The Ashoka Team

We are a team of experienced and qualified Ayurvedic therapists, yoga and qigong teachers, receptionists, and various other staff. The harmony found in our team flows into the gentle care we offer our guests. Get to know us. We look forward to welcoming you.

Birgit Moukom

Birgit Moukom

Owner and Managing Director

Dr. Swathy Gopal

Dr. Swathy Gopal

Ayurvedic physician, from India, on the team since 2014

Dr. Subha Padma Sasidharan

Dr. Subha Padma Sasidharan

Ayurveda physician, specialist in Ayurvedic nutrition and Panchakarma, from India, on the team since 2016

Sigrid Höpken

Sigrid Höpken

graduate social worker, specialist in systemic therapy, counselling, and supervision

Tiziana Cabral

Tiziana Cabral

Assistant to the Management, from Switzerland, on the team since 2010

Carla Baptista

Carla Baptista

Receptionist at the Ayurveda treatment centre, from Madeira, on the team since 2014

Catarina Abreu

Catarina Abreu

Ayurvedic treatment specialist, from Madeira, on the team since 2016

Ana Filipa Camacho

Ana Filipa Camacho

Ayurveda treatment specialist, offers classic massages, healer, beauty expert, from Madeira, on the team since 2012

Olga Chramko

Olga Chramko

Ayurveda treatment specialist, offers classic massages, healer, from Russia, on the team since 2014

Bruno Pestana

Bruno Pestana

Ayurveda treatment specialist, offers classic massages, from Madeira, on the team since 2012

Dulce Aguiar

Dulce Aguiar

Assistant, from Madeira, on the team since 2016

Fernando Gomes

Fernando Gomes

Ayurveda treatment specialist, offers classic massages, healer from Madeira, on the team since 2014

Marco Vasconcelos

Marco Vasconcelos

Yoga specialist, from Madeira, on the team since 2015

Margarida Gomes

Margarida Gomes

Ayurvedic treatment specialist, from Portugal, on the team since 2016

Nuno Melo e Sousa

Nuno Melo e Sousa

Ayurveda treatment specialist, TCM specialist, offers classic massages, qijong master, from Madeira, on the team since 2011

Sónia Sousa

Sónia Sousa

Ayurveda treatment specialist, offers classic massages, beauty expert, from Madeira, on the team since 2013

Nathalie Azkue Moukom

Nathalie Azkue Moukom

Sales, from Germany, on the team since 2014

David Azkue

David Azkue

Ayurveda treatment and Kalari specialist, from Venezuela on the team since 2014

Stella Bettencourt

Stella Bettencourt

Assistant, from Madeira on the team since 2016

Ana Isabel Lúcio

Ana Isabel Lúcio

Ayurveda treatment specialist, offers classic massages, healer, from Madeira, on the team since 2012

Carlos Camacho

Carlos Camacho

Account Manager, from Madeira on the team since 2018

Simone Schumann

Simone Schumann

Receptionist and Guest relation at the Ayurvedic treatment centre, from Germany on the team since 2018

Maribel Nobrega

Maribel Nobrega

Ayurveda treatment specialist, offers classic massages, from Venezuela, on the team since 2015

Lara Lourenco

Lara Lourenco

Offers classic massages, beauty expert, receptionist at the Ashoka Spa, from Madeira on the team since 2018

Daniela Goncalves

Daniela Goncalves

Ayurveda treatment specialist and beauty expert, from Madeira on the team since 2018