Ana Carvalho is a licensed Therapist, based in Lisbon, and passionate about art, nature, sustainable lifestyle, learning and traveling. She graduated in Industrial Design and her search for self-knowledge led her to a deeper contact with holistic therapies, she graduated in Shiatsu from the Shiatsu School of Portugal, affiliated with the International School of Shiatsu of Kiental and the Macrobiotic Institute of Portugal.
In 2012, she co-founded the Satori Shiatsu Collective, of which she is a member and therapist, already counting on various initiatives and collaborations, both nationally and internationally, for the promotion and restoration of holistic and natural health.
During the following years her search for knowledge has been constant, being graduated in Foot Reflexology, Thermo-Auricular Therapy, Thai Yoga Massage and at the moment she is studying Holistic kinesiology.
As a therapist, her approach focus on prevention and restoration of health, integrating various techniques and therapies that work the body as a whole, and sharing knowledge that enables each one to have the power to change their state and acquire more awareness of their own body.
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Shiatsu is a millenarian therapy with roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine whose essential purpose is to optimize the energy flow which lies underneath all human beings vital functions. To balance and to relieve tensions, the therapist applies several techniques, such as thumb pressure on meridian points, palm pressure, stretching, rotations, deep massage, fascia, among others.
According to the manifestations and the diagnosis, the therapist touches the Receiver enhancing the inner balance and a larger conscience of his/her own body, emphasizing the importance of an harmonious and healthier lifestyle.
Shiatsu can be applied to anyone, including pregnant women (post 12 weeks), senior and children. It is an effective therapy and an experienced therapist adjusts the treatment according to each person's health condition.
The Foot Reflexology is a therapy that involves the application of a certain pressure and massage on the feet reflex points, helping to balance the whole body physically, mentally and emotionally. These areas and reflex points correspond to different body organs and systems, and when massaged have a beneficial effect on the organs and person's general health.
Effective to relax and enhance the release of toxins, fatigue, tension and stress.
- Activates blood circulation
- Increases immunity
- Regulates the functions of the body through the nervous system
- Harmonizes the body through the endocrine glands
- Takes away muscle tension and promotes your relaxation
- Eliminates stress and strengthens the psyche
- Fungi, wounds or any kind of rash on the feet.
Food Intolerance Test
"Let food be your medicine, and medicine be your food " - Hippocrates, 410ac
With this test you will know which foods your body needs, and which create an enormous difficulty of adaptation, taking away energy and health.
The intolerance diet is a great way to restore lost balance, gain more health, vitality and as a result a natural and healthy weight loss.
These tests are performed using Kinesiology. Kinesiology is a simple, non-invasive Biofeedbak method that allows you to test compatibility with various foods, helping you make good choices for your health. With a Kinesiology test we check the response on the person's body. Whenever we are in the presence of a stimulus to which we have difficulty adapting the body reacts and this becomes easily visible with this test.