Alvaro was born in Lisbon, Portugal where he studied Parapsychology at the " Instituto Latino Americano de Parapsicologia de Lisboa". While still living in Portugal he also did research into the fields of Anthropology, Symbology and Kabala. In 1996 he met professor Slim Spurling in California and started his studies in Geobiology, the studies of the energy lines of the Planet, and Geomancy, the ancient art of detection of these lines. Alvaro was part of the team that did the Geopathic Cleansing of the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1998. About that same year he started to work with sound wave energy and resonance energy fields and the possible applications and use to help balance the human energy fields. With Pranic Healing, Alvaro found finally a tool capable to effectively change and improve the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual condition of the human body. As an Associate Certified Pranic Healer he has a private practice in Encinitas and has dedicated his life to the work of his spiritual teacher Grand Master Choa Kok Sui, the founder of Pranic Healing and Arhatic Yoga. He continues his research to fully unfold the all the potential of this healing art. Alvaro is fluent in English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish.