Araminta Barbour

Founder of The Sanctuary in Guatemala, Araminta is Lead Faculty with the International Schools of Temple Arts (ISTA), and co-founder of the Women Who See In The Dark retreats.   A Certified Red Tent Women’s Guide, Dakini and International Sacred Sexuality Workshop Facilitator, Araminta has a Master’s Degree in Indian Religions from the University of London (SOAS), 5+ years experience in the sexual reproductive health non-profit sector and over 20 years exploring numerous holistic health modalities and esoteric traditions.

Araminta’s core passion is the process of radical self-acceptance – the inner marriage of love with power. She is here to support the return of ancient temple wisdom and practices for humanity’s evolution as liberated, heart-centred creators. Araminta offers emotional release guidance, transformational workshops in tantra and conscious intimacy coaching.

Araminta has been fortunate to study and facilitate alongside many of the leaders in the Spiritual Sexual Shamanic field today – including Andrew Barnes, Baba Dez Nichols, Bruce Lyon, Crystal Dawn Morris, Deborah Taj Anapol, Elaine Young, Laurie Handlers, Lawwrence Lanoff, Ohad-Pelle Ezrahi, Rex McCann, and Triambika Vive.

The Spiritual Playboy: Frank Conversations 19 – Araminta Barbour

Filmed at The Sanctuary Guatemala for Frank Mondeose’s popular Vlog – The Spiritual Playboy – Frank interviews Araminta about her background, what bought her to The Sanctuary in Guatemala, and what drives her in the realm of sisterhood and sexual healing. Read more at