Awake Land Portugal

Awakeland offers yoga workshops, retreats, and therapies that do not follow religions, doctrines or beliefs, but practice a way of life based on consciousness.

Instructors 11

Jacopo Ceccarelli

Jacopo is the director of the Samadhi Yoga Teacher Training School in Italy. His journey with yoga started at an early age as he was introduced to oriental arts by a relative. In 1994, Jacopo becomes a yoga teacher under the guidance of a group of Indian Tantrik Monks. Jacopo is well known in Italy for his fun-based teaching style. He cooperates with Yoga Journal Italia for articles on Anukalana yoga and AcroYoga.

Filipa Veiga

A former dancer, Filipa Veiga began her Ashtanga yoga practice as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Lisbon in 2004 with Isa Guitana and Tarik van Prehn. Since then, the journey has been as challenging as empowering. Yet, the focus of the path as being strong, which gave ground to Filipa to engage in variant studies of yoga and many travels to India to further research into the practice. At the present, she teaches between Portugal and Bali where she gives group and private classes.

Amir Jaan

Amir was classically trained in the spiritual art of Kundalini yoga under the close observations of a host of world-renowned and internationally revered Guru mentors for 10 years, and almost two decades on from being a novice student. Amir is now a senior mentor to hundreds of students himself, having worked for many years with members of the general public, charities that support people in recovery, young offenders, and those with very particular special needs.

Beta Lisboa

Beta’s life purpose of guiding people through body and mind integration processes has been enriched by her many years of expertise in self-development. Passionate about unlocking people's full potential, her approach is personal, thorough, deep, individualized, life-changing, and especially suited to those who are curious about and ready for transformation in their lives. Beta believes that what manifests within is also what is shown to you in your 'outer' world.

Joan Fontarnau

Joan's aim is body and spirit care from a whole integral concept, opening space from the condition, frames, and limitations. Moving into awareness, Joan is teaching yoga, supporting you through coaching and giving on service body and soul treatments, a profound and sensitive bodywork session. Joan’s insides and fundamentals are inspiring and touching even the more experienced yoga practitioners, and suitable to all kind, adapt yoga to people, not people to yoga.

Lin Holmquist

Lin is a proud mother of two children and she travels the world arranging workshops and festivals including one of the largest Tantra Festival in Angsbacka. She also travels to give private sessions. Her dharma in life is to open consciousness and awareness and to spread love in the world through her work. Her work is all about giving back all the gifts she has been receiving from life.

Pedro Paz

Pedro started to dance as a young boy on the street. Soon after, he started studying ballet until becoming graduated from the National Conservatory of Portugal. After that he released what is now his primary research - Reconnect Dance, a group work based on meditation, Taiqi or Qigong, contemporary dance approaches, contact improvisation, and real-time creation. With several cultural associations and collectives, he plunges in art research as well in social and ecological activities linking performance and self-development.

Helena Madeira

Helena Madeira sings and plays the harp. She has a perception of the world like a dance with sound vibrations. Even if it is imperceptible to the ears, these frequencies are able to shape the reality in which you moved. So, her invitation is to the heart, move while she plays music and joins to this vibration journey.

Deva Ashik

Ashik follows the path of unity in the practice of meditation that reveals the holiness in service of sacred sexuality. He has two masters degrees and is completing a Ph.D. in Sexology. He is a certified therapist in Tantra, learning love, and advanced rebirthing. Beyond this, Ashik is in constant pursuit of practices, rituals, and teachings of Tantra in India.

Simon (Sai) Calder

Simon has been practicing with shamans and yogis in Nepal, Chinese masters in Malaysia and Bali, and divine yogis and Tantra teachers in India and Bali for the last 13 years. The culmination of these travels and practices has given a deeper understanding of the qualities and relationships to the connection between mindfulness and the myofascial matrix, which is a profound passion to cultivate and share this incredible understanding through Yin yoga, Qigong, and mindfulness. He wants to produce a mind-body understanding towards freedom through compassion.

Brooke Deva

Brooke studied philosophy and Hindi at Pondicherry University and completed her degree in Philosophy at the City University of New York. She did her teacher training in Canada and her advanced training in India with Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Ashram. After living and teaching there as a volunteer for many years, she moved to India. She is a co-editor of Gita Sadhana Sopana (The Steps to Self-Realization According to the Bhagavad Gita). She has been living in India for the last six years teaching yoga, studying Sanskrit and Indian Philosophy, and absorbing Indian culture.

Reviews 1

Eva Patscheider

from Austria, October 2017

"Amazing experience!!"

great teaching! magical place! i'd go there again right away!!!!

Testimonials 3

Puja Mariana

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This land is like a portal of healing. Surrounded by the power of nature and an amazing team, this is one of my favourite places in the world to go deeper into my own process of healing and meditation.

Gonçalo Neto Queiroz

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A magical place with fantastic people!!

a traveler

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Magic place, amazing people, best workshop quality!

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