The Bliss Retreat





Inside every woman is a Sexual Goddess

All you need is permission to set Her free.

In this weekend immersion you’ll be guided on a journey of awakening sexual freedom and pleasure.

Tantric and somatic psychology practices work to restore sensation and integrity to your body, and activate your natural feminine power.

You’ll be supported to let go of shame, fear, and guilt so you can BLOOM into a more authentic and empowered sexuality.


Do You Experience…..

  • Frustrating or unfulfilling sexual experiences.

  • Stress and overwhelm in your daily life that makes you feel numb.

  • Lack of sexual desire and/or orgasm.

  • Flagging confidence.

  • Judgement of your body.

  • Disconnect from inner guidance and feminine wisdom.

  • Difficulty maintaining or attracting fulfilling relationships.

  • Desire for a community of women-friends.


Gift Yourself This Time…



Unhook from shame and negative conditioning that blocks you from enjoying an empowered relationship to your sexuality.


Let the magic of nature remind you of your feminine power, and let the sisterhood hold you in sacred circle.


Release “the good girl”, “the achiever” and “the caretaker”, so the wisdom of your Wild Self can come forward.


What If You Had NO LIMITS to your sexual expression?

Rose petals lead you into the temple, as the scent of lavender and chocolate permeate the room. You instantly melt into this luscious place.

Electric anticipation fills the air as you KNOW that what's ahead will be deep and edgy.

Pleasure-full movement, wild abandon, and profound healing in the arms of nature…

It’s a reclaiming of the sexual woman you are born to be….


Unleash Erotic Energy

Re-Discover the Wild Woman Inside....

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Be nurtured by nature and uplifted by our sisterhood as you claim full expression of your sexual nature.

Using yogic and somatic psychology practices incorporating breathwork, sound, movement and sacred ritual, we will….

  • Deepen your embodied experience of clearing wounds, trauma and heartbreak from your body so you have full access to orgasm and love.

  • Practice advanced Tantric skills to increase orgasmic energy in the pelvis.

  • Discover your dormant erotic archetypes and invoke them in sacred ritual. These archetypes are energies locked deep inside your DNA.



The Sacred Art of Lingam Massage
(Cock Worship)

Lingam is the Sanskrit word for penis and loosely translates to "wand of light." In Tantric philosophy, we approach the lingam, or penis, from a place of deep love and respect.

  • Beyond a “hand job”, lingam massage is a practice that honors the masculine, and the interplay that your feminine energy has on his arousal.

  • You’ll learn secret strokes, pressure points, male anatomy, and energy circulation techniques.

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** Optional Bodywork and Holistic Healing Sessions available with Diego Wallraff, LMT.

Diego is a Master Bodyworker of 30 years, and certified in Sexological Bodywork, Tantra, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Shiatsu, Sound Healing, and Breathwork

Sample Schedule

  • Friday Night - Connection ritual, sunset dance session in the forest, and co-created dinner together at The Villa. A special sound healing session will lull you blissfully to sleep.

  • Saturday Morning - Love Your Body pleasure-yoga session (very gentle). Teaching segment : “All About Orgasm”, and orgasmic breathwork session.

  • Saturday Afternoon - “The Freedom Process” - A deep somatic process to release shame, guilt and shyness so you’re free to enjoy bodacious pleasure.

  • Saturday Evening - Embody Your Erotic Archetypes - through movement, adornment, and sacred theatre.

  • Sunday Morning - Love Your Body Pleasure-Yoga (very gentle), Pleasure Practice, and “Pussy Church” self-worship lesson.

  • Sunday Afternoon - Teaching segment (and demo) on Lingam Massage (Cock Worship) - to learn new skills and ancient practices to blow your man’s mind!


