Only the Authentic Tantra® Practitioners shown on this page are qualified and licensed by IATE to teach the modality of Authentic Tantra® and have signed and adhere to the Authentic Tantra® Code of Ethics in their work with clients.
The Certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioners listed on this page have completed between 100 – 500+ hours of academic training, study, and applied practice in the field of Tantric Healing and Meditation, and may qualify for additional certification as ACS Certified Sexuality Educators or Sexologists.
2014 – 2015 = 100 HOURS
2016 – 2017 = 440 HOURS
2018 – Present = 500 HOURS
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to review practitioners who are currently in violation of our codes of ethical conduct and are no longer authorized
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Alaina Salks comes to Authentic Tantra® with a diverse educational and professional background. She is a poet, writer and artist, as well as an avid plant enthusiast. Her love of communication, arts and the natural world imbues her teaching style with grounded, loving, nurturing energy.
Alaina has been a full-time stepmother since 2011, and is well acquainted with the challenges of raising children in a non-traditional family. She understands the difficulty of maintaining a connected emotional and sexual relationship with one’s partner while raising a family in the wake of divorce. She brings this understanding to her work with individuals and couples, who struggle to connect with their partners under challenging circumstances.
Our passion is helping men, women and couples rediscover their power, authenticity and capacity for deep connection, intimacy and love.
We are Certified Sexologists and Certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioners and Coaches, as well as Life and Relationship Coaches. As trained and experienced Transformational Retreat Facilitators, we offer Tantra coaching and instruction through our retreats, as well as through group workshops and individual coaching.
Mackensey is an Authentic Tantra® Practitioner based in Savannah, GA. Weaving together her knowledge of human sexuality, tantric yoga practices, somatic healing, Body Neutrality/HAES philosophy, meditation, joyful movement, energy healing, and embodiment photography, Mackensey offers a transformative space where people can learn to cultivate a deeper sense of intimacy, sexual and emotional intelligence, connection and pleasure.
She is available for in-person tantra and intimacy coaching sessions, workshops or retreats, energy healing and embodiment sessions. She also facilitates online coaching sessions, courses and workshops using Zoom and am open to travel for bookings worldwide.
Kenny Beaupre, LMHC, RYT combines yoga, Authentic Tantra, and his 15-year experience as licensed mental health counselor to help couples find the connection they crave. He has worked as a healthcare executive leader for nearly 20 years, and currently owes/operates a small group practice of 10 psychotherapists in Massachusetts. He earned a Master’s Degree in Holistic Counseling from Salve Regina University where he studied bodymind holistic treatment alternatives to managing and optimizing mental health and wellness.
As a certified Sexologist, Kenny will optimize your sexual health potential. He works with individuals and couples. You will grow beyond your “stuck place” and find your renewed pleasure, joy, and connection.
Ahmane’ Glover lives on the edge of intense creative energy. She craves passion, joy and limitless possibilities for personal and communal wellness. When the world says, “give up,” the rhythm of her life says, “create change!” She is a spoken word artist, cultural organizer, tantrika, sexologist and holistic trauma informed facilitator of healing committed to creating innovative strategies to heal social division and ignite social change. Her sacred mission is to activate the power of the arts for communal healing and liberatory movements.
As an Authentic Tantra Practitioner, she embodies the ancient Shangpa Kagyu lineage based wisdom that has been passed on to her by the brilliant Authentic Tantra® teachers.
Hailey Fromkin is a certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioner and sexologist. As a life long seeker of knowledge, truth, and health, Hailey comes to Tantra with a diverse educational background, 10+ years of embodied healthy living, and an inquisitive heart. Her enthusiasm for travel and cultural exploration has gifted her with a broad perspective and compassionate understanding towards people from all walks and stages of life, something that fuels her passion for and belief in spreading Tantric medicine to every person.
Through practicing Authentic Tantra®, Hailey has experienced first-hand its powerful healing. She brings youthful passion to guiding people towards cultivating deeper connections, developing mindfulness, and expanding pleasure both as individuals and within their relationships.
Candice Anitra (she/they) has a BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a Certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioner and ACS Certified Sexologist, now based outside of New York City in the Lower Hudson Valley.
After years as a left-of-soul alien pop singer-songwriter and educator, more recent roles in counseling, sexology and tantra intersect around topics of sensation/pleasure cultivation and somatic healing, which have helped Candice navigate ancestral trauma in a black body, a theme that has been ever present in Candice’s work.
