SOLD OUT The Empowered Man – 4-Week Tantrik Men’s Group

The Empowered Man

4-Week Tantrik Men’s Group
~Presented by Ritual~

4 Monday evenings starting July 10th 2017
Private Mission SF Venue

The Empowered Man is a transformational journey into the masculine. It’s a unique opportunity to step into your full sexual power while cultivating community with like-minded brothers. Drawing on the spiritual teachings of Tantra and on the collective wisdom of each other, we will explore what it means to be a conscious, loving, and powerful man.

You are:
* Embracing your masculinity in a way that’s safe, respectful, and still powerful
* Dedicated to master your sexual energy, stamina, and vitality
* Deepening your understanding of conscious sexuality and/or Tantra
* Passionate about the power of sexual healing
* Valuing the support and brotherhood of other awakened men

What to Expect
The Empowered Man is a blend of community discussion and practical instruction. We believe in the guru within you and are excited to hear his strong voice. Matt and Dane will share their insights and expertise, drawing on the spiritual path of Tantra. You will learn how to give a Sacred Spot massage (Yoni massage) and witness a live demo.

We will cover:
* Tantra’s approach to men’s body-mechanics: Vitality, Stamina, and Attunement
* Re-defining the Masculine: how to be powerful with sensitivity
* Pathways through the heart: cultivating intimacy, vulnerability, and loving presence
* Sacred Spot massage: instruction plus live demo
* Subtle energy, yoga, and meditation techniques for self-mastery

The Empowered Man Experience
Drawing on a wide range of teachings, both ancient and contemporary, we’ve tailored this Men’s Group to create lasting transformation for your life. We focus on tuning into the experience of our bodies and the wisdom of the group, so you’re constantly engaged. You’ll learn techniques from yoga and meditation that get you into your body and out of your head. And while this is a mystical journey, we minimize “woo” and favor a practical, simple approach. We create a strong container where you are safe, resourced, and secure so you can express your full, awesome self.

We crafted the schedule so you can go deep without need to travel or take time off. By consistently engaging over the course of a month, you’ll create lasting change in your relationships and your life.

Tantra has been revolutionary in our lives and we are passionate about sharing these teachings. Our dream is to co-create a vibrant tribe of awakened lovers, conscious healers, and attuned brothers. We’re out to re-define our cultural norms of the masculine and taking ourselves to the next level. We hope you’ll join us!

Monday July 10th, 7-10pm
Monday July 17th, 7-10pm
Monday July 24th, 7-10pm
Monday July 31st, 7-10pm

Matt Sturm is the founder and co-lead of Ritual Tantra, a community bringing spirituality and conscious sexuality to the Bay Area. Matt first studied Tantra at Agama Yoga, is a Certified Tantra Education through Source Tantra, and is currently completing his Yoga Teacher Training and studying the Hakomi Method of therapy.
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Dane is an executive and life coach whose passion and purpose is helping people expand beyond their limits to craft their lives and the world. Dane studied Tantra at Agama Yoga and brings enthusiasm and a healthy skepticism to his exploration of spirituality. He is an entrepreneur, yoga instructor, massage therapist, reiki healer and creator of musical experiences.

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

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PAST Ecstatic Heart Puja 3/22/17

Ecstatic Heart Puja

~Presented by Ritual~

Wednesday, March 22nd, 7-10pm
The Center SF Teahouse, 548 Fillmore St, SF
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A Puja is a Tantric Ritual of worship where we gather to share connection, celebrate life, and tap into our own divine life-force energy. At this Ecstatic Heart Puja, we will be creating a safe space to call in the sacred, open our hearts and tap into our juicy sensuality and sublime presence. It’s a celebration of love through a series of heart-opening partnered experiences. You’ll be guided into your senses through sacred poetry – connecting with your own body through movement and breath and to others through eye-gazing and healing touch.

This Puja is based on the poetry of the Radiance Sutras, a modern interpretation of the Vijñāna Bhairava Tantra, an ancient Tantrik text. Through an series of meditations, Shiva offers his consort, Devi, practices that lead into “joyous union with the life of the universe.”

This is a fully clothed event. 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.

“I feel like before Tantra, I was able to clearly see the Divine in others and through Tantra I’m now able to see my own.” ~M.S.

About Ritual
Ritual is a Bay Area community of spiritual practitioners who facilitate access to primary spiritual experience through the conscious use of meditation, yoga, and Ritual.

Facilitated by:
Leslie Grace
Matt Sturm

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PAST Subtle Energy 2/28/17

Subtle Energy

~Presented by Ritual~
Tuesday Feb 28th, 7:00-10:00pm
The Center SF Tea House
548 Fillmore St., San Francisco
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Our body’s life-force energy can be harnesses as fuel for spiritual growth. This practice requires us to raise our awareness of subtle energy and develop the ability to control and channel it. Also known as Chi or Prana, subtle energy is our vital essence. By tuning into the flow of our energy we come to better understand our bodies and how to weave it with those around us for healing and awakening.

In this interactive workshop you will learn tools to master your energy and connect with each other’s. It’s a low-woo, try it yourself and see how it feels approach that’s full of fun, playful exercises. We create a safe container so you’re free to explore and be your full self.

You will learn:
* How to feel subtle energy for yourself
* How to open your body so energy can flow freely
* Techniques for connecting your energy with others
* Practices to harness this energy for intimacy and spiritual growth

Is this for me?
Whether you’re curious about energy or a long-time practitioner, this workshop is an accessible, fun exploration of our mystical bodies. Our workshop is safe and supportive for people with all levels of experience. We’ll have the option to drop-in with each other through group, solo, and partner exercises. Beautiful souls of all genders and relationship status are welcome. Bring an open mind and an open heart.

About Ritual
Ritual is a Bay Area community of spiritual practitioners who facilitate access to primary spiritual experience through the conscious use of meditation, yoga, and Ritual.

Facilitated by:
Leslie Grace
Matt Sturm

$25 Tickets: