100 :: Two Women on Dating, Attachment + Self Compassion with Megan Bruneau

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Episode Description

Episode 100 baby!! YES!! A special guest for our special Episode, Megan Bruneau is just the type of lady I love. A brilliant, powerful, beautiful and loving woman with a no BS attitude who’s running her own coaching and speaking business here in NYC.

Megan has taken all of her life experience, challenges and trauma and channeled that energy into supporting others to develop new relationships to their trauma and mental health issues to create a new life inside and out. 

Join Megan and I as we have a transparent conversation about dating in NYC, perfectionism, attachment, attracting unavailable partners, craving love, fearing intimacy and self compassion on Episode 100 of Ignite Intimacy! 

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Quoted by Deepak Chopra as the “Millennials’ therapist,” Megan’s no-bullshit, relatable voice has garnered over 30m views and landed appearances on The T.D. Jakes Show, Good Morning America and New York 1 Morning News. She is Huffington Post – homepage regular, MindBodyGreen, and Forbes favorite.

Megan has a master of arts in counseling psychology and a bachelor of arts in psychology and social work. By sharing her personal experiences alongside her professional expertise, Megan seeks to change the way people relate to their inner and outer worlds. 

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97 :: An Episode for Men and Those Confused By Them with Robert Kandell

Episode Description Robert Kandell (previously featured on EP 72 of Ignite Intimacy) has been on a journey from the corporate world to entrepreneurship having built an international 8-figure business based on relationships, intimacy and sex before launching a coaching practice and now authoring his revolutionary new book, unHIDDEN – A Book for Men and Those Who Are Confused By Them. I’m thrilled to have Robert on for a follow-up conversation to jam on a topic that is very near and dear to my heart, MEN! Masculinity! What is it, why men are confusing, what’s going on for men internally, patriarchy, external influences and the harmony and connection that is possible when we all take responsibility for ourselves, our relationships and our choices. Join Robert and I for a powerful conversation about Men, Masculinity and sorting through it all on Episode 97 of Ignite Intimacy!   Robert Kandell – BIO Author and host of the highly successful podcast, Tuff Love, Robert Kandell has been helping men find themselves for fourteen years. An expert in interpersonal communication and relationships, he has helped thousands of students find a more balanced, energized life with better relationships, more sex and more happiness. Connect: Website Facebook Twitter: @RobertKandell … Continue reading

95 :: Nudity, Desire + Possibility with Matthew Ayriss

Episode Description After spending almost two decades in long-term relationships, Matthew Ayriss is on a journey home to himself. A year into his marriage he realized something wasn’t quite right. And, the career he excelled in producing music videos for artists like Beyonce and Jay Z was feeding the machine he had intended to hold a mirror to, by bringing more consciousness to it.  With an affair and then a divorce, Matthew realized it was time to align with his roots and discover who he had become as a grown man. Join soul adventurer, coach, magician and producer Matthew Ayriss and I for a powerful, honest conversation as we dive deep into mommy love, nipples, nudity, the over sexualization of the human body, desire, romantic partnership and radical communication on Episode 95 of Ignite Intimacy! Matthew Ayriss – BIO After a decade in Hollywood producing music videos for artists like Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Katy Perry; and commercials for clients like Apple, Facebook and Toyota, Matthew Ayriss set his intention on creating only consciousness raising content. As a personal development coach, energy healer and body worker, Matthew works one-on-one with individuals and couples helping people navigate new relationships, sacred sexuality and conscious … Continue reading

