Amani Eke is a yoga teacher to children, teens and adults. She founded Project Yogi in 2015 and decided to make it a not-for-profit organisation in 2016 in order to reach more children and families in need. Amani is a certified Egyptian Yoga instructor and has also trained with Youth Mindfulness, Teen Yoga UK and Kidding Around Yoga to gain more knowledge of teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to children and teenagers. She is currently training for a level 4 certification in yoga teaching with The British Wheel of Yoga.
Amani has over 9 years of experience working with young people as a teacher, mentor and tutor. It was her personal experience of yoga that drove her to become certified to teach adults and young people. Through Project Yogi Amani helps to teach young people the principles and practice of yoga and mindfulness, assisting them in combating some of the obstacles they may face on a daily basis.
With the help of Yogarise, Project Yogi offers yoga classes at local secondary schools in Peckham.