The Dark Side of Modern Tantra and Sacred Sex in the West

There have been several deeply disturbing exposes in recent years about sexual abuse, violations, and misconduct in the tantra and sacred sexuality industry.

Several credible claims of abuse and misconduct have been lodged against various well-known tantra schools and at least one person has had criminal charges filed against them.

 

In November of 2020, BBC Radio released a 10 episode podcast expose on the One Taste Cult (which is NOT TANTRA but is often confused with Tantra).

 

In this episode of Sex Is Medicine, Devi explores the troubling climate of abuse in the Western sacred sexuality industry, the importance of lineage and accountability, and outlines some red flags and things to watch out for in your Tantra providers. She is joined by colleagues, certified Authentic Tantra® practitioners, and ACS certified sexologists, Karen Craig and Rosie Bitts.

 

Find out:

  • What’s happening in the world of modern tantra that is causing concern?
  • How the lack of oversight and accountability allows misconduct and abuse to proliferate.
  • How IATE has worked to mitigate this.
  • What are some things to watch out for in the world of modern Tantra?

 

 

 

About Karen Craig

Karen Craig, B.Msc., J.D., is co-owner of Live Heal Thrive Retreats™ and Explore the Art of Tantra™, along with her husband, Brion E. Craig, B.Msc. Through individual and group coaching and workshops, as well as through fun, powerful and transformative global retreats, they help men, women and couples rediscover their power, authenticity and capacity for deep connection, intimacy and love. Karen is a Certified Metaphysical Practitioner, Certified Authentic Tantra® Educator and Practitioner, as well as a Certified Sexologist.

Connect with Karen on her website HERE

 

About Rosie Bitts

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.

Connect with Rosie on her website HERE

 

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