Meet The Team
Manager & Travel Dpt.
With a degree in Tourism, with more than 22 years of experience in the Hospitality Industry, he felt with his Companion and wife to open his own accommodation, with a yoga studio, the main skills of Sílvia. He organizes trips to India, his second home every year. Every year together with Silvia, they travel to India with groups for spiritual and therapeutic purposes
Manager & Yoga Instructor
With several degrees in Yoga, she is the main teacher at Villa Prana. From an early age committed to the well-being of physical body, 15 years ago, this purpose was combined with her mental and spiritual body. Married in India, she travels annually through Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, being passionate about animals.
Joy & Simpathy
He joined Villa Prana team in February 2019, rescued from a kennel. He had never been adopted, and his life changed 180º.
He shows his gratitude on a daily basis, sharing it with Joy and Sympathy to those who visit him
More than a Family Member
Vijñana Yoga Instructor
Yoga practitioner for about 12 years. Encouraged by teacher and friend Silvia Duarte, inspired by the aromas and colors of a trip to India, she decided to proceed on the adventure of training in Traditional Hatha Yoga and Vedanta with Pedro Kupfer. Along with this, about 6 years ago she started practicing in Vijnãna Yoga with the teacher Teresa Caldas, who continues to follow.
Therapeutic Yoga Instructor
With her educational bases in Physiotherapy and physical rehab, her classes are focused in alignment and stretching.
With Africa and Asia in her heart, travelling became a natural result, originating several humanitarian missions. Naturally, Yoga and her main professional activity became united, resulting in amazing results when gathered towards the therapeutic process.
Everyday Grateful to the Universe!!!
Vinyasa Yoga Instructor
She discovered Yoga seven years ago, traveling to India, where she completed her 200hr course in Goa. Her classes are composed by Chanting, Pranayamas and Ásanas, inspired by Ashtanga, Hatha and Vinyasa, promoting a deep connection between body and mind.
Pilates teacher, graduated in Physical Education, applies his knowledge in class in order to optimize the exercises according to the physical condition of each student. In its classes diverse material is used, from Swiss ball, elastic bands, among others giving an attractive dynamic to them.
Physiotherapist | Clinical Pilates
Graduated in Physiotherapy at Universidade Atlântica in Lisbon since 2012. With clinical practice since 2013, recently more focused on hydrotherapy and clinical pilates group classes, promoting physical and emotional well-being. Her patients are carefully and individually monitored.
Physiotherapist | Clinical Pilates
Physiotherapist licensed since 2012, with experience in Geriatrics since 2013. Operates in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of muscle skeletal disorders, in order to restore, develop and promote health and well-being. Her classes are dynamic and adjusted to each pathology of the patient. Regardless of collective classes, the practice is individual
Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Instructor
Graduated in Nursery, she is a Yoga teacher certified in Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa, having practiced Yoga and studied in several international schools (India, Nepal, England, Thailand and Sri Lanka). Through her classes, she aims to promote the right environment for each of her students to sow what they would like to see grow in themselves, and in the world around them.
Ashtanga Mysore Yoga Instructor
He started a regular practice in 2016, and since then he has practiced with several national and international teachers. In January 2019, he made his first trip to India, Mysore, the hometown of this yoga system, where he practiced three months at KPJAYI under the guidance of the daughter of the world-renowned Ashtanga Yoga guru Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.
Iyengar Yoga Instructor
Luísa Geraldes is a certified IYENGAR® yoga teacher, intermediate level Junior I, with over ten years of teaching experience.
Yoga practitioner for over fifteen years, she traveled to India several times to deepen her yoga practice and her knowledge of Vedānta, and vision of Yoga. Due to her conviction in the practice of Yoga, she is a passionate, generous and dedicated teacher.
Physiotherapist & Masseur
With a Physiotherapy graduation, she is a professional dedicated to helping her patients, both physically and mentally. Develops specific muscle recovery bodywork, as well as promoting physical recovery in Alzheimer's patients.
Qi Gong Instructor
Originally from Germany, she is a Qi Gong teacher, linked to martial arts since 1983, having spent time in France, where she had contact with her Master of Taiji Quan. Her classes can be taught in German, English, French or Portuguese.
Tai Chi Instructor
With an experience of more than 30 years in teaching Tai Chi classes, he teaches to an audience over 50 years old, where through the oriental methods of Tai Chi he seeks to bring a better quality of life to his students.
Ana Rita Lucas
Graduated in Pharmaceuticals, she is an Ayurveda therapist and active meditations facilitator - OSHO.
Through her Ayurveda treatments she seeks to treat her patients physically, mentally and energetically.
Dedicated to therapeutic massage for 10 years.
Passionate about helping others, to feel the body regeneration after the treatments.
Also therapist with experience in Lymphatic Drainage and post surgery recovery.
Holistic Aesthetics & Massage
With an International diploma in Massage and aesthetics, her mission is to promote through her treatments Health and Wellness. For several years providing training courses in this field throughout the world.