2018 Educational Presenters

Unfortunately things happen and as such all workshops are subject to change without advance notice.


Alice Little

Amory Jane

cindi

Corvus Black

Courtney Jane

Danarama

Dave L

Dr. Smartypants

Evie Vane

Jason

Jerith

Lee Harrington

Midori

Miz Tee

mr O

Ms. Kelly Chance

MsGin

Nichole

Noble Manqué

Shay

slave BoiDi

Stefanos

Stella Harris

Stormmy

Team Soup/nephesh

Team Soup/Polar

Tornus

toy

Violet

Alice Little

http://www.TheAliceLittle.com

Alice Little is a Legal Sex Worker from Carson City Nevada, and a longtime member of the BDSM community. She brings a vivaciousness to her scenes that is infectious, and has often been called a petite fireball. Standing just 4'8", This dynamic redhead specializes in Blood Play, Single Tails, Fire, and Impact Scenes. She has presented at numerous events across the country, including last years Kinkfest.

Amory Jane

http://www.amoryjane.com

Amory Jane is a sex educator and entertainer, comedic storyteller, and host of the podcast Sex on the Brain with Amory Jane. She is also the Education Coordinator at She Bop in Portland, Oregon and producer/host of Whoopee! A Sex-Positive Variety Show.

Amory Jane received a Master's Degree in Psychology in 2010, with a focus on Sex Therapy. Her biggest passion is consent-based, pleasure-positive sex education, and she is best known for her open and humorous teaching style.

She has spoken nationally on panels and podcasts about sex and sexuality, has been the host of many sex-positive events and fundraisers, and has presented workshops around the country about ethical non-monogamy, consent, oral sex, BDSM, sex & cannabis, orgasm, sex toys, and more.

Learn more about Amory Jane and her workshops & offerings on amoryjane.com or follow her adventures and get behind the scenes access to her life as a sex wizard on patreon.com/amoryjane.

cindi

cindi identifies as a Topmissive, a term she coined in 2007 to describe dancing with another bottom while using their body as a percussion instrument. The bulk of her 20+ years of living in leather has been as a collared service slave, and professionally she has been Domme & sub, a fetish/bondage model, and a stunt bottom (live and on instructional video) for nearly every sort of play. She also gives demos & Tastings of her personalized flogging & drumming styles.

cindi has been an active member & volunteer of the Portland/Vancouver community since 2002. She's completed DMA training and is First Aid/CPR certified. She has been a Board/Committee member of Portland Leather Alliance, KinkFest, Oregon Leather Pride and Leatherwoods. Service, bondage, & playfully erotic energy are her fetishes.

Corvus Black

CorvusBlack and his mate Violet live in a 24/7 Total Power Exchange. A witch with 13 years of experience practicing in a coven format, Corvus came into the Kink scene in 2010. He Founded ORBS in 2012 in which he served the community as a spirituality-minded hook suspension practitioner. Violet joined the community in 2011 and has utilized her personal calling to serve by actively volunteering as a teacher, a demo bottom and a helping hand. Corvus and Violet share a passion for education, seeking greater understanding and nurturing deeper connections. Together they look forward to continuing community education with a fun, well-rounded and intentional approach.

Courtney Jane

Courtney Jane (CJ) has been involved in the kink community for almost a decade, heavily involved in the Boston, San Francisco Bay area, and now Seattle scene. She is the founder and former organizer of KinkyCon, a NH based kink educational conference that has been ongoing since 2009. She has taught at Dark Odyssey events, the Santuary in OR, Citadel in SF, NELA Fetish Fair Fleamarket in RI, and numerous events/spaces in the northeast and pacific northwest.

CJ is passionate about connection, self awareness and energetic play. She enjoys discussing kink psychology and understanding why we do what we do. Her biggest kinks include organizing, energy play, rope, impact, kinky poker, and fisting!

