The Quintimacy Series on Tour! Manchester in May!

The Quintimacy Series, a trio of Queer Intimacy workshops for the LGBTQ community is on tour! In collaboration with Steve-Jasmine Tomkinson, a Manchester based counsellor, we take the 3 workshops to Levenshulme, Manchester on Sat 12th May 2018. Yes, all 3 workshops in one wonderful day! In the morning, we will dip our toes into Conscious Touch and Embodied Consent,

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The forest speaks and the Sexological Bodyworker listens

Why is a Sexological Bodyworker blogging about Bruce Parry’s film Tawai; the Voice from the Forest? ‘Tawai: A voice from the Forest’ is a documentary film about people living lives very different from our own, the Penan tribe in Borneo. It is about how we are destroying our planet and making ourselves ill and unhappy, and destroying these last remaining

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Sex Education and coaching services for ALL women

Sexological Bodywork is not just for International Women’s Day! All year-round Sex Education and coaching services for ALL women. Sex Education and coaching services for ALL women. It is International women’s day on March 8th 2018. I have been struggling to find any reference to the organisation’s definition of a woman so I will create my own for the purpose

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Somatic Sex Coaches talk Body love and acceptance!

I attended a workshop on Sunday called Body Beloved by Sarah Rose-Bright*, a fantastic Sex Coach and sex educator. It was for people who identify as women, about being present in and loving and accepting our bodies (yes, very ambitious!). I last attended this workshop two years ago and it was called BodyLove then. I repeated the workshop because I

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Why am I holding a Body Massage for Pairs workshop?

Part 1 of The Quintimacy Series (Conscious Touch and Embodied Consent) was a truly wonderful experience and a pleasure to facilitate. I witnessed a group of 8 participants go from extremely shy, nervous and anxious to even talk to each other, to a wonderful, if tentative, sharing of giving and receiving of touch with each other, the room a calm,

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Have you been hiding from touch? Why conscious touch is a thing

“…one of the most joyful aspects of being a human and being alive, how our bodies can experience sensation and you have a right to go on a pleasure-hunt!” There are many ways we might hide from touch, even at the very moment we are receiving it or giving it. Physical touch and intimacy can be so loaded and problematic

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Quintimacy

A trio of Queer Intimacy workshops for the LGBTQ community in Leicester and beyond. 18+ and Interested? See our flyer below.

Using ScarWork® for scars caused by self-harm

Content note: self-harm and picture of well healed scars. People who self-harm face a high degree of stigma, judgement and discrimination in our society. When someone does something that injures themselves, often the pain and distress is compounded by harsh and shaming treatment by hospital staff, psychiatric systems and sometimes by family and friends. What I am interested in is

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The Quintimacy Series – Queer Intimacy workshops in 2018!

I have 3 offerings for the LGBTQ community in Leicester in the first 3 months of 2018…a trio of workshops aimed at increasing the intimacy, touch and connection in your life and discovering new ways of being. Part 1, In January, is Conscious Touch and Embodied Consent, based on my previous workshop Conscious Touch for the Terrified. Explore the ‘yes’

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ScarWork – a new body-based healing adventure!

A month ago I attended a 4 day course on Sharon Wheeler’s ScarWork ® (http://www.wheelerfascialwork.com/ceu-courses/scar) My reasoning for attending this course was to deepen the brief training we had on the Sexological Bodywork course in Scar Remediation. My particular focus is to be able to offer ScarWork to any client who would benefit. In particular I am thinking about trans

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