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Ignite Intimacy

Curious about open relationships? Wonder why you’re still single? Ever wanted to attend a sex party? Ignite Intimacy brings together experts, authors, lovers, and others to dive deep into the topics of intimacy, romantic relationships, sexuality and the plethora of issues, aha’s, taboo’s, fantasies and psychological impacts that go along with these topics in a conversational format with our guests. Are you a curiosity seeker?! Then join us as we Ignite Intimacy!!
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A podcast diving deep into the realms of INTIMACY, Romantic Relationships, SEXUALITY, and the plethora of issues, aha’s, TABOOS, Fantasies, and psychological impacts and many layers of these topics including: redefining our relationship to Intimacy; JEALOUSY; Infidelity; the secret sauce to Long-Term Fulfilling Relationships; OPEN  Relationships; Polyamory; Physical, Psychic, & Spiritual Attachments; MONOGAMY; Self-Pleasuring; the Freedom that comes with Transparency; Honesty vs. Dishonesty; the long term impact of KEEPING SECRETS; Communication; DESIRE; Chasing vs. Attracting - and more!

We will be featuring special guests, experts, and everyday people who’ve got stories to tell and opinions to share about LoveRomanceIntimacy, and Sexuality. The point is to get this conversation out there in a much bigger way. This is not a typical ‘interview’ style program - it’s an ongoing conversation. My guests and I will go back and forth and roll with the energy and topics as they present themselves.


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For more Ignite Intimacy goodness, check out our website: www.igniteintimacy.com
Nov 13, 2018

Entrepreneur and Co-founder of Dame Productions, Alexandra Fine has always been comfortable with her sexuality. As a curiously adventurous girl, she recounts a story about her First grade teachers reaction when she shared about an adventure she went on as a young girl with her Aunt to a drag show in Manhattan.

In this episode Alex tells us about her courage to explore and engage sexually at a young age, her desire to share openly about her experiences and STI status to developing sex toy-esque innovations at home and inviting her girl friends over to test them out for her!  

Join entrepreneur, CEO and Co-founder of Dame Products, Alexandra Fine and I as we explore the power of being bold, courageous and true with our sexuality, sensuality, desires, status and relationships in Episode 93 of Ignite Intimacy.

About Alexandra

Alexandra

CEO of Dame Products, Alex Fine translates the nuances of our sexualities into human-friendly toys for sex.

A lifelong student of sexual health, Fine earned her Masters in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in sex therapy from Columbia University. She first began developing her own vibrators at home and asking friends to give her feedback. 

In founding Dame Products, Fine intends to start necessary conversations, to listen rather than assume, and to create products that enhance intimacy.
 
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Social Media - @dameproducts
 
As a special gift to Ignite Intimacy listeners, we are offering $15 off your order at Dame Products! Use the code IGNITE at checkout and enjoy!
Nov 6, 2018

Lauren Bille is a powerful, gentle, fiery, dynamic, beautiful and true soul. She is on a mission to transform the current societal, racial and gender based paradigms here on planet earth and I am sooo grateful she’s stepped up to the plate.

Lauren and I have distinct similarities in our life experiences and some of the ways we’ve approached dating, relating and our sexuality in the past. Sitting with her was like looking in the mirror at times! This is a powerful and deep conversation that will take you on the journey of a woman who broke out of the addiction and depression of her teen years to having a powerful voice as a grown woman in areas and arenas that impact all of us.

Join entrepreneur and founder of Cycles + Sex, Lauren Bille and I as we explore the realms of self worth, being chosen vs. choosing, personal power, freedom, #metoo, responsibility, consent and so much more on Episode 92 of Ignite Intimacy!

About Lauren:

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Passionate about racial, gender and economic equity, building meaningful communities and shifting cultural paradigms, Lauren co-founded CYCLES + SEX - the destination for all things reproductive health and sex. They intersect education, tools, experts and community to support and celebrate the body. She is also former Partner at The Big Quiet (a massive meditation movement) which grew from 23 people to over 20,000.  

