Silvia studied dance at the Hamlyn School in Florence and at the Royal Ballet School in London.
She worked as a professional dancer at the ATERballetto in Reggio Emilia with Amedeo Amodio , at the Stadt Opern in Bonn with Peter Van Dyck and the Theâtre
Chorégraphique de Rennes (France) with Gigi Caciuleanu .
She then became massage therapist with the idea to specialise in medical problems of dancers .
Towards the end of the eighties she met Juliu Horvath and started getting more and more interest in the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM ® .
In 1992 she moved to Germany where she worked first in a big centre for sports rehabilitation, then in a specialised centre for Performing Arts Medicine as a physical therapist and GYROTONIC® teacher. She was teaching GYROKINESIS® at the Tanzaccademy in Cologne . In 1998 she began her studies in Osteopathy at the International Academy of Osteopathy ( IAO ) and started her collaboration with TAMED ( Tanz Medizin Deutschland ).
Since 2004 she lives in Florence ( Italy ) where she currently works as a Specialized Master Trainer in Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis and as an Osteopath D.O. in the studio Gyrotonic-Firenze .
She have developed and taught in different countries the course GYROTONIC® Principles in the context of Ostepathy, approved by Juliu Horvath and open to first level Gyrotonic Teachers. Since 2011 I’m Gyrokinesis Specialized Master Trainer which allows me to teach the Gyrokinesis final certification courses.