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Scot Robinson

Scot RobinsonScot Robinson | EcoSexual Prom Night – Gaia Says Yes!

16 or so years ago, Scot Robinson found the life he now lives, discovering ecstatic dance in NYC. Nearly 14 years ago, he co-founded Flying Turtle Dance in Seattle. For Scot, the most important and successful aspect of that dance has not been his facilitation or DJ’ing, but the unique power of this frame for free-form-expression as a platform for community building. He has known self-doubt well, not having gained social comfort for himself until he was 40. A Gemini, a cuddly mad-hatter and shape shifting mortalist, Scot is satisfied to have served, humbly and intuitively, as a catalyst for connection.

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Gaia Surya

FB_IMG_1483344228218Gaia Surya | Eco-Erotic Polarity

Gaia Surya works as a counselor, witch, and group and event facilitator in Boulder, CO. For their private practice, they draw on eco-somatic coaching, authentic relating, psychic mediation, inner family systems, nondual practices, and shadow work. They regularly facilitate nonsexual naked parties with consent workshops, subtle energy circles, and workshops and group retreats themed around eco-sexuality, rewilding, and re-claiming the inner divine masculine and feminine.

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Greg Hill

Greg Hill | Return to the Forest

Greg Hill resides in Boulder, Colorado and spends his free time working on Intimacy Lab, yoga, contact improv, authentic relating, and massage as well as dancing, biking, and skiing.. With 20 years in the IT field, Greg developed patience, attention to detail, and intuitive problem-solving. He also acquired training in massage techniques and operated an Asian bodywork school, which instilled in him complementary skills of non-linear thinking and intuition about human nature and the universe. Greg’s education in climate change, permaculture and biomimicry, and leadership roles in restoration projects taught him the interconnection between our relationship to Gaia and environmental health. Due to a degenerative eye condition resulting in gradual blindness, Greg sees better peripherally, giving him a “wide-angled” world view. This unique view drives him to see the world with a “soft focus”, or via the parasympathetic system, informing his view of the natural world and in non-verbal interpersonal interactions.

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Silky

image2(1)Silky | Wilding Writing

Silky is a Portland-based eco-sex witch who dances with entanglement and directs her magic to support the porous, reciprocal relationship between humans and the rest of nature. Her magic practice feeds her domestic life where she brings authenticity, responsibility, compassion, and playful inquiry into everything she does. The product of her magical explorations typically takes the form of the written word. She blogs about pleasure, crafts eco-erotic stories, and creates sex magic spells.

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Benjamin Pixie

Benjamin_PixieBenjamin Pixie | Artemis & Pan: Feeding the Gods of the Wild

Benjamin has been actively romancing the wilds of this world for over half of his life. He is husband to millions of virgin maidens who dedicate their lives to the sex work of the Earth, and lovingly serves 50 queens. In addition to beekeeping, he is a mead maker, a conjurer of spirits, herbalist, a hide tanner, leather worker, & warrior poet. He is father of 2 shining radiant little witches.

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Luna Dietrich

Luna Portrait V (email-res)-1Luna Deitrich | Pleasure, Plants & Power

Luna is not one for small talk. She is passionate about passion and loves discussing the in and outs of sex, money, and oppression. With a degree in Biochemistry, her mind has a insatiably curious appetite. BUT, not only does she pursue knowledge from fancy pieces of paper, she seeks experiences that push edges, deepen intimacy, and allows for extended states of orgasmic mind altering bliss. By combining her 6 years as a Botanical medicine maker, she weaves together sensuality and herbalism, crafting flower arousals and Erotica botanica pleasure products. Thus through sex and Earth worship, Pussy Witch was born. Luna hopes to inspire and empower humans to find their inner essence and liberate their own PUSSY WITCH.

