Bryant Francesco | Bio

Owner and Director – Santosh Yoga, LLC

Bryant began studying eastern disciplines at the age of 10. Born in Bombay, Bryant grew up practising Christianity within the fabric of his Indian heritage. He is Portuguese Catholic from India teaching Yoga in the United States.

Having an extensive background with Naturopathy and Ayurveda, Byrant lives a very natural lifestyle and incorporates natural gems within his teachings.

Bryant holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, a Master’s Degree in Business, and another in Information Technology. He is an accomplished black belt in the ‘Ketsugo’ martial arts system and has studied Korean hand-foot acupressure.

Internationally certified as a senior teacher from India, Bryant is also recognized by the Yoga Alliance as an Experienced – Registered Yoga Teacher E-RYT.

Due to his work in radiology, Bryant has in-depth knowledge of anatomy. He also continues his studies with his Ayurvedic doctor in Bombay, India. In many of Bryant’s classes and at Santosh Yoga, you will be filled with cutting edge insights of science, natural therapies, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda.

Bryant has taught alignment-based yoga to thousands of people in India, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Canada, and the United States. He has helped people with alcohol and drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, sleep disorders, migraines, lower back pain, neck and upper back pain, torn ACLs, torn knee Meniscus, kidney failure, herniated discs, torn labrium, sciatica, scoliosis, arthritis, infertility, cancer, heart problems, panic attacks, anxiety and depression, BiPolar II, suicidal cases and more….

Bryant also works with the mentally challenged and autistic communities of Easter Seals with alignment-based yoga.

Bryant is one of the few teachers in the state who has conducted 6 Medical Research Studies on Migraines, Obesity, Gait Analysis in Obese kids, Anxiety and Stress in collaboration with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and currently a Lower Back Pain Study with the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Bryant continues to do extensive research studies in therapeutic yoga for kids and teens in collaboration with the medical research team of Children’s Hospital.

“My hope for medicine is that Santosh Yoga helps western medicine to lower dependency on drugs, medication and invasive surgeries. Together we will minimize the suffering of our children, adults, and geriatric communities” – Bryant Francesco

Inspirational speaker at several institutions, Aurora Psychiatric Group of Hospitals, Children’s Hospital, including Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, and has arranged with various corporations to bring Yoga to the workplace.

Several years ago, Bryant was awakened to leave a career in radiology to follow his childhood passion of living from the heart.
The fruit of that passion is Santosh Yoga.

Bryant inspires you to live an ‘awakened’ and ‘purposeful’ life. His yoga encourages the balance between the physical, physiological, psychological, emotional and spiritual layers of your being.

Santosh Yoga is a member participant at:

  • International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)
  • Licensed as a Vocational Yoga Training School with the State of Wisconsin

Bryant being honored by Major Commander Pogue of the US Army [Chicago] for “His Excellence in Training and Support.”

US Army Commander Pogue

Chicago, US Army

Bryant Francesco

Owner & Director of Santosh Yoga

Bryant grew up practising eastern disciplines in India and has followed his childhood passion for Yoga. He has been practising and teaching Yoga since 1986.


Bryant Francesco was awarded with Addiction Yoga from India, is one of the five recipients of this rare certificate. He has been recognized and awarded for his excellence.