Born in Moscow, Russia, Yuri became a practitioner of Qigong and Tai Chi at the age of 15, learning from various Chinese teachers. He learned Meditation from Buddhist monks while living in Asia. Throughout his career Yuri has led Qigong and Tai Chi, gentle, therapeutic exercise programs in clinical and recreational settings.

Diplomas & Certificats:

ASU B.Sc. Exercise & Wellness, 2011

Qi Gong and Tai Chi Certification, 1991

Wellspring Cancer Support Certification, 2012