VILLA PRANA - Yoga, Pilates, Therapies e Ayurveda

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APPOINTMENTS

Ayurveda Medicine, Acupuncture, Osteopathy, Bowen Teraphy, Diet & Nutrition Advisory, etc...

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Stay with us. We are privileged by our central location in Portimão City. From 20 €/night. Check our prices.

Activities & Events

Every month we have many events and activities for you. Workshops, Courses, Yoga and Pilates classes, lectures, etc. See below

VILLA PRANA

VILLA PRANA

Live well, Live Prana

Studio

STUDIO

Specially created to promote physical and mental well -being, decorated with the art of Feng Shui, and based on the harmony of the five elements. It gives a balance among the various plans. With three distinct areas that complement each other, you can attend comfortable Yoga, Pilates or Clinical Pilates Classes, (taught also in english). Rejuvenate with available therapies, including Bowen therapy, ayurvedic, relaxation, indian head massage, linfatic drainage, etc.. Acupuncture, Ayurvedic Medicine, Osteopathy, Clinic Hypnosis, etc..

Modalities Available:

OFFERING REGISTRATION

Drop In Class: 10€

Classes Card: 10 Classes - 70€ | 20 Classes - 120€

Monthly: 1x Week - 25€ | 2x Week - 35€ | 3x Week - 45€ 

Vinyasa Yoga: 2x Week - 45€

Qi Gong: 2x Week - 38€

Pregnant Classes - 2x Week - 45€

Free Pass: 6 Months - 250€ 

Annual Insurance Payment - 15€


Guest House

GUESTHOUSE

Being a complement to the studio , the guesthouse assumes a relaxed concept in the city center, for those who want to be close to everything, but enjoying calm and comforting moments. Open to the general public, whether in mind the practice of holistic therapies, or to enjoy the Algarve sun near the beaches and nightlife of Praia da Rocha and Alvor, or even a "safe haven" for business travelers. Equipped with 20 beds, divided by 5/4 ( two-bedroom and three private rooms ) all with shared bathrooms, kitchen and living room, with an outer surrounding space for sunbathing or relaxing reading a book. The guesthouse is available for all in the group, after consultation.
From 22,50€ May| September           
30€ June|July                                 
35€ August

Horário Semanal/Weekly Schedule
 

TEAM

TEAM

Working your Well Being

David Coelho

David Coelho

David Coelho

Client Manager & Reception

Portimão was his place of birth. Graduated in Touristic Information & Entretainment by the Algarve University. Spa Therapies Training. With several years of experience in hospitality, being part of several touristic units since his started his job activity. Got married with Silvia Duarte in Goa - India, as his business partner, shares is passion by the holistic practices and medicines.Focused in the quality, and giving special attention to the litlle details, whichis the mission of Villa Prana, giving their best to their guests.

Sílvia Duarte

Sílvia Duarte

Sílvia Duarte

Pilates & Yoga Teacher - Manager

Was born in Portimão, starting her path in the Wellness area in 1989, in London city, where teached classes for 5 years. In Portugal,being back to the home country, promoted several pioneer practices among them the fusion between Yoga, Pilates and Surf.Contributed since then for several magazin e newspaper articles, national and international. The Yoga practice contributed for profound changes in her profissional and personal life, supported by continuous study and courses.Between several spiritual trips, whichtook her to Nepal, Tibet, Thailand and India, where she got married, where crucial for the development of a dream and old project, together with her husband and business partner David Coelho - the birth of Villa Prana - Guesthouse & Therapies in Portimão.Nature and Animals lover, she truly belives that "You will reap what you sow"

Drª Tânia Paias

Drª Tânia Paias

Drª Tânia Paias

Clinical Psychologist

Consultations of Clinical Psychology / Clinical Hypnosis at Villa Prana.Clinical Psychologist since 2003Post Graduate in NeuropsychologyMaster's in School Health by the Faculdade de Medicina de LisboaPhD student in Forensic Sciences.She is an invited specialist for several national events, such as congresses, workshops, radio and television and collaborates with some municipalities to promote school coexistence and decrease violence in schools. Author of "Tenho medo de ir à Escola"

  • Postgraduate Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology;
  • Master in School Health;
  • Doctorate in Forensic Sciences;
  • Researcher in the area of ?€??€?Bullying - participation in International Project;
  • Psychotherapist - EMDR- www.emdrportugal.com;
  • Bullying Portal - Portugal Director;
  • Psychologist Specialist in Psychological Evaluation.

