Celeste Hirschman - 1440 Multiversity

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Celeste Hirschman, MA

Sex and relationship coach, cofounder of Somatica Institute

Celeste Hirschman is a sex and relationship coach and lead instructor at the Somatica Institute. The institute’s goal is to fill the world with love, erotic pleasure, connection, and self-aware people who fully express themselves and can support others in doing the same.

With Danielle Harel, she is cocreator of the Somatica® Method and cofounder of the Somatica Institute. Celeste also sees clients in her private practice in San Francisco and is coauthor of two books: Making Love Real and Cockfidence.

Celeste received her master’s degree in human sexuality studies from San Francisco State University (SFSU) and her bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). Celeste taught as a lecturer at SFSU in the Human Sexuality Studies department. She was also a research assistant and project manager at SFSU’s Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality, where she published numerous articles on adolescent sexuality development. Celeste was an assistant professor at the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, where she taught the Sexological Bodywork Training and Certification Program.

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Radiant Intimacy

May 24 - 27, 2019

Friday - Monday, 3 nights

We all long for love. We long to be intimately connected to ourselves and others. For some, a partnership or marriage is the natural outcome of this longing. Others find alternative styles of intimacy more fulfilling. For most of us, love and sexuality can be complex and confusing. We live in a dynamic time of...