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PRESENTATIONS 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004

BELOW IS A SAMPLE OF PAST PRESENTATIONS TABLE OF CONTENTS
(in alphabetical order)

Scroll down or click the links to see what presentations are/were featured at which conference. 
More presentations, workshops and PRESENTERS are listed as they're confirmed

C = Chicago, IL, B = Bryn Mawr, PA, H = Harbin Hot Springs, L = Laguna Beach, CA

  Title Presenters
H Beyond Boundaries Scott Longwell
H, L Bi-Poly Option for the 21st Century Ed Jor-El Elkin & Janet Kira Lessin
H Building Bridges: Practical Poly Relating to a Mono World Tom Perry
H Compassionate Communication, Conscious Cuddling Shelly Tyson
L Choreograph the Voices of Love Sasha Lessin & Janet Kira Lessin
H Co-Housing as a Realistic Alternative Housing Option for a Polyamorous Community Rich Sposato
H Communication Tips for Expressing Yourself Intimately & Expansively Scott Catamas
H Consciousness & the Mass Media Scott Catamas
H Chrysalis Wisdom Council Cougar Brenneman, Tana Gallante
L Hawkins' Cosmology, Polyamory & You Anastas Harris & Steven Vogue
H, L How To Enter An Established Poly Relationship Shama & Don Kraig
H, L How We Do Poly Janet Kira Lessin, Panel & Participants
H, L Hypnofantasy & Hypnomassage Terry & Paul Brussel-Gibbons & Marcus Brussel Jenkins
H Inspiring Masculine Presence/Unleashing Feminine Fire Scott Longwell
L Intimate Erotic Photography & Poly Relationships Wilton Jones
H, L Innovative and Rapid Techniques for Jealousy Management Dave Doleshal
L Live Compersion Anastas Harris & Steven Vogue
H Live Your Dream: The Science Fiction Entrance Into Poly Love Terry & Paul Brussel-Gibbons & Marcus Brussel Jenkins
H Loving Beyond the Dyad Harold Kornylak & Amber Seitz
H No Separate Relations Kirsten Rose
H, L On Agreements Dawn Davidson & Akien MacIain
H,L Orienting to Polyamory: Newcomer's Circle Dave Doleshal & Janet Kira Lessin
L Pair Bonding, Romantic Love & Multiple Partner Sexuality Leanna Wolfe
H Power Exchange for Polys & Other Useful Skills from the Kink World Master Rex, Miss Jane
H Pods for Intimate Community Sasha Lessin & Janet Kira Lessin
H Poly Positivies Shama Malin & Don Kraig
H Polyamory Games Catherine Karklyn & Barry Smiler
L Resolve Poly Conflicts in a Tribe
H Right Relationships: What's God's Plan for
Earth(lings)?
Devaka
  Sacred Sexuality, Tantra, Alternative Lifestyles and Polyamory in the Media Scott Catamas
H Senior Sex: Ups & Downs, Ins & Outs Ed Jor-El Elkin
H Sex Magick for Poly Families Shama & Don Kraig
H Sexercise: Advanced Sexuality Rap and Guided Experience Theodore Desmarais
H So What Do You Want: Your Deepest Desires Dave Doleshal
H, L Tantric Polyamory: The Art of Conscious Loving Shama Malin & Don Kraig
L Tantra Ritual for Polys Sophia Songhealer
L Touch With Intention Les Nuckles

The Bi - Poly Option for the 21st Century - Ed Jor-El Elkin, Ph. D. & Janet Kira Lessin


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xplore bi-sexual polyamorous relationship in a safe and supportive environment. This workshop is for all levels of interest, especially for the bi-Curious as well as the bisexually experienced.  A theoretical and experiential guide to the bi-poly option with guided imagery, pair and multiple partner exercises. Using movement and dance, transformational theater and role-playing exercises with opposite sex and same sex partners, we explore the bi-poly option in fantasy and in "reality".

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences:
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Beyond Boundaries - Scott Longwell

We all have a motivation for having a given boundary. If you're willing to reveal and share with your loved one what you're trying to protect with that boundary, then there's an invitation for the other to be a partner in your self-care.  In a healthy, intimate relationship, if you express your interests -- that is, what lies underneath your position or why you have that position -- then there's room for the other to be a collaborator in your success.  Are you ready for the next step? Are you ready to develop the ability to play at a level beyond boundaries?

