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Giovanni Formisano

Giovanni Formisano - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Giovanni starts studying and practicing yoga as a autodidact since he was 12. He graduates in Milan at the memorable Yoga Institute of Master Carlo Patrian.

He hence decides to dedicate completely to the teaching of this discipline, by deepening its knowledge and studying with international level teachers, among which Swami Yogaswarupananda and Swami Kartykeian, from the Divine Life Society ofRishikesh,  Masterji Viswanath from Bangalore - direct nephew of the famous Pattabhi Jois, the "father" of the Ashtanga Vinyasa method - who has been following for several years and where he attended an intensive course achieving a yoga teacher certificate and a degree as international referee for yoga competitions - and Sri Sheshadri from Mysore, direct disciple of B.N.S. Iyengar, one of the most valued and experienced teacher worldwide.

Since 2000 Giovanni follows and practice the teachings on  Kriya Yoga by Paramahansa Yogananda deepening his teachings by following as well, trainings held by the organization founded by himself and by Ananda Assisi, spiritual community founded by his disciple Swami Kriyananda. He knows and studies as well with Shibendu Lahiri, grand nephew of Lahiri Mahasaya, the father of modern Kriya Yoga.
In 2003 he met Master Roy Eugene Davis, one of the few living direct disciples of Yogananda and since then he follows his teachings. 
In 2010 Mr. Davis ordered Giovanni as his minister and qualified to represent him and to initiate to the advanced Kriya Yoga tecniques.  

He is certified Yoga Alliance as ERYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher). He is Master Reiki, pranotherapist and reflexologist. He worked for several years with Down Town gyms in Milan teaching. He is a member of YANI (Yoga - Italian National Teachers Association). 


Fotogallery - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Kriya Yoga initiation December 2013

Kriya Yoga Meditation

Kriya Yoga Meditation - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Yoga for children

Yoga for children - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Kriya Hatha Yoga

Kriya Hatha Yoga - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Kriya Natha Yoga led class and Mysore style

Kriya Natha Yoga led class and Mysore style - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga led class

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga led class - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Ashtanga Vinyasa Mysore style

Ashtanga Vinyasa Mysore style - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Pregnancy yoga

Pregnancy yoga - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Ananda Yoga

Ananda Yoga - Kriya Yoga Ashram

Kriya Kundalini

Kriya Kundalini - Kriya Yoga Ashram