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February 24, 2024

Wilzig Erotic Art Museum; Miami Beach, FL 

Sex On the Beach, the one-day conference that's popping up in Miami! Are you a sexually liberated individual looking for a safe haven to learn and socialize with like-minded people? Then you should join us. At Sex On the Beach, we believe that sex positivity and education are the keys to a fulfilling and healthy life. That's why we're are doing a pop up in Miami and curating a lineup of talks and workshops designed to educate and empower attendees on a variety of topics.  After a day full of workshops and catered lunch, we will have a live performance by Miami's hottest burlesque troupe, poetry, and a DJ spinning all your favorite songs.  


So come join us on the sunny shores of Miami for a day of education, socializing, and fun at Sex On the Beach. 



Richer Relationships From the Boardroom to the Bedroom w/ Dr. Jess O'Reilly

From clinical sexology to organizational psychology, this interactive session explores what the literature says (and doesn’t say!) about sex and relationships. We’ll explore the role of identity and personal experience as well as science-backed strategies for richer relationships — from the boardroom to the bedroom. 


Need CE's? More information is located below.

Discovering your Erotic Language: Awakening the Senses w/ Paola Rodriguez
In this Mind-Body Sex Therapy Workshop, you will embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery. This immersive experience is designed to cultivate a deeper connection between the physical and emotional aspects of sexuality, fostering holistic well-being. Paola will take you on a journey of exploration through thought provoking discussions, experiential exercises, and mindfulness practices. Participants will explore the intricate interplay of mind
and body in the realm of sexual wellness. Paola’s workshop embraces a sex-positive and inclusive approach, providing a safe space for individuals or couples to explore desires, enhance communication, and learn how to awaken the senses through sensation play. Emphasizing consent, communication, and self-awareness, this workshop empowers participants to navigate their unique sexual journeys with confidence, promoting a harmonious balance between the mind and body for a fulfilling and enriching intimate life. This is an opportunity to create your erotic language and discover ways to awaken novelty and adventure.

Trance and Transform: Using Hypnotherapy for Sexual Healing w/ Natalie Hatjes

This is a workshop that delves into the profound intersection of hypnotherapy and sexual well-being. This session explores the ways in which hypnotic techniques can be harnessed to facilitate healing and transformation in the realm of sexuality. Participants will discover how the power of suggestion, guided imagery, and deep relaxation can be applied to address issues such as overcoming past traumas, enhancing intimacy, and cultivating a positive mindset towards one's own sexuality. The workshop aims to empower individuals to tap into their subconscious minds, unlocking the potential for healing and personal growth in the context of sexual health. Through a combination of theory, practical exercises, and insightful discussions, attendees will gain valuable insights into the transformative possibilities that hypnotherapy offers for a fulfilling and healthy sexual life.


LO: By the end of the presentation, guests will be able to Identify Hypnotherapy's Role in Sexual Trauma Recovery


1 Credit Hour

Kink for Healing w/ Dr. Sara Sohn

This workshop seeks to illuminate the intersection of pelvic floor dysfunction and pleasure-centric sexual experiences. Targeted at sex educators, counselors, and therapists, participants will delve into the physiological underpinnings of conditions such as dyspareunia, incontinence, and other prevalent pelvic floor challenges. Attendees will gain actionable insights beneficial both for their professional practices and their clientele. Moreover, the workshop aims to expand pleasure-based educational approaches, evolving beyond traditional interventions like dilators for vaginismus and advancing beyond mere abstention strategies for penile pelvic pain disorders and how kink can be used for healing.


LO: By the workshop's conclusion, participants will be able to distinguish at least three fundamental causes and associated interventions for prevalent pelvic floor dysfunctions.


1 Credit Hour

Exploring the Unconscious: Psychedelics Role in Pleasure and Healing Sexuality w/ Renee Burwell

This workshop delves into the history of psychedelics helping individuals access pleasure. We will discuss various types of psychedelic medicines and how the exploration of the unconscious can provide access points to healing and exploring sexuality on deeper levels. We will also discuss what consent looks like in altered states, and best practices for practitioners and those seeking to explore altered states of consciousness.


