Born in a Hindu family amidst the serene valleys and rolling hills of far Northeast India, Tapashi was introduced to asanas very early in her life by her father, while her mother passed on the wisdom of ancient Hindu philosophies, and the subtle meanings of Sanskrit shlokas and mantras. In course of time, she took to meditation on her own. She later followed a TTC in traditional Hatha yoga at Yoga Vidya Gurukul – a classical Indian Ashram.
Tapashi brings the wisdom of her ancestors into both her Yoga classes and mantra chants, which she often mixes.
A lover of music and art, Tapashi later started surfing and stand-up paddle. Being the first woman in India teaching and surfing on Stand up Paddle, she is now an ambassador for Starboard, one of the leading SUP brands.
She enjoys her regular communions with dolphins.