Sushant Pandey is a born yogi in every sense of the word. He was born, brought up and educated in the state of Bihar, India. He commenced his yogic journey as a postgraduate student of Yoga Psychology in 1997 from an eminent deemed university – the Bihar Yoga Bharati (an academic wing of Bihar School of Yoga). He further worked as a lecturer in the same department at the very university for four years.
Yoga has always been a part of Sushant’s life. Along with being a spontaneous and a highly skilled teacher of practical Hatha Yoga, Meditation and Relaxation. He has a profound understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of the yogic traditions.
Since 2000, he has been teaching yoga professionally along with conducting workshops with companies like De-Addiction Centre (Muktangan, Pune), prisons, Army training cantonment, and in various other organizations such as Indian oil (Barauni, Bihar), Railways Training Center(Jamalpur, Bihar), Border Security Forces Training Centre (Hazaribagh, Jharkhand), etc. In 2006, he was appointed the Head of Yoga for Ananda – in the Himalayas.
He played a vital role in developing a yoga curriculum offered at Ananda. Sushant was awarded professional of the year award in 2010, by Spa Finder and one of the best fitness gurus by Conde Nast Magazine. He has conducted extensive workshops in countries like Finland, UK, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Russia and France – enlightened people with his knowledge on the traditional teachings of Hatha, Raja and Kundalini Yoga.
He worked as Head of Yoga Department at the Reforma Heath Centre in Russia until 2017. Currently, Sushant is Academic Director at Rishikesh Yogis Yogshala and facilitates retreats and workshops as visiting master at Santani Spa in Sri Lanka.