Ashley Manta has become a sought-after authority on mindfully combining sex and cannabis as part of her CannaSexual® brand. As a professional sex and relationship coach, she helps people navigate these topics to make sure they are interacting, loving, and feeling their best in and out of the bedroom. She appeared on the cover of Sexual Health Magazine in January 2019, along with the designation, "America's High Priestess of Pleasure."
She has been nominated for multiple awards in both the adult and cannabis industries including Sexpert of the Year, Influencer of the Year, Sex Educator of the Year, and WEGO Health Awards' Best Kept Secret. Her work has been featured in Forbes, The London Times, Newsweek, and Huffington Post, to name a few (see the entire list on her media page.) She was the lead expert on VICELAND TV's "Stoned Sex" episode of Slutever season one, hosted by Karley Sciortino. She was also profiled in an episode of "High Indulgence" on PlayboyTV.
Ashley has presented at mainstream, adult, and cannabis events like SXSW, New Living Expo, Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit, Sexual Health Expo, and the Cannabis Nurse Network Conference. She was a contributing writer to Leafly.com from 2015-2017, and currently writes for Dope Magazine. In 2018 she taught at a number of retreats, including the Glowing Goddess Getaway, Healing Inside Out Retreat, Intimate Health's Punani Power Yoga Retreat, and is scheduled to speak at the New Living Expo, Glowing Goddess Getaway, and more in 2019 and beyond.
She founded the Elevated Intimacy Academy and co-founded "International Hand Job Day" … yes this is a real holiday that is celebrated around the world on July 21st. Her work continues to be featured at mainstream, adult and cannabis events and retreats around the world.