Yoga and much more else





La Dogana hosts every year Yoga retreats binding together: yoga classes, tasting of the Italian food and wines and tour visits on the towns and cities nearby.

The one week packages include: yoga lessons program, accommodation, breakfasts, dinners, transfers from the most important airports and guide tours.

Our American certificated Yoga teacher and our tour guide will follow you during all your staying. Moreover, the Chef Stefano will cuddle you with his delicious cuisine every night!


John has been working at La Dogana for about a year helping with our marketing, guided tours, and yoga retreats.  Before John was at La Dogana, he had already lived in Italy for over two years. John went to college in Rome for his entire junior year where he traveled across Italy hitting over 40 towns and cities. 

While in Rome, John met Lucia in a marketing class and they have stayed friends ever since.  In John’s second year in Italy, he got a job as a tour guide in Florence where he guided people around  Italy and other major cities across Europe such as Spain, France, Germany, Prague, Etc. John has always had a passion for traveling and loves sharing the experiences with the people he meets along his travels.

John was born and raised in Massachusetts on the peninsula of Cape Cod. He then went to college in Boston with a focus in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.  Besides travel, food, and wine, John is a die hard Boston sports fan and would love to talk about any sport besides futbol/soccer for once.