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Meet the team
SARAH MARSHALLSarah is the founder and owner of the Weight Loss and Detox Retreat Center with her husband, Antonio. She has been running a private practice since 1999. Her enthusiasm for life and experience in nutrition enable her clients to better their health and gain their own passion for life. Together with her husband she designs and organizes the retreats to provide their guests the best start in their new health journey.
Sarah is a keen cook and loves all things natural, especially her garden and growing fresh vegetables together with Sonia. She designs the retreat menus and detox program with great care for our individual uniqueness.
Sarah has great passion in protecting and improving health, having her own battles and experience of overcoming health challenges. She has devoted her professional life in helping to transform people’s health utilizing her knowledge gained from both conventional medicine and natural therapies.
Sarah’s formal background and education includes a diploma in Health and Science (Ipswich College), a Degree in Physiotherapy (University of East Anglia, 1994). She worked in the NHS in neurology, postoperative rehabilitation, women’s health, (Obstetrics and gynecology) and musculoskeletal outpatient treatments. Since living in Spain she is now a Qualified Nutritionist (School of Natural Health Sciences) and a Functional Medicine Health Coach (truly Heal).
Antonio, in 1999, after returning to Spain from England, together with his wife Sarah set up their private practise where initially they provided physiotherapy outpatients services. Gradually their scope of practise expanded, encompassing physical training and weight loss programs.
If you are ready for a change, Antonio’s workouts will push you and help you to discover your body’s hidden potential that will transform your physic and restore your health and self confidence.
Antonio as a local of this area, guides and and accompanies his clients to walks, lake swims and excursions, the perfect opportunity to disconnect from your life’s stress, recharge your batteries and explore the hidden beauty of the Iberic Mountains.
Antonio has a great passion and insight to help clients to recover their health. His sharp eyes and gentle big hands provide comforting treatment that relieves pain and restore hope for a healthy future.
Antonio got his degree in Physiotherapy in 1991 at Zaragoza University, Spain. He is qualified in various manual therapies (Osteopathy, Mulligan concept, Myofascial Release, Diacutaneous Fibrolysis, Therapeutic massage) and is also a personal trainer. In the past he has lectured on various subjects, such as postural alignment and musculoskeletal disorders, exercise training and massage at the University of Zaragoza.
He is in charge of exercise training, treatment sessions, guided walks and excursions.
Marisa togehter with Marjorie are the Yoga instructors.
Marisa has been practicing yoga and meditation for over 20 years. In 2010 she decided to become a Yoga instructor at the Sanatana Dharma School of Yoga. Marisa is mainly involved in our meditation classes and concentrates her expertise in clients with stress related conditions, anxiety and sleep disturbances.
Marisa concentrates on Yoga practices such as pranayama (conscious breathing) and the power of sound, which allow us to bring self-knowledge into our lives.
She got her Bachelor of Exercise Science from the YMCA in New York in 1992. Since then she has studied and practised Yoga, experiencing several methods such as Ashtanga, Hatha and Bikram Yoga.
Marjorie decided to specialize in the Iyengar method, for its technique of body alignment and precision as well as its therapeutic approach, it's easily understood and accessible to its practitioners. She has studied and practiced during the last fifteen years at the Iyengar Yoga Center in Barcelona, with direct disciples of BKS Iyengar.
Marjorie and Marisa are both very experienced Yoga teachers and bring great wisdom and life experience to our team.
Together with Sarah and Antonio, Tino is involved in massage sessions and helps in the general running of the retreats.
For Sonia cultivating the earth in a natural way is her passion, she knows that eating organic food is one of the main pilars in recovering and maintaining your health.
Together with Sarah, she produces fruit and vegetables in our garden to bring flavour and vitality to Physionatural's kitchen.