HEADLINER: KamalaDevi McClure
KamalaDevi is a mystic, a mentor and a muse. Her mission is to awaken herself and others to the ecstatic current that runs between heaven and earth. She works with artists, healers, and visionaries around the world to become love leaders. When she is not traveling the world to facilitate retreats for ISTA, she enjoys a rich home life by the beach in San Diego with her husband of over 15 years, and their son.
She is author of a handful of books including Sacred Sexual Healing: The Shaman Method of Sex Magic, with Baba Dez Nichols. Her family stars in Showtime’s hit docu-series, Polyamory: Married and Dating. She also appears on Dr. Drew, Ricki Lake, Tyra Banks and the award winning documentary Sex Magic. KamalaDevi is also founder of Poly Palooza and San Diego Tantra Theater.
WORDS are SEXY, Read her BOOKS:
Sacred Slut Sutras
Don’t Drink the Punch
Sacred Sexual Healing: The SHAMAN Method of Sex Magic
PRIVATE COACHING WITH KAMALADEVI:
KamalaDevi invites select teachers, healers and change makers to experience her transformative tantric guidance by phone and skype.
She specializes in mentorship for practitioners, writing, public speaking, open relationships, and embodied enlightenment.
Every session is unique and tailored to bring out the full expression of your soul.
More at www.kamaladevi.com
WRITE ME AT: INFO@KAMALADEVI.COM
Amara Karuna is a therapist, relationship and sex coach, sex educator, artist, singer/songwriter, videographer and author, and is a co-organizer of the OR Tantra Fest. She developed a form of peer counseling, Holistic Peer Counseling, and has been teaching it for over 30 years.
Amara Karuna lives in Eugene and in an intentional community on the Big Island of Hawaii, and has studied alternative healing since 1978.
She began studying Tantra and Sacred Spot work, a method of sexual healing, on Maui in 2003 with Joan and Tomas Heartfield, and has since studied 6 different methods of pelvic bodywork.
She has taught Sacred Pelvic Healing Work, and led Tantra trainings and Pujas since 2007.
She is the author of the illustrated guide “Sacred Pelvic Healing Massage Practice Manual”, and offers Yoni and Lingam Massage DVDs to students for practicing at home.
Amara developed Heartbeat Nurturing Therapy, a method of healing the inner infant-self using cradling, hypnotic induction and suckling to address emotional issues stemming from lack of breast feeding & loving closeness as an infant. She is the author of “Heartbeat Nurturing Therapy- Healing Our Hearts Together“.
As a certified Somatic Sex Educator and Coach, Amy provides a compassionate, body‐based approach to sexual health and wellness ‐ a sort of sex therapy for the body. She is deeply passionate about healing the world through pleasure, about truth in relating, about choice and voice, about empowerment and about joyful living.
She is also a School of Consent Teacher, a Betty Dodson Bodysex and Orgasm Coach, Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Sex Educator, Mother, Wife and Fierce Friend. Pronouns: she/her/hers.
Her life’s purpose is to empower people to live fully and joyfully in our bodies; to seeand believe in our own beauty. Because knowing yourself and your own body makes you happy and whole. It also makes for better community and a healthier planet.
Creator of the “E.SENSUAL TANTRIC MASSAGE” tm & “ENERGY BASED SENSUALITY & TANTRA” tm systems. Chris is a Tantra, Sensuality & Sex Educator and Internationally recognized Tai Chi & Chi Gong Master (Member of the U.S.A. & International Martial Arts Halls Of Fame & 2 time U.S. National Tai Chi Champion) with over 45 years experience in these fields who conducts workshops & retreats throughout Europe, Asia, Australia & The Americas.
Having the unusual upbringing of being trained in these fields since his childhood…Chris draws upon 45+ years of training in Chi Gong & Tai Chi as well as Tantric Practices, Meditation, Eastern Mysticism, & “Relational Energetics” to design these detailed & fun workshops….each of which addresses vitally important aspects of Human Relating from an “Energetic” standpoint.
He also has the unique distinction of being one of the only teachers in this field who is also an internationally recognized Tai Chi & Chi Gong Master with over 45 years of experience in energy work! Chris is a regularly featured presenter at international conferences on Tantra, Sexuality & Consciousness as well as those on Chinese Martial Arts. You can find out more about his work here www.ESensualMassage.com …. AND here www.TaiChiChrisLuth.strikingly.com
With influences ranging from Phish to Michael Jackson and Al Jarreau to Björk, Cornflower’s music is a mix of experimental vocal soul, world-funk, jam & electronica layered over a delicate balance of structure and improvisation.
Cornflower has shared stages with the likes of Michael Franti & Spearhead, Bobby McFerrin, Victor Wooten, Jeff Pevar, Ayla Nereo, Mike Love, Indubious, Jai-Jagdeesh, Fanna-Fi-Allah, Elijah Ray, Janet Stone (Yoga Instructor), Nassim Haramein (of Unified Sciences), and best-selling authors Dr. Joe Dispenza, Neale Donald Walsch, Gregg Braden, James Twyman and Gary Zukav.
