I coach women in the areas of chronic stress & burnout, overcoming fatigue, and sustainable career advancement. I believe that you deserve to love your life & that your job should not come at the expense of your wellbeing!
Corporate Workshops Delivered
Coaching + Wellness Certifications
Holistic Wellness & Mindset Coaching
You Deserve to Love Your Life
If you're ready to lower stress, have more energy and regain your sense of self-worth, book your free Clarity Call below!
I work with professional women & entrepreneurs in the areas of chronic stress & burnout, overcoming fatigue, and sustainable career advancement. I believe that you deserve to love your life & that your job should not come at the expense of your wellbeing.
As a Wellness & Mindset Coach for women I help you break through that little voice that tells you you’re not worth it and support you in creating self-care that actually helps you heal from, instead of just cope, with stress.
Over the past 5 years I’ve coached over 400 people in overcoming chronic stress and creating fulfilling careers they love using tools like breathwork, mindfulness and mind-body health practices.
Before coaching I spent 7 years as an HR consultant and program manager. I loved my companies, the teams I worked with, and the pace of life but - unfortunately - I burned out.
It took me a long time to realize that the symptoms I was living with for years were NOT normal - fatigue, brain fog, low libido, bad sleep, frequent anxiety and rumination, and hormonal problems to name just a few.
I thought this is what came with the territory of being a successful and multi-passionate New Yorker.
It wasn’t until I discovered yoga, meditation, breathwork and other mind-body health practices - that over time helped me bring down my daily stress level - that I realized how much better I can feel. This ultimately lead me to give up my 6 figure salary to focus on things I realized were most important - my health, freedom, travel and finding my real calling in life.
Today I get to work 1:1 and with corporate teams - helping other women feel less stress, have more confidence, and make more money in the long run. I'm guessing you’re here because you’re ready to focus on meaningful self care (in mind, body and emotions) and own your self-worth at work.
I hope my journey serves as a reminder that you get to be calm, centered and magnetic - and you deserve to live a life that you love!
Scroll below to learn more, book your Clarity Call + find some no-cost resources to support you on your journey & become familiar with my coaching style.
I support you by combining years in personal development programs, mind-body health certifications, mental health coaching, and relevant corporate background and graduate degree in Human Resources to bring a wellness first approach to your career.
Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach
Certified 200hr RYT - Registered Yoga & Meditation Teacher
Certified Personal Trainer
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Training
Breathwork Fundamentals Training
Neurolinguistic Practitioner (NLP) Training
Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (M.H.R.I.R.)
e-Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University
Director of HR for Startups
Former Consultant to Fortune 500 HR Teams
1.5 years as an Integration Coach in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy (working alongside prescribing nurse practitioners / psychiatrists)
15 different personal development & meditation programs and retreats attended
-- A range of coaching options for any budget --
1:1 Coaching is the most personalized option to help you achieve your goals. We work together for a period of 3 months to help you work on all 3 pillars: physical, mental and emotional health. Along the way you're provided with live calls, messaging support, accountability, worksheets, and access to my online courses so you can consistently move your progress forward.
Example topics covered: burnout recovery, adrenal fatigue, overcoming chronic stress, healing from depression and anxiety (with lifestyle tools combined with my background in mental health), discovering your calling, advocating for a raise or a promotion at work, finding a meaningful career
Ready for coaching? Book your 45 minute intro call below. (Please note: this introductory call is only for women ready to invest in themselves. If you are still in the exploratory stage, please book your intro Coffee Chat first on my Contact page!). Accessibility is important to me so if cost is a concern, I provide payment plan options & several tiers of support.
'Women Who Breathe' Events
I host virtual Women's Wellness Circles once per month, every month.
We connect around a specific monthly topic (e.g. cultivating trust, exploring personal power, forgiveness), have space to journal & share, and I guide a 45 minute Releasing Breathwork session designed to be an introduction to somatic therapy.
If you are looking for a supportive community of like-minded women, and new tools to support your wellness - this space was created for you!
My 3 current online courses offered are:
Desk Yoga (coming soon)
Navigating Emotions with Grace (coming soon)
Courses are the most accessible option to get familiar with the wellness & stress relief tools we will dive deep on during 1:1 coaching.
