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BIO - Marina Tonella

Co-founder di 100% AUTHENTIC YOU®
Professional Advanced Counselor AssoCounseling (REG A1877)
Bioenergetics and Gestalt approach with a playful and creative touch.

After a degree in textile and a BA in foreign languages and economics (Esperto Linguistico d’Impresa, Università Cattolica di Milano), she is working from the 2001 in the fashion industry with different roles: from style office management to brand and product marketing.. Facilitating and supervising creative teams, she felt the need to learn more about personal development, starting from herself.

Marina started her personal growth path in 2008, where she met different therapists from family constellations, Enneagram, bioenergetics, Gestalt, art therapy, meditation and mindfulness.
In 2013 she attended a three years master in bioenergetics and Gestalt counseling (SIBiG, Milano): an integrated approach that brings body, mind and emotions together.
Graduated in December 2013 with a thesis on the playful and creative experience in the counseling process.

Today she is bringing together her experience in managing multicultural creative teams, with different seniorities to the counseling approach, which is based on the authentic.
She is approaching soft skills development with creativity, meaning as the fundamental resource for adaptation, focusing on the awakening of the authentic resources.

With the clear mission to bridge young talents to the fashion industry, she is working with the best fashion schools worldwide and with the companies willing to become more people centered and open to change.
In her studio she works with individuals and group sessions.

About us

Marina Tonella:
Co-Founder

Professional Advanced Counselor AssoCounseling
(REG A1877)

Bioenergetics and Gestalt approach with a playful and creative touch.

After a degree in textile and a BA in foreign languages and economics (Esperto Linguistico d’Impresa, Università Cattolica di Milano), she is working from the 2001 in the fashion industry with different roles: from style office management to brand and product marketing. Facilitating and supervising creative teams, she felt the need to learn more about personal development, starting from herself.

Marina started her personal growth path in 2008, where she met different therapists from family constellations, Enneagram, bioenergetics,Gestalt, art therapy, meditation and mindfulness.

In 2013 she attended a three years master in bioenergeticsand Gestalt counseling (SIBiG, Milano): an integrated approach that brings body, mind and emotions together.

Graduated in December 2013 with a thesis on the playful and creative experience in the counseling process.

Today she is bringing together her experience in managing multicultural creative teams, with different seniorities to the counseling approach, which is based on the authentic.

She is approaching soft skills development with creativity, meaning as the fundamental resource for adaptation, focusing on the awakening of the authentic resources.

With the clear mission to bridge young talents to the fashion industry, she is working with the best fashion schoolsworldwide and with the companieswilling to become more people centered and open to change.

In her studio she works with individuals and group sessions.

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MESTIERI LAB – FARM

Our land is completely pests free, all families in the nearest are growing a beautiful organic vegetable garden! It reminds me of my grandfather and his sisters, the farm smells are bringing me back to great memories of true and original taste. Thanks to our neighbor, much more expert than us, we started our veggie [...]

By |Maggio 16th, 2017|Farm|2 Comments

CUSTOMIZING DENIM

The new luxury is having time for ourselves, creating something unique.   Looking for inspiration is the first step. Researching images on good books having a cardamom or a genmaicha tea. Then it's time to define our project: WHAT do I want to make? What do I need? HOW can I make it? Together [...]

By |Marzo 19th, 2017|Products, Product_Textiles, Workshops, Workshops_Textile|0 Comments

CIRCUS Collection Event

October 21st I turend 40! I thought it was the time to celebrate with a big party and launch my first hand crafted home decoration Limited Edition: CIRCUS COLLECTION. From great grandma dowry trunk, antique homespun hemp Italian fabric from 1800s: 25 unique pieces clashed with colorful tassels and military stencil hand painted graphics. Half [...]

By |Novembre 9th, 2016|Products, Product_Textiles|0 Comments

WOOD WOOD WOOD

Talking about HERITAGE, we received a major gift: raw wood boards. So I asked to my friend GIORGIO how to keep them raw whilst clean, I mean we do like raw effect but we wanted to use  the boards as main part of our interior throughout the whole house. First action is SANDING, both [...]

By |Agosto 6th, 2016|Workshops, Workshops_Interior|0 Comments

MY CHAIRS ARE THE SAME COLOR OF SANTA MONICA’S OCEAN

Summer 2015. Whilst renewing our home we took and holiday in California, a land we love for its colors and for the feeling of freedom we can experience. Free to be ourselves. One morning we were sitting on a bench, reading in front of the ocean in Santa Monica. The railing was exactly in tone with [...]

By |Agosto 6th, 2016|Products, Product_Interiors, Workshops, Workshops_Interior|0 Comments

MY HERITAGE

Zia Bianca, Zia Florice, Zia Ventina: are all my grand aunties who did not get married. In addition to that, grannies and their mother's dowries. Since I was I child I love opening the trunks, touching, feeling and smelling those fabrics! I love this graphic and packaging!

By |Agosto 4th, 2016|Products, Product_Textiles|0 Comments

HOME TEXTILE: A ROOTED GIFT!

A PRESENT FOR YOU = MADE WITH HEART + HANDS  When hands and heart are connected creativity is just flowing.   My heritage is my treasure: trunks full of antique homespun made in Italy hemp canvas. It is hard to explain with words what I feel when I touch this material and when I hear [...]

By |Agosto 4th, 2016|Workshops, Workshops_Textile|0 Comments

CREATIVE WORKSHOP: CUSTOMIZATION DENIM

for ISKOOL FINALISTS, July 14th, Villa Corner The first international workshop branded Mestieri-LAB took place during the jury and awarding session of Iskool, a world wide contest that aims to link young designers and marketing managers to the denim industry with an educational content. Thanks to ISKO, I have the honor to manage this major [...]

By |Aprile 27th, 2016|Workshops, Workshops_Textile|0 Comments