Authentic Sex for Queer Men
With Finn Deerhart and Matt SturmPresented by SexcraftingWednesday August 1st, 7-10pmThe Center SF TeahouseAre you feeling empty and disconnected from the hook-up culture around sex? Have you had loving relationships where the passion and spark has fizzled away? Do you have the feeling that there's something more, something deeper through sex - and are you ready to explore?Authentic SexIn this workshop you will learn practical tools to have more fulfilling, satisfying sex. We start by de-conditioning and de-objectifying ourselves and our partners. Instead, we'll teach you how to cultivate the intimacy you've been longing for and how to ignite your desire and passion, whether it's with your life partner or a brand new connection. And ultimately, we'll show you how to use sex as a vehicle to explore our full expressive selves, to heal our wounds and step into wholeness.What to ExpectOur approach is a blend of group discussion and practical exercises. Drawing on Tantra, yoga, NVC, Hakomi, current theories in couples’ therapy, and EFT, Finn and Matt will share their expertise about sex, desire, intimacy, and relationships. We're creating a safe container for you to share about your experience around sex. This workshop is clothing-on, with no explicit sexual contact. This workshop is for anyone who identifies as a queer man.We will cover:Tools to bring intimacy and connection into sexCelebrating your erotic desire and stoking the flames of passion for sex that never burns outTantra and sacred sexualityHealing emotional and psychological wounds through sex and coming into wholenessSexcraftingSexcrafting is a queer community focused on fulfillment and wholeness through sex and relationships. Join us on a journey into desire, intimacy, shadow, and the mythic self. Sexcrafting is an open sanctuary to discuss and experience our full sexuality with a community of like-minded queer men. Through this journey, you will be invited into a balanced, integrated, and powerful expression of yourself as a sexual being. Learn more at sexcrafting.comPresented by:FINN DEERHART, Life Coach and EFT Practitioner: Intimacy is tough. Gay and queer men often experience even more difficulties in sex and relationships because of unique challenges that we face. Internalized shame and a lack of healthy templates upon which to build healthy sustainable relationships leaves many of us longing for lasting fulfillment. We need tools and community in order to create and experience the connections that we seek. Relationships and sex have been the lenses through which I have studied my own life and how it relates to my culture as a whole. Intimate self-knowledge has led me into healthier relationships and more fulfilling sex. The fragmentation and numbness I have felt in mainstream gay culture encouraged me to emerge authentically into what freedom means to me. Liberation has only begun to come as I release blame and actively seek to uncover personal truth. Finn brings 14 years combined experience in spiritual counseling, study of social anthropology, wellness coaching, and personal development. FinnDeerhart.comMATT STURM, Tantra Teacher: I am following a calling to share the gift of Tantra with the world. Through workshops, coaching, and private sessions, I integrate meditation, yoga, sexuality, and ritual into your path of spiritual growth. I teach hands-on methods for inhabiting our bodies, cultivating deep intimacy, and tuning in to the universal love within us all. My approach is practical and experiential with just the right amount of Woo. I’ve loved the practical tools and spiritual experience of Tantra but have always chafed at the hetero-centric presentation - I’m excited to share these teachings more inclusively. I’m a Certified Tantra Educator, Yoga teacher, and am currently studying the Hakomi Method of psychotherapy. awakeningbliss.net
Authentic Sex for Queer Men
With Finn Deerhart and Matt SturmPresented by SexcraftingWednesday August 1st, 7-10pmThe Center SF TeahouseAre you feeling empty and disconnected from the hook-up culture around sex? Have you had loving relationships where the passion and spark has fiz...