Retreat Facilitators

Loving More Nonprofit is pleased to bring together a great team of facilitators with years of experience teaching and sharing their knowledge of successful polyamory to help us all deepen connections with our partners, family and community.

Julio Cortés

JulioCJulio Cortés is a love and life coach that helps people live their greatest life. As a specialist in building long-term mutually beneficial relationships, he creates powerful change through workshops and sessions that help go beyond themselves. With a fun blend of eastern and western philosophies and spiritual practices, Julio helps people change the way they think about themselves and life in general. Workshops, blogs, newsletters, and transformational sessions are how Julio currently contributes to making the world a better and more interesting place to live. He especially likes to teach workshops and seminars on effective communication, relationship skills building and sacred sexuality. Julio has found simple yet powerful ways to assist people in becoming more effective and fulfilled, as they find the bigger picture in their lives. He is committed to sharing the good stuff.

 

 

 

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia

JesusJesus Garcia is the Board President of Loving More Nonprofit, polyamory activist and leader in the community. He is a native of the San Francisco Bay area who began exploring alternatives to monogamy in 2004. In 2005 he attended his first Loving More Retreat. In September 2007 he was invited to join Loving More’s Board of Directors. He has worked at raising money for many worthy causes and continues to work tirelessly as Loving More Nonprofit’s volunteer Director of IT. Jesus has been presenting on polyamory at conferences, Universities and special events. He is a key coordinator for Loving More conferences and volunteers. Jesus has appeared on the Montel Williams show and was featured in a recent documentary, I Love You and You and You, on Our America with Lisa Ling. In addition Jesus has worked in the computer information technology field since 1995 and is currently a senior systems administrator living in Colorado.

 

 

 

Ben Silver

bensilverBen is a singer, musician and poly and bi activist who has been in an open primary relationship for 26 years.  He and his partner started a support group for committed non-monogamous relationships in the ‘80s which met monthly for over 15 years.  As a performer, Ben’s music slides through folk, R&B, funk, jazz and back again; he sings about freedom, the environment, LBGT issues, parenting and love.  His writing has been published in “Carry it On,” ”Sing Out” magazine and the book “Hearing Everyone’s Voice.”

 

 

 

Robyn L Trask

RobynINT1editRobyn is the Executive Director of Loving More Non-Profit, a national leader for polyamory awareness, polyamory counselor, workshop facilitator and writer. Since 2004 Robyn has worked to expand media awareness of polyamory appearing in numerous articles, radio shows and TV. Robyn and Loving More were instrumental in the formation of Polyamory Leadership Network. A national speaker and advocate for polyamory she has been a speaker at conferences, taught at universities and been a featured keynote speaker. As a polyamory relationship expert and spokesperson, Robyn has been interviewed by newspapers around the world, been featured on numerous radio shows and several television features including Baisden After Dark, The Montel Show, the recent documentary, I Love You and You and You, on Our America with Lisa Ling and Huff Post Live. Robyn has been openly polyamorous for 23 years, raising three children in a polyamorous family.  Robyn has been running polyamory support groups, teaching and facilitating relationship and sexuality workshop since 1999. In addition she counsels polyamorous individuals and families. Currently Robyn is working on two polyamory related books.