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Jul 29 2015

Free Chicago Workshops in August!

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by Chelsea

It’s Anal August, so get close up and personal with dat ass!

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Booty-palooza
Sunday, August 2nd 1-6pm FREE!!

Looking for a booty-full start to Anal August? Stop by your favorite neighborhood sex shop and enjoy tasty treats, mimosas, and some free mini-workshops that will help you delve into your deepest fantasies! One lucky Pleasure Chest shopper will win a $250 Ass-tastic Gift Basket!
2:00 — Butt Plug Basics — How to choose, wear, and get the most fun out of your plug
3:00 — Anal Sex Achievers — For the giver and receiver, these tips will help you enjoy your anal penetration play.
4:00 — Go Big or Go Home — For those folks that want to take it bigger, our sex specialist will help guide you to the best toys (and lube) to help you shoot for the moon!

Butt Sex Basics with Antoinette
Wednesday, August 5th 8-10 PM FREE!

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Ready to explore the final frontier? Our sex specialists have the knowledge you need to make your fanny happy, from positions to plugs to prostate play. We’ll teach you how to warm up your butt for a good time, fill you in on the best toys and lubes for solo and partnered anal play, and address common concerns about comfort and cleanliness. All butts welcome. Bums away!

Prostate Play with Louie
Wednesday, August 12th 8-10 PM FREE!

If you haven’t thought about your prostate, you’re behind the times! Unofficially known as the male G-Spot, the prostate can actually be central to orgasm & can provide amazing pleasure, either solo or with a partner. Our Sex Specialists will explain the role of the prostate, both physically & sexually, and offer tips and techniques to bring out the best in your bottom!

Advanced Anal Play with Ash
Wednesday, August 19th 8-10 PM FREE!

For those who like to push the boundaries of butt loving, we’re excited to offer this advanced workshop on everything from anal douching and enemas to safe and sexy anal fisting. We’ll cover smart ways to engage in extreme ass play, double penetration for all genders, and help dispel the myths and shame around this enjoyable orifice.

Bend Over Buddy with Sarah Sloane
Wednesday, August 26th 8-10 PM FREE!

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Is your bedroom buddy just begging for some anal attention? In this workshop, we’ll teach you how to get your guy on-board for some ass loving. If you don’t know how to approach the subject (or their sphincter), we’ll give you tips on communication, the pleasures of perineum and prostate play, strap-on sex, anal sex safety, and the best toys and tricks to arouse him anally. This class will focus on bending over your boyfriend, but all genders and orientations are welcome.

Jul 29 2015

Free NYC Workshops in August!

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by Chelsea

Have a safe and sexy time in NYC at our UES workshops!

Anal Pleasure 101: Anal August Launch Event featuring Tristan Taormino
Tuesday, August 4th 8-10 PM FREE!
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Ass is in session as we kick off our Anal August Better Booty Campaign with guest educator, Tristan Taormino! Come for the workshop, and stay for mimosas, butt-shaped cupcakes, door-prizes, and more! In her most popular workshop, one she has taught around the world for over 10 years, Tristan introduces you to the world of anal pleasure. In this funny, educational class, she covers a wide variety of topics, including: myths about anal sex; anal anatomy, the G-spot, and the prostate; basic preparation and hygiene; lubes, anal toys, and safer sex; anal penetration for beginners, and much more! Learn the facts about this exciting, yet often misunderstood, form of pleasure and get all your questions answered.

Butt Sex Basics with Denise
Wednesday, August 12th 8-10 PM FREE!

In this workshop, no topic on taking it up the ass is taboo. Learn why a warm-up is important before anal exercise, why lube is your butt’s bff, and how building comfort and trust with your partner can dispel common concerns such as pain or cleanliness. We’ll show you our favorite toys, how to use them solo or with a partner, cover the perks of having a prostate, anal g-spot stimulation, and toy and partner safety.

