Your Body in Rope – with Fuoco (body awareness for rope)

(This is a 3 hour class on Sunday February 24th).

About the workshop

Tops and bottoms are quick to say that body awareness is a highly desirable quality in a rope bottom. But what is body awareness? How do we cultivate body awareness as a skill? And how does it inform our rope bottoming? This day will be a day of getting in touch with our bodies to better understand how they work in rope. The day will include of a discussion on what it means to be a “body aware bottom” followed by a number of exercises designed to help you evaluate and cultivate your own body awareness.

Who can come to this class? Are there pre-requisites?

Open to all levels / no pre-requisites / Newbies welcome

Who teaches this class? This workshop is taught by Fuoco.

About Fuoco

Feminist. Performance Artist. Switch. Coffee enthusiast.

Fuoco began her rope journey as a bottom in Phoenix five years ago. Since then she had the good fortune to spend a year in London where she gained

exposure to the broader European rope scene and had the opportunity to work with some incredibly talented bottoms and riggers. Upon moving back to the United States, she began presenting at cons around the country sharing her love of rope. She is switchy in rope and a vocal advocate for rope bottoms.

When she’s not doing rope, Fuoco is a full time circus student, constantly training to build strength and flexibility. Her dedicated study of the mechanics of the body make her especially interested in developing more comprehensive education for bottoms informed by these practices.

What should I bring and what do I wear? We have a communal kitchenette, fridge and microwave, so feel free to bring lunch/snacks. Tea and coffee are free. People usually wear comfortable clothing like yoga or dance attire. We advise against loose fitting clothing and also jeans can sometimes feel a bit restrictive to move around in and difficult to tie on. We have communal ropes if you don’t have our own.

When does it take place? This is workshop takes place Sunday February 24th (2-5pm).

How much does this cost? £45 per couple / £25 per person

Where do I book a ticket? Ticket link here.

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