A Kinky Introduction: Terms, Etiquette, and How to Spice Things Up

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When:
November 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2018-11-24T11:00:00-08:00
2018-11-24T13:30:00-08:00
Where:
Gallery Erato
309 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
USA
Cost:
At the door: $40. Advance: $32 Solo, $56 Duo, $80 Trio
Contact:
206-229-2185

Stuck at home for the long weekend? Leave the kids with grandma, bring the pie and gravy, and come explore your darker desires.

This workshop is perfect for folks of all levels and interests, and will cover introductory as well as refresher topics. Discussions will be interactive, so bring your questions and ideas. All genders, orientations, shapes, sizes, ages, colors, kinks welcome and celebrated.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Consent & negotiation – how to get what you want
  • Common terms and scene etiquette – both private and public spaces
  • Beginner bondage and safety – bring a bandana if you have one
  • Impact – the difference between stingy and thuddy, and how to achieve both
  • Role play and stepping into alter egos
  • Dominance and submission, and why they’re super hot
  • Kink with and without toys or equipment
  • Pervertables – the many uses of everyday items
  • Exhibitionism and voyeurism
  • Bruises, blood, and when to call a doctor
  • Finding the fun and the sexy parts of human sexuality

The instructors are excited to bring their collective creativity, joy, and knowledge to those wanting to explore new facets of sexuality in a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment. The workshop will include opportunities to practice consent, meet new people, figure out what the heck that was that you saw online, and ask those questions you can’t ask at the dinner table.

All sexes, genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, relationship orientations, religions are welcome and celebrated.

Purchase Advance Tickets Here!
No late entry will be allowed due to the safety information at the beginning of this workshop. Doors will be locked at 15 minutes after the start time.
Water available. Please bring your own bottle or cup.
Open to all 18+
Attendance is limited to 30 people.
Questions may be directed to: [email protected]

About the instructors:

Trouble:
Since joining the Seattle kink scene in 2011, Trouble has become an advocate for enthusiastic consent, risk mitigation, inclusion, and (almost) all things rope or latex. Whether teaching solo or with a group, her focus is on making sure everyone’s needs are addressed, doing dangerous things well, and feeling good while doing them. Her dynamic and interactive teaching style incorporates multiple learning styles, ensuring that all students have a chance to be heard, participate, and get information specific to their interests. Outside of teaching, Trouble leads a women’s rope group and is the visual art manager for Seattle Erotic Art Festival. She’s called Trouble for a reason. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Courtney Jo (aka ‘Gater):
Courtney Jo found the CSPC in Spring of 2012 after exploring kink in a small college town, which made all the difference to being comfortable with kink! She has since found her community with Seattle Pups and Handlers (SEA- PAH). She has also had the opportunity to teach classes with S.O.C.K. at Burning Man, and loves to find ways to incorporate kink into everyday conversations. Courtney Jo loves teaching because she finds being able to help people explore in a safe and consensual way very fulfilling. She believes that being kinky doesn’t need to be shameful, or something that is hidden. Outside of teaching and kink, Courtney Jo loves to explore the food scene in Seattle and cook for friends and family. She loves traveling, and is always up for an adventure!