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Oct 30, 2018
Nikki Faye left her corporate job 3 years ago and took a leap of faith to gain more freedom and adventure in her life. 3 years and 30 countries later, Nikki Faye and I connect from Nairobi, Kenya to Brooklyn, NY to dive into what it’s like to date around the world as a global nomad!
 
Join global nomad, Nikki Faye The Wanderer and I as we discuss the ins and outs of leaving your corporate job, nomading around the world and the dating scene from Italy to Kenya, Colombia and beyond on Episode 91 of Ignite Intimacy!
 
About Nikki
 
Nikki Faye
 
Nikki Faye is a lover of travel, blogger, entrepreneur, public speaker and travel influencer. From a young age, she jumped at every opportunity to travel, meet people, and learn from the lives of others all around the world, and in turn, she would like to inspire and educate the people along her path to travel and experience this amazing planet to the fullest.
 
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Instagram: NikkiFayeTheWanderer
FB: NFTheWanderer
Twitter: NFTheWanderer
 
 
Oct 23, 2018
Coach Yari is a ball of delicious, creative energy. Her presence literally makes me feel ignited and energized!!

Yari takes us on a journey through her life where a focus on creating the perfect exterior eventually led Yari to clean up the mental, emotional and physical weight she was carrying with her through life in order to create radiance from within. 

Would you like to experience more beauty, ease, flow and self expression inside and out?!

Then join Coach Yari and I as we explore living life unleashed, the power of authenticity, redefining weight, and being free to express your sensual sexual self on Episode 90 of Ignite Intimacy!!

About Yari

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Yarixa Ferrao, A.K.A, Coach Yari (Ya-di) is a world-renowned inspirational and transformative health and fitness personality who has been featured on multiple TV and Media outlets. Yari’s mission and purpose is to be a soul-igniter, passion provoker and a catalyst of courageous creativity and personal freedom! Through SoulBody Method and Unleash, she curates elevating, liberating and expansive experiences for others.

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Instagram - @coachyari, @unleashmovement
Oct 16, 2018
Meika Hollender had an itch to launch a business. When her Father came to her with the idea of starting an all natural condom company it peaked her interest. 
 
The company, Sustain, now has a variety of all natural, organic and ethically made products in the sexual health and period space so that women can rest assured they are only putting the very best in their vaginas and on their bodies!
 
Join Meika and I as we dive deep into a powerful conversation on sexual health, organic and sustainable sex and period products, sexual pleasure, activism and paying it forward on Episode 89 of Ignite Intimacy! 

About Meika

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Meika Hollender is the Co-Founder and CEO at Sustain Natural, a leading brand of all natural, vagina-friendly products. She is also the creator of GetOnTop, a national campaign aimed at getting women to take control of their sexual health. Meika has been listed on Forbes 30 under 30, Fast Company's Most Creative People and Inc. 30 under 30, and her second book Get On Top was released in March 2018.

Through their 10%4 initiative, Sustain donates 10% of their pretax profits to women who currently lack access to basic needs like sex ed, family planning, STD testing, and breast exams.

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Oct 9, 2018

This is NOT your ordinary dating conversation!! Get ready for some FIYAH and POWERS through this conversation!! You’ll have this one on repeat… 

Miriam Moufide and I have been friends for over 15 years. And, we’ve been through it all together. Miriam is one of the most brilliant, powerful, loving and loyal humans I know. She is a stand for humanity, women, peace and justice.

She also has insight into men, relationships and dating that makes her one of my go-to sources for advice, a swift kick in the booty and a reset on my worth, how I set myself up in romantic interactions and relationships and what’s possible for me to actually create what I desire to experience in this space.

Join Miriam and I for a POWERFUL and INSIGHTFUL conversation about dating, knowing and valuing your worth in romantic relationships, making it fun, keeping it sexy and the power of a 30-day breakup rule on Episode 88 of Ignite Intimacy!