EXPERIENCE LIFE THROUGH PLEASURE… Sunshine Ryan, allures you into the depths of possibility and sexuality. She invites you on a personal audacious journey through SELF, LOVE, and SEX and redefines the plausibility and genuineness of deep connections. From understanding desires, wants, fears and boundaries, to achieving peak, body shaking, life changing orgasms.
Can I get a Yes please?!?! YES, PLEASE!!
Sunshine Ryan, Creator of MAYA BIRTHING, weaves tantra with, “Do I dare say it?” Pleasurable birthing. She shows you how to make love to birth, allowing it to transform not only you as a woman, but also opening the pathways for a peaceful, fearless delicious passionate birth.
Sunshine Ryan wants to remind you to let your creative sexuality energy MOVE you, GUIDE you, HOLD you, and then completely FREE you.
As a Certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioner, it’s my passion to share these tools with you to (re)gain connection to self, find true expression, and be free to fearlessly form new connotations around intimacy, sex, all kinds of relationships, and live life in the most freely expressed way.
Combat sports, dance, and rock-climbing have all taught me how confronting fear with courage is instrumental for personal growth and development. As a practitioner, I blend this philosophy with practices from our Tibetan Lineage to create safe spaces to face ourselves.
Mark F. Barone holds a Master of Arts degree in Psychology and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Sexologist, & Certified Authentic Tantra ® Practitioner offering various services via his private practice Sol Catalyst Therapies. His passion is the weaving of Humanistic, Depth, Somatic, & Evidence-based psychotherapeutic methods with mystic language, theory, and practices of Alchemy, Astrology, Tarot, and Tantra to help catalyze and support the liberation, healing, empowerment, and enlightenment of all sentient beings.
Mark perceived his intuitive, empathic, and humanitarian skills at an early age while also experiencing epiphanies with regard to the potency of sound, image, ritual, spirituality, and interpersonal exchanges. These traits led to him working as a recording and touring musician, studying, producing, and collecting artwork, and consciously initiating his own healing with personal spiritual exploration and practices involving; Astrology, Tarot, multiple forms of Yoga, Chakra System and Shadow Work, and Tibetan Tantra, as well as becoming a therapist, consultant, and instructor.
As a former nun, oncology nurse, holistic health coach and energy medicine practitioner, I never imagined I would become a Certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioner and Sexologist! However, it’s a perfect fit!!
I am passionate about raising pleasure consciousness in the world; about supporting the healing and transformation needed to re-unite our sexuality with our spirituality. I know personally the emotional, physical and mental trauma this “disconnect” can create in one’s life.
PollyAnna Burton is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Authentic Tantra® Educator who believes that all aspects of the body, mind, and spirit must be nourished in order to sustain a healthy lifestyle.
She has over 20 years of experience in healthcare, working with people of all ages, cultures, and gender identification. This experience has been a solid foundation for her journey through tantric education, high quality personal care, and self-discovery. With her science based knowledge and spiritual education background, PollyAnna is able to provide individualized teachings and experiences, which are as unique as her clients.
Theresa Alward is a certified Authentic Tantra® practitioner. She is also a writer and a lover of the outdoors. Theresa was drawn to Authentic Tantra® by an innate knowing that intimacy heals. Through her studies Theresa came to realize that connection with self and others is the foundation to all intimacies within our lives – from friendships to partnerships.
Theresa shares her love of connection with others through movement, mediation and pleasure practices. She shares the skills of appreciation, vulnerability and acceptance with compassion, empathy and safety through communication and the acknowledgment that each of us is sacred and whole.
I am an Authentic Tantra® Practitioner and Usui Reiki Practitioner. I have a BA in Psychology with a minor in Human Sexuality. I have always been passionate about the education of healthy, consensual and sacred sexuality. My journey thus far, through Tibetan Tantra, has been beautiful, awakening and healing.
My mind, body and spirit have been re-awakened to the beauty of the world and the sacredness of sexuality. I am now able to experience deeper pleasure in a multitude of areas in my life. It is a glorious and honoring feeling to be a conduit for a client’s healing. It is my soul’s purpose in life to be able to assist clients in working through blockages and to develop deeper intimate connections with themselves and in their relationships. It gives me great joy to see the light in a clients face when they begin to experience deeper physical, emotional, sexual and spiritual pleasure.
Fox Butterfly-Eden is a Certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioner & Sexologist, an Initiate of the Magical Arts, an Ordained Minister, Energy Worker, and a Lifelong Student of all that aids in Spiritual Evolution. With a motivation to benefit all beings, Fox shares his knowledge and experience with others so they can improve their lives with the power of their own bodies, hearts, and minds.
