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Author Readings

Author ReadingsSat 1:00 PM1hr 30minWickford

Join Laura Antoniou as she hosts some hot readings from many of our talented erotic authors. Come celebrate the erotic word and all it does for us!

Laura Antoniou(m)

Author ReadingsSat 9:45 PM1hr 30minWickford

Join Laura Antoniou as she hosts some hot readings from many of our talented erotic authors. Come celebrate the erotic word and all it does for us!

Laura Antoniou(m)

 


Communication

Sex Positive (What Does it Mean?)Fri 6:15 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

Coined over half a century ago by psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, the term "sex positive" still inspires confusion and fear. What does sex positive mean and, perhaps more importantly, what does it mean to be sex positive? This class will discuss the definition of the term "sex positive," the history of the sex positive movement, and how we apply the principles of sex positivity to our daily lives.

David Wraith(m)

A Guide to Communications and NegotiationsFri 8:00 PM1hr 30minKingston

In many conversations with people new to kink and fetish play, P.E.T.E. and GRLee have heard the concerns and frustrations of people attempting to communicate and negotiate their needs, wants and fantasies with others. This interactive presentation is an opportunity to address some of the issues and concerns that can help us manage these important communication and negotiation processes. Based on simple, yet important questions posed and a scene negotiation demo, the participants will be guided through some of the functional and necessary considerations for sustaining fulfilling, meaningful and safe connections.

P.E.T.E.(m)

Getting Our Needs Met: Emotionally and Erotically Satisfying Alternative RelationshipsFri 9:45 PM1hr 30minNarragansett

Do you want want more play in your life? Do you want more sex? What about connection? Whether you're single, partnered, or part of a tribe, each of us strives to create relationships that fuel us. In this thought-provoking workshop, we will discuss the elements many of us choose in our relationships, how to design erotically authentic and satisfying partnerships, and the tools necessary to make them a success.

Aiden Fyre(m)

Troubleshooting Kink, Now With Less Drama!Fri 9:45 PM1hr 30minPatriots

In kink, as in life, things don't always go according to plan. Sometimes an unexpected trigger or limit flares up, a signal is misinterpreted, or there is some kind of communication fail. These situations are sometimes hard to anticipate, and can shake a person to the very core. As hard and scary as a scene gone wrong can feel, it does not have to end in further explosions or hurt feelings! With the right kind of repair work, it is even possible to build deeper connections and lasting healing for everyone involved. Regardless of whether you have a long term partner, engage in pick up play, or some combination of the two, this class will help you build the skills you need to problem solve and prevent future SNAFUs.

Samantha(m)

Mental Health RoundtableSat 10:45 AM1hr 30minPatriots

The kink world is made up of all kinds of people, who come from all walks of life. People, as a general rule, are messy creatures. No one can ever be 100% emotionally stable 100% of the time in the default world, let alone the scene. Inevitably, our emotional and psychological wellbeing affects how we play and how we relate to the community at large. Some of us have issues related to our brains' hard wiring, some of suffer the repercussions of past trauma, and others still may feel the weight of grief, loss, or stress. This panel is designed to address the challenges that can arise when, for whatever reason, our emotional health is compromised when we engage in kinky spaces. We will learn, share, and connect with one another on issues that are pressing, yet perhaps not widely discussed.

Samantha(m)

Poly Pitfalls: How to go Over, Under, Around, and ThroughSat 4:30 PM1hr 30minWickford

Whether you've been poly for a day or a decade, there are twists, turns and dead ends for which we feel unprepared. How do you find a map to reference when you are charting new territory? Few of us were raised with polyamory as a paradigm, and so we are "making it up as we go along." Ever wish there was an instruction manual for this stuff? Well, this class isn't it. What it is, is a collection of stories and insight that shows while the rules won't always save you, if you understand where you want to go and why, you can find your way there and back again.

Diamond Blue(m)

The Streets: Combating Homelessness in Our CommunitiesSun 10:00 AM1hr 30minWickford

Being a survivor of anything traumatic isn't easy; though especially when the words associated with what you went through are things like, "druggie" and "bum". Being homeless isn't something that happens once, maybe for a day, then you are done and you get over it. In this workshop, be prepared to examine your personal thoughts on homelessness and come to a place of understanding and activism. Be ready to talk with people who know first hand what it's like to live on the streets; come with an open heart and ready to combat the problem.

Echolynx(m)

Breaking Silence, Building Connection: A new framework for addressing abuse and intimate partner violence in the BDSM sceneSun 11:45 AM1hr 30minBarrington

Sexual abuse and intimate partner violence are epidemics that cut across all gender, racial, economic, and cultural lines. As the kink world consists of people, it stands to reason that these issues are in our backyard as well. For kinksters, abuse is a particularly thorny subject, as there are empowering and healthy dynamics that seem abusive to the outside observer. In this class, we will drill down to the fundamentals of human connection as they relate to kink and power exchange relationships. We will challenge the common narratives and turn preconceived notions about abuse inside out. Will also will explore how abuse can manifest, how communities and individuals can respond to abuse, and how to promote a culture of transparency and healing. Participants will leave empowered to be ambassadors of dialogue and change within their communities.

Samantha(m)

TNG PanelSun 11:45 AM1hr 30minPatriots

What does it mean to be a member of The Next Generation? What is it like to grow up kinky? How is our kink different from that of our forebears? Join the discussion with a panel of kinksters aged 18-35 as we explore the unique challenges and joys that younger people experience in the kink community.

Kirkette(m)

Discover Your Inner Minx: Finding Confidence in the BDSM CommunitySun 1:45 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

Everyone has an inner minx - that feeling of excitement and satisfaction we get when we do something that makes us feel amazing. More often than not, we have a difficult time letting out our diva, particularly in the BDSM community. We are affected by negativity, outside influence, and even fear of what others might think. Why do we constantly sacrifice feeling fabulous? This talk will help you understand how to channel your inner diva in every situation so you can feel your best all the time! You'll learn trade secrets, starting with the one tool you need to feel fabulous: confidence. Through expert tips and tricks on how to constantly build your confidence, you will learn to feel comfortable in every situation, including ones where negativity may be an influence. Participants will take away valuable resources and exercises they can begin using immediately to build their self-esteem, in everyday life and in the kink community. This talk is open to anyone who has ever felt the desire to squash a negative situation with a positive "I am fabulous" attitude while keeping true to the person they are!

NaughtyBaby(m)

Polyamory 101Sun 1:45 PM1hr 30minKingston

Poly 101 is for the poly curious, the newly poly and anyone who is thinking about opening their relationship to consensual non-monogamy. Topics will include the myriad of non-monogamous relationship structures, the ethics of polyamory, negotiation and consent, time management, and how to be poly in an ostensibly monogamous world.

David Wraith(m)

 


EVENT

Friday Evening Social GatheringFri 6:15 PM4hrRotunda

Welcome to the Fetish Fair Fleamarket 44! Come, hang out, play cards against humanity, catch up with all the people you haven't seen in a year, and all the other fun, social activities.

Rocky Horror Picture ShowFri 10:15 PM4hrRotunda

Rocky Horror Picture Show is how many people first discovered that they weren't quite mainstream. The RKO Army Cast comes back to perform this (and possibly more!) Come and see the show.

Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: DSat 8:00 PM5hrNarragansett

Excess Boston presents the Valentine's Day Massacre Dance, an evening of music, temptation and erotic creativity. Join us in the foyer for a down tempo lounge with a DJ spinning the best music. Immerse your senses in the large ballroom with dance music, entertainment stage and dance floor. Enjoy incredible performances by captivating rope artists, living statues, and beyond. Creative and stunning attire encouraged. Photography is not allowed at the event, but there will be a photo booth for those that would like to capture the moment.

Kas Golubic

Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: CSat 8:00 PM5hrOcean

Excess Boston presents the Valentine's Day Massacre Dance, an evening of music, temptation and erotic creativity. Join us in the foyer for a down tempo lounge with a DJ spinning the best music. Immerse your senses in the large ballroom with dance music, entertainment stage and dance floor. Enjoy incredible performances by captivating rope artists, living statues, and beyond. Creative and stunning attire encouraged. Photography is not allowed at the event, but there will be a photo booth for those that would like to capture the moment.

Kas Golubic

Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: ASat 8:00 PM5hrPatriots

Excess Boston presents the Valentine's Day Massacre Dance, an evening of music, temptation and erotic creativity. Join us in the foyer for a down tempo lounge with a DJ spinning the best music. Immerse your senses in the large ballroom with dance music, entertainment stage and dance floor. Enjoy incredible performances by captivating rope artists, living statues, and beyond. Creative and stunning attire encouraged. Photography is not allowed at the event, but there will be a photo booth for those that would like to capture the moment.

Kas Golubic

Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: FoyerSat 8:00 PM5hrPlaza Foyer

Excess Boston presents the Valentine's Day Massacre Dance, an evening of music, temptation and erotic creativity. Join us in the foyer for a down tempo lounge with a DJ spinning the best music. Immerse your senses in the large ballroom with dance music, entertainment stage and dance floor. Enjoy incredible performances by captivating rope artists, living statues, and beyond. Creative and stunning attire encouraged. Photography is not allowed at the event, but there will be a photo booth for those that would like to capture the moment.

