Cristiano Couto Martins

A seed released to the earth in the fertile spring of 1979 in Freiburg im Braisgau, Germany whose roots later on extended and whose flowers bloomed open in Oporto, Portugal.
I am a Biodanza (Rolando Toro System) Facilitator, certified by the Biodanza SRT School of Oporto, Portugal and also a Didactic of the same System.
In the last few years I have dedicated myself to the creation of diverse Signature workshops such as: Roots in the Earth, Roots in Heaven; Chaos, Creativity and the Return of the Sacred; The Birth of the Cosmic Man; Under the Sign of Affection; Surrender to Love; Sacred Warrior; Ecstatic Lover; Mystic Magician; The King; Equinox and Solstice Celebrations in Nature.

I am part of the teaching staff at the Institute of Applied Psychology in the postgraduate course “Human Development and Therapy through Expressive arts”
and also collaborate with the Portuguese School of Biodanza in the accompaniment and supervision of students.

After graduating in clinical pyscho-pedagogy, I trained in Gestalt therapy; these tools permitted me to work during some years in the field of behavioural deviations such as drug addictions, prostitution and also the homeless. Simultaneously, I attended different theatrical and dance workshops.  

I have facilitated skills development groups through Transactional Analysis; Relaxation groups; Dramatic Expression groups (children and adults). I have been at the service of the “Teléfono Internacional de la Esperanza” and worked during few years as a teacher of pedagogy in a project to train educational providers.