45 :: Prioritizing HER Pleasure with Kim Sedgwick

Episode Description:

Ladies, why are we so afraid to ask for what we want in the bedroom?
This week on the Ignite Intimacy podcast I’m talking to sex educator Kim Sedgwick, co-founder of Red Tent Sisters, about the female tendency to put others first and not take time to consider and express their own desires and needs. We’re talking about opening up the channels of communication in the bedroom, and prioritizing all different kinds of pleasure, not just orgasm.
Learn the beauty of letting go of your fears, saying goodbye to those pesky hangups, being fully seen for all of you, and creating true connection and intimacy with the right people (for you!).

Kim Sedgwick-BIO

Growing up Toronto, Canada, in a very sex positive atmosphere, Kim always felt comfortable asking questions and having discussions about sex. After majoring in English and Gender & Women’s Studies, Kim and her sister Amy founded Red Tent Sisters to teach women how to manage their fertility naturally through the Justisse Method, and helping them feel sexually empowered.
Kim aims to change the definition of the passive “nice girl”, and teach women about the confidence that comes from knowing your boundaries and creating deep connections because of it. Currently working in Toronto, Kim also works in continuing education and advocacy for sexuality and gender issues.
Resources:
Come As You Are – by Emily Nagoski Ph.D.
She Comes First – Ian Kerner Ph.D.

44 :: Epic Saturday Nights with Sierra and Rono

Episode Description Rono and Sierra are back with an even deeper conversation about their relationship journey from “relationship rupture” through healing, and their practice of creating “Epic Saturday Nights” – fun, creative, sexy, and relationship-nourishing Saturday nights that begin with intention and fill up with love and sensual pleasure. We’re talking about “setting up the container” for sexual intimacy, connecting deeper, and learning how to be more intimate, vulnerable, and spiritual with each other, our sexual selves and the world around us. Open yourself to this conversation and dare to ask for what you want on Episode 44, Epic Saturday Nights with Sierra and Rono! Sierra and Rono – BIO Having known each other since childhood (and maybe even for lifetimes!), Rono and Sierra are a couple that have built their relationship on a foundation of friendship and lots of hard work. Together they have created a sisterhood committed to empowerment, and a reputation for transforming the lives of women and couples all over. Feminine Empowerment Expert & Passion Coach Sierra’s background in publishing and marketing, and Rono’s experiences including lifestyle coaching have lent themselves perfectly to manifesting their business of creating love, understanding, and compassion. Resources: Check out their websites at LifeStylized.com and HotSexyLove.com! They will be Co-Teaching … Continue reading

43 :: Men + Sexuality + Dating with Destin Gerek

Episode Description In this episode we explore Destin Gerek’s journey to discover his true masculine, first using costume as a “mask” to create a persona to help bring out the core essence that lives underneath. We discuss gender dynamics, and the loss and confusion some men may feel in this time of the rise of the woman, leading some to resentment and anger, others to disempowerment. So, how can men passionately manifest their biggest dreams with women and sexuality? How can they find and carry power instead of fighting for power? And how can they use this power to become better, responsible men who show up in a way that is real, true, sensual and passionate? Tune in for the answers on episode 42 of the Ignite Intimacy podcast, Men + Sexuality + Dating with Destin Gerek. Destin Gerek – BIO Destin Gerek is a transformational personal empowerment coach for men specializing in masculinity, sexuality, and consciousness. Dedicated to redefining 21st century masculinity, Destin fully embraces his message, walking the talk and being a strong role model for men. Remember that amazing free gift Destin mentioned? You know you want it! Click HERE for Destin’s Free Gift ‘Enticing Desire’ Schedule a 20 … Continue reading

42 :: Diversity + Inclusion + Sex Ed with Dirty Lola

Episode Description On this week’s episode we’re going in on a sex + diversity conversation with the one and only Dirty Lola, edutainer and creator of the live sex Q&A, variety show and podcast Sex Ed A Go-Go. We discuss the need for more diversity at sex events, how founders, hosts and producers who claim they’re inclusive can actually be real about it and touch on serious issues like racism, white privilege, and colorism. Join us as we encourage everyone to educate themselves on the real meanings of diversity and inclusion. The time is now.. especially for the white community to step up and take action. Here are a few ways to get active.. educate yourself by reading articles, books, listening to podcasts like ‘Scene on Radio’s’ series ‘Seeing White,’ have conversations with people in your and other communities, and definitely speak up when you see, hear or experience racism, micro aggressions or discrimination first hand. Tune in to Episode 42, Diversity + Inclusion + Sex Ed with Dirty Lola!! Dirty Lola: BIO Dirty Lola has spent the last six years sharing her personal journey into body- and sex-positivity, kink and polyamory through shows, workshops, and bachelorette parties. Her sex positive … Continue reading

41 :: Love, Sex & Dating with Laura Aiisha

Episode Description Hey hey! It’s been while since we had a little one on one, so I thought I’d check in and share about my more recent experiences with love, sex and dating on this weeks episode. I’d love to hear from you too. Who are you? Tell me about yourself… What do you enjoy about the Ignite Intimacy podcast? What do you want more of? Any topics you’d love for us to cover?! Holler at us Hello@IgniteIntimacy.com My Bio I’m a new business development consultant, singer/songwriter, Ignite Intimacy podcast hostess and producer, West African dancer, cookie baker (my molasses cookies are bangin’!!), Mama to a 20 year young daughter, and I’m launching a new project into the world that will bring white women and women of color to the table to discuss and acknowledge the issues that divide us. I’m also a fiercely independent, passionate being in this world and I LOVE connecting with people like YOU! Check out our sponsors: For more information about Saida’s upcoming event in Los Angeles Click HERE To learn more about the board game that gets you SPARKED Click HERE   Resources: If you’re listening to Ignite Intimacy please hop over to iTunes and … Continue reading

