45 :: Prioritizing HER Pleasure with Kim Sedgwick

Episode Description:

Ladies, why are we so afraid to ask for what we want in the bedroom?
This week on the Ignite Intimacy podcast I’m talking to sex educator Kim Sedgwick, co-founder of Red Tent Sisters, about the female tendency to put others first and not take time to consider and express their own desires and needs. We’re talking about opening up the channels of communication in the bedroom, and prioritizing all different kinds of pleasure, not just orgasm.
Learn the beauty of letting go of your fears, saying goodbye to those pesky hangups, being fully seen for all of you, and creating true connection and intimacy with the right people (for you!).

Kim Sedgwick-BIO

Growing up Toronto, Canada, in a very sex positive atmosphere, Kim always felt comfortable asking questions and having discussions about sex. After majoring in English and Gender & Women’s Studies, Kim and her sister Amy founded Red Tent Sisters to teach women how to manage their fertility naturally through the Justisse Method, and helping them feel sexually empowered.
Kim aims to change the definition of the passive “nice girl”, and teach women about the confidence that comes from knowing your boundaries and creating deep connections because of it. Currently working in Toronto, Kim also works in continuing education and advocacy for sexuality and gender issues.
Resources:
Come As You Are – by Emily Nagoski Ph.D.
She Comes First – Ian Kerner Ph.D.

33 :: The Power of Female Orgasm with Lucia and Trevor Paxton

Episode Description Grateful to have Lucia Paxton from episode 27 return with her husband and partner in business, Trevor, discussing their adventure into the world of sensual researchers, conscious sexual community and hour long female orgasms! On this episode you’re going to hear from a male perspective, which is something I’ve been wanting to add more of on the Ignite Intimacy podcast!! After the birth of their daughter, Lucia struggled with feelings of sadness, body shame and inadequacy. When a female friend of hers called her “Juicy” and invited her to a communication group, it started her on a journey of sexual emancipation, which Trevor quickly joined. Jumping into courses on sensuality and sexuality, they learned that instead of trying to “fix” the things they thought were wrong about themselves, they could instead choose to have fun and live their lives through pleasure. Wanting to share the concept of finding yourself perfect, and leave a legacy of perfection to their daughter, Lucia and Trevor founded Luscious L.O.V.E Life, where they teach women and couples about the path to pleasure through sensual gratification, pleasurable communication, and a woman’s orgasm. Lucia and Trevor – BIO Together since 1996 and the parents of a … 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

27 :: L.O.V.E. Lighted, Orgasmic, Validated & Evolving with Lucia Paxton

Episode Description The passionate Pleasure Warrioress Lucia Paxton and I expand our pleasure vocabulary and soften our viewpoint of pussies from one of shame and judgement to one of honor and love. We explore our need to surrender to our womanly pleasure by dispelling the myth of the need for a tight, “perfect” pussy and move to a place of acceptance of our beautiful selves. Discover the importance of elevating ourselves and others, and the freedom and light that comes from making the choice to apprecialove our universe in a pleasurable way. Celebrate you and all that you are on Episode 27, L.O.V.E. Lighted, Orgasmic, Validated & Evolving! BIO – Lucia Paxton Lucia Paxton is a Sensuality Instructor and Pleasure Coach who, with her husband Trevor, founded California based Luscious L.O.V.E Life. Together, they teach women and couples about the path to pleasure through sensual gratification, pleasurable communication, and a woman’s orgasm. A lifelong lover of learning, Lucia has 15 years of research in the fields of communication, relationships, sensuality and female orgasm, and has personally experienced over 5,000 hours of female orgasm! For more information, please visit: Luscious L.O.V.E.Life: www.lusciouslovelife.us Luscious L.O.V.E. Life Facebook group : https://www.facebook.com/groups/730626237079120/ To Schedule … Continue reading

25 :: Confidence, Connection, and Cravings with Alexandra Jamieson

Episode Description: On this week’s episode of Ignite Intimacy, champion for women, Alexandra Jamieson, and I discuss her personal journey of self-discovery and the importance of giving your body what it needs, physically and emotionally. We explore feminine confidence, honoring your cravings, and finding the path to pleasure in a healthy and sustaining way! Find out how you can discover what you really want, ASK for it and GET it on Episode 25, Confidence, Connection, and Cravings with Alexandra Jamieson! Alexandra Jamieson – BIO A best-selling author, chef, co-creator the popular documentary Supersize Me, and life-long learner, Alexandra Jamieson works to empower women to grow into their genuine, confident selves. Through her own experiences and education in wellness, cravings, and sexuality, she inspires others to discover and speak their own truth. Find Alex at: www.alexandrajamieson.com CravingsQuiz.com iTunes podcast: Her Rules Radio   … 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

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

When love comes knockin' on your door

I hear the subtle voice.. the longing, the missing, the hoping, the wanting. At times the subtle voice seems to have more power than my deeper knowing. It wants me to hide, to give up, to whine and complain about what’s not working, to focus on the don’t want instead of the want, to be lost in an illusion of confusion or to convince me that I’m not really all that special… that I lack in some way that will forever stand in my way of meeting my dreams face to face, in real time. Hmmm… I’m so curious about this voice on these frigid snow filled winter days. A pattern has surfaced again these last few weeks. I am aware of this pattern in my life and it’s felt so frustrating to get clear about what this pattern is trying to show me, teach me, guide me through and into. You see, I’ve never been the type of woman to jump from one long term relationship into another. I’ve spent more time journeying solo with lovers on the side. It somehow felt safer to me.. to guard my heart from the pain of a breakup, the realization that the … Continue reading

Saying 'I do' to myself.. Being in 150% commitment to being my truest self and living a life beyond my wildest dreams!

Today I am writing about commitment… Being in 100% commitment to your life, to yourself, to your mission and purpose, to your word and your dreams.  Commitment can be an intimidating and scary word/concept for folks.  I know that it was and still is for me on certain levels.  I tend to be more of a commitment flopper… I’ll be completely committed to my daily meditation practice; however, when it comes to commitment with an intimate partner (i.e. men), I feel a lot of fear and want to run fast the other way, even though I very much desire this type of partnership in my life.  As freeing and blissful as commitment can feel, it can tend to have the opposite effect initially. Why I chose to write about commitment today is that I recently made a sincere commitment to myself, my legacy and the world by stepping fully…I mean 150% fully committed to birthing forth my greatest potentials into the world and to building the foundation from which the life of my dreams can continue to blossom and flourish at ever greater levels! In order to get here I had to commit to working through, clearing and upleveling a … Continue reading

Now I know.. my letter to a beloved

I cannot tell whether my visions of us coming together in this life will manifest.. I do know that evermore I am learning to fully trust the divine flow of life.. and overstand that at this time, for what I know to be the highest reasons.. we are not connecting in the way in which I most desire.  Every time it comes up and I choose to trust the process, I am empowered in ever deeper and more expansive ways.  And as I release any and all attachments, stories and drama that are no longer serving the highest and best of myself and all involved I feel freer and freer.. it is not about whether I am worthy of you.. as I know that I am and that you are.. it is simply and empowerfully trusting seen and unseen and allowing the highest unfolding to happen in divine time truly for the highest of the whole.  Giving thanks for this tremendous opportunity to deepen into self love, trust, listening to my inner guidance and that of the universe through those around me.  What an incredible journey… I truly now release any and all attachments that are no longer serving the … Continue reading