Workshop Testimonials

 

Here’s feedback from the workshops I facilitate:

 

 Tantra Speed Date, 10th Aug 2019

 “A great event to make meaningful connections”

 “It was an amazing experience, filled with great energy, based on unconditional love and connection which is what tantra is about”

 “Use your senses and guts -intuition”.

 “Connecting physically and energetically with others”

 “Less stressful than regular single dos”

 “Great, people should try it”.

 “Good way to meet new people”.

 

Elements of Tantra: Cultivating Conscious Relationships

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay, 20th July 2019

"I enjoyed all of today. Lots of things make sense. I had heard people talk about Yang and Yin, now I feel I understand this and can use it in future relationships / everyday life" - Andrea, Nurse

"I would recommend this workshop for a good foundation of understanding relationship dynamics"

"I loved the concept of the relationship being a living being. You will leave with lots of very valuable questions and ideas to explore." - Andrew, coach

"Natalie & Sanjay are very warm and sincere"

"I had a lot of 'penny drop' moments today. I wish I had done this ten years ago. Maybe I would still be married."

"I feel there has been a shift in energy for me. My pain has eased, and I feel free and empowered!" - Andrea, Nurse

"I liked Sanjay & Natalie's openness and knowledge" - Andrew, coach

"A chance to dive into what a relationship means for you in a held space"

"Discover the unknown side of oneself"

"Sanjay & Natalie are warm and caring. Natalie felt very authentic"

"I enjoyed the practical exercises and a chance to connect authentically with my feelings"

"I would recommend this workshop to learn about yourself in the context of applying the elements of tantra in order for your self improvement of enhancing your relationships"

"Sanjay & Natalie deliver a good steady pace and just the right amount of info. They work well together"

"Come learn about the ever-expanding universal language of relationships, so one day you can be fluent"

"I loved the 'what you desire' exercise because I do not ask this to myself enough"

"Natalie and Sanjay are a great team, I can trust them and feel able to express how I really feel. I can speak my truth. I feel held and supported by both Sanjay and Natalie" - Andrea, Nurse

 

Elements of Tantra: Living Consciously

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay, 30th June 2019

 

"My life has changed so much since doing tantra workshops. I am now aware of my own body and my emotions. I have learned to listen to my body, don’t ignore warning signs and have faith in my instincts." - Andrea, Nurse

"Sanjay has nice communication skills and Natalie has a really good way to explain things"

"I felt freedom just being 'me' when we had the little dance" - Lucy, Staff Nurse

"My favourite exercise was Aspecting. I was a bit anxious [...] as I knew it would be difficult for me. I felt safe with the facilitators and group to release my emotions. I now feel peaceful" - Andrea, Nurse

"Thank you for holding space [...] and allowing the permission to be and to feel"

"I enjoyed the cushion exercise [Aspecting]. This can be used any time in future, whenever required" - Bipin, IT Engineer

"You have so much to gain by doing the workshops, so much self-discovery, I look forward to doing more workshops." - Andrea, Nurse

"I enjoyed the discussions and teachings about noticing emotions"

"I enjoyed meeting new people, dancing and the excellent quality of the facilitators" - Andrea, Nurse

“Observe the energy differences" - Bipin, IT Engineer

"I enjoyed the physical movements and the dancing was lovely. The blaming session was my best.  I actively encourage you to attend" - Lucy, Staff Nurse

 

 

Tantra Speed Date, 6th June 2019

 “Great work, really nicely done”

 “It was respectful of female energy”

 “Good vibes, good connections”

 “I enjoyed the holding of the energy and connection”

“Nice open event, full of positive energy”

Tina “This radically changes the dating dynamic for the positive”

Kadi “It is the most authentic way to meet people and experience their energy and allowing all kinds of connections in the process”

Alex “I loved the sacred and the profound, the exercises are safe and great”.

Adam “Come and try and explore the depth of your soul and meaning”

“Great experience, I wasn’t sure what to expect but enjoyed the whole session”.

Steph “I am surprised how much I enjoyed myself! I had fun, felt safe and loved and cared for. If you’re even a bit curious I’d say do it”

“Beautifully held, great underlying values”

“Brilliant, wish for this for the mainstream and for the mainstream to be awakened and healed”

Bipin “Excellent experiences and activities. You can feel the energy everywhere which is nice to see these days”.

Bryan “Such a healing atmosphere/. I’ve been three times mow I always leave with a spring in my step and s smile on my face”.

Maarifa “It is a beautiful healing ritual for the feminine and masculine, a mutual respect and union”.

“If your looking for to find true connection that is grounded and spiritual and energetically compatible, then I recommend the Tantra Speed Date.

Lauren “Great event, attracted like minded open individuals, I had a lot of fun”.

