Since 2009, Marriage Masala has been conducted in cities all over India, participated by over 400 couples.

About Marriage Masala

Every marriage can do with a booster shot. Marriage Masala is a fun, full day workshop where you learnabout each other interactively through games, discussions, videos and sound teaching.

Key learnings

From this one-day workshop, you will learn

  • • Men’s needs & Women’s needs
  • • What is love?
  • • Trust and respect
  • • Communication
  • • Conflict resolution
  • • Sex and Romance
  • • Relating with in-laws

Feedback from Participants

How did the workshop impact the participants? Here’s some feedback gathered over the years.

  • • Understanding the differences between men and women.
  • • Learning about men’s needs.
  • • Listening skills.
  • • Getting rid of anger.
  • • How to love my wife.
  • • That I must forgive.
  • • Change my attitude when we have a conflict from being a warrior to a builder.
  • • Learning to relate with my in laws with clarity and love.
  • • The open, frank talk on sex and romance.
  • • Understand our languages of love.
  • • How to resolve conflicts.
  • • The importance of and how to communicate.
  • • Physical touch and how to express affection.
  • • Good governmental order in the family.
  • • Be more expressive with my verbal appreciation.

The session on romance taught us new insights about the difference between the mind of men and that of women. If only we knew earlier about the difference in thinking our love life would have been so different.

Mathew & Anita, Mangalore

Upcoming Session


12th March 2016 (Saturday)


09.30am — 5.30pm


Morello Hall, 6th Floor, (Separate direct lift) Holy Family Hospital, Off Hill Road, Bandra West Mumbai 400050


Rs1200 per couple. (Will cover a full lunch and 2 teas with snacks and spiral bound course material)

In association with Mumbai Transformation Network (MTN)


Lydia at 9004232506



30 couples on a first come first served basis.

Payment cash or cheques to be made
in the name of Lifeline India
Direct transfer details:
Name: Lifeline India
Bank: Syndicate Bank
Branch: 16th road, Bandra (w), Mumbai
Account number: 50732010032000
IFSC: SYNB0005073

Important: that you come on time as the start of the workshop is a key to what follows in the day. Children: No child minding facilities. To get maximum out of the session it is advisable that you make arrangements at home for your child/children to be taken care off.


Since 2009, Marriage Masala has been conducted in cities all over India, participated by over 400 couples. Here’s what they have to say:

How to fight right! How to complete each other rather than compete with each other! Conflict resolution taught me something about my wrong reactions. Marriage Masala was an eye opener!

Raj and Blessy Velpulla, Mumbai

About Us

Lifeline India is a part of a trust committed to holistic development, emphasizing the intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual quotient of the whole person. It has various programs for individuals, families and the community.

Our Facilitators

    David and Lynn Fernandes

    Sydney and Cheryl Nevis

David and Lynn Fernandes, have been married for 31 years and have 2 children — daughter Ruth, who is married to Phillip, and son Stephen. David has studied Business Management from IIM, Ahmedabad and had been a Marketing and General Manager for over 20 years. Lynn worked for Glaxo Laboratories prior to her subsequent years as a homemaker. Lifeline India is an expression of their passion to see individuals and families grow stronger through education, communication, reconciliation and faith.

Sydney and Cheryl Nevis are associate trainers with David and Lynn Fernandes in Lifeline India. They have worked together in mentoring and training in various family life forums for over 25 years. Sydney and Cheryl have two daughters Sasha and Charisma

My wife and I were immensely blessed by the workshop. Such brutally honest presentation spoken with so much ease and grace is the need for the hour for many couples who are desperate for answers and don’t know where to look.

Abhijeet and Sano, Navi Mumbai

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