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Welcome to the grass roots, people-powered, community calendar of events for the Tantra Community in Los Angeles + coastal areas around Santa Monica! Please READ ABOUT TANTRA ON OUR page (https://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Tantra-Community-Calendar/about/).

There are several new, important differences between this and most other Meetups: Our site is being updated, for now read upcoming meetups for more info, & check back & read this page in a few months.

What Do You Love? Some things celebrated by this community!: Connection, Body Celebration, Freedom, Romance, Life-long-friends, Human Potential, Fulfillment, Hugs, Cuddles, Laughter, Turn On, Dance, Song, Gatherings in Nature, practice partners, soul-friends, Chanting, esoteric teachings, accountability, integrity, Hiking, Zest for life, Orgasm, Give and Receive Affection, Agama, Apavarga, Multiple Orgasms, Apurva, Bhairava, Dianic, heightened experience, pleasure, over the top, Artemis, Bindu, Buddhi, Chakra, Transcend, Liberation, Swimming, Storytelling, sharing, imagination, artists, free-thinkers, gamers, book-worms, roller-coasters, travel, parties, gourmet food, potlucks, music, concerts, shamanic journeys, mystical journeys, drum circles, Chakra Puja, Chamunda, co-creation, peer leaders, peer mentors, Dakini, Dakshina, Dakshina Marga, Deva(s), Devi, adventure, tribe, Dharana, advanced practitioners, classes, events, workshops, playshops, Durga, Durgam Saptashati, playfulness, Dvandva, eclectic, evolutionary, metaphysics,, Ganesha, Ganesh,, surrealist games, Granthi, Friendship, Sacred Dance, Hatha Yoga, Women Circles, Woman, Goddess, Goddesses, Sisters, Feminism, Humanism, Gender equality, Yoni, Lingam, Sisterhood, Matriarchal, Priestess, Life-long friends, Havan, infinite possibilities, sustainability, Mantra, Matangi, Mulabandha, wonder, wonder woman, superheros, benjamin franklin, sherlock holmes, Wise-woman, Wise-women, Elders, Gift Economy, upbeat sci-f/fantasy tribe, Pay it Forward, Empowered Women, Girlfriends, Best friends, Tribe, Homa, Buddies, Pals, Menstruation, Moon Time, Women’s Lodge, Women’s traditions, Women’s ritual, Ida Nadi, Ishta Deva, Jalandhara Bandha, Japa, Kama, Positive Thought, Affirmations, Puppypiles, Cuddle Parties, Massage Parties, Snuggling, Kama Tattva, Kamadeva, Chakras, Kanda, Sex Positive LA, Sex Magick, Karana Sharira, Touch Positive, Karmashaya, Kaula, Cuddling, Kula; Kula Devi, Kunda, Kundalini, Kundalini Shakti, spiritual growth, women's support, support circle, Kundalini Yoga, men’s circles, leader’s circles, dojo, belly dance, training, initiation, women's social, free, sacred ceremony and ritual, really really free market, Nadi, Nadi Shodhanam, Nauli Kriya, Navarna Mantra, fairy tales, Parashurama, Patanjali, natural health, holistic health, excitement, surprises, expressive arts, sacred feminine, sacred masculine, androgyny, divine feminine, divine masculine, dr. seus, willy wonka and the chocolate factory, phantom tollbooth, miles vorkosigan, book club, energy healing, massage therapy, psychic, secrets, reiki, Waldorf, affirmation, empowerment, safe space, earth, air, fire, water, elements, powerful, exuberant, uninhibited, extroverted, introverted, purpose, lively, robust, diversity, mindfulness, substance