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Alexandra Sturgess

For Alix, nutrition, a healthy lifestyle and Yoga have always been of paramount importance.  She is a strong supporter of the Latin saying ‘mens sana in corpore sano’, which means that only a healthy body can support a healthy mind, so we should strive to keep our bodies in top condition.  She has been practicing Yoga for many years in order to sustain a well balanced life, she has completed trainings in India for (200hr) ashtanga yoga and in Costa Rica for a (200 hr) vinyasa and massage therapy course and believes that through asana practice we can sustain a clearer consciousness. Alix wants to impart…

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David Sturgess

Explore Tuscany while learning the wonders of ancient Italy and the Roman Empire. David will take you through journey in time among ancient olive groves, vineyards, historic sites and monasteries. Being raised in Australia, Hong Kong, India and having studies classics in Italy, David passion for ancient history and Italian culture will astound you. Have fun exploring the Tuscan country side, visit ancient ruins & monasteries, go on wine & olive oil tastings and discover the wonders of Tuscany. A founding member of Tuscan Fitness, David will strive to make your holiday as unique and memorable as possible.

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Paolo Puccini

Paolo was born in São Paulo , Brazil but has been living in Italy since he first set foot in Rome in early 2000. With previous experience in web marketing and business development, he has been working as online marketing manager at Tuscan Fitness since 2013. He speaks english, italian, portuguese and spanish, has lived and worked in several countries and loves to travel. Though extremely passionate about business, marketing, and all technology, he is equally passionate about yoga, fitness, healthy living and Italian food. Paolo is also a certified ISSA & YMCA fitness trainer and committed to helping those…

Peter Kaaberbøl Kristensen

Peter Kaaberbøl Kristensen is the founder of LagoCph yoga school in Copenhagen, Denmark, and X-Pand Me body stretching system. He is a master practitioner of yoga, meditation, martial arts, and bodywork and for the past 12 years has devoted his life to educating yoga teachers around the world. Peter has a gift for breaking down complex yogic principles into simple guidance that helps the trainee investigate the body’s subtle energies. By bringing trainees’ awareness to their inner worlds, Peter helps them deepen their practice from the inside out. His intensive month-long teacher training programs deepen the trainees’ personal practice and guide their teaching techniques to a place where…

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Tuscan Fitness Team

TUSCAN FITNESS was created as a way of bringing together the beautiful countryside of Tuscany and the precepts of healthy living, a formula that we feel makes for a winning combination. There is no better place to discover a “slimmer, stronger, happier” you than in the rolling hills of Tuscany. The founders of TUSCAN FITNESS come from different walks of life, and the common objective is the belief in the importance of healthy living for ourselves and our children.