Laxman Panthi was born and raised in Myanmar. He moved to Nepal at the age of 20 to practice and study Yoga Philosophy at the Tribhuvan University. He graduated from Tribhuvan in 2009 with a B.A. in English Education. He studied Sanskrit and Yoga Philosophy in India and Nepal, and taught Yoga at an English Medium School in Kathmandu for seven years. He also led Yoga camps for village youth, worked with seniors, and was a mentor and spiritual advisor for patients at a drug rehabilitation clinic.
Laxman moved to the United States in 2010, and has been teaching Yoga and Meditation throughout San Francisco. He has taught at after-school programs in elementary schools, senior centers, family centers, and a number of studios. He is a primary teacher at Purusha Yoga Studio where he received his 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in 2010, and where he continues to pursue his 500 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training certification to teach in the United States.
Laxman loves to bring Yoga and Yoga philosophy to all members of the community in a fun and engaging way. He believes Yoga is not just a physical practice, but an art of living. In his classes, he brings chanting, meditation, and flow to your life. With youth classes, he brings games, songs, and play all through Yoga.