With one-on-one private yoga lessons, you'll zero in on your goals and get personalized instruction based on your health, body type and lifestyle—and on your schedule. Frank will carefully lead you through sessions meeting your personal needs at his oceanfront studio in Puako.
With semiprivate yoga lessons, a group of 2-4 students get personalized instruction in a group setting. Frank will craft classes that meet your group’s physical ability and goals at his oceanfront studio in Puako.
STUDENTS BOOK PRIVATE LESSONS FOR A VARIETY OF INTENTIONS, SUCH AS:
Grasping the basics of yoga (3+ sessions recommended)
Developing confidence to practice in group settings
Tailoring their practice to benefit a sport or profession outside of the studio, such as improving golf swing or complementing triathlon training
Learning to modify a practice while healing from injury
Cultivating a therapeutic practice to manage or improve health issues like insomnia or low back pain
Receiving one-on-one attention in a private space
Deepening meditation practice
Diving into postures, whether you need special attention to master a challenging pose like headstand or perfect form in a fundamental pose like Chaturanga Dandasana
Exploring yogic philosophy or unfamiliar styles of yoga
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Frank is a certified personal fitness trainer. He has found that some of his yoga students can better achieve their fitness goals with cross-training and a more personalized exercise program.
Reiki is a healing technique based on the principle that energy can be channeled by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the body and restore physical and emotional well-being.
"What an amazing teacher. If you ever get the opportunity to take one of Frank’s classes you will be treated to a spiritual and physical journey like no other. The flow of energy and sense of balance and center resonates from his knowledge of human anatomy and his calming presence. He truly invites you to enjoy and grow in your own practice, while encouraging you to push yourself to new boundaries. Loved this journey!"
– Melissa, CA
"Frank is a wonderfully professional, dependable, and kind teacher."
– Carol, HI
"I enjoyed my five weeks of yoga with Frank and never missed a session. He’s great for all abilities- even mine. With thanks."
– Deborah, HI
"Franks Class was balanced, insightful and informative. The hour went by quickly, but the body benefited from head to toes, to heart to core."
– David, B.C.
"This was a marvelous class. Frank has one of the best yoga classes I have ever taken in 40 years. He is a jewel and a technically excellent yoga instructor."
– Kate, CA
Frank has been teaching yoga on the Big Island of Hawaii since 2005. He teaches over 300 classes a year on the Kohala Coast. His style is a joyful weaving of the major Hatha Yoga systems infused with Pilates core work and the Aloha spirit. His classes are appropriate for all levels of experience.
He is a registered instructor with yoga alliance and have a RYT 200 Designation and is CPR certified.
White Lotus Foundation
200 contact hours
Comprehensive training in yoga asana, pranayama philosophy and the art of teaching
Led by Ganga White and Tracey Rich
The Center for Yoga of Seattle
70 Contact hours
Yoga teacher training program
Led by Richard Schachtel
Anusara Yoga Immersion
108 Contact hours, 7 month program
Asana, Philosophy, Anatomy, Breath Work, Class Sequencing, Meditation, Alighnment Principles, Chanting
Led by senior Anusara Teachers, Jim and Ruthie Bernaert
32 Contact Hours, 1 week Anusara Immersion
Led by Anusara John Friend
In addition to the training described above, Frank studied Iyengar yoga with Richard Schachtel in Seattle, Washington in 2005, receiving two intensive teaching certificates. He also received alignment instruction in Iyengar yoga from BKS Iyengar and Patrica Wallden, in Colorado, and from Carol Dudley and Andil Pakiavala, on the Big Island. He spent a week doing the Primary Astanga series with SriK. Pattabhi Jois, in San Fransisco. Additional Astanga intensives were studied with Chuck Miller, Maty Esraty, his first teacher, Andrew Eppler, Julie Kleinman, of Yoga Works, and Nadia Toraman.