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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
Jul 3, 2018
Suki Sohn is an author and coach who went from a corporate career in finance, and two intense heartbreaks to emotional healing, full self expression and a life filled with love, family, connection and beauty.

Join us as we have a real deal conversation about the power of heartbreak to crack us open to what is really at the heart of the matter, healing emotionally, embracing our differences, dancing in life and the power of role play on Episode 76 of Ignite Intimacy! 

About Suki:


Suki is a feminine leadership and relationship coach, author, and intuitive healer.  Her passion is to empower women to embrace their divine femininity to create a new paradigm for feminine leadership. She has journeyed through a personal transformation to health through holistic mind-body-spirit approaches, and now focuses on assisting her clients reclaim and cultivate divine feminine aspects of fluidity, heart-centredness, and intuition.
 
Connect with Suki:
 
Website
 
Resources:

Happily Ever After by Suki Sohn 
 


Jun 26, 2018

Sheri Winston is a Goddess Powerhouse. Her journey as a midwife led her to develop and teach some of the most powerful and groundbreaking work on the exploration of the female anatomy and female sexual pleasure. 

This conversation is a deep dive into the power of setting boundaries. Sheri shares with us her process for discovering what your boundaries are and how to stick to them when your in the midst of erotic encounters and your brain is like mush.

Sheri also shares in depth about the female anatomy and the many layers and levels to our own potentials for pleasure.

Episode 75 of Ignite Intimacy is powerful and juicy... you’re going to love it!! 
 
About Sheri:
 
 
Wholistic Sexuality teacher, author, and founder of the Intimate Arts Center, Sheri Winston offers pleasure-centered sex-ed for grown-ups with a wide variety of practical and transformational intimate arts education. She delights in inspiring people to have a lot more pleasure, fun and fulfillment!
 
Website
 
Resources:
 
Sheri's Intimate Arts Center
 
Women’s Anatomy of Arousal: Secret Maps to Buried Pleasure
 
Succulent SexCraft: Your Hands-On Guide to Erotic Play and Practice
 
Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
 
Jun 20, 2018

Giving a heads up that this is a more intense conversation on sexual trauma and the decolonization of bodies. If you’ve recently experienced or are working through past trauma you may want to check with your support system (therapist, doctor, coach, mentor) before listening to this episode.

Rachel Halder, a sacred sexuality specialist and empowerment coach, is a survivor of sexual trauma who has studied religion and the intersection of sexuality and spirituality.

Join us for a powerful conversation on sexual trauma, sexuality + spirituality, the decolonization of bodies, racism and healing on Episode 74 of Ignite Intimacy! 

About Rachel:

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Rachel (many of who refer to as Rae) is a sacred sexuality specialist and empowerment coach helping spiritual seekers remove shame and blocks from their sexuality, reigniting passion and pleasure in a deep, holistic and integrated way. With an M.A. in Religion, she extensively researched sexual and spiritual healing through neuroscience, trauma recovery and embodied interspirituality, focusing on holistic healing for those marginalized or spiritually traumatized by the Christian Church through LGBTQ+ identification and/or sexual suppression or abuse. Rachel is also a graduate of the Tantric Institute of Integrated Sexuality, with a specialization in the jade egg.

Connect with Rae:

Website 

Free Ebook "Sacred, Sexy & Whole: Undressing Purity Culture, Redressing Redemption"

Instagram: @thesacredandthesexy

Facebook
Free Facebook group community - Sacred Sexuality Sisterhood 

 

Resources:

Sexual Assault Hotline - (877) 995-5247

Mosaic Mind, Empowering the Tormented Selves of Child Abuse Survivors 

Peter Levine, Ph.D., developer of Somatic Experiencing


The Wheel of Consent - Betty Martin

Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary: Post Traumatic Slave Disorder 

Scene on Radio ’Seeing White’ podcast series

Jun 12, 2018

Kongit Farrell is a Goddess Powerhouse, no two ways about it (just take a look at her bio!!) She's been taking a stand to empower her clients and community to form and sustain healthy, empowered relationships with ourselves and each other.   

