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Rio Otoya

Rio is a Life Coach, certified Yoga Teacher, and Breathwork healer. He combines modern and traditional practices, merging science-based and intuitive approaches. He is also the founder of SCHOOL OF PRANA, a breathwork space in Lisbon.


Rio has experience as a visual artist, community builder, and innovation broker.

He formerly worked at Google leading community, startup acceleration, and mindfulness programs. Also, he has experience facilitating innovation and creative collaborations in co-working spaces and cultural institutions.


More about Rio's experience and background here


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& Training


at Work


of Prana

I help people navigate processes of life transformation. This may look like a having career change, starting a company, moving to a new country or ending a relationship. In fact, most people come to me to work on those exact areas. The best way to learn how to work together is to talk. Please send me an email, a text, or schedule a call below.


My work is about guiding people to find their way back home. My approach integrates healing modalities like breathwork with transformational coaching. This way we can work with the body, our energy, and our mind.

The breath is the main instrument in my work as it’s central across Yoga, Meditation, and Energy work. I rely both on science and intuition and my training is both modern and traditional.

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  • Mar 30, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM GMT+1
    SCHOOL OF PRANA, Number 78, R. da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, 1200-109 Lisboa, Portugal
    A deep healing ceremony for releaseing trauma and trapped emotions. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. Only 4 spaces are available per session.
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    Mar 31, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Lisboa, Number 78, R. da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, 1200-109 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Apr 01, 10:30 AM GMT+1 – Apr 02, 2:00 PM GMT+1
    SCHOOL OF PRANA, Number 78, R. da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, 1200-109 Lisboa, Portugal
    Learn how to guide Mindfulness Meditation in a simple and science-based way. This is for people who already meditate and want to guide others.
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    Apr 04, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM GMT+1
    Lisboa, Number 78, R. da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, 1200-109 Lisboa, Portugal
    Breathwork helps us clear stuck emotions and enter into an expanded state of consciousness.
  • Oct 14, 11:00 AM GMT-5 – Nov 08, 12:00 PM GMT-5
    Urubamba Province, Sacred Valley, 08670, Peru
    200 hour / 24 day of Traditional Indian Yoga Teacher Training

Client Recommendations

"It was really important to have someone like Rio as guidance and to hold the space making me feel safe to open up and go deeper into my inner work during the session. I would defiantly recommend these Healing Breathwork sessions if you are looking to heal your emotions!" E, Art Director. 

Community & Well-being at Work

Community Building and Employee Well-being 

I offer mental fitness programs that reduce stress and improve well-being among their teams. I offer simple, science-based, and inclusive practices. We can collaborate to create a session, a program or a company retreat. 


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