All of our classes continue to be online via Zoom. We are adding more and more every day. The best way to keep up to date with these changes is through our Brown Paper Tickets page.
We are continuing to take subscriptions to our Patreon.
Occurring daily (including weekends) usually at 1pm PDT/ 4pm EDT: Online: Meditation for Our Community. Facebook Fetlife Meetup A daily meditation class & guided meditation for the Wicked Grounds community. This is a peer-led meditation workshop. Please note that Mir is not an empowered Buddhist teacher, just a witch and dilettante kabbalist who has been meditating regularly for twenty years. Techniques & topics will include insight meditation basics, lovingkindness meditation, basic Jewish meditation, and more. No-one turned away for lack of funds, but your donations warmly accepted on a sliding scale. 40 minutes class & practice time via Zoom. Get your tickets online through Brown Paper Tickets.
Friday May 29th
Let’s Play Follow the Leader with Sir Luke is from 5-7pm PDT. Fetlife FacebookMeetup We've all seen those videos about how it's better to be a leader than a boss, but what are the skills necessary to become that idolized leader? We will discuss how to inspire willing surrender (rather than forceful defeat) and devotion [without fear of consequence]. From both the Master's and slave's perspective, participants will learn about the qualities that make an effective leader and how to reinforce behavior so that it becomes a habit. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Puppy Dog teaches Leather Care Basics from 7-9pm PDT. Fetlife FacebookMeetup Leather. We wear it, we play with it, we love it, but what is it? Does suede need to be treated differently than top-grain? Is it possible to get specific body fluids out of my leather paddle? All these questions and more will be answered in this class! This is not a bootblacking class. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Saturday May 30th
JustRob presents Tit Torture from 12-2pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Meetup Tie 'em, clamp 'em, whip 'em, stick 'em, slap 'em - the possibilities are endless. Come see what is possible in the infliction of pain on the breast. This class will focus on breast play with female-assigned individuals, but the information and techniques discussed can be adapted to any body. The class will include a demo of some of the techniques discussed. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Join Thista for Elemental Tarot Spread from 4-6pm PDT. Fetlife FacebookMeetup Come learn and practice an elegantly simple Tarot spread utilizing the elemental associations of the four powers of the sphinx: to know, to will, to dare, and to be silent. We will explore the fundamental concepts of the spread, discuss a demonstration, then give it a try ourselves. Please bring your own Tarot deck if you would like to practice. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Sunday May 31st
Take a class on Straight Razors with Raven Darknights from 12-2pm PDT. FetlifeFacebook Meetup Join Raven Darknights for a scintillating talk on straight edge and vintage razors. You'll learn techniques of the straight razor shave, for any body, and elevate a mundane daily act to a spiritual practice - skills which can transfer to your own areas of passion and practice. Change your razor, change your life and create a new ritual to feed your spirit and your flesh. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Boromoy and amari present a class on Power Stapling from 3-5pm PDT. FetlifeFacebook Meetup This is a skin penetration and blood based play. We will demo the use of a Power Stapler. This is not a medical stapler, but a Handyman favorite for hard quick penetration and attachment of a variety of objects to the available surface (in this case, our lovely demo bottom.) Come prepared for blood and squeals as we show you how to get your Handyman Havoc on. We will cover safety, cleaning and prep of tools for play. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Monday June 1st
UnrulyNerdGirl returns with the second class in her Service Series: Beyond Basics - Skill Set from 7-9pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Meetup Five (5) service skills to add to your service toolbox that would put you in good stead with many Dominants in the lifestyle. Sure, every Dominant is different, but having a few solid skills, that you have honed and made your own, will make you shine no matter where your D/s journey takes you. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Tuesday June 2nd
Join Auntie Vice for Setting the Scene from 6-8pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook MeetupEver see a kink scene and wonder, "How did they make that so amazing?!?" Feel like you are lacking in creative ways to play out your fantasies and desires? Worried that your limited equipment and shared apartment makes for a crappy play space? Setting the Scene walks participants through creating kink scenes which appeal to all senses. Learn how to use scent, taste, sound, touch, balance, timing, energy and more to create new and interesting scenes. We discuss the science behind how people process sensory information to allow you to create your ultimate kink scene. Participants have a lot of opportunities to brainstorm for their specific kink and scene types.
This class covers doing scenes at home, in hotels, at play spaces, and in public. It will cover issues of consent when playing around people not explicitly involved in your scene. It also covers how to create tension before a scene in order to increase the pleasure and desire participants experience. Additionally, how to plan for aftercare when introducing new sensations to your kink play will be covered.
