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Touching The Heart Retreat – Melbourne – 22nd to 24th February 2021
22 February @ 14:00 - 24 February @ 14:00$695
This retreat is for all men who enjoy sex, sensuality and intimacy with other men. It is an opportunity to continue exploring the relationship with yourself and others, moving deeper into sexual and intimate freedom, through an increased connection with your heart, body, mind and spirit.
Over the three days and two nights we will discover ways in which we connect to our hearts and the hearts of others. Using different mediums of mindful touch, erotic ritual, authentic dialogue, the five pillars of erotic work, Indigenous plant medicine and experiential play.
This retreat will move you closer into your erotic self, exploring core themes in your life and guiding you to play the instrument of your own body. In this powerful meeting of men, we will then bring these instruments together.
After completing this retreat you shall have a deeper experience of:
*Working with sexual, intimate and sensual energy of partnered touch.
*Using the five pillars of awareness, touch, breath, movement and sound to harness erotic sensation throughout the body and increase your capacity for pleasure
*Learn to create and respect agreements that hold boundaries, consent and safety
*Bringing into consciousness your core themes
*The playfulness within your innocent self
*The power and healing of vulnerability in authentic connection
*A safe and caring space to develop your personal power as a man
*Feeling deeply relaxed and nourished.
This retreat will primarily be unclothed. There can be full body touch and we will work in a large group, in pairs and individually. It is important that you are free from injury that may impair your movement and stamina to offer and receive touch sessions for extended periods of time.
We will be adhering to the Covid Guidelines current at the time of the retreat dates.
This retreat is limited to 20 men so everyone can can be comfortable. There will be plenty of space in our hall and shared spaces to maintain social distancing whilst enjoying social interaction. Most of the workshops on this retreat will be naked.
About Continental House:
Perfectly located in the Spa Centre of Victoria – Continental House is a 1920s Fun, Health and Wellbeing Centre – the ideal retreat for groups seeking time out to relax and be nurtured.
With 12 ensuite bedrooms, fully equipped yoga room, wood panelled lounge, stacked bookcases, and endless break away areas there is room for everyone to truly retreat and have that special time to recharge and relax. All of your food will be provided with love and care, creating healthy, vegetarian, home cooked meals.
Located directly on the Goldfields Track and within minutes of the Hepburn Springs Reserve there are endless options to immerse yourself in the natural surroundings. Walking, cycling, forest bathing and relaxing – all on the doorstep of this historic house.
About the Facilitators:
Curt Mason is a qualified and experienced Sex Educator, Counsellor and Gestalt psychotherapist and Meditator with over 20 years experience of working in mental health. Curt has a private practice in Sydney and primarily work with gay and same sex attracted Cis and Trans men. Curt has extensive experience in working with sexuality, intimacy, relationships, anxiety and complex trauma.
Ross MacPherson is a Yoga teacher with over 10 years experience in yoga and mindfulness and is currently studying to become a Gestalt psychotherapist. Ross has been running workshops at NAKEDMAN for a few years and is warm and supportive, he brings a playful and challenging approach to his facilitation that will transform the way you think, feel and move.
Start: Monday 22nd February 2pm
End: Sunday 24th February 2pm