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Sex Is Medicine ~ Intimate conversations about sexuality, spirituality, PLEASURE, and personal growth

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Join the sexual evolution and get ready for Sex IS Medicine!

Sex Is Medicine is your #1 resource for Holistic Sex Education.

Formerly known as Better Love and Sex with Devi Ward, Sex Is Medicine is a one hour radio talk show, that explores the connection between sexuality, spirituality, pleasure- and the impact that has on the health and wellness of your body, mind, and spirit!

Every episode is dedicated to awakening your heart and mind to the true purpose (and power!) of human sexuality. Get answers to your questions about all things sexual and spiritual, and learn the most practical and effective tools for living a life of sensual fulfillment, happiness and joy!

Discover the art of using pleasure as medicine, and reclaim your birthright to more joy, more pleasure, and more satisfaction in every area of your life, every week on Sex Is Medicne with Devi Ward.

Find out more at www.deviwardtantra.com
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Do you have questions about sexuality, pleasure, and personal growth? Join Devi Ward Erickson and her team of Authentic Tantra experts and certified sexologists Rosie Bitts, Lucia Vasquez + Karen Craig of Explore The Art of Tantra as they answer listener’s questions about:*How to orgasm after a hysterectomy*Can you get addicted to your vibrator?*The benefits of ejaculation for men* The 4 types of female ejaculationOur team of certified sexologoists answers YOUR questions about sexuality and pleasure every month! Send in your questions to authentictantra.com for us to answer LIVE!Tune in to this AASECT award winning show!
In the field of sexual health and wellness there is a keen interest in creating “conscious partnership”. But what does this mean in practical terms and how does one go about transforming an ordinary relationship into one that is more awakened, aware, and sexually ALIVE!Join Devi Ward Erickson and her guest, Lee Noto, intimacy and self-expression coach, as they explore what it means to have a “conscious” partnership and how how you can you use communication and SEX to activate your connection.What is a “conscious partnership”What does a conscious partnership include/look like and feel like?How can we elegantly navigate conflict and steer toward connectionWhat it “really” means to hold space for yourself & your partnerHow to become aware of our own projections in partnershipEmbodiment practices to deal with relational triggersHow to create a sexually ALIVE partnershipTune in to the 2021 ASSECT Live Web Series show, Sex Is Medicine with Devi Ward Erickson!
Join Devi Ward Erickson and the legendary sexual wholeness educator, A’magine (formerly known as Amy Jo Goddard) as they discuss the link between our wholeness as human beings and our sexual pleasure, desire, and expression. In this fun and wide ranging conversation they touch upon:1. What it means to reclaim your sexual wholeness2. Pleasure as a path to personal growth3. The vital need in our society for pleasure based-sex education4. The sexual violence of infant male circumcision5. Asexuality and sexual empowerment6. The Fire Woman retreat and activating your sexual vitality and POWER!Don’t miss this fun and inspirational conversation with two legends in the field of sexual wholeness!
Erotic Art has been part of the human experience for millennia. But there is HUGE difference between Erotic “Art” and mainstream porn. Join Devi Ward Erickson and her guest, visual artist and Photographer, Ricardo Scipio as they discuss the toxic limitations of mainstream phonography and the healing impact of Eros as an art form.TUNE IN TO FIND OUT:What inspires one to become an erotic artistThe challenges of being a POC in the white dominated realm of sexual expressionsThe lessons of sex and intimacy transmitted through erotic artThe toxic legacy of mainstream porn such as racism, lack of diversity, lack of human connectionSex-negativity and censorship in social media and the wider societyThe transcendental expense of photographing authentic, unapologetic, connected sex
The desire for connection and erotic expression is hardwired into the human design. The process of “rewilding” sexual relationships allows us to understand and embrace our innate human-primate desire for connection and eros and integrate that with our domesticated, socialized values. Join Devi Ward Erickson and her guest, Victor Warring as they discuss what it means to take a somatic approach to “rewilding” eroticism and relationships in order to create sustainable regenerative connections.Tune in to find out:What it means to "rewild" eroticism/relationship?Why is a somatic approach necessary for this process?What is human domestication? How does it impact our sexual expression/connection?What is the connection between sexual shame, morality and pathology?What is sexual sovereignty and what role does it play in relationships?What role does community play in sexuality and relationships?What type of relationship structures are most "natural" to humans?
Tantra and Menopause

