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Sensation is Sacred

A 3 part workshop series that redefines sensuality as a path towards wholeness, freedom, aliveness & radical change in the world 

Reclaiming your birth right to living from your sensuality

In a world that values productivity and performance over well-being and deep self connection, we are often left feeling disconnected from our bodies, our emotions and our sense of who we really are. 


Sensation Is Sacred offers a clear, trauma-informed roadmap to nurture your sensual nature. 


Towards the self-sourced, profound and enduring sense 

of safety, worthiness and freedom that lives within our bodies. 


Join us in this powerful step away from the culture of disconnection, over stimulation & disembodiment and discover how your sensuality is a pathway to freedom & an agent for creating a more attuned, connected and empathic world.

Sensation Is Sacred Provides
A Pathway To

Rediscover Your Sensuality

Reconnect with the profound wisdom and aliveness of your somatic sensations, allowing you to tap into a boundless source of joy, fulfilment, and well-being.

Transform Our Culture Through Sensual Embodied Activism

Embody sensuality as a form of powerful activism against the capitalist and patriarchal constructs of separation. 

Through reclaiming your sensuality, you contribute to creating a more compassionate and interconnected world ( it'll make sense when you join the workshop! ) 

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Free Yourself From The Hustle

Let go of the craving for external achievements to cultivate a deep sense of presence and connection within yourself. 

Repattern Your Nervous System

Learn trauma-informed techniques and practices to regulate your nervous system. Create a safe space within yourself to explore and embrace your emotions. This makes deep healing available and frees us from numbing and addictive behaviours.

Reclaim your birthright as a women to feeling & expressing your sensual aliveness 

You will redefine sensuality, liberating yourself from limiting and misogynistic notions of what it means to embody sensuality as a woman. Embrace the profound sacredness and innate freedom in joyfully expressing your sensuality without constraints.

Maanee Chrystal

Facilitated by

Somatic Trauma Psychotherapist, Dance Therapist, Erotic Educator, Sensual Embodied Activist & visionary. 


Maanee is a Somatic Trauma Psychotherapist and Somatic Educator with over 10 years of experience, known for her unique expertise and transformative approach. 


As the visionary founder of The Somatic Institute for Women, Maanee has created a sanctuary for women seeking to reclaim their power and embodiment. Her year-long teacher trainings have empowered and educated over 300 somatic practitioners.


For Maanee, the work of shadow exploration, trauma integration, eco-feminism & somatics extends beyond a mere vocation—it is a form of embodied activism. She stands for an era of integrated change in a world that is increasingly disconnected from our embodied selves & advocates for women reclaim the freedom of their bodies & their organic feminine intelligence as the agent of change towards a restored & regenertive future

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Learn to access the abundant and renewable resource of your sensuality

What Our Students Say

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Workshop 1 
Reclaiming Sensuality as an agent for inner & outer transformation

In this immersive workshop, we'll explore the impact of internalized capitalism & misogyny on our sensuality.


By recognizing and addressing this disconnect, we can reclaim and expand our understanding of our sensual nature in a healthy & empowering way & discover how it not only transforms the connection to ourselves but acts as an agent for change in the world. 

Workshop 2
Sensuality, Trauma & the Nervous System

In this workshop, you will learn the trauma-informed approach to embodying sensuality.


You will receive insight into how trauma manifests in the body &  practical tools to regulate your nervous systems and cultivate a sense of somatic safety within yourself. 


It is only from a place of embodied safety that we can sincerely expand into the fullness of our sensuality, our pleasure and our power to act in the world.

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Workshop 3 
Somatic practices to embody your sensual nature.

Be guided into somatic practices that will support you to embody sensuality.


Experience a transformative, felt sense of what it’s like to live from a place of embodied pleasure and body-wisdom. 


This isn’t just a temporary experience. This is a way of being in the world. 


In this way, we can change the culture that lives within our bodies, to bring an end to the consciousness of disconnection and destruction of our earth.