On this episode Kongit and I go deep into clarifying the type of relationships we want, doing the work we need to do in order to attract and sustain those relationships and fine tuning our ‘Guy-Q’ so that we are clear about and courageous enough to say yes to what works and no to what doesn’t.

If you’re interested in the world of dating, relationship and ‘Guy-Q,’ allowing others (and ourselves) to be where we are in our relating while being powerful to either embrace or walk away from a situation that doesn’t serve us, then this episode is for you!

There are some juicy tips so tune in for my conversation with Kongit Farrell on Ignite Intimacy!

About Kongit

Kongit Farrell is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, her therapeutic approach rooted in CBT, Narrative and Solution-Focused methodologies. She is an EMDR therapist and is completing advanced course work in Sex Therapy at The Buehler Institute of Orange County. Kongit is the Founder of the Inspired Journey Counseling Center in Downtown Los Angeles. and  has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Sentinel, University of Southern California’s magazine “The Daily Trojan” and Pepperdine University’s Magazine “Colleague”.

 
Links: 
Instagram + Twitter: @KongitFarrell 
 
Resources:
Sex, Time, and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution - by Leonard Shlain
 
Jun 5, 2018

Robert Kandell is a powerful stand for Men having a transformation in the world of relationships, romance, truth telling, sex and love. 

This is important and essential work because, from my estimation, men are largely demonized, emasculated and kept out of the conversation. 

Join us for an energizing, empowering and thought provoking episode focused on pleasure, permission, truth telling, infidelity, forgiveness and relationship styles on Episode 72 of Ignite Intimacy!

About Robert

An expert in interpersonal communication and relationships, Robert Kandell has helped thousands of students find a more balanced, energized life with better relationships, more sex and more happiness. He is the host of the highly successes podcast, Tuff Love. To learn more about Robert and his revolutionary work, visit www.RobertKandell.com
 
Links:

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
YouTube
LinkedIn

 
Resources:

Fierce Honesty - How To Boldly Transform Your Relationships + Your Life - Article by Robert Kandell
 
No More Mister Nice Guy - Dr. Robert A. Glover 
 
End of Men - Hanna Rosen

The War Against Boys - Christina Hoff Sommers
May 29, 2018
Brianna Rader is an entrepreneur, sex tech innovator and founder of the Juicebox APP whose sex education organization at the University of Tennessee was shut down by state legislature for being too risqué. 
 
Join us as we have an engaging conversation about new APP Juicebox (giving you access to sex and relationship therapists on the go), sex advice, toys + lube, communication before, during and after (of course) and the future of sex on Episode 72 of Ignite Intimacy!!
 
About Brianna
 
 
Brianna Rader is a sex education advocate well-known for starting a comprehensive sex education organization at the University of Tennessee that led to her being condemned by the state legislature. She received a Masters in Global Health from UCSF and then created Juicebox, an iOS app that pairs you with professional sex and relationship coaches from a network of certified and vetted experts.
 
Promo code for Juicebox Ignite Intimacy listeners enter the IGNITE code will get 60% off your first week of Juicebox!
 
 
References
 
Cliteracy by Sophia Wallace

 

May 16, 2018
Holy Goddess Gracious!! Rachael Maddox is a powerhouse and YOU are in for a treat on this episode!!
 
Not only does Rachael give us the goods on healing trauma and learning to say no in powerful and sexy ways, she also gives us some of her go-to processes to create more intimacy, vulnerability, closeness and power in our romantic and intimate relationships before we get naked and during the exploration period.
 
From top to bottom this episode is FIYAH! You will definitely want to check this episode of Ignite Intimacy!
 
