15 :: Sex, The Military & Discovering your Ideal Sexual Identity and Relationship Style with Dr. Liz Powell

Episode Description: Have you served in the Armed Forces and had to hide your sexual preference and desires for fear that you’d be reprimanded or dishonorably discharged from serving your country if ‘found out’ or caught in the act? Are you living in a relationship paradigm that is old, stagnant and NOT what you truly desire to experience in intimate and/or sexual relationships? Remember ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’?  Then join Psychologist, Military Service Vet and Sexpert Dr. Liz Powell and I as we dive deep into Sex, Service and getting to the heart of what we truly desire to experience in our Intimate and Sexual Relationships on Episode 15 of Ignite Intimacy! Dr. Liz Powell – BIO Dr. Liz Powell is a psychologist and coach who works with people who feel like the regular dating world doesn’t fit for them. She helps them learn how to tap into their authentic selves to create relationships that are their unique perfect fit and that make them feel worthy and deserving of love exactly how they are. There are no right or wrong relationship styles, just ones that work for us or don’t. Dr. Liz has presented at many national conferences, including the AASECT … Continue reading

14 :: Soul Brother ~ Soul Sistar relationships with Sarah Haykel

Episode Description: Ever come across people that you feel an IMMEDIATE connection with? Do you think…. THIS COULD BE THE ONE!! But you’ve thought this before… like maybe 5 or 10 or 20 times before and then guess what…. THEY’RE NOT THE ONE… YOU are!! This episode is VERY special to me… My Twin Sistar Sarah and I have both had a number of what we began terming ‘Soul Relationships and Connections’ in our lives. These are people who ultimately are in our lives not to be our long-term romantic partners, but rather to show us more of ourselves, teach us about what we want and don’t want and possibly to wake us up! Join my twin sistar and I as we dive deep into the topic of Soul relationships, Pussy Power and so much more on Episode 14 of Ignite Intimacy!! Sarah Haykel– BIO Sarah Haykel is a body – mind – soul expert supporting busy creative women who get side swiped by anxiety re-learn how to trust themselves through reconnecting with their physical body, intuition, and Higher Power. She is a certified Professional Life Coach specializing in Body Centered Awareness and Founder of Salsa For The Soul. Sarah … Continue reading

13 :: Holistic Sex Education for Parents and Guardians with Robin LaCross

Episode Description: Join Robin LaCross and I as we talk about that oh so tender and touchy subject… Opening the door to the ‘birds and the bees’ conversation with our children and paving the way to shame-free and empowered communication about sex, intimacy and sexuality! Not sure where to begin with that ‘birds and bees’ conversation with your child? Work with children or know someone who’s children are reaching the tween years and they need support to have powerful conversations about sex and sexuality with their kids? Robin LaCross – BIO Do your children know about things like consent, asking permission and staying safe as they are entering the time in their lives when more intimate and sexual exploration begins? Robin LaCross is a holistic health practitioner who specializes in women’s reproductive health. She has been teaching fertility awareness skills for over 25 years to women looking for natural solutions to avoid getting pregnant without relying on hormonal birth control. Robin is a holistic sex educator who is passionate about helping moms feel confident when having the challenging conversations with their girls about growing up, sex, relationships and staying safe. Check out Robin’s work at: www.raisingempowereddaughters.com … Continue reading

12 :: Healing Sexual Trauma & Deepening Intimacy with Neil Sattin and Chloe Urban

Episode Description: Have you or someone close to you experienced sexual trauma at some point in their lives? Does past sexual trauma create obstacles to creating the relationships and intimacy that you desire to experience with yourself and your partner(s)? Curious about learning new powerful ways to communicate with your partner around sexual trauma, intimacy and deepening your love? Then this episode of Ignite Intimacy is for you.. Join Relationship Alive podcast creator & coach Neil Sattin, his partner Chloe Urban and I as we dive into the deep waters of healing sexual trauma in order to deepen intimacy with yourself and your partner, while taking steps to shift the cultural dynamic around assault and trauma as it relates to our ability to deepen intimacy with ourselves and our loved ones on episode 12 of Ignite Intimacy. Neil Sattin & Chloe Urban – BIO Chloe Urban and Neil Sattin are the creators of The New Love Paradigm. They run a 7-week online course, Thriving Intimacy, which uses their signature system to deepen intimacy, improve communication, and turn your relationship into a source of energy and inspiration in your life. Chloe and Neil are the authors of a forthcoming book for helping … Continue reading

11 :: Busting Stripper Myths & Redefining Sexuality with Susan Bremer O’Neill

Episode Description: Have you ever wondered about the life of a professional stripper? And how women get into this profession? Do you think sex workers are all sex fiends or druggies? There are A LOT of myths floating around out there about sex workers that my guest Susan Bremer O’Neill and I bust up and clarify on Episode 11 of Ignite Intimacy. Join Susan as I as we dive into the topics of women’s sexuality, self image, empowerment and what it was like for Susan to go from being a professional engineer to a stripper who now supports women to redefine our relationship to sexuality in order to accept and love ourselves as we are! Susan Bremer O’Neill – BIO Susan Bremer O’Neill, author, speaker, coach, and Self Appeal® Founder took an unusual path to self-love and respect. Today her interactive, motivational classes and programs empower women worldwide to love their body so they stop people-pleasing and comparing themselves to others, eliminate perfectionism and stop obsessing about appearance, and transform their current relationship or find smart romance in a new one. Susan has been interviewed in San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose newspapers, television and radio, been featured on FOX news and published in Men’s Health Magazine.  She’s spoken at Universities, … Continue reading

