Whole Person Sexuality Project
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a process of stepping back from automatic behaviors and thought patterns, of paying attention on purpose in and to the present moment without making judgments. It is a state of ‘being’, rather than ‘doing’.
Information About the Class
In this class you will learn mindfulness techniques and exercises. The class is geared towards both beginning practitioners of mindfulness as well as those who already have a practice and want to deepen their practice as well as connect with others who are like minded. This class runs on 6-8 week cycles and meets for 6 sessions. No mindfulness experience necessary.
This group is for self identified sex workers. This includes people who have sex for money, have private websites, work for another website, peepshow work, work in porn stores, work phone sex lines, do bodywork and massage, fetish workers, tantrikas, work at a sex club, work for porn companies, etc.
Day/Time options: Beginning August 4 and 9
Tuesdays 10:00am-11:30pm OR Thursday 8:00-9:30pm
Location: Private office in Laurel Heights
Registration session: one time registration meeting in person, on the phone or on video conferencing
To Register: 415.286.5014 firstname.lastname@example.org
Facilitator: Denise Renye, PsyD.
Denise’s office is in the lovely Laurel Heights area of San Francisco, where she offers individual and group classes, psychotherapy, and coaching. She practices a sex positive approach and has extensive experience working with sexuality. She is non-judgmental and holistic in her approach. She has worked with self-identified sex workers nationally and internationally and understands the unique aspects involved in this industry. She holds a Masters degree in Human Sexuality from the program through Widener University’s Human Sexuality Department and is a certified Sexologist through the American College of Sexologists.