Big Beautiful Sex with Elle Chase
Monday, August 17th 8-10 PM FREE!
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Who says you have to be skinny to have the best sex of your life? Whether it’s media and advertising images of “perfect” bodies or snarky comments about our weight, fat-shaming is all around us, and it can get in the way of our sexual confidence and pleasure. In this workshop, which combines lecture and discussion, body-positive educator Elle Chase talks about attitudes (both external and internal) that can hold us back from great sex and specific challenges we face as plus-sized lovers. You will learn skills — from communication tools to the best toys, techniques and positions — to help you embrace your sexuality and have big, beautiful sex.

Superhero Sex Shopping with JoEllen Notte (aka The Redhead Bedhead)
Tuesday, August 18th 8-10pm, FREE!

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It’s important to have the right tools for any job, but with so many awesome (and some not so awesome) options, shopping for sex can be overwhelming. Writer, educator, and sex shop connoisseur JoEllen Notte (aka The Redhead Bedhead) has toured North America visiting over 50 shops in 18 states and 2 countries, and she’s ready to show you how to sex shop like a pro! Armed with an arsenal of toys and products, JoEllen will explain how to navigate the dizzying array of options. Using the Superhero Sex Shopping Checklist she’ll teach you all the questions you need to ask to find the right toys for your body and budget and go over what you need to be a safer sex superhero.

Suck It, Lick It, Love It with Jes and Brandon
Wednesday, August 19th 8-10 PM FREE!

Our Sex Specialists share tips and tricks to get you in the spirit of giving and receiving amazing oral sex. We’ll cover anatomy basics, giving mind-blowing blow-jobs, eating pussy like a pro, lending your mouth a hand (literally) to please your partner, and the best toys to accessorize your licks, sucks, and squeezes.

Spank Someone Happy with Charlie
Wednesday, August 26th 8-10 PM FREE!

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Looking to make your sex a little naughty? Let our Sex Specialists bring you into the wonderful world of erotic spanking and roleplay. We’ll show you how to combine spanking with sex in a fun and consensual way. This workshop is perfect if you’re feeling curious, need help getting started, or just want to fine-tune your technique.

Jul 29 2015

Free Los Angeles Workshops in August!

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by Chelsea

Kick off Anal August with these free and fabulous workshops!

Ease Into Anal August: An Ass-tastic Launch Party
Sunday, August 2nd @ 5-8PM FREE!

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Get your asses over to The Pleasure Chest for a party celebrating the return of Anal August and the launch of our Better Booty Campaign! At 6pm, Kate and Brian will ease you into our month of all things anal with a Butt Sex Basics workshop, where you’ll learn everything you need to know about warm-up, the best toys for beginners, which lubes your butt will love, our favorite positions for anal, and more. Plus, we’ll be providing chair massages, snacks, and booze, to help you stay relaxed all evening.

With Sex Specialists: Kate and Brian

Prostate Pleasure with Charlie Glickman
Wednesday, August 5th 8-10 PM FREE!

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More people are discovering the amazing pleasure potential of the prostate, aka the male G-spot. Prostate massage, pegging, and anal sex for men can bring you to new heights of sensation, and Charlie Glickman PhD, one of the authors of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure: Erotic Exploration for Men and Their Partners is here to tell you all about it. He’ll explain the role of the prostate in sexual arousal and orgasm, give you lots of tips for easy and pleasurable anal penetration, tell you all about prostate massage, show you the best toys for strap-on play and pegging, offer ideas for combining prostate play with other kinds of sex, and much more. Whether you’re new to the idea of prostate play or you’re an experienced enthusiast, Charlie has plenty to offer you, so come discover new ways to make your partner’s toes curl!

Guest Educator: Dr. Charlie Glickman

Extreme Sex with Damon Holzum
Wednesday, August 12th 8-10 PM FREE!

