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Women's Pleasure

Women's Pleasure

Group discussions and exercises about body image, self-esteem, boundaries, expressing your needs, identifying your desires and opening yourself up to positive sexual experiences.

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Start Date: within next 3 months

4 Zoom sessions | Every Saturday

Confidential | Small group, 6-8 people

Group Type: Workshop

75-minute online video Zoom conversations

Led by therapist Veena Hari

Early Bird Fee (at 50% off) - INR 2000 for India-based participants | INR 3200 for participants outside India

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Goals of the group

Pleasure is so significant and important for most of us individually but there’s limited avenues to understand ourselves better or discuss and learn from each other. If we dont talk about it, don’t discuss it, we don’t want to go through our entire lives with a feeling that we could have and should have explored more. This group is a space to rewires our thought process, overcome shame if any, identify our desires and safely explore them.

Who is it for?

This group is a women's only group. You can be single, commited, married or somewhere in between. When we believe we simply aren’t good enough, our marriage isn’t good enough, our partner isn’t good enough, we simply give up. We find comfort in that role of passive bystander. It’s comforting because it’s safe. It’s familiar. It’s what we know. This group is an opportunity to break the inertia and explore more.

Glimpse of the regime

Session 1: Relearning Pleasure

• Exploring individual relationship with Pleasure
• What is erotic intelligence and how can we access it?
• Rooting Pleasure in the 5 senses and paying attention to sensations - noticing the body and the way it communicates with us

Session 2: Working with Pain and Shame

• Deeper Roots of Pleasure: Sociocultural Conditioning, Familial and Personal Beliefs/Shoulds : Messages handed down from Grandmothers and Mothers
• Pain and Shame - Moving from judging our bodies to occupying our bodies, identifying and working with dissociation
• Self Worth and Pleasure

Session 3: Tools and Techniques

Exploring Pornography and Erotica : understanding our preferences and finding the resources

Locating the Erotic Charge

Masturbation: Tools and techniques, Safe Practices

How to practise pleasure in daily life

Session 4: Identify your Desires

• What are my fantasies and what does it say about me?
• Expanding understanding of sexuality
• Queer Love
• Exploring Kink - is this for me?

  • Loved the group. I related with everyone so much. We discussed things that I haven't even told my best friends.

    Himani

    (she/her)

  • It was a very positive experience for me. For me understanding and verbalising what I want is half the battle won.

    Anisha

    (she/her)

  • Sex/intimacy had taken a backseat for me amidst caring for kids and a busy job. This group literally helped me reboot.

    Manvi

    (she/her)

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Meet your Facilitator

Veena Hari

Veena Hari is a Mental Health Practitioner with around 10 years of experience across the mental health and development sector. She is the founder of Bhavati Foundation, a not for profit organization working on reproductive mental health in India and host of the Mothering podcast. She describes herself as a passionate feminist and is a mother to a three and a half year old.

FAQs

What are SoulUp Groups?

At SoulUp, you'll meet people who get what you're going through and might be living some of the same realities. People looking for extraordinary conversations, just like you.

✔️ Small group, 6-8 people

✔️ Every meeting led by a world-class facilitator

✔️ Weekly 75-minute online video sessions

What happens in a group session?

While the format can vary as per topic, here’s a flow that most sessions follow

Check In. Participants check-in with each others' feelings and answer the prompt given by the facilitator if any.

Conversation. Your facilitator will guide the group in a free-flowing conversation—with the goal of sharing openly, talking honestly, and deep emotional connection.

Check Out. Participants share what they're taking away from the session.

What am I going to get out of this?

Participants say that they feel heard, understood, more in control, and a feeling that you’ve got people rooting for you. By talking about your emotions and what's going on in your life, you'll realise that you're not alone and get ideas for how to improve your situation.

How long has SoulUp been around?

SoulUp was founded in Feb 2022 by Punita Mittal and Mahak Maheshwari - a team of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay with more than 20 years of combined healthcare experience. SoulUp is redefining mental health through groups that are effective, but also fun, social, and challenging.

What is SoulUp's refund policy on Groups?

1. After you have registered for the group and you'd like to opt out:
- Full refund if you cancel 30 days before the group start date.
- 50% refund if you cancel 16-30 days before the group start date.
- No refund if you cancel 0-15 days before the group start date.

2. If SoulUp cancels a group, we will refund the entire signup fee.

3. If SoulUp reschedules a group by more than 2 weeks, we will inform you and give you an option to opt out and get a full refund.

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