85 :: Purity Culture, Sexual Shame + Breaking Free Together with Linda Kay Klein

Episode Description

Linda Kay Klein has spent the last 12 years connecting with and sharing stories of trauma around sex, sexuality, and shame with other girls and women who’ve experienced similar things stemming from the Purity Culture of the Evangelical Church.

Through these interviews Linda realized she was not alone in experiencing physical and psychological breakdowns in her adult life that stemmed from the childhood trauma she experienced growing up.

Join Linda Kay Klein and I as we dive deep into a powerful conversation about Purity Culture in the Evangelical Church, sexual shame, sex ed, healing trauma, the power of sharing and reclaiming our sexuality on Episode 85 of Ignite Intimacy!

Linda Kay Klein – BIO

The founder of Break Free Together, Linda earned a Masters degree from New York University focused on American evangelical Christian gender and sexuality messaging for girls, and has spent over a decade working at the cross section of faith, gender, and social change.

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78 :: Haptic Body + Vocal Expression + Healing Trauma with Megwyn White

Episode Description Megwyn White is a brilliant, creative, powerful woman. She experienced sexual abuse as a child, and as a result discovered a deep connection to creative expression, her voice, movement and acting to channel trauma. On her soul’s adventure through creative expression, ancient cultures, the discovery of body as technology and the healing arts, Megwyn founded Haptic Body. Join Megwyn and I as we dive into the ethers of our physical and spiritual bodies, how to utilize the gift of creative expression to channel and heal trauma, orgasmic dolphins and more on Episode 78 of Ignite Intimacy! Megwyn White – BIO Founder of EmbodyVoice Megwyn White has spent over 20 years researching and exploring the dynamics of human emotions as they are mapped inside the body’s tissue. Her “Haptic Body” technique includes powerful self-care tools which work with the technology of touch to help awaken, and naturally clear the constellation of emotions that are often locked inside the body’s tissue as fear, shame, and trauma. Megwyn often partners with other sexual educators, and has been featured in publications such as Cosmo, and Sentient Magazine. Connect with Megwyn: https://www.hapticbody.com Resources: Empathic Civilization by Jeremy Rifkin … 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

70 :: Consensuality + Slow Play + Safer Sex Foreplay Convos with Rachael Maddox

Episode Description Holy Goddess Gracious!! Rachael Maddox is a powerhouse and YOU are in for a treat on this episode!! Not only does Rachael give us the goods on healing trauma and learning to say no in powerful and sexy ways, she also gives us some of her go-to processes to create more intimacy, vulnerability, closeness and power in our romantic and intimate relationships before we get naked and during the exploration period. From top to bottom this episode is FIYAH! You will definitely want to check this episode of Ignite Intimacy! Rachael Maddox – BIO Rachael Maddox is a trauma resolution educator, coach and guide who’s helped hundreds of women and men resolve their sexual trauma and reclaim their pleasure, power and wholeness. On a fierce mission to help as many women as possible who’ve experienced trauma, Rachael offers one-on-one support, groups, articles and courses for women who are ready to dance hard with life. For fun, Rachael writes songs on her ukulele, swims naked as often as possible, and lays quietly under trees. Links: Website Grown Goddess Video Series Instagram Facebook Resources: SECRET BAD GIRL – by Rachael Maddox   … Continue reading

61 :: Uniting the Masculine + Feminine and Being Human with Christabel Jessica

Episode Description Christabel Jessica created a beautiful and powerful card deck focused on uniting the divine masculine and feminine energies. When I was introduced to her by a friend I knew we had to get on the line and jam about this important topic!   Before our recording Christabel pulled a few cards and gives us a live reading on the call!   We dive into topics like energetic clearing after intimate encounters, allowing ourselves the space to be human and experience our emotions fully, creating safe spaces physically and energetically and the importance of exploring and expressing both masculine and feminine energies in who we be and how we show up in life.   Join us as we discuss uniting masculine and feminine energy, the duality of life, love and sex, and energetic clearings with spiritual teacher Christabel Jessica on Episode 61, Uniting the Masculine + Feminine and Being Human. Christabel Jessica – BIO Christabel is a spiritual teacher and healer with a passion for supporting anyone in a sacred relationship and on a spiritual path. She makes YouTube videos teaching spiritual information based in practically and compassion! As a spiritual practitioner, she is now dedicated to assisting people in undertanding how to heal the troubled … 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

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