Vera Zyla is a sex educator, co-owner of The Art of Loving and has a degree in Acupuncture and as a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner(TCMP). She has been leading adult education seminars and events for over eight years at The Art of Loving, conferences, trade shows and private gatherings. Seen regularly in the media and interviewed for TV, radio, newspapers, and magazines she is motivated by passion, education and fun. She blends a holistic playful approach while helping people discover a healthy empowering and transformative pleasure positive message about sex and relationships.
Marcy Dayan is a registered physiotherapist with specific training in the management and treatment of incontinence and vaginal/rectal pain. Since graduating from UBC with a Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy in 1984, Marcy has completed postgraduate courses in incontinence, pelvic dysfunction and orthopaedics. She has also completed a Master of Health Administration from the University of British Columbia. Active in both clinical practice and teaching, Marcy works in private practice and is a guest lecturer on urogenital pathophysiology in the Master of Physiotherapy program at the University of British Columbia.
Mark Bentley Cohen and Lianna Walden
Mark Bentley Cohen is a writer, explorer of consciousness, adventurer, teacher, facilitator, and performer. He has just completed his first novel, "Bi, Hung, Fit... and Married".
Lianna Walden is a producer, writer, director, and production manager, with over 20 years of experience shooting film all over the world. Lianna is currently completing a documentary about Marc Emery.
|Sexual Roleplay – take the first step to opening your relationship - March 16th||$10.00||16 March 2015 - 7:30pm|
|Adventures in Non-Monogamy – swinging, open-relationships, and polyamory- March 23rd||$15.00||23 March 2015 - 7:30pm|
Stephanie Byrne, Richard Tatomir
Stephanie Byrne (M.A. Counselling Psychology, Canadian Certified Counsellor) is a wellness focused therapist whose aim is to guide client's down the road of forming and maintaining meaningful and fulfilling relationships with family, friends, acquaintances, and romantic partners. This has become an increasingly complex issue for most people as worldwide technology advances and "real" human interaction is decreases at an alarming rate. Stephanie has experience working with clients in both post-secondary and animal assisted therapeutic settings.
Stephanie has been studying sexuality and body, mind, spirit awareness and healing for over ten years. Her main healing practice is called Intune Holistics where she practices as a Medical Intuitive Healer, Body Mind Therapist and holistic health workshop presenter. One of her specialized areas of focus is helping others to heal in areas of sexuality and teaching workshops on Tantric skills to individuals and couples. Tantra is for those who wish to open up to the powerful energy of connecting in a sensual, sexual and soulful way.
Justice Schanfarber is a counsellor and coach specializing in sex and relationships, a professional focus that has grown out of his own personal challenges and successes. A Certified Hakomi Therapist since 2008, Justice takes a mindfulness based, body-centred approach to healing and growth.
Justice Schanfarber, CHT
Mindfulness Based Counselling
Certified Hakomi Therapist
Sex and Relationship Coach
phone 778 996-3821
Serving clients in Campbell River and Vancouver BC (worldwide by telephone and skype)
Emily has a Women Studies, English, Sociology background as well as a Medical Terminology certificate. Empowering people to play, be empowered and remain vital drives her in educating women and men in their sex lives. She believes that growth and sexual self acceptance is integral to all other facets of our lives.
Dr. Paul Tinari
Dr. Paul Tinari Ph.D. is the president of Intact Canada, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting genital integrity around the world. He fought for more than 30 years to get acknowledgement and justice for those students of Canada's residential school system who were circumcised as "punishment." He was the first person in Canada to receive publically funded restoration surgery, and since that time thousands of men have followed in his footsteps to finally experience their full potential as males. He is a world-renowned expert on circumcision and on the functions of the male foreskin, and he was lectured widely on this topic for more than 25 years.
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.
Ki is dedicated to helping people get the healing, skills and confidence they need for fulfilling sex lives. Well known and respected in Vancouver, he has over a decade of experience as a sex and intimacy educator and coach. He has a full time practice teaching group seminars, and working with individual men, women and couples. Please see his websites for complete information: Massage by Ki for men, women and couples and Erosha for women.
|Exquisite Anal and Prostate Massage - LIVE! - Mar 4th||$40.00||4 March 2015 - 7:30pm|
|Pussy Massage LIVE demo - Mar 18th||$40.00||18 March 2015 - 7:30pm|
|Cock Massage Artistry - LIVE - Apr 1st||$40.00||1 April 2015 - 7:30pm|
|G-Spot Massage - LIVE! - Apr 15th||$40.00||15 April 2015 - 7:30pm|
|Pussy Massage - LIVE! - Apr 29th||$40.00||29 April 2015 - 7:30pm|
Glen Callender is a Vancouver-based writer, comedian and founder of the Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project (CAN-FAP), Canada’s newest pro-foreskin advocacy group. CAN-FAP promotes foreskin education, appreciation and stimulation, and advocates for the human right of all children—male, female and intersex—to grow up with intact genitals. Glen has dedicated his foreskin to fighting anti-foreskin ignorance and prejudice, and has vowed to demonstrate the wonders of his foreskin to every Canadian.
Dena Hankins writes aboard her boat, whether on the high seas or in a quiet anchorage. She spent eight years as a sexpert at Babeland, soaking up the most stimulating stories of human sexuality, and is honored to provide some tales in return. Being a military brat, wanderlust is deep in her, and she has been sailing since 1999, covering waters from Seattle to San Francisco, across to Hawaii, and from Virginia to Maine. Her first three publications are erotic short stories with far-flung settings—India, North Carolina, and deep space. Whether traveling in the physical world or ranging far in her imagination, she is happiest accompanied by her partner of seventeen years.
Dr. P. Tinari
Dr. P. Tinari Ph.D. studied advanced massage technique for four years while he was living in Brussels, Belgium. He was specifically trained in Deep Transverse Therapy (DTT), used to break down the calcification associated with many chronic soft-tissue injuries. He has successfully helped many women with breast implants who were suffering from encapsulation syndrome (a hardening of the tissues surrounding the implant).
Franklin Veaux and Eve Rickert
As a child, Franklin Veaux heard a fairy tale about a princess forced to choose between two handsome princes, and thought, “Everyone knows princesses live in castles And castles are big enough for both princes. So why does she have to choose?” He has been writing about polyamory since 1998 at morethantwo.com, one of the top-ranked sites about polyamory on the Web. He currently has five long-term partners and lives in Portland, Oregon.
M'kali-Hashiki is a Black, Polysexual Femme Kinkster living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is also Sacred Intimate; a Certified Sexological Bodyworker; and a Certified Sound, Voice, and Music Healing practitioner with approximately 700 hours of training in various modalities. She has facilitated workshops on various aspects of sexuality nationally for over 20 years. She currently has a private practice focusing on Erotic Wellness (www.BodyEnstasy.com) using soundwork, bodywork, and somatic sex re/education; and teaching Erotic Breathwork, both in person & online.
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