Danarama

In his 23 years as a lifestyle Dom, performer, and BDSM educator Danarama's experience includes more than two years as Director of KinkUniversity.com, one of the world renowned Two Knotty Boys rope bondage instruction duo since 1999, co-author of two best-selling rope bondage books, and rigger/director/performer in hundreds of BDSM instructional videos, including many free online bondage tutorials.

Since 2012 he continues to teach his own live workshops, sharing his empowering skills and creative BDSM style at international conferences, local classes and even universities. He also records and tours internationally with his goth/industrial band Harmjoy. In addition to rigging for hundreds of fetish photographers, Dan has also co-directed and performed as a Dominant for other websites including SexandSubmission.com, TheUpperFloor.com, SocietySM.com, PublicDisgrace.com and DungeonSex.com.

Dave L

MsGin & DaveL - the Sadistic Duo! They have an engaging dynamic and often present as a team. As active members of the Bay Area community for over a decade, they have presented for Sin In the City, KinkFest, Paradise Unbound, Dark Odyssey, Folsom Fringe, NWLC and many local Bay Area events. They enjoy sharing their knowledge and experience through hands-on classes and demonstrations.

DaveL currently hosts a monthly Cigars and Boots social in the South Bay. When you hear laughing in a local dungeon, you will most likely find DaveL in the middle. Humor is intrinsic to his love of BDSM.

Dr. Smartypants

http://www.suspendedanimationcrew.com   https://fetlife.com/users/28261

Dr. Smartypants has been playing with rope ever since since she stumbled across Suspended Animation at Burning Man four years ago. She has been teaching suspension and floor bondage for the past two years and loves showing new people that you don't have to be a boy scout to do bondage well. As a a physician, street medic, educator and emergency responder in her real life, Dr. Smartypants brings a strong technical and scientific approach to understanding bondage and kink.

Evie Vane

http://www.RopeBottoming.com   https://fetlife.com/users/3765943

Evie Vane is the author of Better Bondage for Every Body and The Little Guide to Getting Tied Up and has taught classes on rope bottoming at Good Vibrations, Bond Con, Dark Odyssey, TES, and more. She is a co-founder of the Bay Area Rope Exchange and has performed at Twisted Windows, Masquerotica, Opel Productions parties and the Folsom Street Fair. Check out Evie's free educational rope bottoming videos on YouTube too!

Jason

Jason and Jerith are a couple from Chicago whose relationship is based in a Master/slave dynamic.

Jason is an emotional sadist who has finally found a way to use his life long habit of studying human behavior to his benefit: coming up with creative methods to torture his emotional masochist Jerith. He has volunteered for several kinky organizations and has been teaching classes across the nation on emotional sadism and other pervy topics for five years.

Jerith is a strong-willed slave with a passion for scenes that challenge her physically and emotionally. She is the co-director of Galleria Domain 2 in Chicago. In addition, Jerith served as the secretary and programming liaison while on the board of directors of the Leather Leadership Conference. She has been presenting on breath play and emotional edge play in the alt-sex community over 15 years.

Jerith

Jason and Jerith are a couple from Chicago whose relationship is based in a Master/slave dynamic.

Jason is an emotional sadist who has finally found a way to use his life-long habit of studying human behavior to his benefit: coming up with creative methods to torture his emotional masochist Jerith. He has volunteered for several kinky organizations and has been teaching classes across the nation on emotional sadism and other pervy topics for five years.

Jerith is a strong-willed slave with a passion for scenes that challenge her physically and emotionally. She is the co-director of Galleria Domain 2 in Chicago. In addition, Jerith served as the secretary and programming liaison while on the board of directors of the Leather Leadership Conference. She has been presenting on breath play and emotional edge play in the alt-sex community over 15 years.

Lee Harrington

http://www.PassionAndSoul.com   http://fetlife.com/users/24336/

Lee Harrington is an internationally known spiritual and erotic authenticity educator, gender explorer, eclectic artist and award-winning author and editor on human erotic and sacred experience. He's been traveling the globe teaching and talking about sexuality, psychology, faith and desire, and believes you deserve passion and connection in your life. His books include "Playing Well With Others: Your Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Negotiating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities" (with Mollena Williams), "Sacred Kink: The Eightfold Paths of BDSM and Beyond," "Shibari You Can Use: Japanese Rope Bondage and Erotic Macrame" and "Traversing Gender: Understanding Transgender Realities," among many others.

Lee has been a passion instigator, academic, adult film performer, world class sexual adventurer, outspoken philosopher, polytheist priest/ess, kink/bondage expert, and has been blogging about sex and spirit since 1998. Read more about Lee at PassionAndSoul.com.

Midori

http://www.FHP-Inc.com   https://fetlife.com/users/62156

Dan Savage calls Midori "The Super Nova of Kink"! She is an artistic visionary who has touched lives across the globe with her expertise in sexuality, personal fulfillment and kinky adventures. Using her "head-heart-hands" methodology, she facilitates tackling challenging topics and creating space where people are allowed individual self-exploration. Her incredible passion is fully on display in her transformative small group intensives, including Rope Dojo, ForteFemme: Women's Dominance Weekend Intensive and Make Hot Play Happen.

Miz Tee

Miz Tee doesn't take herself too seriously, or anyone else for that matter. She would much rather be lost in a gigglefit than deal with drama. Don't take that wrong, Miz Tee is all for theatricality, but she wants it to end in laughter (or a present) whenever possible. Miz Tee does not claim to be an expert in any area of her kinky pleasures, but she practices to get better every chance she gets. Being active in kink on several different levels for over 28 years has given her the opportunity to make a few mistakes and learn from them.

mr O

mr O is a creative sadist with a love of medical play, a penchant for violent grappling scenes, and a
very cute bum. Having spent 15+ years as a jiu jitsu competitor and instructor, he has found ways to
apply his knowledge of body mechanics to kinky play and shares that in his teaching. Active in the
Canadian BDSM scene since 2005, he regularly puts on workshops in the Toronto, Montreal and
Ottawa areas on subjects including wrestling, grappling and medical play. With an engineering based
background and scientific mind, he is known for continually inventing new devices and ways to hurt
people "for science."

Ms. Kelly Chance

Ms. Kelly Chance has been an active member of the Northwest BDSM community since 1999. She served on the board of Five Rivers Energy Exchange in the Tri-Cities. After moving to Seattle in 2004 to be with Master Duane, she became an active participant in the Seattle community as a member of the CSPC and as a founding member of Seattle MAsT. Ms. Kelly is on the Board that produces Leather Reign, a Seattle based conference. She worked on the Kink LINCS Organizing Committee. She has been in service to Master Duane since 2002, and is currently Master in her relationships with tiger and slaveboi Di. Ms. Kelly is Northwest Master 2017. She has taught classes at In the Woods, Paradise, Vancouver Edge, Kitsap Aces, Northern Exposure, The Gathering, Southwest Leather Conference, and NWLC. She continues to learn and grow as she interacts with both her teachers and her students.

MsGin

MsGin & DaveL - the Sadistic Duo! They have an engaging dynamic and often present as a team. As active members of the Bay Area community for over a decade, they have presented for Sin In the City, KinkFest, Paradise Unbound, Dark Odyssey, Folsom Fringe, NWLC and many local Bay Area events.

They enjoy sharing their knowledge and experience through hands-on classes and demonstrations.
MsGin currently hosts the weekly Wet Munch at Renegades Bar in San Jose. She enjoys a wide variety of play and is fascinated by the psychology behind Domination and submission and finds it to be the art and beauty of BDSM.

Nichole

Stormmy and his girl, Nichole, live a 24/7 M/s life.

They are members of Edgewalkers, a group that practices and facilitates body-based rituals such as hook pulls, hook suspensions and fire walks. Stormmy is the President of the Edge Riders Evergreen Chapter a BDSM group which is a motorcycle riding club based on the principles of a leather family and community service.

