Facilitators Oregon Tantra Festival 2024

Dawn Beck and Gerard Gatz

Dawn and Gerard are a Conscious Loving couple.  We are Certified Tantra Educators through the Source School of Tantra, Maui.

We offer transformational Tantra based workshops, Pujas, and private coaching for individuals and couples. We provide Tantric and Sacred Sexuality Exploration in the Boulder and Denver Metro area for women, men, and couples.

“We have been loving each other for over 21 years. Incorporating the work (and play) of Conscious and Sacred Loving into our relationship has deepened and strengthened our love…giving us an amazing bond of sweetness and depth.  We are honored to share the essence of this work with others…always creating a safe space for learning and growth”



Of Puerto-Rican parents, born into Spanish Harlem, Fantuzzi quickly discovered the joy of dancing, singing and theatre, using this to fuel his global journey of over 50 years.

A “NewYorican”, Fantuzzi’s AfroCaribbean roots and global adventures showcase his unique presence. Historically, he’s regularly spotted all across the world supporting, collaborating with, and leading musicians in spiritual and musical gatherings, often as MC as well as star performer. (FB.com/fantuzzisightings)

Fantuzzi is a part of conscious festivals around the world including Earthdance, Bali Spirit Fest, Woodford, Project Earth and many more.

His iconic photograph from Woodstock 1969 was used by Newsweek magazine as their front cover to symbolize the essence of the sixties generation.

Fantuzzi CDs:
“Tribal Revival”, “Divine Inspiration”, “Ease & Grace”. A new Latin album is in the pipeline.

The FB page Love At First Bite showcases his autobiography Love At First Bite- Adventures of a 21st Century Troubadour. Support Fantuzzi via www.patreon.com/fantuzzi

Ray Cohen

Ray Cohen is a co-organizer of the Festival, a professional counselor with experience helping people recover from substance abuse, a personal fitness coach and a professional musician. He supports clients in working with issues of intimacy, polyamory, open relationships, and sexual healing, and can work with couples.

Ray has presented for Sex Positive Portland, Polytopia, and Network for New Culture. Ray has been teaching Sacred Pelvic Healing Massage since 2018 with Amara Karuna, who developed this technique. He lives in Portland, OR. He did 2 years of service in Uganda in the Peace Corps.


Kim Keller

Kim Keller is a Certified Tantra Educator and Intimacy Coach, as well as Co-Organizer of Oregon Tantra Festival. Kim lives in Ashland, OR, with her partner, Jimmy Nacey. She specializes in working with women, men and couples looking for more pleasure, joy and intimacy in their sexuality, and utilizing that juicy energy to inspire and enliven their everyday life.

As a on-one-one coach, group facilitator, keynote speaker and workshop presenter, Kim has over 30 years experience as a counselor and coach, and is driven by her strong commitment and passion in the support and service of others as they discover and reclaim their own deep sensual and sexual nature as a critical part of overall health, wellness and vitality.


Gwenn Cody

Gwenn Cody, MSW, CET, CTE has been teaching tantra and sexual enhancement classes for over 20 years. Her education includes professional level training with Margo Anand and Charles Muir, and participation in numerous other tantric, neo-Reichian and sex-positive workshops and trainings. She has presented at Hawaii Tantrafest, NCNF, Sex Positive Portland, and Loving More, as well as 10 years facilitating Sexual Radiance for Women (with Magdalena Zadikov). In addition, Gwenn has been a private practice psychotherapist since 1988 and an early provider of body-oriented psychotherapy, and therapy/support for non-monogamous people and those exploring “alternative” sexualities in her community. She’s certified as a Core Energetics therapist and a Pelvic Heart Integration teacher along with other modalities.


Heidi Light

Heidi Light has been a student and practitioner of the healing arts for over 20 years. Extensive Studies in Tantra, Expressive Arts Therapies and Depth Psychology have always blended with her love of Dance, synthesizing her view of healing into an Expressive and Embodied approach. Her work as a Tantric Intimacy Coach merged with her love of dance when she discovered how Partner Dance was a divine union of her two passions. She studied under movement master Wren LaFeet to become a Cocrea facilitator, and now teaches her unique blend of dance in the PNW. She has a home in Olympia Wa.

Lizzy Juda

Lizzi has been facilitating movement classes, expressive arts groups and community rituals for 25 years. She leads in a relaxed and playful manner which leaves people feeling really good about themselves and their ability to get down and create anytime, anywhere!!
She is a long time practitioner and lover of Ecstatic Body Postures, African Dance, Ecstatic Dance, Contact Improv,Qi Gong, Dances of Universal Peace, Therapeutic and Sensual Massage,Tango and Swing Dance.  She considers herself a mojo sprinkling pixie and is the proud mama of two bad ass young women.

Marcio DaLari

Born and organically raised in the Brazilian Amazon, Márcio was immersed in the vast repertoire of dance manifestations from very early age. He kept expanding his dance vocabulary as he travelled through the corners of his continental country and studied Anthropology at his first University in Belém and later got a second degree as Music Therapist in Curitiba. He has taught workshops in Brazil, Boston, New York and for “Dance New England.org