Sarwang Parikh LMFT (he/they) is a psychotherapist and meditation teacher based on unceded Ohlone land in the SF Bay Area. He was born into a devotional Indian lineage from an immigrant, working-class family. He discovered yoga and meditation as a young person, which saved his life. They have been intentionally practicing and studying the Dharma path for over 20 years, primarily within the Theravada lineage through Spirit Rock and East Bay Meditation Center. For nearly as long, he has been providing social and emotional support to young people as a therapist and mindfulness educator in community mental health and schools. He teaches meditation at East Bay Meditation Center and Inward Bound Mindfulness Education. Sarwang loves playing the handpan drum, being immersed in sci-fi/fantasy, or letting loose on the dance floor.