About Rachael:
 
Rachael Maddox is a trauma resolution educator, coach and guide who’s helped hundreds of women and men resolve their sexual trauma and reclaim their pleasure, power and wholeness. On a fierce mission to help as many women as possible who’ve experienced trauma, Rachael offers one-on-one support, groups, articles and courses for women who are ready to dance hard with life.
For fun, Rachael writes songs on her ukulele, swims naked as often as possible, and lays quietly under trees.
 
Links:
 
Website
Grown Goddess Video Series
Instagram
Facebook
 
Resources:
 
SECRET BAD GIRL - by Rachael Maddox
 
 
May 8, 2018

Morgen Love is a powerful being and force in this life. I have personally witnessed her transformation over the last several years, which includes coming out to the worldwide community about being queer, embracing your own flavor of sexiness, consent, being powerful in your vulnerability and being an activist for sex workers, the LGBTQ+ community and for being safe to let your freak flag fly!

This woman is blowing my heart and mind wide open and I’m SUPER excited at the thought of her being a regular contributor to the Ignite Intimacy podcast.

Morgen shares another one of her musings with us on this episode and you definitely want in on this conversation!!

About Morgen:

Morgen Love is a New York-bred Oakland-based multidisciplinary artist and performer who believes in speaking candidly and openly about human sexuality and pleasure. Known as both a wild card and a wisdom-keeper, she artfully weaves the sacred and profane throughout her written musings that chronicle her journeys of womanhood, queerness, personal growth, and sexual exploration.
 
IG :: @daddie.dearest + @dutchess.love
Soundcloud :: daddiedearest + thedutchesslove

 

May 1, 2018
Alison Armstrong has been studying men, relationships and romance for over two decades after a friend told her she was a ‘Frog Farmer.’ 
 
Her book, ‘The Queen’s Code,’ focusing on the emasculation of men and how to go from a frog farmer to someone who turns frogs into Kings, has been revolutionary for women and men around the world.
 
Alison’s work has impacted thousands of people through her online community at UnderstandMen.com where she has programs and ongoing materials that help people like me (and, maybe, you?!) crack the code on dating, romance, communication and truly creating the love lives we desire. 
 
This is a RAPID FIRE conversation where we cover a LOT in a short time frame. Enjoy it, share it with your friends and check out Alison’s programs via her website below!

About Alison

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Alison Armstrong, author, educator, and creator of the widely acclaimed "Understanding Men" and “Understanding Women” transformational online series, asks the question: "What if no one is misbehaving -- including you?"  She explores the good reasons behind the behavior of men and women such as fundamental differences in the ways we think, act and communicate. She offers simple, partnership-based, solutions to improve our communication and intimacy by honoring ourselves and others. She’s known for her insight, sense of humor and ability to articulate the human experience and predicament of gender.

Connect with Alison:
 
Information about Alison’s work is available HERE
Find her book The Queen's Code HERE 
Apr 24, 2018

 Strap on your seat belt for this one because you are in for something special!!!

Last week we heard from Kenya’s husband Rakhem on Episode 66. This week we hear from his Wife, business and life partner Kenya about her journey from embracing the feminine after discovering uterine cancer with the birth of her first child, to the choice to open her marriage and be a catalyst for relating in her community and in the world.

This is a DYNAMIC conversation that you definitely want to listen to no matter which gender or non gender you align with! 

We are diving into the Female Choice Paradigm, the Sexuality of the Human Species, Living Polyamorous, Healing Trauma, Keeping it Real and more on Episode 67 of Ignite Intimacy!!

About Kenya:

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Kenya K. Stevens is a relationships expert, love coach, best-selling author, wife, and mother of three. A graduate of Howard University in Washington D.C. she has a degree in Education/ Child Psychology. She now lives in the mountains of North Carolina raising three children with her husband, Carl and practices yoga, breathing, meditation, tantra, ancient spiritual systems and metaphysical thought.

Find Kenya:
 
JujuMama Love Academy
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