The Sexuality Salon
NOW IN VICTORIA, BC!
The Sexuality Salon Series will be co-hosted by Island Sexual Health in Victoria, BC! This series will focus on intimate workshops with a maximum of 12 participants at each date listed below. Each workshop is designed to delve deep into a specific topic about healthy human sexuality for opportunities to learn, grow, and share about oneself. At workshops there will be a varied approach depending on the needs of the group. There could be a combination of these elements: group discussion, personal reflection, activities (group, partnered, or personal), media, worksheets, gentle body movement. Please connect with Tanille if you have any further questions or inspirations!
Modern Dating: Join Tanille Geib in an exciting discussion around Modern Dating. How is Tinder treating you in Victoria? What is Grinder like these days? Have you tried the HER app? How about the old, meeting through friends dealio? Or just going out on the town? How do you approach meeting new people? This workshop will help you gain confidence to connect with folks in a more meaningful way.
Date: Thursday May 18, 2017 6:30-8:30pm Tickets can be purchased here.
Body Image: How do we get from a society that makes us feel inadequate about our bodies to a place of celebration?! In this workshop Tanille will take you on a journey of critical thinking, acceptance, and forward motion into celebration on the able, beautiful bodies we have.
Date: Thursday October 13, 2016 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm
Consent: Come learn the in-depths of what clear consent looks like. Consent on the dance floor all the way to a long term relationship. What does healthy consent feel like? How can we use it in a fun, sexy way? Come learn the spunky side of consent to have more meaningful connections in your life.
Date: Thursday November 17, 2016 6:30pm-8:30pm
Desire, Honesty, and Communication: Facilitated by Tanille Geib, bring your curiousity and vulnerability! Explore how to understand your desires through honesty within yourself. Then once we tap into our desires, learn some skills on how to properly communicate these wishes to others.
Date: Thursday February 23, 2017 6:30-8:30pm
Cultivating Sex Positivity: Facilitated by Tanille Geib, we take honest steps to uncovering how we become more sex positive in a sex negative world. Through discussion, questions, and activities we can play with acknowledging fear and shame in a safe space. This workshop is designed to help you take steps to feeling more positive about sex, sexuality and your expression of self.
Date: Thursday March 16, 2017 6:30-8:30pm
Romantic & Sexual Orientations: Come take a walk on the unconventional side of society relationship structures. Learn about the differences in Romantic and Sexual Orientations to connect deeper with yourself. Have you ever wondered if a person can be heterosexual and panromantic? How about sapiosexual and homoromantic? This fun workshop will delve into the meanings around these labels and how they relate to our actual relationships. Come try one some new labels with us!
Date: Thursday April 20, 2017 6:30-8:30pm Tickets can be purchased here.
REGISTER by searching Eventbrite, The Sexuality Salon in Victoria, BC.
Past Sexuality Salon Series 2015 VANCOUVER
Join Tanille Geib and community members in Vancouver's first live talk show and community space all about sexuality. We will bask in knowledge of sexuality with guests who have an intimate connection with the topic of the week. We will celebrate self expression in an artistic way by inviting artists to perform aspects of their own sexuality or perspectives. We will delve into weekly popular media with a critical thinking cap and discussion. We will create a space where community can gather and experience a sex positive, celebratory way of exploring sexuality. We will do it together.
Past Facebook Event info: The Sexuality Salon, The Series
Feb 1, 2015 Self Pleasure/Masturbation
Self Pleasure and Masturbation was creatively presented and supported by: Tempest Jade, Cookie Bain of Intelligent Sexuality, Dr. Teesha Morgan, and Stacey Foley from Orgasmic Meditation. All photographs captured brilliantly from Kurtis Stewart Photography. Thank you to all who attended to venture in an intimate community discussion around self pleasure. Thank you to Cafe Deux Soleils who hosted us for 6 weeks! This event made my heart soar! When was the last time you had a discussion around your self pleasure and masturbation habits?
Feb 8, 2015 Body Image
Body Image is one of those topics that jolts us in multiple ways. I didn't realize until producing this event, that we all have an epic journey ahead of us to develop true self love and care. I am honoured that these beautiful humans shared the stage with me: Cookie Bain of Intelligent Sexuality, Ingrid Nilson from Project True, and my well spoken panel of gents: Kiril, Mark, Gabriel, and Ryan. Thank you for all being vulnerable to this open discussion on a deep topic. Thanks to Kurtis Stewart for the black and white proof of the evening.
Feb 15, 2015 Non-Monogamy
Wow! I definitely needed a celebratory glass of wine after this evening on Non-Mongamy. It was our most packed series both audience and panel/performer wise. Thank you to all the participants for joining us on a packed evening full of connection, questions, and discussions. Truly an honor to work with you all. Thank you to Nurse Cookie who co-produced this evening with me. Thank you to Performer Mark Bentley Cohen, and Sex Coach Lianna Walden for disucssing their wondrous open partnership. Thank you to my peeps for supporting our exciting diverse panel: Liz, Shaun, Victor, Bryan, and Mika, joining Cookie, Mark and Lianna. I think we could host non-mongamy nights weekly. So much to explore and learn, together! Thanks to Kurtis Stewart Photography for his joyful spunk with our moments.
Feb 22, 2015 Queer Sexuality & Gender
What a delight! We were taken on a discussion led and produced by Ryan Caron. Thank you to all the panelists who joined us and enriched our discussion on queer lifestyle, orientation, and gender. Thanks to Jes, Victor, Emilio, Bryan, and Nick for their venture in this topic. Thanks to Kurtis Stewart Photography with the mad flashes for us.
March 1, 2015 Sexuality throughout Life
Why don't we talk more about sexual expression through out all of our ages? Thank you to Cookie Bain for collaborating on this series with me. Thank you to Options for Sexual Health to come and support our event! Thank you to the talented spoken word poet, Julie Peters for sharing her Tantric Philosophy journey. Kurtis Stewart, thanks for always being there for us camera in hand.
March 8, 2015 Sex & Motherhood
Saving perhaps the best topic for last! What a wonderful and courageous night shared with our audience. Thank you to Liz Kirkland for reading a piece from my new play, Klimt's Women. Thank you to Dr. Ashleigh Turner from Options for Sexual Health for joining us to talk about her motherhood story. Thanks to my friend and colleague, Cookie for sharing her unique experience with her shared motherhood story. And for our Fur Momma of the night, Tempest Jade entertained us yet again, yes! Thanks to Kurtis Stewart's mom for birthing him and raising him, we appreciate the photos!
What is next? Tanille and crew are working away on presenting this series in Vancouver again and possibly in cities across Canada. Blogs, videos, and podcasts to come!
Past Facebook Event info: The Sexuality Salon, The Series