Tantra Speed Date is a fresh new take on dating that combines a relationship skills class with a Puja-style "speed date. Then through fun connection exercises from various practices such as Tantra, meditation, partner yoga, actor's improv, eye gazing, dance you have an opportunity to practice getting to know someone in a more meaningful way. As a result people walk away not only with matches, but with new skills, and often a new perspective on what relationships can be. Our facilitators are trained to create a safe and fun atmosphere which supports daters in stepping into their best, most authentic selves. And what better way to meet a mate? This is why we believe attendees can't stop raving about it!
In fact, I had just met this man. And we were in a brightly lit yoga studio in the Lower Haight with a dream catcher on the wall and a statue of Buddha in the corner. Roughly 40 other singles were paired off around us, all engaged in the exact same awkward declaration — yes, strangers had been instructed to pledge their unconditional devotion to each other. Despite its name, these are clothing-on, nonsexual events.
Two Hours of Touching Strange Men at Tantra Speed Dating
We were all sitting barefoot in a circle, our ages and backgrounds as varied as the reasons we were there. Think a lot less talking and a lot more eye gazing. And mutual exercises. Source The Tantra Institute. Tantra Speed Date is meant to be about connection, explains co-founder Guy Shahar.
Let me explain. After getting out of a very intense five-year relationship, I actually took a year off from dating altogether. The weekend was wonderful.