These curriculum based workshops aim to educate, explore, and reclaim a variety of Black sexuality topics. Each workshop runs about 1.5-3 hours. Unless specified, workshops are inclusive of all people of color regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, and religion. 

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EXPLORING YOUR EROTIC BLACK SELF
Defining your erotic self strengthens your sexual voice and challenges "the do's and don'ts" of Black sexuality. From erotic porn to candlelit baths, explore what stimulates you and leads to the discovery of your authentic and most erotic self. Together we will:
- Explore different forms of eroticism
- Discover ways to get in tune with your erotic self
- Create your Erotic Care Plan

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I'M FEELING MYSELF: UNPACKING MASTURBATION SHAME
For some Black women, sexual autonomy, pleasure, and discovery are not only unfamiliar practices but is often met with guilt, shame, and fear. Join us as we explore masturbation as a radical act of self love, pleasure, and tool of empowerment. Together we will:
- Describe anatomy, health benefits, and different uses of masturbation
- Challenge myths and messages we've internalized
- Share our positive experiences with masturbation & how it's impacted other aspects of our lives

MASTURBATION SHOW
As amazing as your partner might be at sexually satisfying you, no one knows your body like you do. You know what speed, how much pressure, and when to focus on that exact spot that makes your toes curl. And the same goes for your partner. Often, masturbating is something we do in private, but this act of pleasuring yourself can be an intimate experience to share. Together we will:
- Learn about anatomy, tips, and tricks for self pleasuring
- Explore the stages of arousing your erotic self
- Create a sensual and intimate performance to share with your partner

MIRRORS, MAGIC, & MASTURBATION
What would it mean to create a sacred ritual and relationship between the mirror and your body? In front of our mirrors, we come face to face with our whole selves. The parts we love and the parts that bring up negative self talk. Affirmations can be used to intentionally create space, time, and energy needed to transform your mirror into a portal for body worship and self pleasure. Together we will:
-Learn how self-talk and affirmations can be used to speak power into your surrounding, mood, and life.
-Develop a ritual practice full of love and intention that is specifically created to enhance your relationship with self.

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OPEN COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS & YOUTH: CONTINUING SEX ED AT HOME
As youth, we already have ideas or experiences around sexuality and want to know that there is someone available to answer questions and give advice. As parents and guardians, we want our children to grow into the confident, sexually informed, and empowered individuals they are capable of being. Come learn skills to develop healthy and open communication styles around topics related to sexuality. Together we will:
- Discuss barriers to open communication around sexuality
- Learn several new communication skills that encourage openness
- Explore the types of questions youth and parents have about sexuality

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RADICAL SELF LOVE
It’s important for us to intentionally unpack these negative and false messages so that we can have a healthy relationship with ourselves and others. Daily practices of self love are a way to remind ourselves that we are more than what society tells us. In this workshop we will discuss the importance of romancing yourself and accepting and loving your mind, body, and soul. Together we will:
- Learn how thoughts about yourself guide the way that you tend to behave and treat yourself
- Explore how your ideal self-love relationship looks
- Create a personalized Self Love Care Plan that will help you practice self love daily

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WHAT DAT MOUF DO: ORAL SEX & TONGUE ACTION
Eating the box. Slob on the knob. Tossing salad. As many names as there are to describe oral sex, there are just as many techniques to perform it. People have different desires when it comes to intensity, wetness, speed, and more. So, exploring how you like to give and receive oral is essential to maximizing pleasure. Together we will:
- Learn different erogenous zones to explore with your tongue
- Discuss tips, tricks, likes, and dislikes of giving and receiving oral sex
- Create a guide to help you explore oral sex desires with your partner

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RADICAL TWERK: RECLAIMING YOUR BLACK BODY
This workshop explores a new perspective on twerk, one that places this dance in its historical and global context and as one strategy to liberating and reclaiming our Black bodies and sexuality. Together we will:
- Learn about women centered cultural dances from around the globe
- Openly discuss current and personal connections to twerking
- Develop your own radical twerk practice

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BUILDING YOUR IDEAL LOVE LIFE
There are many different relationship models that exist, yet we are only taught about a few. If you had a chance to create your ideal relationship what would it look like? What does fidelity feel like? How do you define commitment?  What are your deal breakers? What do you need to feel loved, affirmed, secured, and valued? How do you want to handle disagreements? Together we will:
- Learn about various relationship models
- Explore on our past and current relationships
- Determine ways to build our ideal relationships

ARE YOU SATISFIED? REAWAKENING SEXUALITY IN RELATIONSHIPS
Often we settle into routines in our relationships that can stifle growth and healthy sexploration. Communicating satisfaction and desires as it relates to intimacy and sex helps you reach your own sexual goals. Ideally this workshop is for couples. Together we will participate in activities that:
- Deepen your exploration into personal relationship & sexual desires
- Encourage healthy communication techniques for your relationship
- Help each couple create realistic and attainable goals to enhance communication and sexual pleasure

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OPPRESSION & ORGASMS: LIBERATION THROUGH SEXUAL PLEASURE
Historically, Black people have been told that they are asexual, hypersexual, sexual deviants, a sexual fantasy, and unrapeable. These messages are often internalized and leave feelings of being unlovable, unworthy, and devalued. To challenge those myths, reclaiming pleasure is necessary. Together we will:
- Learn about living a life of pleasure as a form of resistance  
- Explore how oppression has impacted our ability to be present in our bodies
- Reclaim our erotic power through completing several individual and group activities