Yoga Alliance® International Online Journal

Yoga Alliance International Journal

Contributing Authors Profile

Yoga Alliance® Online Journal Contributing Authors Profile


Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Ph.D,Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Ph.D, was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California and graduated from Stanford University.

Sadhviji serves as: Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, an international interfaith organization dedicated to clean water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH). President of Divine Shakti Foundation, a foundation which runs free schools, vocational training programs and empowerment programs. Director of the world-famous International Yoga Festival at Parmarth which has been covered in Time Magazine, CNN, New York Times and other prestigious publications.

Francesca Cassia - Yoga Teacher

Francesca Cassia

World’s renowned teacher and presenter Yoga Alliance (Italia/Australia/International Division)) Master Yoga Teacher Co-Founder:



Roberto Milletti

Roberto Milletti

World’s renowned teacher and presenter. Yoga Alliance (Italia/Australia/International Division) Master Yoga Teacher Co-Founder:



Felice VernilloFelice Vernillo
Yoga Alliance (Italia/Australia/International Division) Master Yoga Teacher and one of Italy’s most revered figure in the yoga panorama and books author. Felice is the owner and founder of the very successful Yoga Association “SHAKTI A.S.D. in Italy, where he work as a teacher, holds weekly courses, meetings and seminars on Asana, Pranayama, Meditation and residential weekends. The yoga that he teaches is “Integral Yoga”, based on Hatha and Raja Yoga: faithful to the traditional teachings received by his masters: Swami Chidananda and Swami Yogaswarupananda from Rishikeh (India) – Carlo Patrian – Dr. Gharote – B.K.S. Iyengar). Find out more about Felice:

Paolo Proietti

Paolo Proietti

Yoga Alliance (International and Italia Division) Master Yoga Teacher Member World M.Y.A. (World Movement for Yoga and Ayurveda), World MIFA (World Movement for Indian Fine Arts), E.Y.F. European Yoga Federation.Authored more than 15 books on yoga and related subjects. Find out more about Paolo:

Denise PayneDenise Payne

Yoga Alliance (Australia/International Division) Master Yoga Teacher An international yoga teacher, artist, performer, and kick ass mother, Denise has lived her life alongside yoga masters such as; Dharma Mittra, Sat Jiwan Singh Khalsa, and Yogi Bhajan, studying, practicing, inspiring, and teaching for more than 25 years. Find out more about Denise:

Amrita G. Ceravolo  Yoga Alliance® (Italia/International) Master Yoga Teacher  Amrita G. Ceravolo
Yoga Alliance Master Yoga Teacher 
Vice president of “Sathya Yoga – International School of Yoga Studies”, in Milano (Italy) affiliated with Paramanand Institute (India). Honorary Director of “Paramanand Institute of Yoga Sciencese & Research” (India), Honorary Director of “International Association of Indian Yoga” to find more about Amrita’s events and Yoga Teacher Training Courses visit her website:

Luana Marini Bellisari - Yoga Ashtanga Vinyasa

Luana Marini Bellisari
Lives and works in Berlin. She’s a qualified Ashtanga Vinyasa  200 hours-Mysore and Ayurvedic Massage and Panchakarma Therapy, Certificate of Merit-Kerala - India 2011. To find out more about Luana:



Maya Swati Devi Italian Teacher of Traditional Tantrism, Yogini,Maya Swati Devi
Italian Teacher of Traditional Tantrism, Yogini, dancer and author of  the book “The  tantric dancer”, published in italian by MIR 2016, founder of the first Italian school of traditional Tantrism and Tantric yoga in Milan:



Dr. Enzo Ventimiglia

Dr. Enzo Ventimiglia

Enzo graduated in Sports and Exercise Sciences with honors, discussing a thesis on Pilates and Yoga in the treatment of low back pain. Since adolescence he has begun to explore the infinite potential of yoga, fascinated then as now by those activities that go beyond the physical commitment to encroach on the pleasure of a centered mind and a satisfied spirit. They were the same years he started:


Ed Fink

Ed Fink

Ed is a sevak at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh (Himalayas), India



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