About us

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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TWO DAYS WORKSHOP

100% AUTHENTIC YOU™ is a soft skills development workshop, designed to support young talents in their creative process and beyond. An experience to help new generations in being authentic, responsible and aware. Being a designer today is quite challenging, and I strongly believe both emerging talents and experienced ones need a support for their personal [...]

By |Dicembre 7th, 2018|Personal Growth, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CREATIVITY BOOSTER: 100% AUTHENTIC YOU™

The first full day 100% AUTHENTIC YOU™ workshop took place in May 12, surrounded by the nature, in our place. This LAB has been structured in #4 phases. They can all be explored more in depth and we are available to design bespoken workshops. We started at 10 am with registrations, welcoming our international [...]

By |Maggio 30th, 2018|Personal Growth|0 Comments

100% AUTHENTIC YOU™: SOFT SKILLS & DENIM INDUSTRY

Being a designer today is quite challenging, and I strongly believe emerging talents need a support for their personal growth. The market is full of products and the competition is extremely high. Is it enough to be good at concept design? Either good at sketching? Merchandising a collection? Rather than being a perfect developer? What [...]

By |Marzo 26th, 2018|Personal Growth, Workshops|0 Comments

100% AUTHENTIC YOU™ for CREATIVE SCHOOLS

“ a creative experience supporting the true you ” An educational program dedicated to BA and MA where CREATIVITY is key. After more than 15 years working in the fashion industry with creative people, talent scouting and interviewing young talents, I feel ready to contribute to the training of the designers. I would like to [...]

By |Gennaio 24th, 2018|Personal Growth, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wear Your Words Proudly on Your Skin

July 12, Milano, BASE: ISKO I-Skool 4th edition Mestieri-LAB together with ISKO for a new WORKSHOP mixing Denim, Words and Creativity. LAB's Jurors: Ella Grace Denton, Verena Erin, Simone Guidarelli The President of the Design Award: Adriano Goldschmied, Denim Godfather . Participants: 20 Designers coming from 16 different Schools all over the world. Europe:  IUAV (Venice), POLIMODA (Florence), NABA (Milan), AMD (Düsseldorf, Germany), UAL (Chelsea, UK), AALTO (Helsinki, Finland), AMFI (Amsterdam, Holland), [...]

By |Luglio 30th, 2017|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