As You Like It - Ashland

Rope 101: 

Basic Harnesses 

3/21/23

For this class, you will need to know how to tie single and double-column ties and need to have a basic understanding of nerves. If you do not know how or need a refresher please watch our tutorial videos.

We will start the class with a refresher on nerves and practice our single and double-column ties. If you cannot complete them you will not be able to create the harnesses. After our refresher period, we will go over a basic chest harness and then the hip loader harness. We will not move on until we are certain everyone is confident with their ability. Our goal is that at the end of the class, you will know how to confidently tie a basic chest harness and hip loader harness, the highest-risk places to place rope, and ways you can continue your rope journey at home.

Please bring a 30-foot-long rope (jute or hemp) and your own safety sheers. You may purchase this before the workshop.

$20.00 per ticket - please buy tickets at As You Like It - A Love Revolution.

Rope 100:

100 & Mobility and Immobility in Rope

3/7/23

We will start with a basic understanding of where not to place the rope by pointing out major nerves in our bodies. Then we will demonstrate and take some time for everybody to learn and practice single and double-column ties. After we are all confident in our columns, Mistress Knotty will demonstrate how to bend a bunny's body. We will talk about the risks and rewards of moving body parts with rope. We will spend some time discussing and opening up the floor for others to practice what they have learned. Our goal is that at the end of the class, you will know how to confidently tie a single and double column, the highest-risk places to place rope, and have a basic understanding of immobilizing partners with rope.

Please bring a 30-foot-long rope (jute or hemp) and your own safety sheers. You may purchase this before the workshop.

$20.00 per ticket - please buy tickets at As You Like It - A Love Revolution.

Rope 100:

100 & Negotiations

2/28/23

We will start with a basic understanding of where not to place the rope by pointing out major nerves in our bodies. Then we will demonstrate and take some time for everybody to learn and practice single and double-column ties. While we are building our confidence in our single and double columns ties we will discuss negotiations.

We will define the term together and share our best practices to create honest and healthy negotiations. Together we will build our risk management toolkit by discussing: consent, communications styles, body ability, daily state, and worst-case scenarios. Our goal is that at the end of the class, you will know how to confidently tie a single and double column, the highest-risk places to place rope, how to complete nerve checks, and have a good understanding of what negotiations are and how to start them with your partner/s.

Please bring a 30-foot-long rope (jute or hemp) and your own safety sheers. You may purchase this before the workshop.

$20.00 per ticket - please buy tickets at As You Like It - A Love Revolution.

Beginner Rope Bondage:

Mobilization & Immobilization

1/28/23

We will start with a basic understanding of where not to place the rope by pointing out major nerves in our bodies. Then we will demonstrate and take some time for everybody to learn and practice single and double column ties. After we are all confident in our columns, Mistress Knotty will demonstrate how to bend a bunny's body. We will talk about the risks and rewards of moving body parts with rope. We will spend some time discussing and open up the floor for others to practice what they have learned. At the end of the workshop, you should know how to confidently tie a single and double column, the highest-risk places to place rope, and have a basic understanding of immobilizing partners with rope.

Please bring a 30 foot long rope (jute or hemp) and your own safety sheers. You may purchase this before the workshop.

Mistress Knotty (she/they/he) is a certified sex educator, kink educator, rope and bondage instructor, co-founder of Knotty Productions, lesbian, domme, and employee of As You Like It in Ashland.

Kingsley Killer (They/Them) is a Kink educator, co-founder of Knotty Productions, Pan-sexual, Switch, Rope Bottom

$20.00 per ticket please buy tickets in store. This is a 2 hour workshop