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
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.
Jenna Card & Trevor Warren
Jenna Card and Trevor Warren, an inspiring model of intimate partnership, thrive in guiding others to cultivate stable, deeply passionate relationships, complementary with their full sexual expression.
Trevor, MA, RCC, is a seasoned Couples and Sexual Intimacy Therapist, Workshop Facilitator and Keynote Speaker.
Jenna, Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer, is a soulful Facilitator and Coach. Together, they blend their professional skills with a shared journey of tantra, BDSM, and sexual shamanism.
Through private couples work, transformative workshops, and retreats, Jenna and Trevor teach the connection and intimacy skills necessary for cultivating deep partnership and sexual intimacy.
Fierce Loving – www.FierceLoving.ca
Trevor Warren – www.CoreQuest.ca
Jenna Card – www.HeartSpring.ca
Dr. Jessica Tartaro is an Intimacy Therapist and Connection Facilitator practicing on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State. Her passion lies in teaching people how to get their words to match their insides in order to open hearts -others and their own.
She has founded multiple communities including SpeakUP PNW, her connection games community in Port Townsend, WA, so that she knows she always has a place to belong. Former Fulbright Scholar, her gift lies in embodying vulnerability as an invitation for her clients to find the most authentic, alive, and creative parts of themselves through which to connect with others.
Jessica’s emerging specialty is supporting leaders in the healing arts to evolve our own health and lead from transparency, a commitment she practices daily.
Book her for a complimentary consultation for private coaching or to speak at your event at 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.
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!
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.