Marina Bernardotti begun studying Shiatsu in 1995 with the Ohashiatsu Institute.
She then enrolled the Mi Zai Shiatsu School where she become a teacher.
In 2007 she established, with other schools and with the support of the Liguria Region, the CLDO (Comitato ligure discipline olistiche) to disseminate knowledge of the bio-disciplines in accordance with Italian Law No. 4 of 2013 (non-regulated professions).
In 2006 she founded the “Arti in Movimento Shiatsu School” and in 20016 the Shin Sei Shiatsu Academy on witch she is didactic director. The Academy is an association aimed at making Shiatsu more available to the general public by training qualified, professional practitioners.
She continued studying Shiatsu with several reputable international teachers including: Diego Sanchez, Pierre Clavreaux, Maurizio Parini and other. She also invites international qualified teachers on her Academy for special seminars.
She resides in Greece where is a full member of Hellenic Shiatsu Society and runs a Shiatsu School in Crete.