Consent: Does the environment change how one asks?

March 3, 2014

I recently attended a relationship conference where the presentations were about the future of monogamy and nonmonogamy. There were many interesting discussions and I’m glad I had a chance to go. I networked a little and was able to connect with some wonderful friends and colleagues. But something odd happened soon after we arrived which threw into relief concepts that can be taken for granted in a group such as…

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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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