Tantra and Menopause

2021-03-1957:40

Menopause is described as the permanent cessation of menstruation, which generally begins between the ages of 45-55 unless it is induced medically via; cancer, hysterectomy, or other physical phenomena. Along with creating hormonal changes such as a decrease in estrogen and progesterone and a slight increase in testosterone which often can affect sexual desire and sensation, menopause can also carry with it emotional changes such as age- shame, grief over the loss of child birthing privilege, and a loss of sexual identity.Join Devi Ward Erickson and CATP and ACS Certified Sexologist, Sequieta Whitfield as they explore how the holistic healing methods of the Authentic Tantra® modality can help alleviate acute menopausal symptoms and enhance sexual wellness.Find out:*How menopause changes your body*Common symptoms*Holistic and conventional remedies*Menopause and sexuality*Tantric methods to support the body and enrich sexual wellness
There have been several deeply disturbing exposes in recent years about sexual abuse, violations, and misconduct in the tantra and sacred sexuality industry. Several credible claims of abuse and misconduct have been lodged against various well-known tantra schools and at least one person has had criminal charges filed against them. In November of 2020 BBC Radio released a 10 episode podcast expose on the One Taste Cult (which is NOT TANTRA but is often confused with Tantra).In this episode of Sex Is Medicine, Devi explores the troubling climate of abuse in the Western sacred sexuality industry, the importance of lineage and accountability, and outlines some red flags and things to watch out for in your Tantra providers. She is joined by colleagues, certified Authentic Tantra® practitioners, and ACS certified sexologists, Karen Craig and Rosie Bitts.
Traditionally Buddhist Tantra has two paths to realization- that of the monk and that of the Tantrik yogi/householder. Devi Ward Erickson was instructed in the sexual application of traditional Tibetan Tantric practices by her mentors and was given permission to teach the Tibetan 5 Elements for Sexual Healing by her root Lama, who falls in the latter category of Tantrik Yogi or Ngakpa. Because most Westerners have been introduced to Tibetan Buddhist Tantra via celibate monks, there is a misconception that traditional tantra does not include or emphasize sexual teachings. Nothing could be further from the truth! Join Devi and her Tantric Consort, Dr. Chris Erickson as they share a unique perspective on*The Historical roots of Buddhist Tantra*Differences between Tibetan Buddhist and Neo-Tantra*Why is there confusion about sexual teachings in Tantra?*The path of the monk vs. the path of the Tantrik *Can modern Tantra actually BE authentic
Join Devi Ward Erickson and Dr. Laurie Steelsmith as they discuss how every woman (and man) can have great sex naturally!* Find out some of the most common sexual health complaints, and how they can be effectively treated with natural medicine* The most common causes of “loss of libido” and natural remedies for getting your sexy back!* Some surprising natural aphrodisiacs* How sex is proven to enhance the mind/body/spirit connectionAnd the 4 corner stones of sexual health and wellness!
Devi Ward Erickson interviews Psychologist and Author, Beverly Engel about what to do when your partner has a history of Childhood Sexual Abuse.
What is the impact of hormonal contraceptives on female libido and sexual function? Tune in to listen as Devi and her guest, Lisa Hendrickson-Jack, author of “The Fifth Vital Sign” discuss the impact that hormonal contraceptives have on your overall health and sexual function, and discover the incredible connection between your menstrual cycle and your overall health!Find out:*Why we should consider the menstrual cycle a vital sign of overall health?*How do hormonal contraceptives impact libido?*What does the research say about this link?*What is the connection between hormonal contraceptives and painful sex?*What impact do hormonal contraceptives affect your ladyparts? (i.e. clitoral shrinkage and thinning of the vaginal introitus)*Impact of hormonal contraceptives on partner attraction and the possible implications of this