Lilianne “I highly recommend it, nice fun”

 

The Art of Consent & Mindful Touch

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay, 19th May 2019

 

"The workshop was mind-blowing. I couldn't understand the wheel of consent before this workshop, but the facilitators made it easy to understand" - Andrea, Nurse

"Felt totally energized after attending the workshop. So happy I took the risk to attend this workshop - life changing!" - Andrea, Nurse

"I enjoyed the energy field work. I'd heard about energy fields but never experienced them"

"It's a good way to learn more on the subject of consent. If everyone was on the same page, life would be better for all"

"I loved learning about the wheel of consent and the touch and hugs"

"Very good [workshop] for anyone who feels a bit lost and wants to get in touch with themselves"

"The facilitators were excellent."

"I really recommend it"

"I really enjoyed the blend of theoretical and experiential"

"Great facilitation. Safe. Great value for money"

 

 

 

Elements of Tantra: 3 Levels of Connection

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay, 5th May 2019

"I loved every part of the workshop. I can takeaway something from each exercise"

"Do it! It's a beautiful workshop. The material is presented in a very clear way with powerful, practical exercises. The learnings are life-changing and realisations are profound. The facilitators held the space very skilfully, creating a safe container. I got so much from it. Thank you!"

"Brilliant workshop. Everyone should try it!"

"Lovely environment to explore different levels of connection and a safe place to speak out desires"

"Excellent facilitators. Took time in explaining all the exercises. I felt more aware and connected to myself through the day.  Lots of different things about me came together and made sense by the end of the day. Putting all the pieces of my puzzle in place and finding out more about me"

"I loved the power of eye connection to change one's feelings, inspire and enlighten"

"I'm taking away more awareness of feelings in my body"

"My biggest takeaway is checking in with the 4 power centres when making decisions and awareness of sensations of yes/no in the body"

"I enjoyed the blindfolded music exercise and making connections with people"

"Safe environment where everyone could share"

"Well thought exercises, I've been gently guided in a deeper connection within myself and with others. Well explained concept also for those who weren't familiar with tantra and mindfulness"

"I love that the workshop covered quite a few aspects of tantra and was understandable for someone with no experience of tantra"

"I recommend this workshop to open up your heart and allow yourself to listen and a look into it, to feels the vibes and healing energy of it, as a bigger purpose"

"If you want to get a deeper connection to yourself and tap into what you really want, this is the place”

"I'm taking away a lot!"

"My biggest takeaway is to listen to what my four decision centres in my body are saying - not just my brain. And to take my time when making decisions. Not to make decisions when I am rushed or stressed"

"I loved listening to and stating stating desires"

"You get to connect with others and learn techniques to use in your day-to-day life to improve your life experience"

"I'm taking away to allow time and preparation for easeful transition from one thing to the next [in life]"

"My biggest takeaway is to try to allow my mind to step back when decisions are to be made"

"The facilitators are friendly and approachable"

"My takeaway is to be fully present"

"Worth trying! I felt very safe the whole time"

 

Introduction To Consent & Mindful Touch

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay, 9th April 2019

 

"Really valuable time spent re-centering and consciously focusing on clear connection and communication with others"

"My favourite exercise was the slapping - it created space to explore something I otherwise probably wouldn't have tried"

"Even if you are nervous or think it isn't for you, give it a go - all very welcoming and you might surprise yourself!" 

"I left feeling calmer and more positive"

"A clarifying workshop on the different forces involved in relationship consents, not only in touch but also actions"

 

 

 

The Art of Consent & Mindful Touch

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay, 23rd February 2019

"Do it! A truly beautiful space to open safely and with love" - Stephanie, Sex, love & relationship coach

"Great workshop, great facilitators, lovely group of people and lots of great connections" - Lee, IT Digitization

"This is a very safe, nurturing and respectful space for you to discover what a consent culture means"

"My partner and I haven't been so close [as that before] and that felt amazing"

"Go for it - you've nothing to lose and everything to gain!" - Jim, Director

"If you are even slightly curious about embodied communication, try it!"

"Feel safe and open up" - Enrique, consultant

"A wonderful workshop to learn about yourself, how to have healthy and meaningful interactions with others and to heal from toxic ways of relating"

"The exercises felt playful and fun"

"I enjoyed meeting and connecting with lovely people"

"I loved the progression and exploration that was created"

"Sanjay and Natalie hosted with awareness and presence and knew their stuff on this work"

"I appreciate how safe the workshop felt. I felt well led and in good hands."

