The Power of Yoga

Learn how yoga helped this woman...

...go from not being able to walk around the block,

...or get up from off of the floor on her own,

 
 

...to training for the El Camino de Santiago, a 500 mile trek in Spain!


Initially, I was very hesitant to begin yoga due to some weight and health issues. Not only is Francesca‚Äôs skill level and knowledge apparent when you begin to work with her but she also displays a tremendous capacity to listen and adapt her lessons to fit the needs and abilities of her student. Francesca is very accommodating and has worked around my schedule, and we have worked together as often as 3 times a week and as few as twice a month. It is without reservation that I recommend Francesca as a yoga instructor.  ~ Linda Beebe, 55, Elementary School Teacher; Private Yoga Client
 

What Makes Me Different?

Yoga saved my life.

Both in being a student and as a teacher. 11 years ago I walked into my first yoga class and found relief in a way that I had never found previously.

Since 2011, I have been professionally teaching yoga as a spiritual, emotional, and physical path.

Being a teacher and having to show up for my students helps keep me honest in both my life and in my personal practice.

I realize the powerful effect yoga has in my life, and in my relationships, and I know that I can't live my life fully without practicing and teaching yoga.  


What You Can Expect When Working With Me

 
  • Deep Ability to Listen to Your Needs
  • Understand Your Unique Situation
  • Gentle, Compassionate Teaching Style
  • Experience - 800 hours of training & over 3,000 hours of teaching
  • Clear Instruction Based on Your Ability
 

Yoga for all Stages of Life...

I've helped adults with...

  • Back Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Arthritis / Joint Pain
  • Digestive Issues
  • High Blood Pressure
  • PTSD
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Addiction
  • Trauma
  • Stress
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

I've helped teenagers with...

  • Disordered Eating
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Addiction
  • Trauma
  • Stress
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Back Pain
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

I've helped children with...

  • Autism
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Chronic Physical Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Stress
  • PTSD
  • Acute sensitivity

 

Hi! My name is Francesca and I have over 800 hours of professional yoga training and over 3,000 hours of yoga teaching experience. I've earned the highest level of recognition by Yoga Alliance, I'm a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and I'm a qualified yoga teacher trainer. I hold a degree in Psychology and a certification in Yoga Therapy from Loyola Marymount University.

I first received my certification to teach through the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy in 2011 and continue to honor this lineage in both my personal practice and as a teacher.

I'm a pioneer in implementing yoga therapy programs into health and wellness centers, rehabilitation clinics, and schools on both the East and West Coast. Currently, I organize and teach yoga retreats, trainings, and yoga therapy programs in Southern California.