Maria de Lourdes Oliveira Vilela Garcia
International Halliwick Association, Brazil
Maria de Lourdes Oliveira Vilela Garcia has graduated in Physiotherapy and is a Specialist in Aquatic Physiotherapy. She has received her Post-graduate in Aquatic Physiotherapy in Vallens-Switzerland and another Post graduation in Physiotherapy Applied in Neurology in Goiania, Brazil. She is a Member of IHA Executive Committee and International Instructor of the Halliwick Concept and Bad Ragaz Ring Method. She has also written an article on aquatic physiotherapeutic intervention on the balance of healthy elderly. Presently, she has been working in the area of aquatic physiotherapy, on rehabilitation and habilitation of neurological, orthopedic, rheumatologic, geriatric and cardiopulmonary patients.