Working with Zahava created a soft openness and delicious awareness of my inner strength, balance and beauty.- Isabella, Massage Therapist, Yoga Instructor, Health Coach
I can happily say working with Zahava was one of the most profound spiritual journeys I’ve had the good fortune of experiencing in my life.- Diana Ferrante, Women’s Empowerment Leader, Intuitive Advisor
Zahava's work has returned me to the natural state of being my most loving and most beloved self. - Emily Tepper, Receptivity Coach & Craniosacral Therapist
This was exactly what I needed to rebalance myself. I was able to release the week’s stress and gain confidence in being the clear minded and moving bodied me that I want to be. - An overworking teacher
Zahava gave me the nurturing excavation tools to my inner realms that have been yearning to moan, be touched, to be remembered, honored, revered, and celebrated.- Jennifer Maeve
This work not only supported me grounding in my own feminine experience, but it translated into my work as a coach--allowing a new depth of connection with my clients and their own sacred and sexual journeys.- Dana, Certified Life Coach
Thank you for holding and creating such beautiful space for my own feminine to unfold and reveal herself to me through my body.- Elizabeth Joy Mueller, Business Coach & Intuitive Guide

Do Good Things with Power

3 Month Leadership Immersion to Transform Our Culture Around Intimacy & Power

Sept 11 – Dec 18, 2018 is FULL!

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7 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss This:

  1. You’re done playing small and you have something extraordinary to contribute.
  2. You could handle it if life got more fun.
  3. You know suffering is happening and you are committed to social change in a way that doesn’t burn you out but enlivens you and liberates your community.
  4. You’re ready to have a powerful support system who shares your passion for dance, sexual empowerment, and conscious kink.
  5. You want your days to end with “I’m doing exactly what I’m meant to do. I have an incredible community supporting me.”
  6. You want to connect with your soul work, your purpose, and have clarity, focus, ease, and grace with your next steps.
  7. You love community and desire to grow with other inspiring visionary leaders.

Who is this for?

  • You are an emerging or established facilitator who supports people with intimacy or sexual empowerment
  • You use movement, somatics, or a body centered approach to facilitation
  • You are interested in constructive spaces for exploring edges, and conscious power dynamics that are masterful with consent and healthy boundaries
  • You value social justice and anti-oppression work, you consider your own identity and how this plays a role in your leadership
  • You are willing to be coached and ready to invest in your leadership now

Our Time Together Includes:

  • Retreat at Nine Mountain Oct 17 – 23 (Plainfield, MA)
  • 5 One on One Coaching Sessions
  • 7 Group Video Calls Tues, 4 – 5:15 pm pst/7 – 8:15 pm est on Sept 11, Sept 25, Oct 9, Nov 6, Nov 20, Dec 4, Dec 18)

What is the emerging field of dance, sexuality, and kink? Watch this video of Z describing the need for professional development in this developing field.

What Graduates Are Saying

“It allowed me to refine my offering and take the plunge into action, which seemed so daunting. I now have a good foundation of support and feedback, as well as a sense of what my work can bring to the community. [It] fostered connection, trust, and friendship in an atmosphere of focused, yet playful, manifestation of our soul purpose.” ~ Susan Schuster 

“Do good things with power helped me clarify my vision and feel grounded in taking actionable steps to get there. I feel seen and supported by a dynamic group of courageous erotic revolutionaries and have a sense of how my offering contributes to a larger sea-change that I am co-creating. This experience has helped me become unwavering in my commitment to this path.” ~ Kelly K.

“Do Good things with Power helped me see how I can support and be supported in a deeply rich and fulfilling community. I discovered a new part of myself, the part who can co-exist and thrive in a loving tribe. It’s life changing.” ~ Domina Colette

About the Facilitators:

Z Griss helps dance & sexuality facilitators find clarity, specificity & purpose so they can liberate people. Z is a kinky, gender transcendent, dancer, bodyworker, and embodied leadership trainer. They have been dancing for 30 years and entered the kink community in 2009. They have certifications in Urban Tantra, Yoga for Birth, Pilates, Esalen Massage, Deep Bodywork, Coaching for Social Change and Health Coaching. They studied the sexual and spiritual arts of Sufi dancemeditation, Sexual Shamanism, BDSM, bioenergetics, and transformational group dynamics. They are a graduate and presenter at Move the Crowd, a business academy for social change makers. They perform and teach at national conferences on healing racism, Black Entertainment Television, New York University, Hunter College, the International Inspiring Women’s Summit, the Kennedy Center, the NY Midwifery conference, prenatal yoga teacher training, and the Deepak Chopra Center. 
Alyssa Lynes is internationally known as a passionate teacher and dancer. She is also a coach specializing in helping educators become extraordinary, an organizer of the Touch & Play Festivals at Earthdance, MA, and a practioner of Thai Massage. She is interested in how communication and creative expression play out in partner dance forms, intimacy, power dynamics, and in community and personal development. While living in Europe for 7 years Alyssa worked with language teaching, Contact Improvisation, choroegraphy, dance, and performance. She co-directed the first anthropological film to share CI, titled “Five Ways In”. She has taught in many European countries, Israel, India, and most recently again in the US.
 
Alyssa met Z in 2000, at Sarah Lawrence College and has had the pleasure of being a dear friend, student, and collaborator for the last 17 years. She can honestly say that Z has been one of the top contributers to her learning from the most varied and deep material including topics: movement, the pelvis, sexuality, femininity, communication, S&M, kink, healing, spirit, facilitation, coaching and friendship. Alyssa and Z also worked together in a company based on healing White Privilege through movement. Alyssa is eager and excited to act as assistant within this program and has full confidence that those who arrive to co-create this group will leave more focused and joyful with both feelings of passion and clarity as well as actual steps toward the actualization of their new vision.

FAQ:

1. How do I get to the retreat? 
2. What if I can’t make all the calls? Or all the retreat?
In order for you to get the full value of the immersion and to create a powerful group experience, your full participation is requested.