Workshop Offerings

Marina Chertkov

Restorative with elements of Chi Nei Tsang

 This workshop is about 

A BODY RESTORATION EFFECT better than 8 hours of deep sleep!

In this workshop we will explore:

  • Passive yoga poses supported by bolsters, blankets, pillows and other props to create space for quieting of an agitated mind. 
  • Gentle hands on adjustments with application of energy healing techniques based on elements of Chi Nei Tsang 

Essential oils, and other tools to further promote a sense of complete relaxation, allow participants to enter a state of deep meditation. ​​


Healthy Midlife Crisis

These workshop series are about

In our 40s-60s we have to deal with a range of issues: relationship challenges or losses, health concerns, aging parents, children moving out (or in!) financial hardship, retirement concerns, the list goes on...
In this workshop we will explore the ways to turn a crisis into an opportunity for personal growth by:

  • looking at the ways how to deal with midlife stress
  • exploring old patterns to be let go and finding new meanings in life
  • working on a plan for a step by step transition

Women, men and couples are welcome! 

Introduction to Meditation

"I close my eyes in order to see." —Paul Gauguinour 

MEDITATION is a state of consciousness, when the body and the mind are relaxed, but attention, awareness is fresh and crispy.

In this workshop we will explore:

  • What is meditation and what it is NOT about
  • Where meditation fits in the 8 limb path outlined in Yoga Sutras by Patanjali
  • Types of meditation
  • Meditation techniques better suitable for a modern “wired” and multitasking person
  • Prerequisites for meditation practice: concentration and interruption of the internal dialogue
  • Obstacles to meditation
  • We will EXPERIENCE and EXPERIMENT with it!


Introduction to Energy Anatomy

This workshop is designed to 

Deepen understanding and EXPERIENCE the anatomy of the HUMAN ENERGY STRUCTURE 

Information is based on scientific facts as well as information compiled from ancient sources, such as the Vedas, The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine, the knowledge of Pranic Chakra and Nadi system of Yoga as well as the Oriental Medicine depiction of Chi and Energy Meridians.
We will discuss, what is/are:

  • Energy
  • Energetic and magnetic fields
  • Human ENERGY BODY and how it maps to human ANATOMY
  • Microcosm and how universal energy is interpreted by our body into its various biological systems
  • 7 chakras and their characteristics
  • Kundalini
  • Major energy channels and acupressure points
  • Energy transformation and enlightenment

We will use pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, imagery, and movement to explore and experience this unseen world.

Beginners, practitioners and teachers are welcome!

The Seasons of a Woman                                    

These workshop series are about


We are all prone to cycles affecting our body whether it is hormonally, emotionally, geographically, mentally, or spiritually. These shifts can create challenging symptoms such as low self confidence, fatigue, changes in health and appearance, and mental un-wellness. Each session will offer a loving tune-up for every goddess in every physical body with focus on different topics.

Workshops include:

  • Special breathing and meditation techniques
  • Yin asana practice
  • Energy exercises increasing the agility and sensitivity of a female reproductive system
  • Energy harmonizing adjustments in a form of a soft touch
  • Handouts are distributed after each session in electronic format.

              WOMEN of ALL shapes, levels and ages of beauty are WELCOME!