YOGA IS MY LIFE ! I am lucky to have the chance to share my knowledge and my passion through teaching Yoga at various institutes in Brussels and organising Yoga workshops and retreats around the world. I grew up in Italy very close to my uncle, Somadeva, a Yoga teacher of the Svami Gitananda Ashram. I have been doing sun salutations and asanas (yoga postures) since I was a very small child…sometimes on the beach, sometimes at home, or up in the mountains.
My "classical ballet" education, at the Royal Academy of Dancing of London, and my "physical education" studies opened the way for me to teach jazz dance and exercise classes at a sport club while studying in the United States. I always combine my passion for other sports such as skiing, water-skiing, scuba diving, horse-riding, parachuting which are also part of me with Yoga.
Twenty years ago, my Yoga practice became part of my daily life. I decided to follow a Body ART education and became a BodyART instructor giving classes in this functional training inspired by Yoga. I followed a Yoga education programme and became a certified Yoga teacher (2-year education programme: training in anatomy, yoga philosophy and spirituality, asanas-poses, pranayama-breath control, dhyana-meditation). In 2014 I took the certification of Aerial Yoga teacher (antigravity yoga) and Rocket Yoga teacher (based on Asthanga Yoga). In 2016 I also took the certification of the Great Yoga Wall - B.K.S. Iyengar.
I continue to explore the many dimensions of yoga and combine the physical practice with a deep interest in the philosophical thinking and literature related to yoga, spirituality and emotional well-being. This is the flow of my life.
My classes balance planning and improvisation with the intention to create a powerful mental and physical experience for the participants.
They are intense and challenging for the body, soothing and relaxing for the mind. Options are always given so that every person can feel at ease. All are reminded that everybody is different and unique and competition is not part of yoga.
It doesn't matter which class I am teaching - whether it be yoga wall, hot flow or another type - each class is different. One can be more focused on alignment, and the other more focused on the movement. The most important is that the practice becomes a symphony, where we can all experience the connection between the body, the mind and the universe.