Kas Golubic

Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: BSat 8:00 PM5hrRhode Island

Excess Boston presents the Valentine's Day Massacre Dance, an evening of music, temptation and erotic creativity. Join us in the foyer for a down tempo lounge with a DJ spinning the best music. Immerse your senses in the large ballroom with dance music, entertainment stage and dance floor. Enjoy incredible performances by captivating rope artists, living statues, and beyond. Creative and stunning attire encouraged. Photography is not allowed at the event, but there will be a photo booth for those that would like to capture the moment.

Kas Golubic

 


Gender

Considerations for Trans*/Cis Erotic PlaySat 1:00 PM1hr 30minBarrington

It's awesome when two or more people are interested in play, sex, or dating. When one or more of those people are trans*, and one or more of them are cis, there are particular communication strategies, pressures, joys, and other considerations, that can be valuable to acknowledge and work with. Whether you're looking for a quick pickup or a lasting relationship, this workshop will help provide you with concrete tools and strategies for how these interactions can, and do, work.

Wintersong(m)

Agender to Ze: Exploring Trans* TerminologySat 2:45 PM1hr 30minBarrington

If you have ever found yourself a little lost in the jibber-jabber of gender or a bit lightheaded when it comes to new concepts, titles, definitions, and labels, then this is for you! Together we will explore concepts of self, trans* terminology, preferred pronouns (including gender-neutral options), and basic gender theory!

Connor Synuates(m)

Spectrum PanelSat 2:45 PM1hr 30minPatriots

A panel for minority orientations, gender identities, and intersex people! What does it mean to be queer and also kinky? What is it like to interact with the kink community as a whole when you identify as queer? Join the discussion with a panel of queer-identified kinksters as we explore the unique challenges and joys that we face in the kink community.

Echolynx(m)

 


General Skills

How to Discuss BDSM with Those Unfamiliar with It: Spilling the Beans about BDSMFri 6:15 PM1hr 30minPatriots

Have you been thinking of coming out to a friend or a romantic partner? Do you worry about what you will say if someone unexpectedly finds out about your BDSM interests? In this class we talk about effective ways to discuss BDSM with such persons. How can we explain BDSM to them in terms with which they might empathize? What can we do to minimize background noise? How do we determine whether or not to have such a conversation? Helpful to * Those considering telling a friend or family. * Those considering speaking to a romantic partner about their BDSM interest. * Those who want to be prepared if unexpectedly outed or discovered.

Sea(m)

Safewords Safeplay - Not Just for the Meek : Be safe. Live long. Play strong.Fri 6:15 PM1hr 30minBarrington

Safewords have always had a place in the community. Some shun them as unecessary or meddlesome in scene. We will talk about how we negotiate, what safewords/safesigns we use. We will talk about safewords as used from a position of a strong and strengthened D/s relationship even in terms of M/s relationships where obedience is often absolute. How then will this strengthen My bonds to mine.

DaDoc(m)

Still Kinky After All These Years: Playing Post-TNGFri 6:15 PM1hr 30minTiverton

As the kink community grows older, more people are having to learn how to adapt their play styles to the changes as their bodies and minds age. Is it different to be in rope at 40 than at 20? How do slave positions & arthritis mix? What happens when your brain can't stop worrying about the mortgage when you want to be in TopSpace? And think of the children! Graydancer, a veteran dancer, grandfather, and crotchety dom, gives some solid suggestions for physical and mental resilience and adaptability to keep your play hot when you're beyond those TNG years. The class is for all roles, genders, and identities, and will combine instruction, demonstration, and discussion to make sure you get what you want out it.

Graydancer(m)

Survival in the SceneFri 6:15 PM1hr 30minOcean

Maybe you are new or perhaps been around the block a few times, now what? How do you make it in the scene after the "new & shiny" wears off without losing yourself? The big fun playground we call "the scene" can have some pretty dark corners - let's talk about how to protect ourselves and hopefully our friends from the many lurking pitfalls. Come join us as we talk about burnout, reputations, speed bumps, flame outs, and how to not screw yourself over in the pursuit of fun.

Danie(m)

Keeping New Relationship Energy Going: Some Ideas for LivingFri 8:00 PM1hr 30minBarrington

We have all experienced the excitement, the fun, and the sexual thrill of a new relationship. We have experienced times when we couldn't focus much beyond our new partner. Then, almost without awareness our world returned to the mundane, leaving us yearning for what now seems lost. Come join our class as we share some strategies for falling in love again night after night.

Jen(m)

When Things Go Wrong: What To Do and What To LearnFri 8:00 PM1hr 30minTiverton

Things can go wrong in a scene. Sometimes it's a small problem. Sometimes it's not. Either way, your level of preparedness can determine whether it's a little bump or a calamity. This workshop helps prevent and manage bad situations, and discusses rebuilding trust when problems occur. It's applicable to any type of BDSM play, and both tops and bottoms are encouraged to attend.

Max(m)

Comprehensive Introduction to the World of BDSMFri 9:45 PM1hr 30minTiverton

This discussion is from our new books: BDSM Mastery: Your guide to play, parties, and scene protocols plus BDSM Mastery: Your guide to creating your own Dominant and submissive Relationship. BDSM (not Leather) - what's it really all about. Options for getting involved: munches, clubs, demos, parties People - how to approach others without being a "creeper" (or appearing "needy") and how to say "no, thank you." Not all the "bad guys" are guys - things we don't think much about, but should. How to play and be played safely: knowing your needs, not playing beyond your abilities/skills, negotiations, mentors. Party protocols not only to improve scenes, but also to protect scenes. Bringing energy and clarity to your BDSM life - being a good Top and bottom. Now: what it's all about, really - using BDSM for connection and transcendence.

Dr. Bob(m)

Penile Anatomy for PlayFri 9:45 PM1hr 30minBarrington

There's more to know than you think! Join kinkster and cock aficionado extraordinaire Wintersong for a fun and informative exploration of the ins and outs of cocks, balls and more. Learn about the eight zones of penile sensitivity, strategies and techniques for a variety of play, and more anatomy than you can shake a dick at. You'll laugh, you'll learn, and your (or someone else's) genitals will thank you.

Wintersong(m)

Super Sex!Sat 9:00 AM1hr 30minWickford

How can you make your sex life safe while keeping it hot? Can the two happily exist together? Of course they can! Super hot safer sex is definitely on the menu in this workshop, where you'll learn the ins and outs of all things down under - without compromising your health or pleasure. Megan Andelloux will cover the essentials of erotic safer sex, including: barrier method basics (how can you put a condom on with your mouth?), how to spank safely, risk reduction methods, terrific toys, how lube can increase pleasure and safety, and so much more! Of course, this workshop is trans and queer inclusive because everyone deserves to be safe.

Megan Andelloux(m)

Auntie Midori's Practical Advice: For the New Tops & DominantsSat 10:45 AM1hr 30minBristol

Curious about BDSM? Are you just beginning to explore your top or dominant side? Do you find all the information out there a bit intimidating? Do you want to have successful kinky fun scenes and feel confident? Auntie Midori's here to help! She'll share practical tips, easy ways to get started, and how to avoid common mistakes. Learn how to find out your and your partner's desires and select the right toys to make that a steamy reality. She'll talk about how to avoid harming your partner while keeping the thrill. She'll also answer all the questions. She's prone to confess tales of her spectacular goofy bloopers too.

Midori(m)

Fucking With Your CameraSat 10:45 AM1hr 30minTiverton

This class is for photographers and models who want to explore more about what goes in to making good erotic photographs. This is not a camera or lighting class - we'll talk a little bit of tech, but we'll focus on discussing and demonstrating the emotional and creative aspects of making hot, engaging photographs. The difference between a snapshot and a hot photograph lies at the intersection of many things. In this non-technical workshop, we'll explore the elements that make a good erotic photograph; turning our attention inwards, listening to our own erotic voice. The topics we'll cover matter to both seasoned studio photographers and to bedroom beginners.

RopeRider(m)

Lube, Vibrators, Butt Plugs-Oh MY!Sat 10:45 AM1hr 30minWickford

Sex toys. Alone or with a companion, sex toys give you the opportunity to enhance and widen your sexual landscape. But where to start? Processing through all of the different types of toys can be overwhelming, and a person might be left breathless just from the sheer volume of options. This workshop will address the joys of sex toy play, and show you ways to incorporate them into your sex life. You will get straightforward and honest information about each item's best use, shelf life, and more. Going beyond "The Rabbit" in this class will help you figure out what would work best for your playtime, be it by yourself or with others!

Megan Andelloux(m)

Pedular Enthusiasm: The Universal and Sensual Foot ExperienceSat 10:45 AM1hr 30minKingston

This class will cover the numerous ways of engaging and appreciating feet and their sexual, sensual, social, psychological and spiritual dimensions. Subjects of fetishism/partialism, massage/reflexology, adornment, footwear, foot worship, dominance, communication and foot play will be addressed. The presenters seek to share an important (and sexy) pedular appreciation to build understanding and skills around one of the most prevalent sexual fetishes and universal symbols of human cultural identity.

P.E.T.E.(m), GRLee

Pleasuring the Female Body: The Female Orgasm, Ejaculation, & More!Sat 10:45 AM1hr 30minRotunda

Whether you are the fantastic owner of a vagina or love eating at the "Y", this class is bound to have something for everyone! Presented by our community's very own sex-positive midwife, Aiden will cover everything you ever wanted to know but were too afraid to ask in this interactive and demonstration-based presentation. Bring a sense of adventure, an open-mind, and a poncho - this is going to be a fun ride!

