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SF/ONLINE: Making Mountains out of Molehills with Rayz of Ash

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This class will be offered both in person at the Wicked Grounds Annex in San Francisco, and simultaneously as a live, online class offered through Zoom. Please select SF or online tickets when purchasing.

Take your rope to the next level with intention and techniques for increasing your rope handling skills. This intensive will offer a top/bottom perspective in core aspects of building a tasty rope scene from start to finish.

Course Expectations:

  • Defining and Demonstrating Intentions in Ties
  • Tension, Timing, and Touch in Tying
  • Secure Rope Scene Evaluation/Attendance & Cutting The Rope Cord
  • Crafting A Collaborative Shibari Scene

Information will be presented in a hybrid format: alternating lecture and hands-on tying.

All rope interested folks will benefit - (tying/tied, top/bottom, beginner/advanced.)

Items Needed: 1-3 approx. 30ft rope lengths of rope, cutting tool, note taking tools

PRESENTER:

RayzOfAsh insists rope is for anyBody and has a passion for guiding others to have a similar understanding for their journey. Primarily a person in ropes, she believes educated bottoms are vital to the progression of rope bondage, with a shared responsibility through having a voice and learning to work directly with their trained tops through increased self-awareness, empathy, and communication. For years, they have been co-teaching a rope lab and risk roundtable and provide rope education locally in Las Vegas, where they love growing with others in ropes through a lifestyle community of support and inclusion.

RayzOfAsh approaches ropes from a body-positive foundation and awareness of a mental health professional/educator.

She/they have attended numerous weekend intensives, cons, rope classes/events, as well as independent research, and is forever a student.

TICKETING:

$35 - $50 in advance. $40 - $55 at the door. Please pay at the level you can comfortably afford.

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We offer a sliding scale, so that cost is not a barrier to attendance.

The regular ticket is $40. This is what most people should pay.

The $35 ticket is offered for those for whom the $40 ticket would be a barrier to participation. If $40 is too much, we take your word for it! Just pay $35.

Have a great salary? Feeling generous? Paying at the $50 level allows us to make the discounted ticketing available to others who need it.

So - that's it! Choose the level you can comfortably afford.

No one turned away for lack of funds.

If cost is a barrier at any point on the sliding scale, please use the Volunteer List at the bottom of the listing to request a scholarship seat.

ACCESS:

This class will be taught out of the Wicked Grounds Annex, and will simultaneously be offered as a live, online class through Zoom. You may choose to attend in person at the Wicked Grounds Annex in San Francisco, or online from anywhere in the world!

In SF, this class will be held in the Wicked Grounds Annex. Please note that stairs at the front door are the only means of ingress and egress to the space. Proof of COVID vaccination and masking are both required for all participants. We recommend arriving 10 minutes before the class start time for check in; late check-ins may require you to have vaccination and ticketing verified next door at Wicked Grounds Cafe & Boutique before entry.

Please do not attend in person if you have any respiratory symptoms whatsoever. Anyone displaying signs of respiratory symptoms may be asked to leave, regardless of vaccination status.

Or, attend online anywhere via Zoom! To participate, you will need to download the free, basic version of the Zoom app before the class. This class will not be recorded and is not available for later viewing. Zoom now provides closed captioning which will be available for this event.

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