CURRICULUM

Gilda Giannoni

Born in Piombino (LI), she holds a degree in Philosophy. She practices yoga since 1992 and she started teaching it in 1999 along with her job as a translator in trade shows and business trips, and as an Italian’s teacher for foreigners in the Cambridge School and other  languages schools in Verona.
In 2005 she founded her school YogaMarga and began teaching in Yoga Teacher’s Training Courses.

 

Degrees and Certificates
July 1994 Languages High School Diploma.
Aug. 1999 Yoga Teacher Certificate, Associazione Surya Namaskara, Piombino (LI).
March 2000 Bachelor’s degree cum laude in Philosophy, Pisa University.
Nov. 2000 Yoga Instructor Certificate (YIC), Indian Yoga Institue S-Vyasa, Bangalore, India.
Jan. 2002 Yoga Instructor Certificate, Istituto Yoga di Carlo Patrian, Milano.
July 2009 Raja Yoga Instructor Certificate, Associazione Yoga e Terapie Naturali, Pontedera (PI).
Sept. 2012 Post-Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy (PGDYT), S-Vyasa Yoga University, Bengaluru, India.

Publications
Books
Dec. 2012 Yoga, dall’Armonia alla Gioia (Yoga, from Harmony to Joy) ed. Magnanelli,
Torino.
Dec. 2015 Yoga e Sessualità (Yoga and Sex), ed. Magnanelli, Torino.
Apr. 2016 Manual de Hatha-Yoga, Teoria y practica para profesores, estudiantes y practicantes, (Hatha-Yoga Manual, theory and practice for teachers, students and practitioners), Ediciones Tutor, Madrid.
Dec. 2016 Tecniche per l’Ansia e la Depressione (Techniques for Anxiety and Depression), ed. Magnanelli, Torino.
Articles
Dec. 2008 Yantra, alla sua vista mi immagino l’infinito (Yantra, at its sight I imagine infinite), published in the magazine «Yoga in Occidente», ASYCO, Torino.
June 2013 La posizione come archetipo: tāda-āsana (The āsana as an archetype: tāda-āsana), published in the magazine «Yoga in Occidente», ASYCO, Torino.

June 2014 Vyādhi: il concetto di malattia nello Yoga Vāsishtha (Vyādhi: the concept of illness in Yoga Vāsishtha), in the magazine «Yoga in Occidente», ASYCO, Torino.
Sept. 2015 Dharma: dare un senso alla vita (Dharma: giving life a sense), published in the magazine «Vivere lo Yoga», n°64, Sept.-Oct. 2015.
Febr. 2016 Facing loneliness with contentment, published in the online Magazine «Mind Body Spirit», www.watkins.magazine.com.
May 2016 Lasciar andare, il Gioco dell’Esistenza (To let go, the Game of Existence), published in the magazine «Vivere lo Yoga, n°68, May- June 2016.
May 2016 Abhyasa: Commit Yourself to Love, published in the online Magazine www.watkinspublishing.com
June 2016 June 21st, Yoga for a Mutual Society, published in the online Magazine www.watkinspublishing.com
December 2016 Action in Relaxation, published in the online Magazine www.watkinspublishing.com
April 2017 Create Beauty Through Yoga, published in the online Magazine www.watkinspublishing.com
Audiovisuals
October 2016 Yoga for Back-Pain, edited by Maxy Sound, Bussolengo, Vr. On
digital store and platforms:
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/4cNrXL0Kos1P1tNTscTNgW
Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFvqErdl_mIlcftyXB2IIDnnbfvscNc9f
Deezer : http://www.deezer.com/album/14228438?
utm_source=deezer&utm_content=album-14228438&utm_term=417268121_1476797275&utm_medium=web
Educational Path
Oct. 2000 stay at Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Lonavla, India.
Jan. 2001 interpreter for Swami YogaSwarupananda, Divine Yoga
Society, Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh, India, for his seminars in
Grosseto, Piombino, Firenze.
June 2001 interpreter of Swami Kartikeyan, Divine Yoga Society,
Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh, India, for his seminar at
Istituto Yoga di C. Patrian, Milano.
Sept. 2002 stay at Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Lonavla, India, deepening
prânâyâma, kriyâ e âsana, yoga philosophy e Yoga Therapy.
Nov. 2002 interpreter of Professor S.K.Ganguly,the Gordhandas
Seksaria College of Yoga and Cultural Synthesis Director at the
Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M. Samiti, Lonavla, India, for his seminar
at Villa Buri, Verona.
Apr. 2003 interpreter of Swami Maheshananda, spiritual leader of
Kaivalydahama Ashram, Lonavla, India, for his seminar at
Villa Buri, Verona.
Dec. 2003 stay at Kaivalydhama Ashram, Lonavla, India.
Dec.2005/Jan.2006 working alongside of yoga therapist Mrs.Oak at the Research Laboratory of
Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Lonavla, India.

