Oct
27
Sat
BDSM Mythconceptions
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
BDSM Mythconceptions

We all know the dangers of kink and have heard a variety of BDSM horror stories, such as the dangers of flogging over the kidneys and or the risks of impact on bruises. But are they really true? Join me, a public health practitioner, to explore whether or not the risks we take as fact are really true and how we can address the things that really are risky. We’ll also go over some overlooked safety things – like how you really use those disinfectant wipes you find in the dungeon.

Class Type: Lecture/Discussion
Participation: Solo

Rox in the Box
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Rox in the Box

There are so many variations of the box tie (takate kote or “TK” or gote), a tie which is the foundation of Japanese bondage. The basic components of a box tie are necessary to keep the integrity of the tie. This class will share the common version of a basic 2 rope box tie and break it in to 4 sections for ease of learning. It will provide a general understanding of structure, tension and safety with respect to making sure that your frictions are like rocks in the box tie.

Class Type: Tie-along floorwork
Participation: Pairs or groups

Bloodborne Pathogens and Universal Precautions for Kink
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Bloodborne Pathogens and Universal Precautions for Kink

A lot of us would never consider having unprotected sex with a new partner, but woudn’t think twice about using a single tail that can draw blood on a first play date. If your play involves any sort of body fluids, or you play in public spaces where other’s play does, you should take this course. There is a lot outdated and flat out incorrect information when it comes to the proper protocols for dealing with bloodborne pathogens in our community. In this class I will teach the most up to date and thorough ways to not only protect ourselves and our partners, but those that will share space with us as well. Even the most experienced kinkster will likely learn some valuable information from this class. Included in this class will be downloadable notes and links to suggested equipment.

Class Type: Lecture
Participation: Solo

Oct
28
Sun
Bondage: The UnScience of ‘Newton’ Style and Speed @ Guadalupe
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Bondage: The UnScience of ‘Newton’ Style and Speed @ Guadalupe

Pre-Requisites: Box tie of your choosing
What to Bring: At least Six (6) 8m hanks of rope and a someone to tie/be tied by if desired
Hard Points needed: One for demo only
Sir Isaac Newton invented 3 Laws of Motion which set the physics world on fire and are still found to be as true today as they were when they were invented in 1686. These laws are applicable not only in the physical nature of what we do in bondage, but also in the emotional and spiritual realm as well. This class is not about physics or geometry in bondage, but about the motion of the human condition in bondage. How does a person react when things are done? How do we practice reading that? What do we do with that information once we have it? Along the way, we will cover and discuss the ways we can use those and our own body mechanics to increase the speed of our tying through the efficiencies and movements in reaction to the actions of ourselves, our partners, and the next path our rope is to take. There is no “one twue” answer but this class will delve into drills and practices which can be employed to help discover a variety of answers.

Class Type: Tie-along floorwork
Participation: Pairs or groups