64 :: Micro Cheating, Mindfulness + Sexual Harassment with Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus

Episode Description Dr. Jenn is a powerhouse woman on a mission to bring mindfulness to sexuality so that we can transform our relationship with ourselves and each other for healthier, more fulfilling and empowered relations and experiences. In this conversation we do a deep dive into sexual harassment, consent, mindfulness and micro cheating during a dynamic and passionate meeting of the hearts and minds. Tune in for this juicy conversation on Episode 64, Micro Cheating, Mindfulness + Sexual Harassment on the Ignite Intimacy podcast hotline! Dr Jenn Gunsaullus – BIO Jennifer Gunsaullus, PhD, sociologist and sex coach, is a frequent speaker about couples intimacy, sexual consent, healthy relationships, erotic play, and mindful sex. She has presented two TEDx Talks, is a writer on sex and relationships, and a recurring intimacy expert on the morning news. She is one of the founders of Sex Positive San Diego and the creator of World Sexual Health Day—San Diego. In addition, as a martial arts practitioner, she was recently promoted to black belt in Korean karate—so watch out for this badass doctor! Website: http://www.DrJennsDen.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.gunsaullus Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrJennsDen Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drjennsden/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/drjennsden … Continue reading

63 :: Ageism, Sex + Dating with Walker Thornton

Episode Description I recently received a request from one of our Ignite Intimacy listeners to have a conversation focused on ageism and dating. This woman is in her mid-60’s and has been experiencing some dating challenges based on her age. In response I reached out to former guest, Walker Thornton, who is an expert, advocate and author focused on women’s sexuality. I knew she’d have some juicy tips and insights for us! Join Walker and I as we dive into the topic of ageism, online dating, sex and communication. Walker shares some key tips for how to stay safe when engaging with online dating and how to explore and engage with potential partners that align with your desires and values. Walker Thornton – BIO Walker Thornton is a sex educator, speaker, and sexual health writer. Her mission is to help women embrace their sexuality in a way that feels comfortable at each stage of life. Her writing has appeared on the American Sexual Health Association website, Huffington Post, Better After 50, Senior Planet, and other sites. She is the Sexual Health Columnist for Midlife Boulevard and writes about midlife sexuality at Kinkly.com. Walker currently serves on the Sexuality and Aging Consortium … Continue reading

62 :: The Tao of Dating (for Women + Men) with Ali Binazir

Episode Description Ali Binazir was a ‘late bloomer’ and certified intellectual who had trouble dating through college. He thought that being nice would win over women and make him a happy man. After college, and many trials and errors, he began realizing the behaviors that were standing between himself and the romantic experiences of his dreams. Ali wrote two books about dating, the first for ‘thinking’ men like himself and the second for ‘smart’ women who are having trouble attracting the right men. In this episode he shares dating and happiness tips for all humans as many of us navigate the digital world of dating. Ali Binazir – BIO Happiness Engineer, clinical hypnotherapist, speaker, and author of the highest rated dating book on Amazon for 4 years, “The Tao of Dating: The Smart Woman’s Guide to Being Absolutely Irresistible”, Ali is a highly educated expert based in California. Check Ali online at: TaoOfDating.com HappinessEngineering.com blogs.harvard.edu/abinazir Email Ali at: dralib@taoofdating.com Resources: The Tao of Dating: The Smart Woman’s Gide to Being Absolutely Irresistible – Ali Binazir Shoe Dog – Nike Founder Phil Knight … 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

59 :: Sexual Freedom + Erotic Blueprints with Jaiya and Ian

Episode Description Jaiya and Ian are a powerful and courageous couple exploring the depths and edges of sexual and erotic freedom, relationship fulfillment and personal liberation. In this episode we discuss energetic orgasms, how Jaiya and Ian are cleaning the slate of the last 10 years of their relationship in what they call a relationship vapasana, and their mission of giving people around the world the experience of sexual and erotic freedom. Jaiya and Ian share the 5 Erotic Blueprints with us and four ways to work with these blueprints. This is a POWERFUL episode that will get at the core of any shame, blame and misunderstandings you may have experienced or dished out in your life around sex and our erotic nature. Enjoy and go to http://eroticbreakthrough.com/ignite to take the quiz to discover your erotic blueprint! Jaiya – BIO For over 2 decades of practice as a Somatic Sexologist and Sexological Bodyworker Jaiya immersed herself in the study of turn-ons, ancient erotic rituals, tantric sex, mastery of sensual touch, pure erotic play, kinky dynamics, and the biology and psychology of attraction and sexual fulfillment. Through observation and clinical research she discovered a map of arousal that reveals your specific … 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

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

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

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

54 :: Relationship Advice + Knowing Your Worth with Charles J. Orlando

Episode Description Last October I was waiting for a flight at San Jose airport when I looked to my right and saw this well dressed, good looking guy with great energy sitting a few seats down from me. I did what any self respecting extrovert would do.. I said hello, introduced myself and inquired to know more about this interesting guy. His response?! ‘I’m a relationship coach.’ Aha! Of course! You know what happened next. I told Charles J. Orlando about Ignite Intimacy and told him we’d love to feature him. And, it wasn’t easy to schedule! Charles is in high demand between his show ‘7 Year Switch’ on Lifetime television, his private coaching practice, writing his 6th book and posting regularly to his robust social media following. Planning this took time, patience and effort. Join Charles and I as we do a deep dive into relational patterns, online dating in a social media obsessed world, knowing your worth and some one-on-one coaching Charles gives me during our conversation on Episode 54 of Ignite Intimacy! Charles J Orlando – BIO Charles J. Orlando is a relationship expert, bestselling author, and expert host of Lifetime’s smash-hit series Seven Year Switch. He has worked with tens of thousands of singles … Continue reading