Practice Makes Practice: What I Learned from Six Weeks of Orgasmic Yoga

April 7, 2016

First, let me explain a bit about what Orgasmic Yoga is:  Orgasmic Yoga (OY) – as I have done it, and my experience of it – is not “actual” yoga. The term “yoga” in this context was originally used by the creators of this practice to evoke the notion of a practice that must be practiced. We weave conscious breath, movement, sound, touch, dance, as well as the placement of attention and…

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Three Ways to Celebrate Masturbation May!

May 1, 2014

I’m all about masturbation! I don’t think it needs to necessarily be relegated to one month. This pleasure practice should be happening all year long! As often as YOU want to do  it! National Masturbation Month was introduced in 1995 by the sex-toy store Good Vibrations, in response to the dismissal of U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders (HuffPo). Dr. Elders presented the idea that masturbation is an acceptable practice for…

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Orgasmic Yoga

September 11, 2013

Orgasmic Yoga (OY) is a term that was coined by Joseph Kramer and the Body Electric. It is a mindful practice incorporating conscious breath, movement, sound, and touch to sink deeper into the body without the aid of outside erotic stimulation (such as porn or fantasy).  It does not involve yoga, but it can if one is so inclined. It does not even have to feature orgasms. OY is a…

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Sexological Bodywork

April 17, 2013

Sexological Bodywork is a modality of sex education that has been around since 2003. Originally developed by Joseph Kramer, it is a way to teach and facilitate embodiment through conscious breath, movement, touch, and sound. Sometimes Sexological Bodywork is synonymous with Somatic Sex Education – somatic meaning “of the body.” It can be a hands on tool to teach people how to expand their capacity for pleasure and body awareness, but…

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