Fred began practicing yoga in 1982 and started teaching in 1986. He left his computer programming job at Texas Instruments to teach yoga full time in 1988. Fred was a founder of the Dallas Yoga Center and was the director for nine years. Several of his students continue to teach in the Dallas area and throughout the country.
A long time student of Ramanand Patel, Fred has also studied with Iyengar and his family in Pune, India six times since 1989.