free, masters, enchantment, enchantress, wizard, D & D, dragons, tea, coffee, science fiction, fantasy, outside the box upbeat romantics, role-play, larp, rp, roleplay, renaissance faire, assertive, proactive, confident, Shakespeare, historical fiction, Guru Chakra, Lalita, Star Trek Next Generation, New Outer Limits, Sliders, Arabian Nights, Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra, giggles, Mani, entrancing, Manipura Chakra, contact improv, great american food and beverage company, awakening, self-love, self-exploration, visualization, moon phases, love yourself and attract true love, love love and more love, self empowerment, awesome friends, women's empowerment, new in town, activity partners, transformation, contra dance, morris dancing, sexual healing, mindfulness, bodywork, inspiring women's mentoring circle, tantric massage, walking, real love, affirmassage, 8-handed massage, circle of women, Pingala Nadi, Prakriti, Prana, Prana Anusadhana, easy-going, intelligent, outrageous, free-spirited, healthy, silly, wacky, goofy, Prana Dharana, Prana Pratishtha, Prana Shakti, Pranayama, Prarabhda Karma, Purana, ancient, Purashcharana, discipline, determination, will, fun-loving, adventurous, provocative, knowing, intuition, Rudra, helpful, volunteering, volunteers, volunteer, Rudra Granthi, Sadhana, outdoor, beauty, gardening,, Samaya, eccentric, unusual, inventors, Samsara, Samskara, Sanskara, friendly, inclusive, Sankhya, Samkhya, peers, haven, sanctuary, retreat, retreats, spa, masseuse, hafla, green knowe, amelie, museum of Jurassic technology, magic castle, castles, celtic, Saundarya-Lahari, Shakti, openness, Shakti Sadhana, color, bodydance massage, fumbling towards ecstasy, spiritweaves, 5 rhythms, Shariram, seductive, mysteries, Sri Chakra, Sri Vidya, ultimate, Sthula Shariram, Sukshma Shariram, physical, visceral, sunlight, sunshine, jane eyre, Surya Bhedanam, Tanmatra, senses, Tantrism, rituals, techniques, instruction, learning, practical magic, Tattva, Tattvas, Uddiyana Bandha, Vasana, Yajna, wise women's circle, play, improve games, parlor games, board games, group support, sacred space, intention, individualistic, idiosyncratic, compassion, inspiration, women’s sensuality, soul witness dance, authentic, capoeira, erotic, ecstasy, self-care, reflection, polyamory, grounding, herbs, wildcrafting, aromatherapy, monogamy, independent, conscious touch, movement, new frontiers, knowledge, inner goddess, dances of universal peace, sufi dance, awareness, dating and relationships, social group, creative circle, hai, successful relationships, holidays, thanksgiving, valentines day, mother’s day, father’s day, noncompetitive, egalitarian, centered, open your heart, medicine wheel, renew, mandala, body painting, non-ageist, weekday, daytime, daylight, outdoors, fairs, festivals, social dance, salsa, waltz, wedding, ballroom dance, pirates, gypsies, theater, poets, uplifting, rapture, twin souls, soul-mate, kindred spirits, platonic friends, marriage, full moon, new moon, solstice, earth-based spirituality, atheists, agnostics, agape, meaningful relationships, interaction, participation, growth, hilarity, kindness, life partner, partnership, cuddle partners, exhilaration, serendipity, enthusiasm, chutzpah, peace, tranquility, breath, joy, …

