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.
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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.
Thursday August 6th
Jarys teaches Alchemy: History, Philosophy, and Procedures You Can Do At Home from 6-8pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Perhaps you've heard that chemistry and Alchemy are related. Or maybe you've read a popular novel that referenced the Philosopher's stone and wondered about the reference. But what is Alchemy really and what do people do with it? Can you be an alchemist?
To answer these questions, this class will comprise of a historical analysis of Alchemy and its contributing trends, an overview of the principles that have found their way into the philosophies of Alchemy, and safe experiments you can try at home. We will explore the Operation of the Sun from the Emerald Tablet and the philosopher's stone it produces, Taoist Alchemy, Alchemy's influences on Western Occultism, the Spiritual Alchemy practiced by the Rosicrucians, and the symbols of Alchemy studied by Carl Jung.
The class will cover both basic points and minute trivia, and is sure to suit both the newly curious and the Mercurial Adept. The presentation will include diagrams and pictures, instructions for your own activities, descriptions of tools, handouts, as well as sources and reading lists. Please come with questions. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Friday August 7th
We are not hosting any classes today but we do have a suggestion!
From 4-6pm PDT Kink.com will be hosting the first in their new Flip The Script Series. The topic of today’s event is ALL Black Lives Matter: Trans Representation in Porn. There will be an amazing panel of speakers. Find more info and ticket info here. Fetlife Ticketing
Saturday August 8th
From 2-4pm PDT D/S 101: An Intro to Authority Transfer Relationships with 2020Hindsight. Fetlife Facebook Meetup We often hear terms like "D/S", "Authority", and "Power Exchange" when talking about kinky relationships. But what do these terms mean, and how can they apply to our daily lives?
Whether you're new to the idea of these kinds of relationships, or you're a longtime veteran looking for a refresher, this guided discussion can help anyone gain a clearer understanding through the context of our personal experiences and stories. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Sunday August 9th
We have some suggestions as we won’t be hosting classes.
Kink.com’s Flip The Script Series continues with two more events. First, from 10am-12pm PDT BIPOC & BDSM: Essential Lessons for All Kinky Folx. FetlifeTicketing
Afterwards, from 12-2pm PDT BIPOC & BDSM: How To Diversify Kinky Spaces. Fetlife Ticketing
Monday August 10th
Lady Steele Presents (Sadistic) English Tea Service from 6-8pm PDT. FetlifeFacebook Meetup Join Lady Steele as she explores several darker sides of tea service for the guest's total pleasure and the server's delight. The concept of a proper tea will be turned on its crumpet. She will illustrate the basic how-tos in regards to setting the table and then move to the actual service at the table. This presentation will be beneficial to both tops and bottoms the tops will learn what to expect from the bottoms that will learn what to do. See how endless the naughty possibilities are in something that is traditionally so... proper. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Tuesday August 11th
Contract Negotiation with Stormy takes place from 6-8pm PDT. Fetlife FacebookMeetup Most of us can negotiate a scene effectively, but what about a power exchange relationship? Does the submissive/ slave have any say in household finances? What happens when the dominant/ master breeches contract? Who does the dishes? Let's talk about defining our rights and responsibilities, to build the relationships that serve us. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Wednesday August 12th
Lee Harrington will be teaching Service That Actually Serves Us from 6-8pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Are you sick of being asked to scrub the toilet as if your partner expects you to cum each time you do it for them? Does having your Submissive shave their balls three times a day actually help you live a full and fulfilling life? Let's get down and dirty talking about and working through exercises on establishing what service we really want, what we are able to give, and what drives us in service from all sides. Is it about effort, quality of outcome, detailed delivery, results, our resources expended, or getting hard/wet? Service is not just provided by Slaves and Submissive or Surrendering individuals Masters, Mistresses, Mommies, Daddies, Boys, Girls, Lovers, and Friends will also get a chance to look at their desires and see what actually gets them what they actually desire. Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Thursday August 13th
Join Vincent Monroe from 6-8pm PDT for Tarot 101: With A Drag Queen. FetlifeFacebook Have you ever looked at those sexy mysterious-looking decks of cards you see in bookstores or occult shops and wanted desperately to learn their secrets? Have you ever tried to learn them only to find the book is filled with reactionary nonsense about gender and STILL nothing makes sense? Well, do I have the class for you, learn the ancient (or at least early modern) art of getting absolutely roasted by pieces of paper with a highly opinionated drag queen as your guide! Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Boromoy and amari will be teaching Strengthening Bonds Through Ritual from 6-8pm PDT. Fetlife Facebook Meetup Sometimes life seems to get in the way of our power exchange relationships. The use of ritual can help keep those bonds solid. These rituals do not have to be daily rituals, nor do they need to be complicated.
In this class, we will cover:
Use of rituals to center and strengthen relationships
Daily greetings, slave positions, ritualized language, call and response, presentation of items, ritual vs routine, keeping rituals meaningful
Advanced ticketing required through Brown Paper Tickets.
Friday August 14th
We won’t be hosting any classes but we have a suggestion!
Raven Kaldera and Joshua Tenpenny present The Ordeal Path: BDSM and Spirituality from 6-8pm PDT. Anyone that has browsed our book selections will be familiar with these amazing presenters. Find more info through the following link. Fetlife
Saturday August 15th
Another suggestion for a day without our classes:
Black Thorn/Sacred Muse will be hosting Miss Mackenzee for Dom 201 from 4-6pm PDT. Find more info through the following links. Fetlife Ticketing
Sunday August 16th
Looking for something to attend today while we aren’t hosting classes? We recommend Unlearning White Fragility in Leather from 7-9pm PDT. The Rooks will be presenting this class for women and gender-expansive individuals who find a home in women’s spaces only. Info and ticketing here. Fetlife Ticketing.