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Connection Lab: How to Know and Get What You Really Want

(Photo used with CC permission from  Flickr )

(Photo used with CC permission from Flickr)

Have you said "yes" when you really meant "no"?

Have connections gotten lost in confusion because you didn't know or communicate what you were really looking for?

Are you tired of not getting what you truly want?

Join Cyrena Giordano (Consent as Love) and Nick Meador (BS Free Spirituality) for a cutting-edge workshop model that goes beyond what already exists in cuddle parties, tantra workshops, and similar offerings.

At Connection Lab you'll receive training and practice on how to know what you want in an interaction, and then to engage and negotiate with a person in a respectful and effective way.

Emphasis will be on hetero interactions, but ALL are welcome... including individuals or pairs.

Soul Lift Cacao drinks will be served to center us in our hearts and gently support us in creating more fulfilling patterns (included in admission).

This container is CONFIDENTIAL and CONSENSUAL. Exercises will be PG-rated. No experience necessary.

Sunday, June 17
Skyhigh Odditorium
Oakland, CA

Registration: $20 advance, $30 day of

Nick Meador is an RYT-200 yoga instructor, transformational life coach, holistic event producer, mindful entrepreneur, and world explorer. Nick has been organizing gatherings that promote connection for 15 years, and leading self-development workshops for 5 years. His mission is to empower and liberate people in a sustainable way. Nick synthesizes a variety of conscious communication and awareness systems into an innovative approach to healing and self-development. With his new project BS Free Spirituality, Nick creates online courses, workshops, retreats, and private coaching to teach through direct experience. The idea is to demystify introspective practice and make holistic self-management options more accessible to ordinary people. Learn more at Nick is also the founder of Soul Lift Cacao, specializing in organic ceremonial cacao from sustainable sources in Guatemala that are preserving ancient traditions.

Cyrena is a LOVE inspirationalist through consent! She has a comprehensive understanding of conscious communication through certifications in NVC, co-counseling, and life-coaching alongside extensive experience facilitating all ages of people, shamanic dance performance, and performing singing and sound-healing for the past 12+ years-- all of which she incorporates as wisdom into her workshops and song circles (circle she's been hosting regularly for the past two years). Officially and originally trained in interactive theater/ theater for social change, consent, and power and privilege facilitation for multiple years in college (where she also created, directed, and acted in her own interactive theater show around consent 20+ times for community-based houses), alongside being inspired by mindfulness practices in college and beyond, she uses these experiences as foundation for her current consent offerings. Learn more about her work at