Full Weekend Intensive Rope Dojo® with rope play experts, Midori & Delano and the Dojo Cadre team.

When: 
September 16-17th, 2017
Sat. 10am to 7pm (doors open 9:30am)
Sun. 10am to 7pm (doors open 9:30am)

Where:

Baltimore Playhouse – http://baltimoreplayhouse.com/

3010 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21230

Hotel recommendations will be emailed to registered students. We do not have a designated event hotel.

Course Details:

A Rope Bondage Weekend: A dojo styled intensive from the foundational to the subtle advanced nuances with Midori and Senior Cadre Member Delano.

 

  • Want to learn about rope bondage?
  • Frustrated with short workshops & demos?
  • Do you want personalized attention to improve every aspect of your rope techniques?
  • Are you ready for the disciplined approached to take you to the next level?
  • Have you wanted to know what Midori teaches her personal apprentices?
  • Are you a total rope beginner with the motivation to move past your hesitation & blow your lover’s mind with hot scenes?
  • Or have you already lassoed the basics and ready for a real challenge?
  • In this concentrated weekend you will cover the heart & soul of the rope experience, covering top and bottom perspectives as well.
  • From the basics, to solid foundations, to speed & efficiency, to brilliant scene planning and nuances of fine topping and bottoming skills – they’ll put you through the paces and improve your skills.

 

In this concentrated weekend you will cover the heart & soul of the rope experience, covering top and bottom perspectives as well. From the basics, to solid foundations, to speed & efficiency, to brilliant scene planning and nuances of fine topping and bottoming skills – they’ll put you through the paces and improve your skills.

Your Instructors

  • Midori   Founder & Lead Instructor (San Francisco – originally from Tokyo)
  • Delano  Senior Instructor (New York)
  • Michele  Instructor (New York)
  • Mateo   Instructor (Las Vegas)
  • Lolita Wolf  Instructor (New York)
  • Viviane Tang  Chief Logistics Manager (New York)
  • And a Special Guest Instructor!

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Your Full Weekend Package Includes:

  • 17+ hours of concentrated unique instruction from Midori & Delano + trained cadre with lots of hands-on practice.
  • Continental breakfast both days
  • Catered lunch both days*
  • Limited edition commemorative graduation gift
  • Free admission to the Saturday night social & practice party
  • Take-home gifts

(* For vegetarians: For those specifying vegetarian meals, we provide ovo-lacto based veggie meals. If your dietary needs are more specific, we encourage you to bring your own meals. There will be a kitchen with a fridge to store your items.)

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Curriculum:

Saturday ‘Day 1: Fundamentals of Technique & Scene Dynamics’

  • Safety, rope selection, basic knots, rope care
  • Basic Two-Column Tie, Body Harness, Sex Bondage, Basics of Shibari. Freestyle Bondage
  • Psychology & Emotional Dynamics of Rope, Dominance & Scene Control
  • History of Japanese Rope Bondage
  • Speed Drills, Confidence Drills & Efficiency Exercises
  • Exceptional bottoming skills
  • Free entry to Saturday evening kinky social and play party

Sunday ‘Day 2: Mastering Rope’

  • Even more Speed Drills, Confidence Drills & Efficiency Exercises
  • Effective Problem Solving Skills
  • Ergonomics of whole body bondage play
  • Getting into the mind. Planning and co-creating amazing scenes
  • Creativity Exercise
  • Visions & Perversions: Learn to think and create with mastery, art & power.

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How to Prepare for Dojo:

  • Read the FAQ on www.ropedojo.com
  • Be well rested.
  • Wear comfortable clothing.
  • Bring large towels, blanket or yoga mats for floor work.
  • Encouraged to bring floor cushion or comfy folding chair to sit in.
  • Bring lots of rope & a pair of safety shears. Suggestions on rope you might want to bring: Please read the FAQ at http://www.ropedojo.com

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Cost:
US$480 for Singles. (Early Bird Registration price. Ends 4/30/17)
US$825 for Pairs. (Early Bird Registration price. Ends 4/30/17)

Because of the intensive nature of the material & instruction,this course is limited to only 30 participants.

Registration:

Register now! Registration closes 2 weeks before the Dojo

Cancellation Policy:
Full refund if cancelled up to 1 months prior to event. 50% refund if cancelled between and month and 2 weeks prior to event. No refund if cancelled within two weeks of the event.

 

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Midori’s Bio

Midori is a renowned educator and writer on sexuality. Dubbed “the super nova of kink” by Dan Savage, she emerged from the Sex Positive Movement in San Francisco in the early 1990’s, soon becoming a much sought after international presenter on sexuality, personal fulfillment and kinky adventures.

Her reputation as authority and leading expert on alternative pleasures stem not only from her unique and entertaining process of teaching concrete skills, but in her ability to deconstruct and distill complex matters of desire into surprisingly accessible lessons with eloquence and humanity. She’s known for tackling challenging topics with fresh and relevant insights. She calls this her “head-heart-hands” method to create a space where people are allowed individual self-exploration. Fundamentally she is motivated by helping people to create authentic and intimate relationships while emphasizing self actualization, shame reduction, acceptance and justice.

Her writing is extensive, ranging from numerous articles, columns, works of fiction, to instructional books. She is the author of The Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage, Wild Side Sex, and Master Han’s Daughter.

She leads transformative small group intensives, including Rope Dojo ®, ForteFemme: Women’s Dominance Weekend Intensive and Passionate Bonds: Creating Effective D/s Protocol.

When she’s not traveling and teaching, she’s creating provocative and haunting art and performances.

Support her fight against HIV! She volunteers for AIDS LifeCycle.

www.tofighthiv.org/goto/midori

www.FHP-inc.com

www.RopeDojo.com

www.ForteFemme.com

www.passionatebonds.com

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