Good news from Athens!
Thank you for the feedback and for your wonderful workshop.
On Sunday we had our national pool championship and I followed your advice. I deconcentrated before and during the countdown. I stopped thinking this was a compétition. I saw it as an adventure. While I was diving I was thinking «let’s find out what I can do, let’s see if I can go a bit further ».
And I did!!
And did a new PB and won and it was a great dive.
Thank you so much!
I wish you all the best and hope to see you again one day somewhere around the world.
Kisses from Athens,
Workshop in Greece 19-20.10.19
Right after my workshop Sailing and Freediving in Greece I had a wonderful opportunity to lead a workshop with OneBreath team organized by my safety buddy from Miele commercial Dimitris Koumoulos.
We had an amazing time practicing de-concentration out of the water and in the water, working on competition anxiety, streitching, breathing and freediving! I enjoyed a lot the company and going deeper in psychology of every participant! Thank you for your questions, curiosity and desire! See you around the world !
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Deep Dance Connection Workshop
Very interestingly one of the other dancers mentioned how our cells react to the environment and other people around us.
That is what the workshop represented to me. Whilst it is great to understand ones own rhythms being a part of a collective consciousness is more powerful.
I learnt to trust, to lead, to follow, to adapt, to not pre empt and to share and ultimately let go.
The connection with others in the room was pivotal to the experience in times where social boundaries are being implemented more than ever, to still embrace consensual human connection is key. Simply holding hands and then looking at ones own reflection without judging or pouting made sense.
My favourite part was the warm up the freeing and releasing before beginning the waltz. It was great to have had a knowledge of many different types of dance, martial arts and diving as it informed the movement and breathing.
Thank you Benny and Marina for an insightful and joyous workshop.
I found myself doing a little morning dance this am and that has not happened since I was kid.
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New! Deep dance connection!
Marina Kazankova psychologist, world champion FreeDiver and Actress is joining forces with Benny Maslov actor, dancer and choreographer in their first workshop together exploring human relationships through dance connection and psychology of your behavioral patterns and reactions.
Connection through dance: tango, disco fox, salsa, bachata, contact improvisation, rock and roll lifts ecc
Psychological Study of your own reactions and emotions, practical dance tips, breathing techniques, sharing
£85 early bird
£95 from 25 June
£105 on the door
Central London venue will be announced shortly
Account name Benny Maslov
SORT CODE 20-47-34
Account number 00048968
Please send us your email address so we can confirm the recipe of your payment
Book your place by contacting us on FB by email of phone:
To learn more about us:
Happy Birthday my favorite place for underwater shooting and my workshops!
Walk around the island. During the seminar in the Andaman Islands
Guinness World Record Attempt for the Longest Underwater Dance (free diving) was made in the deepest pool in the World Y-40!
Wonderful event, Christmas present to the World from the Actress, World Champion Freediver, Guinness Record Holder, Psychologist Marina Kazankova and Freediver, Artist, Designer Dmitrij Malasenko!
Traveling Asinara island (Island of Dokey, Sardinia)
Marina is trying to set another record!
Why do I do 1 Guinness Record a Year?)
Since I was a little kid I love the inner and outside harmony!) My job is an actress, the perfect way to have a huge experience to live different lives and to give feelings and emotions to the audience.
My first play in London with Xameleon Theatre 22-24.11 Canada Water Theater! Come see us!)
Premier of a new movie « Грецкий орешек» with my partner from the movie
Legends of St. Petesburg @artemtkachenko
Back stage!) shooting in Moscow!)
OMURA - The Whale's Bay (official HD video)
11.06-16.06 Workshop of psychological preparation in Rome
The beauty and depth of Mediterranean Sea together with the History of Rome will help us to dive deep inside ourselves, to get free from fears, to feel lightness and harmony in each freedive!)
Workshop in Alps "Enjoy your life"
Freediving Basic Course in French Alps! Chamonix
Your basic course is going in Alps!
How said that you can’t learn to freedive in the mountains? Of course you can!)
Workshop in London
I'm on my way home from Marina Kazankova's workshop on De-concentration attention and I must say that it was a very useful and interesting introduction to the techniques she teaches.
