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MASSAGES with ANDREA

 Andréa, born in São Paulo, Brazil, lived and worked in Florianópolis for 18 years in the Education area. She graduated in Languages (Portuguese Language) with a specialisation in Teaching, Meditation practice and Management in Education.

In 2012,  she took many trainings and worked in the therapeutic area with Yoga Ayurvedic Massage, Relaxing Massage, Reflexology, Access Bar and traditional massages.

Andréa is passionate about yoga as a teacher, a practitioner and an eternal student .

In 2021 she moved to Peniche, Portugal and started, to dedicate herself exclusively, to therapies and integrative practices.

Andrea speaks Portuguese, English, spanish and a bit of Italian. 

She works at the Ocean Clinic on Tuesdays ,Wednesday afternoons, Thursday mornings, Friday evenings and Weekends.

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Therapeutic Massage 

A therapeutic massage is a type of massage that focuses on addressing specific areas of tension or pain in the body. It involves applying pressure and various techniques to help relax muscles, improve circulation, and promote overall well-being. Therapeutic massages can be tailored to individual needs and may help reduce stress, alleviate muscle soreness, and improve flexibility

Therapeutic massage can be particularly beneficial for surfers and kite surfers, as it can help alleviate muscle tension and soreness commonly experienced from the physical demands of these water sports. 

By targeting specific muscle groups used during surfing and kite surfing, therapeutic massage can aid in improving flexibility, reducing the risk of injury, and enhancing overall performance in the water. It can also promote faster recovery after intense surfing sessions, allowing surfers and kite surfers to get back in the water feeling rejuvenated and ready for their next session.

Yoga Ayurvedic Massage

 

 It is the junction of two millennial sciences: Yoga and Ayurveda. It works based on three points: blood circulation, breathing and vital energy: prana. 

Cold-pressed vegetable oil and Vekhand or Calamus powder are applied.

The hands, feet, and body itself are used to support the person receiving the massage.

With slow and deep touches, it enhances the release of tensions, promotes greater energy flow, flexibility, postural realignment, anti-stress effect. The massage lasts 80 minutes and is on the floor.

 

 Relaxing Massage

Consists of manual relaxation techniques to the entire body, at a slow and steady pace

Relieves back, shoulder and neck pain. restores body and mind balance, improves lymphatic circulation, eliminates toxins, relaxes muscles, reduces anxiety. The massage lasts 60 minutes and is traditionally on a massage table.

 

Reflexology

This massage stimulates the points on the feet, through pressure and friction, stimulation of nerve endings, these are reflex points related to organs and glands. 

In order to improve the metabolism, circulation and oxygenation of the body, and bring balance, well being and relaxation. The session lasts 60 minutes.

 

Access Bars

 

A set of tools that facilitate the ability to be more conscious in all areas of your life. It is a liberation from polarity, imprisonment, conditioning, and the limitation of emotions and thoughts.

From 32 touches on the head, therapeutic touches on specific points that bring awareness of the infinite being that you are. The treatment takes one hour.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphatic drainage is a massage method performed through gentle, slow and rhythmic maneuvers that act on the superficial lymphatic system, aiming to drain excess fluid accumulated in the interstitium, in the tissues and inside the vessels.  DLM can be indicated in conjunction with other treatments in order to contain edema, reduce pain and fibrosis and enhance relaxation and well-being. Lymphatic drainage is a massage performed without creams or oils.

Sniper Integrative Massage


Sniper Integrative Massage is a combination of therapeutic and relaxing massage,
it works on three main pillars: pain, injury prevention/performance and relaxation.
It acts on muscle prevention and regeneration, helps to reduce the body's inflammation, repair tissues, improve range of motion and rebalance compensations.

Sports Massage

Sports massage is a specialized form of massage therapy designed to help athletes and active individuals enhance their performance, prevent injuries, and promote faster recovery. It involves techniques such as deep tissue massage, stretching, and targeted pressure to address specific muscle groups used during sports activities. Sports massage can help improve flexibility, reduce muscle soreness, and increase blood flow to the muscles, allowing athletes to maintain peak physical condition and optimize their athletic performance.

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