As a yoga teacher, Freddy draws from his diverse yoga training and life experiences from his careers in business and in music. He emphasizes the importance of classical yoga teachings with respectful updates to modern times. Freddy presents his classes in a way that encourages each student to find their own way forward through the practice of yoga.
In 2012 he completed the Life of a Yogi Teacher Training Program with Sri Dharma Mittra in New York City and received his 200-hour certification. Continuing his yoga studies with Sri Dharma, in 2013 he completed the 500-hour Life of a Yogi Teacher Training Program. In addition, he has attended workshops and retreats with many other world renown yoga teachers.
Above all, Freddy credits his wife, Amy Pastore, for sharing with him the knowledge of yoga through her own extensive study and teaching experience. In 2011, Freddy helped Amy establish her own school, iFlow Yoga. He provides assistance to Amy on all her teacher trainings, retreats and workshops.
Freddy is an accomplished bassist and for the past 30 years has performed and recorded with many of New York City areas top jazz, rock and pop musicians. He also holds certification in Basic Thai Massage from the Loi Kroh School in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Freddy supports various business aspects of running iFlow Yoga and assists Amy in the 200 Hour and Advanced 300 Hour Teacher Trainings, iFlow Yoga retreats and workshops out of the Down Dog House and around the world.