AWESOME BOUNDARIES: for Empowerment, Safety, and Really Good Sex!
With Gabriella Cordova
This fun, informative and interactive class is required for participants to be able to attend touch events.
Okay, let's admit it, at one time or another we've all said yes when we wanted to say no, no when we wanted to say yes, and maybe when we really didn't mean it. Also, at one time or another we've pushed someone's boundaries, invaded their personal space, went in for the hug without waiting, or accepted a lukewarm yes when we knew they didn't mean it. Right?!?
It’s time for a change: the sexual revolution 4.0 is here! And we are armed with the tools we need, to do it right this time.
In this session you will learn and practice the following:
How to make an inventory of your yeses, your nos, and your maybes (things you kind of want to do, but only with the right person under the right circumstances
Where your line in the sand it, and where you want to test your own boundaries (maybe you don't know how you feel about something until it happens.) Learn how to explore safely using safe words, changing your yes to a no, and giving and getting feedback. How to say no, gently and with care yet with authority and finality. Also, tone of voice and screaming when your no is not being respected.
How to deal with someone who doesn't respect your boundaries (dealing with it as it happens, reporting it, and finding support after the fact, How to get proper consent to protect against claims of violation later (examples: get it in writing, voice recording, witnesses).
Although false accusations are extremely rare, misunderstandings and faulty memories are not. Physical maneuvers to evade the unwanted hug, a stray hand in a snuggle, or the person who has you cornered.
What to do it you freeze (fight, flight, or freeze response) and how to recognize that someone you are interacting with has frozen (usually caused by past trauma.)
This is a practical hands-on class where we will discuss actual and theoretical situations, and give useful information for how to deal with them. We are very specifically not going to be trying to place blame, as we strongly believe that this is a larger cultural and systemic problem, and like all problems, it can best be handled compassionately, elegantly, and with a view to problem solving and best practices.
We believe that people of every gender are longing for more love, connection, touch, and pleasure in their lives. We know that sex-negativity has systematically robbed people of safe and healthy ways to get these needs met, and we know that there is much work to be done to reclaim sexuality as something natural, healthy, and beautiful. Helping people feel safe and empowered is key, and good boundaries are vital.
With Shoshana B Love
Sensual Yoga: Greet the day in a Sexy Way! Come Harness your Orgasmic Energy as we awaken our bodies and our senses to a sultry musical groove. Enjoy the sensual pleasures of moving with awareness and of being embodied! Bring a Yoga mat if you have one.
with Tim Weaver
We live in a world full of preferences...and consequently limit the fullness of our life experiences and potential for connectivity and bliss by consciously and unconsciously allowing our preferences as well as our internal unrecognized prejudices to guide our interactions with other humans everyday.
We will be utilizing blindfolds and a series of safe, non-invasive touch and movement exercises to illuminate these blockages and create a container of unconditional touch, where people of all colors, sizes, genders, levels of "attractiveness" and other differences/distinctions that divide us can learn to touch and SEE each other with unconditional love and true acceptance.
Earth Archetypes for the Masculine
With Apollo Grace
Invoke and step into the deeply rooted, deeply present Earth archetypes for the Masculine. Drawing on mythic representations, astrology, patterns of the natural world, and our own inner knowing, we will develop our relationship with this source of inner strength and stillness. Learn to draw on Earth as an effective balance to the fears, fire, and excitability of our own natures and as a foundation for entering into the wildness of sacred relationship.
Within ourselves, we experience a range of tensions and excitements that can bring us off track. Some are as wonderful as falling in love, others as terrible as grieving a sudden death. Practice dropping into the arms of the inner Father, who can hold us through the tempest, bringing comfort and peace without any need to deny or suppress our thoughts or feelings.
Where this becomes really powerful is as a platform for deeper sexual connection! By making love from a steady, grounded center, we can weave our way through the excitement of sensation, remaining conscious and intentional with our desire. Serve awakening, serve passion, and serve the divine connection with your partner by embodying these archetypes.
Through a presentation, group journeys, and individual exercises, this session will support the inner masculine in people of all genders, as well as help us to understand and invite this quality of the masculine in our relationships and our work as healers. We will also take time to ceremonially invoke this archetype for the global Masculine, who needs help and support right now in remembering who he is, and awakening to who he can become.
Tantric Shamanic Breathwork
with Amrita & Apollo Grace
Tantric Shamanic Breathwork will encompass 2 sessions and we ask that you commit to attending both. In one session, you will be breathing and your co-journeyer will hold space for you, and in the other, you will become the co-journeyer.
