Tantra and Antiracism

tantra and antiracism

What is the relationship between Tantra and AntiRacism? This is a really juicy question. One of the ways that Tantra relates to antiracism is in relation to Tantric Buddhism. Tantric Buddhism flourished in Northern India between 600-1100 AD. Part of its success in that region was addressing and breaking down the rigid social hierarchies of […]

Why are the Tibetan 5 Elements so important for healing?

Tibetan 5 Elements

We get a lot of folks asking us why the Tibetan 5 elements are so important and so I’m going to answer that question. So the Tibetan 5 elements earth, water, fire, air and space make up our bodies and everything in our natural environment and the way that we’re designed as human beings is […]

Kegels vs. Yoni Yoga

kegels vs. yoni yoga

A common misconception regarding pelvic floor health is the idea that a “tight” vagina is a “healthy” vagina. In Tibetan 5 Element Tantra we are not seeking a “tight” pelvic floor, which may indicate chronic tension and unresolved trauma, but rather, we are seeking strength and tone.   Most of us in the West think […]

5 Step Tantra Practice for Same Sex Couples

tantra for same sex couples

We often get asked if same sex couples can practice tantra. And the answer is absolutely YES! As long as you are human and have a human nervous system, you can practice tantra.   In our lineage of practice, Tantra is essentially a form of energy-body yoga that can (and should) be applied to all […]

10 Reasons WE Should Be Your Tantra Yoga School!

Tantra Yoga

If you’re on the fence about enrolling in our Tantra Yoga Teacher Training program, and/or ANY of our online educational programs, here are 10 reasons to say “Hell Yes!” to training with IATE… (Yes, we are totally flexing our hard-earned credentials) 😉   1. We are a government accredited school for Tantra Yoga This means that […]

masculine and feminine polarity in tantra

masculine and feminine polarity in tantra

Let’s talk about masculine and feminine polarities in tantra. The concept of masculine and feminine polarities in tantra is very common in Neo tantra. And there is a lot of conversation about masculine energy showing up in a certain way and feminine energy showing up in a certain way. Here is the common view of […]

Can you practice Tantra when single?

Can you practice Tantra when single?

This week we answer a viewer’s question “Can I practice Tantra while single”? When folks ask us this question they are usually thinking of Neo-Tantra, which often portrays Tantric practice as more of a “couples intimacy exercise” than a several thousand year old spiritual tradition. But even Neo-Tantra has aspects of solo practice woven into […]

Hysterectomy and orgasm

hysterectomy and orgasm

Tantric Sexology 101 Q&A – Can I still have cervical orgasms after hysterectomy?   This is a very common question for many yoni owners who have had a hysterectomy, and there is no easy answer to this.   As I explain in the video below the type/flavors of orgasm that you are able to exerience […]

Black Men and Prostate Cancer: Prevention Is The Best Medicine!

black men and prostate cancer

According to the advocacy organization ZERO Prostate Cancer, one in six Black men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. Research from the American Cancer Society shows Black men are more than twice as likely to die from the disease than other demographics. Research has shown us that unresolved trauma, usually in the form of […]

3 REASONS TO HEAL SEXUAL TRAUMA WITH TANTRA

heal sexual trauma with tantra

1 – A BLOCK IN SEXUALITY IS A BLOCK EVERYWHERE… Most don’t realize how extensively sexual trauma and repression affects our everyday experience. Any degree of trauma or even harboring negative thoughts around sexual energy and behavior affects our ability to trust and connect with others. On a primitive level, sexual energy is a natural […]