After his debut album “Journey Into Sound” in 2009, his newest releases “Explorations, Vol. 1+”, “You Are The Medicine feat. Indubious” & “Monks on Main Street” are his most potent material to date.
Watch his intro video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAO6yuB2kFI
Born in the mystical forests of Britain and trained around the world, Freya McFarlane is a Tao Tantra Teacher, trained Breathwork Facilitator & a Women’s Mystery School facilitator. Bringing the essence of sensuality, connection, breath and pleasure, Freya delights in teaching groups and individuals to rediscover the essence of deep presence.
A former midwife, Freya brings a unique and full power birthing energy to her space holding that reignites the power of the body. She works with a range of tools and teachings to help women build relationships with their wombs, blood & sexuality. To learn more about her work go to: www.facebook.com/freyatantra Or follow on Instagram: www.instagram.com/freya_mcfarlane for future special offers.
For the past decade, Grace Bryant has taught Yoga, Tantra and Spiritual Growth and helped to create communities steeped in truthful connection and conscious living wherever she lived around the world.
Her favorite offerings focus on personal empowerment, finding our authentic voices and living with intentional and fearless connection, especially through the lens of conscious sexuality and relationships. Through this lifelong journey of awakening, Grace has found a deep sense of peace and trust, and hopes to share this in her teachings.
Heidi Jo is a Tantra Practitioner and Dance Teacher living locally in between Olympia and Portland. Her Passions are Embodiment and Artistic Expression, and Creating Opportunities for Connection, (Inner and Outer Connection) both for herself and for others.
She considers herself to be a Sexual Freedom Activist, creating a world where people are Free to be their True Selves.
Hema, the founder of Hema Yoga, is a certified Kripalu yoga teacher and has been teaching yoga for over 6 years. Hema blends mindfulness, meditation and breath into a yoga experience that results in a greater awareness and connection to your body.
Hema is also a gifted energy healer, channeler and psychic. She uses Tantric techniques combined with her spiritual gifts to help individuals release traumas and negative blocks from their mind, body and spirit.
Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Dr. Jessica Tartaro (she/her) is a cis-gendered, able bodied, second generation Sicilian Jewish Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator who brings to her teaching nearly 20 years of experience in the healing arts facilitating individuals, couples and groups. Through her one-of-a-kind workshops, Jessica powerfully weaves together the influences of Authentic Relating, positive psychology, psycho-education, trauma-sensitivity, experiential learning, mindful embodiment and conscious intimacy.
Plus, she loves to play. Former Fulbright scholar, Jessica has founded communities across the country dedicated to healing the collective experience of belonging through group resilience, emotional intelligence and body wisdom.
On the Olympic Peninsula where she lives in the lush green woods, Jessica is exploring the integration of conscious relating, embodiment and racial justice through programming designed to interrupt systemic racism as it lives in each of us. To stay current on her evolving offerings and inquire about her private coaching and public speaking, go to www.DrJessicaTartaro.com.
Kim Keller is a Certified Tantra Educator and Intimacy Coach,as well as Co-Organizer of Oregon Tantra Festival. Kim lives in Ashland, OR, with her partner, Jimmy Nacey. She specializes in working with women, men and couples looking for more pleasure, joy and intimacy in their sexuality, and utilizing that juicy energy to inspire and enliven their everyday life.
As a on-one-one coach, group facilitator, keynote speaker and workshop presenter, Kim has over 30 years experience as a counselor and coach, and is driven by her strong commitment and passion in the support and service of others as they discover and reclaim their own deep sensual and sexual nature as a critical part of overall health, wellness and vitality.
Marla Renee Stewart
Marla Renee Stewart, MA is a professional sexologist, intimacy/relationship/sex coach, speaker, and author. She is the owner of Velvet Lips, a sexuality education company, as well as Contract Liberation, a company focused on research for non-profit groups.
As a Lecturer at Clayton State University, she teaches Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies. As the Co-Founder of the Sex Down South Conference, Marla aims to bring diverse groups together to learn and share their experiences in the essence of being authentic and fostering sexual liberation across communities.
Marla has studied human sexuality for over 19 years, has educated over 20,000 people in over 13 years, given over 400 workshops, and have served over 100 clients in her private practice, all around the world. She has had her influence in the media, as well; she has written over 200 articles, featured in over 20 magazines and books, and has been on over 30 podcasts and independent television shows. She was featured on Netflix’s Trigger Warning with Killer Mike, Love & HipHop Atlanta, and filmed as a sex expert for Personal Injury Court and Bad Girls Club: Atlanta.
In addition, she also sits on the Boards for SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW! and the Diverse Sexualities and Research Education Institute. She co-wrote her first book, The Ultimate Guide to Seduction & Foreplay (2020) with Dr. Jessica O’Reilly and is currently writing a chapter and co-editing An Intersectional Approach to Sex Therapy, coming in 2021.
