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.
22 April 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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)
29 April 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Strap on Tools

Strap-on play can be a fun way to penetrate a partner, express your gender, get off on watching your honey perfect their deep throating technique, and more! This workshop will cover the ins and outs of harness play: what's available, what toys to use where, and the lay of the land you'll be exploring. We'll talk about vaginal, anal and oral play and include handy tips, safety and how to maximize pleasure for the wearer as well as the receiver. We will discuss toys and play for everyone, regardless of identity and/or gender expression. Everyone will get a chance to try on a harness with some dildo's (over your clothes), but no pressure, you can just watch and listen too!

Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
$10 ($5 sliding scale)
5 May 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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)
12 May 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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)
20 May 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

How to Hook Up

Hooking up can be hard. How do you know when they are interested, if you are interested, and how to move from any mutual interest to some consensual mutual touching? In this workshop we'll talk online dating, pick up lines, confidence, and communication.We want you to feel comfortable hooking up, whether that means winking at someone from across a crowded room or hosting your very own sex party. The aim: to go forth and flirt.

Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
$20 ($10 sliding scale)
22 May 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

A Stitch in Time: Leather Care and Repair

A Stitch in Time: Leather Care and Repair
This demonstration-based workshop will teach participants a variety of simple mending and maintenance techniques for their leather goods - everything from replacing a popped gromit to removing salt stains to creating their own bondage toys.  Participants are encouraged to bring their questions and curiosity.
Duration: 
1.50 hours
Everyone
$10 ($5 sliding scale)