Feb. 2006 interpreter of Dr. Oak, Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Lonavla,
India, for her seminar at YogaMarga, Verona.
May 2006/June 2008 interpreter of Dr. Narayana Nambi, Ayurvedic Doctor, Director of the
Ashtavaidyan Trichur Thaikatmooss’ SNA Oushadhasala Pvt.
Ltd, Kerala, India, for his seminars at YogaMarga, Verona.
June 2007 interpreter of Swami Maheshananda, spiritual leader of
Kaivalydahama Ashram, Lonavla, India, for his seminar at YogaMarga,
Verona.
Jan. 2010 stay at Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Lonavla, India; meditation and silence
practice at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh, India.
Mar.2010/Jan. 2011 attendance at YMT (Yoga & Meditation Training Course), at Istituto Yoga
Vidya Italia.
Oct.2012/feb.2013 attendance at Yogabeats seminars with David Sye.
Dec. 2012 attendance at Jivamukti Yoga seminar with Sharon Gannon.
Oct. 2013 attendance at Yoga Somatics seminar with Atheeka and Ashtanga Vinyasa
Yoga seminar with Stewart Gilchrist.
Aug 2016 & 2017 Yoga Classes at YogaBarn, Ubud, Bali.
Professional Experiences
Since Nov. 1999 Hatha Yoga teacher.
Since Nov. 2001 Raja Yoga teacher.
Since June 2002 seminars and conferences on yoga like «Yoga paths», Emporio Alcatraz,
Verona, Apr. 2005; «Yoga and Multiple Intelligence», Biobar, Verona, Apr.
2006; «Understanding Yoga», Biblioteca di Mezzane (VR), Feb. 2009;
seminari on yoga diet, philosophy, yoga techniques at YogaMarga, Verona.
Since June 2004 organising and running yoga retreats in different places in Italy.
Apr. 2005 YogaMarga establishment.
Apr. 2005/Jun 2018 management and direction of YogaMarga headquarters in Verona.
Sept.2005/June 2012 director of studies and teacher in the Teacher’s Training Course at
YogaMarga.
Jan. 2006 collaboration with ISYCO (Institute for the Studio of Yoga and of
Eastern Culture), Torino.
Since Oct. 2006 teacher for the subjects Āsana e Ancient Texts in the ISYCO Teacher’s
Training Course in Verona.
Oct 2008 speech on yoga at the yearly convention of the brand Aveda, Estee Lauder
S.r.l.
Nov. 2008 seminar on yoga practice at Centro Studi Yoga Narayana, Modena.
March 2009 seminari on breathing at the DanzaMovimentoTerapia Teacher’s Training
Course – Metodo FUX, at Associazione Culturale Aribandus, Verona.
Oct. 2009 speech on chakras at the yearly convention of the brand Aveda, Estee Lauder
S.r.l.
Nov. 2009 seminar and advanced yoga class at Centro Studi Yoga Narayana, Modena.
June 2010 seminar sul Tantra at Centro di Meditazione Kushi Ling, Arco (TN).
Oct. 2011 seminar e yoga class at the event Verdessere, Santa Croce sull’Arno (PI).
Oct.2011/May 2014 director of studies and teacher in the Yoga-Therapy Deepening Course at
YogaMarga.

