Zem Yoga Studio Roma was founded in 2015 and quickly became a thriving community of aspiring Yoga students. We feel a great honor and responsibility in holding this space in which to share the profound lineage of Yoga, and to offer a safe and nurturing environment for your personal practice within a community.
We invite you to experience a variety of styles of yoga, including Vinyasa, Yin, Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga, which we offer in both heated and non-heated temperatures and in English and Italian. We also offer variety of workshops throughout the year by highly skilled teachers from Italy and abroad who come to our studio to connect with our beautiful community.
To support your overall wellness and curiosity, we also offer courses on Meditation, which has been shown to increase your physical health, mental health, and overall well-being, as well as a variety of specially selected services to support your whole being, from mind to body to soul. We've partnered with several practitioners who have a keen interest in supporting our yoga community with profound tools to nourish the body and mind, restore, and bring the body back into balance. Learn more about our consultants, including several massage therapists and an Osteopathic Physician here!
The combination of these practices include the benefits of regulating the body’s natural stress response system, increasing mental clarity, creating awareness between thoughts and reactions, strengthening and improving the cardiovascular, organic, endocrine and nervous systems, increasing flexibility, muscle and joint strength and over-all endurance, while detoxifying and cleansing the body, allowing for a deeper sense of peace and a harmonious unity of the body, mind, heart and soul.
We hope you will join us and consider Zem your community!
With love and gratitude,
Owner & RYT 200 Certified Vinyasa Yoga Teacher
Amity has been a student and practitioner of yoga since 2006. She completed her first 200-hour teacher training at Haute Yoga Queen Anne in Seattle, Washington, USA in 2012 and another 200-hour training with Africa Yoga Project in Nairobi, Kenya in 2013. In 2014, she completed Next Generation Yoga’s teacher trainings for 2 – 7 year olds and 7 – 13 year olds, as well as Yoga Behind Bars teacher training for incarcerated men, women and youth. She is a registered member of Yoga Alliance at the 200 hour level. Amity offers a practice inspired by her vinyasa, hatha and Baptiste training, and creates a supportive environment with artful, intuitive and intelligent sequencing.
RYT 200 Certified Ashtanga Teacher
Carla began practicing yoga when she was 15 years old, but it wasn't until 2012 when she was introduced to the Ashtanga method that she committed to the practice and find her path. Her teacher Selva Mariana Alegre encouraged her to go deeper into the study of yoga, and from there she traveled to India to study with M.V. Chidananda for her 200 hour teacher training and two additional months practicing under his guidance. She has continued to learn with Lino Miele, Tim Feldmann, Lisandro Botto and Alejandro Chiarella, and assisted with the Buenos Aires Ashtanga Project and Wanderlust Buenos Aires. She continues to search and study, knowing that there is no end to learning and sharing knowledge with other people. She believes yoga can help us to connect with ourselves and others, and ultimately makes us better human beings.
RYT 200 Certified Vinyasa Teacher
Danielle has been a dedicated meditator for the last 10 years, and began her physical yoga practice in 2013. Now a dedicated student and practitioner, she has completed over 1000 hours of training in Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Forrest Yoga, Sacred Geometry Vinyasa, Myofascial Release and Pranayama. She is a level 3 Forrest Yoga Teacher and offers a dynamic practice inspired by her key teachers and training. She loves to take her students on a journey through each practice, creating a joyful, transformational and supportive environment.
RYT 500 Certified Hatha Vinyasa Flow, RYT 100 Certified Yin & Certified Bikram Teacher
Francesca began practicing yoga in 1999. She started with kundalini yoga and then moved to more dynamic including Asthanga (at the School of Lino Miele in Rome), Swasthya yoga and Bikram yoga. In 2015 she started to practice yin yoga and discovered a deep love for the practice, which lead to her obtaining her yin certification in 2016. Her classes are open to students of all levels and she pays particular attention to the breath, alignment and precision. In her lessons, she merges the practice of yin yang, movement, and stillness.
