Gateway to Suspension

Sun, Mar 3 from 10am - 4:30pm

Online ticket sales have ended, but some tickets are still available at the door.

This full day intensive offers an introduction to suspension for tops who are already confident tying structural harnesses and bottoms with experience in rope.

This class will cover: 

  • Negotiation 
  • Nerves and anatomy 
  • Uplines and lifting 
  • Bottoming skills 
  • Easy partial positions

Prerequisites: Tops should be able to tie a chest harness, a hip harness, and a non-collapsing single column tie. Bottoms should be able to effectively communicate and assess body sensations while in rope.

Required gear:

  • 2 15 ft lengths in hemp, jute, or nylon (5-8mm)
  • 4 30-ft lengths of rope in hemp, jute, or nylon (5-8mm)
  • 4-6 carabiners rated for climbing (or large climbing rappel rings)
  • 3 30ft lengths of POSH rope

Suggested Gear:

  • Suspension ring
  • Extra carabiners
  • Note taking materials
  • Snacks

For more information suggested gear and class handouts see:

Other Important Info:

  • No late entry will be allowed due to the intimate nature of this workshop. Doors will be locked at 10 minutes after the start time.
  • Water available. Please bring your own cup or bottle.
  • Open to all 18+
  • Attendance is limited to 13 tying pairs. Limited audit-only spots are available.
  • All sexes, genders, races, ethnicities, bodies, body types, sexual orientations, relationship orientations, abilities welcome and celebrated.
  • Questions may be directed to:
  • Scholarships available. 
  • Please let us know by email if you have any access needs or things that would aid in your learning.
  • Part of this class will take place in the basement, which is only accessible by stairs. We apologize for any inconvenience.

About the Educators:

Blaming_lilith (she/her) has been tying since 2016 and discovered her love for suspension in 2018. She ties as a creative outlet and a way to socialize with some of her favorite people. Once a month, she co-hosts the Witchy Rope Enthusiasts’ Group (WREG) in Seattle, where she demos simple ties and labs out more creative ideas with wonderfully collaborative bottoms. You can find her on fetlife (blaming_liltih) and instagram (blaminglilith).

Megan (Mz_Magpie on instagram and Fetlife) joined the kink community in 2010. She identifies as a queer woman, switch and nerd. She runs Magpie Kink education ( She loves finding new ways to explain complex topics.


This event is presented by the Pan Eros Foundation. Please go to for more information.

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