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FAQ

What Is Sacred Intimacy?

Sacred Intimacy is a concept that refers to a deep and profound connection between individuals that is rooted in love, trust and spirituality. It involves creating a safe and sacred space where partners can explore and honor each other's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. 

Unlike purely physical or casual relationships, sacred intimacy goes beyond the superficial level and seeks to cultivate a deeper understanding and connection. It involves vulnerability , open communication, and a willingness to explore and honor each other's desires and boundaries. 

Sacred intimacy can be practiced in various contexts, such as romantic relationships, professional tantra session, or sacred sexuality workshops. It often involves incorporating mindfulness, meditation, ritual, and spiritual practices into the intimate connection, allowing partners to connect on a deeper level and experience a sense of sacredness and transcendence. 

The Goal

The goal of sacred intimacy is to cultivate a profound sense of connection, love, and spiritual growth within one's self and/or in the context of an intimate relationship. It emphasizes the importance of honor, respect, and conscious presence, allowing us to experience a deeper level of intimacy with ourselves and connecting with our partner(s) and the divine. 

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What does a sacred intimate do?

A sacred intimate is a professional who provides guidance and support in exploring and deepening one's intimate and sexual experiences They create safe space for individuals or couples to explore their desires, boundaries, and healing around intimacy and sexuality. 

Some of the roles and responsibilities of a sacred intimacy include:

1. Creating a safe and non-judgmental environment: Sacred intimates provide a safe space for individuals to explore their desires, fears, and vulnerabilities without any judgement of shame. 

2. Offering emotional support: They provide emotional support and guidance throughout the process, helping individuals navigate their emotions and experiences related to intimacy. 

3. Teaching and educating: Sacred intimates may teach individuals various practices, techniques, and skills to enhance their connection, pleasure, and intimacy. The can include communication skills consent practices, breathwork, sexual skills, or tantric practices. 

4 Holding space for healing: They support individuals in healing past traumas, negative experiences, or limiting beliefs around intimacy and sexuality. This may involve somatic or energy work, emotional release, or guided meditations. 

5. Sporting exploration and discovery: Sacred intimates help individuals explore their desires, boundaries, and fantasies in a safe and consensual manner.

6. Enhancing intimacy and connection: they help individuals deepen their connection with themselves and their partners, facilitate a deeper sense of intimacy, trust, and pleasure. 

It is important to note that the work of a sacred intimate is focused on providing support, education, and healing within a professional and ethical framework. Their intention is to empower individuals to have healthier, more fulfilling, and conscious intimate experiences. 

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What is Erotic Tantra?

Erotic tantra is a practice that combines elements of tantra, a spiritual and meditative practice originating from ancient Indian traditions, with a modern-day focus on sexuality and sexuality. It involves incorporating sexual energy and pleasure into the spiritual journey and personal growth. 

In erotic tantra, practitioners aim to deepen their connection with themselves, their partners, and the divine through various techniques, rituals, and practices. These can include breath work, sounds, meditation, conscious touch, sensual massage, and sexual rituals. 

The goal of erotic tantra is not solely focused on achieving orgasm or sexual pleasure, but rather on expanding consciousness, cultivating intimacy, and experiencing spiritual ecstasy. It emphasizes mindfulness, presence, and the exploration of pleasure in a conscious and intentional way.

It is important to note that erotic tantra is a personal and spiritual practice that can be explored individually as well as with a partner, and it's primary focus is on personal growth, body awareness, self-discovery and expanding consciousness. 

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Tantra has been my primary personal practice for decades. 

Austino

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