In this clip Mark and Patricia talk about the value of going against the rules and customs that you may have internalized. Within tantra, the deliberate breaking of a taboo is meant to inspire an “aha” moment that you wouldn’t otherwise encounter. Mark and Patricia explain how to take this principle into the modern era [...]
In this clip Mark and Patricia dispel the myth that you have to be “totally aware” in order to have good energetic sex. In fact, they say that’s crazy! They suggest instead that you work on “levels of awareness” so that you can enjoy the things you want to, that enhance your sexual experience and [...]
In this clip Mark and Patricia invite you to try changing up the way you breathe during sex. By first observing and then consciously breathing you can expand your pleasure. They also explain a few other fun ways you can play around with breathing, including the exciting and intimate “reciprocal breathing” technique.
In this segment Mark and Patricia talk about “the Big O”, but not in the usual way. They explain how the typical orgasm (for males, usually) progresses during sex, and then suggest an alternative. They explain how the tantric method can expand the power of the orgasm to create a psychological, physical, and even spiritual [...]
Mark and Patricia talk in this clip about how exploring your own sexuality can be a path to self-awareness. Drawing parallels with other spiritual disciplines, they give several examples for self-discovery. Part of the fun is changing things up and trying new things – new positions, new lubes, whatever seems right. This can help give [...]
Often sex can be a kind of haphazard exchange of various activities between two people with just a hope that everyone will get what they want. Mark and Patricia suggest in this clip that by “isolating” the activities – that is, one person purely being the giver, the other solely the receiver – you can [...]
In this clip Mark and Patricia invite you to embrace a more “expansive” definition of heterosexual coupling. They explain the method of “karezza” (“soft embrace”) which can give couples a new insight into intimacy and pleasure. The technique was developed by a female gynecologist in the U.S. but has similarities to Taoist and tantric practices [...]
There are a lot of questions and controversy about the practice of tantric sex, and Patricia and Mark join PassionateU to give their interpretation. They provide a succinct definition as well as breaking down the word to explain the roots. They also give a quick prelude of the rest of the series: how tantra can [...]
Now that she’s explained many different facets and techniques of mindful living, Dr. Jenn gets back to the sex! She recommends using techniques such as the “five senses meditation” along with your partner to enervate your awareness of each other and of your environment. Other techniques, including one involving an orange, can seem simple in [...]
Dr. Jenn has talked about how mindfulness can help your sexuality, but how do you start becoming more present? In this video she gives you some practical and easy methods such as “the Stoplight” and “the Mindfulness Bell” which can quickly and easily begin the process of developing your ability to be present.
How does a different intention change the experience of pleasurable touch? Will Fredericks talks about exploring the various directions of focus as you’re caressing your partner. Referencing the work of Betty Martin and others, he outlines a couple of ways to change the perception of the touch and therefore enjoy it even more.
Danarama continues his series on rough sex during this seven-minute video. He discusses and demonstrates ways to maintain safety, comfort, and excitement during deeper vaginal penetration. Danarama covers cock and vagina size and shape, as well as ways to use hands, arms, sex toys, anticipation, and more during rough sex. This text is available for [...]
Can pleasure save your life? Julie Hekate believes so and, in this clip, she explains why. There are many health risks associated with the stress of modern western culture and the denial of pleasure only adds to it. Julie explains that you can reverse the flood of stress hormones and their harmful effects by enjoying [...]
Amy Jo Goddard continues her series on getting unstuck sensually and sexually with this 6-minute video on 2nd chakra poses. She demonstrates four poses (squat prayer, goddess, child, and cat-cow), pelvic rocking; and she recommends breathing techniques, length of time per pose, and frequency of practice as well. Watch and practice so to increase pleasure [...]
Amy Jo Goddard continues her series on Getting Unstuck in our sensual and sexual lives with this six-minute video. She starts with some homework: create a pleasure and joy list and then examine how much time you spend experiencing the items on the list. Amy Jo then discusses your body’s 2nd chakra, or energy center, [...]
In this segment of his series on Energetic Sex, Reid Mihalko goes into greater detail on the sanskrit-rooted vocabulary most commonly used to describe energetic sex. With a healthy dose of humor and skepticism, Reid will take you through terms such as “Kundalini,” or life energy (sometimes represented by a coiled snake asleep at the [...]
If you strike a tuning fork of a particular frequency, it will cause another tuning fork to vibrate even across a football field. In energetic sex, you can be that tuning fork. Reid Mihalko gives wide ranging introduction to the concepts behind energetic sex in this 7-minute video, from finding ways the unique ways that [...]