Authentic Relating Intimacy Games- An Evening of Unforgettable Connections


"Even if you've known someone for years,
this is an opportunity to share and be seen in new ways..."

Have you ever attended a meetup or some other social gathering and gotten stuck in "small talk" that went nowhere?  Are you tired of idle chit chat and polite, boring conversations that don't light a spark and make you really feel something inside?

Have your ever had a conversation with someone where you found yourself hanging on every word? Your heart is wide open, your eyes filled with tears, and the goofiest smile you've ever pulled is on your face?

Do you crave a space where you can talk about something OTHER than "what do you do" or "where did you go to school" and actually connect with people?

Join us for our Authentic Relating Intimacy Games Night, a space where you can discover how much more fun and richer it is to BE YOURSELF.

All are welcome. Bring a friend, bring your partner or come solo!

Authentic Relating Game Nights LA are inspired by the Game Nights held in San Francisco by AuthenticWorld.  Sometimes loud, sometimes intensely quiet, sometimes risky. Always fun and revealing. We are tapping AuthenticWorld for fun and engaging games that we can play ourselves.


What kinds of games are these?


  • By 'games' we mean fun, highly interactive partner and group exercises that demonstrate and explore authentic relating, getting to know yourself better while at the same time learning to see and appreciate more about everyone you connect with.
  • By 'authentic' we mean that there is no cookie-cutter mold for how you "should" be or what relating "should look like".
  • They are safe places for taking risks, practicing the art of relating with others, playing a little more outside our comfort zones and discovering more about ourselves than we might in our everyday lives.
  • They're also a chance to have fun and party in a conscious way with great people, going beyond small talk and expected (and sometimes boring) social norms.
  • Things to expect: laughter, relief, anxiety/excitement (and the wisdom to know the difference), reverence, and connection, new friends, and new possibilities for how you engage the world.


Who comes to Games Nights?


  • Anyone who craves fun, rich connections with people.  It doesn't matter if you're in a relationship, single, old, young, short or tall. (While these are not singles specific events, there are usually several singles there)
  • Anyone who wants the opportunity to experience an open-hearted space where people get to “cut through the superficial” and be truly themselves without apology for an evening.
  • People who enjoy exciting, fun and very juicy social evenings with lots of laughs, plenty of insights, and sometimes sparks flying!
  • People looking for a real, authentic connection with new people and are prepared to take a risk to try something NEW.

"In order for connection to happen, 
we have to allow ourselves to be seen. Really seen."

Dr. Brené Brown

Go ahead and RSVP right now to in order to secure your spot.

We look forward to seeing you there,



Sunday, July 28, 2013
5:40pm Doors open/check-in

START at 6:00pm. To honor all in attendance, please be on time. No admittance after we start agreements.
6:00pm - 8:45pm   Authentic Relating Intimacy Games
8:45pm - 9:30pm  Mingling and enjoying the vibe!

Light refreshments and water will be provided.

Where: Santa Monica Yoga (south studio- follow the signs) 1640 Ocean Park Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 (entrance is in alley behind Bob's Market) The studio is a shoes off environment.

Parking: Free street parking is available Sundays on Ocean Park Blvd., and limited parking is available in the alley behind Bob's Market by the studio entrance and the lot to the left(do not park at Bob's Market- they will tow).


Admission: $15 at the door. Please RSVP here on Meetup to guarantee your spot.

Limited spots are available.. Walk-ins allowed up to capacity.

No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please email me directly if you can't afford the admission price.


Find us on Facebook: Authentic Los Angeles and at

Questions? Email Brian at [masked] or call (310) 502-2378.


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  • Bill

    Fun times, good energy, well led... thanks everyone!

    1 · August 2, 2013

  • Mike T

    Wow! Thanks for bringing your REALNESS tonight everyone!
    I had a blast.

    1 · July 29, 2013

  • Brant

    A wonderful evening of connection. Enjoyed it completely and will definitely be attending the next one. Thanks everyone!

    2 · July 28, 2013

  • Roger A.

    Still recovering from a gnarly virus, coughing and hacking. Yargh.

    July 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I can't wait to be there

    1 · July 23, 2013

  • Joseph

    I hope to make a future event. I will be attending a 5-day training that goes through Sunday called Insight Seminars which supports individuals and gives them tools to live their lives and be in the world from their hearts:)

    1 · July 23, 2013

  • Lisa

    Will be out of town... look forward to future events!

    1 · July 22, 2013

  • Gustave W.


    1 · July 19, 2013

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