A graduate of the first and only government accredited school for Tantric Sexual Healing, Fox teaches how to heal personal traumas, cultivate mindfulness, foster compassionate connection, and awaken to ecstatic consciousness. Drawing on nearly two decades of practicing Western Hermetic Esotericism and folk magic, he teaches how to invoke Inspiration, commune with the Secret Lover, manifest the Beneficial, and embody the Alchemical Great Work.
Tyomi Morgan-Najieb is an International Pleasure coach and certified Authentic Tantra® practitioner with over 9 years of experience in sexual health education and life coaching skill. She is a Chicago Native and content creator for several platforms including her sex education blog Glamerotica101.com.
Tyomi’s advice has been featured on dozens of platforms across the work including Askmen.com, Washington Post, Cosmopolitan.com, EBONY Magazine, Essence.com and New York Times. Authentic Tantra® is a passionate extension of Tyomi’s work as a practitioner of the sexual arts, and she is skilled at creating and holding compassionate space, presenting easily digestible information for all skill levels, and making sexual healing fun. Tyomi received her certification in Authentic Tantra® from IATE in 2018.
Melanie Plain, PA-C, LMT, Certified Authentic TantraⓇ Practitioner and Sexologist. Melanie Plain is an actively practicing Physician Assistant and Licensed Massage Therapist with over 20 years experience. She recently completed her training through the Institute of Authentic Tantra Education. She works with individuals and couples to explore and awaken the most powerful expression of self through sacred sexuality.
Her integrative medical practice, PrimeLife, is rooted in science with the philosophy that the body will heal itself when given what it needs; physically, spiritually and sexually. She specializes in women’s intimate health including improving sexual function, pelvic pain, urinary incontinence and sexual wellness. Her male clientele experience improvement in erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, porn addiction and sexual performance.
Sequieta Whitfield B.A. is a Certified Sexologist specializing in Authentic Tantra®, Certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioner & Certified in Lomi Lomi Massage. She is a highly sought-after Retreat Coordinator/Event Planner and Workshop Facilitator and owner of Simply-Tantra based in San Diego, CA.
Certified Authentic Tantra® Practitioner trauma informed, ACS Certified Sexologist, Certified Therapeutic Art Life Coach, majored in Business Administration Management, as well as background in alternative medicine somatic healing bodywork, dance, art, and BDSM/Kink.
As a sexual abuse survivor, I bring my own experiences as well as working with others who have experienced trauma, to share, guide and heal to become balanced and awakened in the body, mind, spirit and sex.
Change is a True Constant in Life; Creating an Infinite amount of Opportunities and Possibilities!
Tara Desires to assist others in Embracing the Power of Change, and Channel it towards their own Healing and Self-Discovery.
In addition to being a Certified Authentic Tantra Practitioner; Tara is a Holistic Health Pracitioner, as well as a ChakraDance Facilitator.
Tara blends various aspects of her training, to create a Unique Experience coordinated to each Individual and their Needs.
“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” -Gail Sheehy
Mariloli is a Certified Authentic Tantra Practitioner since 2017. She is an ordained Priestess of Goddess Isis, Oracle of the Akasha, Curandera, and a Reiki and Sound Healing practitioner.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and has nine years of experience teaching special needs children and at risk youth.
“My mission is to help others reinstate harmony in their lives through facilitating healing, integration and empowerment of their body, mind and spirit as well as helping others discover their soul’s purpose and their sacred sexuality.”
A lifelong seeker of truth, the purpose of life and enlightenment, her passion is weaving Tantra into all areas of life continuously finding more blocks and unhealthy conditioning to release while persevering on this journey towards self-realization.
Drawing from her experience working with children with trauma as well as her own personal experience with psychological abuse, trauma and PTSD she can hold space and guide others on how to move through blocks, release toxic programming and achieve peace of mind and an open heart.
Having experienced internally the profound healing and transformation that is attainable through the Shangpa Kagyu Five Element teachings and Authentic Tantra practices, she is delighted to share these alchemical exercises with all.
Currently residing in Austin, Tx, Mariloli offers private coaching to individuals locally and globally.
As an Authentic Tantra® Practitioner, I desire to help people on their personal journey to healing past trauma, hurts, and things that no longer serve them. As a busy wife, mom, and owning a business, I understand the demands and struggles of every day life. Realizing that taking time for myself, healing my own blocks, and bringing awareness to my own needs and desires has not only changed my marriage, but also how I communicate with my kids, friends, and family.