Report of the workshop of psychological preparation for depth in the deepest pool in the world Y-40
10-14.06.17 we had our international workshop in the warmers and safest waters of Y-40. Russia, Italy, Australia, Poland participated in it!) So many PBs (Personal Bests) in only 5 days!
12-13.05.17 Psychological Preparation for Freediving and Competition with World Champion Freediver Marina Kazankova in Dubai
We had 2 beautiful days of different psychological techniques, breathing exercises,
stretching and meditations!) Beautiful company and plenty of pleasant emotions!) Thanks to Apnea Pirates Yuriy Rakhmatullin for the organization! Thank you all for being so receiving and attentive and make in happen in the best way
Stretching for freediving
A mermaid show in Dubai
I'm happy to present you the Trailer of The Mermaids of Arabia Dubai Mall Show!
Must see and maximum repost please!) show to your kids!
23.07-31.07 Workshop in Alps "Enjoy your life!"
With living life in todays fast paced world. We quickly forget to take the time to breathe and look into each others eyes to appreciate and feel the energy of nature within.
The workshop will conduct classes on controlled breathing and focusing techniques to better balance yourself in todays hectic high stress juggling act of work and family life.
Guinness world record video
This morning I woke up happy! Really Happy! And I want to share this happiness with you! I want all of as to open our eyes and to feel how beautiful is to live on this Earth! To hear the birds and the heart singing! To be alive! To dream and to let our dreams come true! To feel protected and curious about surprises that our life prepare for us! Everything that happens to us has it's own reason, that sometimes we can't understand at the beginning! We think why is it happening to me? Why should I suffer? Actually, there is no reason to suffer, no matter what! There is only the reason to be happy and take it easy, like an interesting game! To play with yourself and the world like kids do, to breath and to find your way! Just look for your way to self-realization and happiness and help others! Love!
Workshop of psychological preparation for freediving, sports and competitions.
Each workshop has it's own soul! This one had a very special soul full of love and friendship! Meditations and psychological techniques were so powerful and relaxing made all together. I had an insite during our sound deconcentration. I learn so much from my talented students!
Claire, Ricardo, Hugo, Alexey are all pearls of people with so many talents and it was my greatest pleasure to see how they feel and use the knowledge they've got at the workshop. The final freedive in the ocean close to Miami was so relaxing and happy for each of us! I'll be back to Miami soon for a new workshop! Already missing you!
I wanted to find the signal to stop my dive. The relaxation and de-concentration allowed me to listen to my body during my dive and connect with my signal
Сlaire National Record Holder:
I am never 100% into my dives and i wanted to find a way to be in the moment. The "tumbling-massage" exercise in the pool made me feel like nothing else matters and enjoy the moment. Just like when I was a little kid and playing around in the water. Also learned to see internally and this is really a revelation that i will take in all my dives and in life. Merci!!
It was outstanding course. We were given one-on-one attention. The suggested mediation techniques improved my performance and enjoyment of freediving. I was very satisfied with the course and highly recommend it for any freediver.
Today was the last day of Mermaid/Freediving camp at Key West! We had fantastic time! Get a lot of useful skills! Tried pool freediving with and without monofin, deep diving in the ocean, coral diving, boat driving, underwater games, mermaid yoga and fantastic company! Thank you @Elenannoshi for organization, @christinanovichenko for morning yoga and mermaid classes, @jacksavas for taking care of us, feeding and helping with everything!
All the students did great progress and it was my please to spend time with you!
kids are so natural in the water and they are awesome freedivers! It makes you smile just to see their joy under water! enjoy this video made by Sean Ryan at...
Great party in Hollywood...
Great party in Hollywood to present The Guinness Record Attempt of horizontal dynamic in the ocean of male and female World Champion Freedivers Marina Kazankova and Carlos Coste. Everybody in white to support the athletes.
Marina performed in the pool of W Hotel, freediving in mermaid costume with beauty and grace. Everybody were shoked by the human capacity to hold breath under water.
Welcome to support us and have a unique wonderful underwater party after the attempt in September 10, Bonaire. To prepare yourself for the party you can join freediving course in Bonaire with Carlos Coste http://www.deepseabonaire.com/
and workshops of psychological preparation for freediving, sports and competition with Marina Kazankova
25.06-29.06 Key West (USA)
30.06-2.07 Miami (USA)
7.07-8.07 Munich (Germany)
9.07-10.07 Moscow (Russia)
25.07-29.07 Elba (Italy)
We have still few spots for sponsors.
