An internationally-recognized leader in health education and performance training.

Frank Forencich

Frank Forencich is an internationally-recognized leader in health education and performance training. He earned his B.A. at Stanford University in human biology and neuroscience and has over 30 years teaching experience in martial art, functional training and health promotion. He holds black belt rankings in both karate and aikido and has consulted to major corporations, human resource groups and fitness professionals.

Frank has climbed mountains across North America and has traveled to Africa on several occasions to study human origins. He is the author of Play as if Your Life Depends on It, Exuberant Animal, Change Your Body, Change the World, and Stresscraft: A Whole-Life Approach to Health and Performance (December 2011)
• Presenter-consultant: General Electric, 2011
• Featured presenter: Ancestral Health Symposium, UCLA, 2011
• Guest lecturer: Stanford University Institute of Design, April 2009- 2011 (see video)
• Presenter: Serious Play Conference, 2011
• Presenter: First Annual Conference on The State of Play Science, October 31- November 1, 2008, Stanford University.
• Official luminary in the Guiding Lights Network, January 2009
• Featured presenter: Arnold Schwarzenegger Active Aging Festival, 2009.
• Featured presenter: National Applied Functional Physical Education Conference, October 2009
• Featured presenter: Seattle Chamber of Commerce: May, 2010 "Stresscraft: preserving your neurological assets"
• Presenter: Baker and McKenzie Hong Kong, December 2010
• Guest speaker: TEDx Pearl River, Hong Kong
• Partner at The National Institute for Play
• Expert consultant to WildFitness
• Member, Ancestral Health Society

Frank has been described as "a natural teacher and a great communicator." His light and engaging style will leave your people laughing, sweaty and inspired.