Aiden Fyre(m)

Skin Interruptus: How to Pierce, Poke, Cut and Mold SkinSat 10:45 AM1hr 30min623

This is a HANDS ON class using pigskin. Pigskin mimics human skin in many ways. Make a mistake on the pig and you have shreds. Make a mistake on the partner and you're fried. Here's a non competetive instructive hands on class to handle the many implements we use to suture / sew / pierce / cut / brand skin without the screaming (for now). Real world examples will be presented but this is a class to learn the skills. Some time will be devoted to understanding the skin on humans part, some of the risks, some of the pleasures and what to do if you REALLY f-up. There may be some laughter. Wear clothing that is NOT new and won't stain. We'll supply gloves and much of the rest.

DaDoc(m)

Bare as You Dare: Radical Body AcceptanceSat 1:00 PM1hr 30min623

Are you or is someone you love a closet nudist or reluctant exhibitionist who's plagued with body image issues? Bare as You Dare is an open, body positive, clothing optional forum to discuss those issues and how they apply to radical body acceptance, sex positivity and clothing optional socialization. Topics may include nudism, fat shaming, slut shaming, topfree equality, body image in the media, and more.

David Wraith(m)

Pedular Enthusiasm II: Massage and Other Sensual Footie DelightsSat 1:00 PM1hr 30minKingston

Pedular Enthusiasm II covers basic elements of therapeutic and sensual foot massage from service to sexual contexts, how to engage feet and their owners with positive, healing energy. Foot massage is a beautiful practice that can be as much emotional and physical support as it can be foreplay, aftercare or a sensuous gift in its own right. Basic foot structure and numerous massage techniques will be demonstrated in an interactive environment. In addition, other harmonious elements of foot worship will be integrated into the demonstration. Participants with willing partners are welcome as are those without. Participants are encouraged to find demo partners if they come on their own. Proper negotiation and consent is expected amongst all attendees participating.

P.E.T.E.(m), GRLee

Best Kink Advice Nobody Told YouSat 2:45 PM1hr 30minBristol

Do you want more fulfilling play? Need more effective ways to uncover the other's real desires and minimize scene failure? Want to better communicate your hungers and get better play? Dissatisfied with scenes or frustrated at not having your desire accepted? How do you create a multi person scene where everyone is happy? Join Midori in this popular and unique class where she explodes the standard definitions of kink and expands the idea of what it is all about. She maps out a fine-tuned and flexible framework that anyone can use to better describe their appetites. The first step to fulfilling your desire is to better understand them, then effectively and appealingly conveying them. A class for those who want hotter play, and those don't quite fit into the standard boxes... and for anyone who is curious about their own pleasure potential!

Midori(m)

Dressing for PleasureSat 2:45 PM1hr 30min623

Curious about what to wear for what event, or maybe thinking about how to use what you wear to spice up your play? Come find out lots of useful info about "the icing on the cake" (what we wear) in this fun and interactive class. Together, we will discuss: What types of clothing are expected in various places? What is fetish formal? Do you HAVE to wear just black? Shopping ideas ... and SO much more. Bring your questions and ideas to share!

Danie(m)

Elements of a SceneSat 2:45 PM1hr 30minTiverton

Yay! Someone wanted to scene with you! Now what? This class focuses on breaking down the phases of a good scene, From Negotiation to Aftercare, and beyond, to help you plan out the experience of your dreams, and their nightmares...

Murphy Blue(m)

Making a Skill a SceneSat 4:30 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

Yes ... you can flog, or use a whip, or a cane. Maybe you're great with needle play or fire play. These are skills that we can quickly pick up, but there is a difference between the use of the implement for a sensation experience, and making the use of a single skill a great scene. This becomes the difference between those who might be able to "use a flogger" vs. those who "do a great flogging scene". All too often in the rush to become "competent" we lose sight of what separates the student from the master, the ability to create art from the skill. In this class Ramirez will explain how to take a single skill and turn it into a great scene. These concepts will diversify your nature and application of your skill with a single tool to create a lasting impression. In addition to this we will go over new ways to think about your approach and construct to a scene, as well as how to implement psychological aspects into your scene.

Lord Ramirez(m)

Say Yes to Saying No: Protect your Boundaries Effectively and GracefullySat 4:30 PM1hr 30minRotunda

The goal of this class is to empower people and make it easier to say no. We discuss what can make it hard to say no and what can mitigate each difficulty. This class then interactively outlines a 4-tier process of saying no when a boundary is being crossed, whether it is an unwanted advance or some other matter. The 4 tiers account for different behaviors we might face in such situations. We then put this approach into practice through role play.

Sea(m)

Tickling: From Sensual to TorturousSat 4:30 PM1hr 30minKingston

Tickling: from Sensual to Torturous (Tickling 102) is a discussion and demonstration of tickling as a fun, sensual, erotic and playful way of achieving dynamic connection with a partner or partners/tickle buddies along with emotional and health benefits that include deep levels of relaxation, deeper breathing patterns, emotional catharsis, heightened intellectual focus and greater physical vitality. This demonstration is participatory and will engage participants in exploring their own ticklishness and/or their innate and unexpressed desires to find those ticklish spots in others. Subjects covered will include fair play and rules for tickling, identifying lees and lers (ticklees and ticklers), finding ticklish spots, techniques for tickling, bondage concepts (particular to tickle play) and tickle wear. Participants will be shown safe, effective, torturous and fun techniques and practices for making their tickle experiences truly memorable and, above all, repeatable.

P.E.T.E., GRLee(m)

That Ain't Necessarily So: Lies, Exaggerations & Silly Shit You Keep Hearing In the SceneSat 6:15 PM1hr 30minTiverton

A true dominant will never bottom. We're all safe, sane and consensual. Kinky people are smarter & more creative. Safewords are necessary. Verbs are nouns. There are no rules. There are rules. How many times have you heard people state, with authority and assurance, something that sounds absolute and yet maybe a little fishy? How many times have you passed on a fact or truth or rule you secretly question, or realized much later that you had been misinformed? For a scene supposedly based on open and honest communication (hah!) we tell each other - and sometimes ourselves - a lot of things that ain't necessarily so. Whether you are new and soaking it up like a sponge or an old hand and ready to speak truth to kink, come on in for a look at some of the top deceptions, inventions and whoppers we pass around!

Laura Antoniou(m)

Tickle Torture - 4 ElementsSat 6:15 PM1hr 30minKingston

The four elements of tickle torture will be discussed and demonstrated utilizing simple, but effective forms of bondage. Tickle torture is a particular level of tickle play that engages the body, mind and emotions in a deeper way. Safety issues will be discussed and attendees will be engaged in creative play development and actively in demonstration as ticklees, ticklers or voyeurs.

P.E.T.E., GRLee(m)

Doing Up My FaceSat 8:00 PM1hr 30minWickford

Have you ever found yourself staring at someone's scene? What was it that made you feel so good inside? Did you then try to achieve those same feelings in your own scene? Let's explore hyper expression with kink in play-spaces as both a voyeuristic and an exhibitionistic activity. Is dressing up for your pleasure or for the pleasure of those who see you? Is setting a scene more for the pleasure of those directly involved or for those who are viewers as well?

Echolynx(m)

Intro to CBTSat 8:00 PM1hr 30minTiverton

Cock and Ball Torture (cbt) doesn't have to be incredibly complex or difficult. This introductory cbt class will cover some of the fun and mean things you can do to someone's (or your own) cock and balls quickly and easily using readily available supplies such as clothespins, your own fingers, a tiny switch or flogger, and more! Join us for the hows, whys (and why nots), and of course some fun demonstrations of simple cbt.

Wintersong(m)

Always Ready for Action: Play Without ToysSat 9:45 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

Did you leave your toy bag at home? Are you tired of carrying it around with you? With the tools and techniques covered in this workshop, you will be able to improvise a scene on the spot - anytime and anywhere. We explore how to create exciting play without any toys - just yourself and your partner. We demonstrate how to safely use punching, face slapping, abrasion, tickling, hair pulling and other bodily sensations. In addition, we talk about how to incorporate psychological aspects that will take your play to the next level.

Eric Pride(m)

Exploring the World of BDSMSun 10:00 AM1hr 30minGreenwich

So many terms, so much nuance to this thing we call "The Scene." Join us for a conversation about terminology, social customs, dynamics, and a host of other topics. Bring your curiosity and be ready to jump in to this lively and interactive discussion. Paper and pencils will be available for those who would prefer to ask their questions anonymously.

Danie(m)

Pedular Enthusiasm III: Foot Fetishist as TopSun 10:00 AM1hr 30minKingston

Foot fetish stereotypes brand fetishists as male and submissive. This class will explore the pedular enthusiast as top, enjoying feet from this less publicized power dynamic. We will discuss and demonstrate the fetishist as requiring the presentation and use of the bottom's feet, foot service for the top and the broader expression of power exchange in foot fetishism.

P.E.T.E.(m), GRLee

Let it Flow: Playing With Water SportsSun 11:45 AM1hr 30min623

From sexy and sensuous to downright dirty, people do water sports for all sorts of reasons. Whether it's the humiliation of being pissed on or forced to pee in one's clothing, to the feeling of submission or intimacy of being covered in a lover's body fluids, the reasons why can be as diverse as the ways how. We'll be looking into psychology, health, tips on how to get more recycled water... and explore ways to incorporate this delightfully taboo body fluid into play!

