Peewee Sanchez is the founder of Yogafirst Middle East, which has conducted yoga teacher training courses in UAE, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait. She has also trained teachers across the Middle East and Southeast Asia (Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Hongkong) through her Swing Yoga Teacher Training Program (www.SwingYoga.in). Yogafirst has trained more teachers over the last 7 years of it’s operation in the MENA Region than any other Yoga School.
Bringing 20 years of Yoga and Meditation practice to her teaching, Peewee’s qualities are flexibility of body and mind, clear accessible communication and adapting to the needs of specific individuals and groups. She helps people to understand how yoga works, take their practice deeper, bringing out the best in everyone. Peewee’s fun factor and sunny approach to yoga is supported by a firm consciousness for good body alignment and class safety. She blends the coaching skills learned from her experience as a Les Mills Bodybalance Presenter and her days mentoring yoga teachers as the Regional Yoga Trainer for Fitness First Middle East with the internal awareness and the ancient traditions of her Vajrayana Buddhist and Himalayan Kriya Yoga Lineages with modern day Vinyasa Flow styles to give a one of a kind yoga experience.
She currently teaches Yoga Teacher Training Courses, Workshops, Yoga Retreats and Group Classes throughout the world and specially in her home base: Dubai where she is considered a senior figure in the yoga scene and mentor to many of UAE’s yoga teachers. She is also the yoga advisor for REPS in UAE. A firm believer in Karma Yoga, Peewee involves herself in several charity activities such as Yogathon, Global Mala and Yogafest Middle East. Her mission in this lifetime is to aid people on the path of self- realization through igniting their yoga journeys.