Mike Lousada joins us to chat sexual repression, cultural aspects of this, body shame, sexual energy, different schools of bodywork, psychosynthesis, Western vs Eastern approaches, “armouring”, 1970s vs modern approaches, loving presence, sexology, the medical model in sex, the upper limits of human sexual potential, the cult of ecstasy and other traps in tantra, making sexual work accessible to “normal” people, Britain vs California, modern gender politics, patriarchy, masculine and feminine, speaking from pain, working with his wife Louise Mazanti, cultural contexts, why embodiment matters and the deep ethics of sexuality. This one is both deep and straight-forward.
127. Sexual Healing – with Mike Lousada
Our Podcast Interviewers
Patricia is a Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Family Constellations Facilitator. She is a lead trainer of the Trauma Coaching certification and the Courage to Lead course for female facilitators.
Karin van Maanen
Karin is a yoga & meditation teacher and embodiment trainer with an MSc in Mindfulness Studies. She's co-author of Embodied Meditation and is lead trainer on the Embodied Meditation and Embodied Toolkit certifications.
Christina is an embodiment coach and somatic educator with an MSc in Social Sciences. She's co-lead trainer on the Certification of Embodiment Coaching and Courage to Lead courses. Christina combines her work as an Aikido blackbelt, dance and improvisation in guiding groups and individuals.