RYT 200 Certified Yoga Teacher
Karla discovered the transformational power of yoga in 2013 in Paris particularly attracted by Carol Issa’s teachings (a Kundalini and advanced Jivamukti teacher). At the same time, she began to practice under the Strala method created by Tara Stiles who trained her in her studio in New York City becoming a Strala guide in 2014. In 2015 she graduated from Sonic Yoga’s RYTT 200-hour program guided by Johanna Bell (founder of the Full Spectrum Sequencing Approach), Lisa Benner and Erin Moon. In July 2016 she accomplished an advanced training introduction to medicine yoga as inspired by shamanic practice guided by Johanna Bell as part of the 300 hrs of the Illumina Teacher Training. Her classes can be taught in English, Spanish and French. Following the lineage of her mentors, she likes to include the vibrational power of sound in her classes. She feels so blessed to share yoga as an empowering practice that moves with us off the mat and her aim is to make her students find meaning, joy, fearlessness and balance in life through their own light.
RYT 200 Certified Yoga Teacher
Laura started her dedicated practice in 2014 and quickly realized she wanted to spread the healing effects of this life changing practice to those around her. Receiving her 200-hour certification in her hometown of sunny St. Petersburg, Florida, Laura is Yoga Alliance certified RYT 200 specializing in Vinyasa and Hatha yoga. Laura seeks to create a safe space where her students can feel comfortable exploring their inner self through movement and meditation. Primarily Vinyasa based, Laura’s classes are fun and challenging yet accessible to beginners and advanced yogis alike. Laura is also Reiki certified and active AcroYoga practitioner, a practice she loves for its playful nature and ability to create community. Through teaching, Laura seeks to share with her students that yoga is a way of life, on and off the mat and that it allows us to rediscover the wholeness within.
RICCARDO DE PAOLIS
RYT500 (800 Certificate IV) Certified Yoga Teacher
Riccardo received his masters degree in Electronic Engineering in 2007, and after 8 years working for a major IT corporation, he decided to change his career. His realized his major passion was in holistic therapies, and pursued training in yoga and therapeutic massage. He now teaches Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative yoga, Yoga Nidra, Pranayama and Meditation. His vision is to make yoga accessible for everybody, and gives students options during each class, from the easiest ones to the most advanced variations. He believes that yoga is also a moment of joy and fun, in which we are able to facilitate a deeper connection with our own true self.
He loves staying in contact with the nature, go surfing, traveling around the world and creating a positive connection with people and their different cultural background. Diversity and compassion is part of his personal path and for this reason it is also part of each of his classes and treatments. Riccardo has received his E-200 qualification and RYT Continuing Education Provider Qualification, and is also a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher.
RYT 200 Certified Yoga Teacher
Tessa has been a daily practitioner of yoga in Singapore since 2012. She is grateful for the practice which has kept her centered in times of difficulty, hence aims to spread yoga’s healing touch to others. She completed her 200 hour teacher training certified by Yoga Alliance at Jeevmoksha Institute of Yoga Studies in the sacred town of Rishikesh, India in 2017. Being a medical student, she infuses her anatomy and physiology knowledge into her teaching, hence cultivating body awareness through physical alignment and breath. Her classes are well-rounded and more than just the asana; as yoga for her is both on and off the mat, a way of life and a lifelong commitment to personal growth.
RYT 200 Certified Vinyasa Yoga Teacher
Titti started practicing yoga when she was seventeen, as therapy for her dancing injuries, when she was living in New York and working as a professional dancer (Martha Graham Dance Company, Elisa Monte...). Her journey with the practice of yoga started then, with an exploration of many styles of yoga from Vinyasa, Jivamukti, Yin, Hatha, Hot and Bikram. When she returned to Italy, she completed the Sivanada Hata yoga teacher training in the ashram of Reith in Tyrol in order to live, practice, meditate as a real yogi and as a teacher she wanted to “go back to the roots of yoga”. She brings to her classes her entire experience both as a dancer and as a yoga student. She truly believes in the movement of the body connected with the breath, she completely trusts the harmony that this two elements can bring to the person who practices. Her classes are full of movement, deep breathing and smiles and her mission is to try to make everyone expand to the best of their possibilities...just following the flow!