Pussy: A Reclamation (Paperback)
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"Required reading for every woman who longs to step into her power and live with pleasure and purpose." — Kris Carr, New York Times best-selling author
Author, educator, and School of Womanly Arts founder Regena Thomashauer has been working with women for the past 25 years, and what began as just a few women in her living room has since grown into a global movement with thousands of graduates worldwide.
In her New York Times bestseller Pussy: A Reclamation, she reveals what no one taught you about the source of your feminine power and how to use it. This power is the part of a woman that she has been taught to ignore, push down, and despise. Indeed, the word that most viscerally sums it up is "arguably the most powerful pejorative word in the English language."
Like any expletive used effectively, the title of this book is meant to be a wake-up call. It is a reclamation, in a world that desperately requires the feminine. Readers learn the secret ingredient every woman is missing; how to crack the confidence code; why sex appeal is an inside job; what’s ahead on the next frontier of feminism—and how they can help make it happen; and much more.
By turns earthy and erudite, passionately argued and laugh-out-loud funny, Pussy delivers the tools and practices a woman requires to do and be whatever she wants in this life. It’s a call for her to tune in, turn on, and not drop out—but live more richly, fully, and lusciously than she ever thought she could.
About the Author
Regena Thomashauer (Mama Gena) is a revolution: an icon, teacher, best-selling author, mother, and one of a handful of pioneers on the planet researching the nature of pleasure and dedicating her life to the discipline of pleasure and fun. Regena is self-taught in the social, cultural, and economic history of women, including the ancient Goddess religion, which dominated for 30 to 50 centuries of recorded history. She uses her more than 20 years of research and her knowledge of female pleasure to open doors for women by giving them a context in which to maximize their passion, enthusiasm, and creativity. She has been a frequent guest on NBC-TV’s Today show and has appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien six times. She has also been a guest on 20/20 (where one of her segments garnered a 20/20 record of more than one million website hits), The Ricki Lake Show, The Rachael Ray Show, Lifetime Live, and The Other Half, and on broadcasts including NPR’s The Next Big Thing, and has hosted Starz Encore’s Love Stories channel. Her programs have been profiled inThe New York Times, Elle, and New York magazine. Her views on the power of women have been featured in national publications including Glamour, Newsweek, Marie Claire, Allure, Self, InStyle, and The Washington Post. She has been a featured speaker at Wharton, the Young Presidents’ Organization, Hillcrest Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, TedX, and the Global Goddess School in Copenhagen, among others. Website: www.mamagenas.com
“Talk about a tour de force! I am transfixed by the depth, humor, and game-changing wisdom in this book. Regena is one of the most profound and provocative thought leaders in the world today . . . and she will wrestle a woman to the ground if need be to get her to give up her resistance to her own desires and her pleasure. My charge to you—as a doctor who has spent a lifetime assisting women in healing their bodies—is that you have the courage to read Pussy: A Reclamation. But don’t just read it. Let the truth of it sink into your body, right into your bone marrow. Let this book change your life in the way it has changed mine.”
— from the foreword by Christiane Northrup, M.D., New York Times best-selling author of Goddesses Never Age
“For years Regena Thomashauer has devoted herself to women, to awakening their sensuality and their life force. This book is the guide, the provocation, the initiation, the insistence, the call to reconnect with the most vital, holy force in the world, your pussy. It’s time now! Read this and fly.”
— Eve Ensler, Tony Award–winning playwright, performer, and activist; author of The Vagina Monologues and In the Body of the World
“Ladies, you are about to pledge allegiance to your greatest power. Deeply positive and irresistible, Regena Thomashauer’s work is fueling a revolution of pleasure. This book is a total turn-on.”
— Danielle LaPorte, author of The Desire Map
“Every so often there is a fresh, breakthrough voice that births a revolution in how we think, act, and feel. Regena Thomashauer is that voice. This brilliant book is required reading for every woman who longs to step into her power and live with pleasure and purpose.”
— Kris Carr, New York Times best-selling author
“Regena’s work has been revelatory for me. Her research, experience, and guidance are essential for any woman who yearns to embody her full power, strength, and happiness. This is a book that can and will change your life.”
— Marie Forleo, founder of B-School and creator of MarieTV
“Pussy is a must-read for all women. Regena’s words and wisdom give us permission to accept pleasure and awaken the dormant parts of our being. This book clears shame, awakens inspiration, and guides you to trust yourself. I’m deeply moved by this book, and I know it will serve countless women throughout the world. Thank you, Regena, we need you!”
— Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times best-selling author of The Universe Has Your Back and Super Attractor