Oct. 2012 participation at YogaFestival, Milano with the class:
«The experience of pleasure in âsana».
March 2012 seminar on Prânâyâma in the Master GiocaYoga, for AIYB (Italian
Association Yoga for Children), sede di Verona.
May 2012 interpreter of Dr. Narayan Nambi, Ayurvedic Doctor, Director of the
Ashtavaidyan Trichur Thaikatmooss’ SNA Oushadhasala Pvt. Ltd, Kerala,
India for his seminari in the Ayurveda week at Hotel Caesius, Bardolino(VR).
Sept. 2012 Seminar at YogaFest at Barletta Castle, Puglia.
Oct.2012/May2014 director of studies for the Yoga Teacher’s Training Course Corso in Barletta,
Puglia, a collaboration with Associazione Seliah di Ruvo di Puglia and
Associazione Onda del Respiro, Barletta, Puglia.
Jan. 2013 Director of Studies for ISYCO (Institute for the Studio of Yoga and of
Eastern Culture, Torino) for Teacher’s Training Courses in Verona,
Padova, Milano.
Sept. 2013 Seminar at YogaFest at Barletta Castle, Puglia.
March 2013 Seminar on Yoga Fundamentals in the Master GiocaYoga,
for AIYB (Italian Association Yoga for Children), in Verona.
Nov.2013 Seminar on «Yoga Fundamentals» in Yoga for Children Teacher’s Training
Course, organised by Associazione Sehaliah and Associazione Onda del
Respiro in Barletta (BA), supported by Bari University.
Since Jan. 2014 Teacher for the subjects Raja-Yoga and Ancient Texts in the ISYCO Teacher’s
Training Course in Padova.
Feb. 2014 Understanding the sequence, seminar at Centro Studi Yoga Narayana,
Modena.
March 2014 Yoga, from Harmony to Joy, introduction to yoga and yoga therapy at Rotary
Club, Verona.
May 2014 Behind the sequence: logic and harmony, seminar at YOGAONE,
Barcellona, Spagna.
June/July 2014 Visva-lila: the game of the Universe, yoga-performance together with
Laura Liberale, hindologist and writer; presented at the Matera Yoga Fest and
at the Crazy Lazy Yoga Event in Lazise.
June 2014 Meditation of the Light, meditation class in Matera Yoga Fest, Matera.
July 2014 organization of the Crazy Lazy Yoga, event of yoga and art with the
participation of David Sye (Yogabeats), at Dogana Veneta, Lazise.
Jan/Oct 2015 Direction and teaching in the Master «Teaching Yoga» at Associazione
Verdeloto, Potendera (PI)/Empoli (FI).
March/April 2015 Seminar Yoga for back pain at Associazione YogaMatha, Matera and
Studio Narayana, Modena.
April/June 2015 Directing and acting in the show «Perception» on the themes of yoga and
quantum physics, at Dogana Veneta, Lazise (VR) and YogaFest, Matera.
July 2015 «Biocentrism – Perception» workshop of science and theatre at the Master in
Scientific Journalism and Science Institutional Communication, Ferrara
University.
Jan 2016/Jun 2017 Writing of the blog Desperate Yogini, Survival Yogic Tecniques, a semi-
serious project, that combines practical, symbolic and philosophical aspects
of yoga with astrology.

February 2016 Launch of the book Yoga and Sexuality at Liberia Cazzaniga, Arco di Trento
and following workshop The rising of the sexual force. Practice of energetic
stimulation, at Associazione Fior Di Loto, Arco (TN).
March 2016 A parallel between western and eastern philosophy on the basis of the Cause-
Effect Principle, lecture at Università Popolare di Lavagno(VR).
Since Oct. 2016 Āsana teacher at Teacher Training Course ISYCO in Turin.
October 2016 Seminars on Yoga and Sex and Techniques for Anxiety and Depression for
the third year of ISYCO Training Course in Turin.
Jan/Dec. 2017 Director and Teacher in the Master «Raja-Yoga, workshops for deepening
and teaching meditation and mind techniques» at YogaMarga, Verona.
March 2017 Seminar on Yoga Therapy at Il Mondo, Yoga Association in Parma.
March 2017 Yoga in Office, lecture at the Architect and Engineering Studio, Verona.
April 2017 Growing older with yoga, lecture at Università Popolare di Lavagno(VR).
March 2018 Launch of the book Tecniques for Anxiety and Depression at Liberia
Cazzaniga, Arco di Trento, and following workshop Hypercontrol tensions:
how to find trust and smile again at Associazione Fior Di Loto, Arco (TN).
Mar/ Jun 2018 Management and teaching for the Master Principles of Functional Yoga,
intensive workshops for the use of yogic tecniques in the treatment of the
most common physical and psychosomatic disorders at YogaMarga, Verona.