Devi speaks with Dr. Lexx about self image and how it affects our sexuality.In this episode Dr. Lexx and Devi discuss...* How our self image is under media attack, especially for people of color.* Why self-image for women is determined by Men* Gilligan's Theory of Morality Sexuality* The behaviors and acts of sex can be affected by self-image* Power and the notion of rejection with regard to health sexuality
Devi speaks with special guest, Lee Harrington about Sacred Kink, the Bliss of Bondage, and Gender Issues in Sex Positive Communities.
Devi speaks with Brion and Karen Craig about the importance of integrating our spiritual, energetic and sexual selves.Brion and Karen Craig are life and relationship coaches who own Next Chapter Relationship Coaching to help couples and singles transition to their next chapter. They also own Love, Sex and Intimacy Retreats that hosts retreats and events that focus on themes such as The Art of Sacred Sexuality. They operate Brion and Karen Boudoir Photography to create stunning sensual images of women and couples and are the developers of an energy healing modality called the Energy Body Synergy TechniqueConnect with Brion and Karen Craig at:http://www.BrionandKaren.comhttp://www.SacredSexualityRetreat.comhttp://www.TheSensualityExperience.com
What are the positive affects of orgasm on the human brain, and can orgasmic pleasure be used to "reprogram" neural pathways and change toxic behaviors?Join Devi and Grand Trine Tantra Master, Thomas Hargrove, as they discuss using pleasure as medicine to alter consciousness by changing brain patterns.Find out:* What causes distortions in self perception* What are Counterfeit Personality Structures?* How do you manage a C.P.S?* What is Neural Plasticity?* 3 Layers of the Brain and its Functions* Reprogramming the mind with pleasure.
Devi speaks with Dr. Tamara Griffin about how to introduce healthy sexual concepts to your teenagers.Find out:Barriers, boundaries, and the importance of having conversations about sexDoes talking about sexuality with youth give them permission to have sexWhat age should you start talking to your childrenWhat roles should parents, schools, churches/faith organizations play in teaching youth about sex?Tell us about your #HowDareINot #ISaveLives Healthy Sexuality MovementDr. TaMara loves nothing more than talking about sex! At the age of 13, she told her mother she wanted to be a Sex Therapist! Her passion is deeply rooted in spreading messages about healthy sexuality. Dr. TaMara is a sexologist, sex therapist, educator and motivational speaker with more than 20 years of experience speaking, writing and teaching about sexuality. She travels the country helping individuals embrace and honor their sexuality. Dr. TaMara has published numerous books and articles. She is the owner of L.I.F.E. by Dr. TaMara Griffin Live Inspired Feel Empowered LLC-LIFE. Dr. TaMara is also the Editor-in-Chief of Our Sexuality! Magazine. Our Sexuality! is the premiere magazine for women’s sexuality and sexual health.#HowDareINot #ISaveLives Healthy Sexuality campaignShe officially launched here NEW campaign: #HowDareInot #ISaveLives She needs YOUR Support! Please watch the video and SHARE! Check out the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS7bVYLizD8. Keep the movement going! We need 1,000,000 proudly displaying the logo and using the hashtag! Download your logo sign from www.howdareinot.com, take your pic and send it to me at tamara@drtamaragriffin.com! Whenever you share, please use the hashtag #HowDareINot #ISaveLivesConnect with Dr. TaMara at:Name: Dr. TaMaraL.I.F.E. by Dr. TaMaraEmail Address: tamara@drtamaragriffin.comWebsite Address: www.drtamaragriffin.com and www.howdareinot.comTwitter: @drtamaragriffinLinkedIn: drtamaragriffinFacebook: LIFE by Dr. TaMarawww.drtamaragriffin.com
Discover how womb health and Yoni consciousness through vaginal steaming can help release emotional and sexual trauma, and revitalize sensuality for happiness, joy, love and sexual pleasure.Find out:* What is Yoni Steaming?* What are the benefits?* Can it help increase sexual pleasure?* Is Yoni Steaming new?* Working Through Trauma for healthier relationshipsTune in Live at 7pm PST!About Tracey Bryant~Tracey R. Bryant is a Sensual Empowerment Coach, certified Yoni Steam Practitioner, Feminine Health and Wellness Educator, and Womb Advocate. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from McNeese State University in Sociology and Human Sexuality, and I have a license in Social Work. She is a certified Natural Health and Wellness Consultant. She is a Rape Crisis, and Domestic Violence Volunteer, Counselor and Advocate, and AIDS/HIV Pre Test – Post Test Counselor and Outreach Educator.Find out more about Tracey at:http://www.sensualhoneywellness.com/index.htmlTwitterwww.twitter.com/thehoneydivaFacebookwww.facebook.com/thehoneydivaInstagramwww,instagram.com/thehoneydivaLinkedIn
