SAMMY has studied Merpati Putih martial arts since 1989. Merpati Putih is Indonesian Traditional Martial Arts with Inner Power Breathing System.

In 2009 he learned yoga from his first teacher, Carin Lim, since then he explored many styles of yoga, such as Iyengar, Jivamukti, Anusara, Tripsichore, Vibrant Living, Ashtanga, Yin Yoga, Kids Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Swing Yoga, and also Anatomy & Therapeutic Yoga from many Gurus, and began to teach yoga classes.

SemmyKusmawan designed his own style of Kundalini Yoga, which included sequences of hundreds of asanas combined with pranayama, to activate the seven chakras and to raise the kundalini energy.

In 2016 he certified for Acrovinyasa Yoga Teacher, certified as RYT 200 and Anusara Elements Yoga Teacher.