Indira Devi was the first woman yoga teacher who made a mark by teaching yoga abroad. In Hollywood, big stars became his disciples. Indira Devi taught yoga in the 1930s from the well-known yoga guru of Mysore, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya. He was the same yoga guru who had initiated famous yoga masters like BKS Iyengar and K Pattabhi. He is also called the Father of Modern Yoga.