This class is for people of all kink orientations, genders, races, and experience levels. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Wednesday June 3rd
Interested in Ageplay? UnrulyNerdGirl will be teaching a class on the subject from 6-8pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Meetup A basics course regarding the wonderful world of ageplay - what's in it for the little, what's in it for the Big/Caregiver; how to; expressing vulnerability as well as being clear on what you want; age play archetypes. This is geared towards folks on either side of the slash - whether you participate in this power exchange, or want to know more about it. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Thursday June 4th
Mz. Kim presents How To Make Money Online Through SW from 4-6pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Meetup So you want to make money online through sex work? I can show you how. This is an online seminar for those new to the industry as well as those who need a brush-up to the base skills in Online sex work. Lack of education on the possibilities of online work is one of the problems in getting started in this business. The shelter-in-place policies around the world have left so many without a means to work. Luckily, there are innovations and educators that can help!
You've probably heard of the many ways that SWs can make money online. However, it's overwhelming the amount of bad information or lack of information there is out there. How do you know which platforms to choose? How do you even go about making content? What is defined as content? What do you have to sell? What are your limits?
In this class, I will help you to begin your journey in online work. I will give you the tools you need to start quickly and with a low budget. Which platforms do I suggest for a beginner? How to determine what kind of work suits you?
I will help you decide what platforms are right for you, give advice on how to juggle all your new sites, and help you find your style in distance domination.
Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Queer Enough with Thista is from 7-9pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Meetup Have you ever wondered if you truly qualify as Queer? Have you felt like an outsider at a Queer social event? Do you organize Queer gatherings and struggle with being inclusive enough for broad definitions of Queer while still maintaining a safe space for Queer people? In this discussion-based workshop, we'll talk about our experiences of not feeling Queer enough, and come up with ways that we, both as individuals and as a community, can feel confident in our self-expression, support each other in Queer spaces, and still protect our sense of identity.
This will be a discussion-based workshop. Unlike our webinar courses, it will be held in the meeting format. Attendees will have access to audio and video capabilities. While video is not required, please register for this class only if you are comfortable taking part in the class through the audio function. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Friday June 5th
From 6-8pm PDT JustRob teaches Google Calendar-Fu, and other Poly Relationship Management Tips and Tools. Fetlife Facebook Meetup In this class, we will discuss some tools to help manage the practical aspects of poly life. Things like calendaring and scheduling, information management, communications, and others. We are talking about digital or technological tools here, not mental tools, so come with your biggest poly life organizational challenges and learn how to manage the amount of information that comes from loving multiple people. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Saturday June 6th
Join Elisa for Tail Making for Human Animals from 3-5pm PDT. Fetlife FacebookMeetup Are you a critter in need of gear, but lack the funds to buy incredible stuff? Then this class is for you! Join us for yarn tail making! Grab some cool yarn and some weight-bearing zip ties from Home Depot and join in on a class that will show you how to make your own tails! Pony, puppy, kitty, fox, and any other furry critter you can think of. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
From 7-8:30pm PDT Davey Faye will be hosting Pack Night - Primal Resilience Online. Fetlife Facebook Meetup
Class content will shift weekly but may include: somatic exercises in breath and posture, sound therapy, guided meditation, reflections on the current world reality, special features on survival skills and relevant science from Bridger Fox, physical exercises, shared screaming experiences, fun animal facts, and techniques for accessing your primal power throughout the new daily dystopian existence. This is a sex-positive and arousal-aware space that is committed to non-erotic exploration; please wear whatever makes you feel cozy or seen but keep it PG-13. Be aware that this could get LOUD please consciously manage your personal space, public safety, and the consent of those around you. Please purchase tickets in advance through Brown Paper Tickets so as to get the zoom info.
Sunday June 7th
Join Andre Shakti from 12-2pm PDT for The Art of Erotic Dance: Lap Dance and Striptease. Fetlife Facebook Meetup When we find ourselves thoroughly infatuated with a new partner, often we're so excited to get to the main action that we tragically overlook an opportunity for a little old-school seduction. Likewise, if your seasoned relationship has begun to feel stale, you may be scrambling to once again rev up your partners engine. Do you wish you could gracefully navigate and elongate those moments between being fully dressed and completely nude? Has a partner suggested you dance for them, and you were confused by what they meant? Did you scratch your head through Showgirls or Flashdance wondering how they make stripping look so effortless? Never fear - this is the class for you!
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Approach erotic dance as an internal process first and an external process second,
Absorb tips and tricks for negotiation, costuming, roleplaying, and harnessing confidence,
Execute some sizzling choreography to help incorporate erotic dance into your sexual repertoire!
Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Tomfoolery presents Introduction to Bedroom Rope Bondage from 3-5pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Meetup Bringing rope into the bedroom is fun and exciting. Using rope as part of sex is a powerful tool for increasing enjoyment. This class is an introduction to rope for sex that covers safety and basic BDSM principles. The class starts off with very easy to learn single and double wrist and limb ties. The next topic is how these ties can be used creatively to build a scene. After some practice, a chest tie that works well on all bodies and is decorative and functional is introduced. Throughout the session, rope selection, do's and don'ts, and other relevant topics will be covered. Finally the above techniques are combined to create decorative and functional ties. There will be plenty of time to practice and also one-on-one help to make sure everyone finishes with things they can do themselves. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.