Join OhioSMART on Saturday March 16th for our monthly educational night! This month we present
Playing with Fire with Traeonna
Traeonna is a passionate and experienced educator that teaches hands-on workshops and presents on a variety of topics including kink skills (bondage, fireplay, cigar play, etc.), moving meditation, hula hoop dance, communication tools, connective practices, alternative relationship styles, and conflict management in relationships in the leather, kink, occult, flow arts, and other alternative communities. A trainer and curriculum developer by profession, she has been teaching on one topic or another for over 18 years. She has been involved with the leather and kink communities for over two decades, holds the 2017 and 2018 title for Miss Ohio Leather, and is a member of the 2018 class for International Person of Leather. When not teaching or creating new classes, you can find her sewing 1950s dresses, adding to her ever-growing kimono collection, hula hooping, hitting people with dinosaurs, and amusing her Bear with her antics. She is fueled by dark chocolate, coffee, and Sir Winston snuggles. As a mononymous person, Traeonna can be found on Facebook or by typing .com after her name!
An informative overview covering safety and risk awareness concerning fire play and a discussion concerning equipment and materials followed by a demonstration of several techniques including fleshing, drumming, flash cotton, and cupping using a variety of tools such as batons, knives, etc. Participants may engage in guided hands-on learning experience with several techniques.
SMART Beginnings with Traeonna and Kiltgrrl -
Leather Contests, Titles, and General Q&A
A discussion regarding the different types of contests and what goes on during a contest, the variety of titles and what the expectations are of some titleholders, as well as a general question and answer about the Leather community in general.
Traeonna and Kiltgrrl are a committed couple involved in alternative relationship models with other partners. They bring laughter to the adventure of learning by sharing their life experiences, both the successes and mistakes, and blend their skills and knowledge to present on a variety of topics in many communities. Traeonna holds the 2017 & 2018 Miss Ohio Leather title and is a member of the 2018 class for International Person of Leather. Kiltgrrl holds the 2016, 2017, & 2018 Ohio Bootblack title.
Guest and non-members MUST RSVP. To RSVP e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org with your legal first AND last name and the date of the event you would like to attend. You will receive a response with directions and instructions.
The evenings schedule is as follows:
7:15 p.m. Newcomer’s Orientation begins.
7:30 p.m. Doors open for members and guests, check-in open.
8:00 p.m. Educational /Guest presentation begins.
10:00 p.m. Open Play Party begins. SMART Beginnings Class held in Red Room.
11:00 p.m. Registration/check-in closes.
2:00 a.m. Closing Time! You don’t have to go home, you just can’t stay here