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Name HYBRID: BDSM and Mindfulness
Producer Wicked Grounds
Time Sunday 17th of December 2023, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm (PST)
Where Trellis (Rambling Rose), San Francisco, CA, 981 Mission St. and
Category Education
This event is 18+ only.

HYBRID: BDSM and Mindfulness

with Auntie Vice

If your squirrel brain tends to hijack your scenes, if you find yourself not having the emotional and energy connection to your partners, or if you want to deepen your practices, this class is for you!


Kink play often subtly incorporates aspects of mindfulness into the practice. Bringing these aspects to the forefront and emphasizing them helps with headspace, connecting to partners, and with connecting to your own body. If your "squirrel brain" tends to hijack your scenes, if you find yourself not having the emotional and energy connection to your partners, or if you want to deepen your practices, this class is for you!


Auntie Vice is a life-long kinkster. They write and teach from the submissive perspective. They have a Ph.D. in Political Psychology and a BA in Psychology. Much of their work involves understanding the psychological underpinnings on power dynamics, BDSM, gender, and disability. They run the award-winning sex blog and the podcast Fat Chicks on Top. Their book, The Big Workbook for Submissives, was a 2018 finalist for the Golden Flogger Award.


Tickets: $15 - $35 in advance.

Please pay at the level you can comfortably afford.

We offer a sliding scale, so that cost is not a barrier to attendance. The regular ticket is $25. This is what most people should pay. The $15 ticket is offered for those for whom the $25 ticket would be a barrier to participation. If $25 is too much, we take your word for it! Just pay $15. Have a great salary? Feeling generous? Paying at the $35 level allows us to make the discounted ticketing available to others who need it.

So - that's it! Choose the level you can comfortably afford.

Patreon members at the VIP+ level may get discounted tickets for $10. Just see your Patreon membership emails for this month's discount code. Find out more at!

If cost is a barrier at any level, please use the "Volunteer List" to request a free scholarship ticket. We will award as many scholarship tickets as we an on a space-available basis.


This class will be taught out of Trellis, and will simultaneously be offered as a live, online class through Zoom. You may choose to attend in person at Trellis in San Francisco, or online from anywhere in the world!

In SF, this class will be held at Trellis. Doors will only be open from 6:40pm - 6:55pm and late arrivals cannot be accommodated. Plan accordingly! Late check-ins will require you to join online.

Please do not attend in person if you have any respiratory symptoms whatsoever. Anyone displaying signs of respiratory symptoms may be asked to leave, regardless of vaccination status.

Or, attend online anywhere via Zoom! To participate, you will need to download the free, basic version of the Zoom app before the class. Zoom now provides closed captioning which will be available for this event.

Volunteer List
Sign up here to be added to the volunteer list for the event. Your request will be forwarded to the event producer. If needed, you will be contacted.
This event is hosted/produced by:
Wicked Grounds
San Francisco, CA
Kink Community, Everywhere! An educational resource for in-person and online classes! (18+)
This event is featuring:
Auntie Vice
Auntie Vice (all pronouns) is an agender, queer writer and educator focused on kink, gender, and disability.
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