· Access natural altered states of consciousness for ecstatic expansion
· Journey into multi-dimensional realms for advanced knowledge & healing
· Access powerful inner guidance and spiritual-sexual awakening
· Clear what no longer serves you from your body and energy field
Tantric Shamanic Breathwork uses the healing power of circular breathing and chakra-attuned music in sacred ceremonial space to facilitate an altered state of consciousness for deep healing and transformation. It’s a powerfully ecstatic process that inspires you to remember and reconnect with your own inner shaman. As old patterns are released and transformed, you have an opportunity to regain lost soul parts and remember the magic of who you truly are. Empowerment brings wholeness to your life, to the lives of those you love, to and the world at large.
This process is highly experiential and the wisdom and healing gained comes from YOUR inner experience. Tantric Shamanic Breathwork honors and blends the timeless wisdom of ancient traditions with the emerging new-paradigm methods of tantric alchemy. It functions as the rainbow bridge between these two worlds honoring the best of both worlds while creating wholeness for your body, mind, heart, and spirit.
You will be guided through the process and offered the opportunity embrace a whole new level of your tantric shamanic self. After the breathwork process, you will be given access to art supplies to create a mandala of your experience.
Sacred Touch Ritual - Honoring The Divine
Kim Keller Tantrica, Sex and Intimacy Coach & Jimmy Nacey, Tantric Practitioner, LMT
Conscious touch requires a high level of presence, consent, clarity, energetic intention and resonance. In this workshop, Kim and Jimmy will demonstrate a simple and potent touch ritual and technique that will bring your partner, lover or friend into ecstatic states of bliss without any genital stimulation. Learn to bring your heart into your hands, and your adoration into your words. Utilizing a unique full body touch posture, you will have the opportunity to witness this ritual, and then perform this ritual on your partner or other workshop participant. You can bring along a practice partner, or find someone in the workshop to practice with. *Note: there will be no nudity in this workshop, however there will be the opportunity to give and receive full body touch.
Shakti Self Nurturing
Womyn's Yoni Yoga, Pelvic Energy Practices and Breast Massage
With Amara Karuna
Open and energize your sacred female Shakti energy!
This group is a beautiful experience of cultivating your sexual/sensual Goddess energy, and strengthening your loving connection with your body. Recommended for anyone wanting healing from trauma, shame or illness in the pelvic area, or just more aliveness.
* Taoist qigong for Women, and yoni exercises for building our physical energy and keeping our yoni toned and healthy. This is much more detailed than Kegels!
*Learn about the complex structure of your clitoris, g spot, and to flex the various rings of muscles inside and out. This is fantastic for health and increasing sexual response!
* Work with nurturing self breast massage to tone your breasts, flush out toxins, balance your hormones and relieve menstrual discomforts.
This class includes nudity on the upper body. No sexual activity.
Sacred Sexual Awakening & Healing® - The AH Practice
with Amrita Grace
Reignite your innate sensuality
Heal personal, lineage, & cultural trauma
Reclaim your juicy vitality and passionate aliveness
Activate your next level of power and presence
Gain a potent tool to support others
Deepen your connection to inner guidance
Join Amrita Grace to learn and practice the unique and potent body of work globally celebrated as AH-Sacred Sexual Awakening & Healing®. Developed by the world-renowned Tantra Yoga Teacher Caroline Muir, AH is an incredible healing modality for clearing trauma, shame, and blocks to orgasm and sexual enjoyment. It involves a distinct giver and receiver (and often includes a witness); conscious, loving touch and connection; eye contact; breath, sound, and movement; and a powerful energetic container in which healing and magic happens.
What’s unique about AH practice is the fact that everyone stays fully clothed during a session. This does not in any way detract from its potency and power. Much like other forms of energy healing, it addresses the energy centers of the body with the giver either laying their hands on the receiver’s body or holding them just above it. What makes it different from other forms of energy work is that the lower chakras are directly addressed so that the approach is one of wholeness and inclusion of the entire body and energy field.
As you learn and practice AH in partners, you will be guided step by step with love, compassion, graceful mastery, and the highest of integrity.
TAOIST SEXUAL PRACTICES
with Tim Weaver
So often our sexuality and intimacy becomes stagnant, subdued, or routine, and we forget the primal alchemy of Sexual Union that transcends the everyday, and becomes one of the peak mystical, physical and emotional experiences that we forever treasure!
Tim will be sharing concrete practices to enliven and reinvigorate your personal sexual energy and expand your pleasure potential with a partner, and stoke your Creative Sexual Fire. He will be drawing on material from The Universal Healing Tao system, as taught by Master Mantak Chia, a comprehensive framework that specifically addresses how to cultivate and increase human sexual energy, and how to utilize this powerful force for greater physical health, sexual pleasure, and universal connection.
We will begin with a mediation that focuses on increasing arousal and sexual energy, followed by a brief description of the MicroCosmic orbit and how to actively practice this ancient technique by incorporating breath, sound and movement.
Finally, an interactive partner practice that integrates many of the Taoist techniques to build a deep sense of sensual intimacy, unconditional love, and Divine connection will complete the playshop.