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Your sensuality is not only sacred but an agent for radical change in this disembodied world - Join the movement

  • How much time do I need to dedicate to the certification?
    Approximately 25-30hours per month are required for the course. Every 3 months you will have a 4 week integration period. Sessions run every other weekend on a Saturday & Sunday for 3 hours. You will need around 1-2 hours per week to focus on practices. Pod calls with your small group are once per month for 1.5 hours. Dates & times are chosen with your pod group at the start of the training. Your pod group is allocated by timezone.
  • Can I get a discount if I've already purchased one of the bonuses?
    The bonuses are not actually part of The Somatic Educator For Women training. They are gifts for the students who join the program. We do not offer discounts on the training to people who already own these products.
  • Do you offer scholarships?
    To the best of our ability and within our means, we provide equitable opportunities to socio-economically disadvantaged women who show particular promise as Somatic Educators For Women and as leaders within their communities. We offer a small number of scholarships each year. The factors that we consider when offering financial aid include: 1. A demonstrable history of leadership and meaningful impact within their community. 2. Being a member of socio-economically disadvantaged minority groups. 3. Difficulty accessing safety and work because they were born into a crisis/war region. 4. Being born into and living in an economically disempowered country. This does not include developed countries, like the USA, Australia, the UK, and Canada. This does include developing countries, such as Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, East Timor, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Tanzania, Yemen, Zambia. To be eligible for a discount or a scholarship: - You must meet requirements 1 and at least 2 of requirements 2, 3, and 4. (eg. requirements 2 and 3, 3 and 4, or 2 and 4). - You have applied for the training and received your approval email. If you meet these criteria and are in genuine need of financial assistance, then send an email to, explaining your circumstances in detail. We will respond to your request via email within 4 business days. Remember to send an email from the same email address that you used in your application to participate in the training. Unfortunately, we receive countless requests for scholarships with vague or incomplete information. We don't have the capacity to respond to each of these requests individually to find out the details, so we decline them. If you know that you meet these criteria, please explain in detail.
  • What if I can't make the live sessions?
    Every single live session is uploaded to our content portal within 24 hours after the session is recorded, so you can watch the sessions at your own pace in any timezone.
  • What does the Somatic Educator for Women cost?
    Full Price (Until 4 March 2024) Up front: US$6,500 (save US$250) Payment Plan: 10 x US$675 / month (total US$6,750) Payment Plan Non-Refundable Deposit The payment plan upfront payment includes a non-refundable $US500 deposit.
  • What are the dates and times?
    The program runs from 15th March - 10 May 2025 All sessions will be held over zoom TIME ZONES VARY FOR SESSION'S depending on where the teacher is located. It will be across USA, EU & AUS timezones All sessions are available for replay if you can’t catch the live class Schedule of Teaching Sessions: Held every second weekend between March 15 2024 - May 10 2025 Each weekend includes a Saturday and Sunday session Each session lasts about 3 hours, including a short break There will be an integration period every 3 months with 4 weeks break that has no sessions. The session times are mostly fixed however there may be some sessions that are re-scheduled due to unforeseen circumstances and guest teachers needing to shift dates. Session times vary across USA, EU & AUS time zones and will fluctuate through the year depending on where the teacher is located. All sessions are available for replay within 24 hours if you can’t make the live session. Session times are to be confirmed and will be available before the training begins. March 16-17, 2024 March 30-31, 2024 April 13-14, 2024 April 27-28, 2024 May 11-12, 2024 May 25-26, 2024 Integration period June 15-16, 2024 June 29-30, 2024 July 13-14, 2024 July 27-28, 2024 August 10-11, 2024 August 24-25, 2024 Integration period September 14-15, 2024 September 28-29, 2024 October 12-13, 2024 October 26-27, 2024 November 9-10, 2024 November 23-24, 2024 December 7-8, 2024 December 21-22, 2024 Integration period January 4-5, 2025 January 18-19, 2025 February 1-2, 2025 February 15-16, 2025 March 1-2, 2025 Integration period March 22-23, 2025 April 5-6, 2025 April 19-20, 2025 May 3-4, 2025 May 10-11, 2025
  • Can I speak to someone about the certification?
    We are unfortunately not able to take calls. You will find more information regarding the program on the link below: If you still have questions thereafter you can email us your questions using the contact form linked below: If you'd like to hear more about the training, you can check out testimonials from our past students.
  • Will I receive official certification for this program?
    Students who complete the course materials and graduate receive official certification from The International Institute of Complementary Therapists, which gives professional credibility and the ability to become insured as a therapist (purchased separately through the IICT).
  • Are the live sessions in-person?
    Live sessions are held over Zoom.
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