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 …

 

Butt Toys for Beginners

Butt-plug or anal beads? Prostate vibrator or good, old-fashioned dildo? And what’s the deal with the flared base? If you’re curious about toy-fun for bums, this low-down on back-door options is for you!

Part of our Quickies series.

Where: Other Nature, Mehringdamm 79
When: Monday, July 31st, 20:30 – 21:30
Language: English, Deutsch nach Bedarf
Cost: 5€ (& you get a 5€ gift voucher!)
Registration: there’s no pre-registration for Quickies: just show up about 10-15 minutes before the start time.

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Embracing Jealousy

with Inna Barinberg

Jealousy is a mystery. We don’t often talk about it, let alone try to see what lies behind it. Many advice books characterize jealousy as a negative and evil “emotion”. As a result, most people feel bad and that they are failing if they are jealous.

Not in this workshop.

By deciphering jealousy, we can identify and approach our fears and anxieties. Instead of feeling angry that we experience jealousy, we can accept it as a part of ourselves and treat it accordingly. Let’s take jealousy down from its daunting throne!

We will look at the positive aspects of jealousy, as well as addressing the parts that we want to find ways of dealing with. Through different methods, including individual and group work, you will have the opportunity to get to know different aspects of your jealousy, exchange with others (as much as you want and feel good about) and, by learning what lies behind jealousy, develop tools for managing it.

Where: Other Nature, Mehringdamm 79
When: Tuesday, August 8th, 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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Quickie: I do, you do, we do, dil-do!

So many dildos, so little time… how is one to decide? Never fear! Let the Other Nature team take you on a tour of our top ten dildos. That’s right: 1 hour, 10 dildos. Like speed-dating, with sex-toys.

Part of our Quickies series.

Where: Other Nature, Mehringdamm 79
When: Tuesday, August 15th, 18:30 – 20:30
Language: English
Cost: 5€ (& you get a 5€ gift voucher!)
Registration: there’s no pre-registration for Quickies: just show up about 10-15 minutes before the start time.

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JA-Sagen für Anfänger*innen und Fortgeschrittene

mit Joris Kern

In diesem Workshop geht es darum, das eigene Ja zu sich selbst, zur Lust und Sexualität im Besonderen und zum Leben allgemein zu feiern, zu erforschen und weiter zu entwickeln.

Dabei geht es um das freie Ja, also ein Ja, das in dem Bewusstsein entsteht, dass ein Nein genauso möglich ist und ein Teil von Ja-Sagen zu sich selbst sein kann. Ein Ja, das ein selbstbestimmtes Experimentieren und Erleben erlaubt und lustvoll werden lässt.

Zu entdecken gibt es verschiedene Arten von Ja, Wachstum und Klarheit, verschiedene Zugänge zu Freiheit und den Unterschied zwischen den Qualitäten von Zustimmen und Wünschen.
Ich, Joris Kern gebe seit Jahren Workshops zu Sexualität mit dem Fokus auf Konsens, meist in FLT(I)*-Räumen, gelegentlich auch für alle Geschlechter. Das macht mir großen Spaß und ist mir ein wichtiges Anliegen. Seit meiner Kindheit interessieren mich Freiräume im Spiel mit Geschlechterrollen.
Wo: Other Nature, Mehringdamm 79
Wann: Dienstag, 10. Okt. 18:30 – 20:30
Sprache: Deutsch
Gebuhr: 15€ (13€ ermaßigt)                                                                                                      Anmeldung: Um einen Platz im Voraus zu reservieren komm einfach in unseren Laden um dich eintragen zu lassen und die Kursgebühr zu bezahlen oder du sendest uns eine Email mit deiner Anmeldung und wir schicken dir dann umgehen unsere PayPal/Bankdaten damit du den Betrag überweisen kannst: workshop@other-nature.de