Imagine if a woman’s capacity for pleasure had been hidden from her.
Imagine if she had been naturally gifted with a simple and delicious method of healing herself and becoming empowered, vibrant and delightfully, even divinely radiant.
But its use had been punished, so she had had to forget, to numb her body and only remember the shame.
Imagine if this woman were you .... or your sister. What would you do?
Pleasure is healthy. It makes us feel happier, more alive, and gives us energy to fuel our days. Pleasure can result from a wide range of stimuli; beautiful images, delicious food, a loving connection, sensitive touch or a relaxing bath. Whatever the source we experience pleasure as a bodily sensation that quite literally opens and relaxes us.
A lot of women’s issues can be traced to a lack of comfort, a feeling of ‘not rightness’ and sometimes complete disassociation from the central core of our femininity, our genitals and womb, known collectively in Sanskrit as yoni. At the yOniversity we believe that it is of the utmost importance to our health, wellbeing and creativity to understand our natural capacity for pleasure and to investigate and work towards healing any disempowering attitudes we have had foisted onto us about our glorious feminine parts and our unique erotic persona. Cutting edge scientific research backs up this viewpoint and indicates that by doing this women will feel better about themselves, boost their self-esteem and creativity, reduce depression and increase respect for the feminine in our society.
Seminars, Workshops and Individual Sessions
The yOniversity offers workshops for women and for men seeking to better understand the women in their lives as well as individual sessions for men, women and couples.
The issues around women's capacity for pleasure start with a chronic lack of education about how are bodies are uniquely and naturally designed to experience it! The yOniversity courses about women's arousal anatomy present the anatomy details that have been systematically removed from medical textbooks since the Victorian era and information about our brain and nervous system's contribution to pleasure that has only been discovered in the past decade. It is essential information for all women and the men who love them. View the calendar here.
Discovering Buried Pleasure - the hidden jewels of women's arousal anatomy
Women are equipped with a glorious network of structures responsible for arousal and orgasm that their owners and even most medical professionals don't know about. More than just the clitoris (much bigger than most people realise) and the g-spot, we are talking about an entire erectile network that, if suitably stimulated, can elevate our erotic experience from variable to ecstatic. Read more...
The Pleasure Temple - Pleasure in Practice
Pleasure is healthy so how can you create more of it in your life? Focusing on the enormous range of (non-erotic) pleasure that can be experienced through all five senses, this workshop explores the health and well-being benefits of pleasure and how you can enjoy more of it in your daily life. It offers practical tools to enhance your experience of pleasure that can be translated for use in the erotic domain if you desire, however the workshop itself is a relaxed women-only space where the skills are practiced in the context of a nourishing pamper session with no erotic content. Read more ...
The Art & Science of Female Arousal - For Men!
This is a workshop for men who would like to understand the secrets of women's arousal. Presenting the very latest research into female anatomy and how orgasm happens in a woman's body and nervous system it will both enlighten and inspire you whilst providing invaluable information about how to please your lover. Read more ...
Vulvatalk - Connecting with your Source
A safe nurturing space in which you have the opportunity to explore and renew your personal relationship with your genitals and your sexual self. We will use vulva puppets, art, voice dialogue and group process to become aware of and to begin to heal any disempowering attitudes to that miraculous part of our body which determines our femininity and is the source of incredible creativity and pleasure. No nudity is involved. Read more...
Cultivating Kundalini - Waking up the Snake
Kundalini energy is sexual energy, life-force energy, literally a powerful Goddess energy that dwells in the 'kunda' or cave. Renewing the connection between our hearts and our sexuality aligns us with our highest creative potential. This workshop invites you to enhance your general health and well-being and improve your sexual experience by learning a range of simple and effective techniques to awaken and increase your life-force energy and circulate it around the body. Read more ...
Laura-Doe - yOniversity facilitator
Workshop facilitator, Laura-Doe is an experienced educator, a passionate sexual health activist and a comedienne singer/songwriter. She has been teaching for over 25 years and has trained with a number of leaders in conscious sexuality. She is a professional member of SSEAA and ASCSB. See her bio for more details. She is also available for individual sessions and to run workshops or give presentations for your group or community. Contact us to discuss her coming to you, or scheduling a workshop around your timeframe.
Laura-Doe has professional qualifications in Somatic Sex Education and Sexological Bodywork and offers pleasure coaching sessions for women, men and couples. The sessions focus on supporting you to access more pleasure in your everyday or your intimate life. Session content will vary depending on your specific intent. Time will be allocated to discuss your intentions, wants, needs, desires and boundaries at the start of the session and to co-create a session that is exactly right for you. This could include breath work, meditation, intention, coaching, anatomy information, bodywork, yoni massage, yoni reflexology, scar remediation therapy and tantric ritual or home play suggestions. Individual sessions offer a wonderful opportunity to discover new types of pleasure, to heal yourself and to learn about and reconnect with your unique erotic self. They are conducted according to the code of professional conduct and ethics of the Somatic Sex Educators Association of Australasia
Attending a yOniversity event
yOniversity workshops and sessions are currently offered in Northern NSW in Australia and twice a year in the United Kingdom. View the calendar and make your booking online here.