One of Ohio's premier BDSM education organizations, OhioSMART was founded in 1995, and hosts munches, demos, play parties and more, every month!  Affordable and open to people of all genders, D/s types, sexual orientations, races, and ages 21+ (some events 19+)... Come join us for BDSM training in Cleveland!

SMART Beginnings are one hour classes and discussions on different BDSM topics that can include information for newcomers and advanced kinksters alike. They follow our presentation every Third Saturday educational meeting. The hour will consist of a variety of classes under these types of topics:

  • BDSM History
    • things like Leather history, etc
  • Impact Play
    • safe zones for impact, care and cleaning of impact toys, etc
  • Power Exchange Relationships
    • types of PE relationships, Gor, etc
  • Bondage 101
    • Mini-rope intro, alternatives to rope, etc
  • Domination, Submission, Swtiching
    • roundtables and discussions on these topics/titles done in individual rotation
  • Negotiations & Consent
    • affirmative negotiations, standing up for your "no", getting to "yes", making consent sexy, etc
  • PSM Training
    • Usually held twice a year, on a Sunday, separate from our usual SMART Beginnings
Contact Us by email: info@ohiosmart.org  
  or join our group on FetLife.

Hours: First Fridays 9pm-1am, Third Saturdays 7.30pm to 2am