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Wellness Team

Meet the Instructors 


Carl Powell

Founder & CEO

Meet Carl Powell, a renowned motivational speaker, wellness coach, and author who has been transforming lives for over four decades. Based on the beautiful island of Maui, Carl believes in the power of "growing where you are planted" and helps individuals achieve their fitness goals through various fitness regimes, both online and in person.


As a personal wellness coach, Carl has helped countless individuals achieve their fitness aspirations by evaluating their current fitness levels and developing customized fitness programs to suit their needs. He firmly believes in the philosophy of "one size does not fit all" and tailors his programs to ensure that his clients achieve their fitness goals effectively.


Carl's signature program, GROW with Carl, is a unique amalgamation of Qigong, Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, and Meditation. Whether you prefer online classes via Zoom, video on demand on Vimeo, or in-person classes at his in-home studio on Maui, Carl's program is designed to ensure that you can access his expertise anytime, anywhere.


As a volunteer for AARP Hawaii, Carl teaches a variety of methods to maintain wellness and cognitive brain health. He helps seniors to stay active, eat healthy, and engage in activities that stimulate their minds. Carl's dedication and passion for his work have made a significant impact on the lives of countless seniors in Hawaii.


Over the years, Carl has inspired and motivated audiences all over the world with his award-winning speeches. He is also the author of three books on healing, which have helped countless individuals overcome their challenges and achieve their goals.


So, if you're ready to transform your life and achieve your fitness goals, let Carl Powell be your guide, and remember to "grow where you are planted."

(808) 664-6670

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Claudia Micco

Wellness Expert

Claudia Micco has been in the health and fitness industry for over 35 years. She was introduced to the fitness world as a result of a car crash in her teens. She found her recovery PT fascinating and the resilience and self-healing capacity of the human body inspiring. A lifelong curiosity was born from that accident; Claudia has been following it ever since.


Claudia’s student mindset and eagerness to understand, know, and experience true health led to studies and certifications in yoga, Pilates, bioenergetics, hypnosis, massage, Feldenkrais, bioenergetics, Tai Chi and more. She’s been a Senior Trainer and content provider for YogaFit Inc since 2000, holds her ERYT 500 through both the Yoga Alliance of USA and Australia and is ACE-certified.

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Charles Little

Wellness Expert

Charles Little is a highly-regarded fitness instructor and CEO of Home Studio Live. Based in Oak Park, Illinois, Charles has over 40 years of experience in movement and teaching, and he is known for his quick wit and sense of humor.


Charles is passionate about helping people achieve their fitness goals and improve their overall well-being. Through Home Studio Live, he offers online and in-person training in a range of restorative movements and exercises, including yoga, Pilates, and strength training.


With his vast experience and expertise, Charles is able to provide personalized workout plans that cater to each individual's unique needs and goals. His motto, "Motion is lotion," reflects his belief that regular movement and exercise are crucial for maintaining good physical, mental, and emotional health.


Charles's dedication to his craft has earned him a reputation as one of the most respected and sought-after fitness instructors in the industry. He has inspired countless individuals to take control of their health and well-being through the power of movement.

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