"I liked Sanjay's relaxed and fun style"

"Natalie has a friendly, open and welcoming style. A good balance between professional and relaxed"

"This workshop will open up new worlds/possibilities of touch. It is also a great opportunity to explore your boundaries and desires in a very safe and fun space"

"I really enjoyed the kindness and safety which the facilitators were able to model and which the group responded to warmly - we all did our utmost to respect each other’s vulnerability and boundaries"

"Body and touch were mentioned is a respectful and shame-free way"

"Really great workshop. It opens your eyes to your own behaviours and patterns"

"I loved the hugging - I need more loving touch"

"Sanjay was respectful, mindful, caring, clear and authentic"

"Natalie was very embodied, clear, sincere, caring and authentic"

 

Introduction To Consent & Mindful Touch

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay, 16th January 2019

"Consent is a hot topic in the #metoo movement and is not really understood [in society]. This is an essential workshop for anyone wanting to engage physically with another person, especially sexually" - Emma, Pscychosexual Somatic Therapist

"You have to experience this! A completely new world has opened up for me"

"A great, fun and practical introduction to the Wheel of Consent"

"I enjoyed beginning a journey to learn how to say no and what my boundaries are"

"Give it a go - you'll learn loads about yourself!" - Sara, Researcher

"I loved the relaxed, down to earth vibe of this workshop"

"Natalie & Sanjay were both fully engaged and attentive, inviting of interaction. Very heartening to see the level of support given"

"This was the beginning of a journey towards a more connected self"

"Fantastic, safe introduction to the charged territory of consent. Comprehensive and fun"

"Friendly, safe place, new energetic experiences. I actually started to feel energy more" - Matthew, Call Centre

"Natalie is calm, open and caring and Sanjay felt honest, accurate and experienced"

"I enjoyed that there was lots of experiential practise"

"Everyone should know about the Wheel of Consent as it is an honest way to engage in a dialogue" - Mireille, Teacher

"I loved that there were lots of opportunities to ask questions and practise/experience the concepts" - Sara, Researcher

"Natalie was brilliant. She was thoughtful and felt safe. Sanjay was clear and calm"

"You're in safe hands"

"Clearly explained - I loved the theory part and the visual representation, which made it easy to understand. The exercises brought lots of awareness about myself"

"Natalie is warm and empathetic"

"Sanjay has a strong presence, is very clear and is clearly educated and experienced"

 

Tantra Speed Date 12th January 2019

Doris “If you want to attend in a mindful way, attend this event”.

“I have difficulty around touch & physical contact with unknown men. However, I felt completely held and comfortable in this container”.

“A unique way to date, not just to find a partner but yourself”.

“An ideal space to explore what connection means”.

“I encourage people to try it and get a date here. It is much easier and fun”.

“Don’t have any expectations, come with an open mind and you’ll be pleasantly surprised”.

“Give it a try with an open minded and heart”.

 

 

Tantra Speed Date, 15th Dec 2018

“A beautiful way to connect with so many people in such a short space of time”

“Very different & more exciting than normal speed dating”

“A great event if you are jaded by the modern dating scene”

“Do it, if only for the new experience. Don’t come with expectation, just come prepared to enjoy it”.

Angelica “Open yourself up to connecting at a deeper level and get out of your comfort zone whilst doing it”.

“I recommend this event as a great way to connect”

“I really enjoyed it and it gave me the opportunity to connect with like-minded people”

“Go for it, it’s a good way to connect”

Paul “Loved it”

“Great fun”

“I loved the exercises and connecting with like-minded people”

 

Tantra Speed Date, November 17th, 2018

Ross “Connecting and fun in one evening”.

Leanne “A wonderful event, I went along with no expectations and the speed dating was really meaning. Perfect to escape the bustle of London”.

“Great fun! I recommend it to my friends”.

Max “A Beautiful way to connect deeply with other human beings”.

“It is fun, interesting, innovative and gives you an opportunity to connect with like-minded people”.

“A genuine way to connect with real people and beats online dating any day”.

“Definitely worth suspending disbelief and trying”.

“Beautiful, profound experience – a delightful surprise”.

 

 

 

 

Consent & Mindful Touch / Art of Conscious Touch

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay, 7th November 2018

"The workshop was an ideal combination of theory & practice. It really brought the Wheel of Consent to life and helped me to experience the quadrants I'm less familiar with"

"Enjoyable, entertaining and insightful"

"I got more confidence about asking for what I want and what the other person likes or doesn't like"

"Both facilitators have beautiful and electric energy when they laugh and demo with each other. The humour is infectious"

"Good balance of content, discussion and practical exercises. The discussions were very illuminating and questions well fielded. I learned that it's sexy to ask! [for what I want]"

"It was a real coming back to myself, asking for what I wanted and getting those needs met"

"Natalie has a lovely warmth and authenticity and Sanjay was very knowledgeable and warm also"

"Everybody should know these concepts as they are applicable in so many situations, not only in the bedroom. It's a door to increased self-awareness and pleasure"

"It was a very enjoyable and informative/empowering workshop"

"I learned to check in with myself about my intentions when touching someone"

"I most enjoyed the theory and embodied exercises"

"It was very useful, with clear explanations about the Wheel of Consent, and lots of fun too"

 

The Tantra Speed Date 13th October 2018

“Heart opening”

“It brings you into yourself in a graceful and safe way”.

