Certified in Transpersonal Psychology and Holotropic Breathwork by Stanislav Grof. Long experience as a Holotropic Breathwork Facilitator for more than twenty years in Italy, France and Switzerland.
Certified in shamanic counseling by C. Michael Smith at the Crows Nest Center for Shamanic Studies. He collaborated with his team of facilitators in France in Sacred Breathwork.
He attended advanced seminars of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies.
Mario is interested in the comparative relationship between shamanism and Holotropic Breathwork, he developed a personal application modality: Holo Sacred Breathwork and he is training people.
He absolved a training in conflict management and group dynamics at the IBTG Institute of Bioenergetics and Gestalt Therapy in Turin.
Long path of Zen practice
Editor and coordinator (1998/2000) of the Bulletin of the Italian Society of Studies on States of Consciousness.
Co-founder of the International Ecopsychology Society. He has a long collaboration with the school of ecopsychology.
Publications on non-ordinary states of consciousness and on Aldous Huxley.
Psychonaut, interested in matters related to spiritual and psychedelic emergencies. For more than forty years he has been studying and experimenting with non-ordinary states of consciousness for inner search, personal and spiritual growth.
The issues of social justice and respect for freedom of thought run through his entire life path.