The Vulnerable Path to Love + Relationships with Dorota Stanczyk and Esmond Baring

Episode Description

The path to long term romantic partnerships has been something that’s baffled me through the years.
I’m fascinated hearing stories of how two people come together and ultimately choose each other.
Join coaches, entrepreneurs and speakers, Dorota Stanczyk and Esmond Baring and I as we discover the sometimes awkward and unclear path to romance, intimacy and long term partnership through vulnerability and curiosity on Episode 120 of Ignite Intimacy!!
 

Dorota and Esmond – BIO

Dorota Stanczyk is a visual artist, creative director, documentary filmmaker, speaker and writer. Her passion is to combine fine arts with personal growth. In 2019 Dorota co-founded NYOUDE with the intention to inspire individuals, and couples, to realise that true self-expression, with the willingness to be vulnerable, open and courageous are the keys to a deepening of the connection, the love, and the trust in our relationships. Dorota offers intuitive coaching sessions that focus on unblocking our power to create exactly the reality we choose.

Connect with Dorota:
Instagram: travelarty
Esmond Baring  
 
Esmond is a transformational coach and writer, specializing in bringing greater emotional awareness to men. He supports men, to better learn to feel, articulate, and language, the felt experience of their emotional universes. The results are that men are better able to communicate how they feel to those that they love, to better understand themselves, and to be more understood. Esmond’s work invites men to explore, feel, and realize that their vulnerability can be their greatest strength, and ultimately set them free. 
Connect with Esmond:
Instagram: esmondbaring
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Being Disruptive, Keeping Your Butt Clean + Embracing Vulnerability with Miki Agrawal

Episode Description Miki Agrawal is someone I’ve had my eyes on for a while. She is a bold, brilliant and powerful woman. And she’s a twin!! She and her sistar, Radha, launched the innovative period underwear brand ‘Thinx’ turning a multi billion dollar industry on its head. I’ve been both intrigued and inspired by her journey and I’m super excited that we synced up for this conversation today.Join Mom, Disrupt-Her author, social entrepreneur and all around Goddess Powerhouse, Miki Agrawal and I as we go in on innovating from products to your love life, disrupting mega industries with new concepts and movements, keeping your butt clean, embracing our vulnerability, twins, motherhood and creating a foundation from which long-term romantic relationships can and grow and thrive on Episode 117 of Ignite Intimacy! Miki Agrawal – BIO Miki Agrawal is a serial social entrepreneur. Recently named Fast Company’s Most Creative People in 2018, she is the founder of the acclaimed farm-to-table, alternative pizza concept called WILD (www.eatdrinkwild.com), co-founded THINX (www.shethinx.com), a high-tech, period-proof underwear brand, co-founded Icon, a high-tech pee-proof underwear brand that helps women manage light bladder leakage and most recently founded TUSHY (www.hellotushy.com), a company that is revolutionizing the American … Continue reading

Blended Orgasms, Sex Tech + Femmepreneurs with Lora Haddock

Episode Description I learned about Lora Haddock after attending the CES trade show in Las Vegas this past January. Lora is part of a movement of brilliant, bold and creative women launching business in the Sex Tech and sex toy space with a focus on woman’s pleasure, gender equity and entrepreneurship. When I heard that Lora’s company ‘Laura DiCarlo’ was awarded a CES Robotics Innovation Award which was then rescinded because the product was deemed immoral, obscene, indecent and/or profane, plus she was not allowed to exhibit on the floor during CES I knew we had to dive into this on Ignite Intimacy. The product itself supports people with Vaginas to have blended orgasms. Nothing obscene about that from my viewpoint! So please join entrepreneur, trailblazer and innovator, Lora Haddock and I as we explore the world of sex tech, female entrepreneurs, gender equity, blended orgasms and pleasure on Episode 115 of Ignite Intimacy!!! Laura Haddock – BIO Lora Haddock has over a decade of experience in healthcare, and after an honorable discharge from the US Navy she enrolled in a pre-med program. As a self-described “anatomy geek”, Lora became fascinated with the psychological, physiological, and anatomical aspects of the … Continue reading

