Elaine Young – Lead Facilitator
Elaine is a Sexuality, Tantra, Shamanic Breathwork & Bodywork Facilitator and Guide. She facilitates events for ISTA and her own offerings in London and overseas. Elaine has a busy private client practice in London.
Elaine utilises skills from more traditional Tantra, Shamanism, Transformational Somatic Sexological Bodywork and Breathwork. She loves to work with the integration of sexuality & spirituality , the body, the mind and the soul energies. Elaine’s work with clients often begins with reonnecting them to their body and their sexual energy. She longs to support clients to live life as emotionally and sexually expressive beings.
She facilitates group sessions on Self Pleasuring, Breathwork, Genital Anatomy & Arousal, Body Orgasm, Womens Sexuality, Naked 3 Circles Rituals and Mindful Orgasmic Yoga. Her passion is for wholeness embracing the light and dark elements of sexuality, emotional release, ego freedom, embracing your inner warrior, reclaiming your power and creativity, Self Love, somatic sex coaching, integration of the masculine and feminine, reclaiming /intregation of your Shadow. www.thetantricshaman.com
James Stevenson – Co-Facilitator
James’s passion is to help call forth our human potential and our soul. His weave brings together more than 19 years experience in techniques, practices and information from the cutting edge of Neuroscience, Tantra, Biodanza, Shamanic & Energy Work, Integral theory and Taoist practices to create a spirituality that is rooted in the body. His evolutionary approach is to work on all lines, levels, states and parts of ourselves in bringing forth our fullest potential. His work in meditation and tantra work draws on many different traditions and paths he has studied from Kashmir Shaivism, Baul mysticism, Advaita Vedanta, Vajrayana Buddhism, Integral systems and Neo-tantra. He was very much influenced by the enlightened master Osho and enjoyed spending time in Pune and the Humaniversity where he became an AUM meditation leader. His shamanic work includes being Vision Quest rites of passage guide, holding Sweatlodge Ceremonies as well as Sacred Cacao Rituals.
He has been dancing Biodanza since 2003 and now works as a teacher and a didactic teacher (qualified to teach other teachers in Biodanza Schools). He also leads ecstatic dance sessions, and ran the popular Awaken conscious night club in Edinburgh for many years.
As a festival organizer he has created International Tantra festivals in both India and California as well as Dance and Biodanza festivals in both Ibiza and Delhi. He is also a Regional Organizer and faculty member of ISTA – the International School of Temple Arts. www.awakenaslove.com & https://www.facebook.com/JamesStevensonTantra/
Xavier Bouquillard – Co Facilitator
Xavier is a powerful Love Warrior dedicating his life to being a channel through which Love can manifest. He practices everyday with many different tools and modalities to continually deepen into his capacity.
With full presence and gratitude and leading by example Xavier is working to heal and teach in the areas of presence, sexuality, relating and the power of the divine masculine and feminine. Studying as much as possible and being in service on a daily basis.
Born in France in the 70s Xavier now lives in Byron Bay Australia where he surfs, gardens and works on his life mission. Over the years he has studied with many teachers and masters. Moving into his own unique practices and techniques, he has recently begun offering them publicly in the form of counseling sessions, tantric healing massages, Holographic kinetics, Reiki, coaching and training.