The greatest discoveries in female reproductive health made in the United Staes were built upon the bodies of Black women, and yet- women of color continue to struggle for equality in the sex education industry.Why is this, and what can we do to create justice, equality, and respect?Devi speaks with Sexologist, Bianca Laureano about the 'herstory" of women of color in the field of sex education, uncovering the link between where we were, and where we are today.Find out why:* The bodies of Black women are what the US sexuality field is built upon* Our healing from historical trauma, colonization, and finding pleasure is imperative* The WOCSHN is open to anyone who identifies as a woman of color* Centering the sexual pleasure of Black women is racial justice* Language is alive and changing.About Bianca Laureano~ Bianca is an award-winning LatiNegra sexologist who has been in the US sexology field for over 15 years. Her background is in Black and Latinx sexualities, education, media justice, and youth culture. She resides in New York City. She is co-directing a feature-length documentary film titled BLACK PERVERT, about the intersections of Black and kink communities. She is a founding member of WOCSHN and founder of The LatiNegr@s Project and LatinoSexuality.com& Director of Education at Scenarios USA.Connect with Bianca at::Website ~http://www.BiancaLaureano.comhttp://www.wocshn.org/Twitter ~@LatinoSexuality @wocshnInstagram ~LatiNegraSexologistLinkedIn ~https://www.linkedin.com/in/biancalaureano
Join Devi and Lady Shepsa as they discuss how to release the "good girl" you were told to be and become the sexy badass goddess you were meant to be.During this healing and deep conversation you will learn:The myth of the "good girl" and where it originatesWhy being "nice" is whack and takes you out of alignment with your authentic selfHow Black women can step into their sexual power and not worry about respectability politicsThe power of sexual energy to bring liberation and self definitionThe need for sexual sovereignty in every yoni ownerThe importance of being connected to your desireThe power of orgasm to awaken divinity and healAND of course How to Be a Sexy Badass Goddess!
In this episode Devi speaks with Rakel Chafir, Author of “Free Your Body” about body shame, body freedom, finding alignment between what we want and what we believe we deserve and the TRUE meaning of confidenceWith everything that is going on in the world, it’s easy to believe that women’s ability to receive pleasure and experience ease in our lives and in our bodies is not the most pressing issue. But in reality, there is nothing more relevant we could be speaking about at this moment. The current state of the world is a reflection of a society where women don’t get to play a relevant enough role in decision making. That’s because most of us are too busy feeling insecure, afraid, and unaware that our worth is our birthright. When we restore our body self-regulating abilities and free our selves from the blocks and limiting beliefs about our bodies we have acquired from our upbringing and cultural environment, we can ground in our physical presence, access our true power, and crate a life on our terms.The journey to body freedom is not about becoming something that we are not, or forcing our body into shape, but rather returning to our truth. Within each one of us, there is a divine woman; confident, in tune with her body, able to experience pleasure and ready show up powerfully in her life. She is free from excess emotional and physical weight. She knows how to self-regulate and she is separate from the layers of insecurities and limiting beliefs that are covering her up. All we have to do, is be willing to reconnect with her. With that willingness and the right tools, we can start chopping away, and one layer after the other, see her come to life.Join us for this beautiful and freeing conversation…
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this is amazing

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