They are devoted to their family, friends and community. They are the producers of Renegades' Rendezvous, a six day kinky campout. Education is important to them and they teach a wide variety of classes from technical to relationship to spiritual. A full listing of their classes can be found on their FetLife profiles.

Known for his edge play, Stormmy can often be found in a dungeon; knife, scalpel or barbwire flogger in hand. His motto is, "give and give until it hurts".

Together they are Team Fluffy, and they play hard. Really. Damn. Hard. They give and give until it hurts, day in and day out, and they're not for the feint of heart. They live to push the edge. From barbed wire to hook suspensions, brutal beatings to humiliation - They like it nasty, bloody, harsh, and real.

Noble Manqué

http://www.NobleRope.com   https://fetlife.com/users/15751

Noble has been exploring his fascination with consensual Dominance/submission hierarchies, kinky play, and erotic rope bondage for over four decades. His bondage photography is known for capturing the power and sensuality of rope restraint. Noble is recognized as a thoughtful instructor with an ability to convey complicated information in ways that are easy to understand. He established Noble Rope Arts in 2008 to encourage people to learn how to safely explore BDSM play as a powerful means of connecting deeply with their play partners, lovers and themselves. He performs, makes erotic art, writes and teaches workshops on kinky play in his home town of Portland, Oregon.

Shay

http://www.stefanosandshay.com   https://fetlife.com/users/91613

Shay is a vivacious femme switch and prominent self-suspender with over a decade of experience educating, hosting, and performing around the US and internationally (often with her partner Stefanos). Her background as a medical professional informs her passion for risk awareness education. She is based in San Francisco, where she produces BENT, the Bay Area's biggest dungeon event, and acclaimed bondage & fetish performance event Twisted Windows.

She is the creator and writer of SelfSuspend.com and bondage safety website RemedialRopes.com. Shay identifies as a purveyor of perversion, pansexual polyamorist playslut, and alliteration fetishist!

slave BoiDi

slave boiDi has been playing in the Seattle leather community since 1992. Hy was a member of the lesbian BDSM group, Outer Limits before it disbanded. slave boiDi has been actively involved with the Center for Sex Positve Culture; active advocate for the Women's Parties, Co-founder of the weekly party: Blood, Sweat and Queers. Hy is the Co-Founder and past President of Seattle boys of Leather. Hy is also Washington State Ms. Leather 2010 and Northwest slave 2017. slave boiDi has presented workshops for Kinkfest, Paradise Unbound, Vancouver Edge, Southwest Leather Conference, Northern Exposure, Northwest Leather Celebration, The Gathering, the CSPC, and Lupercalia.

Stefanos

http://www.stefanosandshay.com   https://fetlife.com/users/46680

Stefanos (often with his partner, Shay) is known for teaching classes that are entertaining (he's been called "better than a Vegas act") and are also packed with useful and applicable information. He identifies as a purveyor of perversion, pansexual polyamorist playslut, and alliteration fetishist! He is all kink all the time, hosting or producing over 60 kink events a year in San Francisco, including Master's Den, Bondage-A-Go-Go, Twisted Windows, and Kink.com's The Upper Floor. He has performed, presented, and hosted around the country and internationally.

Stella Harris

http://www.stellaharris.net   https://fetlife.com/users/1472736

Stella Harris is building a world where everyone has the confidence to explore their sexuality safely & free of shame. As a certified Intimacy Educator & Sex Coach, she uses a variety of tools to guide and empower her clients and she teaches everything from pleasure anatomy, to communication skills, to kink and BDSM. She has presented at international venues and conferences and is also a regular guest speaker at several universities.

Stella has been widely quoted in the media and she's made guest appearances on numerous podcasts including Playboy Radio. Her articles have appeared in Cosmopolitan, Thought Catalog, Kinkly, and Fetish.com, and her writing appears in the books As Kinky You Wanna Be, The Big Book of Bondage, and more than a dozen other collections. Stella authored the forthcoming book about negotiation and communication for Cleis press to be released in winter of 2018.