Upcoming events (5+)

New Gathering TBA!

Westside location to be announced soon

IGNORE DESCRIPTION, WELL BE UPDATING IT SOON! Blissful, openhearted, Infinite Possibilities afternoon w/peers outside mainstream thinking/living! Nurturing/releasing physical exercise, deep imaginative connecting, & bursts of glee & laughter! ***BRING: Dish to share, water, yoga mat or blanket, & happy hands to shower today’s host(s) w/love in 10min ThankyouMassage we give them as a group! Informal gathering of present/future friends, everyone contributes equally to make the day happen ❤️ ***MEET 5:15pm, BUT LEAVE PARK 5:45pm on the dot for another location! If you're later than that you'll miss us. ***RAIN DOESN’T CANCEL: Alternate INDOOR Rain Address/Time at BOTTOM of POST!*** MENU: *** need to participate in Massage Mixer & HuggingWorkout to join us:*** 12pm: Therapeutic Massage Exchange Mixer: No lesson today: Give & receive 10min, then move to next person; 12:30pm: LEAVE for ANOTHER LOCATION; 12:35pm: ThankyouMassage for host; 12:45pm: GroupHugOhmHarmonize & Whimsyum HUGGING WORKOUT: Strength/Stretch, Stand/Sit, Movement/Breathwork: Revitalizing Exercise (Diana): 2pm: POTLUCK & 1 or more of movement/seated activities below: a. ADVENTURES w/FRIENDS! Redesign world w/our fantasies: Regulars of our gatherings lead fav outsidethebox activities to Explore/Challenge/Live Our Potentials; b. Hilarious/inspirational 'get-to-know-you' --party, surrealist, Whimsyum, & improv games; c. Brainstorm & recommend Sci-Fi/Fantasy ideas/solutions/books etc; d. Conscious Touch Meditations & end in a cuddle pile; e. Group carpool & doing some activities above on a field-trip somewhere...😊 We don't always post each MONTH's HOST/ACTIVITIES/THEME, but sometimes it's posted here: https://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Tantra-Community-Calendar/messages/archive/ -- Best to join our main, low-volume, email list to get updates & invites we don't post on meetup!: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/the-whimsyum/info Tired of the everyday world, not representing the full diversity of human beings & their potential? Share, play, cocreate in extraordinary new ways which causes positive revolutions in our culture *right now* … not some time in the future: Inspire each other to truly LIVE, & transform ~*everything*~ , this afternoon & onwards, into a new human playground! ~*~*~*~ WHIMSYUM HUGGING Yoga/ Breathwork Revitalizing *WORKOUT* Description: In wordless space we truly feel each other’s amazing energy! Mirror poses of person who guides everyone --no questions/discussion(questions welcome during potluck): *Not a Class, just an informal gathering to practice:* Move from 1 person to next *wordlessly* sharing each exhilarating exercise w/everyone, no matter their shape, gender, style, age, background, etc: Clothed, G-rated, nonsexual: Focus is on wellness, releasing & connecting w/the universe together; & experiencing the magic in everything. Includes chant. Embrace w/eyes closed, or gaze in each other’s soul. Come w/an open spirit --some exercises can look/sound silly! Come w/body/clothes/teeth/hair freshly bathed, thank you! *~*~*~* Free: If you love these gatherings, want them to continue & aren't financially challenged -- contributions always welcome here: http://www.whimsyum.net Several aspects of the gatherings rely on community support! 4-hour FREE PARKING in lot & around park: Questions? Voicemail 24hrs or ask at gathering: I don’t correspond via email/text/social networks, thank you! May not be able to return all calls, so simply join us if you're inspired! Diana [masked] phone doesn’t accept txt Copyright © 2018 WRP Diana. All rights reserved *~*~* ** {{{IF RAIN meet instead 12:30pm Coogies Cafe, 2906 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica 90404, Free Parking: Look for Alien Mask on table :) (JarJar Binks)***1:00pm WE LEAVE FOR ANOTHER Area, ARRIVE BY 1pm or you'll miss us}}}

(SUN.) HuggingYoga/Breathwork Outdoor WORKOUT, MASSAGE Exchange MIXER +POTLUCK

MEET AT PARK 12pm, BUT LEAVE 12:30 & WALK TO ANOTHER LOCATION: ARRIVE BY 12:30 OR YOU'LL MISS US!

