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September 27 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Discover your own sense of dominance and become the Dominant you want to be in your relationships.
What does it mean to be a Dominant?
How does being Dominant in the bedroom differ from being Dominant in a relationship?
How can you gain the confidence to become the Dominant you want to be?
The Discovering Dominance Workshop will explore these questions and more. As a group, we will talk about what Dominance means to each of us. We will tackle common roadblocks to Dominance as well as specific issues members of the group are having.
We will discuss the purpose of rules within a D/s relationship and how to create rules that work. Since each person and relationship is different, we will cover different styles of rule-making, including Dominance without rules. Participants will also learn how to create meaningful rituals and protocols, to reinforce the D/s dynamic in a way that works for them.
Many people find that the use of archetypes can help them get in touch with their dominance and help break away from stereotypes, especially in the beginning. We will identify common Dominant archetypes and create some of our own, as we need.
Finally, we will delve into the concept of service in BDSM. What is service? How to Dominants accept and receive service? What is in it for the submissive? Workshop participants will discover different ways to gracefully receive service within a D/s relationship.
Please note: this workshop focuses on power exchange relationships – not SM play. We will not be learning any specific play techniques, instead focusing on developing our own sense of Dominance.
This class is designed for Dominants, Masters, Mistresses, Owners, Switches and anyone else who would like to discover (or enhance) their own Dominance. People who are not interested in embracing their own sense of Dominance are unlikely to enjoy the workshop.
There will be no assumptions made regarding the gender of participants, people may self-identify if they choose
Participants are encouraged to participate as much as they feel comfortable. This workshop is very interactive. The more you participate, the more you will get from the class. With that said, no one will be forced, teased, bullied or otherwise pressured into participation.
Morgan Thorne has been practising BDSM all her adult life. She got an introduction to kink through the Queer community in the early 1990s and knew she had found ‘her people’.
Morgan has also spent a decade working as a Professional Dominant, which has allowed her to expand her skills as both a Top and a Dominant. Morgan has been offering workshops, lectures and BDSM training for a number of years as well. She has a successful Youtube channel where she educates about D/s relationships, BDSM basics and various kinky skills.
She is the author of two successful books about BDSM, including “Exploring BDSM: A Workbook for Couples (or More!) Discovering Kink“. A followup book is expected by the end of 2020.
Morgan Thorne BDSMMorgan identifies as both a Sadist and a Dominant. She enjoys playing with a variety of people of all orientations/genders/identities. BDSM is an integral part of her personal, romantic relationships. Morgan is both asexual and pan-romantic.
Prior to her work as a Professional Dominant, Morgan worked in health care. This has allowed her to gain a more thorough understanding of health and safety concerns in kink. She retired due to an injury that lead to chronic pain and disability. It also spurred her interest in medical play, a way to continue to use the skills she learned in health care and to find comfort in the loss of a much-loved career.
Morgan has been active in various forms of activism, including LGBTQIA rights and sex worker rights. She is a strong advocate for equality and the human rights of all people.