Amy Jo’s bio: Hailing from Military Dad and Recovering-Catholic-Proudly-Sandra-Dee-Mom, Amy Jo Goddard had no other choice but to become a sex educator just to sail the shaky waters of human experience and help her family survive. Actually they don’t really take sex advice from her. But thousands of others have—Amy Jo is author of Woman on Fire: Nine Elements to Wake up Your Erotic Energy, Personal Power and Sexual Intelligence and co-author ofthe best-selling classic Lesbian Sex Secrets for Men, now in second edition. She earned her Master’s degree in Human Sexuality Education at New York University and has been teaching and speaking about feminism and sexuality for over two decades, including her TEDx talk “Owning Your Sexual Power.” She facilitates sexual empowerment programs and trains sexual empowerment coaches and educators. Her Fire Woman Retreat is her annual sexual empowerment event for women and queer folks who are on the path. She also works with companies to create workplace cultures that honor consent, equality, stellar communication and collaborative leadership. Her forthcoming film At Your Cervix, examines patient consent and bodily autonomy in gynecology and medical education, aiming to end unethical practices that harm both patients and medical students.
The Fire Woman Retreat is a unique three-day event that provides a space to explore, heal and expand sexuality. Join us to witness, play and revel in our sexual natures, as women and non-binary folks break through the things that hold us back from our true desires and being who we really are as sexual […]
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