The Sanctuary of Tantra December Newsletter - The Sanctuary of Ananda
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A Tantric approach to Life Counselling and Relationship Harmony
Established in 2006

The Sanctuary of Tantra December Newsletter


Welcome to our last Newsletter for 2013.

Another year has nearly passed us by and I don't know about you but for me, it seems to have zoomed by in a blink of an eye.  The past 12 months have seen some huge changes both in my personal life, spiritual life and within the Sanctuary.  In the next few months the Sanctuary of Tantra will be merging and amalgamating with the Sanctuary of Ananda, Ananda meaning "bliss, ecstasy of love".  I am so excited for the expansion and unfolding of this incredible project and I have no doubt that 2014 is going to go off with a bang!

The past few months have been a very busy time with the last Couple's Retreat in October and our very first Advanced Couple's Retreat in November.  As always these Retreats are an amazing journey for Couple's to embrace the sacredness of Divine Love and Intimate Connection.  The last Workshop we have in its current phase is the beautiful Sensual Massage Workshop which will be finished on the 7th December. 

Some of the beautiful Couple's that attended the October 2013 Retreat

The Sanctuary will be closed for the Christmas break on the 20th December and re-opening on the 6th January 2014.  Our wonderful Practitioners will be available from the 8th December until the 13th January as I will be away overseas planning Ananda with our Sponsors.

In the meantime, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for being a part of the Tantra journey.  All the incredible and lovely people I have met on this path have overwhelmed me with gratitude, humbleness and a passion to continue to inspire me to keep teaching and sharing what I love.  I feel very blessed to be walking, living and breathing my life purpose and to be of service to the light.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank my beautiful friends and family, my two amazing boys Rafe and Kale who have been a pillar of strength, courage love and support for me.  My puppy Zeus for his continual unconditional love and for making me smile and remember the simple little things in life.  To my incredible Practitioners, Dom, Leah, Vicki, Jackie, Ruth, Paula, Jane, Ivan and Eli who are not only outstanding in professionalism and loyalty but to the dedication and commitment to their own journey to be all that they can be.  To Donna and Lisa our Administration team for all your constant hard work, you are both so loved and valued immensely.  To Sue Bartoll, Michelle and Karen for all the many hundreds of delicious dishes you have prepared lovingly for us at all our past Retreats.  Lastly, a special thank you to my lawyers Paul D'Angelo and Kealeigh, my web builder Claire Botman from Zeta Tech and lastly to Ananda's Sponsors and my Master Teachers for all of your help, support and courage to keep striving onwards and upwards.

I would like to wish you all a safe and joyous Christmas and a wonderful prosperous New Year.  I look forward to seeing you again very soon.

In Tantric Love,

Cathy Wood xox


To Celebrate the Gift of Love this Christmas the Sanctuary is offering 20% discount for ALL of our workshops and retreats for 2014 (only applicable with deposit upon booking).   So take advantage of this great opportunity and share the love of Tantra with yourself, family and friends this Christmas.  Offer expires 1st January 2014. 


AUD $50.00 (approx 10mm in length)

Beautiful pure Jade Green Quan Yin Pendants have arrived from China at the Sanctuary.  Green Jade means "I love life and it flows through me in abundance".  

In China, Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva is represented in female form and is known as Kuan Yin. Probably because of Kuan Yin's great compassion, a quality which is traditionally considered feminine, most of the bodhisattva's statues in China since the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618 - 907) have appeared as female figures. In India, however, the bodhisattva is generally represented as a male figure.

In her hands, Kuan Yin may hold a willow branch, a vase with water or occasionally, a lotus flower.

The willow branch is used to heal people's illnesses or bring fulfillment to their requests.

The water ( the dew of compassion) has the quality of removing suffering, purifying the defilements of our body, speech and mind, and lengthening life.

Quan Yin is often refered to as the Goddess of Mercy.


Follow the Sanctuary on Face Book and Click LIKE on our page to be in the draw to win our exclusive Christmas Tantra Hamper (to the value of $300).  So don't forget to share this with friends and family and start TANTRALIZING your life today.  This competition is only valid for the month of December 2013.


DIPLOMA IN TANTRIC STUDIES  - Practitioner Training for Men and Women

Commencing 12th February (1 day per week for 10 consecutive weeks)

Module 1 is the instruction and theory:

  • a) Techniques on how to Teach a Private Session for Couple's
  • b) Techniques on how to teach a Private Session for Women
  • c) Techniques on how to teach a Private Session for Men

This Module also consists of:

  • - Intermediate Tantric Meditation
  • - Intermediate Chakra Balancing Massage
  • - Intermediate Pranayama Breath Control
  • - Intermediate Chakra knowledge
  • - Genital Massage and Sacred Spot Healing. Please note: Practitioners are strictly taught this on props not on each other.
  • - TANTRIC AN MO MASSAGE/ Tantric Touch and Energy Orgasm
  • - History and Philosophy of Kaula and Mishra Tantra 

INTERVIEW - There is an interview process that is an essential requirement before commencement of this Training Program.

TIME - The hours are 9am to 4pm and includes lunch.

COST - The cost of the Diploma is upon enquiry.  A non-refundable deposit of $1000 is required before the commencement of the Training.  The balance can be paid off halfway through the Training.