About Miriam

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Miriam Moufide, aka The Gangstress is a singer, songwriter and social activist based in Montreal, Canada. Born in Wales to a Moroccan father and British mother, she was raised in Morocco. Miriam's love for music and anthropology has led her to visit and live in 30 different countries, and to eventually put her experiences to music. Drawing on her education in theatre, music and workshop facilitation she worked with the Rainbow Caravan for Peace, performing in street theatre and giving workshops on bioregionalism, permaculture, ecovillage design, nutrition and spiritual gatherings. 

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Oct 2, 2018
Ariel White is a brilliant, powerful and creative woman who founded My Little Yoni, a cute, lovable and huggable Vagina inspired doll reminding women (and others) to connect with the unique, creative and expressive power of the Vagina! 
 
When we met, Ariel was surrounded by her ‘My Little Yoni’ dolls at a Wild Vessel event in Los Angeles. She was pointed, fierce, loving and insightful and I immediately felt a connection with her. 
 
Tune in as Ariel and I dive deep into the new archetype of the Post Patriarchal Woman, Self Lovership, Relational Fluidity, Masculine + Feminine and Sexual Sovereignty on Episode 87 of Ignite Intimacy!
 
About Ariel
 
Artist, teacher, producer & director of cause-based media, Ariel White is a respected expert and speaker in the realms of sexuality and personal development.
As the founder of the progressive pleasure-based sex edutainment company, My Little Yoni, Ariel has presented at the same seminars as industry giants like Esther Perel, Gay & Katie Hendricks, and Dan Savage.
 
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Instagram: @mylittleyoni, @arielwhitexo
 
 
Sep 25, 2018

Jason Rosario is a man on a mission to create safe spaces for men of
color, and a framework for what healthy masculinity looks like.

After a successful career in finance Jason launched The Lives of Men
(TLoM) to highlight and empower men of color, their interests,
experiences and lifestyles.

Join Jason and I as we explore the world of powerfully vulnerable men,
masculinity, safe spaces, the over sexualization of black men and more
on Episode 86 of Ignite Intimacy!!

About Jason

Jason Rosario is a social entrepreneur, content curator and founder of The Lives of Men (TLoM), an integrated media and lifestyle brand that chronicles stories and the diverse interests of men of color. Jason’s work sits at the intersection of masculinity, identity, and self-actualization. Through this organization, Jason aims to inspire, activate and nurture the development of well-rounded men.

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Facebook - @thelivesofmen
Instagram - @thelivesofmen & @kingkhepri
Twitter - @thelivesofmen

Sep 18, 2018

Linda Kay Klein has spent the last 12 years connecting with and sharing stories of trauma around sex, sexuality, and shame with other girls and women who’ve experienced similar things stemming from the Purity Culture of the Evangelical Church. 

Through these interviews Linda realized she was not alone in experiencing physical and psychological breakdowns in her adult life that stemmed from the childhood trauma she experienced growing up. 

Join Linda Kay Klein and I as we dive deep into a powerful conversation about Purity Culture in the Evangelical Church, sexual shame, sex ed, healing trauma, the power of sharing and reclaiming our sexuality on Episode 85 of Ignite Intimacy!

About Linda

Linda

The founder of Break Free Together, Linda earned a Masters degree from New York University focused on American evangelical Christian gender and sexuality messaging for girls, and has spent over a decade working at the cross section of faith, gender, and social change.
 

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Sep 11, 2018
Carmelia Ray has been supporting people like you and me with dating advice since the early 90’s. This woman knows her stuff!!
 
Now a Matchmaker extraordinaire, Carmelia shares decades worth of insights, tips and tools with us to navigate the world of online dating, love, romance and partnership.
 
Join us as we explore the world of matchmaking, online dating, finding and attracting love and busting myths about love, romance and partnership on Episode 84 of Ignite Intimacy! 
 
About Carmelia:
 
 
 
Carmelia Ray is a tv personality and an internationally acclaimed matchmaker for high achieving men and the quality women they’re searching for. With decades of experience and a tireless enthusiasm for online dating and matchmaking, Carmelia has established herself as the go-to attraction expert when elite singles are ready to find, attract, and connect with Mr. or Ms. Right.
 
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