Trigger Happy!
(Welcoming & working with triggers)

Are your triggers tripping up your tantric tango? It’s not funny, it’s not sexy, and it’s not satisfying. Actually, it’s very painful, but it’s not impossible to change that! In fact it’s more doable and straightforward than we think, with accurate information about trauma, triggers, and communication, and a few simple skills.

But what’s that got to do with Sacred Union and Spiritual Awakeneing? Much more than we think! In fact the same information and skill set provides the best foundation and most direct path to those too.

Come join us as we roll away the stone and illuminate this mystery…

Welcoming Triggers!?
I hate when I get triggered, let alone when my partner or friends do! I just want to get rid of that!

Well you’re not alone, triggered states are gnarly awful places to be. We get scared, suspicious, project on others, judge ourselves ~ and we feel like we have to bolt, attack something, or just freeze up like a deer in the headlights! 😀 It’s generally pretty miserable, and it can affect our health & well being, muck up our most important relationships, and derail our success in life & work. Yuk, no fun at all…

But “The Treasure is in the Triggers”
What did you just say? That’s right, if we want to be free of our triggers, we need to relax the impulse to get past them so fast, slow things down, and get really curious about them. Learn to deepen our capacity to hold space for ourselves and others. And that’s a skill we can learn. But there’s more to it ~ just HOW do we do that? When we’re triggered, we’re in a reaction, how can we get back on top and in the flow? And how can we create the kind of relationships where we have allies in this work?

Our triggers show us where our wounds and conditioning are, I’m talking trauma, and punishment-reward reactions. It’s like we have a mine field, and other people, places, and things step on them and set them off. The things that trigger us may be good or bad, but the triggers are always inside of us, not about what triggered us. It’s vulnerable work, but we create a super safe & supportive space, and it goes quicker than we would think, and can be more fun and fulfilling, when we have the right understandings and approach.

In this workshop we will explore:

☸ A detailed insightful understanding of Triggers and Trauma.
☸ Our own territory of land mines.
☸ What triggers us, and how do we react when it does?
☸ Exactly how to deepen our capacity to hold space for ourselves & others.
☸ What does this have to do with Tantra & Spiritual Awakening?
☸ How to know what, how, and when to be more vulnerable with others.
☸ How to negotiate and cultivate relationships we can do more healing in.
☸ Skillful ways to dissolve the triggers and get the treasure!

Join us for this deep and lightly held inner work which is a crucial foundation for stable Heart Awakening.
Highly recommended for Self-Sourcing attendees.
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Passionate Awakenings Updates: Here's the News

I'm hard at work creating the next wave of trainings & services to support you better than ever - getting ready to emerge from my teaching sabbatical. Look for new offerings in the coming months.
Baby Jason was born 1/3/19! He's thriving and growing by leaps and bounds, what an amazing being! We are very blessed...


I'm still available for session work as always, in person or over Zoom video conference.
I've been doing this for 30 years, and I'm confident you'll be very happy with the rapid deep results I help folks achieve. You'll get the most out of working within a package of sessions, but you can always sample one...


Online Courses are coming! Starting with Empowered Communication and Trigger Happy, these evening workshops will now be multi-session hybrid courses with live and virtual attendees.

EMBRACING THE BELOVED Awakened Relationship Training

I'm super excited to announce that the Core Training is developing into EMBRACING THE BELOVED: a 6 month program with intensive residential weekends, online group & private sessions, membership site, and ongoing community support. I've known for some time that this work needs a deeper container and ongoing learning community to be all it can be, and here it is. We'll have the time to sip the lessons, integrate, and grow together in the group. It will include the content from Self-Sourcing, Erotic Devotion, and Awakening the Constant Heart, expanded and enhanced as a Rigorous Multidimensional Mystery School. Everything you need to master COMMUNICATION, TRIGGERS, and the science of Creating Fulfilling Stable RELATIONSHIPS THAT WORK & UPLIFT. Install a durable foundation for Spiritual Awakening, and re-thread all your relationships to that octave...


KEYS TO FREEDOM, formerly Level 4 of the Core Training, is being reinvented as a 3 month Advanced Training in Empowerment, Manifestation, and Thriving in Abundance. If Relationship is the can opener that ignites the fires of Awakening and opens our hearts, POWER is the goal posts. It's what there is to do with an open heart, and mastering our Personal Power is the only way to stabilize our Heart Awakening and keep it from frequently crumbling. Prosperity, Power Relations, Intentional Creation, & Fully Embodied Awakening...
The EHA (Erotic Healing Arts) Practitioner Certification is alive & well, and will be offered again in 2020. This extended mentorship will take you deep into the Jedi level skills in releasing trauma into ecstatic pleasure & intimacy - for you and your beloved(s), Tantra buddies, & clients.

Join us and make 2019 your BREAKTHROUGH AWAKENING year!

Praise for David Imiri
“Wow! No words. Heart wide, smile bright, energy flowing in deeeeeep appreciation. Receiving and savoring. Grateful. So much appreciation for all the heart, body and spirit wisdom that you bring in each precious unfolding moment.
Thank you David. Your essence brings so much medicine.”
~ Lorina Manzanita, Somatic Relationship Coach and Workshop Leader, CA

“Oh my god you are amazing. Every time we meet with you, we seem to evolve in our relationship. Your expertise and kindness are priceless. I am in awe about how perceptive you continue to be. It’s pretty incredible. Thank you for your help, you are delightful. Eternally grateful. ♡”
~ Jennie

“I am amazed at how effective David’s methods are. By gently guiding me through difficult emotions and situations, he helped me achieve a powerful, trusting, and meaningful relationship with my partner as well as with myself. We are super happy with the work David has done with us, both individually and as a couple. I did not know it was even possible to have such a conscious, loving relationship but here we are – and David helped us get there! David, I cannot thank you enough!”
~ Aron S, Avian Zoologist

“Be ready to dive deep. The opportunity is there and David provides a safe supportive space.”
~ Anne Marie, Santa Rosa

David Imiri: David's work is about awakening and stabilizing authentic Heart presence, with a focus on sacred intimacy. David has recently returned to school to pursue his doctorate in psychology. He brings deep and well-honed abilities of holding space, insight & articulation, intuition, gentle challenge, and nurturing care. Having practiced individual and relationship counseling, bodywork, and leading groups for 30 years, David has received initiation in several spiritual traditions and been mentored by a number of eclectic trailblazers. Devotional by nature, his special pleasure is in mentoring clients and beloved friends into greater love, authenticity, self-empowerment, and expansive possibility. David aims to do all things in a relaxed spirit of skillful, creative play and adventure.

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