Yogazi is led by its founder Peter who has been a practitioner of Yoga since 1999. He completed the 200hr Yoga teacher training at the acclaimed YogaLondon school ( one of the largest vinyassa yoga schools in Europe) in 2011. Registered with Yoga Alliance , in 2018 Peter was upgraded to the status of senior Yoga teacher to recognise his significant experience and expertise . He has been able to share his knowledge of both Yoga and meditation with a diverse range of clients ranging from professional athletes to those with complex health dificulties. In 2016 Yogazi received a grant from The Big lottery fund to complete a project aimed at increasing the popularity of Yoga and meditation in disadvantaged communities and the project proved to be a great success. In addition Yogazi also received funding in 2018 from Greater Manchester Mental health foundation trust to provide sessions to hard to reach goups .
With a background in martial arts Peter came across Yoga in the late 1990s and found that it complimented his martial arts training immensely, bringing with it a finesse, grace and flow which was previously unnoticed. It was after attending Yoga sessions on a regular basis that he came to find that not only did it help in a physical sense, it also brought an awareness and balance in his spiritual and emotional well being.
Over the years Yogazi has managed to work with and alongside a number of private , statutory and voluntary organisations . These include:
Greater Manchester Fire service
Christies Hospital in Manchester
Manchester City Council
Zion community and resource center
Currently based in the South Manchester area Yogazi is able to provide: private one to one sessions, drop-ins & group classes, and corporate/workplace sessions in and around Greater Manchester. Yogazi is fully CRB checked.
In addition to his Yoga qualification Peter also completed the Yoga and Pilates in sport cpd course in 2017 hosted by the excellent and well respected Nisha Srivastava. Academicaly Peter has a PGCE in post compulsary education; a BA (hon) degree and is a fully qualified gym instructer and lectures Health and Social care and Public Services in local educational establishments .It is the aim of Yogazi to enhance an individuals life with each and every practise and to assist in bringing the joy of yoga and meditation to all sections of the community.