Dropbox.appJamye Waxman is currently the sex educator for Lovers, A Touch of Romance and Condom Revolution. She is also the CGO of gams.org, a website devoted to sexual pleasure, health and orgasms. She is currently working on her MA in Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University and her Ph.D. in Human Sexuality Education from Widener University. In addition to being a sex writer, author, blogger, video host, producer and director, Jamye Waxman, M.Ed., is a well-known and sought after educator and lecturer in the field of human sexuality and relationships. Jamye utilizes her Masters in Sex Education and her recent SFSI certification to discuss pleasure, sex education and how people relate to each other, both in love and in life.
Learning the language of happiness is no different than learning Greek or Chinese argues Valerie Alexander, author of Happiness as a Second Language. From identifying the colors of your own happy moods to applying the vigorous practice verbs of becoming happy, Valerie has written the text book on the practical matter of becoming happier. Her thoughtful and entertaining approach to creating a more positive and fulfilled life is worth studying. Don’t miss this talk that will make you think about how to speak with your heart.
Valerie Alexander is the author of acclaimed self-help book, “Happiness as a Second Language,” and the founder and head writer of the popular blog, Speak Happiness.A working screenwriter since 2001, Valerie has written for Joel Schumacher, Catherine Zeta Jones, Ice Cube, and others. She directed the award-winning short film Making the Cut, and is the creator, producer and director of “The Wedding Matters,” “Say I Do,” and “Life Support,” three successful commercial campaigns in support of marriage equality.
Prior to becoming a writer-director and author, Valerie was a corporate securities lawyer, an investment banker and an Internet executive in the Silicon Valley. She lectures around the country with her entertaining talks, “How Women Can Succeed in Hollywood (Despite Having Female Brains)” and “Speak Happiness! A Workshop for Learning Happiness as a Second Language.”
Waking up is the only real task of our life time and finding a teacher to bring the esoteric teachings of meditation and mindfulness to life is a gift. Joseph Goldstein gentle wisdom will guide you in everything from the the relationship between motivation and effort, living peacefully with impermanence and not personalizing our challenges. This is a program not to be missed if you are looking for a practical guide to mindfulness, Joseph is the guide you have been waiting for to wake up your life.
Joseph Goldstein has been leading insight and lovingkindness meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. He is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, where he is one of the organization’s guiding teachers. In 1989, together with several other teachers and students of insight meditation, he helped establish the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies.
Joseph first became interested in Buddhism as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand in 1965. Since 1967 he has studied and practiced different forms of Buddhist meditation under eminent teachers from India, Burma and Tibet. He is the author of A Heart Full of Peace, One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism, Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom, The Experience of Insight, and co-author of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom and Insight Meditation: A Correspondence Course.
Tammy Nelson, LPC is a licensed psychotherapist and author with over 20 years experience working with individuals and couples. In her private practice she helps couples increase the passion in their relationship using empathic dialogue and other forms of intimate communication. She holds a PhD in Sexology from the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists, and a Masters of Science Degree in Art Therapy and Psychology, she is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified Sexologist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Sexologists, a Registered Art Therapist, and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor as well as a Certified Imago therapist, an Advanced Clinician and Certified Imago workshop presenter. Tammy is the founder and Director of the Center for Healing in Connecticut, a holistic psychotherapy center providing psychotherapy, massage, hypnosis, as well as groups, workshops and classes that support a balanced, holistic lifestyle. Tammy is the author of several books including “The New Monogamy”, “Getting the Sex You Want” and “Whats Eating You?” She travels world wide to train therapists, doctors and health practitioners. Her passion is to help couples increase their connection regardless of boredom or conflict. Tammy works with clients of all genders, sexual identities and ages to re-charge their relationships and create long term connection.