Doctor Bubbles & Kit Kat Ann
met at Beyond Vanilla in 2018, and found a kindred spirit in each other. Since then, they have gone from playmates to close friends, and eventually established an M/s dynamic and romantic partnership together. Their dynamic is based on mutual respect and trust, self improvement, a dedication to increasing knowledge, and helping improve the world around them. Together, they enjoy teaching others in what they have learned from their time in the scene. In 2021, the two of them earned the Texas Power Exchange title at Beyond Vanilla XXX. Since then, they have represented Texas at the International Power Exchange competition at Beyond Leather in Florida, as well as teaching at various events and conventions on their unique power exchange dynamic.
“The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place.” – Helen Keller
Breathless: Breath Play Basics
First, let’s understand that Breath Play is one of the most dangerous forms of edgeplay in BDSM. As such, this is not a beginner class; it is a class for those who have a good basis in Risk Aware Consensual Kink. Breath play is not and will never be completely safe… but we can minimize the risk of things going wrong.
In this class, Doctor Bubbles and Kitkat Ann go into mitigating the inherent risks of Breath Play through education, preparation, and planning for emergencies. We will go into how to prep for a scene, physical factors that increase or decrease risk, how to prepare for the worst, and how to ease into breath play. Finally, Doc and Kitkat will demo a few techniques that deliver the enjoyment of breath play while also keeping risks to a minimum. We will not be covering chokes or chokeholds covered in Rough Body Play classes, but discussing how to limit oxygen flow to the bottom.
Scare Tactics: An Overview of Fear Play
Fear is one of the primal emotions that we have as human beings. It is a triggered response to danger, an instinct rooted so deep in our minds that it is with us every day of our lives. So as kinksters, what do we do with such a potent sensation?
Why, we play with it, of course!
Doctor Bubbles and Kitkat Ann will open with a discussion on why we are drawn to fear play despite its label as a form of edge play. Afterwards, they will break down fear triggers into its fundamental parts, demonstrating how to craft an effective fear play scene in a consensual, risk aware manner.