Workshops

Knowledge is sexy, and talking nerdy has never been more fun! Our workshops cover many different aspects of sex, sexuality, health, and relationships.  In an effort to create a safe and non-judgmental environment, we ask that all workshop participants respect the opinions, boundaries, and experiences expressed by others.  If you have a great topic for a workshop, feel free to contact us with your ideas.

Directly after workshops, we give participants 10% off in-store purchases! The discount does not apply to books, magazines and commission items.

*Our workshop fees operate on a sliding scale basis.  However, if you would like to attend a workshop for which you can’t afford the fee, a further reduction is often possible.  Just contact us directly by phone or email to make arrangements.

**A quick note on safeR space: it is all of our responsibilities to create a safer space in which we actively engage in consensual and non-discriminatory behaviour.

*** You can pre-register for all workshops with payment of the workshop fee, either in-store, through PayPal or via bank transfer. Email: workshop@other-nature.de. A full refund is possible if you cancel at least 48 hours in advance.

**** All workshops are subject to a minimum number of pre-registrations. If we have to cancel due to insufficient sign-ups, we will let all registered individuals know 24 hours ahead of the scheduled workshop start time. All fees will be refunded in full.

If you have not pre-registered, please arrive early (at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts).  Please note that spaces are limited.

Upcoming workshops …

Blow Job Skills from a Professional

with Pearl

Learn to position your mind, body, lips and tongue to elevate the blow job to a high art. Reap the benefits of blow jobs’ social capital while enjoying yourself like never before. Some clichés are clichés for a reason: blow jobs are hot, hot, hot. If you agree, then this workshop is for you. If not, then this workshop is definitely for you!

Whether you feel you’ve never quite tapped into your potential or are a regular at satisfying this thirst, come join us for a lively tutorial on the wonderful world of sucking all types of dicks (big/small, silicone/flesh, hard/limp, etc!). Learn anatomy and commonly missed techniques, and inspire your creativity. We’ll discuss what to do with your hands, how to incorporate your own pleasure (of course!) and key phrases for negotiating the best blow by blow experience of their life and yours. Critically identify and shatter any hidden inhibitions, and unleash this Pandora’s box of pleasures.People of all genders are welcome to come explore reveling in giving and receiving the elevated art of the blow job.

Pearl is an enthusiastic professional dick sucker and sex educator from Toronto, Canada, who uses humour and honest information to spread the universally deserved joys of shameless pleasure.

Where: Other Nature, Mehringdamm 79
When: Tuesday, May 30th, 18:30 – 21:30
Language: English
Cost: 25€ (20€ limited income)
Registration: to reserve a place in advance, simply come into the shop with the workshop fee, or email us to arrange payment via PayPal or bank transfer: workshop@other-nature.de
Pre-registration is recommended, as space is limited. If you haven’t registered, please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop start time.

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Dirty Talk Skills from a Professional

with Pearl

Let go of inhibition and help your deepest desires find their voice! This fun workshop is for people who want to be inspired to use dirty talk to give and get the sex they want.

Learn how to use dirty talk to negotiate ongoing, enthusiastic consent and to keep a hot moment moving, including during role-play scenes and power exchange. Use dirty talk to get more intimate, explore your top/bottom style or uncover previously unspoken fantasies. Learn effective techniques for starting a play session with a new partner, and what to do if you or your playmate is shy. Participants will workshop how to sound authentic and find their genuine voice(s!). Perhaps best of all, we’ll be learning how to use dirty talk to reach higher states of orgasmic pleasure for you and your partner(s).

Get ready to go home with such filthy, sticky, sweet line that someone will have to wash your mouth out with soap!

Pearl is an enthusiastic professional dirty talker and sex educator from Toronto, Canada, who uses humour and honest information to spread the universally deserved joys of shameless pleasure.

Where: Other Nature, Mehringdamm 79
When: Tuesday, June 6th, 18:30 – 21:30
Language: English
Cost: 25€ (20€ limited income)
Registration: to reserve a place in advance, simply come into the shop with the workshop fee, or email us to arrange payment via PayPal or bank transfer: workshop@other-nature.de
Pre-registration is recommended, as space is limited. If you haven’t registered, please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop start time.

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Pelvic Floor Health for Queers: Beyond Kegels

with Imogen Raye Minton

Do you ever get the sinking feeling that your (sex) life might be having a negative impact on the health of your pelvic floor?

Come and learn the myths and facts of keeping your pelvic floor strong and spry no matter what you enjoy doing with it, be that heavy-lifting, fisting, birthing babies, anal sex, and/or just plain old aging.

This workshop will include information, exercises, and space for experience and skill sharing. Please bring a mat and a towel.

Imogen Raye Minton is a 31 year old midwife with a general background in queer and women’s health. She feels passionate about spreading health information and access to people who wish that their health care was more tailored to their needs. She also has a pelvic floor.

Where: Other Nature, Mehringdamm 79
When: Tuesday, June 20th, 19:00 – 21:30
Language: English, with some German translation possible
Cost: 25€ (20€ limited income)
Registration: to reserve a place in advance, simply come into the shop with the workshop fee, or email us to arrange payment via PayPal or bank transfer: workshop@other-nature.de
Pre-registration is recommended, as space is limited. If you haven’t registered, please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop start time.

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Beginner Bondage and Tie-Up Improvisation

with Ann Antidote

This workshop is a basic introduction to rope bondage for absolute or near beginners, but with a greater emphasis on hands-on practice. We’ll talk about safety, and you’ll learn some basic knots and techniques, which – combined with your own imagination – will allow you to experiment and improvise. This is also a great refresher course for people who’ve already learned the basic knots, but haven’t had much time to practice them.

Some rope provided, but you can also bring/buy your own.

All genders welcome.

Ann Antidote is an autodidact DIY artist, active in the fields of bondage, video, performance and landscape art. She has been active in anti-discrimination work and in the promotion of polyamorous, queer and sex-positive lifestyles as options worthy of respect. This permeates her work, which includes workshops and talks, in Berlin and beyond.

Let’s tie!

Where: Other Nature, Mehringdamm 79
When: Tuesday, July 4th, 18:30 – 21:00
Language: English/German (as needed)
Cost: 20€ (15€ limited income)
Registration: to reserve a place in advance, simply come into the shop with the workshop fee, or email us to arrange payment via PayPal or bank transfer: workshop@other-nature.de
Pre-registration is recommended, as space is limited. If you haven’t registered, please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop start time.