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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.


Ready to turn on the conversation?!!

For more Ignite Intimacy goodness, check out our website: www.igniteintimacy.com
Dec 18, 2018

Anita Teresa began exploring sex and education in the medical space after realizing that healthcare professionals were missing core pieces of sex education in their day to day work.

After running a very successful and in demand Sex and Medicine Summit Anita pivoted her work to focus on sex dynamics in the workplace. With the #MeToo movement creating a platform for victims to step forward, be heard and supported with their experiences of sexual assault at work, Anita continues her work developing shame free environments where victims and perpetrators can share their experiences, get educated and empowered in their healing process.

Join Sexuality Educator and Coach Anita Teresa and I as we explore sexuality in the workplace, sexual harassment, sexual health, communication, self expression and shame in Episode 98 of Ignite Intimacy!

About Anita

Anita Teresa is an Integrative Sexuality Educator and Coach with a private practice based in NYC.  She Founded the Sex & Medicine Summit in 2015 and does on-going programming around the topics of embodiment, healthy sexuality,  and the future of male/female leadership.  

Connect:

Website
Facebook: Anita Teresa + Sex and Medicine Summit
LinkedIn
Dec 11, 2018

Robert Kandell (previously featured on EP 72 of Ignite Intimacy) has been on a journey from the corporate world to entrepreneurship having built an international 8-figure business based on relationships, intimacy and sex before launching a coaching practice and now authoring his revolutionary new book, unHIDDEN - A Book for Men and Those Who Are Confused By Them.

I’m thrilled to have Robert on for a follow-up conversation to jam on a topic that is very near and dear to my heart, MEN! Masculinity! What is it, why men are confusing, what’s going on for men internally, patriarchy, external influences and the harmony and connection that is possible when we all take responsibility for ourselves, our relationships and our choices.

Join Robert and I for a powerful conversation about Men, Masculinity and sorting through it all on Episode 97 of Ignite Intimacy! 

About Robert

Robert Kandell headshot

Author and host of the highly successful podcast, Tuff Love, Robert Kandell has been helping men find themselves for fourteen years. An expert in interpersonal communication and relationships, he has helped thousands of students find a more balanced, energized life with better relationships, more sex and more happiness. 
 
Connect:

Website
Facebook 
Twitter: @RobertKandell
Instagram: @Robert.Kandell
Youtube

Dec 4, 2018
Janet Lieberman is a woman after my own heart! After earning a Mechanical Engineering degree from MIT and working with various companies in the consumer product space she began to wonder why the same level of care and design didn’t go into sex toys.
 
Through the grapevine she heard about Alexandra Fine (Co-Founder of Dame Productions - Episode 93) who was also launching a sex toy company and it was business partner love at first sight. From their first meeting they chose to combine efforts and energy to launch Dame.
 
Join Mechanical Engineer and Co-Founder of Dame Products, Janet Lieberman and I as we talk about sex toys, product design, female orgasm, dispelling myths about sex toys and pleasure and orgasm shaming on Episode 96 of Ignite Intimacy!
 
RECEIVE $15 OFF YOUR ORDER AT DAME PRODUCTS WITH THE DISCOUNT CODE 'IGNITE'
 
About Janet
 
Janet Lieberman, DAME Products
 
Engineer and a graduate of MIT, Janet designed 3D printers until she discovered that vibrators weren’t being developed, manufactured, or marketed the way a quality consumer good should be. A firm believer that you must be the change you want to see in the world, Lieberman co-founded Dame Products to try to catalyze that shift.
 
Connect:
 
Twitter - @dame_janet
IG/FB/Twitter - @dameproducts
Nov 26, 2018

After spending almost two decades in long-term relationships, Matthew Ayriss is on a journey home to himself. 

A year into his marriage he realized something wasn’t quite right. And, the career he excelled in producing music videos for artists like Beyonce and Jay Z was feeding the machine he had intended to hold a mirror to, by bringing more consciousness to it. 

With an affair and then a divorce, Matthew realized it was time to align with his roots and discover who he had become as a grown man.

Join soul adventurer, coach, magician and producer Matthew Ayriss and I for a powerful, honest conversation as we dive deep into mommy love, nipples, nudity, the over sexualization of the human body, desire, romantic partnership and radical communication on Episode 95 of Ignite Intimacy!

About Matthew

Matthew Ayriss

After a decade in Hollywood producing music videos for artists like Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Katy Perry; and commercials for clients like Apple, Facebook and Toyota, Matthew Ayriss set his intention on creating only consciousness raising content.

As a personal development coach, energy healer and body worker, Matthew works one-on-one with individuals and couples helping people navigate new relationships, sacred sexuality and conscious relating, incorporating energy healing with personal development to uncover and navigate belief systems, traumas and blockages - helping individuals tap into their fullest potential for their higher purpose.

Connect:
 
The Art of Choosing Love
MatthewAyriss.com
@TheHealingMatt
Nov 20, 2018
Effy Blue is a worldwide adventurer and relationship explorer. After 10 years globetrotting she ended up in NYC where she was embraced by the Sex Positive community and introduced to the world of open relationships and polyamory.
 
Here experience has been unique to say the least. From all of the things she’s learned on her journey the last several years, Effy transformed a corporate career into a relationship coaching practice supporting mostly couples in the process of exploring non-monogamy and opening up their relationships.
 
Join relationship expert and and coach Effy Blue and I as we dive deep into non-monogamous relationship styles, communication, powerful agreements, opening up and how to consciously create your own unique romantic relationship by design on Episode 94 of Ignite Intimacy!!

About Effy

Effy Blue is a relationship expert specializing in non-monogamy and other alternative structures. Her coaching philosophy, Relationship by Design, abandons the one-size-fits-all relationship structure that is heavily prescribed by our society. Besides coaching, Effy builds a growing community of Curious Foxes, leads panels and workshops, and speaks at relationship and sexuality conferences around the country.
 
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Websites
 
Social Media
facebook.com/coacheffyblue
facebook.com/wearecuriousfoxes
Twitter and IG: @coacheffyblue
IG @playpartyetiquette
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.
 
Connect
Website
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:

Lauren Bille headshot

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.  

Connect:

Website
Instagram (work)
Instagram (personal)
Facebook
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.
 
Connect
 
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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The Soulbody Method
Unleash
Facebook
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

Meika Hollender headshot

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.

Connect

Website
Instagram - @sustain
Facebook
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