Ana Carolina Trida: Lymphatic Drainage Therapist

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My Native Admission Statement: I'm a Brazillian Nurse, married, Mom of 2, with over 15 years' experience and extremely passionate about Lymphatic Drainage. I'm a therapist, specialist in Lymphatic Drainage, who attends A-list celebrities, actress and models in London, my technique has helped many people improve their quality of life, their self-esteem, improving the body as a whole, relieving bloating, aches, and discomforts. I'm based in London, I do home visits and also attends in hotels when I'm called by my international clients. -https://www.anatridatherapist.co.uk/

How did you get into the industry?

I started my career working in Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, that was when I pursued my first Postgraduate Degree in Oncology at the Prestigious Hospital of Cancer in São Paulo.

I worked at renowned hospitals in Brazil, during this experience, I learned the other side of a Lymphatic System, when it is already compromised, so I became an expert in this system and the kind of issues it can bring when not working well, after years working with Oncology, I decided to get a second Postgraduate Degree in Aesthetics focusing on Lymphatic Drainage.

I began to work attending patients in post Cosmetic Surgery doing in-home visits, as the Lymphatic Drainage is essential for recovery and offers faster healing in these cases.

After all these years of experience in Brazil, I moved to London with my family and then became a Lymphatic Drainage therapist, working as a Specialist ever since.

Any emerging industry trends?

By understanding women’ needs throughout all stages of life and wellbeing, I realize that women want besides benefiting from all the benefits of Lymphatic Drainage also want to improve toning, body contouring, and haven't only an improvement in their physical state but also mental, a treatment that is light and effective, providing well-being for the whole body. Thinking of this I developed my own methodology (Ana Trida Therapist Method) that is a mix of health benefits, It improves the body as a whole using a great combination of Manual Lymphatic Drainage techniques that stimulates the Lymphatic System to work better and is intended to eliminate the excess of liquids, toxins, strengthen the immune system, increasing tissue oxygen, improving circulation by specific movements using gentle pressure to reduce fluid retention. After that, starts precise manoeuvres of Modelling Massage, executed firmly and quickly which can reduce cellulitis, regenerate the tissues, relax the muscles, improve the skin appearance, and overall tones the body.

Any industry opportunities or challenges?

Industry opportunities:

Doing Home visits, I realize that clients appreciate the convenience of not having to leave home, not spending time moving to a schedule. I take a Spa to the home of each client, my treatment is performed in the client's own bed in the most comfortable way, intended to offer a unique experience. Even though you have many cozy clinics, the quiet environment of home is still the favorite.

Tell us what the desired future of the business.

Continue to perform my Lymphatic Drainage & Modeling Massage technique and its wonderful results, which has helped many people maintain the proper functioning of the Lymphatic system, balancing fluid retention, getting rid of toxins and maintaining a healthier body.This is my goal, to make more people know and enjoy my job.

Your most difficult moment at the Business.

The biggest challenge I had was restart in another country, having new clients, a new language, a new culture, this is fascinating and challenging at the same time, it made me evolve so much.

How do you motivate others?

The key is to be yourself, to act professionally, always doing your best.

Career advice to those in your industry?

Study, go deeper in what you love, trust yourself and follow your heart.

What do I do best?

Being a mother, I think this is what I strive for everyday when I get up, do my best for them, also after years I spent in Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation gave me all the know-how to develop my therapy. Knowing well the human body and an already weakened Lymphatic system, made me learn a lot over the years.

What makes me the best version of myself?

My courage, determination and resilience, no doubt.

What are my aspirations?

Pessoal: Be with my family with health, fulfilling our dreams.

Business: Is increasingly be able to show my job to the world and continue to help countless people.

My Biggest Success?

My big success firstly is my family ( I have 2 wonderful children and a husband incredible) they support me all the time. Ana Trida Therapist method is my second biggest success, my heart fills with happiness when my clients tell me how many benefits my therapy has brought them and when they felt better after it's my best reward.

My Most Challenging Moment?

I think that's when I decided to leave the hospital after years, and continue to be self employed, new challenges, we never know what we will find ahead.

My Motto?

Live and seek your dreams, believe in yourself.

My Favorite People/Role Models?

Personal, I would have to say that the person who has most greatly inspired me has been my father.He always have a smile on his face no matter how hard he works, he loves everyone, he also taught me how to value things since very early, taught me to love nature and to have courage and persistence, also my husband, Rodrigo Trida inspires me every day, he showed complete faith in my idea, when I decided to leave the hospital and continue my career out of it, he always supports me, he's a big daddy for our kids, a big mate, also does household chores, he knows that his wife is too busy, I owe it all to him.

Business: No doubt, Oprah Winfrey. She had a very difficult life, and turned all her frustration into strength and power.It helped a lot of people, not just women.I think her story amazing.

My Favorite Places/Destinations?

Italy
Brazil
Portugal

My Daily Thoughts: The future is now, never leave for after what you can do today.

Goal of the Day: Do my best

Tip of the Day: Love-Work-Wait-Forgive

A Day in My Life: The birth of my children.

What do you love most about Your City?

The welcoming of people and the smile of Brazilians.

What drink do you need to get through the day and at the end (and how many)?

Water, so much water. The water has a regulatory role in many of our body's functions.The amount of water we consume has a key role a from temperature control to the proper functioning of the circulatory system. Minimum 2 liters a day.