SF: Caning: From Sensual to Sadistic

  • Hosted by Wicked Grounds
  • San Francisco, CA - address sent to ticket holders
  • 11 people on the list

Want to make the day of it? Join us at 10:30am for Why So Serious?! Impact Play for Fun, Fear, and Frolic! with Miriam Green and impossiblepain:

Curious about caning? Want to learn some basic theories of caning to get more out of both sensual and sadistic BDSM scenes? Join us for this fun, hands-on workshop!

We will cover:

- Hands-on exploration of a wide variety of canes

- How to build your cane collection

- Warm-up and sensual play

- Intense cathartic play

- Discipline play

- Using rhythm and cadence to build your caning scene

- Building headspace in a scene

And much more!


Miriam Green has been in the public kink scene for nearly twenty years in the Austin, Houston, and San Francisco scenes. They teach a series of KINK 101 classes on the SF kink community, BDSM negotiations, and dating while kinky. They own Wicked Grounds, San Francisco's home for kink education. Mir is an avid sadist who owns far too many canes for their own good.

impossiblepain is an impact switch, gleeful sadist, and accomplished masochist. They have been playing publicly with consensual violence since 2014. impossiblepain enjoys kink instruction that makes safe, creative, and whimsical play feel accessible to anyone. You are welcome to follow them on FetLife! @impossiblepain

Miriam Green and impossiblepain cofounded Wicked Grounds Presents: SpankLab! in 2021. For the past several years, they have taught caning techniques in this class, through house topping with AfterDark Events, at the Society of Janus BDSM Basics Workshop, and beyond. They also offered the caning sampler workshops for Dark Odyssey Surrender 2018 and 2019.


$30 suggested price, $20-$40 sliding scale. Choose the level you can comfortably afford.

If cost is a barrier at any point on the sliding scale, please use the Volunteer List at the bottom of the listing to request a scholarship seat.


In SF, this class will be held at the Folsom Street Community Center, Floor 2 at 1286 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, near 9th and Folsom. This event will be held on the second floor for this date, stairs are the only means of ingress and egress, please plan accordingly.

Please do not attend in person if you have any respiratory symptoms whatsoever. Anyone displaying signs of respiratory symptoms may be asked to leave, regardless of vaccination status.

This event is an inclusive, queer, and sex-positive safe space.

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