Aiden Fyre(m)

Public Play: How to Play Discreetly in Front of OthersSun 11:45 AM1hr 30minTiverton

Public play. Right in front of unknowing others. On the street. In the restaurant. On the subway. Wherever strikes you and your partner's fancy. Can it be done? Yes, absolutely - but it is important to be respectful and not to expose or impose our kink on the general public. In this presentation we cover the ethics and safety of play in public, and demonstrate a number of scenarios you can use. Scenarios include bondage, S&M, humiliation, power exchange, and much more ... all discrete enough to fly under the radar. This is an intermediate class and it is recommended that participants have a good practical knowledge of and hands-on experience with BDSM.

Eric Pride(m)

Kink and DisabilitySun 1:45 PM1hr 30minTiverton

We can't all be perfect specimens of physical and mental health. In fact, many of us are in some way for lack of a better word, broken. This may pre-date our involvement in kink or even in sexuality at all. Or it could be a recent development. This can take many different forms and can affect our lives, and yes our sex lives in a wide variety of ways. Let's get together and discuss issues such as: how does one explore safe play with new physical limitations, how do we find satisfying substitutions for favored activities that may now have become off limits, and how do we talk to a play partner about our physical or emotional boundaries without freaking them out.

Wintersong(m)

 


Hypnosis

Bodywork Techniques for BDSM: Rough Play With ZanyM! It's good for you!Fri 9:45 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

This class will explore hands-on bodywork techniques that can enhance hypnotic states and other BDSM activities. I will lead a brief discussion about body language, intent and what touch can convey non-verbally. I will touch on the VAKOG model (visual, audio, kinesthetic, olfactory and gustatory) associated with NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) that is often used in hypnosis. I will also be demonstrating some advanced hypnosis skills such as matching and leading, developing rapport with your subject, and using touch to communicate intent. Many "intense" bodywork techniques will be introduced. I will briefly discuss safety precautions. These techniques will all be rougher - some are physically beneficial. I will then show a hot-as-fuck scene and utilize some of the techniques discussed. In this workshop version we will practice with a lovely vict...partner. It may be someone you already know, or a brand spanking new friend! Bring a yoga mat or blanket to explore on should you want to practice and be led through techniques. Expect to learn, explore, and play rough! Class format: Demo/ Hands-on Workshop Skill level: Intermediate with awareness, bring a blanket or a yoga mat if you want to practice techniques.

ZanyM(m)

Erotic Hypnosis 101Sat 10:45 AM1hr 30minGreenwich

Are you curious about what erotic hypnosis is, what you can do with it, or how to get started? Wiseguy (Mark Wiseman), author of the book *Mind Play: A Guide to Erotic Hypnosis* answers all of those questions and more. A professional hypnotist in mundane life with 15 years of experience writing about, teaching, and doing erotic hypnosis, Wiseguy explains what an erotic hypnosis scene is all about, from negotiation through after care, and then backs it up with a live demonstration.

Wiseguy(m)

Your Hypnotic Self: Becoming a more effective erotic hypnotistSat 9:45 PM1hr 30minRotunda

Do you know what makes one hypnotist more compelling, more interesting, more fun to play with than another? It's a number of things, actually: their voice, their choice of language, their touch, their focus on their trance partner. Wiseguy (Mark Wiseman), professional hypnotist and author of *Mind Play: A Guide to Erotic Hypnosis* shows you the skills you need to reach the next level as a hypnotist. Learn about developing your unique hypnotic style, that combination of voice and language and movement and touch that does so much to make or break the experience for your partner. Explore how to choose an induction type and suggestion language that will resonate with your partner's mind. Gain tips and insights for negotiation, consent, and after care considerations that help to build a fun, successful, satisfying scene for both of you.

Wiseguy(m)

HypnoDolly Genderfuck Playtime!Sun 11:45 AM1hr 30minGreenwich

"You can brush my hair, undress me everywhere..." Come to learn about different kinds of hypnotic doll play and fuck with the gender-norms. The fuck doll to the robot, the rag to the action figure, the puppet to the wind up. Leave your preconceived notions at the door about what a doll's gender can be. They can be shells waiting to be filled, over and over again. We will talk about creating a doll and there will be a crazy demonstration of putting these ideas into play! Attendees should come willing to share their creativity and imagination and if possible with a partner to try out some enjoyable techniques. Please come with an item that inspires you in filling your tabula rasa (blank slate.) Come on dolly lets go party!

ZanyM(m)

 


Impact

The Erotic Signal WhipFri 9:45 PM1hr 30minBristol

Whips are not just for pain, and this class will help explore other aspects of the use of your whip. This workshop is a technique for those interested in using their signal whip for lighter erotic play. Students should come prepared with a signal whip as this will be a hands on technique class, partners are welcome, but not required.

Lord Ramirez(m)

Rhythm Caning: Sticks well thrown that make folks moanSat 9:00 AM1hr 30minGreenwich

Have you always thought of caning as harsh, brutal and extremely painful? It can be but it doesn't have to be. In this class you will see a more sensual side of caning that just might change canes from the most feared to the most beloved instruments in your toy bag... that leaves bottoms begging for more! You will learn * what defines a cane * different types of canes * styles of caning and * a variety of strokes ...that can all be used in rhythmic ways to provide your bottom with a caning experience ranging from sensual to intense. We will discuss the qualities of Rattan in detail, and even demonstrate how you can easily make your own rattan canes! Anyone who wants to, will have a chance to practice the demonstrated rhythm caning techniques in this lecture/demonstration experience.

Carl(m), lisa

Spanking, the Kinky Gateway DrugSat 9:00 AM1hr 30minTiverton

Tie 'em and beat 'em, rope 'em and rough 'em or is there something more you can do to your partner? Join us as we explore the spectrum of spanking from sensual to sadistic. Novice or jaded, there is always something tantalizing about a bare bottom spanking. This workshop will give you a chance to build on your skills from basic to advanced. The use of positioning, technique and setting the scene will be covered.

Danie(m)

Beginners Signal Whips / How to Throw a WhipSat 4:30 PM1hr 30minTiverton

This is a class geared to get anyone who has just bought a signal whip up and running with a good basic set of throwing skills to grow and develop with. We will be covering basic throws and how to string them together in to a complete throwing style. Requirements + Please bring your own whip preferably 4 feet or longer (Acceptable whips for this class are Signal whips and Mini snakes ) + Spiral wrap glued whips are not acceptable for use in this class if you have any questions please contact me prior to the class

Dov(m)

Fun and Pain with CanesSat 8:00 PM1hr 30minBristol

Canes are one of the most classic and iconic SM toys, simple to to learn and years to master with incredible range of nuance and depth. If you need to pick up all the basics on techniques, materials and styles, this is the class to go to. We will be covering how to use your canes in a sensual, safe and productive way as well as downright mean and vicious.

Dov(m)

Sadistic Bondage and Rough Body PlaySat 9:45 PM1hr 30minBristol

This class is about Pain, and its effect on the human body, both physically and mentally. Rope can be used for great pleasure and for great pain, and can have a transcending effect on the body and mind. This class is about blurring the lines that separate them. We will be focusing on different ties and techniques as well as using thinner rope and less of it. There is something very exciting about twisting, contorting, yanking and pulling someone for your own satisfaction. We will of course cover how this play affects safety. You will get to ask questions for yourself and gain understanding from the perspective of the top and the bottom as to why people play this way. We will be covering floor work through partial suspension. You will also get a chance to indulge in this type of play and do some hands on bondage. Class participants will need to bring a few pieces of rope, preferably help or jute in 5 mm or 6 mm, in 15 and 30 ft lengths.

BOSSBONDAGE(m)

Whacktastic!: The Art of Successful Impact PlaySat 9:45 PM1hr 30minKingston

Make an impact...without saying a word! This class will teach the ins and outs of body stimulation through impact play. We will cover the physiology, psychology, communication, and finite details to have a great experience with impact play. This class welcomes all interested in various forms of impact play, from curious beginner to advanced kinkster. Come learn in a judgement-free, transparent class with an open forum style that is bound to have tons of fun! Various demo techniques will be explored.

SpankBOSS(m), NaughtyBaby

Floggers: The Art of Flogging and How to Hit HardSun 10:00 AM1hr 30minTiverton

The flogger is so commonplace in the scene everyone has at least one kind or another. But not many people know how to use it as effectively as they should. Join us as we discuss and demonstrate different styles, techniques, and strokes. + Please bring your own Floggers

Dov(m)

 


Lounge

Boot Blacking - FridayFri 6:15 PM3hr 30minBootblacking

The Bootblack Stand is back this year for all of your boot and leather needs. Come by, take a load off, watch the beautiful fetishwear go by, and let our team of skilled bootblacks care for your boots, jackets, pants, vests, chaps, and toys. Donations go to a good cause and you'll look great when we're done.

Trevor, Just_Kate

Photo Lounge and Photographer/Model Meet and GreetFri 6:15 PM3hr607

The New England Leather Alliance is pleased to once again support a wide group of talented photographers by providing a digital gallery for their work. The Photo Lounge will be open throughout the weekend to provide you with a relaxed place to revive your energy and spirits by showing a wide variety of photos submitted by over 30 photographers. Please join us for a Meet and Greet with some of the featured talented folk in attendance.

