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Best answer for self-respect & self-love

Despite my ignorance in the world of tantra, I felt a natural curiosity when reading the flyer... read more

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Amazing 🤩 experience and very professional

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

It was 11:30 am when I arrived at Althea's office in Funchal, above the Cathedral. Already knew the space from other works i had done there. It is a warm place, welcoming and full of positive messages. We entered, sat down and talked for a while about all these themes of touch, emotions, limitations that we still feel in experimenting and discovering our body, and of course we talked about sex. Because sex is only worth with a lot of touch, and for me to know how to tell others where to touch and how to do it, I have to know it first.

In this conversation we explored in detail what would happen, with what I would feel more comfortable or less comfortable (that should be avoided). There is always the presumption that Tantra has to do with sex. And it is not at all (except at the point where the practice improves it) and has more to do with an integral development of the human being in its physical, mental and spiritual aspects.

Then we went to the massage and there, even earrings get removed. The whole body is touched and massaged without taboos, nor barriers (except the ones that where set in the initial conversation), and everything is space of exploration. And for two hours I had the opportunity to take a trip on my extensive and fantastic surface, relearning to feel, to let myself go, to focus on the present moment and to be in my body of spirit and soul, without a single thought racking my mind - Neither work, nor children, nor relations, nor problems, nor anything. There, we are just a body that feels.

Althea is the perfect maestro of this symphony, realizing and almost anticipating what the body asks of us, without ever exchanging a word, sometimes more intensity, sometimes less, where the hand should go now, and where ir should go latter, it seemed to me she read subliminally my requests and my commands.

Time flew, I assure you, two hours passed in the blink of an eye and for me, they could last the whole afternoon. After we finished we sat down and talked a little about what had happened, the sensations that had awakened and also about what we wanted to talk about, because sometimes the body has memories that the mind does not remember and sometimes the soul needs to do some research on it
I would absolutely recomend this experience. You will definitely not be sorry you choose to experience yourself like this. Have fun!!

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank Sara_Jardim
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

On my journey to Madeira I had the pleasure to meet Altea. Altea really have the most amazing place on beautiful Madeira. As yoga instructor, Altea has a wonderful way of teaching. She manage to meet both advanced practitioners and beginners. I also had the joyful experience to have a massage. In the massage I was met by Altea on a level that I have never experienced before. I can only recommend The Universe of Inner Alchemy to everybody looking for a spiritual experience.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I practice yoga and tantra for many years and visiting Madeira I wanted to try the offer of classes and teachings in these domains. It was relatively easy to find this place located in the center of Funchal. I was so pleasantly surprised when meeting Althea;she has vast knowledge and experience. We talked a lot and I felt so inspired by her vision. I had a private yoga session which was like a journey that took me deep into my soul. Yesterday I had a tantra massage. She managed to create a very special atmosphere in the room with candle lights, soft music, oriental essential oils fragrance and the most important, with her loving approach to this experience. She took a lot of time to explain me the benefits of a tantra massage. Even if I knew quite a lot about tantra, I was impressed by the spiritual orientation she gives in the session. I felt I can really trust her. This was very important for me because I could let go and be myself. I think we all deal, in different degrees, with shame, guilt or other repressed emotions when it comes to sexuality. Personally I have a lot of anger because of sexual abuse. I was in the darkness for long time but when I discovered tantra I could finally learn how to heal and accept myself. This session with Althea was another step in my healing process. It was not easy but with patience and love I know that one day I will be free. I am very grateful for meeting people who can guide me on this path. Thank you once again Althea.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I am in my second holiday in Madeira and as always, I like to treat myself with a nice massage. Visiting again The universe of inner alchemy and Althea is a great opportunity for me to learn to connect with my body. This time I also joined the yoga class and l had a good practice and interesting theory about chakras. The massage was so good, taking me to a deep level of relaxation and peaceful mind. I strongly recommend this place if you visit Madeira. Thank you Althea. Finn

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Great massage received here. It is so special from other massages I’ve received before. Althea creates miracles, she has the Touch 👍😇!
I found ballance with my self, inner joy, calmness, happy to be.Thank you!

Date of experience: January 2018
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