View my list of topics for 22 different workshops & wellness sessions for corporate teams below. Sessions range from Positive Psychology, Stress Relief Tips, Breathwork for Busy Professionals & much more!
Whether it's a company-wide virtual wellness retreat, leadership conference, or team wellness Friday, I look forward to delivering impactful content to make a difference in your team's wellbeing.
Upcoming Breathwork Workshop & Women's Circle
Breathwork, Stress Relief & Nervous System Regulation
Virtual - Zoom
Our next community workshop & circle date is Tuesday, September 12th! I'll be teaching a 1 hour workshop on breathwork for stress relief (that you can use at any point in the day when you're feeling stressed) and a 1 hour long Releasing Breathwork session.
Download the "Free From Stress" Workbook
The workbook is your best friend when stressful times happen. You'll learn some important things about why stress happens & the journaling will help untangle the knot of emotions you might be feeling about any current challenges.
Carve out an hour over the weekend, put pen to paper and go through the journaling prompts in the book to come up with tangible actions steps you can take to reduce your stress.
You can print it out or use your own journal!
Helpful Journaling Prompts
Unwinding the Mind from Stress
Understanding Why Stress Happens
Guided Meditation for Cultivating Self-Worth
Feeling stuck in your job or relationships? Going through a challenging time?
Try this guided meditation to ground in your innate self-worth & feel more at home with yourself
Instagram Live Talks
Podcasts I've Been Featured On
- Check out some of the top podcast episodes where I've been featured as a guest -
Interview on the Talk Healing To Me Podcast
Interview on the Healing Ground Movement Podcast
Interview on the Root of Power Podcast
- Learn about my approach to coaching & wellness tools.
You'll find topics such as Breathwork, Somatic Therapy, and Mindset tools for landing a leadership role! -
In this blog I explain how somatic therapy and mind-body health practices are different from mindfulness & mindset tools.
In this blog I explain what Impostor Syndrome is, the different ways you may be feeling in relation to your career, and how to begin to overcome them to feel more confident and empowered to take action & become the leader you want to be!
In this blog I explain how breathwork can be a powerful tool in healing from stress, trauma, or other heavy emotions by tapping into the wisdom of the body.
In this blog I explain why Solution Focused Coaching is different than traditional talk therapy & how it leaves clients empowered and ready to create major changes in life.
Hear what others are saying about coaching & live workshops!
"Marina is incredible! My workplace had the pleasure of holding a virtual Stress and Resilience workshop led by her where she was wonderfully professional, personal, and thoughtful. Working from home can be tense and distracting for many of us, and it is evident that Marina thoroughly prepared for an informative and relaxing session. It was insightful listening to the scientific and physiological responses our bodies and mind have to situations, and how to equip ourselves with tools to have a healthier workplace and wellbeing. I am so glad to have been recommended to Marina and Sum of All Positive, and I highly recommend her to others! Thank you Marina!"
Mimi M., NetSuite
"High quality business workshops & events rely on engaging, skilled & knowledgeable speakers & experts. Marina delivers on all 3 points. Her workshop on Recognizing Stress & Building Resilience to our women in business community, SheConnects, was powerful, insightful and above all practical. All the women attending left with new awareness of their own experiences of stress and concrete actions & strategies to make it better. Her expertise & her compassion are clear. She's a joy to work with."
Rebecca M., SheConnects
"Marina has a contagious positive energy and working with her has been impactful. She has a wealth of knowledge on so different many accepts of wellness from spiritual to physical health. I had been a fan of her work on Instagram and I sought her coaching during a period of many transitions in my life. During our sessions, I felt relaxed and soothed because Marina has such a calm, caring presence. I loved how she focused more on the present moment and what actionable items we can do now. After the sessions with Marina, I felt optimistic and excited to try out some techniques she introduced me to. The biggest gift Marina has given me was a reminder that we have control over our own lives and there are so many tools and techniques to live life with positivity and ease."
Diana J., Clean Beauty Brand Founder
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I'm fully remote, mostly based around Central & South America