Blissful, openhearted, Infinite Possibilities afternoon w/peers outside mainstream thinking/living! Warm wonderful people, nurturing/releasing physical exercise, & bursts of glee & laughter! Informal gathering of present/future friends we make happen together: If you’re not scheduled to lead activities today BRING DISH to share, Yoga Mat/blanket, Water; & happy hands to shower today’s hosts w/love in 10min ThankyouMassage we give them as a group! *** Plz read all activities in MENU BELOW: This is not an event or community service, but a gathering of friends we host just to meet peers interested in participating in everything, celebrating life together, & happy to do each activity w/each person attending no matter their shape/gender/age/style/etc. Thank you: ~*~*~*~ MENU: 12pm: Therapeutic Massage Exchange Mixer icebreaker: No lesson today: Give & receive 10min, then move to next person; 12:30p.m.: LEAVE for OTHER LOCATION; 12:10 p.m.: GroupHugOhmHarmonize, & exhilarating Hugging Yoga/Breathwork WORKOUT: Strength/Stretch/Aerobic, Standing/Sitting Movement Exercises; 1:30 p.m.: ADVENTURES w/FRIENDS & Potluck!: Regulars of these gatherings take turns leading their fav outsidethebox activities: A DIFFERENT THEME/ACTIVITIES/HOST each month: Either join list for this month’s details: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/the-whimsyum/info ~OR~ for awhile longer details will at the link below from Diana’s email [masked] (don’t email her, she doesn’t read her email, a volunteer just uses it to send things out): https://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Tantra-Community-Calendar/messages/ Tired of books/movies/TV, & the everyday world, not representing the full diversity of human beings & their potential? Share, play, cocreate w/friends who don’t strive to look, act or think the same. Circulate positive stories w/extraordinary new ideas which causes positive revolutions in our culture *right now* … not some time in the future: Inspire each other to not just read/watch, but LIVE, in new ways & transform ~*everything*~ , this afternoon & onwards, into a new human playground! ~*~*~*~ WHIMSYUM HUGGING Yoga/ Breathwork Revitalizing *WORKOUT* Description: In wordless space we truly feel each other’s amazing energy! Mirror poses of person who guides everyone --no questions/discussion(questions welcome during potluck): *Not a Class, just an informal gathering to practice:* Move from 1 person to next *wordlessly* sharing each exhilarating exercise. G-rated, nonsexual: focus is on wellness, releasing & connecting w/the universe together; & experiencing the magic in everything. Includes chant. Embrace w/eyes closed, or gaze in each other’s soul. Come w/an open spirit --some exercises can look/sound silly! Come w/body/clothes/teeth/hair freshly bathed, thank you! *~*~*~* These gatherings are FREE: If you love these gatherings, want them to continue & aren’t financially challenged -- contributions always welcome here: http://www.whimsyum.net Several aspects of the gatherings rely on community support. Questions? Voicemail 24hrs or chat at end of gathering: I don’t respond to questions via email, text, social networks, thank you! May not be able to return all calls, so simply join us if you're inspired! Diana [masked] Copyright © 2018 WRP Diana. All rights reserved *~*~* PHOTO of WHERE WE MEET: https://www.google.com/maps/place/11755+Missouri+Ave/@34.0378088,-118.4527935,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s*211m3*211y9278184259485393303*212y16175331223240145866*213m0*212m2*211x340378051*212x3110439070*213m2*211y9278184467549487863*212y2348262062328599566*215m2*211x340379539*212x3110437774!2e0!7i16384!8i8192!4m2!3m1!1s0x80c2bb6d133f6197:0xe07a520c05837bca (((( RAIN DOESN’T CANCEL! IF by 12pm it's RAINing, we'll meet instead 12pm at an alternate address; make sure to join our list, we won't have time to post alternate rain address here!: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/the-whimsyum/info ))))

New Gathering TBA!