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Do you want to walk on the wild side of sex!? This awesome course will focus on the things you need to know to enjoy sex in the extreme. Learn the ins and outs of anal sex including preparation, best lubes for every occasion, the most popular and entertaining toys and the best position to help you enjoy and impress your partner(s). This class will teach you fun and sexy tips to enjoy the sexier side of play time. Topics include watersports, hang/finger play, toys, dirty play and lot of other forms of unconventional play. Embrace your wild side and enjoy your sexploration in this sex-positive class where you’re free to ask all the kinky, taboo questions in a fun and zero-judgment environment.

Class is held on a first come, first served basis so arrive early to reserve your spot! Registration not necessary.

Guest Educator: Damon Holzum

Bend Over Buddy with Larkin & Chris
Wednesday, August 19th 8-10 PM FREE!

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Is your bedroom buddy just begging for a pegging? In this workshop, we’ll teach you how to get strapped on and warmed up for some ass loving. If you don’t know how to approach the subject (or their sphincter), we’ll give you tips on communication, the pleasures of perineum and prostate play, strap-on sex, anal sex safety, and the best toys and tricks to arouse him anally. This class will focus on bending over your boyfriend, but all genders and orientations are welcome.

Sex Specialists: Larkin and Chris

Spank Someone Happy with Mistress Mary & Andrea
Wednesday, August 26th 8-10 PM FREE!

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Looking to make your sex a little naughty? Let our Sex Specialists bring you into the wonderful world of erotic spanking and roleplay. We’ll show you how to combine spanking with sex in a fun and consensual way. This workshop is perfect if you’re feeling curious, need help getting started, or just want to fine-tune your technique.

Sex Specialists: Mistress Mary & Andrea

Jul 08 2015

Free Workshops in NYC in July

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by Chelsea

Have a hot time in the city with these free workshops!

 

Head of the Class: Advanced Blowjobs with Phillip

Wednesday, July 1st @ 8-10pm FREE!

Want to give an even better blowjob? Let our Sex Specialists show you some new tricks and techniques. Learn how to find the perfect grip and mouth movement. Discover how to use your whole body to go the distance. Find new ways to tailor your blowjob to your specific partner. This class is for anyone who feels confident in giving head, but wants to take their skills to the next level.

 

Advanced Anal Play with Victor 

Wednesday, July 8th @ 8-10pm FREE!

For those who like to push the boundaries of butt loving, we’re excited to offer this advanced workshop on everything from anal douching and enemas to safe and sexy anal fisting. We’ll cover smart ways to engage in extreme ass play, double penetration for all genders, and help dispel the myths and shame around this enjoyable orifice.

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The Ultimate O with Carly

Wednesday, July 15th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Maybe you’ve never had one, maybe you have but you’re still not sure what all the fuss is about, or maybe you’re an orgasm overachiever with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. Whatever your reason for taking this class, you’ll learn all about anatomy, techniques for coming with a partner or solo, how masturbation can help you expand your orgasm, G-spot orgasms, anal orgasms, and, of course, our Sex Specialists’ favorite tips and toys.

 

Sex Toys for Curious Couples with Molly-Iris

Wednesday, July 22nd @ 8-10pm FREE!

Using sex toys together can be intimidating, but it can add a sense of fun and openness to pleasing one another sexually. Many toys are fun for more than one, whether they’re meant to offer stimulation for both partners or enhance your sex. Our Sex Specialists will cover the best toys to use with a partner, communication, toy safety, and toy tips.

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G-Spot and Female Ejaculation with Charlie

Wednesday, July 29th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Looking for an all-over orgasm? Seeking the ever-elusive female ejaculation? This class will provide you with tips and techniques to expand your orgasm, both with your partner and on your own. For years the existence of the G-spot has been rejected while some have hailed it as the ultimate pleasure center; come find out what the buzz is about!

Jul 07 2015

Free Workshops in LA in July!

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by Chelsea

Get ready to make this the hottest summer yet with our July workshops!