The BLISS Retreat is

June 21, 22 & 23, 2019

Friday, June 21: 6:30 - 9:30pm

Sat, June 22: 10:00am - 9:00pm

Sun, June 23: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Location: Tara Sanctuary, Topanga Canyon, CA

Tara Sanctuary is serene temple for the soul. Amid lush acres of old trees, this architectural treasure is nestled a world away,

Luxuriate in the beautiful gardens with fountains, waterfalls, a labyrinth, sacred statues, fruit trees and pools. 

Onsite rooms are available, both private and shared. Drenched with natural light, wood beam ceilings, a wood burning fireplace and relaxed furnishings, the Retreat House is tastefully decorated, a perfect blend of rustic style and gracious comfort.

** A range of onsite lodging options, from budget to luxury, are available in The Villa.

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Topanga Canyon offers the best of all worlds. This secret gem is situated in the Santa Monica National Recreation Area and boasts hiking trails, sprawling meadows, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Topanga Canyon is only 30 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport, 30 minutes to the glamor of Hollywood, and 15 minutes from the beaches of Santa Monica and Venice.

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Investment for BLISS Retreat:

Two payments of $363

One payment of $697

(save $30)


**Includes Two Live Virtual Circles (via Zoom) before and after the weekend.

Session 1: Tues. June 18, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

Session 2: Thurs. June 27, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time


*Tuition does not include food or lodging.

A range of onsite lodging options are available in the gorgeous Villa. From budget to luxe, we’ve got you covered.

After registration, we’ll place you in the perfect spot for your needs.

I Have Questions Before I Decide….


What Past BLISS Participants Say…


“BLISS was a total transformation of my sexuality. I’ve always been shy, and made the mistake of placing my pleasure in the hands of some ideal man. I never knew I could put MY OWN pleasure first, and that it would empower me on every level of my life. This retreat was the best thing I’ve ever done.'“ - J.C., Writer


“After becoming a mom, I thought my sex drive would be gone forever. Not so! All I needed was this sisterhood, and the tools Eva taught in BLISS, and I’ve learned how to get MYSELF turned on. Total game changer.” - Marisa M., Executive Assistant

“At 57, I honestly thought I was done with sex, but a WILD WOMAN was awakened. It’s a whole new story now. I only wish I’d done it sooner. Do you yourself a favor, ladies, and get to BLISS”. - Helen Miranda, MBA, Financial Planner

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“BLISS was profound - I left feeling like some part of myself had been re-claimed, the wild part that allows herself to enjoy sex and love her body. I’m so grateful I made time and space to gift myself this experience. I wish all women would do this healing work! - Denisha, Registered Nurse



About Eva Clay, MSW, LCSW


An acclaimed psychotherapist and sexologist, for over two decades Eva's mission has been to illuminate the ménage-a-trois of soul, sex, and science. Eva's courses are a robust marriage of the profound and the playful, and as a former professor of neuroscience, she bodaciously reminds us that smart is sexy.

She's trained extensively in yogic arts such as sexual Shakti Tantra, and in mind-body therapies such as Somatic Experiencing, Gestalt, Imago Couples Therapy, and Hypnotherapy. She’s has had the honor of working with some of the great teachers of our time - including Esther Perel, Harville Hendrix, David Deida, Dan Seigel, and many others.  When she's not teaching, you'll find her making mayhem on a dance floor.


About Marla Mervis-Hartmann

Marla is creator of Love Your Body Love Yourself, she assists women in finding a “YES!” to the question. “Do you love your Body?”

After years of struggling with her own dysfunctional body-relationship, Marla has transformed her experiences into services to help women discover honor and appreciation for their bodies.

As a professional Marla has been featured at TEDx Salinas.  She is a Women’s Coach, Speaker and Reiki Master.

Alongside being a Reiki Master and Teacher, Marla is a proud mama, and has followed her passion for women’s health including women’s sexual wellness; postpartum care; Restore Your Core educator training; Tantra teacher certification; Yoga teacher training, and massage therapy. This collected body of knowledge shines through in her offerings of Reiki to pregnant and postpartum mothers; teaching Mama Movement classes.