DIPLOMA - There is an Internationally Recognized Diploma at the end of the Module 1 training which is recognized by IICT and OAMPS Insurance. 

MANUALS - The Sanctuary will provide all training Manuals and the material remains the copyright property of the Sanctuary of Tantra.

LICENCE AGREEMENT - Before commencement of this Course it is a requirement to sign a License Agreement of the Sanctuary.  This will be explained during the interview process.

NOTES - The Sanctuary does not employ Practitioners.  All Practitioners are contracted by the Sanctuary and clients are sent on a referral basis.

WOMEN'S LEVEL 1 WORKSHOP - The Way of the Heart 11th January and 8th February

COUPLE'S LEVEL 1 WORKSHOP - Intimacy and Connection 22nd February

AUSTRALIAN TANTRA TOUR - The Way of the Heart, Melbourne, Brisbane and Queensland  20th March to the 1st April



SENSUAL AN MO MASSAGE COURSE - 25th April (4 week course)

MEDITATION ON THE PERTH FORESHORE -  Point Walter Reserve Bicton (held each Wednesday fortnight starting 20th November)

Please click on our Workshops and Retreats page for full information.


The Taoists are renowned for a wonderful technique called 'The Art of Screwing' formerly known as the Plateau of Delight.  The plateau of delight is designed for men to continually reach the highest form of spiritual, sexual, and sensual bliss without the emission of ejaculation.  This means that continual waves and peaks of energy can be experienced and circulated around the body in the microcosmic orbit with no loss of sexual energy (ching) cultivating, restoring and rejuvenating body, mind and spirit.

Here are some of the Screwing techniques:

BEAR THRUSTS - here the man makes very deep thrusts as far as his lingam can go into the yoni and holds the lingam for as long as possible between thrusts.

EAGLE THRUSTS - here the man holds his lingam at the entrance of the yoni almost motionless like an eagle swooping its prey, he then makes quick and shallow movements.

MOUSE THRUSTS - here the man uses very quick and shallow thrusts (this one is great to stimulate the woman's G-Spot (sacred spot).

WILD HORSE THRUSTS - here the man uses his hips and pelvis to buck and thrust wildly penetrating as deeply as possible into the yoni, like a wild horse stampeding.

SNAKE THRUSTS - here the man moves his lingam deeply into the yoni but very slowly.

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Semen carries testosterone which is responsible for sperm production, sperm quantity and strong healthy erections.  Semen also contains sperm cells and seminal fluid which are produced in the male testes and then travels into the vesicles where it is stored until orgasm occurs.  The pituitary gland in the centre of the brain known as the 'cave of Brahman' or 'crystal palace' produces the testosterone and is abundant in the clear seminal fluid that flows from the lingam (penis) just before orgasm.  During orgasm the sperm cells enter the prostate gland and then are carried along the urethra during the ejaculation process.

According to Western Science, semen is almost entirely made up of pure protein, phosphorous, calcium and vitamin C.  It even has antibiotic properties.  It is interesting to note that when the testes become overheated though, the sperm production decreases. 

In Tantric practice, sexual energy is often referred to as 'ching' the fire and electricity of life.  Tantric practice for men focuses on exercises and techniques to strengthen and refine ching, to sustain and achieve strong healthy erections and control and to use this life force energy as a healing elixir for the body, mind and spirit.  Retention of constant ejaculation produces the orgasmic effect known as 'the valley' cosmic orgasm or ejaculatory control and cultivates, rejuvenates and restores physical, emotional and spiritual wellness.

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Choir: "SPIRIT OF THE HEART"Come, connect, share and sing with like hearted beings, the joyous wonder, healing and power of your soul's beautiful unique voice.Let the spirit of your heart inspire and encourage you to use your natural voice in full creative expression. Reminding you of your divine essence; love, truth, wisdom, joy and freedom.Say "YES" and come join us eachWednesday night, 7pm- 8.30pm, and let the sound of your beautiful soul join with ours, to be an ever expansive ripple that carries forth the healing vibrations of the Universe to ourselves and others. Being in action. One I. One Heart. One instrument of Love. Call Sandy Goldstone'The Heart's Way'0420 399 287


Reconnective Healing

Reconnective Healing® frequencies entered my life in the most mysterious way in 2006, when one of our family friends in Toronto gave "The Reconnection" book to our family. Right away I felt a very strong pulsation in me, simply from holding the book in my hands. Since then I had my Reconnection done in Sydney, have initiated a project about sharing Reconnective Healing® with seriously ill children in one of Sydney's hospitals, attended level I/II Reconnective Healing® seminar in San Francisco, Level III The Reconnection® seminar in Perth and finally opened my own practice in May 2009.

You can never say for sure, but I am quite certain I would not have been where I am now without these wonderful frequencies. It is hard to explain, but once you get in touch with them, all of a sudden it seems as if some unseen energy draws you exactly to where you need to be and helps you remove all the barriers on the way to bringing your dreams to life and fulfilling your life purpose.

That is exactly why I am so passionate about sharing these frequencies with others - I have seen how they sometimes provide a healing where a person needs it the most(either physical, emotional or spiritual level), but also open up new horizons in terms of where one wants to get in life and ways of getting there.

I offer sessions at my place in Scarborough for both kids and adults. Distance healing also available.

I look forward to hearing from you and sharing these beautiful frequencies with you and your family members.

Phone: 61410827283, (08)93411934 

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