Teachers

Ana Torres

Graphic and web designer that came into contact with Macrobiotics at a very early age. Her mother was a student at the Community Health Foundation – London and this experience planted fundamental seeds that became very useful in life.

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Bill Tara

Since 1967 Bill Tara has been an active advocate for natural heath care.  He has been a health counselor, teacher, author, entrepreneur and creator of health education centers in Europe and North America.

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Cátia Curica

I´m Cátia Curica, the co-founder of Organii, a company dedicate to the distribution of organic cosmetic brands in Portugal.

In 2003 finish the Pharmaceutical Sciences University Course and in 2009 I did a Post-graduation in Medicinal plants.

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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 Dida

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Denny Waxman

Denny Waxman founded Essene Market & Cafe, the first health-foods store in Philadelphia. In 1969, he began studying with Michio Kushi. In the early 80s, Denny gained international recognition by helping Dr.

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Francisco Varatojo

Director of the Macrobiotic Institute of Portugal, Francisco has been acknowledged for many years as one of the most qualified macrobiotic counselors and is regularly sought by major European centers for seminars and consultations.  Francisco began studying Macrobiotic in 1977 and together with h

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Geninha Horta Varatojo

Geninha is one of the most well known Macrobiotic teachers in Portugal and a regular presence in Spain. She is also author of several cook books regarding Macrobiotic diet and writer of countless articles in numerous magazines in Portugal, since 1990's.

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João Filippi

He is the Coordinator of the Shiatsu Annual Course, part of the Macrobiotic Institute of Portugal. As the connection between Shiatsu and Macrobiotics has been part of the core of the Macrobiotic Institute, João Filippi also teaches Shiatsu at the Macrobiotic Annual Courses in Portugal and at  the

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Lourenço de Azevedo

Lourenço de Azevedo has been studying Chinese Medicine since 1998.

His focus are teaching and living in accord with subjects that empower to live a sustainable life. Like Movement, Diet and nutritious Life Choices.

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Marco Fonseca

Chef, teacher and consultant of natural food. He was born in 1976 in a family related to the traditional Portuguese cuisine. He attended the course of Environmental Engineering at the Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra.

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Nuno Félix Teixeira

Nuno Félix Teixeira is 40 years old and is born and lived in Oporto.

He graduated in Radiology in 1998 and since then works as a Radioographer at the Oporto Oncology Institute. Worked as a regular teacher (Radiology) in 3 Universities from 2002 until 2009.

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Paula Azevedo

Paula Azevedo teaches at the Instituto Macrobiótico de Portugal (IMP), where she is responsible for practical and theoretical modules in the Macrobiotic Culinary and Macrobiotic courses.

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Rik Vermuyten

Rik Vermuyten graduated in clinical chemistry and was the chief of the laboratory of Nuclear Medicine Department in the Holy Family Hospital in Antwerp, Belgium.  He studied thoroughly in the fields of macrobiotics, nat

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Rosalina Silva

Rosalina Silva has started her path in the study of Macrobiotic Philosophy in 2008 and ever since she has been practicing in her own life with family and friends.

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Simon Brown

Simon is the author of Modern Day Macrobiotics and Macrobiotics For Life and a macrobiotic practitioner, consultant and teacher living in London UK. Simon provides online and in person macrobiotic consultations and courses.

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Teresa Mizon

From Lisbon, graduated in hotel management from the American Hotel and Motel Association. As a teenager  in South Africa grew the conviction  that "We Are What We Eat" and a passion for Orientalism.

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