Breaking Social Norms, Owning Your Sexual Power + Zero Waste with Corinne Loperfido

Episode Description Corinne Loperfido is one of a kind in every sense. I remember first meeting her in a loft building in downtown Los Angeles where she was living at the time. When I walked into her place it was like the most beautiful explosion of creative expression, color, sound, sensuality, bold imagery, pussy power jewelry just enveloped me and drew me in. I HAD to know this wild and wonderful woman! We’ve stayed in touch and now two years later have connected worlds between New Orleans (where Corinne is living out of her van at the moment), and Los Angeles (where I was visiting), to record a conversation for y’all! Join Corinne and I as we go in on a conversation that dips in and out of embodying bold, clear and powerful communication in our relationships, toxic masculinity, freedom of self expression and movement, courage, creating a zero waste lifestyle, recreating our societal funk, choice, personal power and more on Episode 111 of Ignite Intimacy! Corinne Loperfido – BIO Corinne is a true Renaissance woman, currently living nomadically and travelling the US in her van, who has always been driven to break boundaries and transcend social norms. Whether she’s … Continue reading

Safer Sex with Lauren Weiniger

> Episode Description Lauren Weiniger is a powerful lady who knows a thing or two about entrepreneurship, investing, startups and technology. The idea for Lauren’s latest company is out to disrupt the STI screening space giving anyone access to testing and sharing their results with chosen partners, empowering us to get tested and disclose! Join Entrepreneuer, advisor and tech enthusiast, Lauren Weiniger and I as we continue our ‘Making Disclosure Sexy’ conversation from SXSW about sexual health, the power of technology to get tested and share your results with partners and how to practice safer sex in the digital age on Episode 109 of Ignite Intimacy!! Lauren Weiniger – BIO Lauren Weiniger is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of SAFE, a personal sexual healthcare company that has created the easiest way to get tested for STIs and verify the health status of potential partners. The SAFE App lets people import their STI results from almost doctor, clinic, or lab for free, and show their verified status privately on their phone. More than an App, SAFE is a Movement: A coalition of influential supporters on a mission to disrupt the spread of STDs in our lifetime. Connect: Website Facebook Instagram: @thesafeapp *NEW* Listen through the end of this episode … Continue reading

86 :: Masculinity, Spaces for Men + Powerfully Vulnerable with Jason Rosario

Episode Description Jason Rosario is a man on a mission to create safe spaces for men of color, and a framework for what healthy masculinity looks like. After a successful career in finance Jason launched The Lives of Men (TLoM) to highlight and empower men of color, their interests, experiences and lifestyles. Join Jason and I as we explore the world of powerfully vulnerable men, masculinity, safe spaces, the over sexualization of black men and more on Episode 86 of Ignite Intimacy!! Jason Rosario – BIO Jason Rosario is a social entrepreneur, content curator and founder of The Lives of Men (TLoM), an integrated media and lifestyle brand that chronicles stories and the diverse interests of men of color. Jason’s work sits at the intersection of masculinity, identity, and self-actualization. Through this organization, Jason aims to inspire, activate and nurture the development of well-rounded men. Connect: Website Facebook – @thelivesofmen Instagram – @thelivesofmen & @kingkhepri Twitter – @thelivesofmen … Continue reading

57 :: Female Pleasure, Sexual Health + Cannabis with Mathew Gerson + Kiana Reeves

