The Kink LAB
Domination and submission is an energy exchange, a power exchange, a dance where power is the rhythm. In many partner dances, like tango or salsa, one partner surrenders, while the other leads. And as with any dance, ease and grace comes from learning the foundations, the structure and the styles. In this play lab (no need to “work” or “shop”), you will learn the basic guiding principles within BDSM, the skills and the attitude behind the play. From these building blocks, you will be able to continue your exploration, expanding your knowledge at your own pace and find your unique style. Couples or singles are welcome. Single participants will be paired up and take turns in dominating and surrendering. This is a laboratory of touch, where we will explore body sensations and sensuality with an open mind. Kink is not “FORE-play”, it is simply PLAY. It CAN but does not HAVE to lead to erotic arousal. You are invited to go only as far as it is comfortable for you.
After an introduction about safety, how to set up a scene, and how to use kinky toys safely, participants will be guided within sensation play, spanking and light impact play (flogging) exercises. They will also have the opportunity to share their experience in small groups and to ask practical questions about BDSM and kink.
Type of Event: BDSM play lab
Duration: 1.5-3 hours
Numbers: one leader, 1-3 assistants, maximum 30 participants.
Level: Beginner – Intermediate
Among the topics to be covered are:
Negotiations & establishing boundaries
Dom and sub archetypes; Role plays
Fetishes & Kinky games (The BDSM “Menu”)
Body awareness & Presence
Basic Spanking techniques
Aftercare; the closure of play
What to bring & wear:
Bottle of water
If you have a kinky toy, but still unsure how to use it, bring it!
Any questions you may have about BDSM & fetish.
Wear clothes in which you feel comfortable, confident and sensual. This is not a dress code. It’s to inspire your mindset for the class.
Swimwear or sexy underpants*
(*As this is an introductory class, nudity will not be permitted. However, for the spanking lesson, stripping down to underpants is encouraged in order for better skin contact. You may bring swimwear if that feels more comfortable for you.)
The range of play: from kink sprinkles to 24-7 relationships.
The anatomy of kink scene: How to establish a fetish container.
The Negotiation Lists, setting up a framework for safe play.
Playing with sensations & intensity: Reframing our view of “pain”.
Introduction to kinky toys and how to use them safely
Toy shopping guide (quality, price, what to look for).