Bloom Community

Authentic Relating Games

Nov 23rd
2:30 AM - 6 AM
  • Hosted by TantraSD
  • San Diego, CA -
  • 18 people on the list-

ARG is a masterfully facilitated experience that give players a hands-on taste of of both the joy and skills of interpersonal connection.

Authentic Relating Games

Join us for an evening of connection and authenticity at the Authentic Relating Games event! This in-person gathering is designed to foster meaningful connections and deep conversations.

Get ready to dive into a series of interactive games and exercises that will challenge you to explore vulnerability, empathy, and genuine human connection. Whether you're a newcomer or a seasoned participant, this event offers a safe and inclusive space for everyone.

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, October 25, 2023, at 6:30 (Pacific Daylight Time) and come prepared to engage in thought-provoking conversations, active listening, and sharing your own experiences.

Don't miss this opportunity to meet new people, expand your social circle, and deepen your understanding of yourself and others. Join us for an unforgettable evening of Authentic Relating Games!


Authenticity is acting and speaking in alignment with our inner feelings, desires, and needs. Authentic Relating (AR) is the practice of bringing our truth into connection with others’, so that we can weave a more rich and truthful human experience.

The Authentic Relating Games are an easy and fun way to introduce AR into daily life. They can help us experience deeper connections, boost empathy, see the world through others’ eyes, and understand ourselves better so that we can enjoy life more.

By the end of a game, you may feel like you’ve known your partner(s) for a long time. Many people express that they feel lonely or anxiety when entering a room full of strangers and leaving feeling like lifelong friends. Every game is a unique experience, whether you are playing it for the first time or the hundredth, because there is something new to learn about others and ourselves every time we enter into a new connection.

From simple curiosity games, to awareness-building and group activities which can take individuals safely out of their comfort zone, Authentic Relating games have the ability to profoundly and positively impact how we interact and live.


What you will experience:

  • Fun!
  • Connection!
  • Camaraderie!
  • Community!


  • Doors Open: 6:30 pm
  • Game starts 7:00 pm (no one admitted after event begins)
  • Event ends: 10:00 pm

Energy Exchange:

  • Early Bird - $23 (Limited Quantity Available)
  • Regular - $33
  • Day of - $44

Click on the Eventbrite link below to purchase your ticket and get the location details: Please note: Tickets will NOT be offered at the door. Exact address will be provided with your ticket purchase.


  • The Kundalini Kastle Old Town San Diego, CA. 92110
  • (Exact address provided with ticket purchase.)
  • NOTE: We do not sell tickets at the door.


~ Shiva J is a Somatic Bodyworker, Tantra Teacher, Kundalini Yoga Instructor, Certified Life Coach, Licensed Clinical Hypnotherapist, and Master NLP Practitioner who has been in the world of transformational work since 2003.

With a 20+ year career in the fitness world under his belt he suddenly found himself with a severe back injury that prevented him from continuing on that path. Around the same time he found himself facing divorce, bankruptcy and homelessness. Determined to rise from these pitfalls he began to study holistic wellness, and Tantra to help heal his body, mind and spirit. Having prevailed over a rather bleak and almost hopeless dark night of the soul he experienced a spiritual awakening and discovered his true calling as a healer, and community builder.

With his unique perspective of the mind, body, spirit connection he has helped thousands of clients transform their lives. He combines all of these unique tools along with his gift of insight to help his clients overcome any physical or mental challenge they may be currently experiencing in their lives.

When not at work doing what he loves, Shiva J can be found at a local internet cafe sipping a dirty chai latte, attending ecstatic dancing, a drum circle, or out hiking or biking local trails and if you can't find him at all, he has probably taken a sabbatical and gone hiking or camping someplace more exotic!

Shiva J is available for private sessions, workshops and retreats.

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