Meet The Team

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David Coelho

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

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Silvia Duarte

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.

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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

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Cristiane Krás Borges

Osteopath & Fisitherapist

Physiotherapist for 30 years and training in Osteopathy in Brazil, she also has experience as a professor of physiotherapy and osteopathy. Its therapeutic approach is based on the concept of body-mind-spirit wholeness through manual osteopathic treatment of people from birth to advanced adulthood. For Cristiane, each person is unique and deserves all your dedication and knowledge in the pursuit of quality of life.

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Vanda Lucas

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!!!

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Katherine Añez

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.

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Diogo Eloi

Pilates Instructor

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.

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Ana Clemente

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.

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Liliana Recatia

Physiotherapist | Clinical Pilates

Graduated in Physical Education, degree in clinical pilates by Appi (Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute) since 2017, when she started teaching pilates classes. With extensive experience in physical exercise classes, namely localized and other fitness classes that he has been running since 2001, he intends to help students improve their quality of life by following a varied set of exercises with or without the use of props.

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Iolanda Monteiro

 Hatha Yoga Instructor

Sees yoga practice as a healthy lifestyle, self-knowledge and respect for the body.
Yoga brought her the calm, inner peace she didn't felt in other practices and it became very clear at some point in her life that the path was to share this knowledge that helped her so much, with others

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Igor Coelho

Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga Instructor

His classes are an intense stimulus towards the connection between mind and body, starting on breathing, in order to access the true needs of each body. Based on Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga alignment, its classes offer fluidity, unexpected transitions and a lot of "fire", balancing the male and female energies, present in each one of us.

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Luisa Geraldes

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.

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Joana Oliveira

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.

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Maca Bravi

Vinyasa & Hatha Yoga Instructor

Argentinian dancer, performer and yogi. The practice of Ashtanga Yoga was the only form of yoga that could fill her, realizing that it was the perfect balance and the combination of body and mind.
In 2016, she moved to Australia, where she started practicing Vinyasa Flow, wherew she attended and completed her 200HR TTC training. Her classes focus on developing strength, balancing the mind and body with dynamic movements and pranayama practice.

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Claudio Vincent

Massotherapist

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. 

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Catarina Colaço

Therapist & Physiotherapist to be

Nature, sport, art and early contact with people from different cultures is very present in her life. She studied Ayurveda in 2018, which made her change from the professional area of Tourism Management, in which she worked for 3 years, to the area of Health. Currently, in parallel with her work as an Ayurvedic therapist, she studies Physiotherapy, as she feels the need of constant evolution and learning. Its mission is to make a difference in people's lives, in a personalized way, with professionalism and positivity. 

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Open Spot

Someone really special will get this spot

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Open Spot

Someone really special will get this spot