NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Systema Instructor
Certified Yoga Instructor RYT200
(500 HR Student)
Founder of JIYU Movement
Pasquale teaches Systema Martial Arts, Yoga, & Movement Classes for Adults and Youth in NYC and Jersey City, NJ. His methods of training are derived from a lifetime of experience in various Martial Arts, Sports, Yoga and movement disciplines. A prolific and dedicated student, he seeks knowledge in a large variety of areas- focusing on the fact that all disciplines have the same underlying human principles driving them.
In over15 years of training martial arts, Pasquale has explored Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Jujitsu, Iado, Tai Chi, Wing Chun, and BJJ. He discovered Systema in 2009 and began training with Edgars Cakuls of Systema New York City where he is now an assistant instructor. Always a student first, he continues to develop himself under the guidance of Vladimir Vasiliev & Edgars Cakuls in Systema, and the Yoga School NY as a Yoga Instructor. He also attends seminars with Mikhail Ryabko, Martin Wheeler, Danill Ryabko and other top Systema instructors.
Pasquale continues to explore movement and integrate the arts of Parkour, Various Combat Martial Arts, and Bodywork.
In addition to his movement background, Pasquale is also a life-long musician and attended Berklee College of Music. He has both recorded music and played in bands for over 20 years. Music continues to inspire and guide his movement practices.