Episode Description It’s crazy to think how blatantly women’s sexual health and pleasure have been left behind by the science, R&D and pharmaceutical communities considering millions of women around the globe struggle with sexual dysfunctions from orgasmic disorder to sexual arousal disorder. Not to mention that natural solutions to ease pain and discomfort from menstrual cycles and birthing barely exist. With the ability to extract THC and CBD from Cannabis, Foria founder Mathew Gerson saw a huge gap in the sexual health market for women and decided to experiment with blending THC oil + coconut oil to give his girlfriend more pleasure during sex. The results were enough to convince Mathew to launch a line of products to support women’s sexual health, to experience more sexual pleasure, and ease pain and discomfort from their monthly cycles or genital scaring.   Tune in for a juicy conversation about sex, cannabis, pleasure and innovation on Episode 56 of Ignite Intimacy! Mathew Gerson – BIO As a social entrepreneur, Mathew Gerson has conceived, founded, and launched multiple companies in the consumer products, e-commerce and social media industries. He is the creator and Wellness Director at Foria. Before Foria, he co-founded Sir Richard’s Condom Company, helping to address the unmet need … Continue reading

55 :: Eroticism, Relationship ROI + Neuroscience with Jamie Thompson

Episode Description Jamie Thompson has created a unique niche coaching couples on a visionary and entrepreneurial path, supporting them to go from partners to power couples. With a deep passion and background in neuroscience, Jamie’s been exploring how the quantum field relates to sex and relationships. Tune in for a juicy conversation about our erotic nature, turning on our sex lives and relationship ROI on Episode 55 of Ignite Intimacy, Relationship ROI + Neuroscience + Eroticism with Jamie Thompson! Jamie Thompson – BIO Jamie Thompson is an Erotic & Intimate Communication Expert, specializing in creating a safe space for conscious couples to have open communication while exploring a new edge of passion, depth, and erotic flow. Jamie combines study of the Quantum Field, communication techniques based in Neuroscience, and somatic movement reprogramming with 10 years of experience helping clients harness their erotic intelligence.   Follow Jamie on Facebook for more ‘Exquisite Eroticism’  Jamie’s website  Instagram: @jamie.elizabeth.thompson **Mention the Ignite Intimacy podcast in a message to receive a discount on her ‘Erotic Activation’ course and a free strategy session** RESOURCES:   Dr. Karl Wolfe … Continue reading

35 :: Gender Fluidity & Being True to You with Caleb Arring and Matthew VanHorn

Episode Description Did you know that transgender people are twice as likely to have a college degree but three times as likely to be unemployed? Or that you can in some states you can still be fired for being gay? These are the issues that are facing LGBTQ entrepreneurs, and Caleb Arring and Matthew VanHorn are working to change the world of business for people within this community. They’ve taken their amazing talents and funneled them into bringing LGTBQ entrepreneurs into a business niche to vibe and thrive together. We dive into their earlier lives, Caleb’s transgender journey, their relationships with themselves and each other, the beauty of openness and gender fluidity, and finding your place in the world. Join us for some juicy goodness on Episode 35 of Ignite Intimacy, Gender Fluidity & Being True to You with LGBTQ Entrepreneurs Caleb Arring and Matthew VanHorn! Caleb and Matthew – BIOS After suffering with confusion, self-loathing, and an eating disorder as a teen, Matthew overcame shame, guilt, and fear through the Celebrating Your Body Erotic workshop, and now makes a point of being naked as much as possible. Identifying as queer, he has expanded his talents for relationship coaching to … Continue reading

32 :: Don’t Yuck Other People’s Yumm with Andrea Barrica

Episode Description This week on the Ignite Intimacy podcast, my sistar Sarah and I get filled in on all the juicy details of Andrea Barrica’s passion for reproductive justice and the birth of her online shame-free platform for pleasure education, O.School. Accepting the fluidity of sexuality from an early age, but pushing it aside to focus on her education, Andrea’s path has now brought her to create O.School and look into the future of sex and sex education. O.School is a judgement free online space to choose your own sex education adventure, with a diverse group of instructors leading courses ranging from communication and consent, to raising sex positive kids, to introduction to kink and fetish. Regardless of physical, cultural, locational, or educational differences, live streaming and live chat provide everyone with an inclusive, safe, and supportive community in which to unlearn shame and live in the desire the way it works for them. Andrea Barrica – BIO Andrea Barrica is no stranger to business ventures. After co-founding an accounting and tax platform at a very early age, she went on to have a hand in one of the world’s most active global seed funds. Now she combines her technological … Continue reading