Here’s my calendar of upcoming events.

Check back often as I add new events regularly. Can’t get to a workshop? Try Sex/Life Coaching. Click here for more information or to make an appointment.


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 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.

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8 March 2020

Urban Tantra: The Art of Sacred Pleasure
New York Open Center
New York City
10:00 am – 5:30pm
Registration open now!

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.

26 March 2020

Booksigning, Reading and Mini-Workshop
Urban Tantra & Ecstasy is Necessary
5 pm – 8 pm
Era Nova Bookshop
Kasarmikatu 2
00140 Helsinki, Finland
Instagram: @eranovabookshop
Facebook: Era Nova Bookshop

27 March 2020
Ecstasy is Necessary: How To Introduce Pleasure Into Counselling
2:30 pm – 4 pm 
Instagram: @sexpofi
Facebook: Sexpo-säätiö

Humans are pleasure seeking beings. Pleasurable, body-based peak experiences offer countless opportunities for transformation and healing—both on their own and in combination with traditional approaches. But what is the role of pleasure in clinical situations?  In this talk, Barbara will show us how healing professionals can introduce their clients to body-based pleasurable techniques safely and appropriately.

28 - 29 March 2020

An Urban Tantra Experience Weekend Workshop
Helsinki, Finland

Details will be announced soon.

14, 21, 28 April, 5 May 2020

How to Live an Erotic, Ecstatic Life in Challenging Times—an Urban Tantra Experience
New York Open Center
New York City
4 weeks / 6 pm – 9 pm
Registration open now!

Living an erotically ecstatic life takes a combination of skill, imagination, perspective, creativity, and practice. There is an art to living and loving ecstatically—not only in sex, but in all areas of your life. Join me for four evenings of perspective-shifting breathwork, conscious eros, and full-bodied expression.

Living ecstatically isn’t about bypassing the challenges of life and hiding behind bliss. The art of the ecstatic experience comes from creating space for everything in life to hold the possibility for ecstasy. Catharsis, release, and celebration are all parts of the transformative ecstatic process.

Whether you’re interested in a more orgasmic sexual life, in need of a little daily ecstasy, or you want bigger inspiration-gasms, emotion-gasms, spirit-gasms, or creation-gasms, this 4-week Urban Tantra Experience offers you permission and possibilities to unearth and expand the ecstatic in your life by using your breath, plus other Urban Tantric building blocks of great sex and relationships. Conscious breath ignites emotion, erotic pleasure and power, and connects us to spirit. It enhances sensitivity, sensation and intimacy.

During this 4-week workshop, you will:

  • Learn how your breath can help you shift into a sensual and peaceful state despite emotional and physical challenges
  • Discover how to live in alignment with your values—even if the rest of the world doesn’t seem to support them.
  • Turn difficult emotions into orgasmic, cathartic, healing experiences
  • Explore surrender as a way to access your true power and find inner freedom
  • Experience the true essence of power and how to share power with others
  • Open your body, mind, and spirit to the healing and transcendent power of pleasure
  • Discover foundational new skills to expand your sacred sexuality practice
  • Gain a deeper understanding of your power, presence, and potential

All genders, sexual preferences, and relationship configurations are welcome. There will be no nudity and no explicit sexual touch. For any exercises requiring a partner, singles will be paired with consent.

16 May 2020
Tantra in Community: How the power of shared breath and erotic intention can inspire healing and change. Plus, a Breath and Energygasm Workshop.
Brooklyn, NY
23 - 31 May 2020

Camp Crucible!
Northern Maryland

Stay tuned for this year’s activities and festivities. Sign up for the mailing list and you’ll be the first to know when registration opens.

14 - 19 June 2020

Sacred Sexuality: Infinite Possibilities for Ecstatic Connections
Facilitated with Cyndi Darnell
Omega Institute
Rhinebeck, NY
Registration will open soon.

Explore, embrace and expand your authentic, ecstatic sexual self. Learn to confidently embody pleasure, understand desire, celebrate playfulness and enjoy infinite erotic possibilities through Tantric practices, mindfulness, discussion, movement, sound and breath. Learn how pleasure complements soulful self-inquiry. Discover how integrating eroticism into spiritual practice sustains our vision for a more heart-centered, connected world.

You’ll have permission to bring your whole self to sexual exploration which emphasizes consent, boundaries and risk-taking. When we feel confident bringing energy, presence and intention to our erotic practices, a world of pleasure opens up.

This workshop is for couples, singles, and other relationship configurations and all levels of experience. All genders and sexual preferences are welcome. There will be no nudity and no explicit sexual touch. There will be some partnered practices. Singles will be paired—with consent. To be assured of working with a partner of your choice, come with a friend.

24 - 29 August 2020

The Urban Tantra Professional Training Program
Greenwich, NY, USA
Registration will open soon!

This is the signature Urban Tantra® intensive workshop. It 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.

This intensive six-day immersion experience includes:

  • How to create gender-neutral practices that will allow you to work with people of all genders and sexual preferences.
  • Unique Urban Tantric breathing techniques and exercises to empower both you and your client.
  • How to give your client/student what s/he wants and needs without compromising the integrity of your process.
  • How the “dark arts” of BDSM (including fantasy, roleplay, conscious power exchange and intense sensation) can expand your Tantra practice into ecstatic new realms.
  • How Tantra (including breath, ritual, movement, and conscious touch) can enrich your BDSM practice with deeper and darker meaning.
  • How to adapt your language to attract and keep a more diverse client/student base.
  • The most effective marketing techniques to connect you with new clients, plus effective screening protocols to ensure that only the perfect clients arrive on your doorstep.
  • Plus a curriculum designed to accommodate participants’ individual interests.

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