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Masturbation as Self-Love & Self-Care

July 8, 2020 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm PDT

$15 – $25

This class will be held online via Zoom — you’ll receive an email with access information prior to the event. While classes are LIVE in nature and by default not recorded, some educators have chosen to offer recordings of their classes to pre-registered attendees; please inquire for specifics of this event. Registration deadline: 2:30 p.m. PST on the day of class. No day-of cancellations.

So often we are our first, and best, lovers. The way we’ve learned to touch ourselves (or not) can affect the way we relate to our own body and our partners’ bodies for life. But spending time alone and focusing on pleasure regularly gets pushed off the schedule. What would it look like if we treated ourselves like our most cherished partner? Touch can release oxytocin, reduce stress, and calm our nervous system — and yes, self-touch can do those things too.

In this class, we’re going to learn ways to make time for ourselves. Stella Harris will discuss touch techniques and the ways our bodies can experience pleasure. We will consider making pleasure a ritual, learn genital massage techniques, and embrace masturbation as a healthy, loving practice.

Stella Harris is a Certified Intimacy Educator and Sex Coach who uses a variety of tools to guide and empower her clients and she teaches everything from pleasure anatomy, to communication skills, to kink and BDSM. As a speaker, Stella has appeared at conferences across the US and Canada, as well as at numerous universities and across various broadcast media. Stella is the author of two books, Tongue Tied: Untangling Communication in Sex, Kink, and Relationships and The Ultimate Guide to Threesomes. Learn more on her website or follow her on Instagram.

We’re offering 2 free class spots to folks with financial need; please fill out this form if you are interested. Two people will be chosen randomly and contacted at least 2 weeks prior to class to confirm.