Pankaj began his study of yoga at the age of 13 in his hometown, the holy city of Varanasi and he began teaching yoga at age 15. Pankaj has competed in numerous yoga competitions, in which contestants demonstrate their skill in asana (postural alignment ) and transitions. in 2003 and 2006, he won the championships in Varanasi held by the All India yoga culture association. pankaj teach Hatha yoga, inspired by the Bihar school of yoga, with focus on adjustments, allowing students to experience postures past there pre-conceived limits. He began working with Westerners 2003 and has gained deep insight into the typical blockages and imbalances of the modern Western body and how to bring balance back.