Rope Lounge - FridayFri 7:00 PM2hr 30min632

Come join us in the Rope Lounge!

A space dedicated to practicing, learning and talking about rope.

There will be experienced rope tops and bottoms from S.C.A.R (Sea Coast Area Rope), Worcester Rope Group and Northampton Rope Group will be here to help answer questions, teach ties, or just give a helping hand.

Bring your rope, bring a friend and lets see what rope fun we can get into.

Twitch-the-Switch, justDerek

The Pet Pile - SaturdaySat 9:00 AM8hrOcean

Bring your pets and inner animals out for great fun at the Pet Pile Lounge! Romp around on cushioned floors, play with pet-safe toys, and socialize with fellow pets and those who love them. Compare gear, training methods, and more - all are welcome!

pet tigress

Whip Lounge - SaturdaySat 9:00 AM8hrNarragansett

Domino and Dee once again present the Whip Lounge. Come and learn how to crack that whip; show off your skills; find out what you want to buy; and learn all the little tips and tricks you've always wanted to know about.

Deeva

Boot Blacking - SaturdaySat 10:00 AM11hrBootblacking

The Bootblack Stand is back this year for all of your boot and leather needs. Come by, take a load off, watch the beautiful fetishwear go by, and let our team of skilled bootblacks care for your boots, jackets, pants, vests, chaps, and toys. Donations go to a good cause and you'll look great when we're done.

Trevor, Just_Kate

Rope Lounge - SaturdaySat 10:00 AM8hr632

Come join us in the Rope Lounge!

A space dedicated to practicing, learning and talking about rope.

There will be experienced rope tops and bottoms from S.C.A.R (Sea Coast Area Rope), Worcester Rope Group and Northampton Rope Group will be here to help answer questions, teach ties, or just give a helping hand.

Bring your rope, bring a friend and lets see what rope fun we can get into.

Twitch-the-Switch, justDerek

Photo Lounge - SaturdaySat 11:00 AM7hr607

The New England Leather Alliance is pleased to once again support a wide group of talented photographers by providing a digital gallery for their work. The Photo Lounge will be open throughout the weekend to provide you with a relaxed place to revive your energy and spirits by showing a wide variety of photos submitted by over 30 photographers.

Boot Blacking - SundaySun 10:00 AM6hrBootblacking

The Bootblack Stand is back this year for all of your boot and leather needs. Come by, take a load off, watch the beautiful fetishwear go by, and let our team of skilled bootblacks care for your boots, jackets, pants, vests, chaps, and toys. Donations go to a good cause and you'll look great when we're done.

Trevor, Just_Kate

Little's Playtime - SundaySun 10:00 AM5hr 30minOcean

Enjoy some innocence and fun with coloring books, stuffed animals, toys, and even a G-rated movie in the Littles Playtime Lounge where all Littles and their counterparts are welcome. There will be a blanket fort!

pet tigress

Pony Paddocks - SundaySun 10:00 AM5hr 30minNarragansett

This is the place for owners and trainers to bring their ponies for a bit of a workout or grooming. Loaner tack is available for the new and curious, we'll help get you started as a pony, trainer, or stablehand. The bigger the herd, the more fun we all have - come join the herd!

Ponyboy Rusty, Ponyboy Stormy, La Dresseuse

Rope Lounge - SundaySun 10:00 AM6hr632

Come join us in the Rope Lounge!

A space dedicated to practicing, learning and talking about rope.

There will be experienced rope tops and bottoms from S.C.A.R (Sea Coast Area Rope), Worcester Rope Group and Northampton Rope Group will be here to help answer questions, teach ties, or just give a helping hand.

Bring your rope, bring a friend and lets see what rope fun we can get into.

Twitch-the-Switch, justDerek

Photo Lounge - SundaySun 11:00 AM3hr607

The New England Leather Alliance is pleased to once again support a wide group of talented photographers by providing a digital gallery for their work. The Photo Lounge will be open throughout the weekend to provide you with a relaxed place to revive your energy and spirits by showing a wide variety of photos submitted by over 30 photographers.

 


Movement

Full-Contact Dom: Impact, Pressure Points, and Physical RoughhousingSat 9:00 AM1hr 30minBristol

A combination of dance and martial arts, this class focuses on methods of maintaining and utilizing a physical connection between the top and the bottom. Whether you're focusing on takedowns or sensual rope, using full-contact and focusing techniques can increase the enjoyment of any scene. Remember, if you're not cheatin', you ain't tryin'.

Graydancer(m)

NELA's Kinky Yoga SIG Presents: Thai 'em up.Sat 9:00 AM1hr 30minRhode Island

The class that's familiar, for you have seen it, or been part of it at many of the local events. NELA's Kinky Yoga SIG, once again, will be presented for your enjoyment.

sepiessa(m)

Dancing in the SceneSun 11:45 AM1hr 30minWickford

Everyone knows that, with good music, Murphy Blue is not one to stay still. Learn from him how to move your ropes, your partners, and yourself to the music of the Dungeon.

Murphy Blue(m)

 


Power and Authority Exchange

The Lazy Top's Guide to Pacing a SceneFri 6:15 PM1hr 30minBristol

After the success of her previous class, 'the Lazy Top's Guide to a Creative and Exciting Scene', Princess Kali is back with more tips for the 'Lazy Top' on how to effectively and easily set the pace of a scene, whether your kinky play lasts an hour, a weekend or even longer. Learn techniques to guide the timing and intensity of each session so that you are actually in control without having to work too hard at it (this is the 'Lazy Top' series after all!). This class can help anyone (new or advanced) learn some tricks to tame time.

Princess Kali(m)

Beyond 50 Shades: Realities of Power Exchange: D/s Dynamics for the Beginner or Battle-scarredFri 8:00 PM1hr 30minWickford

Love it or hate it, the 50 Shades series has opened the floodgates of interest in power exchange, which is both good news and bad. The good news? It has acted as a catalyst, awakening many people to dominant or submissive desires that may have otherwise remained buried for years or even a lifetime. The bad news? Many of those newly awakened people may never venture beyond the books (and now, the movie) as their source of "education" - equating those fictional, fantasy portrayals of power exchange as fact. Regardless of how your interest in exploring power exchange dynamics began, if you are ready to investigate what lies beyond the boundaries of a scene on Saturday night, you will want to attend this interactive presentation. We will explore the range of power exchange structures, from Top/bottom to 24/7 TPE (total power exchange) like M/s (Master/slave) and O/p (Owner/property) and how to find a form that fits your needs and desires. Be prepared to take notes (or have someone take them for you) as we delve into: + commonly used "lifestyle" labels and their definitions + important points to consider when constructing your power dynamic + potential pitfalls and how to avoid them + what to do when it isn't working the way you thought it would. At the end of this presentation, you will hopefully have an expanded understanding of your relationship desires so you can enjoy deeper, more fulfilling connections; regardless of how you choose to exchange power with others.

Carl(m), lisa

Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really WantFri 9:45 PM1hr 30minOcean

Often, when we try to tell our partners what we like or want, those words are filtered through things like expectations, projection, fear, shame and verbal shortcuts. Play a little card game with Laura and push your flirting talents up a notch! Expand your creativity and verbal skills beyond "I like flogging" or "anything you want" through an interactive game and exercise. Learn how creative communication and courageous risk-taking can make your relationship and play more intimate, satisfying and fun. Say what you mean, and mean what you say - and make it seductive.

Laura Antoniou(m)

Tops are from Mars, Bottoms are from Venus: Bridging The Communication GapFri 9:45 PM1hr 30minWickford

Communication is the basis of consent, isn't that what we say in the BDSM world? We've developed many techniques to facilitate that communication, from negotiation checklists to safewords. But why do these techniques fail? We'll unpack the twisty innards of masochistic and submissive mindset and discuss some less-than-logical aspects of human psychology that even kinky folks are prone to.

Cecilia Tan(m)

FemDom Round TableSat 9:00 AM1hr 30minPatriots

This panel is for Female Dominants and those who love to serve them. This panel tries to bring both new and experienced people together. All women or feminine persons who identify as Top, Domme or Switch are welcome. In this panel we discuss many of the questions new and experienced have and /or can answer. This gives the participants a forum to bring their concerns to the table and get answers from women who may have dealt with the same problems at some time in their experience. It is held in a round robin manner. Also, invited to attend are those who identify as wanting to serve Female Dominates, but realize that most of the discussion will be from the Dominant side and you will be allowed to participate only if asked for an open opinion answer.

Miss Cindy(m)

Topping to the Next Level: Hot NegotiationSat 9:00 AM1hr 30minRotunda

If you think negotiation is finding out what your bottom likes and doesn't like you're missing the best parts. Negotiation is the foundation for the scene. It establishes consent, builds trust, sets a tone, creates expectations and identifies boundaries. With the right tools, it can also be hot, seductive and wickedly effective. We'll explore: What is the real purpose of negotiation? Where does the negotiation end and the scene begin? What objectives should you pursue when you negotiate? When should your negotiation NOT lead to a scene? What is your negotiation style? Does your style suite your purpose and persona? What are some specific techniques for eliciting engagement, obtaining consent and gathering information? Learn how to negotiate more powerfully and effectively. You're scenes will be better for it.

