ZERO STRESS course by Alessia Tanzi and Alessandro Parrinello.

The ZERO STRESS course for Groupama in Rome was a very intense experience with two groups of about 60 people each.
We were afraid that the participants were too many and it could turn into a “conference” instead of a training course, but we changed our minds: participation and interaction was full and lively.

Why talking about stress

The word stress is now an integral part of our everyday vocabulary.
Regardless of gender, age, social background, profession and family and work role “today we all feel at least a little stressed”. The centrality of stress in our daily lives is strongly connected to the characteristics of the reality in which we all live. An uncertain, complex and ambiguous reality (VUCA) that characterizes the working world (but not only) and that constantly leads us to act “to the maximum” beyond our ordinary physical and psychological abilities. And it is in this scenario the ancient yogic traditions play an essential role as an indispensable tool for everyone’s daily reach for a natural, effective and practical management of our states of stress.  It’s supported by 20 years of proven scientific validation.

What is stress?

Stress is the non-specific (generalized) response of the human organism, of a physiological and/or behavioral nature, in the face of any stimulus (microbial, toxic, traumatic, thermal, emotional etc.) which triggers an adaptation reaction to an event, more or less violent, and has the ultimate goal of bringing the situation back to “normal”.

Stress is a dynamic neurophysiological process always in action within us that produces two alternative states known to each other as:
EUSTRESS: generates real positive neurophysiological effects (e.g. the generation of positive energy)
DISTRESS: generates real negative neurophysiological effects (e.g. muscle tension and prolonged production of cortisol)

Stress is not something we are imagining, but it is a complex process that involves our body, our mind, our production of
hormones and our emotions. For this reason that the science of breathing, posture and mental calm are the elements of yogic traditions and activities and have become central elements for the active management of our states of stress.

Psychological stress

Humans engage the neurophysiological response of stress not only when they need an acute physical response, but also when thoughts that cause concern arise (e.g. what will happen at work tomorrow etc.). Psychological stress can increase or decrease physical stress.


Alessandro Parrinello

This one-day theoretical-practical course was designed  by Alessandro Parrinello, author and leadership expert and Alessia Tanzi, founder of Y-C Yoga Coaching. It is offered on request to corporate groups in the context of corporate coaching projects, executive coaching, yoga for managers, managerial coaching, business meditation and other corporate and managerial training programs where stress management is synergistic and reinforces and completes taken paths.