Methods of Masculinity: From toxic masculinity to healthy masculine narratives
October 23, 2020
Hosted by Christi Anne Bela
There is nothing sexier then a Man who knows what he wants, but it can be a slippery slide from confidence to aggression. With a unique take on the concept of toxic masculinity and both its use and misuse, Guru Orpheus Black, part spiritual therapist, part bedroom sorcerer, and all badass, will help us to explore methods of developing pathways to healthy masculine narratives. A Los Angeles-based public speaker, he specializes in the application of ancient wisdom in modern day settings aims to propel the intellectual and sensual evolution of masculinity both by challenging men to reconnect with its roots and by inviting them to embrace manhood in its fullness, the way. In his most recent book, The Enso: A Philosophy of Submission, which is an esoteric approach to awakening and acknowledging the repressed human animal within. Not by taming and domesticating it, but by employing rituals, psychology, and a few handy life skills to create the space for it to be free.
Intimacy Architecture Radio
Friday at 5 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
Intimacy Architecture Radio is a safe space to discuss health, relationships, sexuality, curiosities and whatever tickles your fancy. Christi Anne Bela is a queer, non-monogamous and open-minded counselor, author, speaker, specializing in helping people discover the power of intimacy. Intimacy Architecture Radio is a call-in radio show, so reach out, be heard and build the life you love! Listen live every Friday at 5 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
Christi Anne Bela
Christi Anne Bela began her work as a sexuality educator in 2008. She has an extensive background in Tantra, yoga and wellness, including training at the Autism Center of America and the Kundalini Research Institute. She has spoken on the subject of consent and boundaries at the Sex Down South Conference, Mega Disability Conference and the Arc Conference for the last 3 years and is featured in “The Consent Guidebook.”
Ms. Bela has run workshops for Sex Positive World, body positive Burlesque series, fundraisers for LGBTQ youth and outreach with the Nashville Pride. She is the founder of Intimacy Architecture, which combines self-growth and community building to create safer ways to enjoy and honor the power of our sexuality.