 

O-M-G-Spot! with Larkin & Amanda

Wednesday, July 1st @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Too often, the G-spot is described as a myth or a too-good-to-be-true orgasm button. Our Sex Specialists are here to set the record straight and teach you some real world techniques for enjoying your G-spot with or without a partner. We’ll cover massage, toys, the best positions for G-spot access, and even tricks for teaching yourself to squirt!

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Talk Dirty to Me: Roleplay and Fantasy in the Bedroom with Koko & Andrea

Sunday, July 5th @ 6-8pm – FREE!

Learn to please your partner using dirty language, prurient pillow talk, and filthy fantasies. Go beyond “playing doctor” to discover the delights of roleplay. Our silver-tongued Sex Specialists will show you how to enhance your sex life using your imagination, costumes, theatricality and the simple spoken word.

 

Asserting Dominance and Giving Submission with Mistress Mary

Wednesday, July 8th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

There are lots of ways to incorporate dominance and submission into your sex life. In this workshop, Mistress Mary will help you discover a way of playing that is unique to you and your partner(s). You’ll go over BDSM basics and negotiation, and how you can tap into your inner Dom and/or sub and even look the part. Plus, you’ll learn how to incorporate roleplay, bondage, sensation play and impact play into your D/s.

 

One-On-One: Dating for Introverts with the Redhead Bedhead

Wednesday, July 15th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

It’s hard out there for an introvert. It’s definitely an extrovert world, and sometimes it can feel like the very (often misunderstood) nature of introversion makes introverts ineligible for the traditional dating game. The Redhead Bedhead says eff that noise! Inspired her own experience as a raging introvert and the wisdom of Susan Cain’s Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, this workshop will show you how to make dating work for you, on your terms. The Redhead Bedhead will give tips, answer questions and share some fun introvert facts along the way!

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Sex Buffet: Planning Your Spread with Sex Nerd Sandra

Wednesday, July 22nd @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Hungry for some new ideas? Plan out a spicy menu with professional sex nerd Sandra Daugherty! From appetizer to dessert, each person has their favorites. In this sex-positive primer, learn how to negotiate what’s on the table, explore a taste of popular entrées like kink and oral and find surprising ways to expand your palate. Join in for a night of delicious adventure.

 

Lick by Lick, Blow by Blow: Oral Sex for Everyone with Elle Chase

Wednesday, July 29th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Do you marvel at people who love giving head or going down? Are you checking your watch as you suck and blow? In this fun and informal class, we’ll spend some time talking about your oral pet peeves and how to solve them. You’ll learn some basic pleasure-focused anatomy, easy tips to make fellatio and/or cunnilingus fun for you, and tricks to render your partner speechless. Lady Cheeky will show you how to enjoy pleasing your partner with your lips and tongue – and even look forward to it.

Jun 03 2015

Free Workshops in Chicago

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by Chelsea

Get hot this summer with free workshops to help you bring it in bed!

Strap On, Get Off with Antoinette
Wednesday, June 3rd @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Become acquainted with the arousing possibilities of strap-on sex. Antoinette will show you that strap-on sex can be fun for everyone! Among the subjects covered will be how to choose the best harness and dildo for you, enhancing mutual satisfaction, owning your strap-on cock, and why and how strap-ons can be worn by guys too. A perfect class for beginners of any gender or orientation.

janethardy3Queering Heterosexuality: Girlfaggery, Transattraction & Other Emerging Liminal Identities with Janet Hardy
Wednesday, June 10 @ 8-10 PM, FREE

In an era when the definitions of such common words as “male,” “female,” and “sex” are unraveling, how can we still be certain about concepts like “heterosexuality” and “homosexuality”? Janet W. Hardy, author or coauthor of eleven books about alternative sexualities (including the bestselling The Ethical Slut and her recent memoir Girlfag: A Life Told In Sex and Musicals), will explore the ways in which girlfags, guydykes, transattracted people, androgynies, and others are expanding the boundaries of queerness and redefining the idea of sexual orientation.

GenderQueer Bondage: Rope for People “Between” and “Beyond” with Lee Harrington
Tuesday, June 16th @ 8-10 PM – FREE!

