PODCAST - Finding the Animal Body through Horse Archery and Sensuality ft. Ildiko Csamay
Join us for a brand new episode of the Red Beard Embodiment Podcast!
Ildiko, is an austro-hungarian writer, podcaster, and tarot-reader and has a master's degree in social and cultural anthropology. The interview brings to light her lifelong passion for horses and her profound interest in embodiment, sensuality and ecstatic experiences.
Embodiment and Horse wisdom:
Ildiko unveils the beginnings of her extraordinary journey towards embodiment, which traces back to her earliest childhood when she discovered her deep love for horses. With a sense of reverence, she describes an intense connection to these magnificent creatures and their untamed essence. Her desire to embody the qualities of freedom, gentleness, and wisdom exhibited by horses became a driving force in her life. For Ildiko, embodiment extends beyond mere healing or therapy; it is a profound means of tapping into something greater than herself, enabling her to feel fully alive and connected to the natural world.
She shares heartfelt anecdotes of her childhood spent at a horse stable in Hungary. However, Ildiko's path diverged from traditional equestrian sports and horsemanship methods due to their coercive and abusive nature towards horses. Driven by her commitment to respect and empathy, she sought alternative paths that revolved around trust-based approaches.
As the conversation unfolds, Ildiko sheds light on the extraordinary sensitivity exhibited by horses, emphasizing their innate ability to perceive human energy and respond to a state of inner stillness. Drawing from her own experiences, she shares moments of quiet contemplation in the presence of horses, where their natural curiosity leads them to approach her, establishing a profound non-verbal connection.
Unveiling "Sex and Calamity":
Within the episode, Ildiko and Alex also touch upon Ildiko’s podcast, "Sex and Calamity" that she co-hosts with Charlie Compuesto.
This bold, provocative podcast delves into the depths of eroticism, examining its profound connection to living a vibrant, sensuous life. Challenging pornographic notions of sex, the podcast aims to uncover the ecstatic dimensions of sensuality and sexuality that extend beyond societal limitations and expectations.
Unlocking Ecstatic Dimensions through Tantra and BDSM:
To embark on a deeper exploration of the ecstatic dimensions of sex, the podcast delves into alternative approaches such as Tantra and BDSM, which offer transformative frameworks for understanding and experiencing sexuality beyond the confines of conventional, vanilla sex.
From the BDSM community, Ildiko and Alex explore concepts such as power dynamics, consent, negotiation, and the intentional exploration of dominance and submission. They emphasize the importance of establishing clear boundaries and practicing ongoing communication and consent in all interactions. By embracing these themes, individuals within the BDSM community can create a safe and consensual space for exploration, growth, and mutual pleasure. The psychological aspects of BDSM, including role-play dynamics and the exchange of power, provide opportunities for deep introspection, healing, and personal transformation.
Turning their focus to Tantra, the interview touches concepts such as energy cultivation, deep presence, conscious touch, breathwork, and the integration of mind, body, and spirit in sexual experiences. Tantra emphasizes the sacredness of connection, intimacy, and spiritual expansion through conscious and mindful engagement with sexuality. By embracing the principles of Tantra, individuals can explore the depths of pleasure, intimacy, and ecstatic states, allowing for profound connection with oneself and others.
Ildiko highlights the importance of open-mindedness and exploration, encouraging listeners to move beyond societal limitations and expectations surrounding sex. By embracing these alternative paths, individuals can tap into their innate capacity for pleasure, ecstasy, connection, and personal growth
In summary, the podcast episode takes listeners on a captivating journey of embodiment, horses, and sensuality. Through Ildiko's experiences and insights, the conversation sheds light on alternative approaches to horsemanship rooted in trust and empathy. Additionally, the interview explores the profound connection between sensuality and ecstatic experiences, delving into Tantra and BDSM as transformative frameworks for understanding and exploring sexuality.
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