3rd Sugar and Spice Festival (Mar 23 – 27, 2021)!

Posted On: March 23, 2021

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Date(s) - 23/03/2021 - 27/03/2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Sugar and Spice 3rdThe Sugar and Spice Festival allows a discourse to transform conventional thinking that people raised in traditional societies are unable to express themselves with confidence and purpose when it comes to sex – preferences, attitudes, social discretion and judgement. What are the drivers that compel people to make certain choices in life that have a long lasting impact?

Perhaps it is their conservative upbringing or the fact that sex has often been a taboo topic not to be spoken of at home. We aim to impart positive messages and learning around sex, sexuality and sexual wellness. Empowering participants to listen, observe, learn and find sexual wellness by their own free will.

Throughout this festival we will work together with participants to question and refine their mind-set, freeing them from any cultural measures that could have resulted in low sexual self-esteem and a fear of enjoying the pleasures of positive sexual wellness that generates happiness and overall self-positivity. Working closely with participants with care and privacy we aim to help close the gap on their lack of sexual education and positive role models regarding sexual wellness.

The online nature of our Festival allows participants from all over the world to connect and interact with others who may have a similar or comparable upbringing. To ensure that sessions are dynamic, interactive and helpful, speakers and facilitators are all skilful and empathetic experts in their field. The Festival programme includes a range of presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and guided movement.

We have 30 presenters, 12 sessions over 5 days!

Read our press release here!

23 March 2021 (Tuesday)

SG Time UK Time PDT Duration (Hour) Workshop
7:00 PM 11:00 AM 4:00 AM 1 Opening Ceremony
8:30 PM 12:30 PM 5:30 AM 1 Bringing the Oh-Yes back to Burlesque! by Madame Rouge
9:30 PM 1:30 PM 6:30 AM 1 Huddle Time

24 March 2021 (Wednesday)

7:00 PM 11:00 AM 4:00 AM 1 Recharging Sexual Batteries: The TCM Approach by Edmund Pang
8:30 PM 12:30 PM 5:30 AM 1.5 Vaginismus Panel – Moderated by Dr. Rica Cruz
10:00 PM 2:00 PM 7:00 AM 1 Huddle Time

25 March 2021 (Thursday)

7:00 PM 11:00 AM 4:00 AM 1 Are You a Sex Addict? Clear Your Myths! by Dr. Anita Shyaam
8:30 PM 12:30 PM 5:30 AM 1.5 GLBTIQA Panel – Moderated by Joyen
10:00 PM 2:00 PM 7:00 AM 1 Huddle Time

26 March 2021 (Friday)

7:00 PM 11:00 AM 4:00 AM 1 Living the Dream – Fantasy vs Reality, The BDSM Lifestyle by Karen Evers-Foo
8:30 PM 12:30 PM 5:30 AM 1.5 Sexual Aids Sharing by Dr. Martha Tara Lee
10:00 PM 2:00 PM 7:00 AM 1 Huddle Time

27 March 2021 (Saturday)

9:00 AM 1:00 AM 6:00 PM 1 Body as Poetry by Oliver Damian
10:30 AM 2:30 AM 7:30 PM 1.5 Sexuality, Illness and Disability Panel – Moderated by Dr. Rachel Winston
1:30 PM 5:30 AM 10:30 PM 1 The Power of Vulnerability by Dr Simon Neo
3:00 PM 7:00 AM 12:00 AM 1 Sexual Violence Panel – Moderated by Shivli Shrivastava
5:00 PM 9:00 AM 2:00 AM 1 Being Male/ Man – Moderated by Luke Elijah Lim
6:30 PM 10:30 AM 3:30 AM 1 Closing Ceremony
7:30 PM 11:30 AM 4:30 AM 1 Huddle Time

About Dr. Martha Tara Lee

Surrounded by friends who were sexually inhibited and struck by dire lack of positive conversations around sex and sexuality in Singapore, Dr. Martha Tara Lee set out to make a positive difference in embarking on her doctorate in human sexuality before launching Eros Coaching in 2009. Today, she remains dedicated to working with individuals and couples who wish to lead self-actualised and pleasure-filled lives.

She also holds certificates in counselling, coaching and sex therapy, and her fourth degree – a Masters in Counselling in May 2018. In practice for more than 10 years, she is the only certified sexuality educator and certified sexuality educator supervisor by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) in Singapore.

Often cited in the media, Dr. Lee is the appointed Resident Sexologist for PinkLifestyle.com; as well appointed sex expert for Men’s Health Singapore, and Men’s Health Malaysia. She was recognised as one of ‘Top 50 Inspiring Women Under 40′ by Her World in July 2010, and one of ‘Top 100 Inspiring Women’ by CozyCot in March 2011. She has published four books: Love, Sex and Everything In-BetweenOrgasmic YogaFrom Princess to Queen and {Un}Inhibited.

Martha works with individuals and couples in private coaching sessions, and conducts her own workshops. She takes prides in making sure all her workshops are also fun, educational, and sex-positive. This comes easily to her because even though she is extremely dedicated and serious about her work, she fundamentally believes that sex is meant to be fun, wonderful, amazing and sacred. As such, this serious light-heartedness has shone through again and again. For her full profile, click here. Email her here.

         
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