Dr. Antonietta Rozzi - Italy
President of Sarva Yoga International
Honorary President of Federazione Italiana Yoga
She graduated in literature and philosophy in France and obtain a master’s degree in modern languages and literature in Italy, University of Parma.
She started practicing yoga 45 years ago.
She visited every year many yoga schools and ashrams in India and organized intensive yoga programs for Italian yoga students and teachers.
She followed the teachings of great masters in Europe and India, such as Swami Chidananda and Swami Krishananda of the Divine Life Society, Swami Satyananda of Monghyr, Swami Rama, Swami Satchidananda and many others and cooperate with the main Indian yoga Institutions and universities.
She is Senior professor of the Italian Yoga Federation for 45 years and has contributed to the revision of the Initial Training Program for yoga teachers adopted by many European federations of yoga.
She is Director of Yogaeducational Institute and has been member of the Italian Commission of Ministry of Education to develop official programs of yoga at schools, colleges and universities.
She has been nominated member of the Commission of AYUSH Ministry and WHO for Public Health programs.
She teaches Yoga in Education as an official course at the University of Bologna and Bolzano (Italy).
She has been appointed by the WHO and the Government of India as a member of the International Commission of Experts for the Implementation of Global Health Programmes through Yoga promoted by the World Health Organization.
She is founder and President Sarva Yoga International, Leading Yoga Institution accredited by YCB of Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.
In 2019 she has been awarded by Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the “Prime Minister's Awards for Outstanding Contribution of Promotion and Development of Yoga”.
She founded Sarva Yoga University and collaborates with leading Italian and Indian yoga universities.