ABOUT

 

 

Meet Sarah Byrden.

 

 

 

About Sarah

Sarah Byrden is the founder and creator of THE BODY OF SEX. Known for her domain-changing work and approach in sex education among college-aged students and adults, her passion, nuanced approach and depth as a facilitator have been forged by her 20 years as an experiential educator with organizations domestically and abroad. She is sought by institutions and students alike for her ability to deliver and design powerful curriculum, create cultures of profound impact and transformation, and bridge the sex-education conversation for parents, students, teachers, and administrators alike. Sarah is a two-time TEDx speaker.

Professional Resume

  • THE BODY OF SEX
    • Workshops and Lectures at:
      • Middlebury College
      • University of Florida
      • Colorado College
      • Hampshire College
      • Harvard University
      • Wesleyan University
      • William and Woods
      • University of Richmond
      • Amherst College
      • The Gap Year Association Conference
    • Curriculum Consultation for:
      • Pacific Discoveries
      • Where There Be Dragons
    • WHERE THERE BE DRAGONS: Cross-Cultural education and immersion
      • South East Asia Program Director
      • Indonesia Course Director
      • Field Instructor – India and Indonesia
      • Professional Development Education
        • Global Educator Benchmark Group
        • The Rocky Mountain Seminar
        • Carleton College
        • Outward Bound
      • THE ODYSSEY INSTITUTE OF INDONESIA: Environmental Education
        • Program design and Field Instruction
      • REFRESH CROSS CULTURAL COMMUNICATION
        • Consultant and Contract Educator
      • MOVING AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT (MESA)
        • Trauma-informed Yoga teacher
      • SECOND NATURE WILDERNESS THERAPY PROGRAM
        • Senior Field Instructor, Mentor and Staff Trainer
      • MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERS – Boulder
        • MogaDao Qigong Teacher

Certifications and Trainings

  • BA, Anthropology: The University of Colorado
  • Lead Interviewer of Female Assault Survivors
    • The University of Colorado Prosecution Project, “The Impact of Victim-Focused Outreach on Criminal Legal System Outcomes Following Police-Reported Intimate Partner Abuse” with Dr. Joanne Belknap
  • Certified MogaDao Depth Sexuality, Qigong and Yoga teacher
    • The MogaDao Institute, Santa Fe NM
  • Certified Watsu, Massage and Craniosacral Therapist
    • The School of Shiatsu and Massage
  • Archetypal and Cross-Cultural Psychology
    • With Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes and her School of Archetypal and Cross-Cultural Studies
    • Over 100 hours of coursework and study
  • Certified Teacher of the Gateless Writing Method
    • The Gateless Certification Program
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