“Pleasure is medicine and love has the power to heal” ~ Devi Ward Erickson

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Meet Devi Ward Erickson…

Devi Ward Erickson is the Founder of The Institute of Authentic Tantra Education, the first and only government accredited professional training institute using the Tibetan Five Element Tantric practices for holistic sexual healing.

Devi is an internationally recognized Tantric Healing Expert, Sex Coach, ACS Certified Sexologist, Certified Tantric Healer, Certified Reiki Practitioner, Certified Meditation Instructor, and accomplished practitioner of Tibetan Tantric Buddhism.

She is the author of several printed and ebooks, including “Shake Your Soul Song! A Woman’s Guide to Self Empowerment Through The Art of Self Pleasure”, “Tantra Is Medicine!”, and “3 Tantric Secrets for Extraordinary Sex”.

Devi Ward Erickson is the Host of the hit Podcast “Sex is Medicine with Devi Ward”,  which broadcasts EVERY Thursday on CTR Radio, iTunes and Spotify.

Tantra Expert and Sex Coach, Devi Ward Erickson has been teaching meditation and personal growth workshops since 2000. She was a monk of the Ishaya Order from 1999-2007 and has been a Tibetan Tantric Practitioner under the guidance of Lama Tashi Dundrup since 2008. She has been practicing and teaching Non-Violent communication as a personal growth practice since 2005.

An abuse survivor, Devi provides down-to-earth experience-based insight into using meditation, Tantra, and ‘pleasure as medicine’ for healing trauma. Her personal journey from Stripper- to Monk- to Tantrika enables her to call upon her own experience of profound life transformation through the Tibetan Five Element Teachings, Vajrayana Buddhism, and sexual healing.

Devi Ward Erickson has been featured as a Tantra Expert, Sex Coach, and Sexual Healing Expert in countless articles and over 30 different radio and television networks worldwide including Playboy Radio, Men’s Health Magazine, CBS, NBC, Rogers TV and the movie Sexology with Gabrielle Anwar and Catherine Oxenberg.

Devi has been a featured Tantra Expert and Keynote presenter at several live events, and was the Keynote speaker at Sex Down South in 2015, The Detroit Women’s Conference in 2014, The California Women’s Conference in 2014, The Vancouver Taboo Show, and The Art of Sacred Sexuality Retreat in Atlanta Georgia.

Devi Ward Erickson continues to be a featured Tantra Expert for numerous summits and online events.

Devi Work has been featured in

  • Mind Body Green
  • Refinery 29
  • Playboy Radio
  • Men’s Health
  • NBC, CBS, Roger’s TV
  • Sexology The Movie

and more

Work With Devi…

I have devoted my entire adult life to studying the “essence” that infuses all of life through meditation, Vajrayana Tantra, Erotic Dance, and Compassionate Communication.

I was a monk for 10 years, a stripper, a model, an actor, an organic gardener, and a student of natural healing and alternative medicine.

I have studied Ayurveda, Yoga, several styles of Dance including West African, Belly Dance, Ballet, Modern, and Jazz. I have had extensive training in Non-Violent Communication since 2005 and have been a meditation instructor and workshop facilitator since 2000.

I am an internationally recognized Tantric Healing Expert, authorradio show personality, Certified Tantric Healer, and the Creator and Founder of The Institute of Authentic Tantra Education- the first and ONLY government accredited training institute for Holistic Sexual Healing. 

I am also one of the first two people in North America sanctioned to teach the Tibetan 5 Element practices as a sexual healing modality.

I have accomplished more in my life than I ever expected and it is all a result of my Authentic Tantra practice.

I am honored to share with you some of the most practical, powerful, and effective lineage- based Tantric practices available today.

As a trauma survivor, I call upon my own experience of sexual healing & personal transformation to support and guide you through the process of reclaiming your sexual Self.

My goal is to give you the tools and support you need to awaken, heal, and transform your life in absolutely every way- sexually, emotionally and spiritually!


Devi Specializes In

  • Tantra as Medicine
  • Tibetan Five Element Healing
  • Tibetan Buddhist Meditation
  • Erotic Dance
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Sexual / Emotional Healing
  • Orgasm as a Path of Liberation!

“Pleasure is medicine and love has the power to heal” ~ Devi Ward Erickson

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*The Tantra Mastery Training Program does not require approval by the registrar of the private Training Institute Branch (PTIB). As such, the registrar did not review this program.