About The Teacher


Massimo Lived and studied in England for more than ten years and speaks fluent English. He is a member of Three Treasures Yoga, an international recognized yoga school. Massimo is a registered yoga teacher with SYM (Shiatsu Yoga Mediterraneo 500h) as well as a professional Shiatsu therapist and teacher. He is also a qualified kinesiologist and Cranial Sacral therapist.
 In 1999 he founded Holismos, a centre for yoga and complementary therapies in Poggibonsi, Tuscany, and in Varese, Italy near to the Swiss border. He also teaches Anatomy, Physiology and bodywork for yoga Teacher Trainings. Massimo spent 12 years practicing Shorinji Kempo (2° Dan) but trained originally as a percussionist, playing for many years in various groups in the UK and in Italy. Massimo teaches a solid classical style of yoga sprinkled with ideas and suggestions from his back ground in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kinesiology and percussion. 

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