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Mahkah Das

MahkahLMahkah Das | Ecstatic Awakening Meditation, Ecstatic Awakening Yoga

Mahkah’s whole life has been passionately dedicated to going deep into his inner world to master himself. His intention is to live his birth for all its worth as an awakened, compassionate, mindful being. Mahkah’ss teachings stem from Tibetan and Tantric Buddhism, Tantric Hinduism, Bhakti Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Nada Yoga, the Teachings of Abraham Hicks, and Earth Worship. Mahkah has studied with master teachers such as Abraham Hicks, Bhagavan Das, Noah Mazé, and Douglas Brooks. Mahakh has deeply studied the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar, Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Sadhguru, Ram Das, Krishna Das, and many other spiritual teachers and healers of our past and present. Mahkah is also a 1,000+ hour certified Hatha yoga asana, pranayama, and meditation teacher for over 6 years. He has been passionately practicing yoga for 11 years. He is a Reiki Master and offers didgeridoo primal sound healings. Mahkah means Earth and Das means servant. Mahkah Das is committed to serving the Divine Mother and all of her children. He is here to assist in the awakening of all who ask for assistance to embrace ultimate healing and growth

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Kriyanna Feyalove

kriyannaKriyanna Feyalove | Ecstatic Awakening Meditation, Ecstatic Awakening Yoga

Kriyanna is an initiate in the Western Hermetic Mystical tradition. She is an ecstatic and a powerful channel of the Red Left Hand Path of Tantra. She is a Reiki Master Teacher, founder of Ecstatic Awakening Meditation and Tantric Qabalah. She combines these techniques to create a unique experience that catalyzes personal growth and deep, lasting transformation. She is the founder and director of Temple I AM. Kriyanna has dedicated her entire life to healing herself and preparing her mind, body, and soul to serve humanity. She effortlessly witnesses the Divine in everything and everyone. She truly practices what she preaches and teaches. She is a walking, breathing embodiment of light and pure love. Kriyanna will stand by your side as an equal in finding the empowering light and love wisdom within your mind and heart so you can live out your true life’s purpose.

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Carey French

Carey FrenchCarey French | Consent is EcoSexy!

Hi, I’m Carey French, a facilitator, educator and community member in Seattle, WA.

When I first learned about consent culture, it shifted my entire world. I was introduced to a new way of looking at my relationships, a new way of approaching sexual partners, and a new way of fighting rape culture. I started teaching workshops in the spring of 2014 and I haven’t stopped!

My work is grounded in inquiry, integrity, playfulness, and reflection. In a safe container to step close to our edges, we can examine the ways our culture has imprinted us in order to change our patterns and develop our understanding of ourselves. My workshops invite a somatic awareness of consent as it is present in our bodies. When we practice new skills to come into alignment with our needs and desires while respecting others boundaries, we grow into powerful agents of change. EmbodiedConsent.com

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Sar Surmick

Sar SurmickSar Surmick | Consent is EcoSexy!

Sar Surmick brought the Consent Academy together in 2016 as a way to advance consent education in Seattle and across the world. With a strong belief that consent creates a backbone for safe and productive interactions, Sar has worked with the FSPC, NCSF, Camp Ten Trees, and a variety of other organizations to promote and educate about consent. When not directing the Academy, Sar works as a Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in Identity, an Educator, and a writer.

 

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Tai Fenix Kulystin

Tai KulystinTai Fenix Kulystin, MA, CSB, CCTP | Consent is EcoSexy!, Sacred Queer Gender Magic, Taste of Erotic Alchemy

Tai is an identity and intimacy geek, somatic sex educator and bodyworker, sacred sexuality practitioner and guide, and ritual artist. As a student and practitioner of magic and witchcraft for over half of their life, Tai has a love of bringing the sacred and ritual into all aspects of their being. They are a student of Anderson Feri witchcraft, an adept in the Golden Dawn tradition of magic, and a practical and erotic Alchemist.

Their professional work is called Embracing Pleasure, a somatic sex education and bodywork practice based in Seattle, Washington where they provide heart-centered, therapeutic guidance for adults of all genders, sizes, relationship statuses, and sexualities who are struggling with identity, sexuality, or connection and who long to be seen. They have been facilitating classes, workshops, and sacred sexuality temples around the Pacific Northwest since 2011 and writing online about gender and sexuality since 2007.

They hold a Master’s in Sacred Erotic Psychology from Antioch University Seattle and are a Certified Sexological Bodyworker and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Their degree and work is focused on the uniting of concepts from depth psychology, sacred sexuality, and erotic neurobiology to assist understanding of the Self through the erotic/alchemical union of the individual soul-spirit-body with others and the world. You can find more about Tai’s professional work at EmbracingPleasure.com and TempleOfEroticAlchemy.com

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Sarabell Eisenfeld

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Sarabell Eisenfeld (she/they) | Self Pleasuring Sex Magic Ritual

Embodied communitarian, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, mediator, peer counselor, social permaculturist, seeker, teacher, lover~ grateful member of the Guardian team. Sarabell’s roles in community on Earth grow from her delight, intrigue, and presence with communication, desire, and ritual.

