This week on BTM “Sacred Sex”


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Dianna Daffner and I had a very interssting conversation on “Beyond The Matrix”on the subject of Spiritual Sexuality. Please tune in.

Diana & Richard Daffner are a delightful couple who share with others what works for them, and what matters to them, in their own relationship. Married since 1985, the Daffners help couples experience and embody the love that is in their hearts. Their mission is to provide inspiration and education in Sacred Loving for all couples, everywhere. They are the authors of the book, Tantric Sex for Busy Couples: How to Deepen Your Passion in Just Ten Minutes a Day, and the audio-CD, Lessons in Intimacy: The Lover’s Touch..

The Daffners’ intimacy workshops have been featured nationally in USAToday, ABC-TV Nightline News, FIRST for Women Magazine, SELF Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Delicious Magazine, Spirituality & Health and countless other media.

Dedicated to educating professionals as well as the public, the Daffners have been guest instructors in the sexology program at the University of South Florida and have presented their program at national gatherings such as the Whole Life Expo, New Life Expo, the Smart Marriages Annual Conference and the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Diana is currently teaching a course on “Intimacy in the 21st Century” for the USF Lifetime Learning Academy

Together, the Daffners developed and teach Tantra Tai Chi as a tool for intimacy and energetic connection. Their video, Tantra Tai Chi for Couples, has been featured on the Late Show with Dave Letterman.

In addition to Intimacy Retreat workshops, the Daffners have a private practice in Siesta Key (Sarasota), Florida.
Member: American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).

Richard and Diana are both Certified Sexologists, affiliated with the Midwest Institute of Sexology, and both are also certified teachers of T’ai Chi Chih. Richard has traveled extensively in India and applied his learning to the business world. Diana holds an M.A. in Counseling and has studied and taught in the fields of meditation, massage and energy awareness for over thirty years. A black belt in Aikido, she was featured in the book Women in Aikido. She has led workshops at Esalen Institute and was licensed by the state of California to teach energy massage. A Reiki Teacher, Diana specializes in attuning couples to the Reiki energy, increasing their ability to heal and celebrate one another through touch. Her poem, The Lover’s Touch, can be found on numerous internet sites and print publications, and is recited on the CD Lessons in Intimacy.

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About Avananda

AVA Ava has always had two singular passions in life, Yoga, and Metaphysics. Metaphysics includes many things but Astrology, and forecasting the future with the aid of the Tarot cards, are both very dear to her heart. Ava has also been a professional yoga instructer for 40 years and has the highest qualifications and certificates in the field and she currently teaches yoga on Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota Florida. If you would like to check out Ava's Yoga Blog it's listed below at Besides her life long passion for Yoga Ava has been an athlete and outdoor enthusiast and traveller most of her life and while living in Hawaii she started her own surfing school on the island of Maui which she operated for 8 years. Ava become a proffessional surfing instructor late in life at the age of 40 but her love of the ocean and waves compelled her to learn and her yoga practice made it physically possible. Ava has lectured publicly on the history and spiritual evolution of the Tarot deck and has done countless readings for others. Ava has had her own television show on the Tarot here iin Sarasota and she is currently the cohost of the VIrtual Tarot Show on Youtube which is dedicated to forecasting the future with the aid of the Tarot cards for every star sign for every month of the year. TRUDY Trudy became interested in religion and spirituality and began to encounter angels at a very young age. When Trudy's first child became ill at the age of 18 months with leukemia, she once again began to experience angel encounters. After her son passed, at the age of 35 months, Trudy became interested in the teachings of Carl Jung, and then gradually became interested in the ancient symbolism of the Tarot. Trudy has studied with renowned teachers, such as Robert Johnson and Barry Willaims of Pacifica Institute in California. Trudy and Ava met 7 years ago on Siesta Key beach in Sarasota, Florida, and became best friends. They began reading together online in order to reach more of their friends who were in need of readings. Trudy and Ava's vision and mission is to bring the ancient symbolism of the Tarot to today's modern woman in a relevant, fun and compelling way. AdGals, Trudy's company, produces Virtual Tarot's videos and supports the marketing of Ava and Trudy's mission. She has a B.S. in Advertising from the University of Florida, has an extended creative writing degree from UCLA and is currently pursuing a Professional Research Certification from the University of Georgia. Trudy founded AdGals, Inc. in 1993 in an effort to fill a need of clients who needed to market to women. AdGals is a certified woman-owned company providing branding, broadcast and educational content.

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