Sexual Awakening for Women – a Tantric Initiation into the Essence of Female Sexuality with Dr Shakti Malan, 15th-17th August 2012

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A two day residential retreat, for women only

in Prestwick, from 5pm on Wednesday 15th & finishing at 5pm on Friday 17th August

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Female sexual energy has a unique quality that is little understood in our world today. Through the practices you will work through in this two day residential retreat, and the transmission that Shakti provides, women can begin to taste again, and deeply enjoy, the bliss of female sexual energy. This is a journey within, an opening to embodied bliss from the inside out. That opening ripples through the body as a deep relaxation and an ecstatic aliveness. Shakti believes that female sexual energy is a gateway to spiritual awakening. It is the feminine, through her receptivity, that can lead the masculine into the unknown, the mystery, that which is beyond the ego-mind.

In opening fully to the flow of our sexual energy, we need to let go of old patterns that no longer serve us. Examples are:

  • sexual beliefs and attitudes held in our ancestral lineages
  • attitudes we carry towards our body and sexuality
  • the virgin/whore split in women’s psyches; and
  • patterns that cause us to suppress the power of our womanness.

Through creative practices, movement and breath work, Shakti will guide you through the release of what no longer serves us, and into an opening to the true power of female sexuality.

This is a pure celebration of female sexuality. Through breath work, movement, dance and embodied meditation, we will connect deeply to our female sexual essence and allow that to move through our bodies. Skydancer is the literal translation for dakini, the Tibetan Tantric term for the feminine principle. When woman’s sexual energy wakes up, it dances through our bodies and into the infinite, ecstatic sky.

Watch a video of Shakti talking on women’s sexuality here.

The presenter, Shakti Mari Malan:

Shakti Mari has a profound passion for the feminine, and she believes that the awakening of female sexual energy is a key to the spiritual awakening of the world in our day. She has been facilitating the discovery of female sexual energy to hundreds of women over the last decade. Shakti is a dakini, or initiated female teacher of the Tantric mysteries, and a member of the Advait Tantraschool ( <> ). Shakti is based in Cape Town, South Africa, and has a thriving international practice. For more on her work and schedule, see <> and <> . Shakti holds a Ph.D. (UCT) in Social Anthropology.

When: From 5pm on Wednesday 15th till 5pm on Friday 17th August

Where: Prestwick

Price: £300, or £250 if paid in full by 1st August, & £230 if paid in full by 8th July

To Register: Email Gillian on or call on 07913 906 343 (booking form)

You are strongly advised to book in advance to secure your place. Early booking is advisable as the retreat has a limited number of places.

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