Activating The Vagus Nerve with Yogic Breathing

“The Ocean Breath” is a yogic breathing method created by Carla Tara and transmitted to Devi Ward Erickson in 2009. This yogic breathing method activates the ventral vagal pathway by incorporating the 5 ventral vagal “cues”, which are: Deep Breathing Relaxed facial features Soothing sounds in the inner ear Ingesting   And, when practicing the Ocean Breath with another […]

Cultivating Conscious C**k with Kristopher Lovestone!

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There are many articles written about “toxic masculinity”, but how does “healthy masculinity” show up? And in a culture rooted in largely toxic values with very little pleasure and connection-based sex education available, how do cisgender men learn how to be healthy, loving, compassionate, and EMPOWERED Men? Join Devi Ward Erickson and Certified Sex Educator, […]

Queering Tantra with TK

How do you integrate the practice of Tantra without absorbing potentially harmful cis-heteronormative narratives? This episode is for radical anti-assimilationists, those who want to get past the trauma stories of linen pants, and those who know enlightenment doesn’t happen by turning a blind eye to pain, suffering, and the oppressed. Join Devi Ward Erickson and […]

The Journey From Catholic Nun To Tantrika!

How does one go from being a Catholic Nun to a sexually empowered Tantrika? In this episode of Sex Is Medicine, Devi speaks with Certified Sexologist and Certified Authentic Tantra Practitioner, Laurie McCracken about her extraordinary journey from Catholic Nun, to Body Sex Practitioner, to Tibetan 5 Element Tantric Healer.   This episode is a […]

The Historical Roots of Neo-Tantra

Historical Roots of Neo-Tantra

What are the historical roots of neo-tantra? The way the word “Tantra” is used in Western culture typically conflates this ancient spiritual practice with, as one practitioner describes it, “a hand job with a stick of incense”, or candlelit orgies, or, “hands-free” energy orgasms that somehow “heal trauma” by bypassing the physical body entirely – […]

What Is Tantra with Devi Ward Erickson

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All this time we’ve been together and I’ve never sat down and shared my story of how I came to Tibetan 5 Element Tantra! Join me tonight as I share my understanding of authentic Tantric practice, based upon my 13 years of training in Tibetan 5 Element Tantra, how I was introduced to this path […]

Healing The Root Cause of Social Dysfunction with Dr. Ronald Goldman

Join Devi Ward Erickson and her guest, Dr. Ron Goldman (ronaldgoldmanphd.com) as they explore the origins of our personal pains and social dysfunction. Understanding the root cause of our individual and societal issues can help us experience more kindness and compassion for ourselves and others, and enrich our lives with a sense of meaning and […]

Healing Through Relationships

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Relationships can often bring up our deepest and most challenging wounds. Because of cultural “norms” polyamorous and ethically non-monogamous relationships can bring even more challenges to navigate. So how and where can we learn to “ride the waves” of relationship and transform those potential breakdowns into profoundly healing breakthroughs? Join Devi Ward Erickson, and sexual […]

Ask A Sexologist ~ Trouble Shooting Your Tantra Practice

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Kegel’s, Semen Retention, and “Spiritual Sex” Join Devi Ward Erickson and her team of ACS Certified Sexologists for another episode of “Ask A Sexologist” as they discuss troubleshooting your tantra practice and embodying spiritual sex. In this episode find out:   Tantra Tips for helping Trans women cultivate their sexual charge Lasting longer and the […]