Claudia Lanigan is trained in numerous healing modalities; she has a passion for healing and helping people. Claudia combines powerful tools of Theta Healing, nurturing touch, massage and Young Living essential oils creating a holistic approach to health and wellness. She believes that it is not enough to offer therapeutic healing, rather that it is essential for people to involve themselves in their own process of healing. www.claudialanigan.com
Jesus 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 2006 he was invited to join Loving More’s Board of Directors. He has worked at raising money for many worthy causes and has been a great help as Loving More makes it’s transition to non-profit. He has worked in the computer information technology field since 1995. In college he majored in Biology and Psychology with an emphasis on bio-psychology.
Mim Chapman, Ph.D.
Mim is the author of What does Polyamory Look Like?, a new book about the forms of poly diversity. She is a relationship coach, keynote speaker, educator, and change agent, and has been entertaining and mentoring people for more years than she chooses to admit. She is a certified Myers-Briggs trainer and has led workshops in various aspects of diversity, learning styles, multiple intelligences, collaboration, anti-harassment, sexuality, and the change process for conferences, schools and businesses. She was Alaska’s “Curriculum Leader of the Year,” Toastmaster’s “Communicator of the Year,” and the YWCA/British Petroleum “Woman of Achievement.” Her current creative passion is her sex education performance-art piece, “The VP (vagina-penis) Dialogues,” which has been performed in a variety of venues. www.mimchapman.com
Reid, of www.ReidAboutSex.com, helps people create more self-esteem and health in their relationship and sex lives, no matter what their self-expression of those happens to be. Reid has worked with thousands of individuals from myriad walks of life, orientations, relationship styles, countries and religions. Known for his charisma, wit and emphasis on integrity, Reid travels the country teaching, coaching, consulting and collaborating. He has been a writer and producer on a number of films and television projects about sex and relationships, appears regularly in the media, and is currently working with some of Hollywood’s top television show producers to bring polyamory into the mainstream.
Reid has been a featured speaker at dozens of conferences on relationships and sexuality. He has also appeared on the Emmy award-winning talk show Montel, Fox News, VH1’s Scott Baio is 45 and Single, Showtime’s Penn & Teller’s Bulls**t!, Canada’s The Sex Files and SexTV, the short-lived Life & Style, NPR, Sirius’ Maxim Radio and Cosmo Radio, and in Marie Claire, GQ, Details, People, Newsweek and The National Enquirer, as well as media across the globe in thirteen countries and at least seven languages. www.reidaboutsex.com
Robyn is the Executive Director and Editor of Loving More Non-Profit and Magazine since October 2004. She has been openly polyamorous for 21 years, a mom for 23 years. Robyn has been running poly support groups, teaching and facilitating relationship and sexuality workshop since 1999. She has done numerous interviews on polyamory for radio, television, newspapers and magazines articles including features in the Denver Post, the Hartford Current, Mom Logic, Boulder Daily Camera, Baisden After Dark on TV One, the Montel Show and Christian Broadcast Network on the 700 Club. Robyn has worked with the media to bring awareness of polyamory as a viable alternative in today’s changing styles of love relationships. She was the Keynote for the Florida Poly Retreat in 2007, featured speaker at Poly Pride in 2006, 2007 and 2008, presented at the 2006 and 2007 Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Western Conference and has done guest lectures at CU Boulder and Denver University. Robyn has dedicated the past six years of her life working as a full time volunteer for Loving More and the Polyamory Movement.
Suzann Robins is author of Exploring Intimacy: Cultivating Healthy Relationships through Insight and Intuition and several other articles including a history of Polyamory published in the Journal of Bisexuality. She is an instigator of integrative health care, and loves creating Sustainable Intimate Relationships since the early 1990s.
Stacy Clark, MA has been working with people on their relationship issues since 1985. Her background includes MA in Counseling Psychology, Breath Work, NLP, IAM Meditation, The Work of Byron Katie and of course, 35 years of working out her own relationships, just like everyone else. Stacy says, “Peace in our minds and in our lives is a cause-effect relationship.” firstname.lastname@example.org
Victor and Elena
Victor and Elena are Contact Improvisors from Boulder, CO. Victor brings his bacground in somatic psychotherapy, theatre and theatre improvisation and group facilitation to his work/play with people exploring Contact Improv. Elena is passionate about re-creating culture by nurturing conscious intimacy and embodiment in relationship, family, community and the places we inhabit. Together we invite you to explore touch, connection and play!
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