Camping in Los-Angeles forest
Beautiful family camp with great families! Thank you @IrinaEfremova for organization! We had the best time! 1st time in my life we’ve got a real painting of my workshop! Thanks to our artist @VadimDerkach
Preparazione psicologica all apnea e all competizione
3 day workshop (2 sessions offered) April 2-4 or April 8-10
Freediving in not just sport, It’ s a way of life healthy and happy!
PURPOSE AND DURATION
The purpose of this workshop is to improve performances, to feel the joy of training and to activate personal self-realization.The program has based on deconcentration exercises, relaxation and meditation and will be carried out during dry land sessions and sea sessions.The stage has 5 days duration.
TO WHOM IS DIRECTED
To all freedivers who want to enjoy training and greatly improve their performances. To all people who want to increase proper self-esteem.
-What deconcentration is, when and how it helps;
-Psychological preparation and motivation;
-Exercise for deconcentration;
-Visual deconcentration 3d;
WHERE AND WHEN
Elba Island at KATABASIS Freediving Center – FM 25th TO 29th JULY 2016
Authoress of Marina Kazankova program, Actress of stage and screen in Russia and Italy. Freediving world Champion, Sports Psychology, Freediving Instructor. With her stages and work art Marina inspires people to head towards happiness and to understand better each other and the world, to afford dreams and to have your dreams, to transform obstacles into possibility. To go ahead with the lightness and smile. To know admire and magnificent, to breath and live in harmony.
DAILY PROGRAM INDICATIVE
08:00 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 10:00 Dry session
10:00 – 13:00 Sea session
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Debriefing
The program is subject to variation according to organizational needs and weather conditions
Fm Monday 25th to Friday 29th
€ 500 + € 30 KATABASIS
Package Stage +Hostel + full
Fm Sunday 24th to Saturday
€ 780 + € 30 KATABASIS
Learn to Freedive!
Being much more confident in the water takes skill and determination.
Increasing your breathing capabilities is second to none when you're a waterman!
Dive N' Surf is proud to introduce World Champion Freediver Marina Kazankovaarina Kazankova! Starting this Saturday, she'll be conducting her Underwater Training Courses in our indoor heated pool! These courses are designed to improve one's athletic & personal performance in the water; but more importantly, developing confidence and improving one's safety.
This Course will:
Improve your breathe control, stress response, equalization, static and dynamic (with fins and no fins) techniques and self awareness.
A final exam will be conducted and you'll be receiving a certification of completion.
Space is very limited and early registration is highly recommended.
Please note that one should have comfortable clothes for breathing exercises and stretching, bathing suit , mask, fins.
Only 2 more weeks to sign up for this amazing workshop!
Get your spot reserved for April 2-4 or April 8-10. 3 days of breathing exercises, relaxation techniques and other methods to greatly improve your sports results... apply it to freediving, spearfishing, all sports and everyday life! Call Kona Freedivers at 808-324-4668 to sign up, spots are going quickly!
Just finished our work shop "Freediving for South High Surf Team" with fantastic results! Guys doubbled their time of breath hold and feel really safe in the ocean!
Great job everybody! I loved train you! Welcome to the Freediving Basic Course starting 03.26; 03.27 at Diven'Surf!
Learn to freedive for surf teams!
2nd day of workshop with South High school surf team at DiveN'Surf!
How to be safe under big waves!
Great job guys!
Doubled their time of breath hold already!
Thank you Greg Browning, Body glove & DiveNsurf
National Geographic's event!
My dear Friends!)
I'm happy to invite you to the presentation of our new tv show for National Geographic "The Greatest Reef. Freediver's Quest", to discover together unbelievable beauty of the ocean and it's creatures and to share love for freediving and our beautiful planet!
When: January 12, 2016 7pm-9pm.
Where: 2nd Half Sports Grill
516 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
I'll be so glad to see you on this event!)
Merry Christmas my dear friends!)
Merry Christmas my dear friends!) I wish you to be healthy and happy, to have the heart full of Love, to share your best emotions with the Universe, to feel that all fears and dark thoughts fly away and the dreams come true!
With all my Love!)
Hi guys!) Christmas surprise!)
