Around 30 members of the Filipino community in Brasilia attended the Massage Therapy Training Workshop hosted by the Philippine Embassy in Brazil on 28 July 2019 at the Chancery.
Ambassador Marichu Mauro (extreme left) with the Tokke team who managed the massage training workshop for the Embassy. Also in the picture is Ms. Helen Tan (extreme right), GAD Officer of the Philippine Embassy in Brazil.
Professional Brazilian massage therapist from Tokke, Mr. Wagner De Souza, taught Tui Na and Shiatsu massage techniques to the Filipinos present. Also in attendance was Mr. Magno Bueno, project director for Tokke - a company focused on wellness activities based in Brasilia.
The workshop is part of the Gender and Development Program of the Philippine Embassy in Brazil that aims to enhance and improve the skills of the Filipino community.