Here's my calendar of upcoming events. Check back often as I will be adding many new events for 2017. Can't get to a workshop? Try Sex/Life Coaching. Click here for more information or to make an appointment.
On-Demand Workshop Available Now: Orgasms with Spirit
If you can't see me in person this month, you can still take a workshop with me! My online course Orgasms With Spirit is now available on demand! This downloadable series incorporates all the most popular segments of my internationally acclaimed in-person workshops. In this 4-lesson course, you'll find the connection between sexuality and spirituality by learning techniques that will add sensuality to your spirituality and sacredness to your sex life. The cornerstone of this class is the connection between breath and erotic energy. Experience one of the most effective ways to connect spirit and sex—a breath an energy orgasm—literally, an orgasm with spirit.
16 March 2017
Exploring Trans Theologies
New York Live Arts
New York, NY
What are the possibilities when we consider how the study of beliefs, spiritual practices, and the divine are always already “trans”? I'll be moderating this fascinating panel discussion featuring theologian Linn Marie Tonstad, artist/activist Viva Ruiz, Wazina Zondon (Coming Out Muslim) and Rabbi Mark Sameth whose NY Times article “Is God Transgender” went viral.
28 - 30 April 2017
The Urban Tantra Experience
The Urban Tantra Experience is a new workshop series from renowned author and teacher, Barbara Carrellas. Urban Tantra® is a radically updated Tantra practice for modern sexual and spiritual explorers—it can be used anywhere and by everyone. It is an approach to sacred sexuality that adapts and blends conscious sexuality practices from Tantra to BDSM into a hot and healing brand of sex for the 21st century sensualist.
• the orgasmic and metaphysical possibilities of your breath;
• the secrets for giving and receiving many different types of conscious touch—from the sensual to the erotic;
• how conscious breath and energy work can transform all types of touch into a deeply intimate ecstatic encounter;
• how adding intense sensation and power dynamics can produce altered states of consciousness and reveal new layers of passion and possibilities in all your erotic encounters.
This workshop is for couples, singles, and other relationship configurations. All genders and sexual preferences are welcome.
9 - 14 May 2017
Urban Tantra® Professional Training Program
Urban Tantra® is a radically updated conscious sexuality/sacred sex practice for modern sexual and spiritual explorers. This intensive workshop is designed especially for—but is not limited to—people who work with sex and sexuality. The Urban Tantra® Professional Training Program will give you the skills to take your practice to the next level—both personally and professionally. Whether you are a tantrika, a pro domme, a daka/dakini, a sex therapist, a sex educator, a companion, or anyone else who uses or wants to use a more conscious approach to sexuality in your practice, this program is for you. Urban Tantra modernizes, revels in, teases, and plays with traditional Tantra, all while honoring Tantra’s rich spiritual tradition of connection. As a professional, you want to teach what is closest to your heart, while also maintaining a successful business. You’ll learn how easily accessible language and simple techniques can help you share your powerful message in today’s, fast-paced, goal-oriented, pleasure-starved world. Barbara will help you create the ultimate path of pleasure for your clients/students, allowing them to access their most divine selves. You’ll be able to offer your clients/students immediate results and the promise of more bliss to come. With Urban Tantra, the world is your client.
20 – 25 June 2017
Urban Tantra® Professional Training Program
The Urban Tantra Professional Training Program (see description above) returns to the beautiful venue, Skeppsudden, in Sweden for the first time in 7 years. In addition to the Training Program, join us for a Summer Solstice celebration. Imagine spending the longest nights of the year in the land of the midnight sun. This promises to be one of our most memorable trainings ever.
10 September 2017
Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century
New York Open Center
New York City
Online registration will open closer to the dat of the event. To register now, please phone.
10:00 am - 5:30pm
Urban Tantra® is a radically updated Tantra practice for modern sexual and spiritual explorers—it can be used anywhere and by everyone. Tantra is not only a sexual practice, it also is a sensuous way of life and a path to spiritual growth and fulfillment. On the Tantric path, pleasure, vision and ecstasy are celebrated and can be as available in everyday life as they are in peak sexual experiences. In this workshop, you'll learn Tantric techniques for intense full-bodied orgasms, breath-and-energy orgasms, amazingly deep, heart-centered connections (with a partner or with yourself), and the bliss that comes when your spiritual and sexual paths are one. This workshop is for couples, singles, and other relationship configurations. All genders and sexual preferences are welcome. There will be no nudity and no explicit sexual touch. There will be partnered practices in the afternoon. Singles will be paired, with consent. To be assured of working with a partner of your choice, come with a friend.