I'm organizing freediving basic course to start from 01.12 every Tuesday for 6 weeks 5-8pm, only 5 people for the course! The pool in Culver city. 1 hour theory, 1 hour breathing techniques, 1 hour pool training every session. With final exam and certification. Contact me if you are interested!) I'd love to share all my best experience with you!)
The Greatest reef. freediver's quest.
We are shooting a wonderful tv program about the beauty of the reef for National Geographic! Thank you Greg Grainger for creating this tv show and finding the best crew!
It's the first day on the pontoon! A platform in the middle of the ocean where we are going to spend 5 days. Beautiful experience of underwater flight in the horizontal ocean waterfall!) with the low tight the water goes down, but the coral traps it and there are only tiny channels where it can pass down, and this channels become waterfalls that you can dive from the top to the bottom in a very high speed flying over the corals with small fishes that are having fun with this roller coast too!))) Freedom, ocean, speed, happiness, harmony!)
After the sunset full moon appeared and 2 Giant Groopers more than 2 meters each came to the pontoon! I swam with them and felt a big respect and desire to keep distance with these enormous fishes.
21-22 november, 7-8 december in Australia!
21-22 november, 7-8 december
WORKSHOP OF PSYCHOLOGICAL PREPARATION FOR FREEDIVING AND COMPETITION
The dry and underwater training exercises based on DE concentration,relaxation and meditation helps to feel the pleasure from training and life, improving sports results, increasing self-esteem and activating the personal self. Who is it for the stage? Freedivers, who want to train with pleasure and greatly improve sports results through total control of their sports performance. To have more contact with themselves and to evoid blackouts.
Divers, who want to feel more secure and safer underwater. Ordinary people who want to increase their self-esteem. Author of the program Marina Kazankova, actress of film and theatre in Russia and Italy. World champion of freediving, sports psychologist, freedive instructor. With her workshops and artwork Marina inspires people to head towards happiness, love, understanding of themselves, others and the world. Afford to dream and their dreams come true. Transform obstacles into opportunities. Go ahead with the lightness and smile. Knowing admire and wonder, breathe and live in harmony.
What DE concentration is, why and when you need it, how it helps us? Psychological preparation, motivation. Anxious before the competitions, how to transform it in energy?) Preparatory exercises for DE concentration. Visual DE concentration Visual 3d DE concentration Audio DE concentration Somatic DE concentration
Report on Dubai's workshop 3-4.03.2015
This workshop will teach dry and underwater training exercises, which will improve atheletic and personal performance through relaxation and achieving a meditative state.
Great for freedivers, scuba divers, swimmers, athletes, or anyone who wants to learn relaxation techniques, feel more comfortable in the water and improve personal awareness.
The author of the program, Marina Kazankova, is a world champion freediver, sports psychologist and
Schedule for each day:
1 hour of theory
1-1.5 hour of practice out of the water
1-1.5 hour of breathing exercises in the pool
1 hour of debriefing
What to bring:
Yoga or exercise mat (optional)
Mask and fins
Bottle of water
Price: $140USD (plus a little for lane hire) per person, exact pricing to follow.
Course is expected to run from approx 16:00 to 20:00 Monday and Tuesday.
Feed back for underwater training 3-4.10.15
"The 2-day seminar with Marina was incredible. After learning a few great relaxation techniques I was able to hold my breath for over 3 minutes in static apnea. And it was very effortless, without having any contractions or discomfort. I never thought it would be possible after such a short training! Marinochka, thank you for opening a whole new world of possibilities to us!"
It opened my mind more to the benefits of meditation in general. That aspect of it was great and I enjoyed it. You are very patient and your calm/relaxed attitude was suited perfectly for what we did.
Underwater training workshop!
2 days, 4-5 hours each day
Laguna Niguel, California – October 24 (Saturday) and Oktober 31 (Saturday), 11:30am - 4:30pm (light lunch provided)
This workshop will feature dry and underwater training exercises, which will improve your athletic and personal performance through relaxation and achieving a meditative state.
Great for scuba divers, swimmers, athletes, or anyone who wants to learn relaxation techniques, feel more comfortable in the water and improve personal awareness.
The author of the program, Marina Kazankova, is a world champion freediver, sports psychologist and freediving instructor.
