Robert van Ravens
With a background in dance, theatre, yoga and body-mind-centering, Robert is a registered massage therapist and certified healer. He has followed a shamanic path of plant Medicine for over 30 years, especially his studies with plant teacher Ayahuasca has influenced his work greatly.
In 2006 Robert started his exploration with sensual massage and tantra for men and continued a training on sexological bodywork. The sacred intimacy course gave him the inspiration to create RespiRo-Ritual, playful shamanic workshops designed to explore healing techniques, bodywork, sensual massage, work with personal guides, Totem animals, flowers and herbs.
In 2019 Robert started studying de-armouring, physical and energetic bodywork that helps open up the flow and the connection between mind and body.
Robert offers rituals for the Queer community and fe-male participants, celebrating brother & sisterhood. He travels the world offering rituals and sharing the magic and inspiration that he received during many journeys inner and outer worldly. Influences can be felt and seen from his many travels through India, Nepal, southern Europe and especially Brazil.
In 2021 Robert created Ritualistic Bodywork, the Goddess Rituals. Inspired by his Umbanda studies honoring specific feminine deities/ Orixás, focussing on the healing of the sacred Feminine.