It has been such a transformational summer. Healing and learning swept into my life in ways I wasn’t expecting. As I sit now on my purple sarong on the sandy beach overlooking the lake, my heart is filled with awe and tenderness. Only a few years ago I was standing at the top of my stairs in a suburban house near Vancouver. I was thinking that my life and my relationship as I knew it were over. Now I am living in a new town, in a new life, in

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It can be so challenging to raise our voices as the women when what we want to say goes against the grain or the status quo. I find myself often checking: ”Is it worth it? Will I be heard? Is this the right time and place? Am I just overreacting?” However, there is one situation about which I have become 100% convinced and adamant. When nature or animals are being neglected, ignored, or dismissed. Every summer I struggle with the rampant use of chemical sunscreens and their effect on the

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Whether or not you want sex to be sacred or spiritual, whether or not you want to learn tantra or conscious sexuality, and whether or not you want to take your relationship to the next level, one thing is for sure: everyone wants to FEEL something from sex! Here’s the interesting part: we all want to feel SOMETHING SPECIFIC!! Everyone is different when it comes to turn on, or what arouses us sexually. And here’s the really fascinating part: we can’t control what turns us on! For some, this information may

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How much do you prioritize pleasure in your life? When do you focus on it? And what is the challenge for you in prioritizing pleasure? Do you focus instead on: Productivity Survival Relationship Harmony (not rocking the boat) These were my top 3 biggies.  I needed to be turned toward pleasure. To be told I could love my body, to focus on it. And to be told how….. In truth, pleasure is the felt sense of the nature of the universe. The very fabric of the universe is made of

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Reuben and I are getting ready to teach a 4-week Tantra for Couples course in Nelson, starting Wednesday June 5th and I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you my excitement for Tantra and what it has done for us! For us, there is now a clear distinction between “conventional sex” and “tantric” (or conscious) sex.  Going back to conventional sex is near impossible now that we have experienced the benefits of Tantra. For me, Tantra has been a way to use sex to grow and evolve as a human being.  In Tantra I get

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It was Saturday of Easter Weekend. I had about three different offers coming my way for how to spend the evening. Friends, family, out at a karaoke club, partner. But I had to admit I was feeling plain tired. I was also feeling grumpy that I didn’t have more energy to socialize. I knew that a girlfriend of mine had sexy plans for the evening. That sounds enticing, I thought. I was envious. So with all these feelings swirling in me, my partner asked me what I wanted for the

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