François is the founder and director of Open Sky Yoga Center in Rochester, N.Y. and has taught yoga since 1975. He conducts retreats and teacher trainings worldwide and is a CEO of the new Open Sky Yoga Therapy Training. He was among the first french yoga instructors to study in Pune, India with B.K.S. Iyengar. François is Certified in Gong and Laughing Yoga, completed the International Sound Healer program and holds a master’s degree in Ethnomusicology.