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences:
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Building Bridges: Practical Poly Relating to a Mono World - John Terry

Those of us who identify as polyamorous have had, presently have (or will have) close relationships with those in the monogamous world. Expanding upon the metaphor of “bridge building”, John examines five dynamic functions of active loving in this presentation. These principles may be successfully applied developing, enhancing and maintaining relationships both with those outside, and inside, the poly community.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences:
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Co-Housing as a Realistic Alternative Housing Option for a Polyamorous Community
Rich Sposato

Co-housing provides opportunities for personal growth and social support, but also presents additional difficulties generally not found in other forms of housing.  This presentation explores the joys and challenges of living in a co-housing community.  We compare co-housing communities with other forms of housing: single-family homes, condos, cooperatives, and communes.  We also discuss how co-housing communities sustain themselves by emphasizing agreements, communication, and conflict-resolution. 

Rich Sposato currently lives in a co-housing community in the Bay Area with his partner and daughter. 

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences: Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
 


Communications Tips for Expressing Yourself, Intimately & Expansively - Scott Catamas

Scott will provide a series of very practical tools & tips for improving your communication.  There will be two parts to this workshop.  The first part will be for lovers, partners & intimate friends.  Scott will present his understanding of how to utilize Compassionate Communication (aka: NVC, or Nonviolent Communication) in creating safe, joyful and expansive relationships.   Learn how to connect more deeply and in a way in which your needs are being more fully met.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences: Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
 


Compassionate Communication, Conscious Cuddling - Shelley Tyson, MA, MFT

We use original music and Tantra like puja connecting exercises to create a conscious space.  Then Kelly leads an experiential conversation about:

How to “Not Compromise” any of your relationship needs. (Because compromise is where you share

  • How to get into sweet connection with each other’s needs, instead of polarized by each other’s strategies.

  • “Consensual Morality” & “Transparency” to support everyone’s choice for how they need to be loved & to create their own Designer Relationship.

  • Super simple tools to QTIP (Quit taking it personally), and deliver difficult messages compassionately and without criticism.

  • Recovering our lovejoy when buttons have been pushed.

  • Recognizing and transforming the “Core Beliefs” that disconnect us from our lovejoy.

  • Recovering and sustaining the lovejoy in all our relationships

Featured at these World Polyamory Conferences:
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


 
       Emmy award winning writer and producer Scott Catamas will be discussing how to work with the media in raising consciousness.  He will show segments of programming that he has produced for HBO, NBC, FOX, SHOWTIME and other nationally broadcast outlets.
Topics will include Crop Circles, Astronauts & Military Officials talking about the real UFO stories, Sacred Sexuality & Tantra, The Mayan Calendar & Prophecies and the link between Metaphysics & Quantum Physics.  Between viewing dynamic segments, Scott will lead brief discussions / Q & A with the audience. 
 
      The presentation will adapt according to the interests of the audience.  The primary focus will be how we can best affect positive change / transformation, through the media.
 
       Scott Catamas is a multiple EMMY award winning writer and producer, who was born & raised in the L.A. area.  He has worked with leaders in the Conscious Media Movement throughout his adult life. He is currently involved in a wide variety of film & television projects, and travels between Tiburon (Marin County) and West Los Angeles. 

Featured at these World Polyamory Conferences:
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005

Choreograph The Voices of Love Sasha Lessin, Ph.D. & Janet Kira Lessin, P.T.S.


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entering ourselves, we recognize, accept, coordinate and synergize our own varied inner voices that react to relationships and love. We share vulnerable voices, converting interactions from sour to sweet. We see aspects of other people sour us because they resonate our own underexpressed voices.  As we accept these voices in us, we simultaneously enjoy their appearance in others. Accepting our varied inner selves helps us celebrate diversity in others and builds our cohesiveness. 

World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Chrysalis Wisdom Council - Cougar Brenneman & Tana Gallante

Use the Chrysalis Wisdom Council to Transform Communication, Problem-Resolution, Visioning, and Agreements with Your Partners.  The goal of any healthy relationship is to connect at the deepest, most basic levels. However, inevitably, we all face conflict. This conflict can come in the form of disagreements, lack of common vision, irresolvable differences (big and small), limited perspectives, unexamined assumptions, misunderstood communications—and more.

