Lisa Speer, Jazz Goldman and Brian Ballard are an open polyamorous triad who are committed to expanding awareness and conversations about ethical non-monogamy and self expression, no matter what relationship style, sexual orientation, gender identity or sexual practices. They are presenters and panelists at events such as, The Art of Open Relationships at the Open Center (NYC) and Self Expression: How to Be Yourself Online and Offline at MOMENTUM conference (Washington, DC).
Lisa is a life coach and works with people to live joyously from the bedroom to the boardroom. She coaches individuals on areas of life that are important to them, particularly sexuality, relationships and career. Lisa partners with her clients to assist them in moving past where they normally stop to create a rich, juicy life. She received her coaches training through Accomplishment Coaching and is a member of the International Coaching Federation. Additionally Lisa is a public speaker and leader of workshops and teleseminars, all designed to expand awareness and the power of choice – from self-expression to designing your life outside the box to open relationships.
Jazz is an actor, singer/songwriter and social justice advocate. She currently works as an assistant to author and sex educator Barbara Carrellas and she’s also a sex educator and sales associate at the feminist adult toystore Babeland. Workshops she leads for Babeland include: Spanking, Oral Sex Tips, and How to Get What You Want In Bed. Recent performances include a lead role in the acclaimed Hidden: A Gender by Kate Bornstein. She is a graduate of The New School where she received her degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in the social sciences and gender studies.
Brian has been actively pursuing a life of honest and ethical non-monogamy for nearly 8 years. He is passionate about opening people up to new choices and possibilities, encouraging and inspiring others to fearlessly invent the life style and relationships of their dreams. Through organizing special events welcoming positive self-expression, play and exploration, he has had the pleasure of watching many people open themselves to new possibilities and new ways of being. He has moderated panels at the MOMENTUM conference (Washington, DC) and Playground conference (Toronto). In addition to his work in sexuality and relationships, Brian is also an professional opera singer and freelance software engineer.