PREFACE Introduction 1 Female Sexuality EXPLORING THE YONI Touching the Labia Touching the Clitoris Massaging the Goddess Spot Exercise for the Muscles of the Pelvic Floor Massaging the Uterus Entering into Energetic Contact with the Uterus Entering into Energetic Contact with the Ovaries GENDER SIMILARITIES IN ANATOMY AND SEXUALITY MOON TIME--THE FEMALE CYCLE Encountering Menstruation THE FEMALE ORGASM Exercises to Increase Desire Exercises with the Yoni Egg The Self-Love Ritual 2 Energetic and Spiritual Basics YIN AND YANG Becoming Conscious of the Energy Cycle in the Body Becoming Aware of the Flow of Energy in the Yoni THE CHAKRAS Cleaning and Energetically Stimulating the Chakras BREATHING AND CONSCIOUSNESS Preparatory Breathing Exercises Deep Pelvic Breathing Chest Breathing Upper Chest or Collarbone Breathing Combined Breathing Alternate-Nostril Breathing The Tantric Breath of Fire BREATHING DURING YONI MASSAGE Breathing in the Microcosmic Orbit Experiencing the Big Draw A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF TANTRA 3 The Yoni Massage THE REFLEXOLOGY ZONES OF THE YONI THE YONI MASSAGE--PHASE BY PHASE Phase 1: Honoring the Shakti Phase 2: The Preparatory Full-Body Massage Phase 3: Awakening Desire Phase 4: Opening the Yoni Flower Phase 5: Stimulating the Pearl Phase 6: Entering the Temple Phase 7: Stimulating the Goddess Spot Phase 8: The Finale Phase 9: Saying Farewell CONCLUDING THOUGHTS Appendix Experience Reports The Origin and History of Yoni Massage Notes Further Reading Acknowledgments About the Author Index
Michaela Riedl studied tantric massage at the Diamond Lotus Institute in Berlin and then refined the yoni and lingam massage techniques developed by Annie Sprinkle and Joseph Kramer, founder of the Erospirit Research Institute in California. She directs the AnandaWave Massage Center in Cologne, Germany, which offers workshops in tantric massage as well as seminars and counseling for experiencing sexuality in a healing way.
"Yoni massage offers women the opportunity to enhance their sexuality and is actually a long-held practice. . . . new age and health collections will find it intriguing." * The Midwest Book Review, June 2009 *