Iyengar Yoga Teachers’ Convention in San Diego, Birjoo has lead national Iyengar Yoga conventions in the U.K., Spain, Germany, France, and South Africa, and has conducted workshops in Israel, Ireland, Hong Kong, Canada and the United States. In the 2011 China-India yoga summit, Birjoo led the evening session while Guruji taught morning session.