Katarina Linczenyiova

It's inspiring to gain an understanding that we can train our mind to increase performance, mental resilience, social skills and in the same time move towards reducing stigma around mental well-being in our society.

Promoting Mental Well-being

Katarina Linczenyiova is the founder of LIA Institute, Mentor of stress management and mental resilience, Executive coach, Tutor, recognised Keynote speaker, instructor of breathwork and Consultant of corporate well-being.

Katarina addresses the topic of stress as a guest speaker at various international events, to name just a few; TEDx, CEO, CFO, CIO Forums, Executive Summit and many more.  She delivered her services to clients such as Swiss Re, Roche, SEB Bank and others.

She created a curriculum of several educational programs for managers, leaders and public as well as her own method of stress relief (Lincz Method).  She has given lectures in countries in the EU where she is based, but also in Australia and the USA. She gained her education at different institutions including Oxford. 

Katarina is also external tutor working with PWC Academy Slovakia.

She coached clients from different cultures and industries which included: directors of banks, shareholders, athletes, engineers from the energy industry, managers from the automotive industry, amongst others.

In 2021, Katarina was nominated by ‘Social Awards Slovakia’ among 15 most influential personalities in the category Public health. 


Former Sport Career

Katarina is also a former professional athlete in the extreme sport of Freediving.  She reached the depth of eighty-five metres on a single breath of air, which ranked her the third deepest female dive with monofin in the world in 2013. She is still a holder of national records.  She shares her experiences and real story with managing stress and performing ‘out of comfort zone’ during sport events with her clients.  

Katarina is currently studying psychology with a personal interest in Neuroscience.  

Slovak Bar Association published 3 publications of Katarina which address stress and wellbeing of lawyers. Katarina’s story of her own burnout was published in the Forbes book, Nevyhoreni.  Her experiences and tips for stress management are featured in the media like Forbes, RedBull, MarieClaire, Alpha Medical Press and others.

At a young age, Katarina faced painful health difficulties which deeply affected her life. She believes that her choices to lead a more healthy lifestyle combined with a boost in mental fitness which happened during her decade-long sport & meditation practice, have been key elements in turning the direction of her life from nearly being confined to a wheelchair , instead being able to experiencing higher well-being and stronger health.