Ana Lu

Ana Lu

Ana Lu

Hatha Yoga & Meditation Teacher

Practicing yoga for about 10 years. He began his practice in yoga samkhya, following hatha yoga. Encouraged by teacher and friend Silvia Duarte and inspired by the aromas and colors of a trip to India, she decided to embark on the adventure of taking training in Traditional Hatha Yoga and Vedanta with Pedro Kupfer. In addition, about four years ago he started practicing in Vijnãna Yoga with teacher Teresa Caldas, who continues to be in continuous training and regular classes.Influenced by different styles of yoga and a degree in social education, with experience in at-risk populations, she facilitated yoga classes at the Silves Prison in Curitiba for 3 years, with inmates practicing.It promotes physical, mental and emotional well-being and along with yoga, has been dedicated to traditional Ayurvedic massage and sound massage with Tibetan bowls for about 7 years.Empathy for people, the willingness to share this ancestral knowledge and the discovery of Being with every feeling, every movement and every breath, is what motivates me.

Lara Weyland

Lara Weyland

Lara Weyland

Vinyasa Yoga Teacher

Lara is a certified yoga teacher from Amsterdam with a heart for Portugal.  She has been teaching yoga since 2010 and her teaching is based on 20 years of yoga, dance, and fitness experience.
In 2010 she finished her Yoga Teacher Training at Svaha Amsterdam where she deepened her practice on a more spiritual level with Sanskrit mantras, pranayama breathing exercises, Vipassana meditation, and yoga philosophy. 
Lara?€?s teaching has evolved from a variety of yoga styles, such as Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, and Partner yoga. Music, chanting, yoga philosophy, and a good sense of humor  are an integral part of all her teachings. Lara?€?s vinyasa classes can definitely be physically challenging but she will never encourage you to force the pose or power up your ego. 

Dr. João Aguiar

Dr. João Aguiar

Dr. João Aguiar

Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture


He was born in 1977, grew up going through several cities from north to south of Portugal, through the middle still passed through Morocco, France and Holland.From an early age he became interested in Chinese culture, even having, of course, some oriental purposes, such as sitting cross-legged, in small even being dubbed Chinese!Biology and medicine have always aroused his curiosity, and as he grew up among diverse cultures, he developed an opening for everything that is different or unknown, it was this conjugation that led him to specialize in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and to work in acupuncture and herbal medicine since 2009, curiosity continued and began to work with new technologies, laser therapy, bio-stimulation by resonance, among others. He returned to the Algarve in 2010, being a native of Faro.

João Palma

João Palma

João Palma

Yoga Teacher/Ayurveda Therapist

Yoga Teacher and Ayurveda Therapist, certified by Yoga Alliance International, by the Ayur Yoga School, Rishikesh, India, in a line of classic Indian yoga.
Trained as an Ayurvedic Medicine Therapist by the renowned Ayuskama Institute in Rishikesh.He regularly visits India, eager to deepen his knowledge of Indian culture as well as his roots in Yoga.

Annelies Van Der Vennet

Annelies Van Der Vennet

Annelies Van Der Vennet

Yin Yoga, Hatha YogaTeacher

Marta Batista

Marta Batista

Marta Batista

Bowen Therapist


Marlene Batista

Marlene Batista

Marlene Batista

Bowen & Ayurveda Therapist

She has been working as a masseur and therapist for 10 years, having experience in various fields of aesthetics, and massage has always been her preferred practice, aiming to provide a moment of well-being and relaxation. With her techniques helps cases of inflammation and acute-phase pain. Ayurvedic Massage and Reflexology stands out as her most experienced therapies.
Graduated in Bowen Therapy, by ISBT - International School of Bowen Therapy, where through very gentle movements, on specific sites - muscles, tendons, fascia or ligaments - that lead to the rebalance of the organism and, consequently, the process of self healing.

Inês Freitas

Inês Freitas

Inês Freitas

Fisiotherapist - Pilates Teacher

Degree in Physiotherapy - Instituto Piaget / Algarve since 2009.

Obtained contact with the clinical practice acting in the diagnosis and treatment in multivalences and for the promotion of the community health of the senior and children populations, in an intergenerational project in partnership with a municipality.

Graduated in the areas of Preparation for Birth, since 2010, by the Portuguese Association of Physiotherapists and Clinical Pilates since 2013.

Currently, it is dedicated to the promotion and maintenance of health in a particular context, combining physiotherapy with Clinical Pilates.

Joana Oliveira

Joana Oliveira

Joana Oliveira

Physiotherapist - Pilates Instructor

Physiotherapist graduated by the Jean Piaget Higher School of Health - Piaget Institute, she worked as a physiotherapist in Physiotherapy Clinic for 3 years.
She currently collaborates with João Moutinho Football School Association - Official School of Sporting Clube Portugal, as well as with the Portuguese Association of Parkinson's - Barlavento Algarvio.
Graduated in Clinical Pilates by Bwizer School, she teaches her classes at Villa Prana.