Max(m)

Ballroom Dance from the Maledom/femsub perspectiveSat 1:00 PM1hr 30minRotunda

In this workshop we will approach ballroom dance from its classical gender roles. The class will help couples to focus on several issues that typically can make or break any relationship. Amongst which are communication (verbal and nonverbal), self Image, self worth, and connection. This class is heavily participatory and does require a partner. While it is labeled as for Maledom/femsub, it can be taken by any couple as long as the can decide who will be taking the role of Man/Lead (top) and Woman/Follower (bottom).

Lord Ramirez(m)

Cigar Play: Ritual, Sensation, and PowerSat 1:00 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

Cigars have a rich tradition in the leather community full of history, ritual and a depth of sensation perfect for kinky play. Whether you're into the fear of a cherry-red hot tip hovering near skin, or the literal breathless abandon of sharing a smokerise with your lover, Graydancer will help introduce and explore with you the lush experience of a good cigar scene. Learn both the safe and the spectacular tricks of good cigar topping as well as how to enjoy the service and submission that can be found in a nice tight ash. This class focuses on the play part of cigar play, and leaves the esoteric labels to the google-fu of the participants. No actual smoking allowed during the class - but Gray's techniques will still give you the skills you need to enjoy a great cigar scene.

Graydancer(m)

Happy, Healthy HumiliationSat 1:00 PM1hr 30minBristol

Humiliation is such a complex and varied fetish that many lifestyle and professional players hesitate to delve very deeply into the many fun options for embarrassing, degrading or humiliating their submissive. After attending this workshop however, both light and heavy players will be equipped with exciting new ideas to use and expand upon. Everything from dehumanization, to chastity training, to verbal humiliation and water-sports will be discussed, as well as How to Humiliate Happily- the ways to make sure that everyone is getting what they need from the experience.

Princess Kali(m)

How Power Exchange Relationships get into TroubleSat 1:00 PM1hr 30minTiverton

Power exchange relationships can be difficult to sustain over time. It takes a lot of ongoing work to keep such relationships fresh and it's easy to slip back into more common archetypes ("husband/wife" or "boyfriend/girlfriend"). This workshop covers such topics as: initial reasons why a power exchange relationship can get into trouble; ego and insecurity in relationships; structural reasons for difficulties; exploring fear and anxiety among slaves and submissives; inability of one partner to be what the other wished for; and an exploration of positive characteristics one might look for in a partner. (NOTE: attendees may wish to take notes.)

Dr. Bob(m)

Becoming a Sexually Dominant WomanSat 2:45 PM1hr 30minRotunda

There are a lot of myths about powerful women and they can get in the way when you want to tap into your femme power. Fortunately, Princess Kali can make it much easier to be both strong and feminine. She'll help you discover your dominant persona and style, offer tips on becoming comfortable in that role, show you a few basic kinky toys, get you started on using sexy verbal play, and more. She'll even give you some ideas for bringing service submission into your play so your partner can pamper you the way you deserve! Let your powerful side out and see how much fun she can be! This workshop focuses on women with male partners

Princess Kali(m)

Double Edge: BDSM and Transgender CommunitiesSat 4:30 PM1hr 30minBarrington

From the man or woman who cross-dresses for the first time as part of a BDSM scene, to the transsexual who is trying to figure out which play parties they can attend, being transgendered in the BDSM scene is both a blessing and a challenge. At the same time, a remarkably high percentage of transgendered people identify with leathersex - why? We'll discuss how BDSM roleplaying lends itself to gender play, struggle with the political implications of being gender transgressive perverts, talk about what happens to D/s roles when people change gender roles, and remind folks of what we have to teach the larger community. For transgendered folks of all stripes, their partners, friends and allies, and anyone who's curious about the intersection of kink, power exchange, and the gender spectrum.

Raven Kaldera(m)

Reexamining Authority-Based Relationships: definitions, preconceptions and confusionsSat 4:30 PM1hr 30minBristol

In our world, we're told that there are Tops and bottoms, Dominants and submissives, Masters and slaves, and Owners and property. While some fit pretty easily into those roles, others find that they don't fit so comfortably into popularly accepted descriptions of these roles. If you're finding that popular role definitions aren't serving your needs as a couple, come to this class and explore ways of blending a bit of D/M and a bit of s/s to enhance/enrich the possibilities in your relationship. After all, what we do is about relationship first and SM second, right? (Oh, and we'll be discussing various general ways of interacting between the D-type and the s-type, including working with dominant slaves.)

Dr. Bob(m)

Making D/S WorkSat 6:15 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

Dominant/submissive relationships can be supremely satisfying: you get all the love and support of any good relationship, plus all the power that's implicit in D/S. They're not easy though. D/S requires mad skills, goodwill, self-awareness, and a willingness to be transparent and vulnerable. Max has been doing consensual, deliberate, D/S for 20 years. Not surprisingly, he has a lot to say about the topic. This workshop helps you identify what you want from D/S, and provides advanced skills and resources for finding and nurturing your ideal D/S relationship.

Max(m)

The Lazy Top's Guide: An Exciting and Creative SceneSat 6:15 PM1hr 30minBristol

A creative scene doesn't always require an extensive set up, big muscles, or a lot of time. The Lazy Top philosophy says to use your brain rather than your brawn! Princess Kali will share dozens of concrete examples for both Tops AND Bottoms on how to get more inventive in designing your play time. Using inexpensive resources, imaginative mindsets and 'real world' situations that will help keep your play hot and happening often, without putting in any extra work! This class is appropriate for all sides of the power dynamic, all genders, all skill levels and differently-abled body types. It's a seriously surprisingly versatile class!

Princess Kali(m)

The Ordeal Path: BDSM SpiritualitySat 6:15 PM1hr 30minBarrington

From the Lakota Sun Dance to monastic submission, the elements of BDSM have been part of people's spiritual lives for millennia. We'll explore the different ways one can incorporate these varied practices into your spiritual life, from sacred pain ordeals to cathartic ritual theater to an ethical and spiritual expression of submission and mastery.

Raven Kaldera(m)

How to Own and Train a Service SubmissiveSat 8:00 PM1hr 30minRotunda

Most Tops & Dom/me's dream about having a well behaved service submissive to call their very own. But finding one pre-trained can be rough (and training out bad behaviors can be even tougher!) so it's better to find and train your own, to your exact specifications. Once you've found someone who meets your standards, then the actual training of a service submissive can be fun for both sides! With a little creativity and a lot of discipline, a top-notch servant can be created out of almost anyone.

Princess Kali(m)

Pegging Sir: (and Other Forms of Service Topping without Switching*)Sat 8:00 PM1hr 30minKingston

In this class Naiia will speak of her personal experience remaining in a submissive mind-set while engaging in "dominant" activities. The class is based on the principle that no act is inherently dominant or submissive but it is the intent that matters. She will discuss ways that the submissive partner can communicate desires no matter how scary, and also discover new things their dominant partner may enjoy. The end goal is hot scenes with everyone secure in their headspace. *not that there's anything wrong with that.

Naiia(m)

Polyamory In A Power DynamicSat 8:00 PM1hr 30minBarrington

The practice of polyamory - multiple honest nonmonogamous relationships, especially long-term ones - has its own community, proponents, and theories, some of which are incompatible with deliberately inegalitarian relationships. On the other hand, people in power dynamics often try to leap directly into polyamory with no concept of how to make it work ... and we've all seen their failures littering the Internet forums. How can we combine these relationship styles in ways that are functional and sustainable, and not become just another statistic? What can we learn from the decades of polyamory research, and how do we adapt it in a way that is right for us as masters and slaves? Come with your questions!

Raven Kaldera(m)

Art of Feminine Dominance for All GendersSun 10:00 AM1hr 30minBristol

Elegance, power and confidence... Do you want to know how to be a dominant without being a bad cliche? How do you find a sexy style of erotic dominance that's authentic to you? Using a special technique she developed, Midori will help you to find your inner power femme archetype, allowing you to pursue erotic fulfillment of sensual power play. Not your typical how-to class, you'll discover the difference between constructive and destructive desires and point you towards ways of bringing satisfaction in bedroom play for both you and your partner. Midori will share with you her secrets of the feminine art of dominance. She will discuss the psychology, practical exercises, techniques, fashion, how to discover what makes your partner weak-kneed, and more. This class is not limited to a gender, but for all who harbor the powerful feminine within! Something for everyone from the novice to the experienced player. Partners and lovers of the dominant feminine welcome!

Midori(m)

Living a Dom/sub Life Apart: Making It Work in the Real WorldSun 10:00 AM1hr 30minBarrington

This is an open discussion about how we make a DaddyDom / little girl relationship work at a distance. We will talk openly about our poly lifestyle and how we keep our lives fresh and maintained at a distance.

DaDoc(m)

Why Are We Clashing Like This?: Exploring Common Communication UpsetsSun 10:00 AM1hr 30minRotunda

Relationships in our BDSM community are often more complex than marriages. The s-type is working 100% to please Master/Dom(me), and Master/Dom/me is endeavoring to guide and grow the slave/submissive. "Stuff" can often get in the way of clear communication. When communications get in trouble, the relationship gets in trouble. This workshop covers some "out-of-the-box" communication issues. About half of this presentation will go over conflicts arising from areas where differences between people are often hidden, such as how we communicate love, how time may be different for each partner, how upbringing may affect your current relationship, how we process information, and so forth. Many tips and techniques are easy to explain and to learn and provide eye-opening insights about ways you and your partner(s) communicate love. Similarly, couples/triads/etc often collide over issues that are not at all obvious to either party. (NOTE: you might wish to bring pen and paper.)

