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Catherine Toyooka & Catherine Coaches (sm) in the News

Catherine Toyooka is a Human Sexuality Specialist (sm) who offers media consultation on a variety of topics related to human sexuality.

Catherine's quick wit and easy accessibility make her a popular media consultant and she has been quoted in articles appearing in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune,,,,, and more.  

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Top 100 Sex Bloggers of 2011

It's finally here! The Top 100 Sex Blogs of 2011! It's the fourth annual list! ... continue reading

Awkwardette's Ill-Advised Guide to Getting it On: My Five Favorite Sexy Blogs

So, like the rest of you, I am running around like a crazy woman with not nearly enough time on her hands, taking care of stupid crap like buying presents and being filled with holiday cheer. I thought you might like some light reading to cheer you up, and so today I bring you a new list: some of my favorite in sexy blogging ... continue reading

5 Sex Myths You Learned in High School

Once upon a time, I taught sex ed to high schoolers. Not to brag or anything, but I could roll a condom onto a banana in front of a classroom of 15-year-olds and maintain my composure. No big deal ... continue reading

The Frisky Guide to Sex for Couples with Different Body Types

On Tuesday's "Ellen DeGeneres Show," teensy-time actress Hayden Panettiere, who's 5-foot-1, told DeGeneres that fans are always approaching her and asking how she manages to have sex with her boyfriend, ... continue reading

Sex Nerd Sandra: G-Spot TMI

Listen in on Sandra's 2nd live show at NerdMelt with Sex & Relationship coach Catherine Toyooka ... continue reading

Fascinations Fun Love Video Interview

Shanna Katz of Fascinations Fun Love interviews Catherine Toyooka of Catherine Coaches. ... watch the video

Sexcerpts Hump Day Sex Tip #5

Catherine explains: "It's such a shame that we have learned to believe that masturbation is such a bad and dirty thing to do. I'm a huge advocate of masturbation, and much of what I do as a sexuality speaker and coach is give clients permission to really explore and touch themselves." ... continue reading

Interview with Dating and Sex Coach, Catherine Toyooka

How important is flirting within our lives? Can effective flirting be taught? Flirting is incredibly important in our everyday life.  Most people don't realize that flirting is fun and playful and it does not need to lead to anything more. ... continue reading

San Jose Examiner, Sex and Relationships Contributor

Catherine Toyooka is the founder of Catherine Coaches and is a blogger, sexuality speaker, educator, and a dating and sex coach working in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and beyond. To read her San Jose Examiner articles ... visit

Flirting Workshops?

I recently heard about some "Flirting Workshops" happening in Mountain View and I thought I should investigate. Well, it's true. ... continue reading

Sex and risk among people in their 20s

High rates of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections are reported. Over the last few decades, the period between the time when young adults leave their parents' house and when they settle down to start families has grown substantially. In 1970, 21% of 25-year-olds were unmarried; by 2005, the percentage had jumped to 60%. ... continue reading

Puppets, Dildos and Sex Education: An Interview with Catherine Toyooka

Catherine Toyooka-like Carrie Bradshaw, only better-knows sex. In town from Silicon Valley, Toyooka is an off-site sex educator with the Center for Sex and Culture, and a brand ambassador for the famed Good Vibrations adult toy store. ... continue reading