amidst Tuscany and Ligury

Discover the breathtaking scenery of Italy in a new light with our IYENGAR yoga workshop. Immerse yourself in the stunning architecture, delicious cuisine, and vibrant culture while enhancing your physical and mental well-being through the practice of yoga. Each day presents a new opportunity to awaken your senses as you move through your sun salutations amidst some of the most iconic landscapes in the world. Embrace the moment and allow yourself to be fully present in this enriching experience. Let the beauty and tranquility of Italy inspire you on and off the mat, and take home a newfound sense of strength, peace, and joy. Join us in this extraordinary journey of self-discovery and explore the wonders of Italy through the lens of yoga.



Sarzana, the base town where the yoga school is situated, is an authentic italian town of medieval architectures and with very few tourists, and that’s because you can enjoy the atmoshere of real italian life. Take a breakfast in one of the beautiful caffe, refresh with famous italian ice-cream, enjoy evening dinner in one of homely restaurants. Some of the  following places are easily accessible, other a bit harder.


Portovenere is a magnificent pearl that must be visited. Accessible with short exciting boat trip from Lerici. 

5 Terre

5 Terre is five small villages at the seaside, very famous all over the world. All of them can be reached in car (not recomended), train o boat (very beautiful). There is also walking trail beetwen them.


Lerici is a small affascinated cosy town with a medieval castle on the Gulf of poets, lovable place of lord Byron. There are also some beaches there, yacht port and there are some small amazing places around.


Lucca is a splendid medieval town completely surrounded with fortress wall, some towers and spectacular churhes. 


One of the most stunning cities of the world is not necessary to be presented, I hope… However, half a day to explore Florence is too little…

Forte dei Marmi

If you are interested in luxurious beaches and boutiques –  the most famous italian brand shops are here in a very close space.


One of the typical italian authentic village, it is famous of his artists, mostly sculptures. Michelangalo Buonarotti has elaborated marble there and firmed one of the first contracts exactly here. 

Workshop shedule

In workshop there are included every day lessons of asanas and 2 lessons of pranayama and welcome-dinner with everybody at the first day. The level of participant necessary is at least 6 month of regular yoga practice in Iyengar, Ha-tha o Ashtanga-vinyasa styles. The lessons are provided in my yoga studio in Sarzana (it is air-conditioned space). I teach in english and/or italian. Total price of all lessons + welcome dinner is 200 euro. One single day - 30 euro. You can join for any one single day only, or for two, three days etc. Dates: 03.07 - 09.07; 31.07 - 06.08. Booking of hotel, food, excursion, insurances etc are not included. Of course I'm available for advices of how organize your activity during the workshop.

orari studio yoga sarzana
amelchenko yoga studio sarzana livello base


We should work on different aspects of technique that provides stability and therefore correct posture.

yoga per principianti sarzana


Flessibility is not requiered to do yoga, but it improves with practice.

shirsasana yoga sarzana


Concentration with quiet mind is preparatory step for meditation.


To pre-register, simply send me an email at with a few details about yourself, including your name, age, country of residence, dates of visit and any experience you may have with yoga. Let's work a little to plan your visit and get you on the path to your best, healthiest self. Payment can be made on the first day of the course in a way that's convenient for you - whether that be in cash, through bank transfer, or via PayPal. I can't wait to embark on this transformative journey with you!

The course -IYENGAR yoga

IYENGAR (R) yoga is taught in more than 80 countries and is known all over the world for its seriousness and effectiveness, it takes its name from the method, created by the master B.K.S. Iyengar. The alignment, precision in execution, the sequence and the duration of the positions, are the peculiar characteristics of this method which acts on a physical, emotional and mental level. IYENGAR teachers are trained to help students individually, even in group lessons. The method allows people of mature age or people with various postural and health problems to practice safely (after medical consultation). IYENGAR (R) is a registered trade mark and used with permit of owner.

iyengar yoga per principianti

Fundamentals and Development

In course there are all the kind of poses - standing poses, forward bends, backbends, inversions, dynamic sequences, restorative versions of asanas and pranayama.

iyengar yoga for beginners


Don't afraid that it will be too difficult o very simple. In IYENGAR yoga there are many variations of asanas therefore neofits use more props and modificated versions of asanas.

yoga esercizi per la schiena

Alignment and correction

Anyway I put much attention to correct alignment in asanas and give personilised advices.

How to reach Sarzana?

Pisa airport

From Pisa to Sarzana it takes 50 minutes by train.

Genova airport

From Genova to Sarzana it takes 1,5-2 hours by train.

Firenze airport

From Firenze (Florence) to Sarzana it takes 2 hours by train (or 1-1,5 hour by car).

Milano airport

From Milano It takes 4 hours by train to get to Sarzana.

Genova Sea Port

From Genova to Sarzana it takes 1,5-2 hours by train.

La Spezia Sea Port

It takes 15-20 minutes by train to get Sarzana from La Spezia.

Where to stay?

If you are without a car

in Sarzana

In this case you should choose a hotel o B&B in range of 1-1,5 km around of studio so you can rich the studio by a walk.

If you are with a car

in range up to 5-7 km around Sarzana

In this case you can rich the studio by a car in 10-15 minutes.

Anyway if you are with/without car Most of the beautiful places around you can Reach

The train/bus station is 2 steps from studio/center of Sarzana. And than it's more easy go with train/boat/bus ecc, because car parking is often difficult to find.

Practice yoga and get the maximum impressions of Italy just in one week!

As you step out into the world with an open heart, your opportunities for joy and adventure are endless. The warm sun, the majestic mountains, the refreshing sea, the exhilarating bike rides, the vibrant cities, the delicious food and the amazing people – all await you with open arms. Embrace every moment with a sense of curiosity and wonder, and let these experiences enrich your soul. Celebrate your life and all the amazing gifts it offers. Remember, every new encounter is a chance to create cherished memories and build lasting connections. So, take that leap of faith, follow your heart and enjoy the beauty that surrounds you!

yoga at the beach of italy