With a Doctorate in Hydraulics, João started studying Macrobiotics and Eastern Philosophy in 1981, having graduated in 1989 at the Kushi Institute in Kiental, Switzerland. João studied with Michio Kushi, Aveline Kushi, Herman and Cornelia Aihara, among others. Feng Shui pioneer in Portugal, founded in 1997 the National School of Feng Shui, which is today an institution of international reference. Lived in England for nearly three decades, João was the director of One World Health Foundation CIC e responsible for the organization of One World Summer Festival. Today, besides being the director of National School of Feng Shui and president of the Portuguese Association of Feng Shui, João is an executive member of the Feng Shui Society and has recently published The Great Book of the I Ching.