Therapists travel up to 40 km from their area of residence, at a further distance, travel fees will apply.
Indah Weyler, West Algarve
- founder & certified physiotherapist
Born in the Netherlands I spent most of my youth in Portugal, to where I returned in 2014 and now reside close to Sagres.
I obtained a bachelor in physiotherapy in 2009 (Hogeschool van Amsterdam). I then firstly worked in private physiotherapy clinics in Amsterdam, having worked in elderly care and as a massage therapist , during my physiotherapy studies.
In 2011 I became a Pilates instructor in Brasil, where Pilates is widely practiced. I´ve been giving classes with pleasure, since. This year, I´ve concluded my Yoga teacher training.
In the past years I have taken courses in Aqua & pregnancy Pilates, manual lymphatic drainage and functions and dysfunctions of the pelvic floor.
Working with massage and exercise, I feel I want to contribute to my clients health and well being and am always looking for ways to improve my work.
My massage style is firm and dynamic, being sports & therapeutical massage my speciality but I adapt every massage to your needs and whishes.
I´ve lived, studied and worked in Germany, Holland, Brasil and Portugal and gained experience in different fields. I speak German, Dutch, English and Portuguese fluently plus Spanish and French.
Gizelle Vieira, Eastern Algarve
Is a certified physiotherapist since 2014 and has extensive experience working in neurological and orthopedic clinical settings in Portugal and Germany.
She offers Sports massage, therapeutical massage and lymphatic dreinage. Whenever required, she may apply dry needling, kynesio taping and show you exercises to improve your condition, as a complement to your treatment.
Gizelle has played handball during many years, being part of the national team, where she also applied her therapeutical skills as a physiotherapist.
She recently moved back to Portugal from Germany and resides in Loulé, from where she does home visits to Albufeira, Faro, Tavira and other locations in the eastern Algarve.
Sonia Scholz, West Algarve
Has many years of experience giving massage treatments. She has attended the traditional Chinese medicine course of the ESMTC, in Lisbon and has taken a wide range of massage courses.
She gives Sports, Therapeutical & Relaxational massages, Tui-Na and Ayurvedic massage. She can apply accupuncture (added to her massage treatments or as a separate treatment) and cupping.
She speaks German, English and Portuguese.
Telma Coelho, East Algarve
is passionate about body work and massage.
Holding a Phd in sciences of the sea, earth and environment from the Faro university, she chose the therapeutical work and studies as her second main interest.
Telma started her therapeutical career in 2016 after having taken her first massage courses in Quiro massage, swedisch and deep tissue massage techniques. She then became a spa technician learning oriental massage styles such as Tui-na, reflexology, Shiatsu and Ayurvedic massage. She also has certificates and followed extensive courses in sports & therapeutical massage. She completed her Thai massage training in India.
Telma has great communication and therapeutical skills and you can be sure to be in good hands!
Sarah Hickman, Silves - Bowen therapist, Indian head masseuse & Reiki practicioner, Chinese foot massage practicioner.
Sarah is a professional Bowen therapist, originally from the UK, she is currently residing in the Silves region with her two sons.
She followed courses on anatomy and physiology, at the IFPA accredited S.E.E.D institute, UK. She concluded her Bowen therapy training with Susan Hagan, recognized by the Bowen therapy professional association, in 2011. Sarah has since then participated in continuing education courses on hormonal Bowen therapy and postural assessment in Bowen, among others.
She has an interest in Ayurveda and offers Indian head massages, having learned ayurvedic facial massage in 2013. She is also a Reiki practicioner and is continuing to study to become a life coach.
Sarah is a very friendly and intuitive therapist. She is likes to use an holistic aproach. If requested she will offer coaching.