ABOUT THE TANTRA INSTITUTE

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OUR TEAM

We have over 35+ facilitators around the world

Guy Shahar

Guy Shahar

New York, NY

Guy is the co-founder of The Tantra Institute and the originator of Tantra Speed Date. He has a wide and extensive background in Tantra and related arts from both an academic and experiential perspective. He teaches classes in New York and around the world, and offers Tantra Healing Sessions.

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Deborah Kat

Deborah Kat

San Francisco, CA

Deborah Tantra Kat is a certified Tantric Educator, Bondassage Trainer and Desire Coach, supporting great s*x and incredible relationships worldwide.

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Rafael Martinez

Rafael Martinez

New York, NY

Rafael A. Martinez Certified Life Coach & OM Trainer, Artist & Teacher. Born in Pereira, Colombia, Rafael Martinez has lived as an artist in New York and San Francisco since arriving to the United States as a child. Martinez has studied scientific illustration at The Bronx High School of Science and Art Education at City College in Harlem, as well as Fresco restoration in Lorenzo de Medici school in Florence, Italy.

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Lauren Harkness

Lauren Harkness

New York, NY

Lauren is the Co-Founder of The Tantra Institute. She teaches Tantra and other modalities of healing and personal growth. She offers private Tantra Sessions, Coaching, & Reiki Healing. She teaches group classes and private clients internationally.

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Sanjay Joshi

Sanjay Joshi

London, UK

Sanjay coaches people to have great, loving, healthy relationships. He specialises in helping people recover from heartbreak, supports them in finding closure, learning the lessons from previous experiences, and then creating wonderful, loving relationships.

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Ann DeSutter

Ann DeSutter

Boulder, CO

Ann DeSutter, RN, BSN, ACTE is an Advanced Certified Tantric Educator (Source School of Tantra Yoga). She teaches men, women, and couples to increase their capacity for physical and emotional intimacy and pleasure. Ann has worked for over 20 years as a facilitator, teacher, and guide in private practice, workshops, and classes. Her contagious passion for connection and life are an invitation to all for open, inquisitive, joyous exploration of relationship with self and others.

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Jack Cohen

Jack Cohen

Los Angeles, CA

Jack Hunter Cohen is a certified life coach and consultant, working with men and women in leadership roles to integrate spiritual principles into all aspects of their lives. His passion is shifting consciousness in service to the individual and the collective. He is currently offering an on-line program, The Witness Circle, gathering people together for the purpose of experiencing embodied oneness through storytelling. He also offers 1:1 Coaching and Consulting Services at jackhuntercohen.net.

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Yarah Sutra

Yarah Sutra

Seattle, WA

Yarah Sutra is an initiated Priestess of The Great Awakening. A dance floor shaman. A psychic bodyworker. And an all-around sacred badass. Her work is rooted in 22 years of academic and experiential studies in the healing arts and tantra. She teaches throughout the US and online and works with clients one-on-one in her private practice.

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Annette Wilson

Annette Wilson

Reno, NV

Annette Wilson is an Elite Certified Tantra Educator, Connection Through Ropes Educator and Tantra-Kink facilitator. She is based in Santa Cruz and teaches workshops and private lessons across the country.

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Heidi Jubb

Heidi Jubb

Baltimore, MD

Empath, Massage Therapist, Reiki Master and RN, I've been on a journey of self reclamation for over 8 years. I’ve learned about the highs and lows of reaching for freedom. Explored the dark range of grief from the loss of a parent to the loss of a long term marriage. I am deeply curious about people and the world.

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Maya Kova

Maya Kova

New York, NY

Maya Kova has been studying modalities of conscious living & loving for the past 12 years, diving into the spiritual, emotional, sensual, and mental aspects of The Self. She is certified in Applied Positive Psychology, a Certified Tantra Educator, and trained in kundalini yoga, energy work, D/S arts and shamanism.

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Fred Webberking

Fred Webberking

Greenville, SC

Fred Webberking - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional, and a whimsical advocate for people-first thinking. How does manufacturing meet Tantra Speed Date? For Fred, it's about solving problems. Whether he's untangling manufacturing processes or facilitating delightful encounters; Tantra Speed Date® isn't just fun, it's a delightful solution to one of life's key challenges – Connection.

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Marshall Graeber

Marshall Graeber

New York, NY

Marshall Graeber is a Love & Relationship Coach. His specialty is in the emotional and energetic parts of intimate relationships. He helps guide men and women in getting connected to their bodies so that they can feel a sense of ease and confidence in expressing their desires.

