Born in Moscow, Russia, Yuri became a practitioner of Qigong and Tai Chi in 1988, learning from various Chinese teachers. Yuri specializes in traditional Yang style Tai Chi Chuan. He learned Meditation from Buddhist monks while living in Asia. Yuri has taught Qi Gong and Tai Chi in Russia, Moldova, Georgia, Cambodia, Canada and the United States. 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