Hurt Me, Deliciously - Exploring Pain Play

23jun11:0016:00Hurt Me, Deliciously - Exploring Pain PlayLGBTQIA+ & FriendsIn-House Event11:00 - 16:00 FacilitatorRené de Sans (she/her)

language

English

Event Details

 

There is something extraordinarily powerful in feeling and playing with consensual and voluntary pain. Why would a person want to feel pain? Why would another love to give it to someone else? How is pain and the processing of it changed depending on the context and relation it is put into?

In this one-day workshop, Mamana will guide participants slowly into the world of playing with giving and receiving pain (switching is possible but you can get deeper if you stay in your role). Not only will we explore how pain play works and what to take care of when engaging in pain play. We will also go into more depth about what your individual desires are, what kinds of pain and headspaces you are seeking and how to get there and back in a safe-ish way. This workshop will cover a lot of practical aspects but we will emphasis intentions, modes and actual play. You can approach this class from an S/M, D/s, or neutral perspective, meaning you do not need to identify as a sadist or masochist to engage in pain play. Your reasons can but do not have to include any kind of power dynamic, either.

The class will be held in a trauma-informed, accessible way. We will make any and all adjustments you need and want and find very individual ways of play for everyone involved.

And: there will be aftercare cookies and chocolates.

 

Event Details

Date & Time:  June 23rd, 2024, 10 am – 4 pm (lunch break included)

Format: Workshop

Audience:  LGBTQIA+ & Friends

Language: English

Minimum Knowledge Level: you should know a little bit about how your body reacts to pain, you should have knowledge in whatever kink practice you are using to induce pain, both partners must be able to negotiate with each other and be able to communicate and uphold their own boundaries

What to Bring: comfortable clothing, snacks, something to cuddle and soothe you, any items you need for bodily aftercare (i.e. arnica cream)

Solo or Partnered: partnered, ticket price is per pair

 

What we will explore:

. Define Pain?

. Good pain, bad pain

. What do consent, trust, and context have to do with it?

. How to give, receive, and process pain

. How to tweak your pain play to where you want it to go

 

Safety Concept & Regulation

Please consult our safety concept and regulations for this event here.

 

Accessibility Note

The workshop is held in spoken English. The space, KARA, is on the ground floor but has three steps to enter the house. A ramp for wheelchairs is available at all times. There is also a parking space available right in front of the door if needed. KARA has an accessible bathroom available. There are no thresholds in the entire house. The garden is only partially accessible at the moment. During the workshop, we will sit on the floor. Sitting in a chair can also be provided. Adaptations for physical needs will be shown and can also be provided upon request. If you participate in this workshop and need more assistance please message us at info@karada-house.de beforehand.

 

Who is this event for?

LGBTQIA+ describes the full spectrum of non-mainstream sexual orientation and/or gender identity, meaning: lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary, genderqueer/fluid, queer, intersex, asexual, aromantic, agender.

Friends describes people of any and all kinds of gender and sexual identities who are aware and respectful of the necessity, needs, and boundaries of a queer safe(r) space and its marginalized community.

When you consider yourself a friend you show acknowledgement to and are respectful of everyone’s self-expression and do not assume, presume or project non-consensual ideas onto others. You actively request and use people’s chosen pronouns. You remain mindful of the fact that Karada House is first and foremost a space for queer people that you are also invited to attend. You have a genuine concern for the well-being of LGBTQIA+ people and remain in awareness of heterosexual and gender straight privileges.

Friends don’t have to be perfect. None of us are. We request that we all pro-actively work and strive to be good friends and allies to marginalized people.

 

What else to know

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Facilitator

René de Sans (she/her)

René is a visual artist with a focus on photography and film. She first came into contact with rope bondage in 2013 while modeling for private lessons and started to develop tying skills with self-tying. Eventually, she also started to tie others and finds herself comfortable on all sides of the ropes.

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