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Stella Anna Sonnenbaum


About Stella Anna Sonnenbaum

London-based Sex Educator and Somatic Sexologist, Stella Anna Sonnenbaum MPH CSB CSSE, is the founder and owner of the coaching practice Stella with Love. She is an experienced Somatic and Executive Coach with almost 25 years of experience in the Sectors of Health, Movement, Alternative Body Therapy (Shiatsu and Reiki), Tantra, and Sex and Relationship Coaching. Stella helps individuals and couples address and overcome issues about sexuality, and communicate effectively about pleasure and touch preferences. She teaches and speaks nationally and internationally, and is a regular guest on national and international media, podcasts, and TV programs. Stella is also a touch and boundary expert and facilitates Cuddle Parties. In the past, Stella facilitated Mindfulness classes in women’s shelters for the Iris Trust in London.


  • MPH Technische Universität Berlin, 1996; Public Health
  •  Mindfulness Training and Facilitation, Iris Trust (2009)

Certification & Licensure

  • Laban Bartenieff Institute New York; Certification Movement Analysis; (1998 - 1999) 
  • Birkbeck, University of London; Diploma, Dance, (2003 - 2005) 
  • Certified Sexological Bodyworker (2015) 
  • Cuddle Party; Certified Cuddle Party Facilitator (2016) 
  • Certification Certified Somatic Sex Educator (2017)

Professional Affiliations

  • The Association of Somatic & Integrative Sexologists 
  • Association of Certified Sexological Bodyworkers
  •  Iris Trust 
  • Cuddle Party 
  • Netflix (Sex: Unzipped)