We will get in touch with some techniques and exercises that can be used in a music therapy session with Handpan.
Since 1997, he has been involved in the practice and study of Yoga (Hatha, Bhakti, Jana, Mantra, Japa, Nothing Yoga), Samkhya, Vedanta and Tantra, knowing through the experience of these arts and sciences, the existence of sound and music as a medium, support and tool for the healing process, inner transformation and meditation. He knew meditation through the chanting of mantras, the power of conscious word and sacred chanting, and the importance of breathing in soul, mental, and spiritual states.
He first met Didgeridoo in 1997 and since then has been exploring the therapeutic (psychology, physiotherapy, yogi therapy), pedagogical, playful and socio-cultural possibilities since this instrument. Develops educational projects, special education service and expressive psycho-therapy, social interventions in human development actions..
He continued to learn and deepen knowledge in various areas, from singing to percussion, with friends such as Ricardo Passos, Humberto Tomás, Pedro Soares, Ricardo Babo, Paula Carvalho, Ana Taboada, Nuno Peixoto “Anu Biak”, Teresa Gabriel, Paulo Vieira, Baltazar Molina…
Training in “Tibetan Bowl Sound Gong Massage” by Peter Hess Academy, under the guidance of Paula Carvalho, Level 1, and Ingrid Ortelbach, Level 2, 3 and 4. (2008/9).
Workshop «(E) feitos do Som» com Cristina Koller, 6 de Fev de 2010.
Workshop de Canto Harmónico Difónico com os Hun Hurr Tu na Associação D´Órfeu, em Águeda.
Formação em Massagem com Taças de Cristal e Cristaloterapia com Alva Robles em Torres Novas, Novembro, 2014.
Founded the «Didgeridoo Triboo» Club School in 2006 in Gaia, where he also promotes classes, therapeutic sessions of Music Therapy and Sound Massage, Musical Tertulias, Workshops and Meditative Concerts with the participation of national and international renowned musicians such as Ricardo Branco, Rodrigo Viterbo, Ruben White, Rodrigo Maia Loureiro, Nuno Pinto de Carvalho, Joao Jardim, James Francisquinho, Rodrik, Alex Mayer, Ortal Pelleg, William Torrens,…
Workshops com Jeremy Cloake, Andrej Shmeickel, Zalem, Michiel Teijgeler, Dubravko Lapain, Gauthier, …
Participação na primeira apresentação da Orquestra de Didgeridoo durante o FATT, Festival Didgeridoo, Algarve.
Co-Organização da Residência de Didgeridoo, em Karuna, Serra de Monchique (Set 2016)
Fundou a HandPan House PazPazes, ClubEscola de HanPan/Pantam, em Gaia, onde promove Workshops e Concertos com vários músicos de renome nacional e internacional, tais como Kabeção Rodrigues, Andrea Siecola, Emma Mumi Grassia, Lucas Bertelli, Gerónyom, Pedro Collares, Daniel Reis, Deniz Kavafoglu, Ivo Caim, Manu Idhra, Rodrik, João Jardim, Tiago Francisquinho, Sanya Barakova, Mayuko Taki Mano…
Colabora enquanto membro co-fundador de vários projectos musicais, meditativos e terapêuticos, entre eles:
ShivaShakti Experience (2001),
Uno: Viagens Sagradas (2008),
MOKSHA: Ecos do Silêncio (2009),
InOuv: Escute a Sua Essência (2010)
Sacred Didge – Cerimónia de Som (2011)
H2OM – Encontro de Som (2011)
Nada Sangha – Sons do Oriente (2012)
MmOMentUmM – Viagens Sonoras (2014)
MOKSHA: Sound Journeys (2017)
Participation in the recording of the album «Mysticalmoods» by invitation of Teresa Gabriel.
Weekly presentations with Meditative Concerts / Sound Trips at Casa PazPazes (VNGaia), and regular presentations at places such as Yoga Schools, Therapy Centers, Spas, Hotels, Special Education Institutions, Preparatory, Secondary Schools, Universities, Cultural Centers, Churches , Convents, Cultural and Natural Heritage - Caves of Mira de Aire, Households…).
Organizes regularly Concerts, Workshops and Retreats related to musicology, music therapy, sacred singing, ethnic, oriental and meditative music.
Participação em Formações de Yoga e Terapias Ayurveda com Musicoterapia, Meditação e Nada Yoga (Yoga do Som).