Barbara Carrellas

Barbara is ever-so-grateful she accepted Whittney and Frazier’s invitation to become part of the Camp Crucible family back in 2011. Barbara delights in blurring the lines between sacred and profane, enlightened and perverted, spirit and science, and pleasure and pain. Barbara is the founder of Urban Tantra®, an approach to sacred sexuality that adapts and blends conscious sexuality practices from Tantra to BDSM. She is the author of Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century, Ecstasy is Necessary: A Practical Guide To Sex, Relationships and Oh So Much More, and Luxurious Loving. Her film—Transcendent Bodies: Erotic Awakening Massage for Trans and Gender Non-conforming People—won the 2019 Cinekink Festival Bring It Award and the 2021 SECS Fest Best Sex Positive Award. She was named Best Tantric Sex Seminar Leader in New York City by Time Out/NY Magazine for her Urban Tantra® workshops, and was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Sexual Freedom Awards in London. Barbara is a proud graduate of the Coney Island Sideshow School with a double major in fire eating and snake handling.