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Alessandra Uma Cocchi from Italy is part of our series profiling our international Accessible Yoga Ambassadors. We are hoping to shine a light on yoga teachers around the world who are sharing yoga with all.

Alessandra Uma Cocchi is a certified teacher from the Integral Yoga tradition of Swami Satchidananda. She trained in Italy, Portugal, Yogaville (USA) and Austria through the different stages of Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Teacher Trainings, Accessible Yoga, Yoga of the Heart, Prenatal and Labour Yoga, Therapeutic Applications of Integral Yoga, Integral Yoga for Children trainings. 

She is part of a research team in Italy carrying out medical studies the impact of Yoga on health, with special reference to Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Irritable Bowel Syndromes.

In 2004 she founded YAP Integral Yoga Centre in Teramo, Italy, a non-profit organization recognized by the Satchidananda Ashrams. The centre is inspired by the Integral Yoga teachings of Sri Swami Satchidananda. Truthful to the message “Truth is one, paths are many”, the centre opens the door to various Yoga schools and traditions. A Yogatherapy and Accessible Yoga section is part of the centre’s activities under the name “Yap Therapy”.

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Alessandra Uma Cocchi. Insegnante Yoga certificata dalla Scuola di Integral Yoga del maestro indiano Swami Satchidananda. Ha compiuto gli studi della disciplina yogica in Italia, Portogallo, Yogaville (USA) e Austria, percorrendo i vari stadi e specializzazioni formative: dalla certificazione all’insegnamento dell’Integral Yoga ai livelli Principianti, Intermedi, Avanzati e Bambini, per finire con la formazione in Yoga Accessibile, Yoga per le Malattie Cardiache e Oncologiche (Yoga of the Heart), Integral Yoga per la Gravidanza e il Parto, Applicazioni Terapeutiche dell’Integral Yoga.

E’ parte di un team di ricerca in Italy che porta avanti studi medici sull’impatto dello Yoga sulla salute, con particolare riferimento alle patologie gastrointestinali.Nel 2004 ha fondato il Centro Integral Yoga YAP, un’organizzazione non lucrativa riconosciuta ufficialmente dal Satchidananda Ashram. Il Centro si ispira agli insegnamenti dell’Integral Yoga di Sri Swami Satchidananda. Fedele al suo messaggio “La Verità è Una, i sentieri sono tanti” (Truth is One, Paths are Many), il Centro apre le sue porte a varie scuole e tradizioni di Yoga. All’interno di YAP opera una sezione specializzata in Yogaterapia e Yoga Accessibile che porta il nome di YAP Therapy.


 


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