Ria is a Sex Educator, Tantra Teacher, and Relationship Coach. She is committed to transformational practices and facilitates the greater connection between people with a focus on body awareness. Ria earned her M.A. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and founded her private coaching practice.
Ria is apprentice faculty at the International School of Temple Arts (ISTA) and began her journey in the deep jungles of Hawaii where she found immediate resonance and a true calling to raise sexual consciousness across the globe. She is born and raised in Japan, to a Japanese Buddhist father and Jewish American mother. She has straddled multiple worlds and dimensions from a young age. Ria is the author of an online comic strip series “Welcome to my Riality,” and currently resides with her beloved Kenny in San Diego.