Poly relationships can be even more challenging than monogamous one, requiring more honesty, greater self-examination, clearer boundaries, more sensitive listening, higher consciousness, and a broader perspective. For this reason, polyamory requires better tools.

The Chrysalis Wisdom Council is a transformational tool that will enable you to find completely unexpected solutions by thinking outside the chrysalis. In one short session, you can typically cover more ground than in five normal conversations – all the while talking a lot less.

In this hands-on workshop, you will experience the Chrysalis Wisdom Council, and you will leave the workshop an expert in the use of this powerful tool. You will be able to use it to:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of your partner’s wants, needs, and desires.

  • Communicate your own wants, needs, and desires more effectively.

  • Develop your emotional safety agreements with your polyamorous partners.

  • Resolve relationship issues that you haven’t been able to tackle in years.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences: Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
 


Hawkins' Cosmology of Human Consciousness, Polyamory & You  
Anastas Harris, Ph.D. & Steven Vogue, D.C., N.D.


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avid Hawkins has developed a cosmology of human consciousness that takes us from the lowest to the highest levels of human consciousness.  He did this through research using applied kinesiology on hundreds and thousands of people over ten years time.   He found that regardless of race, culture, religion, nationality, class, personality, state of mental health or even personal beliefs, almost exactly the same cosmology emerged with each individual.  More than that when each state was rated for the level of life energy it represented, that too was, almost completely consistent across the board of the people tested.  

We'll take that cosmology and apply it to relationships to determine how each level impacts the possibility for polyamory. We've also looked at our own relationship from Hawkin's perspective.  We'll share this cosmology and our insights into it and give an example from our own relationship as it relates to the different levels. 

Then you'll participate in a small group exploration of each person’s current challenge in polyamory from the perspective of the cosmology of human consciousness.  You'll have the opportunity to bring to the table a difficult or uncomfortable experience for you in the poly realm.  You'll reflect upon and discuss your experience.  You'll ask yourself where are you, where do you want to be?  What do you need to believe, know, do to be there? 
 
Steve and Anastas present the post Laguna Beach, 2004 Post-Conference, October 24, 2005: 

Living Compersion: An Experiential and Tantric Workshop

Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


How To Enter An Established Poly Relationship - Shama & Don Kraig


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earn to be a successful third, fourth, or fifth wheel!  Navigating the waters smoothly when entering an established relationship can be rough.  Shama & Don reveal important pointers that make the journey easier. You learn the most important aspects of how to deal with exciting dynamics a new person brings; the wonders and the potential pitfalls. Learn to create balance and harmony in triads and beyond.  Explore practical skills including communication tools that can be used immediately to enhance and expand the quality of all your relationships

Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


How We Do Poly - Janet Kira Lessin, Panel & Participants


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his is a very popular format and often the favorite part of the conference for many.  The panel is led by Janet Kira Lessin and includes polys of several varieties and everyone else who wishes to share how they make polyamory work for them.  The audience gets to ask question, so everyone's included.  Newbies get valuable answers to begin their poly lives. If you're currently involved in poly relations and would like to be a part of the panel, email: janetkiralessin@aol.com

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Hypnofantasy/Hypnomassage - Terry & Paul Brussel-Gibbons & Marcus Brussel Jenkins


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ypnosis demonstration shows you how to slay the green eyed monster, release sexual inhibitions which are no longer serving you, and how to share full body multiple orgasms with your partners. Bring your senses alive through guided fantasy, experience the delights of sensual/spiritual connection through orchestrated hypnomassage --for singles, dyads, triads and loving groups. Romantic music heightens the intimacy. 

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Intimate Erotic Photography & Poly Relationships - Wilton Jones


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his presentation is about four people who agreed to share a part of their intimate relationships with the world.  Using photographs taken earlier this year as a samples, we will discuss how this photo session helped a poly family incorporate and partner in much less time than it might have taken in the past.  We'll also discuss how you can use photography to both enhance your relationships and create images that are erotic and sensual without being lewd. 
 

Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Innovative and Rapid Techniques for Jealousy Management - Dave Doleshal, Ph.D.


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here are many good ideas and effective techniques that can be used to manage jealousy. All of them work at least to some extent.  This workshop will include two others that are very powerful, easy to learn, but not yet widely known within the polyamory community.  These are the methods originally pioneered by psychologist Roger Callahan and methods invented by Dr. Edward Bach, a British Homeopathic physician.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Inspiring Masculine Presence/Unleashing Feminine Fire - Scott Longwell

All men and women possess both masculine and feminine qualities -- different people have different mixes of each. This workshop helps you find what your intrinsic individual mix is -- and experience the strength and freedom inherent in acting from that authentic place. You're most powerful, effective and free when you can animate both your masculine and feminine aspects from a place of love and openness as opposed to fear and defensiveness. The workshop helps men and women understand how to improve the way they come across to the opposite sex in a way that makes you irresistible in their eyes.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Live Your Dream: The Science Fiction Entrance Into Poly Love - Terry & Paul Brussel-Gibbons & Marcus Brussel Jenkins
 

Select the lifestyle you feel you'd enjoy most from several possible options--from poen relatonships to a multi-generational group marriage.  Terry and Paul Brussel Gibbons, now 50, have lived a polyamorous lifesyle since their late teens.  They've been in a triad with Marcus Brussel Jenkins since 6-01.  Much of their personal belief system is based on Stranger in a Strange Land, a science fiction novel from the 60s.  Many members of the poly and pagan communities got into this lifestyle through science fiction-Robert Heinlein, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Spider Robinson and others.

In this workshop we'll discuss Heinlein's "latest" novel, his first written in 1938, which shows that all his other Poly-oriented novels represented his true philosophy which was presented over the years with full intent to educate/socialize his readers regarding this lifestyle.  Terry and Paul will be happy to answer questions how triads work, share their personal experiences, and help you figure out how to make your dreams a reality.

We'll climax this workshop with a LOVE MAGNET guided meditation led by Terry (a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist). This will help you attract the love partners you desire while releasing any jealousies or inhibitions that keep you from fully enjoying your sex life with your primary partner(s) and any other lovers you draw into your circle.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005

 


Living Compersion: An Experiential and Tantric Workshop  Anastas Harris & Steven Vogue


Compersion is an experience where I am uplifted when my partner is uplifted through experiences that he or she shares with others, including when those experiences involve love and sexuality.  It is the acceptance that those you love can love others and the capacity to experience pleasure, and even joy and turn-on, when this occurs.  Compersion is essential to Polyamory.  

Tantra is a spiritual path that is conducive to compersion and which, if truly lived, flows seamlessly into Polyamory. 

In this workshop, we will begin by revealing how this is so.  Then, in twos, fours and small groups, we will move into compersion, Tantra and Poly in a dance that may be playful or soulful, mental or sensual, and that will either stretch boundaries or provide the opportunity to stretch into already extended boundaries with a variety of individuals or couples. We will place you in situations in which you will have the opportunity to experience or develop your compersionate nature in an enriching and supportive atmosphere. 

Click here for a longer description of this workshop.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 24, 2004


Loving Beyond the Dyad - Harold Kornylak, D.O., C.T.E

An enduring, fulfilling two person partnership is rare enough. Even most animals tend to pair-bond. It’s totally impractical to think of expanding beyond the dyad, perhaps to 3, or 4? In Beyond the Dance of Two, we explore the unique dynamics when more than 2 relate. We explore how to keep a triad from being a pair plus one. Gain insight into your relating style and how compatible it is for going beyond the dyad. (Discussion and experiential exercises).
 

