Madeira and Shinrin-yoku

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Fanal Madeira nature shinrin-yoku

Shinrin-yoku is a Japanese term that means “taking in the forest atmosphere” or literally “forest bathing.” It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a part of its national health program; a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing. Forest bathing became in Japan a medically sanctioned method for unplugging, before there […]

Simple breathing meditation

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Group Meditation Madeira

In general, the purpose of meditation, with the focus on breathing, is to calm the mind and develop inner peace within yourself. This kind of meditation can be used as such or as a preliminary exercise to reduce our distractions before performing a more evolved and complex meditation. This is then the first phase of […]

Tantra massage for women

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Tantra Massage for Women, Funchal, Madeira

A tantra massage can be a great opportunity for you to connect with your entire body in ways you never thought is possible. It is a beautiful journey in which you discover gradually your boundaries, your fears, your insecurities related to your sexuality, learning to respect and accept yourself, healing painful memories and inviting more […]

Quote of the Week

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Althea, Sunset and Madeira

Make an affirmation immediately upon waking. For example: “Thy will be done this day! Today is a day of completion, I give thanks for this perfect day, miracle shall follow miracle and wonders shall never cease.” Make this a habit, and one will see wonders and miracles come into his life. ― Florence Scovel Shinn, […]

“Silence” and not “distance” separates people, so stay in touch

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Stay in touch

Nowadays we can stay in touch much easier with friends and family, thanks to the modern technology, correct? But how come it also separates people? We communicate in a different way than before. We send a message to someone  just to say ´hi´. The application shows: message sent, message delivered, message read … But sometimes […]

Madeira and Naturism

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Naturism Madeira

Although Portugal is generally a tolerant country, there is still some distrust on the topic called “naturism”. Unfortunately here on Madeira island there are no (by me) known beaches officially dedicated to naturism. Nor known locations in which practice is tolerated by those who attend to get rid of prejudices and enjoy the sun and […]

The power of touching and being touched!

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Touching hands

Touching and being touched is essential for our physical and emotional health. By touching each other for a few minutes or even a few seconds you can harmonize energies and restore contact. Touching let us literally ‘feel’ each other, and this can reduce frustrations and anger with each other. Holding each other’s hand helps to […]

The Ideal Partner

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Ideal partner

For many people it is not easy to find the ideal partner. To have a nice love relationship it is obvious that you must find a partner first, but I often meet people who want a relationship and do nothing constructive to get it. Tantra teaches us that the living conditions in which we find […]