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True Love and Passionate Lovemaking: Exploring the Transformative Pleasures of Embodied Presence Week of March 3-8, 2019

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In relationships, we often focus on what’s not working, how people trigger each other’s unresolved wounds, and how to better communicate needs and wants. This is important work, but it is only half the picture. The other half has to do with enhancing the capacity to be fully present within ourselves, and body-to-body with another. What sustains a relationship is not just working through the painful times but also sharing enjoyment.

Utilizing conscious breathing methods, sensory awareness, present-centered Gestalt experimentation and discussion, this workshop focuses on enhancing the capacity for enjoying emotional and sexual intimacies in a relationship. We also have fun together, moving, dancing, and playing out new ways for creative expression.

We specifically look at:

•How left-brain assumptions and expectations can interfere with being fully present to the right-brain loving pleasures of the moment

• How pleasurable experiences are transformative, and can heal the past and inspire new beginnings

• How breath awareness enables letting go and experiencing "relaxed-excitement," essential for loving feelings, affection, romance, and sensual and sexual pleasures

• How embodied presence and “mindful eroticism” during sexual activity can intensify arousal, desire, and fulfillment

Whether or not you are in a committed relationship, this workshop can expand your loving pleasures and open up new possibilities for you in a current or future relationship.

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