She is the resident instructor at Patanjala Yoga Kendra. She also manages the center and organizes the centers on-going cultural and spiritual activities. In addition to teaching yoga, Usha Devi manages a pre-primary school with 240 children, which has made a place for itself within a short period of time on the educational map of Uttarakhand (Omkarananda Preparatory School). She is also involved in supporting Omkarananda Educational Society schools in the remote Himalayan hill areas of Uttarakhand. (Omkarananda Hillschools).
Usha Devi has been living in India since 1985, serving at Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas. In 1993, she began to study yoga with the world famous Yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar "Guruji". She continues to study with her renowned Yoga Guru and his daughter Gitaji. She spends several months each year at the Iyengar Institute in Pune.