Tame Your Brain

About Us

February 4 – 10, 2024

Occidental Papagayo, COSTA RICA


Lisa Marini, author of “The Couple’s Playbook: Relationships Are a Team Sport, Set Yours Up to Win” is a brain-based performance coach in Denver, Colorado, who focuses on human behavior and habits using the perspective of neuroscience. She left a seventeen-year-long career as a lead supervisor for a general contractor, building large, multifamily dwellings to found her private practice in 2017. Lisa graduated from Colorado State University in 2000 and has since gained certifications in many modalities, including Brain Health Coaching, Hypnotherapy, Brainspotting, Neurosculpting®, Neurolinguistic Programming, HeartMath+, and Emotional Freedom Technique.

Lisa supports her clients in making lasting life changes, finding new perspectives, shifting mindsets, and building the life of their dreams.


Certified Hypnotherapist – American Board for Hypnotherapy ABH-NLP, registered in the State of Colorado, CHt

Certified Brainspotting Practitioner

Certified Brain Health Coach – The Amen Clinic, CBHC

Certified Integrative Health Coach – Institute of Integrative Nutrition, INHC

Certified Neurosculpting® Facilitator – Neurosculpting® Institute, CNSF

Certified HeartMath+ Facilitator








Franco and Kay

Deepen your personal awareness and development as you explore intriguing countries throughout the world. We offer you a unique opportunity to learn from internationally prominent speakers and authors as you immerse yourself in fascinating places.


Kay LatchmanSingh

Kay is the main organizer and logistic expert of this retreat. Her background in international trade and finance and her attention to details will ensure that this will be a quality experience for all. She is in communication with everyone who is a part of this program and makes sure that all aspects of this endeavor are synchronized. Kay is also in charge of participant wellness and takes care of everyone from the time they register until they are back home. Kay is the co-owner and vice-president of Global Journeys. She provides a wealth of experience in travel and cultural connections. Kay was born and educated in British Guyana, moved to the U.S. and has traveled and worked with people in many European countries, Russia, Egypt, South Africa, British West Indies, and Central America. Her knowledge and connections with various cultures is a wonderful asset as she works with and teaches a variety of people. Her vision of providing service to those in need and doing so in a celebratory way certainly is a foundation of this retreat.

Franco Marini

Franco Marini is a professor at the Daniels College of Business and works with the University of Denver on several educational experiential projects. He created and operates Global Journeys Inc., a travel-based company providing personal and professional growth through specialized travel offerings. www.globalj.org One of Marini’s strongest attributes is his ability and knowledge of how to empower human development as it impacts the enhancement of individual strenghts and results of an organization. One of his primary focal points is working with the attributes and contributions of individuals and empowering each participant to effectively break through bariers to achieve a level of being their very best. 

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