Sex Is Medicine ~ Intimate conversations about sexuality, spirituality, PLEASURE, and personal growth
Sex Is Medicine ~ Intimate conversations about sexuality, spirituality, PLEASURE, and personal growth
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Sex Is Medicine is a one-hour sexual wellness podcast that explores the connection between sexuality and spirituality, pleasure, and personal growth with an emphasis on how each of these factors impacts the health and wellness of our body, mind, and soul!Tune in every Thursday evening at 7 pm Pacific to get answers to YOUR questions about all things sexual, explore the inherent connection between sexuality and spirituality, and learn some of the most practical and effective tools for healing body, mind, and sex.Join thousands of listeners and tune in to new episodes of Sex Is Medicine Podcast EVERY THURSDAY evening at 7 pm Pacific on Contact Talk Radio Network.Find out more at www.deviwardtantra.com
Ask A Sexologist! Erectile Issues, Making Time For Tantra, and Gspot Vibrator Scams!
Join Devi Ward Erickson and her panel of certified Experts for the final episode of 2021!Devi and her crew answer listeners questions about:* Keeping and maintaining and erection with new partners* How to find time to practice Tantra* The reality of wet dreams* Why Gspot vibrators are a SCAMJoin us for the last episode of the season and make sure to subscribe to Sex Is Medicine in iTunes, Spotify, and Youtube
Oct 28, 2021
58 min
Cultivating Conscious C**k with Kristopher Lovestone!
There are many articles written about “toxic masculinity”, but how does “healthy masculinity” show up? And in a culture rooted in largely toxic values with very little pleasure and connection-based sex education available, how do cisgender men learn how to be healthy, loving, compassionate, and EMPOWERED Men?Join Devi Ward Erickson and Certified Sex Educator, Kristopher Lovestone as they discuss his new book Conscious C*ck: The Empowered Sexuality Manual For Men.Find out:* What Healthy masculinity for cishet men looks and feels like* Boundaries & consent as a self-empowerment practice* Sex education for men* Communication tools for relationship success* Building intimacy through authenticity* How this information is relevant to men of colorJoin us for this lively and activated conversation!
Oct 28, 2021
52 min
Queering Tantra with TK
How do you integrate the practice of Tantra without absorbing potentially harmful cis-heteronormative narratives?This episode is for radical anti-assimilationists, those who want to get past the trauma stories of linen pants, and those who know enlightenment doesn't happen by turning a blind eye to pain, suffering, and the oppressed.Join Devi Ward Erickson and her guest TK as they discuss Queering Tantra and what that looks like.In this episode find out...-queering the language of tantra - deciding whether we want to use terms like feminine/masculine, top/bottom, receiving/giving-how to integrate body pleasure and ways of dealing with dysmorphia-how kink can help-deliberate immediate presence vs open empty space-what it means to be fiercely vulnerable with language you choose-how to create and use your own terms-tantra as an integrated lifestyle: breathing life and presence into all you do
Oct 15, 2021
50 min
The Journey From Catholic Nun To Tantrika!
How does one go from being a Catholic Nun to a sexually empowered Tantrika? In this episode of Sex Is Medicine, Devi speaks with Certified Sexologist and Certified Authentic Tantra Practitioner, Laurie McCraken about her extraordinary journey from Catholic Nun, to Body Sex Practitioner, to Tibetan 5 Element Tantric Healer.This episode is a MUST for those starting their journey of sexual healing and wanting inspiration, direction, and hope
Oct 8, 2021
46 min
The Historical Roots of Neo-Tantra
Join Devi Ward Erickson and Relationship Coach and practitioner of ​​​​Kashmir Shaivism, Mel Cassidy, as they discuss the historical roots of Neo-Tantra in the West.In this episode, find out:*The importance of lineage in authentic Tantra*The signs and symptoms of not practicing Tantra within a lineage*The sinister roots of Neo-Tantra*How “sex magick” started as ritualistic abuse of underage boys and girls and how it is NOT in any way related to authentic Tantra.*How to be an ethical practitioner of Neo-TantraJoin us for a joyfully expressive interview in which we are sure to press many Neo-Tantra buttons!