40 :: Cannabis + Sex with Elise McRoberts

Episode Description: Holy Moly!! Episode 40 of Ignite Intimacy is here!!! Curious about enhancing your sex and love life with cannabis?! Wonder how cannabis supports sexuality and health?! On episode 40, my guest cannabis guruess Elise McRoberts is schooling me on the ABCs of THC and CBD when it comes to naturally supporting healthy sexuality and deeper intimacy with the good green herb. From topicals to tinctures, extracts to edibles, we’re learning how cannabis products can enhance your experiences both in your day to day life AND in the bedroom. Get ready for a juicy conversation about the “budding” cannabis industry on episode 40, Cannabis + Sex with Elise McRoberts! Elise McRoberts – BIO A speaker, entrepreneur, and cannabis expert among many other titles, Elise’s passion has been cannabis education and creating a social space for adults to enjoy conscious consumption of cannabis. Based in California, Elise is increasingly in demand as a top adviser for various professionals looking to get involved in the budding cannabis industry. For more information, please visit: http://elisemcroberts.com/ Home … Continue reading

39 :: Sex Talk Town Hall Style with Jared Matthew Weiss

Episode Description Do you wish you could have more open and honest conversations about sex and intimacy with your partner, friends, family members and community? Have you ever wondered where you can find a space to have your questions about intimate topics discussed in a safe, open group setting? After realizing that he wasn’t the only one with questions about intimacy, Jared Matthew Weiss began hosting monthly town hall style gatherings where topics on sex, intimacy (and other juicy things that folks might feel uncomfortable talking about) are addressed through anonymous questions and honest and open group discussion. What started as a fun way to open up the lines of communication became an immediate success, with Jared naming his event Touchpoint and holding gatherings filled with people from many different cultures all over the world. Touchpoint subjects range from loss of virginity to sex positions, BDSM, losing your virginity and more. Join us as we discuss how these amazing conversations are bringing people together, creating huge breakthroughs, improving communication in all aspects of people’s lives and causing attendees to turn up the heat in their sex and love lives on episode 39, Sex Talk Town Hall Style with Jared Matthew Weiss. Jared Matthew … Continue reading

38 :: Relational Sabotage & Unavailable Men with Krisztina Farkas

Episode Description Ladies, are you self-sabotaging when dating men you actually like and desire more connection with? Do you feel powerless about where your love is at? Are you tired of attracting unavailable men, or having a relationship cool down just when it’s getting hot? In episode 38 of the Ignite Intimacy podcast, Krisztina and I do a deep dive into how we can self sabotage a good thing just when it’s getting hot, how to spot unavailable men and women and what we can do to become strong and powerful within ourselves to create powerful relationships with quality humans!! Learn how to create the love life you deeply desire in episode 38, Relational Sabotage & Unavailable Men with Krisztina Farkas. Make sure to stay tuned until the end of the show to hear about the special gifts Krisztina has to offer the Ignite Intimacy audience! Krisztina Farkas – BIO With 17 years of accumulated experience in human potential enhancement and relationship dynamics, Krisztina Farkas specializes in empowering women so that they can have a powerful relationship with a quality man. When she’s not leading summits, or facilitating relationship workshops throughout the U.S., Krisztina works out of San Diego, consulting one-on-one with women, ranging … Continue reading

The Ignite Intimacy Podcast 1 Year Anniversary!!

Holy Moly!! The Ignite Intimacy Podcast is 1 year! As you may know, 1 year ago in late July I made an announcement that I was launching a new project that would create space to contribute to the growing conversation on sexuality, intimacy, romantic relationships and all the juicy (and many times taboo) topics that are aching to be shared, discussed and explored on greater levels! Well… 1 year ago this conversation started when the Ignite Intimacy Podcast went LIVE on iTunes on August 1st 2016!! I am proud to share that we have kept the podcast going and now have 36 episodes LIVE via iTunes, iHeart Radio, and GooglePlay! Listeners are tuning in from all over the world from United States, Canada, UK, Japan, Australia, Romania, Italy, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia (Wow!!) and elsewhere! This is sooo exciting! We’ve covered a diverse array of topics from polyamory and open relationships to kink and BDSM to empowered communication in romantic relationships and how to heal from sexual trauma in order to deepen intimacy in your relationships. Here’s what one of our listeners said..  ‘It takes a rare skill to open up a raw discussion about sensuality, sexuality, and relationship. Ms. LAH has done that in a way that anyone can … Continue reading

37 :: Ignite Intimacy 1 year Celebration!

Episode Description We’re flipping the script on episode 37! My twin sistar Sarah and I are having a conversation about the creation of the Ignite Intimacy podcast and the path of self-discovery that I continue to walk with all of you on this journey! I’m answering Sarah’s questions, sharing my absolute DELIGHT at touching people that tune in from all over the world, and giving you some hints on what’s to come in the future of the Ignite Intimacy podcast. Give thanks for being a MAJOR part of this journey! One year in and we’ve learned so much, and we’re just getting started ;)) A BIG thanks to Sheena Witter, Dustin Hummel and Lindsay Leclair for supporting this podcast over the last year, helping give it life and sustain it! … Continue reading