Bodysex

Posted on the Sep 14, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Taking a bodysex workshop is transformative.  We focus on overcoming negative body image and pleasure anxiety.  Yes, they're done in the nude but it's not sexual.  Betty developed...
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Posted on the Nov 17, 2016 by Carlin Ross
If you have any questions or would like to start the certification process, send an email to admin@dodsonandross.com Mission: Our goal is to certify women to hold their own Bodysex workshops so that...
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Posted on the Nov 16, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Every season Betty and I talk about retiring the workshops so we can spend more time raising money for the foundation and planning an exhibition of Betty's art. Without fail, we come to the same...
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Posted on the Nov 13, 2017 by fabiola
Each circle is different, each one is special and this one was no exception. My skin still bristles when I remember the looks, the bodies, the skins, the deep breaths. For the first time I felt calm...
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Posted on the Nov 09, 2017 by Laurie Joy
I just held my 2nd Bodysex Workshop. There were 4 of us. One was my 91 year old mother, who has wanted to understand “exactly” what it is I’m doing now. She recently invited her 76 year old “man...
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Posted on the Oct 30, 2017 by Stephanie Theobald
Little did I know when I attended Betty Dodson’s masturbation weekend in April 2014 that I would end up: a)Talking about the “vulva ballet” at Brasenose College, Oxford in a 16th century wood paneled...
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Posted on the Oct 25, 2017 by Carlin Ross
Last June we announced Betty's retirement from Bodysex. A few months went by and we started having second thoughts. The groups feed Betty...emotionally...intellectually...sexually. The retreat...
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Posted on the Oct 18, 2017 by Irina
Carlin told me each Bodysex circle is different, and we get to see this especially when we lead. The women are different, we are different, and somehow the right combination of women show up and it...
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Posted on the Oct 02, 2017 by Natasha
The night before last weekend’s Bodysex retreat began, I laid down on the rug in the centre of the circle — inhaling the smells of body oil and beeswax — and felt the familiar sensation of being home...
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Posted on the Sep 12, 2017 by Irina
Seattle Bodysex Workshop had a difficult birth. After three other set dates that didn’t happen, and seven months later, Seattle finally received its first Bodysex Workshop. Like everything else in...
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Posted on the Sep 06, 2017 by Carlin Ross
We are surrounded by so much pain.  From natural disasters (hurricanes and wild fires) to suffering caused by the hand of man (the fires in Oregon and the repeal of DACA).  When I'm...
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Posted on the Sep 01, 2017 by Natasha
“A hospital chaplain says that the dying have a lot to teach us on how to live our lives better while we still can. One of the most frequent yet surprising regrets she’s found, especially from female...
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Posted on the Aug 26, 2017 by Carlin Ross
We're still basking in the glow of the Bodysex retreat.
Betty Dodson 1975
Posted on the Aug 25, 2017 by Carlin Ross
There are several media pieces coming out about the Bodysex Summit and Betty's life work. We didn't plan it but somehow interest in Bodysex, the certification program, Betty's 88th birthday and her...
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Posted on the Aug 06, 2017 by Carlin Ross
I was a complete mess heading into the Bodysex retreat. Chasing an active toddler while taking calls and organizing details was a huge challenge. I barely make it through the day as it is so the...
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