Featured at these World Polyamory Conferences:
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


No Separate Relationships - Kirsten Rose

Polyamory is often defined as several separate relationships going on simultaneously. However, an alternative perspective, inspired by shamanism, tantra and family systems theory, is to view it all as one single relationship that encompasses multiple persons and multiple points of responsibility.  Viewing relationships in such a manner can resolve a number of practical "problems" often confronting people wishing to create and sustain non-monogamous lifestyles.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


On Agreements Dawn Davidson &  Akien MacIain


"Safer" agreements are one of the cornerstones of successful relating, in all aspects of our lives. We'll cover how to make more successful agreements, what should and shouldn't be in a safer sex agreement, and how to make agreements regarding emotional safety. We'll also discuss the agreements in our lives we're usually not even aware of. We will cover why agreements fail, and how to help insure their success. We'll also discuss how to recover when they fail. We'll be spending out time together in a combination of lecture, interactive discussion, and exercises.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Orienting to Polyamory: Newcomer's Circle -  Dave Doleshal, Janet Kira Lessin

Janet and Dave orient all to the conference. They, oldtimers and newcomers question each other and share experiences.  This orientation is especially designed for those new to polyamory and/or for those attending their first polyamory conference, - but all are welcome.  It's a good place to begin getting your burning questions answered, get your feet wet and begin to get to know your fellow participants at the conference.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Pair Bonding, Romantic Love & Multiple Partner Sexuality - Leanna Wolfe, Ph.D.


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s serial monogamy the normal human mating pattern? How then do we explain other patterns including polygamy, polyamory, and swinging? To address these questions, we examine cross-cultural research on romantic passion as well as the brain chemistry of romantic love.  Next we compare how the cultures of dating singles, swingers and polyamorists engage pairbonding and romantic love. We consider how singles focus on the differences between how women and men fall in love and evaluate making a pairbonded commitment. Next we see how polyamory mitigates against jealousy by celebrating compersion and maintaining relationship hierarchies. We notice how swinging culture teases up sexual attraction while reinforcing the strength of the marital bond. We reconsider the idea humans are serially monogamous. What keeps people swinging, or practicing open marriage, polygyny, polyandry and polyamory happy are the many different kinds of love they access simultaneously.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Pods for Intimate Community - Sasha Lessin, Ph.D. & Janet Kira Lessin, P.T.S.


We play–first wordlessly. Then we talk and join small (6 -12 person) groups. Our group is our pod. Our pod supports us getting what we want at the conference and in life. Throughout the weekend, we talk with our pod mates about what we learn about poly loving.  We imagine taking new lovers into our net.  We roleplay joining established lovers.  Each day we report in our pod how we're doing fulfilling fantasies.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


While no one believes anyone can literally duplicated the non-monogamous styles depicted in Stranger in a Strange Land or similar stories, such literature has nevertheless inspired people for decades. Such tales can capture the imagination, arouse a vision close to the heart, and indirectly impart many truths to many levels of the mind.  Just as mythology has empowered people throughout the ages to live more courageously and authentically, so too the tales of non-monogamous lifestyles found in contemporary fiction offers a rich source of inspiration to people wanting to live polyamorous lives in the "real world".   

Terry, Paul and Marcus coordinate Live the Dream, an education and support group based in Southern California for those who, originally inspired by the writings of such authors as Robert Heinlein, Robert Rimmer and Marion Zimmer Bradley are now ready to LIVE such alternative lifestyles as cooperative living, open relationships and group marriage.


Polyamory Games - Catherine Karklyn and Barry Smiler

Yes, there are such things! Totally fun.  Non-coercive.  Interactive and participatory. Touch/body positive, partner-changing, bonding, clothing-optional, win-win for all. 

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005

 


Poly Positives Shama Malin, Don Kraig

As we explore the new dynamics created in exploring the new vistas that the poly lifestyle offers, there are many challenges that are often discussed in books and workshops.  While it is important to be prepared for the pitfalls, it's more important to focus on WHY we are really doing this journey in the first, second and third place.

Facilitators Donald Michael Kraig and Shama will juicily and joyfully help you to remember the fun, pleasure, expansion and tranformations that make this wonderful lifestyle so worthwhile.  Through role play and various exercises, re-awaken your passion for freedom, connection and pleasure. Swim in the energy of LOVE.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Power Exchange for Poly's and Other Useful Skills from the Kink World - by Master Rex

This workshop deals with the skills and etiquette required for BDSM power exchange and how they are applied in the real world to make life a simple pleasure.  The approaches to negotiation and conflict resolution that are essential to successfully navigate the world of fetish and kink have direct benefits if properly and discretely applied in the world of relationship and business. With my submissive sex slave as a demo helper, I will cover all the basic tools that we can use as well as give a gentle and appetizing introduction to the world of Slaves and Masters. Fun and enjoyable.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences: Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Right Relationships: What's God's Plan for Earth(lings)?- Devaka UP
Devaka guides experientials into the spiritual dimension of polyamory. Meditations to transcend suffering, free our intuition, liberate our spirit, dance our oneness