10 :: Ethical Porn for Dicks & other HOT topics with Dr. David Ley

 Episode Description: Join the one and only fire starter Dr. David Ley and I as we discuss pornography, the power of negotiation and consent, sex addiction and more on this powerful episode numero 10 on Ignite Intimacy! I’ve got to admit… this was by far one of my FAVORITE podcast episodes to record so far. This is seriously good… really fucking good. Join me and the one and only fire starter, rebel, courageous sexpert and warrior Dr. David Ley as we literally traverse the realms of pornography, the power of bringing negotiation into the bedroom, consent, shame and sexual healing, sex education and the release of David’s newest book: Ethical Porn for Dicks (it’s sold out so you better go order one NOW!! Links below…) and ohhh sooo much more!!! This guy is the real deal.. We’re hot to TROT on Episode 10 of Ignite Intimacy!! Dr. David Ley – BIO Dr. David Ley is a clinical psychologist and sex therapist in practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Ley has been treating sexuality issues throughout his career. He has published several books and articles on sexuality issues, ranging from female sexuality, LGBT mental health issues, cuckolding, and is most well … Continue reading

9 :: Diving Deep into Pleasure with Lindsay Miller

Episode Description: Lindsay Miller is a deeply authentic, creative and courageous woman on a mission to share her journey from breakdown to breakthrough by consciously cultivating more pleasure in her day to day life and business. In episode 9 of Ignite Intimacy Lindsay and I dive deep into a transparent and vulnerable conversation about discovering where our power actually lies when our identity is stripped away, what’s possible when we choose pleasure first and allow ourselves as women to move from the masculine way of ‘pushing’ through life to a more divinely feminine way of inviting more pleasure as we explore and experience a life truly worth living! Lindsay Miller – BIO Lindsay A. Miller is a highly sought after photographer. She creates wild visual brands for her clients that allow them to stand out and be seen authentically for who they truly are. She works with entrepreneurs who are ready to be Wildly Visible. After a successful career as an award -winning photojournalist, Lindsay has now created a life and business of her dreams. Based in Oakland California, Lindsay does work all over the worl d from Paris to Bali, New York and Miami. Behind all of Lindsay’s work is an … Continue reading

8 :: Let’s Talk About Sex featuring Marcia Baczynski

Episode Description: Curious about terms like ‘gender queer?’ Ever wonder when is the ‘right’ time to make a move when you’re feeling attracted to someone?! Want to know when is the best time to have that oh so convenient but oh so necessary conversation about STD’s with a potential lover or partner? Join sexpert Marcia Baczynski and I as we dive deep into the topics of Gender, Attraction and talking about that oh so juicy topic.. S E X on Episode 8 of Ignite Intimacy!! Marcia gives us her special tips and tricks for opening up, exploring and having those sometimes uncomfortable conversations around sex and sexuality. Marcia Baczynski – BIO Marcia Baczynski is a sex educator and relationship coach who works to provide people with practical tools to create extraordinary relationships. Her primary mission is to help people overcome shame and get in touch with what they truly want — romantically, sexually and relationally — even if it’s off the beaten path. Marcia works with a select group of clients one-on-one each year, teaches workshops, and leads ongoing group classes throughout North America. Her virtual course, “The Good Girl Recovery Program,” helps women to break out of the roles that keep them … Continue reading

7 :: Ayurveda, Sex and the Three Pillars with Dr. Michele Summers Colon

Episode Description: I thought it would be cool to have a PhD on the show to talk more about holistic practices like Ayurveda and how they apply and relate to sex, sexuality and our connections to ourselves and each other. In Episode 7 of Ignite Intimacy, Dr. Michele Summers Colon and I dive into the topic of sex, Ayurveda, the Three Pillars and keeping you lubed up inside and out for healthy living. Dr. Michele Summers Colon – BIO Dr. Michele Summers Colon is a frickin’ powerhouse! She is the author of Body Wisdom: 10 Weeks to Transformation So You Can Get and Feel Healthy Again. She is also a physician, entrepreneur, yoga instructor, and a motivational speaker offering workshops and online courses based on her book. And… she has a shoe line for women that are made to encourage happy and healthy feet from her years of experience and expertise as a podiatrist! Dr. Michele’s goal is to inspire women to live happier, healthier lives that honor their own bodies, wants, and desires. She is a holistic podiatrist in Southern California and lives with her daughter in a suburb east of Los Angeles, California where she hikes and practices yoga. … Continue reading

6 :: Decoding Polyamory & Open Relationships with Victoria Rosa

Episode Description: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your cake AND eat it too in your romantic relationships? Not sure monogamy is for you? Victoria Rosa has has been polyamorous for 10 years and non-monogamous for much longer. In that time, and in her 3 years of coaching in this area, she has seen it all – the good, the bad, the ugly and the utterly joyful. In this episode of Ignite Intimacy Victoria and I decode the terms ‘Polyamory’ and ‘Open Relationships’ and dive into the topic of Jealousy exploring ways to redefine our relationship to this uncomfortable feeling that most of us experience from time to time. Victoria shares her tips and tricks with us! We also discuss transparency vs. keeping secrets and the power of empowered communication in our relationships. Victoria suggests the following resources to further explore the history of sex and the topics we explored in episode 6: Sex at Dawn by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha – https://www.amazon.com/Sex-Dawn-Stray-Modern-Relationships/dp/1491512407 The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy – https://www.amazon.com/Ethical-Slut-Practical-Relationships-Adventures/dp/1587613379/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1473459000&sr=1-1&keywords=ethical+slutt+-+dossie+easton Opening Up by Tristan Taormino – https://www.amazon.com/Opening-Up-Creating-Sustaining-Relationships/dp/157344295X/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1473459054&sr=1-3&keywords=opening+up Victoria Rosa – BIO Victoria Rosa works with people in open and polyamorous … Continue reading