About Us

Dan & dawn

Dan and dawn have been a lifestyle couple since 2001 and have presented at over 100 events around North America. Not only do they enjoy teaching workshops and classes, they also share via books, specialized events, and fun consent negotiation playing cards!

Their books on polyamory (such as The Polyamory Toolkit) and power exchange (Living M/s) are based on personal experience and have been very well received by those communities. 

They are also the co-hosts of the Erotic Awakening internet radio show, an educational podcast that explores “all things erotic”; co-founders of the Columbus Space, an alternative community center; 2016 MAsT International Member’s Choice Presenter of the Year Award winner; Great Lakes title holders (2010); creators of the Scarlet Sanctuary and Path of the Qadishti (sacred sexuality spaces); featured educators on both Kink Academy and Creative Sexuality; and mentioned in a number of books, articles, and other media.

What We Do

Our Activites

We keep busy with a variety of projects! 

Erotic Awakening Podcast

Erotic Awakening Podcast is an informative and entertaining exploration of all things erotic. From sacred sexuality to fetishes, Power Exchange and polyamory, BDSM to erotic spirituality, non-standard relationships to alternative love styles, as well as simply fun kink.



We write from a personal perspective and create books based on experience. We focus on tools over theory and each keep our own voice. 


Since 2003, we’ve presented 100’s of classes and workshops. We present at an average of 15 events each year and we’ve developed quite a list of presentations!

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News & Stories

EA632 – Fear Play

EA632 – Fear Play

This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn are joined by @kuldrin and talk about fear play! How to get started, bugs in boxes, and aftercare for fifty people! ...

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EA631 – Blood Play with Kuldrin

EA631 – Blood Play with Kuldrin

This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn talk to Kuldrin about blood play!  Plus they talk about the right way to approach a boot black and they talk about how...

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Jealousy vs. Envy

Jealousy vs. Envy

Recently on the Erotic Awakening Podcast (www.eroticawakening.com), Dan and I talked about jealousy vs. envy. For me, I expressed how jealousy has always been a negative emotion...

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