May 1, 2020

I spend a lot of time thinking about how much pleasure, connection, and worship are stifled by the ideas we were taught through Purity Culture.

February 18, 2019

I’m going to tell you a secret.

You may already know it.

It may feel like a memory you can’t quite remember.

Your body loves you and protects you and wants to bring you joy and pleasure. Your body holds you. It knows how to heal. It is whispering for you to remember.

Can y...

December 11, 2018

Ever wonder why some sexual encounters or fantasies are so much hotter or more satisfying than others? According to Jack Morin, Ph.D. and author of "The Erotic Mind", we all have a Core Erotic Theme (CET) that is unique to our life experiences and preferences. The clos...

July 3, 2018

What IS sex? If you ask 10 people you will get different 10 answers.

For most of us we were taught a very narrow definition. It involves genitals. It involves intercourse. It involves orgasm… if you have a penis. This definition leaves out so much possibility. Our bodie...

May 8, 2018

I grew up in the church.

I loved Jesus.

I wanted to be good.

I wanted to make my family proud.

And mostly I didn’t want to disappoint God.

What I was told, and took to heart, when I was young was that my virginity was something that I needed to hold close. If I lost it or...

March 10, 2018

I recently got to spend time with Surrogate Partner Therapist*, Carlene Ostedgaard on her podcast The Sexual Philosopher.  We had a lovely conversation that was silly and sexy and vulnerable. It touched on many of the ways that coaching can help connect us back to our...

October 6, 2017

The ideas we have about sex and sexuality are full of "shoulds".

Women should not have sex with too many people or else they are sluts. Penises should never get soft. We should only be attracted to fit bodies. All sex should culminate in an orgasm. If we love someone we...

July 10, 2017

I tend to have a hard time asking for what I want. I’d like to trust other people to love and support me, but the mere thought of asking for help or support when I need it is generally met with crippling fear and anxiety.

This is true for all aspects of my life - from t...

May 14, 2017

I am a Somatic Sex and Intimacy Coach because I want each and every person to be able uncover, voice, and celebrate their sexuality.

The honest truth: I love talking about sex and pleasure. I believe that exploring our relationship to sex and pleasure is key to being ou...

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