90 :: Living Unleashed with Coach Yari

Episode Description Coach Yari is a ball of delicious, creative energy. Her presence literally makes me feel ignited and energized!! Yari takes us on a journey through her life where a focus on creating the perfect exterior eventually led Yari to clean up the mental, emotional and physical weight she was carrying with her through life in order to create radiance from within. Would you like to experience more beauty, ease, flow and self expression inside and out?! Then join Coach Yari and I as we explore living life unleashed, the power of authenticity, redefining weight, and being free to express your sensual sexual self on Episode 90 of Ignite Intimacy!! Yari – BIO Yarixa Ferrao, A.K.A, Coach Yari (Ya-di) is a world-renowned inspirational and transformative health and fitness personality who has been featured on multiple TV and Media outlets. Yari’s mission and purpose is to be a soul-igniter, passion provoker and a catalyst of courageous creativity and personal freedom! Through SoulBody Method and Unleash, she curates elevating, liberating and expansive experiences for others.   Connect: The Soulbody Method Unleash Facebook Instagram – @coachyari, @unleashmovement   … Continue reading

76 :: Healing Heartbreak + Role Play + Emotional Clearing with Suki Sohn

Episode Description Suki Sohn is an author and coach who went from a corporate career in finance, and two intense heartbreaks to emotional healing, full self expression and a life filled with love, family, connection and beauty. Join us as we have a real deal conversation about the power of heartbreak to crack us open to what is really at the heart of the matter, healing emotionally, embracing our differences, dancing in life and the power of role play on Episode 76 of Ignite Intimacy! Suki Sohn – BIO Suki is a feminine leadership and relationship coach, author, and intuitive healer.  Her passion is to empower women to embrace their divine femininity to create a new paradigm for feminine leadership. She has journeyed through a personal transformation to health through holistic mind-body-spirit approaches, and now focuses on assisting her clients reclaim and cultivate divine feminine aspects of fluidity, heart-centredness, and intuition. Connect with Suki: https://www.sukisohn.com/ Resources: Happily Ever After by Suki Sohn Alpha Bitch to Enchantress – Awaken Your Feminine Superpowers by Suki Sohn The way of the superior man by David Deida Esther Perel’s podcast episode … Continue reading

74 :: Sexual Trauma, Spirituality + the Decolonization of Bodies with Rachel Halder

Episode Description Giving a heads up that this is a more intense conversation on sexual trauma and the decolonization of bodies. If you’ve recently experienced or are working through past trauma you may want to check with your support system (therapist, doctor, coach, mentor) before listening to this episode. Rachel Halder, a sacred sexuality specialist and empowerment coach, is a survivor of sexual trauma who has studied religion and the intersection of sexuality and spirituality. Join us for a powerful conversation on sexual trauma, sexuality + spirituality, the decolonization of bodies, racism and healing on Episode 74 of Ignite Intimacy! Rachel Halder – BIO Rachel (many of who refer to as Rae) is a sacred sexuality specialist and empowerment coach helping spiritual seekers remove shame and blocks from their sexuality, reigniting passion and pleasure in a deep, holistic and integrated way. With an M.A. in Religion, she extensively researched sexual and spiritual healing through neuroscience, trauma recovery and embodied interspirituality, focusing on holistic healing for those marginalized or spiritually traumatized by the Christian Church through LGBTQ+ identification and/or sexual suppression or abuse. Rachel is also a graduate of the Tantric Institute of Integrated Sexuality, with a specialization in the jade … Continue reading

72 :: Pleasure + Infidelity + Truth Telling with Robert Kandell

Episode Description Robert Kandell is a powerful stand for Men having a transformation in the world of relationships, romance, truth telling, sex and love. This is important and essential work because, from my estimation, men are largely demonized, emasculated and kept out of the conversation. Join us for an energizing, empowering and thought provoking episode focused on pleasure, permission, truth telling, infidelity, forgiveness and relationship styles on Episode 72 of Ignite Intimacy! Robert Kandell – BIO An expert in interpersonal communication and relationships, Robert Kandell has helped thousands of students find a more balanced, energized life with better relationships, more sex and more happiness. He is the host of the highly successes podcast, Tuff Love. To learn more about Robert and his revolutionary work, visit www.RobertKandell.com Links: Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube LinkedIn Resources: Fierce Honesty – How To Boldly Transform Your Relationships + Your Life – Article by Robert Kandell No More Mister Nice Guy – Dr. Robert A. Glover End of Men – Hanna Rosen The War Against Boys – Christina Hoff Sommers … Continue reading

