email@example.com | 303-546-3584Associate Professor | Dean, Naropa College
Teaching at Naropa contains the exhilaration and plummet of a love affair. Enter: Eyes Wide Open.
I co-facilitated a workshop, titled "Straddling the Gap: Sex, Intimacy, and Desire in the Present Moment" at the November 2016 Colorado Group Psychotherapy Society (COGPS) in Denver. I will also be presenting this workshop at the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) Annual Meeting in February 2016 in NYC.
My creative and scholarly research on erotic intelligence is currently taking the shape of an interactive performance and book.
Sexual Fluidity by Lisa Diamond
Open to Desire by Mark Epstein
Uses of the Erotic by Audre Lorde
Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence by Esther Perel
Whipping Girl by Julia Serano
Understanding Sexuality Research by Michael Wiederman
EVERYTHING by Toni Morrison
Ah-ha's are expected in my courses, so I am obligated to create a classroom container in which students meet their unabashed, powerful selves through mirroring and precision.
To write "How Mindfulness Misses the Mark." To be courageous enough to acknowledge that the mark is: Creating the Erotic Academy - Summoning Life Force. Beyond being sexual, eroticism is the electricity that fuels contemplative education.