Dr. Bob(m)

Authentic DominationSun 11:45 AM1hr 30minRotunda

In this class, Princess Kali will dispel the fears and stereotypes commonly associated with domination. Find the spark that ignites your dominant desires and reveal your inner-self. Archetypes, style, integrity, communication skills and effective use of aftercare will all be considered in this brand new class which focuses less on the activity and more on the intention. This class is appropriate for any gender, sexual orientation or skill level.

Princess Kali(m)

Submitting with Strength: Drop your panties for that spanking, not your personalitySun 11:45 AM1hr 30minKingston

We need to submit, serve, and care for our Dominant partner with every fiber of our being. We are also strong, independent people with thoughts, ideas, desires, and the need to express them freely and sometimes with volume. Can we be submissive with a dominant personality and what does that mean? How do these two halves co-exist without implosion? How do you make it work in your relationship with your Dominant? This discussion is open to all levels of the power exchange.

GRLee(m)

Hierarchical D/sSun 1:45 PM1hr 30minWickford

Dominance and submission is not restricted to being just between two people. There are many different ways to have power and authority exchange between multiple people. This workshop explores some of the different ways that have succeeded. Come and learn about variations and options that you might want to embrace.

Diamond Blue(m)

Mindfucks: Let Them Do the Work for YouSun 1:45 PM1hr 30minBristol

Sit back and watch as that little self reinforcing voice in the back of your bottoms / slave / properties / subject / victims head spins and spins building a teetering tower on top of whatever small mind worm you inserted in their head. A Mindfuck is any situation that creates a disorienting note of uncertainty in your subjects mind or plays on any fears, real, imagined, or both, that you can elicit through any physical or mental means. The goal is to spin a narrative to create an altered reality for the subject in which they are their own worst enemy. This is a discussion, demo and hands-on of how to create a narrative and take advantage of the moment as well as strategies and scenarios that can produce hours and days and even months of fun and terror.

Dov(m)

The Art of the Sensual KimonoSun 1:45 PM1hr 30minBarrington

Being dressed in formal Kimono can be a very erotic experience that a couple can share. The art of dressing a woman in a silk Kimono and a tight Obi (Belt) can be experienced in several ways. It can be an act of service to a Domme wanting to have the sensual empowerment of the formal Kimono, or it can be a form of bondage and protocol for a submissive in and of itself. The removal of the kimono can also make for a powerful scene. The choice of where to take it depends on the couple, but it is certainly a powerful experience for those who embrace it. In this workshop we will learn how to dress a woman in formal Kimono and Obi. We will also go over the art of wearing and moving in a Kimono, since the garment properly worn, changes ones posture and how they move. Then we will discuss what all the parts of a proper kimono are, and where to get them, and how to select the right Kimono for you or your partner.

Lord Ramirez(m)

Topping to the Next Level: How to PushSun 1:45 PM1hr 30minRotunda

When is it OK to push your bottom? How do you push them safely, ethically, and effectively? If you've got that mastered, try this: how do you push yourself? Topics we'll be covering include: Getting someone outside their comfort zone Helping your bottom receive stimulus and process play Creating tension in your scenes Working with a bottom who asks you to push them harder or says "I'm afraid of this but I want to try it?" Encouraging your bottom to try something they're unsure of Gracefully managing the intensity of a scene Helping bottoms push through barriers Renegotiating during a scene Recognizing "hard limits" vs. "soft limits" Pushing is controversial in our consent-oriented culture, yet it's an intrinsic part of most scenes. Join Max as he addresses this dilemma head-on.

Max(m)

 


Role Play

Animal and Pet Roleplay: To leash or unleash?Fri 6:15 PM1hr 30minKingston

That is the question. Discover your inner animal, explore what makes your inner animal tick, and learn ways to communicate your needs to your partner even when unable to speak. This class is non-denominational: Tops, bottoms, and anyone between are encouraged to attend.

Panda, pet tigress(m)

Discovering Your Inner SadistFri 6:15 PM1hr 30minNarragansett

What kind of evil are you? Come find out!

Murphy Blue(m)

Primal Play: Beyond the AnimalFri 8:00 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

Ever look at someones profile and wondered what the title primal meant? Primals are most associated with animal players but at it's core primal play is doing what feels good in the heat of the moment. This class will discuss how being primal can be used outside of human animal play as well as how it enhances it.

Miss Aurora(m)

Pony Play 101: Getting Started in the PaddockSat 9:00 AM1hr 30minKingston

You've seen it, you've thought about it, but you just haven't taken that first step into the wonderful world of Pony Play. Maybe you just don't know where to begin or where to take it once you start. Whatever the reason, this is the class for anyone wanting to just give it a try. Ponyboys Rusty and Stormy will take you through the basics from setting the scene to tack and appointments and finishing up with basic handling skills. Don't worry if you have no experience. You don't need any!

Ponyboy Rusty, Ponyboy Stormy, La Dresseuse

Littles PanelSat 1:00 PM1hr 30minPatriots

We are going to discuss our discovery of our AB/DL Littles Middles or Big side. Our challenges of accepting who we are and what or who has helped us along our journey. We will also discuss showing restraint when in the public eye. Slipping in and out of littles headspace will also be among our topics. Struggling with going to your first munch. Q&A session at the end of the panel.

Fly-Bunny(m)

Pony Play - Beyond the Basics: Taking It to the Next LevelSat 2:45 PM1hr 30minKingston

Now that you understand basic pony handling techniques, what do you do? This class will explore the full role play potential of pony play. Subjects covered will include advanced gaits, dressage, cart work, pony shows and alternative types of play. This class is open to all levels of experience. Have you ever wanted to try your hand at handling a pony - or being one? Now is your chance!

Ponyboy Rusty, Ponyboy Stormy, La Dresseuse

The Perfect Mindfuck II: Screwing with the Mind: Part DeuxSat 4:30 PM1hr 30min623

Demonstration and then discussion of deep play to make the mind whirl. Perhaps more for those who have tried or have done some but the basics aren't ignored, just not reviewed. Safety always a concern. After the demonstration an open discussion of mindfucking/ gaming the mind, props and toys we use.

DaDoc(m)

Dark Role PlaySat 8:00 PM1hr 30minGreenwich

We have been "playing pretend" since we were young... but the realm of kinky sexuality opens up all new directions role playing can take. Join us as we explore the shadowy realms of our fantasies and roles we can try on: abduction, abuse, torture, snuff, fantastical realms and anywhere else our twisted minds can dream up. We will discuss the joys and challenges of playing in our closet, how to make it happen, why it turns us on, how to bring it up to our partners, negotiating our desires and troubleshooting the challenges this stuff can bring up.

Aiden Fyre(m)

Beating in Tongues: Using Language for KinkSun 11:45 AM1hr 30minBristol

Do you and/or your partner speak another language? From Latin to Klingon to Russian, using language (or the lack thereof) as part of your kinky play can be an amazing stimulation to the biggest sexual organ: the brain. Graydancer will discuss humiliation play, "verbal bondage," literary D/s, role-playing and more. Interactive demonstrations will be part of the class, beginning to end. You don't have to be bi (lingual or otherwise) to get some kinky inspiration for your next hot scene.

Graydancer(m)

 


Rope

90 Minutes of Rope That Will: Turn You On, Tune Your Soul, and Change Your BrainFri 8:00 PM1hr 30minPatriots

In our desire to "do rope right," we sometimes find ourselves lured away from the hot, erotic spark that first attracted us to rope bondage. In this class, we're going to create fun, energetic, sexy experiences that will bring us back to the real reason most of us love rope bondage: connection. We'll tap into our bodies and brains to create a kickass cocktail of sensual goodness, and you'll leave with body/brain techniques you can use any time you want to go deeper in your rope play. This is very much a hands-on, interactive class - observers and voyeurs are welcome, but you'll have a heck of a lot more fun if you bring a partner, a few pieces of rope, and a yoga mat or a beach towel.

RopeRider(m)

Rope 101: "The Knots and Bolts of Using Rope"Fri 8:00 PM1hr 30minNarragansett

So you've seen all of these "Twu Shibari Artists" binding people in intricate and beautiful ties. You've watched people fly with rope and now you want to know what all the fuss is about. In this class we will break down the essential skills to get you started on your way with rope. We will cover types of rope and basic bindings. Come join the fun and get your knotty grove on! Please bring three 25' to 30' pieces of your preferred rope.

Wyldcat(m)

Bondage Manipulation: Bamboo, Toes and FingersFri 9:45 PM1hr 30minKingston

You have someone tied up, now what? This class covers using your fingers, toes, and bamboo poles, to manipulate, maneuver, and inflict pain and pleasure on your bound subject. We also throw a little pressure point play for good measure. Boss will bring a few pieces of bamboo, but please bring some if you have it, from shorter pieces up to poles as long as 4 feet. Bring some rope for the hands-on portion.

