Out beyond norms of monogamy and ideals of polyamory there is a field that is Open. Here in this space of openness is a place where the purity of our natural and authentic relational needs and desires can emerge. What are the principles we need to embody in order to make fluid relating work in a sustainable, integratable way? From single and dating to successful threesomes to long lasting non-exclusive partnerships, come discover what it means to love bigger than your fear, and to custom design your relationship(s) to match the unique shape of your heart.
Buster and Rachel
Buster Radvik is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, and a trained Sensorimotor Psychotherapy therapist. All of Buster’s work including individual sessions, work with couples, and groups is focused on love, sex, and intimacy. He draws his approach from a journey of over a decade of living in intentional communities, combined with his studies and practices of various body-centered disciplines of awakening. Busters gift lies in his eloquent execution and powerful ability to create a safe space for individuals and groups to fearlessly navigate their emotional bodies as the pathway to liberation. His warm, open style gives permission for people to come home to themselves, embodied in an ecstatic atmosphere of vulnerability. Buster is an expert at gently guiding people into their bodies, through the shadow work, landing them safely into their heart, where vulnerable transparency is accessible and emotional intimacy becomes transformational.
Rachel Rickards is an adventurous spirit in the realms of love, sex and relationship. Her natural exuberance gives permission to others to explore their authentic selves in uncharted territory. Her never ending enthusiasm and energy for the work of transformation and the ease of play at the same time is a huge gift adding depth coupled with perspective to everything she does. With Rachel, comes a passion for relating and loving in alternative ways and helping people find their truth in the way they want to love and be loved. She has sincere empathy for the difficult path of relating outside of the box, but also great enthusiasm for the spiritual journey it is to find your own relationship to relating with others, and ultimately, most importantly, to yourself. With personal and professional training in psychology, sex therapy and alternative/open relationship counseling, she is committed to helping others find their full creative expression in life and love.
Buster & Rachel founded Embodied Intimacy to provide something that is missing in this world, which is a pragmatic, experiential education in intimacy and relating. Together they are powerful community leaders who publiclity wear their hearts on their sleeves, embodying vulnerable leadership at its best. Together, they have a esteemed reputation for creating safe spaces for participants to open up to explore the depths of intimate connection. Buster and Rachel are facilitators, partners, and playmates who are passionate about free love and have been experimenting, exploring, discovering and living at the vulnerable depths of openness. They will share the foundational agreements in their relationship and how it has opened them up to deeper connection while maintaining sovereignty.
More about Rachel & Buster at embodiedIntimacy.com