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Christina Zanni, is a multidimentional artist with an holistic viewpoint. She studied acting and stage design at the National School of Fine Arts in Greece and at the same time, she started her training as an acrobat. On 2003, she begun the practice of Ashtanga Yoga, under the guidance of her teacher Cliff Barber and since then she considers it an essential part of her daily routine. After her graduation she longed to travel, and deepen herself into yoga and performing arts. She realized her first six month trip to India, where she practiced Ashtanga yoga in Mysore and the south indian classical dance, Bharatanatyam.
Trained in aerial acrobatics in Buenos Aires, Argentina she has collaborated with the Municipal Theater of Crete, the State Theater of Greece and with Magic Happens Productions , as an acrobat, actress, acrobatic choreographer and set design assistant. From 2010 to 2015 she resided mainly in Asia, practicing classical indian dance Kathak, Vipassana meditation and bodywork.
Motivated by the necessity to nurture and heal the physical and emotional body, she studied various forms of Ayurvedic massage such as Abhyanga, Kiji and Marma points massage, as well as the basic principles of Ayurveda in India. Christina ,is a Thai Massage practitioner since 2009. She has completed a 2 weeks basic Thai Massage course in Sunshine Massage School in Thailand and continued with the courses: Advanced Stretches, Assessment and Treatment,Touching the Emotional Body and Thai-Shiatsu Course, led by Ohm Rinraya, Itzhak Helman, Trayl Cade and Rich Chapelle.
Christina, recently moved back to Greece. She resides in Athens where she is teaching and performing. She travels every year to Asia to learn and practice with her teachers.