BOSSBONDAGE(m)

Rope 102: Building off the BasicsSat 9:00 AM1hr 30minBarrington

You now understand how to tie a couple of things... maybe you've used it once or twice and are hungry more more variety and versatility in play. We will build on rope 101 developing additional skills and incorporating it into play. Come join the fun and get your knotty grove on! Please bring three 25' to 30' pieces of your preferred rope. Knowledge of a one column tie, two column tie and a basic chest harness

Wyldcat(m)

Energy and RopeSat 10:45 AM1hr 30minBarrington

As well as a power exchange, Rope can also allow for an energy exchange. This class talks about feeling that energy, and controlling it, so it can be another tool for the top to harness.

Murphy Blue(m)

 


Social

NELA Welcome Wagon: Friday Night gatheringFri 6:15 PM1hr 30min623

The NELA Welcome Wagon sessions are for tops, bottoms, switches, and undeclareds and are geared to give attendees to NELA's FFF a boost up, a seasoned community member to turn to, and a low-pressure, social way to figure out how to get the most out of the event. If this is your first Flea or if you identify as new to kink, join us and make new Flea-friends, get helpful 'curriculum' lists for your weekend, and maybe win some fun prizes!

P.E.T.E.(m), GRLee

Recovery In The Lifestyle - FridayFri 6:15 PM45minRhode Island

Recovery In the Lifestyle

SDParent1(m)

Spanking Around New England (SANE) Meet & GreetFri 7:00 PM1hrRhode Island

Members, potential members, and friends of SANE (Spanking Around New England) social hour. Light refreshments, a get-acquainted activity, and networking materials. This is not a play party, but participants are welcome to distribute invitations to play parties during the social.

paletail(m)

People of Color Meet and GreetFri 8:00 PM1hrRhode Island

An informal gathering for (but not limited to) kinksters of color so that we may network, socialize and discuss concerns and issues related to being "a minority within a minority."

David Wraith(m)

Sacred Sexuality & Spirituality NEFri 9:00 PM1hrRhode Island

Curious about Sacred Sexuality? Looking to meet others on this journey? Come hang out with us and enjoy some great conversation and resource materials.

MagentaRayne(m)

Tickle New England & New England Feet Info SessionFri 10:00 PM1hrRhode Island

Moderators, members, enthusiasts and new interested people will be meeting to talk about Tickle New England! and New England Feet, their mission and general community plans. Discussion of tickle and foot/shoe fetishes will be offered in an open discussion sharing environment. Please be free to bring ideas and willingness to connect. This session is intended to be a safe space for all kinksters, old and new.

P.E.T.E., GRLee

NELA Welcome Wagon: Saturday Morning GatheringSat 9:00 AM1hr 30min623

The NELA Welcome Wagon sessions are for tops, bottoms, switches, and undeclareds and are geared to give attendees to NELA's FFF a boost up, a seasoned community member to turn to, and a low-pressure, social way to figure out how to get the most out of the event. If this is your first Flea or if you identify as new to kink, join us and make new Flea-friends, get helpful 'curriculum' lists for your weekend, and maybe win some fun prizes!

P.E.T.E.(m), GRLee

Teasecraft Kinky Maker/Crafter BOFSat 1:00 PM1hrRhode Island

Do you like making your own sex toys / BDSM equipment / costumes / other kinky and fun things? Come share your ideas, projects, and projects-in-progress with other makers. Not working on a project right now? No problem! Come join us, ask questions, and get inspired. teasecraft is a meetup group for sex/kink-positive makers and crafters. Everyone is welcome, regardless of your (a)sexuality/orientation/gender/race or what materials you work with (electronics, wood, metal, leather, software, etc). We want to facilitate face-to-face conversation because it's such a great medium for showing off projects, sharing stories, and meeting new collaborators.

Kit Stubbs, Ph.D.(m)

Switches Meet and Greet: Variety is the Spice of Life!Sat 2:00 PM1hrRhode Island

A forum and gathering for those who prefer to live life on both sides of the spectrum. This will be an insightful, soulful discussion for all interested in switching. Everyone is welcome to attend, from experienced switches to curious newbies to allies and friends. Meet other switches from all around, and learn what makes us tick. Enjoy a judgement-free, open and welcoming discussion while connecting with other switches and learning more about meetups and events in your area. We look forward to welcoming you!

NaughtyBaby(m), NaughtyRalphie

Spankos Meet and Greet: Blistered Bottoms, Red Rumps, and Thrashed Tushies - Oh My!Sat 3:00 PM1hrRhode Island

A gathering for those of us who appreciate the fine art of a good spanking. Come meet your fellow spankos in a judgement free, welcoming environment! Make connections with others from all around, and learn about gatherings in your area. All are welcome, from die-hard spankos to curious beginners, friends, allies, and more!

NaughtyBaby(m)

Recovery In The Lifestyle - SaturdaySat 4:00 PM1hrRhode Island

Recovery In the Lifestyle

SDParent1(m)

50 Shades of Acceptance: an Interfaith Worship Service blending Kink and SpiritualitySun 10:00 AM1hrRhode Island

It is difficult to think spiritually and kinkily at the same time for many people. There is an expectation that if you are a church goer, you should not be interested in sexual things. Compartmentalizing your kink and your spiritual side can cause stress and anxiety, though. Our interfaith worship service this morning will be brief, but heartfelt and honest. Let's take a moment to open ourselves, to share in the Divine in its many forms, and to commune with one another in an accepting way.

Allyson(m)

Recovery In The Lifestyle - SundaySun 10:00 AM1hr 30minPatriots

Recovery In the Lifestyle

SDParent1(m)

Hitchin' Bitches Boston: Hobnob with HBB!Sun 11:00 AM1hrRhode Island

HBB is Hitchin' Bitches Boston: an intentionally welcoming community that seeks to foster a love of rope by creating a safe, neutral learning and sharing space, with feminine energy to drive us, and in which women are encouraged to get hands-on experience with tying and being tied. Stop by, try some rope and learn more about becoming a hitchin' bitch!

Zee

The Society Meet and Greet: Come learn about CT's largest BDSM co-opSun 12:00 PM1hrRhode Island

The Society is a pansexual, support, social and educational group for the 21 and over BDSM community in the CT area and beyond. Come to the meet and greet and meet members of the board of directors, as well as members of the Society. Get to know what the Society is all about and how you can become a member. The Society is located in Hartford, CT www.thesocietyct.org

DoloresUmbridge(m)

Science Social Hour: Get Geeky and FreakySun 1:00 PM1hrRhode Island

Come be social with your fellow science geeks. Discuss different interests while meeting fellow kinky friends.

tat2dgerl(m)

MAsT Mass Meet and GreetSun 2:00 PM1hrRhode Island

Come and meet the folks from the local Masters And slaves Together Chapter. MAsT Mass is for folks interested in Power and Authority exchange. We meet about twice a month, in various locations, to talk about specific topics that effect folks who are of the power exchange mindset. Even if you are unpartnered at the moment, you are more than welcome.

Griffin

 


Spirituality

Breathwork: Breathing in a SceneFri 6:15 PM1hr 30minWickford

This workshop is for tops, bottoms, and all those in-between who want a little more air and a little more energy during all parts of a scene. Whether you are nervous about a needle-play scene, you want to be able to take a few more punches, or you want to continue topping after getting the giggles; this workshop is for you. Come with the willingness to make your lungs and your mind tools to better your scene; we will talk about how to bring spirituality into our breathing. Be prepared to have a conversation and to participate in a few short guided meditation exercises.

Echolynx(m)

Introduction to Sacred Sexuality: An OverviewSat 10:45 AM1hr 30minRhode Island

What is Sacred Sexuality?? It's become a buzzword in the kink community, the alternative healing community, the yoga community...you may even here it referred to in hushed tones in more open minded mainstream religions. But what is it, exactly? Is is just Tantra? Is it a form of sexual intimacy only open to those who are believers in a sentient God? This class will go over, in a general way, the various paths that fall under the umbrella of 'Sacred Sexuality'.

MagentaRayne(m)

 


Submissive Mindset

Auntie Midori's Practical Advice: For the New Bottoms & SubmissivesFri 8:00 PM1hr 30minBristol

Curious about BDSM? Are you just beginning to explore your bottom or submissive? Do you find all the information out there a bit intimidating? Do you want to have successful kinky fun scenes and feel confident? Auntie Midori's here to help! She'll share practical tips, easy ways to get started, and how to avoid common mistakes. Learn how to find out your and your partner's desires and select the right toys to make that a steamy reality.

Midori(m)

Negotiation: Not for the Faint of HeartFri 8:00 PM1hr 30minOcean

This class is geared toward the submissive mindset. Naiia will talk about the ways in which boundaries, needs, wants, and desires can be intimidating and difficult to communicate. She will present several ideas on the responsibility and power that comes with being submissive and discuss strategies for negotiating satisfying scenes. The class will allow for discussion about identifying and meeting expectations on both sides of the power exchange.

Naiia(m)

 


Vendor

Vending - NELA Associates Only SaturdaySat 10:00 AM30minGrand Ballroom

Welcome Associates, to your preview of the Vending.

Avyia

Vending - SaturdaySat 10:30 AM8hrGrand Ballroom

Welcome everyone, to Vending.

Avyia

Vending - NELA Associates Only SundaySun 10:00 AM30minGrand Ballroom

Welcome Associates, to your preview of the Vending.

Avyia

Vending - SundaySun 10:30 AM5hr 30minGrand Ballroom

Welcome everyone, to Vending.

Avyia