About Vita Sana

Be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi
Indian political and spiritual leader (1869 - 1948)



Paola Lucchesi


was born and raised in Italy. In 1995, I moved to Marseille, France where I graduated with a degree in Human Resources Management. In 1998 I came to San Diego with my husband Anton, and here I fell in love with both Yoga and Pilates. I enjoyed practicing both disciplines as a client for 5 years, before I decided to engage the path of becoming a Pilates instructor. I was first certified as a Pilates Mat instructor through the Italian Covatech Pilates in 2003 and then in 2005 through the American Polestar Pilates school. I taught at a health club center for 3 years and then continued teaching classes at my home studio.


After living five years in Milan, Italy, my family and I returned to San Diego in 2008. Here I felt the need to re-explore the Yoga world in a much deeper way. I then attended and got certified as a Vinyasa and Anusara  Inspired Yoga instructor through the Prana yoga Center in La Jolla in April 2009. In the same year I also became a Pilates Studio instructor certified by Polestar Pilates.  Two years later, In April 2011 I took a second Vinyasa flow and Anusara Inspired Certification  through The La Jolla Yoga Center in La Jolla, California.

In 2013 I moved back to Milan and settled in Biassono, Monza where I open a Pilates, Yoga and Booty Barre studio.

In 2015 I completed a 100hrs Anusara immersion with techer Piero Vivarelli  in Bologna, Italy.

I was inveited as a guest to teach for 3 yearts at the Milan Yoga Festival, the most important Yoga event in Italy.



My teaching skills have been highly enhanced through the combination of Pilates and Yoga principles and poses. Passion is what drives me to teach and to share my love for a healthy and serene lifestyle. In my free time I practice Yoga, Pilates and daily meditation. I'm a marathon runner that uses running as a form of meditation and a triathlete.


  • Mat certification with Polestar Pilates in 2005
  • Studio certification with Polestar Pilates in 2008
  • Vinyasa flow and Anusara 200 hrs Yoga certification at Prana Yoga La Jolla in 2009
  • Vinyasa flow and Anusara 200 hrs Yoga certification at La Jolla Yoga Center in 2010 and 2011
  • Booty Barre certification in february 2012
  • Yoga for Cancer Therapy certification in May 2013 .
  • April 2015 100hrs Anusara Immersion at Atma Studio Bologna 


Various workshops and Pilates conferences for continuing education with Master teachers  Brent Anderson, Elisabeth Larkam, Jonathan Urla, Sherry Betz , Lolita San Miguel

Yoga workshops with the following master teachers : Erich Schiffman, Bryan Kest, David Swenson, Shiva Rea, Martin Kirk, Dana Flynn, Kino Mc Gregor, Piero Vivarelli, Anna Inferrera and many others .

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Vita Sana Studio
Via Porta Mugnaia 17
Biassono, 20853 MB
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