Luca, born and raised in Florence, Italy, is a passionate teacher that explore practice through a dynamic vision of the traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga method.
Trained in Florence by Larry Schultz Rocket movement “It’s Yoga”, he became certified Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga teacher in 2015 and, following the path of Larry Schultz method, became a certified Rocket teacher in 2016.
In 2018 he enriched his anatomical knowledges and studied how practice impact the human body with “The Yoga Therapy Institute” in Amsterdam attending the “Skeletal and Muscular Clinic” module under the guidance of M. Mukherjee.
Luca encountered practice for the first time through meditation while he was working like a chef in The Netherlands.
Attracted by Eastern philosophies since his young age, with Yoga and meditation he discovered a method to release stress from his daily life, and since than he has been exploring the mind fields following the teaching of his Satsang mentor Swami Tripurashakti.
This experience enhanced his interest for the practice which he explored attending through the years different meditation and vipassana retreats.
After his first long travel in Asia in 2011, Luca start to explore deeply also the Asanas and the physical vision of Yoga through different expressions and methods, and lately moving his interest towards disciplines disciplines related to movement science and awareness.
Luca’s view of practice is a mix of freedom and tradition given by his Rocket education and fundamentals with plenty of modifications to either facilitate or increase the level of practice and where the sequences have a strong correlation with mind reaction to body movements, prepare as a path to heath, flexibility strength and balance the inner and outer journey of students.
Visionary cook, reflective photographer and explorer of the psychological universe, Luca love to bring his own personal life experience into practice following the beautiful Krishnamacharia’s motto:
“Teach what is inside of you. Not as it applies to you, to yourself, but as it applies to the other”
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