As a Certified Sexological Bodyworker, Sarabell is called to facilitate individuals and groups accessing our somatic wisdom, cultivating self-trust, unspinning shame, and expanding our capacity to embody curious creativity and pleasure.

Trained also through Resolutions Northwest’s yearlong mediation training program, Sarabell serves community members, neighbors, couples/moreples, and all configurations of striving humans experiencing conflict.

Sarabell facilitates opportunities to interrupt internalized and systematic oppression through Theater of the Oppressed playshops, and pursues trainings in Trauma Informed Conflict Transformation (with Rain Crowe,) Reiki and Grounding & Sacred Self Care (with Oakry,) and Consent & Sexual Sovereignty with mentors Teri Ciacchi, Betty Martin, Amy Jo Goddard, Eva Blake, and Captain Snowdon, and with Living Love Revolution’s Aphrodite Temple Priestess Body. Sarabell also works with youth of all ages, celebrating seasonal rhythms, self*awareness, allyship, and empowered self*expression.

Honored and lit up to support people tending and rewriting our mythologies, Sarabell brings warmth and empathy (except when she doesn’t…!) Sarabell lives with 10 other people on an urban ecovillage in Portland called Fosterville (fostervillagepdx.org) working to shift the dominant urban paradigm from land “ownership” to land stewardship, service, lovership.

Somatic Sex Educator, Mediator, Facilitator:tendingtogrow@gmail.com,  610.804.6656

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Teri Ciacchi

Reverend Teri D. Ciacchi MSW | Roots to Shoots: The Sex-Positive foundations of EcoSexuality in Cascadia

Reverend Ciacchi is a Surrender co-creator and co-leader of the ReWilding and Sexual Sovereignty Path, is a sexologist, a Priestess of Aphrodite, a holistic spiritual healer, and an EcoMagicks practitioner.

As an EcoMagick practitioner, she translates the teaching she receives from mycelium (mushrooms), bees, and stardust into usable social skills for human beings, leading collaborative workshops that honor the innate connections between human beings and the living Earth. As a “smarty pants sexologist,” she generates sex-positive culture by teaching Cliteracy Salons; Clitoral Revelations; Vulvic Explorations; Owning Desire; Sexy Body, Sexy Mind; and other Sacred Sexuality classes wherever she travels, across the globe from Victoria Canada to Amsterdam.

A Priestess of Aphrodite with over 30 years of training in Reclaiming Witchcraft, Ceremonial Magick, Tibetan Buddhism in the lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and the Tantric lineage of Swami Rama, she teaches Living Love Revolution Aphrodite Temples in Seattle, WA; Portland, OR; Austin, TX; and the Bay area of SF.

Reverend Ciacchi is delighted to be co-generating Surrender: An EcoSex Convergence.

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Kat Camp

katcampKat Camp | Taste of Aphrodite

Kat is a Certified Sexological Bodyworker, intimacy coach, professional cuddlist, and Priestess of Aphrodite with over 15 years of experience in facilitation and coaching. She believes that sexual health, pleasure, and intimate connection with oneself and others are basic human rights, and has finally found a way to help people reclaim those rights. She also believes in the healing power of conscious, consensual touch, and works to increase and improve the amount of touch in a world in which it is far too limited.

As a coach, Kat offers compassionate, intuitive support to individuals, couples, and groups who want to direct their personal erotic development, deepen their connection with their bodies, or work through issues or concerns around sexuality or relationship. Kat uses an individualized combination of guided breath work, touch, holistic peer counseling, and other tools to help each client in their personal journey towards embodying bliss. Her work is trauma informed, feminist, queer-friendly, poly-normative, and supports all beings in their expressions of sexuality and gender.

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Leah Lekich

Leah Lekich | Aerial Silks and Your Personal Body Strength

Leah Lekich is a born dancer, healer, and teacher. She has been learning the art of gardening/farming and beekeeping for just about as long as her passion for dancing in the air.

Aerial art found Leah at Warren Wilson college during the yearly circus show. She then quickly found love of it and hasn’t stepped foot back on the ground since. She is based in Nashville TN currently. Leah is excited to come to Surrender to teach and share the personal path of strength grown through aerial dance.

Fun fact: she still keeps honeybees and helps local farmers when they need a hand.

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