Margarida Duarte

Margarida Duarte

Margarida Duarte

Feng Shui Advisor

Graduated in 2004, in Chemical Engineering - industry branch, by Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL).
In 2008 she started the Feng-shui course at the National School of Feng-shui, having obtained her first professional degree in 2010. Since then she has developed workshops, lectures and more recently Feng-shui training courses and in parallel, as a consultant professional, performs private or professional consultations.

Gabrielle Guhr

Gabrielle Guhr

Gabrielle Guhr

Qi Gong - Tai Chi

Born in Germany in Marburg/Lahn in1963. At the age of twenty she got first time contact with japanese «Martial Arts» in 1983, where her long journey started to become a teacher of chinese and japanese martial arts, and also asiatic wellness and healing techniques. In 1993 she met her teacher of Iyengar Yoga doing a training course in end 90's.
The final decision being a fulltime practioneer of Wellness Techniques was made in 2002, when she visited for a year a school for Naturopathy;
Among the Wellness  knowledge there is the Ayurvedic massage, reflexology, relaxation and Qi Gong in the « Sportsakademie Dr. Lee Duisburg» in Germany, under the Grand master knowledge Meiko Yuen Lee. Worked between 2004 -2010 in the Algarve,
she moves 5 years to the south of France, where she learned Taji Quan under the Koreen Master Dr. Yung, returning to the Algarve in 2016.

STUDIO & GUESTHOUSE

STUDIO & GUESTHOUSE

Stay Well, Stay with Us

TIMETABLE

TIMETABLE

TIMETABLE

Monday to Thursday
09.00 - 14.00 | 17.30 - 21.30

Friday
09.00 - 14.00 | 17.30 - 20.30

Closed on Saturday and Sunday

VILLAPRANA CLASSES

VILLAPRANA CLASSES

VILLAPRANA CLASSES

Yoga, Pilates & Clinical Pilates Classes available, In group or private.Tibetan Bowls Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Meditation Concerts, Wellness Lectures, and much more... 

MASSAGES & THERAPIES

MASSAGES & THERAPIES

MASSAGES & THERAPIES

Bowen Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Ayurvedic Medicine, Aromatherapy and Acupuncture.Ayurvedic, Linfatic Drainage, Therapeutic, Relaxation, Tui Na, Indian Head Massage, are some types of massage available.

AYRUVEDIC MEDICINE CONSULTATION & TREATMENTS

AYRUVEDIC MEDICINE CONSULTATION & TREATMENTS

AYRUVEDIC MEDICINE CONSULTATION & TREATMENTS

The Ayurvedic Medicine as a filosofy and way of life. Consultations available with Dr. Veena Balkrishna, among all the ayurvedic treatments.

SPIRITUAL AND THERAPEUTIC JOURNEYS

SPIRITUAL AND THERAPEUTIC JOURNEYS

SPIRITUAL AND THERAPEUTIC JOURNEYS

Spiritual and Therapeutic journeys are annualy organized, throughout countries like India, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Thailand, among others.Do not lose the amaizing programs we have to offer.

OUR GUESTHOUSE

OUR GUESTHOUSE

OUR GUESTHOUSE

The Guesthouse Villa Prana is based in the colors simplicity, decor, relaxed ambience, but never forgetting that our mission is to provide comfort. Located in the center of Portimão, near to almost everything.

OUR GUESTHOUSE

OUR ROOMS

OUR ROOMS

OUR ROOMS

All our Guesthouse was made thinking of you and your comfort, so you can feel at Home.From the comfort of the mattresses, the decor, not forgeting the available comodities. We think of you since the begining. You will far from home, but you'll feel this your home.

OUR ROOMS

SURF & YOGA RETREATS PACKAGES

SURF & YOGA RETREATS PACKAGES

SURF & YOGA RETREATS PACKAGES

Villa Prana has a great selection of surf trips w/ Yoga among our partnership surf schools. Available in South Coast or  West Coast (Costa Vicentina). We costumize your surf trips depending on your wishes. Get in contact and know how.

SURF & YOGA RETREATS PACKAGES

MEDIA

MEDIA

What they say

ALGARVE VIVO MAGAZINE - JUN-JUL'16

ALGARVE VIVO MAGAZINE - JUN-JUL'16

ALGARVE VIVO MAGAZINE - JUN-JUL'16

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INSIDE CARVOEIRO MAGAZINE '16

INSIDE CARVOEIRO MAGAZINE '16

INSIDE CARVOEIRO MAGAZINE '16

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INSIDE LAGOS MAGAZINE '16

INSIDE LAGOS MAGAZINE '16

INSIDE LAGOS MAGAZINE '16

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ZEN MAGAZINE FEBRUARY '16

ZEN MAGAZINE FEBRUARY '16

ZEN MAGAZINE FEBRUARY '16

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REIKI & YOGA MAGAZINE - MARCH'16

