Hi, I'm Irina

I'm a somatic therapist and intimacy coach. Born and raised in the Netherlands (and now living in Berlin), I’ve spent more than two decades traveling the world and developing a wealth of knowledge and experience.

My focus is on self-healing, understanding how past abuse and trauma affect our present, addressing medical challenges, exercising boundaries in life and work, reconnecting with core aspects of yourself, and supporting people as they build stronger, more intimate connections.



What I do

With a focus on self-love, authenticity, resilience and self-care, I have connected insights from my experiences with lessons on somatic therapies, sexuality and sensuality, the female body and its cycles, nutrition, yoga and Ayurveda. I’ve had firsthand experience with the importance of making taking care of yourself a top priority, and I strive to live what I teach. 

By tuning into what is needed in that specific moment and building on a variety of experiences - ranging from working in Bali to studying Ayurvedic herbal remedies in India to exploring intimacy and relationships with the Somatica Method and Pantarei Approach - I like to support and empower each individual to live a life that’s full of passion, love and abundance.

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Why I do it

From an early age, I would naturally find myself diving into themes such as self-care, self-love and authenticity.
Decades later - and building on personal experiences with a stressful childhood, serious health problems and the deaths of my parents and other loved ones - I’ve sifted through, played with, studied and made those themes my own.

I do not aim to "fix" people - because I don’t believe people are broken. We all have our own history that shapes us; not every negative can be turned into a positive, and that's OK.
Darkness and struggles are a part of life, and my focus is on making sure you feel understood, showing you compassion, and sharing tools and techniques that you can use to help you realize that you can trust yourself, that you can experience joy and enjoyment in life.

What I've studied


The Somatica Method

Sexuality, intimacy and relationship coaching that involves vulnerability (being human), mindfulness and compassion


The Pantarei Approach

A somatic bodywork-based approach that empowers personal transformation through empathy, touch and verbal communication



A natural system of medicine that encourages lifestyle interventions and natural therapies to return to balance between the body, mind, spirit and environment



A group of physical, mental and spiritual practices that can be used to support both the body and the mind



A collection of teachings (including herbalism and plant-based approaches) that examine how what we eat can impact how we feel



A philosophy that all is sacred, without distinction between the conventionally pure and impure, the self and the divine

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Irina emits a healing energy that just feels good to be with. Each time we've met, I've relaxed into her presence, openness, authenticity and ability to offer support. She has helped me gain the perspective I needed to be more compassionate and gentle with myself. If you're ready to do the hard work of personal growth, I'd highly recommend partnering with Irina.

- April

I would love to connect with you.

If you'd like to ask me something or learn more about me and my work, I'm just a message away.

Whether you're feeling stuck or like there's too much movement in your life, I’m here to encourage you to learn to lead with your heart.

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