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Part 1: How Somatic Sex Education Helps Couples [With 4 Magic Words]

A Story

2 months ago, my partner, Ryan and I took on a project to transform our unused, unfinished storage space into a place for friends and somatic sex education workshops

There were late nights of gathering materials - flooring, paint, ceiling decor.  Trips to borrow tools from friends.  We finally set a date to begin the work.  I was ready to go!  I expertly organized the troops - my kids - who was doing what, what needed to go where and feeding everyone, besides.  And often, even after we said we were done for the day, we kept going.  

Two weekends of this and I could feel the disconnection between Ryan and I creeping in…

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What Is Somatic Sex Education?

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What Is Somatic Sex Education?

While the title of this burgeoning profession might conjure up the sense of a sterile sort of sex education, or maybe something like surrogacy partner therapy, I assure you it is neither.

Those of us who hold the certification of Somatic Sex Educator are often met with blank stares, or a barrage of questions.  “What does ‘somatic’ mean?  Do you work with trauma?  Are you a sex therapist? What does a Somatic Sex Educator actually do?”  

All such welcome questions and all completely normal…

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We were at the beach for the full moon, and started messing around, (which pretty much looks like me turning into a spider monkey ;) so we hit “record” and here’s what happened…

We just played… for 10 whole minutes...

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Why Tips and Techniques Are Not Enough

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Why Tips and Techniques Are Not Enough

Most people come to see me because they think something needs to be fixed - their libido is too low, they orgasm too fast or not at all, they don’t feel good about their desires, they suffer from sexual trauma or maybe they’re just really dissatisfied with their sex life.

The marketing experts say that I need to talk about the issues I support people with as my clients would talk about them.

And while that’s true and helpful, it’s just not enough…

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Erotic Breath Practice

Sleepless nights...nauseous stomach...worry, endless thinking.  

Basically this is me when I fall into what I call “anxiety mess mode.”  It’s a place of forgetting - my deep love of life and my connection to all that is.  

Especially my connection to my own body and senses. 

I’ve been working with a breath practice - an “erotic” breath…

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3-Step Path for Greater Sexual Confidence. 

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3-Step Path for Greater Sexual Confidence. 

I recently created something that I wanted to share with you.  It’s a 3-Step Path for Greater Sexual Confidence.  My sincere hope is that it will help you to start creating the intimate life you are seeking.  Because who doesn't want more love and connection?

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