Panda (she/they/he) fell in love with rope in mid 2013 and heavily identifies as a “Rope Daddy”. Panda’s rope journey has been founded in deep connections with partners, working as a team with her partners and encouraging mutual growth in rope.Panda has taught at events/cons across North America and has a passion for education. Their teaching philosophy is deeply rooted in partnership, inclusion and student centered learning.

Panda is currently a steering committee member for NARIX, an instructor developer for Left Coast Kink, a moderator for the rope bottoming share group, founder and leader of Start Here a group that educates newcomers into the community that spans across 3 states and is the Education Program Representative for Pan Eros Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s in secondary education and a masters in nonprofit leadership with a diversity and inclusion focus.