Ever had to struggle with how to put a crotch rope on a woman who has a little something extra? Tied up a trans man who wanted chest bondage that didn’t make him look like a girl? Perhaps you just want to explore some hot ways to tie up your lovers to make them feel androgynous and exposed? Then this class is for you. We’ll be playing with crotch ropes and strap-on harnesses, alternative forms of chest and torso bondage (to emphasize and de-emphasize curves), and exploring a few other ties that can help us or our partner(s) feel seen as whatever gender they experience. Bring two or more pieces of rope, 25-30ft in length, for hands-on fun and exploration in this class for “the rest of us”.

Lee Harrington ropeSacred Kink: The Eightfold Paths of BDSM with Lee Harrington
Wednesday June 17th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Using BDSM and Fetishism, you may already be doing sacred kink for your own magical, emotional, spiritual and energetic work without being aware of it! Exploring the eight major routes to altered states of consciousness, we will examine how we use the Path of Ritual for earning our leathers, Path of Rhythm for cathartic flogging, Path of Flesh for sensual bondage scenes, and so much more. Come learn how to be conscious of your own sacred kink workings, how these tools have been used for thousands of years, and how to incorporate new approaches to deepen your energetic connections in the future.

Twisted Knitters Knitting Night with Sex Geekdom Chicago
Tuesday, June 23 @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Come out and play with yarn and enjoy yummy snacks and great conversation with the folks from both The Pleasure Chest and Sex Geekdom Chicago!

Anal Fisting with Sarah Sloane
Wednesday, June 24th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Fisting may seem intense, but it’s also an amazing (and amazingly pleasurable) way to connect with a partner. In this workshop, Sarah Sloane will talk to you about the anatomy of the ass, warming it up, and of course safety considerations. She’ll cover the perfect lubes for fisting, toys to help you get there, and the emotional and spiritual side of using your whole hand.

Jun 03 2015

June Workshops in L.A.

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by Chelsea

Summer is coming, and things are about to get hot at The Pleasure Chest! Come join us for workshops and comedy this June.

SeDamon Holzum 1x-Positivity for Gay Men with Damon Holzum
Wednesday, June 3rd @ 8-10pm – FREE!

This workshop will explore the sometimes complex ins and outs of creating a sex-positive love life for gay men (and those that love them).  Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or single and ready to mingle, this course will uncover the tools you need to have a hot sex life and explore your kinks. A wide range of topics will be included, such as: overcoming common road blocks to sex, being comfortable with communication, addressing intimacy hurdles with your partner(s), where and how to hook up, topping/bottoming, foreplay, common myths, and your risk factor spectrum.  This is a sex-positive environment where you’re encouraged to ask all your sexy questions and chat about anything and everything related to the joys of man-on-man sex.

Surefire Sizzling Sex with Judith & Frank
Sunday, June 7th @ 6-8pm – FREE!

Judith and Frank, co-authors of the award-winning book So That’s Why They Do That! Men, Women, and Their Hormones, will be joining us for a workshop on making sex a practice. They’ll share techniques for sizzling sex, how hormones influence your sex life, how to tell when your partner is ready to go, and what to do once you know! Although everyone is welcome, this talk is geared toward straight, partnered couples.

Performance Anxiety – Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest
Tuesday, June 9th @ 8-10pm

Get your laughs and lube in the same place. Join us for the return of the ever popular Performance Anxiety, a comedy night hosted by Eli Olsberg and Libby Thomas. For seven bucks, you can enjoy free beer, 15% off your purchases and live performances by some of the best comics working today.

midori 5Auntie Midori’s Practical Advice for New Tops & Dominants
Wednesday, June 10th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Are you just beginning to explore your top or dominant side?  Do you find all the information about BDSM out there a bit intimidating? Do you want to have successful kinky scenes and feel confident? Auntie Midori is here to help! She’ll share practical tips, easy ways to get started, and how to avoid common mistakes. Learn how to find out you and your partner’s desires and select the right toys to make them a steamy reality. Midori will teach you how to avoid harming your partner while keeping the thrill and answer all of your kinky queries. She may even share some tales of her spectacular, goofy bloopers too.

