When I tell people I teach Nude Yoga, I get all kinds of responses and facial expressions. I have heard every nude yoga joke in the book and every excuse as to why not come and attend a workshop. Such as:
“Eww, I don’t want to see other people’s dangly bits.”
“Naked downward dog…interesting.”
“You couldn’t pay me to do that.”
“Thanks, I think I’ll pass.”
“I don’t think I am there yet…wherever ‘there’ is.”
“Mmmm. Maybe…if I lost 10 kilos.”
“No one wants to see that!”
And so on and so forth.
I was determined to break the taboo and extinguish Nude Yoga’s bad reputation by creating a beautiful, safe space for people to come and experience complete acceptance of their physical bodies. I yearn for people to be able to access, express and release their raw bodies and stored emotions, in a safe and supportive space. I want people to be set free and allow fresh life force energy back in to nourish their bodies and souls with pleasure and vitality…and do it all in the nud!
When I tell people I teach Nude Yoga, I get all kinds of responses and facial expressions. I have heard every nude yoga joke in the book and every excuse as to why not come and attend a workshop. Such as: "Eww, I don't want to see other people's dangly bits." "Naked downward dog...interesting." "You couldn't pay me to do that." "Thanks, I think I'll pass." "I don't think I am there yet...wherever 'there' is." "Mmmm. Maybe...if I lost 10 kilos." "No one wants to see that!" And so on and so forth. I was determined to break the taboo and extinguish Nude Yoga's bad reputation by creating a beautiful, safe space for people to come and experience complete acceptance of their physical bodies. I yearn for people to be able to access, express and release their raw bodies and stored emotions, in a safe and supportive space. I want people to be set free and allow fresh life force energy back in to nourish their bodies and souls with pleasure and vitality...and do it all in the nud!
Guest post by Ares Chaplin Anyone who classifies themselves as a 'sex geek', has ever watched porn, or who has a genuine interest in sex, is most probably familiar with the recent ‘explosion’ of female ejaculation or ‘squirting’ videos ‘flooding’ the internet. If you are like most people, including me, and you have ever seen one of these videos online, you probably thought the girls were just peeing and in some cases you may have been right. Not withstanding, the phenomenon of female ejaculation is indeed very real and I know this because; not only is there lots of very real and valid science behind it, I also have had personal experiences with it… as has my partner, and many of our amazing friends.
I met Susana Frioni back in 2013 when I was in a less-than-healthy space. At the time I was in an office job I resented, I was still binge drinking myself to an oblivion on the weekends as a coping mechanism, smoking cigarettes regularly to 'calm' myself, and in a secret relationship with a man who was completely...unavailable. I was unhappily single and lost, but still extremely determined to pull myself out of this mess. *Having experienced all this personally makes me such a damn good coach because I have been there, done that. And I GET IT.*
Tantra isn't just for people in relationships, and it certainly goes beyond sexuality. In tantra, the most important relationship that exists is the relationship with the self, as this effects our external relationships - everyone is a mirror. We are the internal microcosm with the external macrocosm (our inner landscape reflects our outer landscape) and it's key that we harness and cultivate that relationship with the self - both human (physical) and divine (God/spiritual) - first and foremost.
------------------------------ I am competitive by nature. It all began in Grade 5 when I ran my first ever Cross Country race. I noticed a girl called Bianca 10 meters in front of me...winning...we were edging close to the finishing line...and she was about to BEAT me! I thought to myself: 'I can't be beaten by Bianca!' In this instant of 'I-must-win-at-all-costs' I experienced my first ever 'runner's high' and my first glimmer of competitiveness. My compact, little legs became like go-go-gadget legs and I full-steam-ahead-kicked-HER-ASS!
Christal is a Las Vegas-dwelling entrepreneur, who runs a successful coaching business for women called 'The Ladies Coach'. Christal's videos and musings are not only ridiculously empowering and educational they are also hilarious, sassy and super-creative productions. I discovered Christal through being a mutual Tony Robbins groupie and felt I needed to share her enthusiasm for Beyoncé, the word 'AROUSE' and chocolate coated strawberries. Read on to see what these three things have in common...
I get asked a lot by my clients and tribe how they can heal a particular Chakra. Can I just start by saying that having an awareness first is always key. Simply knowing what your Chakras are, where they are located and what they mean in relation to you and your life is a great start. In my previous article, I outlined how to determine if your Sacral Chakra is over-active or under-active, so in this article I will give you some tips on how to balance your Sacral.
Late last year I had a close friend of mine tell me I had a 'worn out Sacral Chakra'. I couldn't take what she said lightly because she had just had a powerful spiritual awakening whereby she was covered in goose bumps every 2 minutes due to channeling Angels and receiving direct downloads from the divine infinite (something UP there). So I swallowed that piece of information down like a jagged little pill, knowing intuitively she was right.