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Marga Berlinski

Marga Berlinski

Amsterdam, NL

Marga Berlinski is an intimacy and relationship coach. She helps women, men and couples to feel confident, free and self-expressed in their love, relationships and intimacy. She offers a combination of coaching and powerful exercises to help you discover self-imposed constraints. She has been practicing for 15 years.

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Kelsey Kosmala

Kelsey Kosmala

Austin, TX

A Dakini, Dancer, Yogi and Adventurer, Kelsey has studied various forms of yoga, ayurveda, trauma, tantra, energy work, and behavior science for over 10+ years. She holds an 850+ hour E-RYT Certification with the Association of Yoga and Meditation in Rishikesh, India; Certified Tantra Educator with the Source School of Tantra Yoga, and is a Reiki Master. Kelsey has taught over 1000 yoga-inspired classes, workshops, and masterminds in Bali, Thailand, Cambodia and the United States.

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Shiva J

Shiva J

San Diego, CA

Shiva J is a Somatic Bodyworker, Tantra Teacher, Kundalini Yoga Instructor, Certified Life Coach, Licensed Clinical Hypnotherapist, and Master NLP Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the fitness world. After facing a severe back injury, divorce, bankruptcy, and homelessness, he studied holistic wellness and Tantra to heal his mind, body, and spirit. He now helps clients transform their lives using his unique perspective of the mind, body, spirit connection, and offers private sessions, workshops, and retreats.

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Jaime Verk

Jaime Verk

Toronto, ON

Jaime Verk is a certified Energy Healer, Yoga & Pilates teacher, Reiki Master, Life Coach, and mentor. She’s also a trained artist, dancer and natural foods chef. Her mission is to empower the leaders and visionaries of tomorrow to up-level their human technology by healing the past and strengthening their emotional resilience. She loves guiding people through transformation in a self-loving practical and metaphysical journey inward.

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Kim Gerrard

Kim Gerrard

Miami, FL

Originally from New York, and currently residing in South Florida, Kim is a veteran of the hospitality industry. After many years in corporate roles, Kim found her passion in spirituality, embodiment, and tantra; and quickly went from surviving to thriving. She’s still a foodie at heart who loves putting her skills to good use creating and hosting intimate gatherings and ceremonies. Kim is a modern day Dakini, co-creating one on one sessions to support her clients' own inner healing work.

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Lynda Switzer

Lynda Switzer

Calgary, AB

Coach Lynda Switzer, Relationship Alchemist, specializes in communication, intimacy, tantra, and Nonviolent Communication (NVC) workshops. Certified in the Gottman Method and a former teacher, she has been dedicated since 2017 to rejuvenating relationships, promoting self-compassion, and teaching the joy of choosing love over fear in creating vibrant, fulfilling relationships.

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Huiying Chin

Huiying Chin

Providence, RI

Hui (Hwee) is an acupuncturist and constellation facilitator based in Boston advocating for living our highest truths and claiming our life force by healing the body, mind and soul. She joins The Tantra Institute to facilitate more conscious circles healing our inner feminine and masculine energies.

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Neesha James

Neesha James

Dallas, TX

Neesha James is a certified Quantum Human Design™ Reader and Quantum Alignment Coach, dedicated to guiding individuals towards embracing their unique energetic blueprint. Neesha hosts tantra events, moon ceremonies, and shibari workshops, empowering people to rewrite their personal narratives and wholeheartedly embrace their soul missions. She loves ecstatic dance and enjoys building and nurturing community through live events.

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Kayla Rodriguez

Kayla Rodriguez

Austin, TX

Kayla is a playful and kinky provocateur, here to challenge your belief systems to allow opportunity, ease, and playfulness into life. She is passionate about exploring the transformation that is possible when we marry the profane and the sacred; explore this through modalities such as shadow work, Kink/BDSM, somatic coaching, inquiry method, movement, authentic relating, and more.

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Lucia Pavone

Lucia Pavone

Detroit, MI

Lucia Pavone, Pleasure Instigator, Permission Grantor Somatic Educator, Sacred Dao Pelvic Practitioner, and Sexological Bodyworker. Lucia is passionate about supporting people to embody their sensuality and love their juicy bodies, so they can free themselves from shame & traumas, have gratifying relationships, and a love life worth bragging about.