Westside location to be announced soon

IGNORE DESCRIPTION, WELL BE UPDATING IT SOON! Blissful, openhearted, Infinite Possibilities afternoon w/peers outside mainstream thinking/living! Nurturing/releasing physical exercise, deep imaginative connecting, & bursts of glee & laughter! ***BRING: Dish to share, water, yoga mat or blanket, & happy hands to shower today’s host(s) w/love in 10min ThankyouMassage we give them as a group! Informal gathering of present/future friends, everyone contributes equally to make the day happen ❤️ ***MEET 5:15pm, BUT LEAVE PARK 5:45pm on the dot for another location! If you're later than that you'll miss us. ***RAIN DOESN’T CANCEL: Alternate INDOOR Rain Address/Time at BOTTOM of POST!*** MENU: *** need to participate in Massage Mixer & HuggingWorkout to join us:*** 12pm: Therapeutic Massage Exchange Mixer: No lesson today: Give & receive 10min, then move to next person; 12:30pm: LEAVE for ANOTHER LOCATION; 12:35pm: ThankyouMassage for host; 12:45pm: GroupHugOhmHarmonize & Whimsyum HUGGING WORKOUT: Strength/Stretch, Stand/Sit, Movement/Breathwork: Revitalizing Exercise (Diana): 2pm: POTLUCK & 1 or more of movement/seated activities below: a. ADVENTURES w/FRIENDS! Redesign world w/our fantasies: Regulars of our gatherings lead fav outsidethebox activities to Explore/Challenge/Live Our Potentials; b. Hilarious/inspirational 'get-to-know-you' --party, surrealist, Whimsyum, & improv games; c. Brainstorm & recommend Sci-Fi/Fantasy ideas/solutions/books etc; d. Conscious Touch Meditations & end in a cuddle pile; e. Group carpool & doing some activities above on a field-trip somewhere...😊 We don't always post each MONTH's HOST/ACTIVITIES/THEME, but sometimes it's posted here: https://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Tantra-Community-Calendar/messages/archive/ -- Best to join our main, low-volume, email list to get updates & invites we don't post on meetup!: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/the-whimsyum/info Tired of the everyday world, not representing the full diversity of human beings & their potential? Share, play, cocreate in extraordinary new ways which causes positive revolutions in our culture *right now* … not some time in the future: Inspire each other to truly LIVE, & transform ~*everything*~ , this afternoon & onwards, into a new human playground! ~*~*~*~ WHIMSYUM HUGGING Yoga/ Breathwork Revitalizing *WORKOUT* Description: In wordless space we truly feel each other’s amazing energy! Mirror poses of person who guides everyone --no questions/discussion(questions welcome during potluck): *Not a Class, just an informal gathering to practice:* Move from 1 person to next *wordlessly* sharing each exhilarating exercise w/everyone, no matter their shape, gender, style, age, background, etc: Clothed, G-rated, nonsexual: Focus is on wellness, releasing & connecting w/the universe together; & experiencing the magic in everything. Includes chant. Embrace w/eyes closed, or gaze in each other’s soul. Come w/an open spirit --some exercises can look/sound silly! Come w/body/clothes/teeth/hair freshly bathed, thank you! *~*~*~* Free: If you love these gatherings, want them to continue & aren't financially challenged -- contributions always welcome here: http://www.whimsyum.net Several aspects of the gatherings rely on community support! 4-hour FREE PARKING in lot & around park: Questions? Voicemail 24hrs or ask at gathering: I don’t correspond via email/text/social networks, thank you! May not be able to return all calls, so simply join us if you're inspired! Diana [masked] phone doesn’t accept txt Copyright © 2018 WRP Diana. All rights reserved *~*~* ** {{{IF RAIN meet instead 12:30pm Coogies Cafe, 2906 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica 90404, Free Parking: Look for Alien Mask on table :) (JarJar Binks)***1:00pm WE LEAVE FOR ANOTHER Area, ARRIVE BY 1pm or you'll miss us}}}

Magical Exultant Tantric Fitness Practices from the Lands of The ARABIAN NIGHTS!

