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Beating Suspension Stereotypes: Suspension for Larger Individuals

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Beating Suspension Stereotypes: Suspension for Larger Individuals
Beating Suspension Stereotypes: Suspension for Larger Individuals

Time & Location

May 07, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Upline, 1 Hartford Square, New Britain, CT 06052, USA

About the Event

Do you constantly find yourself tying folks taller than you? Is gravity getting you down when you're trying to lift someone into the air? Are you a bottom who's been told that because you're (insert excuse here) you can't be suspended? Come learn some ways to adapt your suspension that makes it easier on you and your bottom while perpetuating the idea that suspension can be for everyone.

Riggers should know both a suspension worthy chest (box tie/hands free) and lower body (waist/hip) harness, Bottoms should have an understanding of good vs bad pain. Natural and Synthetic ropes are welcome in this class.

Level: beginner to intermediate suspension

Students Requirements: full suspension kit (8-15 ropes, carabiners, straps, ring, etc), Cutting Tool

About the Presenters

Lubegirl (she/her) is a Rope Switch out of the NYC area. Bubbly, personable, and passionate about kink education on both sides of the slash, her goal is to break the stereotypes and myths of Rope (particularly synthetic), one class at a time.

Playing on both sides of the rope since Summer 2015, Lubegirl is currently the leader of the NYC chapter of Hitchin’ Bitches and a facilitator of the NY Rope Collective. She uses her platform to encourage other female identifying kinksters to learn the basics of rope while facilitating a safe space for bottoms of all orientations, sizes, and identity.

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Sladikysova (they/them) is an Non-binary Celestial being from the NYC area. Their goals have been to make a space for themselves and others in the bottom community while helping tying pairs become more in tune and building trust with each other.

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The following precautions will be in place for this event:

  • For this event, masks will be mandatory inside the building at all times except when eating or drinking.
  • Our capacity (guests, staff, and presenters included) will be capped at 24 people.
  • Upon entry you must present your CDC vaccination card, electronic vaccine passport, or state issued vaccination certificate that shows that you have received your original COVID-19 vaccinations as well as a booster along with your government issued ID to check for a name match on the card/certificate/passport. You will not be admitted into the event if you do not present these documents. If your medical professional has advised you that you cannot get a booster at this time or you are ineligible for one because it has been less than 5 months since your last vaccination dose an exception will be granted.


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