Learn more at www.stellaharris.net or Twitter: @stellaerotica, & Instagram: @stellaharriserotica

Stormmy

Stormmy and his girl, Nichole, live a 24/7 M/s life.

They are members of Edgewalkers, a group that practices and facilitates body-based rituals such as hook pulls, hook suspensions and fire walks. Stormmy is the President of the Edge Riders Evergreen Chapter a BDSM group which is a motorcycle riding club based on the principles of a leather family and community service.

They are devoted to their family, friends and community. They are the producers of Renegades' Rendezvous, a six day kinky campout. Education is important to them and they teach a wide variety of classes from technical to relationship to spiritual. A full listing of their classes can be found on their FetLife profiles.

Known for his edge play, Stormmy can often be found in a dungeon; knife, scalpel or barbwire flogger in hand. His motto is, "give and give until it hurts".

Together they are Team Fluffy, and they play hard. Really. Damn. Hard. They give and give until it hurts, day in and day out, and they're not for the feint of heart. They live to push the edge. From barbed wire to hook suspensions, brutal beatings to humiliation - They like it nasty, bloody, harsh, and real.

Team Soup/nephesh

http://www.teamsoupcanada.wix.com/teamsoup   https://fetlife.com/users/5767427

Team Soup
We are Team Soup! Perverts who really like to do dirty soupy things. We are dedicated to having fun and laughter within our lives. We are committed to a leather lifestyle, M/s and heavy play.
We offer a variety of workshops on topics that are based on core elements within our own lives.

nephesh
nephesh is The Tentacle, a Wonder Woman and His bratty pitbull. nephesh is a heavy masochist and smart-ass who thrives on pain, blood and fleeting amounts of consent.

nephesh is the devoted property of Polar and together, they are Team Soup.

Team Soup/Polar

http://www.teamsoupcanada.wix.com/teamsoup   https://fetlife.com/users/5767427

Team Soup
We are Team Soup! Perverts who really like to do dirty soupy things. We are dedicated to having fun and laughter within our lives. We are committed to a leather lifestyle, M/s and heavy play.
We offer a variety of workshops on topics that are based on core elements within our own lives.

Polar
Polar is a sadist with a creative sense of humor and a passion for finding new ways to do mean things with a smile. His play and workshops lean towards the edgier styles of play; knives, hatchets, rough body play and bare-handed impact, whips and blood play to name a few.

Polar is the Master, Owner, Daddy and partner of nephesh. She is his collared property and together, they are Team Soup.

Tornus

http://www.suspendedanimationcrew.com   https://fetlife.com/users/28261

Tornus has a bit of a fetish for organizing and disseminating information. He's the lead instructor for Suspended Animation's education branch and is currently working on a book to accompany SA's floor bondage curriculum. As an instructor, Tornus likes to focus on technical excellence and mastery of the fundamentals. Having recently retired from a decade of running a bondage camp at Burning Man, Tornus spends his spare time tying people up, writing books about tying people up and making software for writing books about tying people up.

toy

toy identifies as a masochist, feminist & all around filthy slut.
In and out of the scene for the last 10+ years, she has recently devoted herself to the darker sides of kink, namely: blood and medical play, as well as emotional masochism, long-term confinement and torture scenes.

She is interested in exploring bottoming education - specifically non-rope; and feels like an experienced, educated and knowledgeable bottom makes for a more enjoyable and powerful experience for everyone!

Violet

CorvusBlack and his mate Violet live in a 24/7 Total Power Exchange. A witch with 13 years of experience practicing in a coven format, Corvus came into the Kink scene in 2010. He Founded ORBS in 2012 in which he served the community as a spirituality-minded hook suspension practitioner. Violet joined the community in 2011 and has utilized her personal calling to serve by actively volunteering as a teacher, a demo bottom, and a helping hand. Corvus and Violet share a passion for education, seeking greater understanding and nurturing deeper connections. Together they look forward to continuing community education with a fun, well-rounded and intentional approach.