“A great opportunity to explore tantra in a light-hearted setting”.

“It helps you be more mindful and present”.

“I felt this event was really well held, great energy and well worth it”.

“Try it”

“A beautiful way to spend an evening connecting, intimately & deeply with people”.

 

 

Art of Conscious Touch

Facilitated by Natalie Ford & Sanjay Joshi, 12 September 2018

"Give this a go, it's welcoming, safe, fun pleasurable and really informative. There are lots of ways to bring the practices into everyday life"

"Great workshop if you want to understand boundaries and touch"

"Touch has become a whole new experience"

"Made it easier to identify what I am doing and would like to do, definitely recommended"

 

 

 

Tantra Speed Date, 8th September 2018

Faisal “Well worth trying”.

“Try it, it’s different”.

“So different, I really enjoyed it”.

Danny “Try it Fascinating and fun”

“Interesting with an authentic facilitator”.

“A totally different Saturday night out connecting with conscious heart-opening people. Fun and enlightening”.

Novlyn “This event has changed the way I look at relationships. It is a healing, deep, and energetic event. You will feel the energy flow. It teaches and reminds you about the basics of any relationships”.

“Helps modern day people get back in touch with themselves, whilst opening yourself up to other people you wouldn’t normally meet”.

“Absolutely Fabulous”.

“A very nice experience everyone should try”.

Lynda “An excellent safe environment to learn about yourselves and connect at all levels with others”.

Fiona “A delightful surprise. Deeply touching, very healing”.

 

 

 

 

Tantra Speed Date 21st July 2018

Steve “Come with a totally open mind, leave any reservations you have at home and you will love it”

“Very deep and touching”

“It’s been an enjoyable experience and I would recommend it to my friends”

“I think discovering ourselves, our energy and you and sharing that with others is important to find peace”,

Nicole “It’s fun and reminds you of how beautiful you are”

“Very profound and healing”

Chris “It felt profoundly nurturing to be so vulnerable amongst others”.

Ana “Think about pushing your boundaries with strangers but feeling great afterwards and you won’t be far of”.

“If you are willingly to be open you will be very supported all the way through, and you will have a good laugh as well”.

“Lots of good vibes”.

Elizabeth “It is a gentle, fun, heart, opening event and I really enjoyed connecting with people with a different way to normal dating”.

“Find something meaningful in every encounter, really see someone and let yourself be seen”.

“I loved the balance of masculine and feminine”.

“This is definitely a much higher quality speed dating event than the norm”.

“It felt a genuine way to meet people, would definitely do it again”.

“A very enjoyable event and a great way to get out of your comfort zone”.

“Give it a shot”

Claire “The Tantra Speed Date is a beautiful space to hold all of us and help us open up and connect with people”.

Nigel “This will make you think and show you how you can connect with new people quickly and teaches you to not judge too quickly”

Gayla “Beautiful way to connect with people and get out of your comfortable and share the energy of love”.

Jim “Go – It’s fun and interesting – and is for all”.

Celine “Do it, embrace it”

Asha “Something soulful and playful for a Saturday night”.

 

The Tantra Speed Date, 16th June 2018

Scott “A beautiful space to connect to yourselves and share that with other like-minded souls in a nurturing, playful and intimate environments”

Sarah “Go with an open heart”

“It was surprising beautiful and fun, I really needed to receive what I received this evening”.

Michelle “A Great way to explore energy in a relationship even if you don’t meet anyone you would like to date. A good way to explore feelings of vulnerability that may be an obstacle to love and connect”.

Katie “A warm experience, good to be open with complete strangers and to feel their masculine presence”.

“Try it out, they’ll be something and hopefully someone you’ll enjoy. Either way it’s an interesting thing to say you did on the weekend”.

Matt “A great opportunity to explore tantric energies”.

Eduardo “Try it, it is something new to consider in connecting with people in a deeper way”.

“What have you got to lose; they say he who dares wins. Good fun and thought provoking”

 

The Tantra Speed Date 14th April 2018

Steve “Come with an open mind. It isn’t scary or invasive, it allows you to just be happy & safe with others”.

“The Tantra Speed Date is what people need”.

“Great way to meet new open people”.

“Throw away expectations. Just come and try it”.

Richard “Come along and experience it for yourself. Leave your ego aside and the effort is well worth it”.

Andy “Do it, you’ll regret it if you don’t”.