About Cura’s journey
Cura is originally from Brazil, born in Salvador, Bahia in 1980. She was in touch with Alternative Healing at the age of 17, when she did her first course in Reiki. She also started practicing yoga by herself inspired by a magazine. At that turbulent time she got relieve from insomnia and the stress of having to choose a career. She started to question the meaning of life. It was a new world opening out for her.
On her trip to central america she started working professionally with massage. She lived in a small village by the Atitlan lake , Guatemala for 2 years. Worked for at Hotel La Paz taught yoga classes and developed her skills. Met a lady from Germany who trained her in Rhythmic Massage, and she learned also about raw foods and healthy nutrition. Completed the course in Reiki 2, 3 , and masters and Shiatsu.
Back in Brazil she did her first Ayurvedic Yoga Massage course, Sao Paulo, 2009.
In 2010 she went on a trip to UK and India. Worked at Viva Therapies, luxury mobile spa service, for the hotels in London. After a few months she went to India for the first time to attend her Yoga Teacher Training in Rishkesh. Got a certification in Hatha Yoga and Meditation (RYT 200) by Yoga Alliance.
She met her fiancé from Sweden and for 3 years both were traveling between Sweden and India .She worked as a Massage Therapist and Yoga Teacher at Ashiyana Resort in Goa, South India. There she was one of the assistents in a Yoga TTC and attended the Elemental Yoga Teacher Training.
In 2013 she was back in Sao Paulo,Brazil to assist her mother during cancer treatment. For 3 years she taught classes at Gam Yoga and Yoga Lab, also taught private yoga classes and worked at yoga retreats as a freelancer therapist. Discovered joy with Bhakti Yoga playing guitar and singing mantras in events, yoga classes and yoga retreats in partnership with Catherine Lobos.
Deepened her studies in Yoga and Ayurveda with Adarsha Ma Prem, and Ayurvedic Yoga Massage with Raquel Trofino and Maiana Junqueira for the last 3 years in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Recently arrived in Sweden to live with her fiancé, in Helsinborg, Skåne.