65 :: Liquid Free Dating + Being a Feminine Weapon with Christina Weber

Episode Description Today’s episode features entrepreneur, dating industry disrupter and Feminine Weapon, Christina Weber. I learned about Christina through a friend who encouraged me to attend her annual Feminine Weapon event in Los Angeles on January 30th 2018. As we discuss men, dating, romance and sexuality in this episode, and our desire to bring men more deeply into these important conversations, Christina shares how she received a ton of backlash for this year’s Feminine Weapon Day focus, ‘For the Love of Men,’ from women in a popular Facebook group, and how she handled it. Tune in for a real conversation about liquid free dating, dispelling shame around dating and relating, bringing men into the conversation and being a Feminine Weapon on Episode 65 of Ignite Intimacy! Christina Weber – BIO Christina Weber is a powerful gift to the world, sharing her insights about business and strategy while still maintaining her feminine approach to life. Ever-evolving, Christina created Feminine Weapon Day as a way to amplify her beauty and power, not just for herself, but for women everywhere and humanity as a whole. When she is not focused on Feminine Weapon, she facilitates deep connections between men and women through her … Continue reading

58 :: Slut Shaming, Desire + Open Relationships with Lesley Tavernier

Episode Description I was referred to female empowerment coach Lesley Tavernier by a fellow listener of the Ignite Intimacy Podcast. He was spot on when he told me she’d be a perfect guest for our show. This is a particularly juicy episode people! Tune in as Lesley shares her experience from being completely unsatisfied with sex and her perceived inability to orgasm, to the journey that brought her deeply in touch with her own body, her own pleasure, sex work and wildly fulfilling (and transparent) relationships. Join us as we dive deep into sexuality, desire, open relationships, slut shaming and more on Episode 58 of Ignite Intimacy! Lesley Tavernier – BIO Lesley Tavernier is a Feminine Empowerment coach who specializes in helping women to love being a woman.  That is, she supports women in honoring, embracing and enhancing their relationship with themselves, their bodies, their male partner(s), their children, their female friends, their relatives, strangers and of course, with Source/God/Divinity. Her mission in life is to support women in re-claiming their mental, emotional and sexual POWER and reuniting sex with spirituality.   Lesley resides in Toronto, ON, Canada with her two teenage sons and is currently in an open relationship with two incredible men.   URL: www.LesleyTavernier.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FeminineEmpowermentCoaching/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4uBnK6n9_MMv6t0xNUeRiA/videos?view_as=subscriber … Continue reading

56 :: Healing Trauma + Defining Your Sexual Pleasure with Kristina Campbell

Episode Description Kristina Campbell grew up with two opposing forces around sex and sexuality. Her Mother’s family are religiously devout, and her Father’s family worked in the porn industry.    After a career in her 20’s as a sex worker, and a deep dive into healing her own sexual trauma to save her marriage, she became an intimacy coach to support other women to empower their pleasure and relationship to sexuality.    Join us as we do a deep dive into healing sexual trauma, defining our pleasure, communication in the bedroom and the power of forgiveness with Kristina Campbell. Kristina Campbell – BIO Kristina Campbell is a sexuality and intimacy coach inspired to help women cultivate their authentic sexuality as a means to healing, wholeness and connection with spirit.  Kristina comes from a breadth of experience and has transformed her life and relationship through the work of deep sexual connection.  Coming from a chaotic childhood that included toxic marriages, verbal abuse, body shaming and sexual trauma, her path with fraught with negative experiences around sexuality, both direct and indirect.  After years of searching for what would fill the void of pain and loss, her path kept coming back to sexual … Continue reading