Applications for Fall 2019 Courses Now Open!

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Applications for the next round of classes are now open!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 22nd by MIDNIGHT!

We are currently accepting applications for the Fundamentals of Rope Bondage (Rope 201) and Fundamentals of Suspension (Rope 301) courses. Each course consists of 7 classes that occur from October 2019 to February 2020. More information is listed below and on the application page.


FUNDAMENTALS OF ROPE BONDAGE

For tops and bottoms with some experience who are ready to begin a serious study of rope bondage fundamentals

  • Prerequisites: a dedication to learning and a commitment to the study of responsible rope bondage over an extended period of time. (We highly recommend an existing, basic “101” level of experience and understanding along with enough time spent working in rope that you know you’re really interested in and ready for serious study and practice)
  • Dates/Times: Meet & Greet: 4-6pm on 9/29; Class Sessions: 2pm – 6pm on 10/13, 10/27, 11/17, 12/15, 1/5, 1/26, 2/9
  • Location: 20 minutes north of downtown Richmond, VA
  • Cost: $50/person (financial assistance available)

FUNDAMENTALS OF SUSPENSION

For experienced tops and bottoms with a firm grasp of the fundamentals of rope bondage who are ready to pursue suspension

  • Prerequisites: minimum 6 months experience in rope, though also pay careful attention to the specifics listed below:
    • Tops: ability to make intentional choices about and to control placement and tension while tying; understanding of major risk factors in rope and appropriate methods for mitigating and responding to them; strong communication skills in rope; ability to effectively tie sustainable and well-structured single-column, double-column, chest harness of choice, lower-body harness of choice
    • Bottoms: ability to recognize effective placement and tension for your body; understanding of major risk factors in rope and appropriate methods for mitigating and responding to them; strong communication skills in rope; ability to recognize effective single-column, double-column, chest harness of choice, lower-body harness of choice and which variations are most sustainable for your body.
  • Dates/Times: Meet & Greet: 4-6pm on 9/29; Class Sessions: 10am – 1pm on 10/13, 10/27, 11/17, 12/15, 1/5, 1/26, 2/9
  • Location: 20 minutes north of downtown Richmond, VA
  • Cost: $50/person (financial assistance available)

More Info

We encourage you to speak with others who have taken previous versions of these courses to get a better sense of what we do in these courses, how we teach, and whether or not these courses are the right fit for you.

More details and answers to frequently-asked questions are available on the application page. If you have any questions, please contact us.

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