pete yates co-founded and taught at the pakdale yoga centre, wolverhampton, uk which had been offering yoga and therapies to the local community and beyond for twenty five years. pete has been practising yoga for around half a century. he is also a founder member and secretary of the independent yoga network, an organisation concerned to sustain and promote yoga as a force for the general good. he is also a philosopher (holding a PhD) and a creative in a number of media. pete now live in abermaw on the welsh coast where he likes to walk and talk with friends in the hills and by the sea.