Dan and dawn are educators that have been actively involved in alternative lifestyles; Power Exchange, Polyamory, Sacred Sexuality, etc., since 2001. Over the last 20+ years they have presented at hundreds of events around North America.

Not only do they share via classes and workshops in person and virtually, they are also authors of multiple popular and respected books such as Hearts & Collars, The Polyamory Toolkit, and Living M/s.

They are also the co-hosts of the longest running kink and polyamory podcast on the web, the Erotic Awakening Podcast and creators of the popular Kink Starter Cards.

Over the years they have also produced events like: Power eXchange Summit, Beyond the Love Polyamory Summit, Subs in Service Intensive, and more…

Presentations

Not only do they share via classes and workshops, but they also are authors of multiple popular and respected books, are co-host of the longest running kink and polyamory podcast on the web, and have run a number of events.

Books

Erotic Awakening Podcast

The Erotic Awakening Podcast started in 2009 and is the longest running Kink and Polyamory podcast on the web!

Kinkstarter!

Stuck in a rut? Have a hard time coming up with creative ideas? Or just want to explore some new things in your new or existing relationships?

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Our Latest Post and Shows

  • EA677 – Building New Leather Community after Covid & Naughty Revival

    EA677 – Building New Leather Community after Covid & Naughty Revival

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn interview Stormy from Dallas  about creating a New Leather group in the Dallas area after covid.  Plus, they share about their time in Minneapolis at Naughty Revival. .    Links mentioned on the show: Arlington Leather United    ArlingtonLeatherUnited@gmail.com Stormy’s fetlife profile    https://fetlife.com/users/11513514 Naughty Revival   …

  • EA676 – Self Collared, Meatloaf and Dan Find It Hot

    EA676 – Self Collared, Meatloaf and Dan Find It Hot

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn interview Lord Allen of the Kinky Tavern Podcast about self-collaring and how that works in a Power Exchange dynamic.    Plus, they share a joke from a podcast listener and talk about Dan’s new interest in tentacle sex.    Links mentioned on the show: Kinky Tavern Podcast  …

  • EA675 – Community and Desert Heat

    EA675 – Community and Desert Heat

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn interview Noa, CEO of the Bloom Community, a new platform for alternative peoples.    Plus, they share a response about erotic comic books from a podcast listener and share what it’s like to be in the desert for the winter…..so far, hot!  Links mentioned on the show: Bloom…

  • EA673 – NRE vs. MRE in Polyamory, Leaving a collar and comic books

    EA673 – NRE vs. MRE in Polyamory, Leaving a collar and comic books

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn discuss their thoughts on NRE (New Relationship Energy) vs. MRE (Mature Relationship Energy) in Polyamory.  Plus, a listener brings forth a question about whether a slave can leave a Power Exchange relationship and they share their thoughts on erotic comic books and more tentacles!     Links mentioned…

  • EA674 – Eating the Orange and Scary Movies

    EA674 – Eating the Orange and Scary Movies

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn share a phrase you might have heard them mention before, “Eat the Orange” and what that means in the kink world.   Plus, they share responses to the question they asked on their Discord and social media about scary movies and a patron sends a pic of  pumpkin…

  • EA672 – Negotiating scenes, Compersion, and Body Buffet

    EA672 – Negotiating scenes, Compersion, and Body Buffet

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn discuss things to think about when negotiating a scene.    Plus, a listener brings forth a question about sadness vs. compersion in polyamory and body buffets.     Links mentioned on the show: Kinky Kollege – www.kinkykollege.com Naughty Revival – https://fetlife.com/events/1221659     Discounts on our books, free…

  • EA671 – Exploring Anal Pleasures with Luna from The Submissive Guide

    EA671 – Exploring Anal Pleasures with Luna from The Submissive Guide

      This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn chat with Luna from the Submissive Guide on her new book “Exploring Anal Pleasures”.    Plus, they check out a couple websites of anal toys/plugs.     Links mentioned on the show: The Submissive Guide – https://www.submissiveguide.com/ Square Pegs Toys – https://www.squarepegtoys.com/ Topped Toys  – https://toppedtoys.com/  …

  • EA670 – Helping Your Follower Embrace Their Seat of Power, KC is the best, and Boobs Gone Bad

    EA670 – Helping Your Follower Embrace Their Seat of Power, KC is the best, and Boobs Gone Bad

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn explain how Leaders can help their followers embrace their seat of power, and then share their stories about Kansas City.    Plus, they have a lot of tentacle pics and food on boobs, though one of the listeners of the podcast sent Dan a pic of boobs…

  • EA669 – Fresh Kink and Frustrated Listeners

    EA669 – Fresh Kink and Frustrated Listeners

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn share their experiences and tips and tricks to keep your kink fresh.  PLUS they share some listeners’ frustrations about show titles from the last episode. Were you one of the ones yelling show titles at us? 🙂    Links mentioned on the show: Penny Dreadful – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2628232/…

  • EA668 – Sexy Shows and Non-Sexy Kink

    EA668 – Sexy Shows and Non-Sexy Kink

    This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast, @dananddawn are joined by T-rex and Tracy to chat about sexy TV shows and movies. PLUS they answer a question from an Erotic Awakening listener….Are your Kinks and Fetishes tied to sex and sexual stimulation, or can/do they exist and can be satisfied *without* sex/coitus/stimulation?   Links mentioned on…