Tantra Teachers & Trainings

The Holy Love Institute of Tantra Yoga presents

Shivakti Tantra Yoga Teacher Trainings

& Monthly weekend workshops:

Sacred Temple Bodywork.  Tantrik Ritual Bodywork   The Many Faces of Shakti.  The 64 Yoginis

Tantra Mantra Yantra  The Art of Ritual  Living Tantra  Sensorium

Institute courses in Bay Area-Northern California, Venice Beach-Southern California and New York.

Open enrollment for ongoing online 200-hour Shivakti Tantra Yoga Teacher Training.

Applications are being accepted for those who wish to dive deep into the Heart of Tantra Yoga, online & in-person.

Tantra Teachers & Tantra Yoga/Dance Teachers 

Tantra Retreats/Workshops/Private Groups/Shamanic Circles & Tantra for Executives/Tantra for YPO

Temple Recommends • Related VideosTantra Books


Temple of Bliss Teachers

While many of those in our collective are teachers of massage, yoga, tantra, dance and more, the following are those whom we hold in particular high esteem to recommend to those seeking out personal growth, guidance, advanced education and dakini initiation.

All of these teachers are also capable to present high-quality workshops and retreats on their own and in combination with others. If you are planning a workshop, Men/Women's Group (or both), or retreat at your own healing center/yoga studio, or wish to book one in one of our spaces for groups, these are people we highly recommend to bring on board! Stay tuned here for upcoming highlighted offerings from these teachers in the SF Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York, Germany and Costa Rica. 

More Teachers from Holy Love Institute 

"We are the Medicine and the Journey. We welcome you to the Cauldron where we stir our brew together. We are the Shivakti Tantra Yoga Teachers: Tantrikas, Dakinis, Wild Forest Yoginis,  Bhaktas, Shaktas, Ayurveda Witches, Temple Dancers, Life Artists, Poets, Story-Tellers, Performers, Priestess Ritualists, Healers, Bodyworkers, and Holy Love Ordained Ministers."  -Sharene Shamana Ma

"The temple doors are open. The candles are lit. The incense offerings are burning. Awaiting your arrival, Step in and take your place in the hallowed circle. You are being called into Remembrance of the true essence of who you are at your core, as empowered, alive, embodied, and free! The planet needs empowered feminine leadership that is aligned in the heart and ready to offer her gifts to transform and uplift the planet. The priestess is awakening, igniting within us all." - Natalia Price

Learn about Integrated Tantra, Tantra Yoga, Classical Tantra & Trainings:

 Neo-Tantra as a Bridge leading to Integrated Tantra

There is so much debate out in the world about Neo-Tantra, along with Sacred Sexuality, where many claim that such teachings are not about "Tantra". Many Classical Lineage-based Tantra Teachers frown upon Neo-Tantra and are quick to criticize.

I would like to offer a more inclusive and non-shaming perspective about Neo-Tantra, that instead of polarizing, outcasting  or trying to lop off this entire new branch on the Tree, we instead choose to view Neo-Tantra as a Bridge to the deeper understandings and the bigger journey of Tantra.

Consider this, many in the western world start off on a yoga mat in a yoga class as merely another form of exercise. Yet, the more they show up on the mat for these practices, the more the actual yoga is working through them and opening their bodies/minds/hearts and they often are fueled to go deeper and learn more about yoga and meditation, to include all that it means and entails.

Similarly, the quest to awaken and heal in these physical bodies, unifying sexuality and spirituality to blossom into our full fragrant wholeness is what brings most people into Neo-Tantra and Sacred Sexuality pursuits. As one continues down this path of learning and awakening, a desire fire gets lit to discover/uncover more of what "Tantra" is, which in turn leads them to seek out more advanced teachers who have both the scholarly studies combined with the devotional practices from one or more lineages. Thus, Neo-Tantra can be a bridge to Classical Tantra, as one climbs from the outer branch down the Tree of Yoga, to the many treasures of understanding. Tantra is on the Tree of Yoga, Neo-Tantra is on the Tree of Yoga. Your journey of discovery, embodiment, remembrance, awakening and liberation are all found here. 

From the roots of Stone-age Shamanism, up through the ages and stages, to now. At Holy Love Institute of Tantra Yoga, we receive you where you are in your sacred journey, and bring you home to the truth of yourself.

"Integrated Tantra" is a fusion of Classical Tantra, Neo-Tantra, Shamanism, Mediumship & Magick for Modern Humans  opening us up to our divine insight and wisdom channels: Mahasiddhas, Mahayoginis, MahaTeachers, MahaHealers, Guides, Gurus, angels, ascended Masters... May we open to crystal clear transmissions, by Her Grace. We integrate Classical Tantra teachings, rituals & practices with the whole human being's needs and desires of today. We each have a fundamental desire for an embodied sensory & cognitive experience of all that we are, have been, are to be, as it is our basic "drive" to connect to the "Maha Bliss", the gateway from which we emerged. Bliss is Life. - Shamana Ma

"Queen Love Shamana Ma leads us in engaging with the immediate urgency of being alive. Her Tigress gait leads us thru the jungles of sensual abundance, by a masterful prowess to hunt for love in all of its glitter and fur, to jump and bite thru into the tender fire source of juice and joy. Again & again, leading thru the ancient gateways of the eternal lesson: to hunt and ravish our hearts desire until we have finally found our greatest belonging - ourselves, lying naked and delicately alive on the fertile ground of truth." - M.Gaio



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What is Classical Tantra?

Classical Tantra refers to a spiritual movement which originated in the Indian subcontinent between the 3rd and 12th century. It is generally meant as a ‘system of practices’, more precisely psychophysical and awareness cultivation practices, whose end-point is embodied liberation (jīvanmukti).

In our everyday life, embodied liberation translates into total intimacy with the whole of reality.  This requires us to step outside of our conceptualization of reality to see directly rather than through the lens of our stories, thoughts, labels, and past conditioning. 

Classical Tantra is intended and designed for people with busy lives, who have jobs and families. It is non-transcendentalist and it embraces every part of the human experience. It  recognizes the divinity in the whole of reality. This includes you!


On this path, we seek to shed misconceptions and mental constructs that do not serve us in recognizing the Truth: all that exists, through all time & space, is one all-encompassing and unbroken field of awareness. - Tantra Illuminated


Tantra Classes, Tantra Workshops, Tantra Groups & Tantric Retreats:

We have worked with people from differing backgrounds to include working with several YPO groups, offering Tantra Groups, Daylong Educational & Devotional Embodiment Experiences and Shamanic Sound Journeys.

We offer Temple guided & personalized workshops in the following areas: Shivakti Tantra Yoga, Shakti Kundalini Yoga Flow, Integrated Tantra, Transformation Groups, Shamanic Circles, Rituals & Pujas, Tantra Circles, Women's Groups, Men's Groups, Sacred Temple Bodywork Trainings, Sound Healing & Meditation, Loving Communication, Love Coaching for Couples & More. 

We have held several custom groups in a variety of formats and feel confident that together as "Team Bliss" we have the skills to offer you a top-notch transformational and educational experience. 

To arrange a private group workshop/event/ongoing series tailored to your group, click below:




 Temple recommends: Popular Tantra Books


Tantra: The Path of Ecstasy

Kundalini Tantra

Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire

Aghora: At the Left Hand of God (Aghora)

The Yoga of Power: Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret Way

Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century

The Book of Secrets (Vigyan Bhairav Tantra )

The Tantric Way: Art, Science, Ritual

The Bliss of Inner Fire: Heart Practice of the Six Yogas of Naropa

Tantra Unveiled: Seducing the Forces of Matter & Spirit


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