We had some Real Talk on Pleasure Awakening, on the 28th of April with a special guest Amanda. Want more from this episode?
Amanda is a trauma-informed somatic energy healer and coach with more than 18 years of professional experience in holistic healing. She has lived in a Buddhist meditation center for a year and discovered that true happiness is found in our connection with others. She is also a cis-gender, heterosexual woman, who has lived through the stories of many men and women, including her own, in a professional setting.
In this enlightening episode, Nika and Amanda delve into the transformative power of open discussions about sexuality. They emphasize the importance of normalizing these conversations and broadening our perspective to embrace the holistic nature of sex.
Amanda explains that holistic sex goes beyond the physical act, encompassing breath, movement, emotions, and subtle energies. It recognizes the interconnectedness of these elements and how they extend from individual experiences to the collective. Holistic sex reminds us that sex is not merely an isolated act but a multifaceted experience.
The emotional dimension of sexuality is explored, as Amanda reveals that our predominant emotions influence how we approach intimacy. Addressing and transforming these core emotions is vital for a more fulfilling sexual experience and healthier connections.=
Drawing on her expertise in Tantra, Amanda discusses the power of the root chakra in connecting creative and erotic energies. This understanding highlights the deep connection between sexuality, creativity, and spirituality, offering transformative possibilities for personal growth.
Nika bravely shares her realization of defaulting to stress and anxiety as her core emotional state. Amanda validates this experience, emphasizing the need to understand and transform these emotions for personal and sexual growth.
Granting ourselves permission to authentically express our desires and creativity is a crucial aspect of holistic sex. By creating a shame-free space, we can explore our boundaries and expand our sexual experiences.
The conversation underscores the importance of embracing discomfort and allowing ourselves to fully experience and explore it. These moments of vulnerability provide opportunities for self-observation and self-discovery, unlocking transformative magic.
Our early programming significantly influences our core emotional states, which, in turn, shapes our approach to intimacy. Recognizing this connection empowers us to examine and potentially transform our beliefs for more authentic and fulfilling sexual experiences.
This thought-provoking conversation encourages us to embrace holistic sexuality by acknowledging the interconnectedness of our physical, emotional, and energetic aspects. By normalizing open conversations, we unlock the potential for personal growth, self-awareness, and more fulfilling intimate connections. Let us break free from societal taboos and embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and authentic sexual expression. Embracing the holistic nature of sex enriches our lives and fosters deeper connections with ourselves and others.
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You can reach out to Amanda on these platforms:
IG: @thesacralchakrawell, @kiahealing,