Shakti Awakens – Poems by Rowena Roberts

‘We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.’ ― Anais Nin Guest blog by Rowena Roberts, one of the women currently travelling with the amazing group of women on our 2018/19 Shakti Tantra Women’s Programme. After her level 1 workshop, Women’s Invitation, Rowena Roberts wrote some prose and shared it with […]

The gift of stillness – Don’t just do something, sit there!

It’s so easy, when we’re madly busy, when there are lots of competing demands on our time, and we are running frantically through items on our to do list, that we lose all sense of ourselves.  We pressure ourselves to Get Things Done.  We experience the panic that is Don’t Just Sit There, Do Something! […]

Tantric Clown Anyone?

Kate Spenceley introduces us to the tantric clown, Kate has completed our Women’s programme and is assiting with the current programme. She is also working to develop the our exciting new Clowning workshop with Annabel Newfield As you may be aware, several members of the Shakti Tantra team recently embarked on a little adventure to […]

The Rose and the Thorn

Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralysed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings. ― Jelaluddin Rumi I am writing this as we, in Shakti Tantra, have […]

The Sacred Union

There is a deep and profound union, which truly is that of the body, mind, heart and soul, which is the ultimate alchemical fusion and transcendental transmutation of the mystical ocean and the deepest deep of that which one can experience in the union between the Divine Masculine and the Divine Feminine. ‘     […]

My Tree of Life

This weeks blog is by guest author John Fraser of Every Body Loves.  John has explored tantra with Shakti Tantra for many years and we are grateful for the passion and intelligent insights he brings to us and this work. If you ask a heterosexual man what he doesn’t like about his body, there’s some […]

Innocence is born of fullness. Guilt is born of emptiness.

Many years ago, when I started my biology degree the head of the university department, an elderly professor with a wonderful white beard gave a talk to all the new students. He  said to be scientists we need to be like children, to approach our subject from the perspective of one who knows nothing yet […]

What is Yoni?

This is the beginning of a series of blogs where we’ll break down some of the jargon/words that are spoken in the tantric / sacred sexuality arena…. We’re starting with place from which we are all born, Yoni. Anatomically, the word Yoni describes the female genital organs, including the whole outer and inner labia, clitoral […]

The subtle art of dearmouring

‘You may be able to fight and win battles in a suit of armor, but when you’re wearing one all of the time without knowing it, it becomes impossible to dance.’ William Reich Dearmouring is one of those unfamiliar words sometimes spoken about in relation to tantra.  It can seem a bit ferocious and full-on, […]

All about the Orgasm

There are a lot of articles out there about orgasms; about how to have one….or two ….or three about how most (but not all) women need clitoral stimulation to orgasm and cannot orgasm from penetration alone about how sex doesn’t need to look like a porn movie (they are made to look good not necessarily […]