At a glance speed dating
Unlike that man, who manages to break the almost tangible tension in the air with those few words that ultimately lead to conversation, I remain silent.
To my left, on the other side of the curtain, I hear another man and women saying they had read about Tantric speed dating and figured that it was ‘better than online dating’, even if it does push them out of their comfort zone and they don’t quite understand what it is.
Before I attend I’m told the dress code is ‘celebratory casual’. The majority of men look like they work in IT and have come from the office.
The women look more diverse and like they’ve put more thought into it.
Afterwards, the men rotate to the next table, whereas the women remain seated.
At the end of the rotating process, the Speed Flirting cards are collected and evaluated.
SHARK meets PIRANHAThe SHARK resectoscope line has the right instrument for every deployment.
From my safe place behind the curtain, I glance over at two women and a man sitting in awkward silence on a large, low couch — until another fellow speed-dater bounds up and asks them to budge up, breaking the silence — much to everyone’s relief.Tantra Speed Date is the latest offering from Lauren Harkness and Guy Shahar, relationship and tantra experts and founders of The Tantra Institute.Since the first event took place in New York in May, it has spread to San Francisco and Boston — and it’ll be coming to London later this year.I also wear a dress which is floor-length, but only at the back.
At the front its sits knee high, which turns out to be a mistake, as I have to try my best not to flash everyone during the many legs-crossed, on-the-floor exercises that come later.
Together SHARK and PIRANHA reduce surgical times and provide greater safety for the patient.