Hi, I’m Lalita Diaz
Like many human beings, I’ve grappled with depression since I was a teenager. That struggle for happiness forced me to search for answers. It’s led me on a journey through psychology, personal development and spiritual practice, and ultimately self love and acceptance.
My wisdom evolves from many years of experimentation. I’ve been a high school teacher and an education activist; I’ve been a CEO and a marketing expert. I’ve been an insecure little girl seeking comfort, a wild adolescent seeking love and a depressed woman seeking relief. Most enduringly, I’ve embodied curiosity and bravery.
I’ve lived in California, Tennessee, Mexico and Bali. I’ve traveled all over the world and into my own heart, mind and body many times over. I love to laugh and play, geek out on philosophy and technology, and indulge my senses in many delights. I’m perhaps, more than anything, a deep lover of friendship and nature.
Lalita is a passionate student of life. She is dedicated to building a bridge between classical and modern Tantra, while incorporating best practices from polyvagal theory, integral theory, and other personal development systems. She is a life coach, dakini and co-founder of Sex Positive Nashville. Over the past ten years, she has dedicated herself to several lineages of Tantra, apprenticed with David Cates and worked closely with mentor, Daniel Schmachtenberger. She has a masters in education from UC Berkeley and a bachelors in communication from UC San Diego. Lalita teaches classes and coaches students world wide.
To embody deep inner intimacy; to live bravely, authentically, and vulnerably
in service to her own self-realization; and, to inspire and guide others. She lives and thrives by continually returning to these five freedom-defining concepts:
Deep, abiding compassion and unconditional love for self and others; conscious relating; and, total acceptance and surrender to the infinite love that FILLS, surrounds and binds us all. Expressing love: freely, humbly and fearlessly.
VALUING knowledge, both modern and ancient, scientific and spiritual, expressed in every conceivable form from writing to theater, dance to ritual, family to technology, sacred to mundane. Embodying a sustained yearning for growth, learning and evolution.
A devotion to joyfully embodying OUR most aligned version of service and purpose to the greater whole of humanity, the universe and beyond. Honing our gifts and becoming omni-considerate of how our actions impact other people, animals and the Earth.
Honoring our connection to the Earth, the cosmos and everything in between. Learning to ride Mother Nature’s cycles and rhythms with ease and grace, while doing the best we can to help her thrive.
Bold, brave magic. The practice of taking risks that push us beyond our growth’s edge. A place where we find EXCITEMENT in discomfort, by inviting in the new and following our intuition at all costs … whether it leads us across the globe or into OUR own hearts.
Lalita Diaz is the real deal, a teacher of depth and presence, who bridges the deeper meanings of Tantra/Vajrayana with Neo-Tantra. She’ll help you to develop a deeper connection with the source of All and yourself to become truly alive and present to potential.
Lalita is someone with whom I feel myself wanting to be stronger. And by stronger I also mean extremely vulnerable. Her presence during times I’ve needed her most — and especially during the birth of my daughter — has truly been a remarkable gift. In hindsight I see her by my side while in labor, never intrusive, but just THERE. Reminding Self to breathe and release. Breathe and Release. For her NOT to stick out during the most intense journey of my life was a God(Dess) send.
My experience of working with Lalita is being totally understood, while simultaneously trusting in her ability to show me a new world that spans sexuality, spirituality and greater consciousness.
My confidence has soared since I attended my sessions. The two-day immersion work was a true gift to myself, and I am so grateful to have experienced this time. Lalita thoroughly prepared for our retreat and really took time to determine the key elements that I needed prior to my arrival. She was open and so welcoming and made me feel comfortable. Lalita was so kind and patient with me throughout my time and guided me every step of the process. She was connected and present to help me through anything that came up along the way. My expectations were by far exceeded. I kept an open, positive mind throughout the whole process which enhanced my experience along with Lalita‘s great listening and understanding and ability to guide and nurture. I would absolutely recommend this for anyone wanting to push past any barriers, blockages, issues, or simply if anyone just wants to further connect and learn about themselves in ways they would not imagine.
Lalita is a powerful and professional life coach. Though the combination of years of experience in the corporate world and the fruits of her own dedicated personal evolution, she is able to offer pragmatic and compassionate counsel. Lalita is down-to-earth and can meet someone “where they’re at” — from offering practical action steps for problem-solving to “whipping out the woo” with various spiritual perspectives. She is fiercely loyal and committed and would be a strong ally for anyone who chooses to work with her.
Lalita has a keen ability to see through the fog that my mind creates in order to stay stuck. She really helps open the door to what’s possible, but more importantly gives sound direction — as well as the inspiration — I need to feel confident taking action and moving courageously toward my intentions and goals. The more I am able to connect with her, the more I value her time, knowledge, and presence. She’s one asset I am finding to be invaluable as I build my business.
If you are feeling scared, vulnerable, unsure, excited, ambitious, exploratory, timid, or stuck, Lalita is there — ready to meet you wherever you are with grace and comfort. She is so incredibly nurturing and patient, indescribably intuitive and in tune with your body and spirit, and beautifully warm and reassuring. Her years of teaching experience come through in her words of wisdom as well as her silent guidance. She guided me through deep meditations of love, flow, confidence, courage, and release, especially right before I gave birth to my baby girl.