THE ECSTASY OF TANTRA
with Evalena Rose
Enjoy practicing Tantra, sharing deep presence and healing exchanges. Drop in through grounding and breath practices designed to activate kundalini and move it through the chakras, preparing the body for full body orgasm. Enjoy connecting with heart-centered exercises, dance, movement, and breath. Learn erotic communication skills that allow you to ask for what you want and get it, with gratitude for being asked. Complete with a mini-Puja, a celebration of all we’ve learned, enjoying many different partners (committed partners can stay together).
People find this work deeply fulfilling, enjoyable, and nurturing, able to meet intimacy needs with deep presence and sacredness. Come enjoy many appetizers of the amazing banquet Tantra offers. Bring a zafu or pillow, wear comfortable clothing.
See more at www.lovejourneytantra.com
Erotic Embodiment Ecstatic Dance Journey
with Shoshana B Love
Join us for a sexy, fun and playful guided movement and ecstatic dance journey to connect with your erotic self. This class is designed to help free your erotic energy in order to access greater freedom, vitality, creativity, connection to self and others! We begin with a sultry session of sensual yoga to tune in, open up and awaken our senses and then we will be moving and dancing to sweet sounding and evocative grooves! Come get your sexy on!
Bring your sexy self, a yoga mat, water bottle and blindfold (optional).
Deep Wild Wisdom: Freeing our Beautiful Belly Beast
Rewilding the Core with Amara Karuna
Come join us as we support each other in re-wilding
and opening our core bodies,
using breath work, bodywork, sounding, playful movement and powerful ritual!
Feelings of being lost, overwhelmed and numb are symptoms of our inner disconnection from our deep core wisdom. We are trained by our culture to live in our minds, and ignore the beautiful beast that lives in our guts.
Core Pleasure Activation
We can do a lot to help each other open and heal, using the power of our combined attention to create transformation in just a few hours. We will learn solo skills that you can using in everyday life, and enjoy the pleasure of touch and loving empathy from others.
Intro to Sacred Spot Massage
with Kim Keller and Shivoso Phoenix
Come learn the basic “how’s” and “why’s” of Feminine Sacred Spot Ritual from Tantra experts Kim Keller and Shivoso Phoenix. Learn the joys of giving and receiving conscious healing touch within the sacred terrain of the yoni, and connecting that healing to the whole being.
There will also be a lively and informative tour of the clitoral network and internal landscape of pleasure and healing, followed by a live-demonstration of a Sacred Spot Ritual. An interactive question and answer opportunity to clarify and inspire your own exploration into the world of sexual healing and Sacred Spot Massage will follow.
*Note: there will be explicit touch and nudity during the demonstration by the instructors, however, participants will not be involved in any hands on work.
with Kim Keller
Puja is the sanskrit word that means to honor, worship and adore, and includes prayerful intention of blessing the being or item before you. In this “welcome puja”, we will be blessing one another with a playful and prayerful energy. This uplifting and transformative meditation is designed to heal, awaken, and open the energy system of one another.
We will stand in a circle and engage in meditation, sacred touch and verbal sharing techniques guided by puja-loving facilitator, Kim Keller. By sharing this low-risk, clothing-on, experiential ritual together, we gain greater understanding of Tantric principles and practices.
We will each get a taste of the possibilities of the deep intimacy and passion that this spiritual approach to love brings. Designed to include everyone, our welcome puja is not gender balanced, and will bring you into a deep connection with yourself, with others at the festival, with the intention of this gathering, and most importantly, with the unified field of conscious loving.
Celebrating our Divine Passion: A Radiant Puja
with Evalena Rose
Enjoy a playful and deeply fulfilling experience of sharing connection and joyous ritual with familiar and new partners, triads welcome. Gently guided heart-centered interactions allow connections sacred enough to safely share ecstasy, energetically orgasmic exchanges, and appreciation of diversity in erotic signatures. Nurturing and often energizing, these exchanges allow you to receive the blessings of deep presence and of having a sacred container in which to practice intimate erotic and romantic arts within a sacred container.
We'll share undulatory breath practices and soul gazing, sacred touch of your choice, possibly erotic dance or movement, chakra merging breaths, and other erotic practices. The exercises can be sensual, intimate and deeply moving though not sexual, and are designed to see the divine in each other. The shared pleasures heal and people get a lot of intimacy needs met through these Pujas.
with Ray Adastra
This is a sensual event where we come together to give and receive massages in groups of three. In a safe environment, groups of people will get together and caress and massage one person at a time.
After going over a set of rules such as asking for boundaries, expressing boundaries, and confidentiality, we will get into groups of three or four and have time for a fifteen minute massage each, before expressing our gratitude and clearing out for the night.
Please bring your own yoga mats, towels and/or blankets for the space, to keep the oil off the carpet. Ray will be bringing massage oils. Relax, give, receive, enjoy, and leave with an oxytocin and dopamine high you'll feel for days.