About us

Sex Academy International offers a range of activities, courses and workshops related to sex and sexuality. All of this is possible thanks to a team of professionals that is extremely passionate about their work.

We are committed to providing quality, professional and fun sex education. Who said sex education has an age limit? Sex is something natural and present in our daily lives. Discover how to enjoy it to the fullest with us! 

P.S.  If you are a professional in the field of sexology and you enjoy teaching, communicating, and wish to create a fun learning environment for topics in sex and sexuality, send us your resume and a cover letter to: laila@sexacademybarcelona.com. Join the Sex Academy Instructor team!

Our Team

Laila Pilgren

Laila Pilgren

Founder and Director

A go getter with a quick mind (what is now called “being an entrepreneur”). She was born Denmark and raised in Fuengirola (Málaga, Spain). With her diverse background, she formed Sex Academy Barcelona with the idea of creating a sex positive learning experience that is both professional and fun. She is the founder of Sex Academy and is in charge of the day-to-day management of Sex Academy. She is extremely innovative and may surprise you with some of her new ideas!

www.lailapilgren.com

Avril Louise Clarke

Avril Louise Clarke

Director of Sex Academy International, Sexologist, and Sex Educator

Born and raised in Miami, Avril has always had an itch for adventure and travel. She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Sexology at the University of Valencia. Since graduation, she has been working with Sex Academy as a Sexologist and Sex Educator, even bringing Sex Academy abroad to the United States for the first time in Summer 2019. She has collaborated in the past with The Standard and Soho House. Her interests include the sexual benefits of cannabis and the practice of Mindfulsex. She is now responsible for the recruitment of educators, organization, marketing and promotion of Sex Academy International events in the USA.

Marla Renee Stewart, MA

Marla Renee Stewart, MA

Sexologist, Speaker, Author, Sex Coach, and Sex Educator

Marla Renee Stewart, MA, is a professional sex, intimacy & relationship coach, sexologist, & sex educator, as well as a public speaker and author. She is a Lecturer at Clayton State University, a Co-Founder of the Sex Down South Conference. She also created the sexuality education company, Velvet Lips, 11 years ago to empower people of all ages to embrace, educate and enjoy their sexuality and their sexual lives. She has been featured on Netflix, Love & HipHop Atlanta, and as a sex expert on Personal Injury Court. She recently co-authored The Ultimate Guide to Seduction & Foreplay with Dr. Jess O’Reilly. 

MsKitty Black

MsKitty Black

Wellness coach, encompassing sexual health and wellness

MsKitty Black pronouns she/they, is a queer, femme, gender non-conforming woman, dominant masochistic, switch kitten, brat. She has learned at, organized and attended dozens of events large and small. She has played, publicly and privately, professionally and just for fun, in many BDSM/Kink/Leather communities for over 20 years throughout the US. MsKitty Black has a BA in organizational management, is a wellness coach and HIV educator with a background in grass-roots community organizing. She is always thrilled to combine her love of BDSM/kink/Leather and education. Demystifying the intricacies of such complex and risk taking behavior while maintaining the sex appeal of it all is an exciting challenge. Coaching and guiding individuals and those in relationship to come into their own power is really satisfying. She is committed to sex-positivity in language and in life.

Angelique Luna

Angelique Luna

Certified Kink Aware Professional, relationship & lifestyle coach, educator, and entertainer.

Angelique Luna is a Certified Kink Aware Professional, relationship & lifestyle coach, educator, and entertainer. She is a big Disney Fan so don’t be surprised if there are a lot of Disney references in her work.

She is a wife & mother to a child sex abuse survivor. Through that journey, she discovered the lack of sex-positive mental health professionals & an abundance of adults who are uncomfortable talking about sex. This lead the way for her to create the “Sex Positive Me” podcast with her husband and co-host, John C Luna. They discuss all aspects and effects of sexual relationships. Their mission is to educate, entertain, empower people to have the best sex life!

John C. Luna

John C. Luna

Educator on alternative relationships and human sexuality, Tantra practitioner

In his original career, John was an entrepreneur, author, professional educator and software developer. After 12+ years in the swinger, fetish and BDSM lifestyles, he has started a new chapter of his life educating others on alternative relationships and human sexuality. He lectures on non-monogamy, bisexuality, safe sexual practices, BDSM and other kink related topics. He is a tantra & Tai Chi practitioner, a graduate of the Atlanta Institute of Tantra & Divine Sexuality and offers Tantra healing services. He coaches those seeking to become more comfortable and confident in their sexual identity, sexual attraction and/or alternative lifestyle.

Victoria Ransburg Wray

Victoria Ransburg Wray

Nonprofit grassroots organizer, Sex writer, Influencer and Orgasm Advocate

Sex writer, orgasm advocate, and community healer; co-author of Sex After Divorce: Been There Done That and had the Orgasms to Prove It. 

As an advocate for victimless, shame-free, unapologetic, body positive erotic expression, Victoria empowers femme and women on a journey of healing and self-exploration. Her work mainly centers femmes of color and her advocacy is inclusive to all bodies, sexual and gender identities. She is an sex toy reviewer who blogs in favor of sexual freedom at PrettyPinkLotusBud.org

Patty Suau

Patty Suau

Artist focused in sensuality and Speaker of self-love and intimacy

TinyFcknPix is a series of miniature erotic artworks by artist Patty Suau, made from a feminine perspective. The sultry works present sex and sensuality with disarming elegance.

Her art is a meditation and joyful celebration of sensuality and pleasure – the true feminine divine. Suau’s drawings are tools to manifest love, desire and the human connection. Her drawings are sensual; in them, pleasure is a shared asset, permission is given to joyfully surrender, erotic desires are contemplated and asked for in a healthy way. She redefines sex as foreplay and penetration only as the final chapter of the love story.

Tova Bielski

Tova Bielski

Sex & Intimacy Coach

Tova is a Sex & Intimacy Coach for highly sensitive women and a Certified Erotic Blueprint Coach. She has been personally trained by internationally recognized, somatic sexologist, Jaiya Ma, the creator of The Erotic Blueprints. She teaches workshops throughout Florida and privately coaches women who want to feel more confident, empowered, and satisfied in their sex lives. It’s her mission to normalize sex by educating and empowering women to uncover who they are and celebrate our differences as erotic beings.

Celina Davis

Celina Davis

Sex Educator

An educator first and foremost, Celina believes in bringing self knowledge to the area of sexual health and well-being. She aims to help people overcome barriers and inhibitions by bringing self awareness and playfulness into intimacy. Celina is passionate about the interplay of human anatomy, the mind and spirit in sexuality and sexual wellness. Her approach turns uncomfortable and taboo topics into informative guidance in support of a healthy and optimal sexual life.

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