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences: Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Sacred Sexuality, Tantra, Alternative Lifestyles and Polyamory in the Media - Scott Catamas

Learn from Scott's extensive experience in working in the media.  He has written & produced successful Film, Television, Video and DVD projects dealing with the themes of Sacred Sexuality, Tantra, Alternative Lifestyles and Polyamory for such outlets as HBO, NBC, FOX, UPN, etc.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences: Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Senior Sex: Ups & Downs, Ins & Outs - Ed Jor-El Elkin, Ph. D.

At over 65, many in our culture think that sex is over, especially when you are still young.  However, for many of us in the "senior" category, an ongoing sex life is certainly an asset although perhaps not as compulsive as when we were younger.  With Viagra, Cyalis and other boosts to male sexuality available, this forum will present an opportunity to candidly discuss the issues concerning men and women in their elder years. All ages are welcome.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences: Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Sexercise: Advanced Sexuality Rap and Guided Experience - Theodore Desmarais  

Theodore will talk about techniques and attitudes for getting turned on and building the sexual tension leading to ecstasy and orgasmic release.He will tell Stories of experiences which
enable the universal principles to be understood. Then personal guidance for your own sexercises!


Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences: Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Sex Magick for Poly Families - Shama Malin & Don Kraig

Oftentimes having a common goal can help bring poly families together. But how do you achieve these goals?  One aspect of sensuality is the incredible amount of energy that can be produced.  If we could direct that energy to the common goal, then nothing can stop us!

Sex Magick is simply the ability to do exactly this.  In this workshop, you will learn the basics of designing a magikal goal and using sensual activities in the poly family to raise energy and direct it to that goal.

Funshop Facilitators are Donald Michael Kraig, author of Modern Sex Magick and Shama, Tantra Educator, author of Polyamory 101.  Come prepared to have fun and make magick with your friends and lovers. 

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


So What Do You Want: Your Deepest Desires - Dave Doleshal, Ph.D.

Getting what you REALLY want is light-years ahead of merely avoiding the things you DON'T want.  What you really want is far beyond "settling" for what you are "willing to tolerate", accepting what some belief system, the media, political correctness or an authority figure has taught you to say you want.  This is especially true in intimate relationships, and all the more so with non-monogamous relationships.  Most people are much clearer about what they wish to avoid than about what they actually want.  And this absence of clarity about your true desires is often a major obstacle that stands in the way of creating satisfying polyamorous relationships.  Clarifying your desires will put you way ahead of the game in polyamory.  You can't GET what you want until you KNOW what you want. (So what do you want?)

Featured at the World Polyamory Conferences
Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005


Tantric Polyamory: The Art of Conscious Loving - Shama & Don Kraig


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e frequently hear in the media how sex in relationships eventually becomes boring. Even some people in poly relationships often find themselves in a rut, doing the same old thing while getting lesser results. It doesn’t have to be that way!  

Through Tantra, you can experience NOW how to resurrect the passion and ecstasy in every aspect of your life as you expand your passion, your pleasure, and the depth of your intimacy beyond your wildest dreams!  Step into a new paradigm of love, of sex and of living.  Shama and Don Kraig guide you on this amazing exploration of awakening, consciousness and bliss.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004


Tantra Ritual for Polys - Sophia Songhealer

Sophia's ceremonial songs move us through energy exchanges that uplift and support all-chakra connecting–meeting each other at the levels of our inner Children, Sexual Adults, Warriors, Lovers, Communicators, Visionaries and Spirits.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Harbin Hot Springs, CA - June 17-19, 2005 &
Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004



Touch With Intention - Les Nuckles


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his presentation teaches people to touch and/or be present using focus and intention.  There's some lecture with lots of hands-on time.  This workshop prepares attendees to get more from the workshops that follow and to be better able to connect with others.

Featured at the World Polyamory Conference, Laguna Beach, CA - October 23, 2004

 

Whole Bodied Communications in the Bedroom - Scott Longwell

 
 
 

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