PAST Tantra Basics 3/28/17

Tantra Basics
~Presented by Ritual~

Tuesday, March 28th 7-10pm
East Bay Community Space
507 55th St. Oakland
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Tantra is the spiritual path of awakening and becoming whole through the practice of bringing awareness into your body and embracing all that life has to offer. Through this practice, tune into the energy of your body and your partner and channel it for awakening and healing. As a Tantrika, you will learn to harness your bliss as fuel for spiritual growth.

During this workshop you will:
– Learn the basic history, theory, and practice of Tantra
– Experience Tantrik meditation and breath-work
– Connect to your chakras and tune into to your subtle energy
– Through the practice of Transfiguration, see the divine in yourself and your partner
– Embody the Divine Masculine and Feminine
– Explore partner exercises to share conscious touch, cultivate intimacy, and share energy

This is a fully clothed event, perfect for beginners. You are welcome to participate at exactly the level that feels right for you. Open to singles, couples, triads, etc… and people of all genders.

Facilitated by:
Leslie Grace
Matt Sturm

$25 Tickets:

PAST Divine Mother as the Ultimate Tantric Consort 3/13/17

Divine Mother as the Ultimate Tantric Consort

~Presented by Ritual~

Monday March 13th, 7:00-10:00pm
East Bay Community Space, 507 55th St. Oakland
$25 Tickets

Divine Mother is the ultimate expression of the divine feminine and is being asked to awaken within each of us individually and more broadly in the collective consciousness in these times of great change we are living in. The tantric consort relationship at its essence is a relationship that evokes all the barriers to love within you. These barriers are held within the body as physical tension, hiding trauma pockets, unconscious beliefs, and other trapped emotions. The consort becomes such a powerfully evocative mirror, that it makes healing more readily available to these barriers to love within our body. In this workshop we will connect deeply to the lived experience of Divine Mother’s unconditionally loving, fierce and gentle energy within your body. This very human and very divine experience will invite you to let go of deeply held resentments, self-hatred, and experience a depth of “ok-ness” and implicit forgiveness of self and others.

From there we will learn to receive others via relational exercises from this place of unconditional love that requires no “doing” or “trying” from your ego self. Ironically, when we can learn to allow the love of Divine Mother to come through us, we receive tremendous healing as well as become a conduit for healing for others. Touching this depth of love and union with the divine feminine, will also deepen our capacity to remain present and open when our own or other’s emotional triggers get activated. By seeing the process of getting triggered for what it is, Divine Mother inviting us into more and more love for what is, we can stop taking our own or other’s triggers personally, and allow emotional energy to release out of our system with greater ease. Eventually we will see our life circumstances that include and are not limited to our tantric partner(s), as a consort that is constantly inviting us to heal, release, and be the embodiment of unconditional love through our human experience.


Michael Brabant is trained in both academic and clinical psychology settings as well as studied with shamans, mystics, and healers. He integrates the most potent approaches towards healing and awakening to support embodied transformation in a teaching called Divine Humanity.

Through Divine Humanity, we can begin to see that each moment we experience, is an expression of life’s sacred intelligence helping us to heal and embody our fullest expression in every moment.

He holds transformative workshops and retreats and works with people individually. He is devoted to becoming the fullest expression of humanity possible and doing so with great levity, ease, and fierce gentleness. You can learn more about his work at

PAST Women’s Tantrik Practice 1/30/17

Women’s Tantrik Practice


Monday, Jan 30th – 7pm-10pm
Guava Temple, 4210 Holden St, Emeryville
$25 Tickets

Tantra yoga is a path of discovering our own true nature. The approach is centered in direct experience through our bodies. And because our bodies are the teacher, we focus on raising our awareness through yoga, meditation, and sexual practice.

This workshop is an introduction to the aspects of Tantrik practice specific to women.

Part 1
The focus of the first section is in raising our awareness of how female bodies work. You will learn theory and techniques for:

* The seven types of female orgasms
* How to enhance awareness and sensation during sexual practice
* Tuning into the flow of sexual energy in our bodies
* Moving through sexual trauma

Part 2
The second half of the workshop is focused on embodying the feminine:

* The qualities of Shakti, the divine feminine
* Awakening our power as priestesses
* Unlocking the depth of surrender
* How the polarity of masculine and feminine creates lasting desire in relationships
* Animus – celebrating our inner masculine

Is this for me?
This workshop is great for anyone who identifies as female or anyone who enjoys sex with females. If you’re a woman looking to go deeper into conscious sexual practice; if you’re looking to awaken your sexual desire and step into your feminine power, this is for you. If you’re interested in supporting your goddess in her sexual growth, this is for you. All people welcome, inclusive of sex, gender, and orientation.

Facilitated by:
Leslie Grace
Matt Sturm