Our Staff

Vera Zyla is a sex educator, co-owner of The Art of Loving and has a degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). She has been leading erotic education seminars and events for over thirteen years at The Art of Loving, conferences, trade shows and private gatherings. Vera is seen regularly in the media, and has been interviewed for TV, radio, newspapers, and magazines. She believes that a happy and active sex life is one of the keys to mental and physical wellness. 

John Ince is a co-owner of The Art of Loving and the founder of Joygenic: the Happiness Institute which provides seminars and other services to help people grow happier. John is the author of five books, a lawyer, an environmental and human rights activist, wilderness traveler and community builder. His unusual life path plus his years of research into the science of happiness inform his seminars. He appears regularly in the media and has been profiled in a cover story in the Georgia Straight.


Emily has a background in Women Studies and Sociology as well as a diploma in Medical Terminology. Her curiosity about human sexuality fuels her passion for all aspects of her position here at the Art of Loving. She had already read the majority of the books we sell before she was hired! Humour and attention to detail are her secrets to a great sex life.

The Art of Loving is located at 369 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. We are a Canadian adult store and sex shop selling sex toys and adult products throughout Canada and B.C. We also provide sex educational seminars on a wide variety of  topics. All prices are in Canadian dollars.


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