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Deepening Intimacy – Private Couples Retreat

July 13, 2019 - July 19, 2019

Join us in the lushness of Tuscany for a week you and your beloved will treasure for years to come.  Delight in stunning natural beauty, delicious meals, exquisite accommodation and an international gathering of open-minded, loving couples prioritising deepening and celebrating their love while exploring our Divine Human Potential. 


We invite you to join us for a  transformational couples retreat guided by 2 dynamic international facilitators in the fields of Tantra and Spiritual Sexual Shamanism held for the private member group Madame O.

Step into the next level of our sexual evolution, aligning your sacred life force with all that you are for regeneration and spiritual transformation.
This retreat provides an introduction to the foundations of shamanic tantra for couples desiring deeper compassion, power, bliss, ecstasy, fuller life experiences and better health. We will integrate practices for body, mind and spirit providing a challenging and enjoyable mix of rituals, transformational tools, discussions and play mixed with integration time to enjoy the sunshine, italian cuisine and beauty of our venue.


– Discover how to harness sexual energy and pleasure as a route to higher consciousness, personal growth and physical wellbeing.
– Practice the tantric keys to self-mastery to align inner masculine and feminine, primal and spiritual energies.
– Use your sexual energy as creative fuel for your ongoing spiritual evolution in these times of global change.


– Communication Tools for deepening connection as a lover
– Sexual Empowerment: Fantasies, Desires, Fears, Consent and Healthy Boundaries
– Emotional Vibrancy, Transparency, Vulnerability, Honesty & Compassion Keys
– Relationship Kung-Fu – How to turn arguments into breakthroughs


– Sacred Touch Demonstrations and Practices of Erotic Massage
– Sacred Spot Shamanic Tantric Rituals- clear the body temple of fear, guilt, shame and pain to open to more ecstasy, bliss and vitality.
– BREATHWORK: Guided Holotropic Breathwork – conscious connected breathing aids emotional integration, facilitates healing and personal transformation by working on subtle energies within the body to remove negative blockages at a cellular level.


– SEX MAGIC – Connect with your magician archetype. Marry your erotic power and heart wisdom to bring your deepest dreams into manifestation. Baba Dez will share foundational tools, guiding participants  through The Shaman Method of Sex Magic as described in his book, Sacred Sexual Healing.
– SELF-ACTIVATION – Build life-force power liberated from societal control & conditioning.
– SHAMANISM – Integrate the power of your primal life force with your spiritual destiny. Exploration of shamanic neurological repatterning techniques.
– RITUAL – Evening rituals & shamanic ceremonies designed to deepen connection, explore touch, ecstasy, intimacy and celebration while embodying a variety of delicious light and dark archetypes.


check-in 13.07.19 | check-out 19.07.19


7.30am – 8.30am


– Dance & Yoga for Sexual Vitality
– Guided Visualisations & Mindfulness Meditations for self-love and sovereignty.
8.30am – 10.00am


10.00am -1.00pm

Morning Workshop

1.00pm – 3.00pm


3.00pm – 6.30pm

Afternoon Workshop 

6.30pm – 8.30pm


8.30pm – 10.30pm

Evening Ritual & Celebrations 



Cugnanello country estate in the centre of Tuscany.
The historic estate lies nestled amidst vineyards and is surrounded by olive groves and idyllic hills.

Locanda Cugnanello has been completely refurbished to
offer our guests
a tasteful ambience where new stories may be written and beautiful memories begin. 

The villa is 800 years old and situated in a picturesque landscape of uniquely wild beauty. House and nature melt into an aesthetic unit radiating the typical flair of Tuscany.

Join us at Cugnanello country estate, the perfect place to relax and disconnect from daily routine. 




BABA DEZ NICHOLS is an Internationally renowned speaker and teacher, Daka, author, singer-songwriter, and transformational guide who has been featured on numerous TV and Radio shows for his contribution in the Healing Arts and evolving human consciousness. He is a global networker and seeder of loving freedom who teaches the Sacred Temple Arts to share, inspire, and support others in the activation and integration of life force energy.

He is the Founder of the International Schools of Temple Arts (ISTA) and the Annual Sexuality and Consciousness Festivals and Conferences around the world and is one of the ISTA lead faculty.  Today his passion is supporting other educators, therapists, councilors, and guides to deepen their skill, presence, and mastery in the areas of healthy living, relationships, and sexuality. www.babadez.com


Founder of The Sanctuary in Guatemala, Araminta is Lead Faculty with the International Schools of Temple Arts (ISTA), faculty with the Institute of Conscious Sensuality in Hawaii, and the Online University of Love and Sexuality.  A Certified Red Tent Women’s Guide, Dakini and International Sacred Sexuality Workshop Facilitator, Araminta has a Master’s Degree in Indian Religionsfrom the University of London (SOAS), 5+ years experience in the sexual reproductive health non-profit sector and over 15 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. www.aramintabarbour.com



The price includes:

Accomodation for 7 nights | Full board (breakfast , lunch, dinner) 5 days Tantra Retreat



Join us and honour the love you live with your beloved with this divine week in Italy. Send us an email with your desire to attend and we will send you all the booking details:



“We look forward to welcoming you to a holiday that will nourish, inspire and deepen the love and power you and your partner cherish”.




July 13, 2019
July 19, 2019


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