Presenters

Winter Poly Wonderland 2020 Presenters

Libby Sinback headshotLibby Sinback is a coach, sought-after educator, and host of the podcast, Making Polyamory Work. Libby helps individuals, couples, and polycules who want to break out of harmful relationship patterns and rewrite their broken scripts from childhood and culture to embrace nourishing, authentic, boundless love in their life. Libby is trained in Relational Life Therapy and the Gottman Method, and her coaching is laser-focused on getting quickly to the heart of the heart of the heart of what is in the way for her clients, so they can move past what is limiting them and into a more relational way of being. Libby believes love is why we are here and how we heal, and that relationships are at the core of our well-being as humans.

Sumati Sparks headshotSumati Sparks’ first name was given to her by the great living saint, Amma (Mata Amritananda Mayi). Sumati means pure essence. She is an open relationship coach with over 20 years of experience practicing ethical non-monogamy. Sumati has been a personal and spiritual growth junkie her entire life. Her training includes having attended over 40 workshops with the Human Awareness Institute, also known as HAI, is a trained ZEGG Forum Facilitator and part of the Network for a New Culture, has studied Non-Violent Communication (or NVC) with Marshall Rosenberg, has been practicing 12-step work in the areas of relationship and addiction since 1985, is a trained PSYCH-K Facilitator (a process used to remove limiting beliefs), has a Yoga & Meditation teacher certification through the Sivananda school, and has studied sacred sexuality with Evalena Rose, Baba Dez and other prominent teachers.

Indigo Dawn headshotIndigo Dawn (They/Them) is an impact-oriented love activist, whose vision is to create a sustainable society for all its stakeholders (indigodawn.us).  Their scheme to make this happen includes spreading platonic touch as a Cuddlist (cuddlist.com/indigodawn) and creating events, workshops, and communities that change lives.  As the Program Director for Center for New Culture, Indigo spreads skills and mind-sets that support sustainable relationships and communities– including self-awareness, open communication, authentic connection, and healthy boundaries. Their most recent project is co-creating intentional community at Chrysalis in Arlington, VA; Allegheny Crest in Mt. Storm, WV; and within the DC metro region.

Dawson Driver headshotDawson Driver (They/Them) is a fountain of love. Their passion is to create spaces for anyone and everyone to feel seen, heard, and loved. Their dream is to help create a widespread culture that works for all humans; based in authenticity, personal empowerment, radical acceptance and compassion, consent culture, and touch positivity. And they strive for these goals as a key organizer and presenter for Center for New Culture (http://cfnc.us/) while living and spreading those values wherever they go. To realize their larger dream they are pursuing a degree in psychology for counseling and seeking out new learning opportunities in facilitation, personal growth, and intimacy all the time.

Sarah Taub headshotSarah Taub, Ph.D. is a cultural activist whose passion is creating events where people transform. She teaches the skills of peaceful, sustainable community and relationships such as self-awareness, honesty, and clear boundaries, and facilitates group processes of many sorts, including sensuality and intimacy gatherings, consensus decision-making, ZEGG Forum, and conflict resolution sessions. For over a decade, Sarah has been a major organizer of Network for a New Culture’s east coast events (www.cfnc.us) aimed at creating a culture based on awareness, compassion, and freedom rather than on fear and judgment. She is also the financial and programs manager for Abrams Creek Center (www.abramscreekcenter.com), a New Culture retreat center and community in the mountains of West Virginia.