Teachers

Noélia Sofia

Pilates
Yamuna Body Logic
Yamuna Body Rolling

Noélia Sofia is the first and only teacher certified in Portugal in Body Rolling. Sofia has more than 18 years of professional experience as a teacher of movement. She studied and developed her professional activity in the dance and fitness area.
She practice Yoga Hatha e Astanga during 10 years. She’s a certified teacher of Body Control Pilates Association (United Kingdom).
She’s also certified by the most prestigious world schools: – Pilates for osteoporoses, by Polestar, California; Pilates for Golfers, by Stott Pilates, Toronto; Pilates for Athletes, by Balanced Body, in Washington; Pilates for Pre and Post Pregnancy, by Body Control Pilates, United Kingdom; Pilates for Knee and Hip Replacement, Polestar, Germany. She participed in several conferences and professional debates in London, New York and Cologne.
Since the beggining of her activity she had the priviledge of learning with world-known teachers that most inspire her as Rael Isacowitz, Ellie Hermans, Elizabeth Larkmam, Maria Jose Bloom, Lolita San Miguel and Brent Anderson. Her desire to know more took her to do small workshops about other different tecnics as: Feldenkrais, Alexander Tecnics, Rolfing and Gyrotonic. She’s also certified in Ayurvedic Massage by the Associação Luso Brasileira de Ayurvédica.

Profª. Leonor Ferreira

Pilates

Leonor Ferreira started to practice sports at 4 years old passing through: dance, gymnastic, voleibol, surf and never stopped.
She joined the Fitness world as a teacher in 2001 after qualifing as a fitness instructor in 2001 by CEF. On that same year she finished her degree as a Physical Education Teacher. She never taugh in schools, continue investing in the fitness area where she did several courses from Cardio-Fitness Instrutor, Body Pump, among others. In 2003 she started the Pilates Instrutor course in Portugal, but life took her to London where she finish the course in Body Control Pilates. Since then the taugh in various places in London and in the Algarve. In London she also certified in Pilates for Pre and Post Pregnancy and Pilates for Children.
To give answer to some difficult cases that have shown up along the away, Leonor took an Osteopath course, having at the moment an Osteopath Diploma by the Instituto de Técnicas de Saúde in Lisbon.

Profª. Nic (Akhilanda)

Vinyasa Yoga

Nic (Akhilanda) is an experienced Hatha + Vinyasa yoga practitioner/teacher as well as a qualified Ayurvedic Massage Therapist.
Originally from Scotland, Nic has travelled extensively throughout Asia, predominantly India, multiple times, learning her craft and truly integrating herself into the ancient rituals, culture and lifestyle of yoga and all it’s principles.
She applies a spiritual practise to her classes, with guided meditations, pranayama exercises, mantra singing and light massage. A former acrobat and dancer, Nic’s classes are effortlessly flowing and balanced. Moving between invigorating sequences and moments of stillness, Nic will guide you to a state of inner peace, allowing you to connect to your breathe, tap into your true self and find that clarity and harmony we all have with in us.

Profª. Mariana Suchodolski

Vinyasa Yoga

Mariana Suchodolski was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
At the age of 17, she moved to the US, where she discovered yoga as a way to soothe a depression she had at that time. Since then, she has kept up her Vinyasa practice and in July of 2015, she finished her YTT (200 hours) from YogaWorks in New York City.
Mariana lives now in Lisbon where she teaches yoga both in English and in Portuguese.

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