Somatica Sessions is a docuseries directed and produced by Nicole Brydson featuring real sex and relationship coaching sessions with Celeste Hirschman and Danielle Harel, co-founders of the Somatica Institute of Sex and Relationship Coaching in the San Francisco Bay Area, and executive produced by Here She Comes. Celeste & Danielle’s mission is to fill the world with love, erotic pleasure, connection, satisfying relationships, and self-aware people who feel free to fully express themselves and can support others in doing the same.
I had the opportunity to interview Hollywood’s premier intimacy coordinator, Amanda Blumenthal, about her burgeoning profession. Since creating her position in 2017, Amanda has worked on numerous shows for HBO and Showtime, and is also working to train the next generation of intimacy coordinators in Hollywood, while organizing them all as members of SAG.
The video and text of a keynote I gave on speaking truth to power at the Women’s March 2019 in San Luis Obispo, California.
Nicole edited and wrote the introduction for Making History Bushwick, a first-of-its-kind document, presenting a contemporaneous snapshot of a vital and growing arts community in the heart of New York City. With more than 400 artworks, essays by noted writers, critics, community activists and members of the thriving Bushwick scene, the book presents an alternative, inclusive, present-tense model for history making. The handsome full-color hardcover volume is the first publication from Arts in Bushwick, a 488 pages with a limited edition of 2000 copies.