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Robin Miles

Robin Miles

Washington, DC

An award winning interior designer, Robin creates sensual space using design, meditation, tantra, and magic. Robin brings creativity, passion and a total sensory approach to all of her endeavors. She has served on the Board of Directors for three organizations, volunteered at animal shelters and strives to be an advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves. She currently lives in Reston VA, is single, mom to Misha the cat, and her passions include art, cooking, books, travel, water activities, live music concerts and new adventures.

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Isaac Paulman

Isaac Paulman

New York, NY

Isaac Paulman is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Nature Based Life Coach, and Cuddle Party Facilitator. He grew up exploring the wilderness of Western New England and allowing those places to entice the wilderness in him. He is an advocate for every human’s right to a sense of belonging on the land and believes deeply in the healing and transformative power of Nature.

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Jennifer Dove

Jennifer Dove

Denver, CO

Jennifer Lakshmi Dove is a Professional Astrologer, a Martha Beck certified Life and Business Coach, and a multi-genre artist. She is a writing teacher and a yoga and Middle Eastern dance teacher. As the founder of Dovelight Astrology, Jennifer uses her unique skills and intuitive gifts to support individuals and couples to deepen their relationships with themselves and with each other. She is the host of "Your Creative Fire," a radio show on 12Radio.com and has been a student of Tantra for over eight years.

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Kim Coffin

Kim Coffin

Waterloo, ON

Kim Coffin is a certified Trauma Informed, Love and Relationship coach, Bestselling Author and Teacher. As the founder of Get Your Sexy Back, she specializes in Tantra and Relationship Transformation giving you the tools to unleash your confidence and unlock profound new levels of self-love, happiness, empowerment, and intimacy - with yourself and in your relationships!

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Myco Jai Devi

Myco Jai Devi

Tampa, FL

Myco is a recognized leader and contributor at events like Burning Man, the Love Burn, and the California Tantra Festival, among others. He has devoted over 3 years and hundreds of hours to one-on-one training in ancient Vedic wisdom under Dr. Michael Dean Goodman Maheshvara. A resident of St Pete for 10 years, Myco's journey has led him from clinical depression to a life filled with expansion, peace, and bliss, and he's passionate about sharing this transformation with others.

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Amy Silverman

Amy Silverman

Chicago, IL

For over two decades, Amy has been a transformative facilitator specializing in communication and engagement for various groups from communities to individuals. She founded The Connection Movement in 2012 to restore meaningful human connections through public trainings and social events. Her multifaceted approach combines expertise in Emotional and Relational Intelligence, Group Dynamics, and the Arts, delivering custom solutions that enhance communication, culture, and well-being.

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Eve Alexander

Eve Alexander

Charlotte, NC

Eve Alexander is an Advanced Certified Tantra Educator, Energy Medicine practitioner, and retreat facilitator. She is based in the Charlotte Metropolitan area and teaches workshops to individuals and couples across the country. In addition, she has a special interest in working with those affected by Parkinson's disease.

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Madalyn Love

Madalyn Love

Taos, NM

Madalyn is a love, relationship and intimacy ceremonialist. She delights in supporting liberation of self expression and joy by helping humans remember who they are beyond the body, through the body. She loves serving ceremonial cacao and singing songs that the medicine has written through her, and supporting communities in creating deeper coherence and connection for meaningful co-creation for future generations.

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Luke Everidge

Luke Everidge

Austin, TX

Luke is a passionate advocate for personal growth. Since 2019, he's dedicated himself to crafting transformative experiences. As a fulfillment coach, he guides men towards their best selves. Luke immerses himself in nature, embraces learning, enjoys badminton, stays active, and cherishes moments with friends. He values feedback and welcomes any reflections or insights you'd like to share.

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Barb Metcalfe

Barb Metcalfe

Vancouver, BC

Barb is a Somatic Experiencing practitioner thrilled to be running Tantra Speed Date in Vancouver. She enjoys connecting with people and helping others connect. She is a dog mom and Kizomba enthusiast!

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Stephanie Brown

Stephanie Brown

Providence, RI

Stephanie Lynn Brown is a licensed somatic bodyworker, craniosacral therapist, and certified Maya abdominal therapist with 18 years of experience. Holding a degree in psychology, she specializes in releasing trapped energy and emotions. She has been training in ceremonial arts for nearly two decades and helps individuals with trauma, chronic pain, and illness through somatic embodiment and Tantric practices.

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