REIKI & YOGA MAGAZINE - MARCH'16

REIKI & YOGA MAGAZINE - MARCH'16

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REIKI & YOGA MAGAZINE - JUNE'16

REIKI & YOGA MAGAZINE - JUNE'16

REIKI & YOGA MAGAZINE - JUNE'16

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ZEN ENERGY MAGAZINE - AUGUST'16

ZEN ENERGY MAGAZINE - AUGUST'16

ZEN ENERGY MAGAZINE - AUGUST'16

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EVENTS

EVENTS

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VILLAPRANA'S WEEKLEY SCHEDULE

VILLAPRANA'S WEEKLEY SCHEDULE

VILLAPRANA'S WEEKLEY SCHEDULE

TRAINING MASSAGE AYURVEDA THERAPEUTIC & CLASSIC - 45HRS

TRAINING MASSAGE AYURVEDA THERAPEUTIC & CLASSIC - 45HRS

TRAINING MASSAGE AYURVEDA THERAPEUTIC & CLASSIC - 45HRS


TRAINING MASSAGE AYURVEDA THERAPEUTIC & CLASSIC - 45HRSHistorical Background; Indications and contraindications of massage; Medicinal and essential oils; Massage Techniques; Hygiene and safety.45 HOURS PRESENTOPEN VACANCIES

THERAPEUTICAL MASSAGE INTENSIVE WKSP

THERAPEUTICAL MASSAGE INTENSIVE WKSP

THERAPEUTICAL MASSAGE INTENSIVE WKSP

In this intensive we will explore a whole body approach, aiming to give participants the confidence to work in a practical and efficient, but above all safe and sustainable way.We will focus on providing new tools and perspectives so that participants can integrate into the massage they already do. We will include techniques of Deep Tissue massage, Positional Release, Mio-Fascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Thai Massage, breathing techniques, stretching, mobilizations and manipulations.
The focus of this workshop will be to instill in students the concept of sustainability, which is the key to an efficient and lasting practice. For this, we will cultivate the good body mechanics, good breathing, and good posture alignment of the therapist. In the background, the goal is to learn ways to use our body in the least exhausting way possible, while providing maximum therapeutic efficacy to our clients / patients.Combining creativity with solid principles of anatomy and kinesiology, we will explore very different ways of approaching the body, in order to refresh and inspire the way we work. A serious invitation to anyone who wants to think and work "out of the box".
For those who already work in the area, and feel the body tired and sore (maybe even have lesions beginning), this training is really for you! We will thoroughly explore the concept of getting the best results with the least effort.Important: the maximum capacity is 10 participants, in order to guarantee personalized teaching and constant assistance.

This intensive is aimed at professionals, however interested may participate with the following requirements:
- Basic Massage Course and some experience with massage.- Sincere willingness to explore new approaches and to deepen their practice
Trainer: Eric GonçalvesInvestment: € 150
Hours: Saturday and Sunday9 a.m. -1pm14h30-19h
17 full hours

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VINYASA YOGA CLASSES WEEKLEY

VINYASA YOGA CLASSES WEEKLEY

VINYASA YOGA CLASSES WEEKLEY

YIN YOGA - Every Wednesday's at 10.30am

YIN YOGA - Every Wednesday's at 10.30am

YIN YOGA - Every Wednesday's at 10.30am

A blend of gentle hatha yoga and yin yoga

 We start with easy breathing and simple yoga exercises thereby making the mind more alert and sharp and encouraging a healthy mind-body connection. This will help you to stay focused longer in every day life and during the yin exercise.

 Classes will be given in English, extra translation in French or Dutch is possible.

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QI GONG WEEKLEY CLASSES

QI GONG WEEKLEY CLASSES

QI GONG WEEKLEY CLASSES

WEEKLEY QI GONG CLASSESwith Gabrielle Guhr. Every Wednesday at 5.30PM. For more info please contact via facebook or studio@villaprana.pt or (+351) 926372366.

Partners

Partners

Partners

IODO - Surfing Gear

IODO - Surfing Gear

IODO - Surfing Gear

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Ayurclinic Goa - India

Ayurclinic Goa - India

Ayurclinic Goa - India

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Kalu Beach Bar - Ferragudo

Kalu Beach Bar - Ferragudo

Kalu Beach Bar - Ferragudo

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A Casa da Isabel - Pastry& Tea Room

A Casa da Isabel - Pastry& Tea Room

A Casa da Isabel - Pastry& Tea Room

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ASAS - Apoio Terapêutico a Crianças

ASAS - Apoio Terapêutico a Crianças

ASAS - Apoio Terapêutico a Crianças

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GET IN TOUCH

GET IN TOUCH

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Avenue Miguel Bombarda, 5

Portimão

Phone: +351282484256

Cellphone: +351926372366

E-mail: studio@villaprana.pt

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