The first thing is the body. The body is your base, it is your ground, it is where you are grounded. To make you antagonistic towards the body is to destroy you, is to make you schizophrenic, is to make you miserable, is to create hell. You are the body. Of course you are more than the body, but that “more” will follow later on. First, you are the body. The body is your basic truth, so never be against the body. 


Whenever you are against the body, you are going against God. Whenever you are disrespectful to your body you are losing contact with reality, because your body is your contact, your body is your bridge. Your body is your temple. Tantra teaches reverence for the body, love, respect for the body, gratitude for the body. The body is marvelous, it is the greatest of mysteries.


Osho




Tantra Awakenings

Manchester

United Kingdom



info@tantraawakenings.org


Mark (+44) 079 831 395 66


Skype: TantraAwakenings



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What is Tantra?

Tantra is an ancient system that evolved from India. It is a complete and comprehensive system of spiritual development. It denies nothing, accepting everything as coming from a Divine Cause. It accepts all other religions as true and valid, open to all regardless of race, creed, caste or sex. Tantra is a divine impulse to find the Divine by using our present position, whatever that position may be, to consciously engage with our lives, lovers, work, children and the Divine Itself. Requiring only keenness of intent, self honesty and willingness, Tantra does not require us to believe in anything, accept any dogma or repress anything. Tantra is perfectly aligned with the modern way of thinking and living. It is the yoga of experience and encourages us to learn from our experiences good or bad, to play the hero and to divinise the mundane. Tantra encourages us to see God in each other and understand the Divine impulse of charm, beauty, affection and love. It challenges us to look deeply into the confines of our own ego, its fears and anxieties and how it steals away our god like nature on earth. Tantra encourages us to work with our sexual polarities, with our instincts to discover their underlying nature and how to work with them. Tantra creates energy, power and freedom for the modern man and woman

 

Sex and Lovemaking are cornerstones of human existence, and sexual energy is a potent and irresistible force in the universe. The unfortunate fact is however, that many of us have issues around our sexuality and the subject of sex. Social and sexual conditioning, high stress, busy lives, goal orientation, poor communication and a focus on "doing" rather than "being", all combine to throw us out of balance with our natural sexual selves and that of our partner. Tantra is the union of sex and meditation. It is about being in the present moment, accepting sex in its totality, relaxing into lovemaking and expanding the capacity for pleasure. It is about fully engaging with yourself and your partner on the most intimate levels and fully accepting who you are now, at this point.

 

Tantra is a meditative path, at least 5000 years old. In Sanskrit, "Tantra" is often translated as a "continuum" or "unbroken stream"  following the flow of consciousness from ignorance to enlightenment, the warp of a loom or the strands of a braid, denoting continuity and that life is a tapestry of a thousand individual and colourful threads.

 

Tantra is about experiencing pleasure in life and in all its aspects:  By using sex to connect the body, the spirit and soul, love is fully experienced through acceptance and embracing passion. It can be a way to rekindle love and passion in a long-term relationship, develop a more fulfilling sex life or a means of spiritual growth and enlightenment.

 

Tantra is non-dualism:  There is no separation between the material world and the spiritual realm. Tantra is not a philosophy of renouncing the world. It emphasizes personal experimentation and experience as a way to move forward on the path to self-realization by living daily life to the fullest. Importantly, there is no right way or wrong way in Tantra, only the way you choose, following the path of the heart.

 

Tantra emphasizes an active approach:  By harnessing your sexual energy and directing it towards areas of the body or mind, you can boost energy and clear blockages. Tantra has a body-positive view, it views the body as a manifestation of spirit. Our bodies are sacred, where sexual ecstasy and lovemaking combine to become a divine feeling.

 

Tantra confronts our guilt and fears surrounding sex: It teaches us to become connected with our mystical nature, expand our boundaries, become more aware, present, empowered and fulfilled. When we surrender in sex and experience what is happening in our bodies and not resisting this, then there is incredible healing potential, not only is the lovemaking ecstatic, but there is a feeling of aliveness and greater intimacy.

 

The sex life improves:  More effort is placed in the relationship, with more creativity and love making. It leads to greater awareness of our higher sexual potential.



Namaste नमस्ते



How will Tantra help me?

Sessions are designed to suit your individual or relationship needs: Reconnection, Self-Exploration, exploring Sex and your relationship as a spiritual and transformational path, Deepening Desire, Diving Deeply into Intimacy, Experiencing Pleasure, Enhancing Communication or self- and relationship healing. 

Who is this for?

The simple answer is everyone. I work in a non-judgemental atmosphere and with total acceptance: it is not limited to a gender binary and is as beneficial for LGBTQ Relationships as well as the hetero-normative Relationships. You can also experience Tantra on your own - there is no need to have a partner.

There is no age limitation, I have clients from 21 years old to 86 years old and the programme adapts to suit your age in life. Nor is it limited to couples, this is equally useful for those who are single.

What makes my Tantra sessions unique? 

It draws not only upon the Tantric teachings of some of the best teachers in the world today: Dawn Cartwright, Margot Anand, Barbara Carellas and Shakti Milan, but it incorporates the Bioenergetic work of Wilhelm Reichs and Alexander Lowen, the therapeutic disciplines of Aaron Beck, Albert Ellis and the foundational coaching principles of Timothy Gallwey.

The fusion of Eastern and Western Philosophies is brought together in a uniquely grounding and intuitive process to enable you to experience the embodiment of Tantra with the emotional freedom of cutting edge western psychological techniques.

What does it involve?

These are not a seminar or lecture: it is experienced based and you will leave with the practical techniques and knowledge to take your life and relationships to the next level. You are also provided with ongoing support and information on your journey all aimed at your continued development: I provide the tools and guidance for healing your life, your ability to love and your relationship. You take the responsibility and actions necessary and reap all the benefits and rewards. Remember, this programme is designed around YOUR requirements and is totally unique. For general information though, the themes of a programme include:

 

·         Celebration Ceremonies or Rituals: Creating the Tantric Date and the Essence        of Desire

·         Breath-work Training: The link between breath and orgasm, Desire and                   Fulfillment

·         The art of Touch: Expanding you capacity for Pleasure and Sensation.

·         Grounding and Connection exercises: Cultivating intimacy and Deepening Trust

·         Establishing Personal Boundaries and Effective communication about wants            needs and desires.

·         Integrating sexuality with physicality and spirituality: Re-discovering your Sexual

           selves.

·         Increasing your capacity for self-love and acceptance.

·         Ageing , Relationships and Sex: Understanding Genital physiology and the              sexual response cycle throughout our lives.

·         Pelvic Release, letting go judgment and the way to vibrant health.

Do I have to sign up for an extended period or number of sessions?

No. For some a single afternoon or full day programme has been sufficient to deepen and enrich their life and relationships. Others wish to go deeper and immerse in more advanced practices and skills of relationship and intimacy mastery and choose to experience an ongoing series of training, each designed to complement and integrate with the one before. It is the provision of this choice to go where you want to go, not where the “teacher” believes you should go that makes this programme so powerful, it is at a pace that suits you, at a level that suits you and over a time scale that suits you.


For more information or to make a booking:  info@tantraawakenings.org

 

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