LO: At the end of this workshop participants will be able to list three critical elements to ensure safety while in altered states of consciousness.

CKA: A, H, or O

1 Credit Hour

Body as Compass: Navigating the Landscape of Sexual Identity via Embodiment w/ Susan Zenith Garcia

As we set out to traverse the terrain of sexual identity, the body provides the messages AND the resources to support the conscious exploration of our authentic sexual self. During this workshop you will learn about the 5 phases of the Somatic Model for Sexual Identity Development (SMSID) which will provide an embodiment road map for your sexual exploration journey. You will be supported in navigating the dimensions of sexual identity (gender, preference, relationship dynamics and desire), by engaging in body-mind movement exercises, creating your own sexual identity landscape and discussion.


LO: By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to name the 5 phases of the SMSID and apply it to their own personal exploration of their sexual identity.


1 Credit Hour

Touch Me, Tease Me: Commanding all 5 Senses for Pleasure w/ CJ Edwards

Listen, taste, feel, see and touch your way to pleasure. Take yourself on a pleasure mapping journey igniting every sense as you explore. Come learn how to heighten self or couple play to bliss through this interactive workshop. Be prepared to strip, moan, tease and taste with 3sum LLC.





Here She Comes tells the story of Emma and Rene, two sex and relationship coaches who lead America into the next sexual revolution, and the army of terrified spouses, religious fundamentalists, and misogynist loners who try to stop them.  Join us for an Exclusive screening at 7:00PM.  





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10:00a | Door Open / Registration 

10:15a-10:25a | Welcome w/ Marla & Tia 


ROOM1: Exploring the Unconscious 

ROOM 2: Body as Compass 

11:45a-12p | Vendor Break


ROOM 1: Kink for Healing

ROOM 2: Touch Me, Tease Me

1:15p-1:30p | Break

1:30p - 2:30p | Lunch Break (On Your Own)

2:45p - 4p

ROOM 1: Discovering Your Erotic Language

ROOM 2: Trance & Transform 

4p - 4:15p | Break

4:15pm - 5pm | Keynote: Richer Relationships w/ Dr. Jess O'Reilly

5p - 7p | Dinner Break (On Your Own)

7p - 8p | Screening: Here She Comes

8p - 9:30p | Beach Bang Performances & Dance Party 

AASECT Continuing Education Credits

Velvet Lips Sex Ed will provide AASECT Continuing Education Credits for the Sex Down South Conference.


The price is $20 per CE credit hour. 


The asterisk(*) next to a workshop means that it qualifies for AASECT CE credit(s). You will be required to sign in and out, fill out the evaluation, and pay, and then you will receive your CE certificate after the conference. The programs with the asterisk meet the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and are approved for CE credits.

These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.

Some of the workshops may have or require touching and/or nudity. Please make sure that you read the description before entering into the class.


Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information please contact

Grievance Procedures
When it comes to grievances, Velvet Lips and the staff herein, take your matters seriously. If you have a grievance, we ask you to follow these steps to ensure that the matter can be resolved:

  1. Please contact Marla Renee Stewart ( or 401-365-4448) or Bianca Laureano ( to try to informally resolve the grievance. This issue can be in regards to the delivery of the training, the evaluation method, or a technological issue.

  2. If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the informal route, please put your grievance in writing and send it to Marla Renee Stewart and Bianca Laureano.

  3. Within 14 days of the grievance, Marla will hire an outside event consultant, Tia Mosley (, to find the fair methods of resolving the conflict. This mediation can be done with all parties involved and if legal representation is also needed, it is welcome. 

  4. If there is an impasse, and the solutions are not adequate, you will then be directed to put your grievance in writing and contact AASECT personnel at or the state in which the training took place.

  5. The AASECT CE Providers Marla Renee Stewart and Bianca Laureano will abide by any of the decisions regarding the resolution of the grievance.


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