Sep 30, 2021
58 min
Healing Through Relationships with Brittany Policastro
Relationships can often bring up our deepest and most challenging wounds. Because of cultural “norms” polyamorous and ethically non-monogamous relationships can bring even more challenges to navigate. So how and where can we learn to “ride the waves” of relationship and transform those potential breakdowns into profoundly healing breakthroughs?Join Devi Ward Erickson, and sexual liberation extraordinaire, Brittany Policastro @sexually_liberated for a deep dive into the healing aspects of conscious relationships and the healing power of non-monogamy.Listeners will learn how to:⚡️Heal through the lens of relationships⚡️Remaining sovereign within your relationships⚡️Sustaining your relationship with yourself (both sexually and intimately) while connecting with another⚡️How multiple partnerships can be deeply fulfilling and also very challenging⚡️How owning our shit is key to healing and creating supportive relationships⚡️The difference between rules and boundaries
Sep 9, 2021
1 hr 5 min
Ask A Sexologist ~ Trouble Shooting Your Tantra Practice
Join Devi Ward Erickson and her team of ACS Certified Sexologists for another episode of “Ask A Sexologist” as they discuss troubleshooting your tantra practice and embodying spiritual sex. In this episode find out:*Tantra Tips for helping Trans women cultivate their sexual charge*Lasting longer and the 4 stages of becoming multi-orgasmic*Taoist exercises for increasing erection*How to heal sexual trauma with spiritual practice*How to cultivate a meaningful tantra practice
Sep 3, 2021
1 hr
The Secret to Experiencing Breast Orgasms with Davia Frost
Breasts are symbolic of nourishment, sustenance, and quite literally, life itself. Breasts can also be a source of orgasm and pleasure for those who own and enjoy them.Join Devi Ward Erickson and Certified Sexologist, Davia Frost as they discuss how to awaken the power and glory of breast orgasms!Find out:*How to cultivate self-love with breast massage*How to create a “Breast Love” ritual for yourself*The physiological AND psychological benefits of having a “Breast Love” practice*Exploring ALL of your erogenous zones*Lend a helping hand...Breast Massage with partnersTune in to this AASECT award winning show!
Aug 26, 2021
1 hr
The Impact of Racism on BIPOC Mental Health with Chioma Janelle
Our ability to give, receive, and respond to pleasure is largely dictated by our sense of emotional and physical well-being. From a very basic physiological perspective, if you don’t feel safe – physically, emotionally, or psychologically – your sexual function simply doesn’t function. Or, certainly not as well as it could/should. There are a LOT of stressors in our Western lifestyle that can impact our sexual experience, many of which go unnoticed because they are so common and normalized. One ongoing and all pervasive stressor for POC that often gets overlooked is that of racism, and the impact of racism on the physical, mental, emotional, and sexual well-being of POC.Join Devi Ward Erickson and Mental health professional, Chioma Janelle, as they discuss the impact of racism on BIPOC mental health and how that can affect our sexual experience.Find out about:*How intergenerational trauma manifests and replicates itself.*The effects of colonization in fostering Trauma*How Trauma affects our nervous system, relationships and how we relate and connect to one another*Healing from “The superwoman syndrome”*The power of Black resilience*How POC ACTUALLY find healing vs what’s currently offered in the available systems of “healing”*How Black bodies are misdiagnosed due to racism and overwhelm*Using Black Feminist approach as a way of healing- using community and collective space, creativity, and PLEASUREJoin us for this AASECT Award winning show.
Aug 20, 2021
51 min
Sex as Self-Care: How to Make Pleasure Your Default
Have you ever wondered how to get your sexy back and feel good in the process? Between work, the kids and their activities, and taking care of your aging parents, you fall into bed exhausted every night. You remember a time when sex was the best thing ever, but now, you can take it or leave it. If you know there is more to life and love but just don’t know how to achieve it, then you’ve come to the right place!Dr. Brandye Manigat, MD has been helping women “Get Their Sexy Back” and address the root causes of a lackluster sex life. Join her and Devi Ward Erickson as they discuss:Why sex is WAY more than just a frivolous thrillWhy our sex life today is not our mother's sex lifePhysiological benefits of sexYour biggest sex organ?Female sexual response - what's within the realm of normalHow to activate your pleasure pointsManifesting the life you want with PLEASURE!Another episode you won’t want to miss from this AASECT award winning show!
Aug 13, 2021
55 min
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