SF: Why So Serious?! Impact Play for Fun, Fear, and Frolic!

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

Want to make the day of it? Stick around for Caning: From Sensual to Sadistic: from 1-3pm!

Make your impact play more emotionally impactful by centering fun, creativity, and thrills.

No skills? No problem! This workshop will cover the basics of safety and technique to help you bring your impact play to the next level, even if you're an absolute beginner! You'll learn:

- Basics of impact play safety and negotiation

- Hands-on techniques for playing with hands, fists, paddles, floggers, and other creative toys

- How to build your toybox without breaking the bank

- The basics of why impact play is so emotionally thrilling, and how to make room for that!

- How to invite genuine emotions & reactions into your play

Bring all of yourself and all of who you are to this expressive, creative, and fun look at BDSM play!


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 sadomasochist who aims to be the Weird Barbie of bottoming.

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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