Vinyasa Yoga – for the body & the mind

Vinyasa Yoga  every Tuesday and Thursday

from 7:30pm to 8:45pm at Villa Helena.

Yoga, is a physical activity that educates the body and the mind. An ancient Indian form of exercise that was introduced to Western countries in the late 19th century.

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Back to School: Keep it Green

Back to School: Keep it Green

Top tips on how to go back to School Sustainably:

  1. A Green Start. Spend an hour to organize how you will start the school year by spending less on new uniforms, backpacks and stationary. Make a list of what you absolutely need and leave out any of the extras.
  2. Create an Inventory. Take a close look at what you already own and think that maybe instead of b

Doctors and Therapists at Villa Helena

Villa Helena provides specialist doctors and therapists, with years of practice and study.

Offering natural treatments based on Western and Oriental teachings, including natural homeopathy and Chinese medicine.

Homepathic therapist and author, Lisa Joanes gives appointments at Villa Helena. She studied the Vithoulkas method, the Sensation Method and also at the British Institute of Homeopathy. She was an intern at Auroville Health Centre in India and integra

Movimento Claro – No more Plastic Straw

Movimento Claro - Claro Movement

is an initiative that started this March of 2018.  Created by three young women who want to end the use of Plastic Straws in the Council of Cascais, where they reside. The founders share a love and respect for the ocean, for nature and particularly for Cascais, where they would like to see other residents be more conscious by making daily choices that can help preserve the environment. Read more

Creating an Eco-Timeout Project

Creating and Eco-Timeout Project

Peace, Healing, Nurturing

Patrizia and Maxim have moved to Óbidos in Portugal having fallen in love with the country for it's hospitality, nature, weather and waves. After several summer surf trips, the couple found a beautiful prope

Summer Eco-Holiday in the North, Centre & South of Portugal

Summer Eco-Holiday in the North, Centre & South of Portugal

The summer is here and many of us are still planning a time away... I have put together a list of 3 favourite eco-resorts in Portugal, great for a week or weekends, with family & friends. Also perfect for the escapade in LOVE.  


Pedras Salgadas Eco Park Spa & Nature Park from € 144 per night
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Plastic Free July is coming up next

Plastic Free July is coming up, time to implement some changes,

Say No to Single-Use Plastic!

Plastic Free July was setup in Western Australia in 2011 and has since grown to reach millions of participants in over 200 countries all over the world! What was once a Movement has become a not-for-profit charitable foundation that is dedicated to encourage people to use less plastic and in doing so co-create a better future for the generations to come. Next month's challenge is