Marina is founder and owner of the Back to La Tierra natural retreat in Mijas, Malaga, Spain. Wellbeing and social change is a life long fascination and her book Kunt u mij de weg naar eudaimonia vertellen? (in Dutch) is a collection of her observations and contemplations to help understand what constitutes soul-ful living. She writes a regular blog for the Back to la Tierra friends. Her yoga practise helps to keep things in perspective, she leads small group sessions at Back to La Tierra.
She shares her life and dreams with her artist partner Paul. They have two young adult children, Tessa and Sebastian, who have recently left the nest and are discovering the world and themselves.
Born (1967) in the Netherlands, she grew up trilingual and spent most of her life in Malaga, Spain.