Ottawa Workshops

  • Pre-paid registration is required: please contact us to register.
  • These workshops are open to everyone. However, those under the age of 18 will need a guardian to sign a waiver.
  • Attendees save 10% on any purchases made afterward.
  • Reduced prices are often available for students and others with limited incomes.
  • Some workshops specify an audience (such as women or men): "women" includes trans women and "men" includes trans men.
  • Workshops are held at Venus Envy Ottawa unless specified otherwise.
29 June 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

​Navigating the Ontario Health Care System for Trans People

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​Navigating the Ontario Health Care System for Trans People

Despite the title, this workshop is open to everyone: trans people, their families, friends, service providers and anyone else who'd just like to be more informed.  We’ll talk about getting a first prescription, informed consent, bodily autonomy, SRS, CAMH, and more.

Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
FREE
13 July 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Thinking Outside the Box

There are numerous ways to pleasure our female lovers but we often fall into the the same few routines. This seminar is designed to give you new pussy pleasing ideas and to encourage you to think outside the box.  Some of the topics we'll share include tips and techniques for going down, how to communicate to get what you want, the fine art of fingerbanging, lube and other slippery stuff, and sex toys of all kinds!

Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
$20 ($10 sliding scale)
20 July 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Going Down: A Guide to Fellatio

Want to give your pal the blow job of their life, but aren't sure where to start or what to do once you get going? This workshop is for you. From basic anatomy to tips for the advanced, we'll cover a wide range of information about the fine art of giving head.

Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
$20 ($10 sliding scale)
27 July 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Whip it Good! A Guide to Power Play and Kink

This is a beginner-level workshop for those with an active interest in BDSM. We will discuss some terms and definitions, communication and negotiating boundaries, safety and safe-words. We will also talk about toys for sensation play, floggers and other spanky stuff, basic knot tying and rope safety, as well as using common household items in new and kinky ways.

Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
$20 ($10 sliding scale)
2 August 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Big O for Her! Tips and Tricks for Bigger, Better and More Frequent Orgasms!

So you know how to have an orgasm, but now you want MORE... in this session you'll learn tips and techniques for multiple orgasms, g-spot orgasms, more frequent and/or bigger orgasms! We'll talk about solo and partnered play, as well as lots of fun toys and tools you can use to enhance your orgasmic experience.

Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
$20 ($10 sliding scale)
10 August 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Mouthing Off: All About Oral

Many people have asked us for a session that talks about oral sex on anyone so here it is! Mouthing Off is all about fellatio and cunnilingus and includes info about anatomy, safer sex, positions, technique for mouths, lips, tongues, and hands. Great for anyone who wants to know more about going down, regardless of gender or sexuality.

Duration: 
2.00 hours
Everyone
$20 ($10 sliding scale)
16 August 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Safer Sex Queered

This is the fun, sexy, inclusive, and pleasure-focused sex ed class you never got in high school. We'll cover the ins and outs of STIs, risks of having different kinds of sex, how to talk about STIs and safer sex, and how to use barriers and make them sexy. The workshop will focus on folks who are often left out of safer sex education and conversations, including queer women and trans* folks.

Duration: 
1.00 hour
Everyone
FREE
17 August 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Oppression, Privilege, and Sexual Desire

Oppression, Privilege, and Sexual Desire

Everyone has unique sexual desires. While recognizing everyone’s agency, we’ll discuss the ways in which oppression and privilege inform those desires, and the effects that has on us. Who is undesirable and why? Come ready to participate, and critically examine your own desires.

Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
$20 ($10 sliding scale)