pete yates is co-founder, alongside anna ingham, and teacher at the pakdale yoga centre, wolverhampton, uk which has been offering yoga and therapies to the local community and beyond for almost twenty 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.