Thanks to Becky’s many areas of expertise, we cover a lot of ground in this episode including how to identify pre-verbal traumas in the body, resolving issues specific to male sexual trauma survivors, how compounding injuries of racial and sexual abuse and/or aggressions experienced by marginalized communities affect the nervous system and holding space for their resolution, and working with adoptees and their families – all from a somatic approach and awareness.
Stine Krage and Asim SacredFire, co-creators of The Prostatic Portal, illuminate how when a safe and sacred space is held for prostate (sacred spot) massage, it can serve as an effective practice for facing and releasing emotional and energetic shadows of the male psyche, an efficient means for increasing blood/Qi/energy flow throughout the pelvis & awakening pleasure innervation, as well as leading to deep wisdoms that come from expanded orgasmic, receptive states of surrendering to our sexual/spiritual nature.
A celebration of the radiant, embodied Spirit and Eros that is Caffyn Jesse – pioneering Somatic Sex Educator, Trainer, Practitioner, and Author of “The Science of Sexual Happiness” and “Erotic Massage for Healing and Pleasure” who retires this month as faculty from the wonderful Institute for the Study of Somatic Sex Education that she co-created – but not before leaving behind a legacy of encouraging neuroplastic change to support sexual healing and expanded pleasure, unwinding sexual trauma, exploring the intersection of sex and spirit, and creating erotic community.
How can we release unhealthy coupling with sexual pleasure from the body’s tissues and cellular memory, and re-condition healthy and empowering pleasure patterns? Today, we hear from two special guests, Kimberly and Nina, who share their experiences of how sexual pleasure was coupled with desired attention, and with parental shame, during childhood, how these affected their sexual embodiment and behaviors into adulthood, and how they each released and replaced these with new empowering associations and the resulting changes in their lives.
How do you go about your life, sexual relationships, and relating to your genitalia after medical violations lead to numbness, and medical professionals are advising you that there is nothing more you can do? Special guests, Diane and Sophia, share candidly about their respective journeys of how they restored and reclaimed their sexual pleasure and wholeness after medical and family neglect lead to genital pain and numbness.
What’s it like to grow up in a culture where your sexuality and sexual identify is absent or marginalized from society’s normative boxes and culture? Dr. Liam “Captain” Snowdon shares their journey of exploring sexuality through various non-normative tribes during a time when trans and gender-queer consciousness was not as evolved as it is today,. Captain also shares their unique perspective about Somatic Sex Education, having served as faculty on many of the leading Somatic Sex Education trainings over the years, and having co-created The Institute for Somatic Sex Education.