LA Tantra Community Series! *ADDRESS PROVIDED AFTER I'VE RECEIVED YOUR REGISTRATION* (Registration is for 4 gatherings in-a-row)

Tired of working out alone in a mainstream environment, or 'separately' in a class filled w/people?Experience a deeper sense of community, be touched/nurtured/embraced, release your steam, & clear your mind --sharing *Interactive* ecstatic WHIMSYUM workout practices from the lands of 'The Arabian Nights Fantasy Tales', in an informal gathering outdoors w/the LA Tantra community, Sci-Fi/Fantasy-lovers, artists, dancers, spacers, & other positive innovative communities! Wear workout or ancient Mideast/fairytale/Sci-Fi comfortable, flexible clothing: - PRE-REGISTER HERE - (https://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Tantra-Community-Calendar/pages/23317578/HOW_TO_REGISTER_for_Magical_Fitness_Monthly_Series/) To attend Pre-register (https://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Tantra-Community-Calendar/pages/23317578/HOW_TO_REGISTER_for_Magical_Fitness_Monthly_Series/)for 4 gatherings in-a-row by 1 week before! 4th Sundays, Description below! *Wordless*, nonsexual exultant physically touching standing/sitting/reclining postures done in pairs, small groups & as 1 circle will fill you w/magic/spice & leave you turned on by life! Option to do either Interactive Kundalini Yoga (touching fingertips, back to back, etc], ~Or~ closer White Tantra Yoga (Hugging postures). Then: White Tantra ecstatic endorphin-filled, dynamically healing breathwork-movement-Touch-sound activities w/us all playing Tibetan Bowls/Medicine Drums: We end w/a choice of restful or active Interactive Closing Meditations. Then Unstructured connecting: (Hydrate, hangout, talk, snack, share hugs & goodbyes; or do closing meditation longer). Circulate positive thoughts& dynamic exercises thru the core of your being, deeply release everything & anything not good for you! Clear, strengthen & open your vital channels (Chakras) to support easily releasing to orgasm in your life: More kinds of orgasms (you can actually have a physical orgasm in your heart area!), & deeper orgasms --more expansive & fulfilling to body mind & spirit. Awaken all your senses, end each gathering with a happier, lighter, experience of life. Step Exultantly into your Hugeness; merge w/the Mysterious, Rapturous infinite that is you & the universe! Find peace. ***Some can look/sound silly** --come w/an open spirit! This is about community, connecting w/human beings: You need to be comfortable sharing exercises w/any gender; moving to a new person at end of each activity. For all fitness levels. Join us for a meaningful magical SO FUN interactive gathering w/warm wonderful loving people, great exchanges of energy, combined w/nurturing physical support, & occasional bursts of glee & laughter! A beautiful open expansive place w/gentle breezes caressing us, in a sweet circle of trees, looking up thru the leaves & into the wide open sky. Hosted by Diana, LA Tantra Community organizer: Diana is the host & sponsor of our free/by-donation Community Gatherings, creator of WHIMSYUM Tantra, AFFIRMassage, new kind of 8-Handed Massage, & more... Diana began creating activities as a teen; years later studying Tantra she found the activities she’d created were Tantra …but more imaginative, magical, celebratory, colorful & fun than traditional Tantra! The gatherings she hosts are an eclectic mix of WHIMSYUM Tantra, traditional Tantra, & other versions of Tantra. Diana continuously creates new uplifting innovative curriculum; regularly creating practices or rituals specifically around each individual who attends: Her gatherings are a unique precious opportunity to explore, evolve, celebrate yourself, each other & the world in new/unexpected ways; & learn/experience practices you can’t find anywhere else. She’s the director of The WHIMSYUM Institute creating these & other imaginative, playful, heart-centered, innovative, sustainable activities, occupations & other resources, & gifting them to the community. (310)[masked] no txt msgs, fine to leave voicemail 24hrs https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/the-whimsyum/info (https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/the-whimsyum/info?soc_src=mail&soc_trk=ma)

Past events (705)

12pmWED HuggingYoga/Breathwork Outdoor WORKOUT, Massage Exchange MIXER +POTLUCK

Meet at Park 12pm; We'll Leave 12:30pm On The Dot For Other Location

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