Phoenix Amara is an internationally recognized Prayerformance Ceremonialist and the founder of Temple Arts School of Sacred Sexuality. With 25+ experience in the performing and visual arts, along with having studied metaphysics since childhood, she continued studying a healing path through plant medicines, art, personal development modalities, and finally the tantric arts. The culmination of this work has resulted in a unique fusion of visionary and interactive ceremonies that weave performance, movement, music, and collective intention for unifying groups in engaging and shared transformational experiences.
As the former founder of the Awakened Woman Convergence (2016, 2017), she’s organized international retreats and conferences in destinations such as Bali, Egypt, Arizona, and has performed and facilitated at events across North America such as DreamTalks, SoulPlay Festival, Lucidity Festival, and Electric Love Festival. Over the past eight years She’s supported thousands of people over the past 8 years through her online and in-person trainings, retreats, events, and one-on-one teaching. Additional qualifications and education include founding Temple Arts School of Sacred Sexuality (2019), Red Lotus Tantra Certification (2012), Usui Reiki Level 1& 2 (2018), Diploma of Visual Arts (2010), Bachelors of Environmental Design (2012), and feminine leadership trainings with Nisha Moodley and Emily Utter. More details at www.phoenixamara.com & www.templeartsvictoria.com
Partner Devaya Ra is a Shamanic Reiki Master, Transformational Healer, Yoga Teacher, and Sacred Performance Artist through dance, flow arts, and music. He is on a passionate pursuit to reclaim the healing powers of sexuality, energy activation, and protecting the sacred. The life-force that is cultivated with those he is in presence with is best described as a transformational and alchemized through authentic heart initiation.He’s also certified as a Usui Reiki Master, Certified Life Coach,Yoga Teacher, and Level 1 Temple Arts Practitioner.
Ray Adastra is a co-organizer of the Oregon Tantra Festival, a professional counselor with experience helping people recover from substance abuse, a personal fitness coach and a professional musician. He supports clients in working with issues of intimacy, polyamory, open relationships, and sexual healing, and can work with couples.
Ray has presented for Sex Positive Portland, Polytopia, and Network for New Culture. Ray has been teaching Sacred Pelvic Healing Massage with Amara Karuna, who developed this technique. He lives in Eugene, OR. He did 2 years of service in Uganda in the Peace Corps.
Saffire Bouchelion is a 1st Degree Black Belt Nia instructor who has been passionately practicing Nia for over 20 years. He is also a professional performer and musician who has been featured on over 46 CD’s, and has opened for several international acts, including Cheryl Crow, Crash Test Dummies, The Paul Winter Consort, and Barenaked Ladies. His Latest Solo CD, HANDSIGHT, was just released in May of 2017.
Saffire’s embodiment and transmission of music and rhythm stir profound transformation in his students. Saffire co-founded two experimental dance companies in 1986 and 1989, and has performed with Danelle Hellander Dance Company and Mergence Dance Theater. For seven years he was co-director of the Ecstatic Choir, five at Naropa University where he was also a musical accompanist for dance and movement classes, and taught drumming classes for the continuing education program.
He has taught Drumming and Dance into Being workshops throughout the US, Europe, Mexico and Bali for the past 16 years. His greatest joy is helping to Embody the world, one Community at a time!
Taina Ixchel, MA, is an Educator, Speaker, Priestess, Facilitator, Coach, and exquisite goddess queen. She helps people become more powerful and magnetic, create deeper connections with themselves and others so that they can have more fulfilling relationships and lives. Taina has a Master’s Degree, is a Tantric Counselor, a certified Energetic Relationship Practitioner, Holistic Health and Wellness Coach and Theta Healing Practitioner. She’s been practicing Tantra for over 10 years since she was initiated into one-on-one esoteric training with a Master who told her it was her destiny to teach this Love.
For over 3 years, she has facilitated monthly Red Tent: Sacred Priestess Circles for womxn to create community and embody the Divine Feminine. Taina also coaches singles and couples to live freely and fully empowered through Tantric and Shamanic principles and hosts regular workshops in San Diego and virtually.
She is also the Author of the upcoming book The Lotus Flower: An Origin Story. Taina truly embodies pleasure and play as a path to healing, freedom and living a joyful life and specializes in helping others express their highest, most loving, magnetic and playful selves. It’s time for us all to live our fullest expressions. For the greatest good of all. Find out more: www.PowerPriestess.com
Victor Warring, MA is a somatically trained individual, relationship and group facilitator, a somatic sexuality educator/coach and a pleasure whisperer. His work/play embodies re-wilding our animal bodies and inviting play, pleasure, connection, eros, community and social justice into all aspects of our lives.
Victor’s work and life are focused on the reclaiming of our innate, sovereign somatic intelligence buried within our domesticated lives; the intelligence of our wilder ancestors for which our animal bodies long. His work is gender orientation, sexual orientation, relationship orientation and libido spectrum inclusive and trauma informed.