Since 1997 Luciana has led YogaTrips to Italy, Sicily and the Americas. After 10 years study and practice she was certified to teach yoga in 1990. Drawing from classic Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga, her classes blend vigorous asana, movement and mindful meditation. Since 1990 she has led over 10,000 yoga classes in the US and abroad.
Teaching yoga for over thirty years, Luciana has owned and operated three yoga studios in California. As a Hotel + Spa Consultant, she has opened and operated more than thirty boutique hotel and resort spas. From 2015 - 2021, as a Professor in the Kinesiology Department at California State University San Bernardino, Palm Desert Campus she taught, yoga, anatomy and physiology.
With a degree in dance in 1988, Luciana continued her studies at the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance in New York City and in Continuum Movement with Emily Conrad in California. After ten years of professional level training and performance in modern dance, her training in movement and bodywork continued with CranioSacral Therapy, Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupressure, Alexander Technique, Bodymind Centering and Body Logic/Spain. From 1995 - 1997 Luciana taught yoga as part of the movement staff at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California.