-magnolia-

Bio

-magnolia- is a former ballerina and now turned yogi and yoga instructor has 15 years of experience as a massage therapist and esthetician. She has over 2 years of rope bottoming experience and has performed with her Rope top Gentleebrutal at several events throughout the U.S.Events including Ropecraft New Orleans and Chicago , Vox Body Studio in Oakland ,ca and the BARE booth at the Folsom street Fair.

-Magnolia- also runs a group for Rope Bottoms called BOA (rope Bottoms of Austin ) in Austin , Texas. Drawing from her anatomy and movement knowledge she has developed a bottoming philosophy that is unique.Through this body awareness she feels like she can hold stressful ties longer and push positions that she was not able to do before

Classes

Oct
5
Sat
“Rope Bottoming 101” with Magnolia @ High Tech Hall (Upstairs)
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
“Rope Bottoming 101” with Magnolia @ High Tech Hall (Upstairs)

So you saw rope pics on Fet and you really would like to try it . Whether you have a large rope community in your area or none at all ,where do you start or what do you do? This class is for individuals that are interested in rope , but want more information about how to do it in a safe manner. Or individuals that have some experience in rope but want even more info about anatomy , Safety, and Negotiations.No top needed but tops and bottoms are welcome!

Outline

1- about me :)
2- questions to ask yourself
A-where are the rope groups
B-what kind of experience
C-what are your boundaries
D-take it slow
3-Safety
A-Anatomy
a- nerve placement
b- wrist drop
B-flexibility and body placement
a-compression vs tension
C-risk profile
D- what to do if you panic
D-picking a rigger
4-Negotiations (open discussion)
A-expectation
B-Define sexual contact clearly
C-pain vs no pain, spinning vs no spin, marks no mark
D -safewords and signals (going non verbal)
E-aftercare
F-other points from the crowd
I know there are many other points in the negotiations (why I did open discussion)
5- aftercare and dealing with drop( open discussion)

5- what is an appropriate first rope experience ( open discussion)
6- Questions from the attendees