The beginning of the journey of Vitor Hugo as a therapist began more than 10 years ago threw Shiatsu, a Japanese system of bodywork with focus on the energetic equilibrium of the meridians of Traditional Chinese Medicine. His knowledge of the energetic basis of Life, which was previously discovered threw the practice of Martial Arts, was incremented and applied in therapy work. Threw the years, he learned and integrated in his work other bodywork systems, like Thai Massage and occidental Therapeutic Massage. It is with this group of tools that he personalized his treatments to each patient and problematic ins its individuality and specificity.
Shiatsu is a Japanese healing Art with roots in the Traditional Chinese Medicine and influenced by more recent Western therapies. It focus in the necessary equilibrium of the body energies as an essential condition for health and wellbeing. By working with the body, it unblocks the flow of energy in the Meridians, thus connecting and working the psychological and spiritual aspects of the being, in a holistic perspective. A Shiatsu session is a deeply relaxing experience and a process of consciousness of our Self.
Thai massage is a 2,500 year old, unique style of bodywork that features a combination of yoga-stretches, muscle massage, acupressure and manipulation of body joints. Thai massages helps to balance your qi (energy), promoting healing and psychological and emotional equilibrium. It also lightens stress, improves blood circulation and range of motion and increases the energy and flexibility of one’s body. The session is a fluid and dynamic meditative dance between giver and receiver, that results in a calm, energized and balanced state of being.
Therapeutic Massage is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues. It works and acts on the physical body for the treatment of body stress, pain and function normalization. It comprises a variety of techniques (kneading, stroking, friction, tapping, vibration) specifically designed to affect the flow of blood and lymph, reduce muscular tension, affect the nervous system and enhance tissue healing. It provides relief from pain, stiffness, numbness, constipation and other health problems.