Schedule for each day:
1 hour of theory and light lunch
1-1.5 hour of practice out of the water
1-1.5 hour of breathing exercises in the pool
1 hour of debriefing
What to bring:
Swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen
Yoga or exercise mat (optional)
Mask and fins
Bottle of water
Price: $140 per person
The mood after the seminar
1st day of workshop of psychological preparation for immersion.
I'm really happy to have the possibility to share my loved techniques with my loved persons in my loved city)
Freedive Paradise is pleased to announce that one of Russia's top competitors, Marina Kazankova, will be joining us for the competition in August! Marina is an Italian/Russian actress, freediving world champion and instructor, and sports psychologist. At the Caribbean Cup Freediving Competition last month Kurt and Mandy took advantage of the opportunity to join Marina's workshop on psychological preparation for freediving and competition. Since Marina is now based in LA to pursue acting, we convinced her to make the short hop over to Hawai'i to share her knowledge with the rest of the dive community here!
Opportunities to learn about psychological elements of freediving such as meditation and yoga are almost nonexistent in Hawai'i. I became especially interested in this aspect of freediving on hearing of Natalia Molchanova's 'deconcentration' techniques (http://molchanova.ru/en/article/attention-deconcentration-freediving), which is apparently utilized by many of the top Russian athletes. This is one of several valuable topics Marina addresses in her workshop!
Marina's impressive performances in recent competitions demonstrate her prowess at managing the mind in competitive circumstances. But now she is carrying her enlightenment to her performances in a different arena, as that of an actress in Hollywood. Here she is performing the longest breath-hold ever in a music video! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev-bR9ii7Gs)
Marina will be offering her workshop in Kona August 18 - 20, the days preceding the competition, so that competitors may practice and take advantage of their newfound mental techniques during the comp. But her workshop will be open to non-competitors as well! Please send us or Marina a message to request her workshop outline, and to otherwise ask any questions or reserve your spot!
Highly Suspect - Lydia
New electric car!))))
Today I've did the longest in the world underwater music video in one tape 4.02! Had a great time with a great crew!)
Will be ready in a couple of weeks!)
Do you Feel the Words you Want Others to Hear?
Authenticity is the key to connection. You must know how to use your voice to communicate your intention. In order to align your intention with your speech, you have to know how to breathe. Your breath is the foundation of your message.
Kelly Carranza (The Speech Trainer) is proud to introduce world-renowned free-diver Marina Kazankova to the team. An expert at breath control, she provides a student-centered, engaging and intimate workshop to those who are prepared to explore the power of breathing. We call the workshop Breath Power. We meet every Friday, 12:00 - 2:00pm under the clock at the pier on Manhattan Beach.
Here's what some of last week's participants had to say about the workshop:
"Thank you for sharing these powerful and simple techniques for cleansing, connecting, and strengthening all parts of the breath cycle!"
"I feel more alive with greater awareness of my own body's capacity. Thank you for such an interesting and powerful workshop!"
Please join us this Friday to explore your potential as a public speaker and to expertly configure your voice for what you want to express.
1st Marina's workshop at Manhattan beach
Today was the 1st day of our The Breath Power Workshop!)
It was awesome, great job girls!)
We'll meet next Friday at Manhattan Pier. Welcome
Marina, you are such a delight to work with! To think we all have to re-learn how to breath to be present and connected! So, grateful for your presence.
Michaela von Schweinitz
The Breath Power Workshop was wonderful! So much learning, clarity and cleansing.
I felt a difference and really appreciated the patience and one on one personal help to make sure i understood... Thank u!
A must for anyone who breathes. We learn to breathe better, feel more fully & truly.
I feel more alive with greater awareness of my own body"s capacity. Thank you for such an interesting and powerful workshop. I am excited to try breathing slower and deeper while swimming, and try some short diving.
Today has given me the tools I need to control my breathing properly - it is up to me to now go away and practice what I have learned and be disciplined about the way I breath - thank you so much - a lovely session.
Thank you for sharing these powerful and simple techniques for cleansing, connecting, and strengthening all parts of the breath cycle!
This is awesome! Just hay first class, really loved the exercises i truly feel its going to make a big difference in my public speaking faster than ever hoped for! Lpved the setting and
Marinas teaching :) I'll try not to miss a single class
Every Friday, 12 - 2 pm, Manhattan Beach Pier
Mai 23 & 24