Through teaching Authentic Tantra® practices, and my own knowledge I use these tools as building blocks to help clients create greater intimacy, connection, and pleasure in their lives.
Sofia Fortin is the founder of the Happy Vagina Project. Her mission is to create connections between the art of sex, feminine woo woo and unleashing your inner awesome. Sofia is a certified sexuality coach and sex educator who is inspired to help women and men reconnect with their inner spark and reignite their love of life and their relationships. Her deepest wish is for every woman to see the power in her fiery inner feminine, to connect with her sexuality and to shine her light bright on this world.
As an intuitive healer I work with people who are ready and open to heal their wounds and traumas, as well as people who are looking to deepen their connection with themselves, their loved ones and their spirituality. I bring this knowledge and healing into my Authentic Tantra sessions which enables my clients to receive an in depth healing of their body, mind and soul. My passion is assisting people release their traumas, blocks and limiting beliefs so that they can live their life to the fullest!
Darlene M (D) – Certified Yoga Therapist, Registered Yoga Teacher and Ayurveda Educator, Licensed Authentic Tantra® Practitioner
For Darlene, it was a natural progression from her years of yoga therapy towards Authentic Tantra in expanding guiding those undergoing healing. Deeply introspective and drawing upon her own experiences with an eating disorder in her teens and the ensuing body image related issues, Darlene approaches her work from a place of compassion. She teaches the most important relationship one has is the relationship with the self. When it is strong we begin to build a stronger foundation in our other relationships. We learn to recognize and be free of attachments that do not serve us well and embrace those that do.
Impresario, Chanteuse, Burlesque Diva, Tantrica Rosie Bitts/Trinda Reed, is a multi award winning performer, producer, author and educator and one of the pioneers who brought the art form of burlesque to Vancouver Island. Rosie was the first burlesque teacher on Vancouver Island and has since taught hundreds of women and now men how to release their inner Diva and connect with their Sexy!
She is so excited to mix Authentic Tantra into what she’s offering through workshops and private sessions. Her passion is to ignite sacred sexuality through everything she does.
Saoirse Wang is a trained Tantra teacher and practitioner, Certified sexologist, Artist, Intuitive Channel reader, healer, teacher and coach. She has been working in the metaphysical realm for over 20 years doing intuitive readings and healings. She started her journey at the age of 9, talking to spirit, reading tarot, oracle, tea leaf’s and runes. Her journey to find the divine feminine in all things started at an early age in defiance to the very limited images and icons for women in the world. She constantly struggled with trying to find something or someone to emulate as a woman. Saoirse’s constant need to find a place to welcome and be a strong feminine voice in the world is her driving force along with the need to allow other women to speak their truth with safety and compassion. Saoirse works predominantly with women who want to awaken and embrace the divine spark with in themselves. Understanding the deep-seated wounds and trauma created in a world that has not been kind or loving to women. Her goal is to create a space and world where women can walk in freedom, to create, and welcome their entire soul onto the planet. Until we welcome the complete feminine balance we can not heal completely.
She has been blessed with many teachers from a diverse background such as African Shaman, Celtic and Wicca teachers, Peruvian shaman, studies on trauma, intense body work training, Reiki training and Authentic Tantra training. All in the pursuit of creating a holistic way of healing herself and those who work with her. Saoirse holds a large safe space in which to explore and create new paradigms, with truth, wisdom, non-judgment and a wicked sense of humor and love.
Alana is an ACS Certified Sexologist and has been a practicing Authentic Tantra since 2014. Along with her initial course, she has hundreds of hours of continuing education and work with IATE. Her many years of practice and teaching afford her the ability successfully weave Authentic Tantra with her own experience based insight as well as her knowledge of Taoist Sexual Yoga, shamanism, Reiki, and somatic touch into her work with clients all over the world.
Alana is very passionate about helping people realize their potential and she embraces a “whole-istic” approach to healing Body, Mind, Spirit, and Sex. Learn more about Alana and read what her clients have shared on her website HERE
GAIa ( Guina Alexandra Iakovleva) is a Certified Sexologist , Authentic Tantra™ Practitioner and Registered Massage Therapist.
A life long seeker of joy and growth, Gaia’s passion is to uplift, inspire and to realization of bliss consciousness.
She integrates many leading edge tools creating the condition for powerful transformation and healing.
Gaia facilitates Tantra and Holistic Sex Education workshops, as well as has her private practice providing coaching for individual and couples in addition to her Massage therapy services.
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