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3-Month Course

Our Next Course Starts February 2021


What is  

Woman’s Compass Forum?

360 degrees of Personal Finance, Legal and Self-Care expertise to

point you where you need to go. 

This Course is for you if:

•You want to go beyond quick fixes and build a sustainable, integrated 360-degree life infrastructure;

•You want control of your finances; 

•You want clarity on how much you need for retirement … and how to get it;

•You want a clear understanding of your personal and shared financial holdings;

•You want to understand your legal exposure, and ways to protect yourself and the people you love;

•You want financial and legal tools to help manage life transitions; 

•You want to sleep better and have more energy;

•You want to manage anxiety when you feel overwhelmed;

•You want to learn the basics of better nutrition for you and your family;

•You want to nourish your mind, body and spirit .. and stop sabotaging your own wellbeing

•You want to be a part of a supportive community of women, who like you, desire to be more informed, educated, and empowered in your self-care decisions.


During the course of three months, you will receive:

  • 4 Live Webinars PER month: Personal Finance, Legal and Self Care

  • A weekly email with to-do lists, templates and check-ins

  • Built-in accountability

Nearly 100 women from all over the US and 3 countries have taken The Woman’s Compass Forum!


If you are ready to learn from Experts about creating a plan around your Personal Finance, Movement/Nutrition and Legal areas, that WORKS - then you’ve come to the right place. Led by Galia Gichon, Margie Jacobson and Michelle Didner (BIOS below). 

"I absolutely LOVED your entire seminar. Wow, what an enormous amount of helpful information that made me feel much more empowered & motivated to get back in the driver’s seat."

-Lydia, CT

"Well… a very inspiring workshop to say the least! Well presented!! Thanks to all 3 of you for some very helpful info. I feel very empowered! Deep exhales girls!" 

-Sarah, CT

"The workshop was FABULOUS. Thank you so very much!! Looking forward to my “adulting"'

-Katy, CT

$395 for the 3-month course!

You can’t afford not to participate!

Starts February 2021.

Yoga by the Ocean

Join us for a 3-month program that promises accountability, valuable lessons, and live workshops (which you can listen to over and over).  Plus we offer a community of people just like you that want to see results in spending smarter, saving for retirement, protecting their assets and family, and eating healthy.

Woman’s Compass Forum Includes:


Starts September 2020


  • 9/8/20 Webinar 1 - Understand your snapshot and spending plan

  • 9/15/20 Webinar 2 - Get real about your health and self-care goals

  • 9/22/20 Webinar 3 - Collect all relevant financial and legal documents

  • 9/29/20 Webinar 4 - Q&A


October 2020

Month 2 - PLANT

  • 10/6/20 Webinar 1 - Create your ideal retirement

  • 10/13/20 Webinar 2 - Design a nutrition, exercise and self-care program

  • 10/20/20 Webinar 3 - Fill in your “legal holes,” and get additional tools 

  • 10/27/20 Webinar 4 - Q&A


November 2020

Month 3 - BLOOM 

  • 11/3/20 Webinar 1 - Secure investments for every level

  • 11/10/20 Webinar 2 - Feel the glow, your plan in action

  • 11/17/20 Webinar 3 - Ground your infrastructure in place and prepare for life event

  • 11/24/20 Webinar 4 - Q&A


* All webinars will be LIVE and RECORDED.

Only $395 for the 3-month course

Starts February 2021

Women Colleagues


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Galia Gichon is an independent personal financial expert with more than 20 years in financial services, including nearly 10 years on Wall Street and an MBA in Finance. Her career has spanned corporate bond research analyst, personal finance expert, angel investor, entrepreneur advisor, and author.  As an angel investor and advisor, she has worked with Next Wave Impact, Her Corner, Pipeline Angels, Astia, Topstone Angels, and Refinery CT. She is also the Founder of Down to Earth Finance, independent personal finance education. She has been teaching at Barnard College’s Athena Center for Leadership for more than 10 years. She has been widely quoted in The New York Times, NBC, CNN, Real Simple and more. Previously, she worked at Bear Stearns and Nomura Securities.  Galia is also the author of “My Money Matters” which was featured on TODAY SHOW. She can be reached at, and @SimplyMoney.

Margie Jacobson is an attorney, certified mediator, and nonprofit leader with nearly two decades of experience. Her legal experience spans a variety of diverse settings, including an AM Law 100 law firm, an entrepreneurial start-up, and Fortune 100 companies including The Coca-Company Company. She was most recently of counsel to a boutique law firm advocating for students' rights from birth through post-secondary education. Margie serves on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations on the local, state, and national level, providing leadership in the areas of education, civil rights, women's rights, disability rights, and the arts. She holds a BA in English from Brandeis University and a JD from the Boston University School of Law, as well as Mediation skills certification from Quinnipiac University School of Law's Center on Dispute Resolution, and certification as a Holistic Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Margie on LinkedIn

Michelle Didner found healing in yoga as a new mother struggling with a health crisis. After completing her RTY 200 training with Saraswati’s Yoga Joint in Norwalk, CT, she lived in Argentina and Switzerland where she taught yoga and meditation to an international community. During that time, she began to explore a deeper understanding of nutrition and health, and complete certification as a Holistic Health Coach with Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC. She continued her studies in yoga, anatomy and mind/body awareness. Michelle holds a BA in English from Boston College. Michelle currently teaches yoga and workshops in meditation, anxiety management, and nutrition, as well as extended retreats in wellness and self-care. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree of Science in Human Nutrition at the University of Bridgeport and has a passion for empowering women to take charge of their own happiness, health and well being. She is a founding contributing instructor for My Victory Wellness- online live and on-demand exercise classes for cancer patients, survivors, and their supporters.

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