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Embodied Sexuality

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 In August 2017 I was asked to present a video talk called “Embodied Sexuality” for the Justisse Fertility Awareness Educators Conference at the Bethlehem Centre in Nanaimo. I want to thank Lisa Leger for this opportunity and Cathy McNally for her support and for lending me her arms for a touch demonstration.

Sexual Intelligence for Body, Mind and Heart- reclaiming and celebrating erotic life

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Elfi (Emaya) and Gary (Kekoa) Dillon “The original primordial fire of eroticisms is sexuality; it raises the red flame of eroticism, which in turn raises and feeds another flame, tremulous and blue. It is the flame of love and eroticism. The double flame of life.” Octavio Paz, The Double Flame Sexual intelligence is to realize […]

Celebrating the Body Erotic for all Genders

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In 1997 a new Bodyelectric workshop was conceived and birthed through Selah Martha and Collin Brown and as an avid fan and facilitator of “Celebrating your body erotic for women” I attended. Five days of “Two Spirits for men and women” as it was known then, radically changed my life. I met my life partner […]

Conscious Sexuality

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Written by Elfi Shaw We are born as a result of the sexual union of two people. Sex is a simple gift of life, natural and awesome. Sexual energy is the potent force that brings us into connection with one another in a very basic way and makes us acutely aware that we are living […]

Opening to Erotic Life

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Written by Elfi Shaw and Gary Dillon What does “opening to” something mean? Opening to something means to have a disposition to receive and accept the phenomenon on its own terms. Opening to something means being prepared to bless or praise the phenomenon as worthy, even if it has a shadow side. Opening to something […]