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Core Erotic Theme: Discover Your Personal Erotic Makeup

August 29 @ 6:00 pm 7:30 pm PDT

$15 – $25
Jess DeVries

This class will be held LIVE online via Zoom — Zoom links are sent out 3 days prior and then again 1 hour prior to start time. The class will be recorded (OR NOT) and available for a limited time shortly following the class. Registration deadline: 1 hour prior to class Pacific. No day-of cancellations.

Ever wonder why some sexual encounters or fantasies are so much hotter or more satisfying than others? 

According to Jack Morin, Ph.D. and author of “The Erotic Mind”, we all have a Core Erotic Theme (CET) that is unique to our life experiences and preferences. The closer we get to experiencing feelings and emotions that underlie our CET during sexual encounters, the more fulfilling sex we can have. This workshop will outline some of the CET building blocks and help you start to discover your own. Knowing what our CET is comprised of allows us to ask more specifically for what we want and need from our sexual partners and be able to do the same for them. 

Our time will include a somatic exercise and a guided erotic mediation as a part of the workshop.

Jess DeVries is a queer somatic sex coach, sexological bodyworker and grief worker. She primarily serves the queer/trans community supporting folks in reclaiming body autonomy and to inspire curiosity about pleasure and sexual expression including expanding possibilities of what sex can be and guiding folks to define and pursue pleasure on their own terms. She is a grief advocate who regularly facilitates spaces for people to grieve, inviting the wisdom of the body to guide the grief process. She understands that there is a deep kinship between pleasure and grief and believes that they both deserve to be tended as full experiences of our humanity. Jess provides 1:1 sessions in NE Portland, online, or by phone. She also facilitates workshops and grief circles online for queer folks, ex-Christians, and Covid conscious communities.

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We’re offering a limited number of free class spots to folks with financial need; please fill out this form if you are interested. Recipients will be chosen based on need and contacted at least 3 days prior to class to confirm.