Hands-On Rope Bondage with Midori
Thursday, June 11 @ 8-10pm – FREE! 

Bring the pleasures of Japanese bondage into your bedroom with easy, sexy rope play. In this class, you’ll learn simple, elegant, effective and sensual rope skills that will thrill your partner. Midori, author of The Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage and educator extraordinaire, will also teach you how to avoid clumsiness and minimize risks, including boring or harming your partner. Learn essential foundation techniques including four two-column restraints, safety, rope selection, and creative, sexy positions. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a minimum of 2 lengths of 15 feet and 2 of 25 feet of rope. Rope will also be available for purchase. Class size will be limited, so please arrive early to secure a space.

sex nerd sandra 1World’s Best BJ with Mary & Chris
Wednesday, June 17th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

BJ beginner? Want to shake up your oral routine? Our Sex Specialists will teach you to make every mouthful count. This class will cover all of the anatomy that matters, tips and tricks to keep under your belt when going below the belt, and of course, the legendary deep throat.

Snatch Attack: The Art of Common Sense Cunnilingus with Sex Nerd Sandra
Wednesday, June 24th @ 8-10pm, FREE!

Going down. Pearl diving. Whisper in the willows. Whatever you call it, the potential for pleasure can leave some speechless! Join sex educator and Nerdist podcaster Sex Nerd Sandra as she tears down misleading myths and dishes on easy ways to build up and expand your arsenal for amazing oral sex.

Apr 29 2015

May Workshops on the Upper East Side

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by Chelsea

Get ready for a summer of love at our free May workshops!

Sex-after-FiftyLet’s Talk about Senior Sex with Joan Price
Sunday, May 3rd @ 6-8pm – FREE!

Yes, sex after 50, 60, 70 and beyond has its challenges, but it can also be hot and joyful. Joan Price, senior sex expert and author of the new Ultimate Guide to Sex After 50: How to Maintain – or Regain! – a Spicy, Satisfying Sex Life, will answer your questions and address your concerns. Take home new tools, techniques, and attitudes to help you experience sizzling and satisfying sex –with or without a partner! If you are over 50–or you plan to be–here’s what you want to know. All genders & orientations welcome.

G-Spot and Female Ejaculation with Charlie
Wednesday, May 6th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Looking for an all-over orgasm? Seeking the ever-elusive female ejaculation? This class will provide you with tips and techniques to expand your orgasm, both with your partner and on your own. For years the existence of the G-spot has been rejected while some have hailed it as the ultimate pleasure center; come find out what the buzz is about! Open to all genders and orientations.

peggingBend Over Buddy: Anal Pleasure for Him with Carly
Wednesday, May 13th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Is your bedroom buddy just begging for some anal attention? In this workshop, we’ll teach you how to get your guy on-board for some ass loving. If you don’t know how to approach the subject (or their sphincter), we’ll give you tips on communication, the pleasures of perineum and prostate play, strap-on sex, anal sex safety, and the best toys and tricks to arouse him anally. This class will focus on bending over your boyfriend, but all genders and orientations are welcome.

Suck it, Lick it, Love it with Phillip & Molly-Iris
Wednesday, May 20th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Our Sex Specialists share tips and tricks to get you in the spirit of giving and receiving amazing oral sex. We’ll cover anatomy basics, giving mind-blowing blow-jobs, eating pussy like a pro, lending your mouth a hand (literally) to please your partner, and the best toys to accessorize your licks, sucks, and squeezes.

Expanding Your Repertoire: Roleplay 201 with Victor
Wednesday, May 27th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Interested in expanding your roleplaying skills and thinking up some great new scenes? Roleplay 201 will introduce intermediate and advanced roleplay techniques including how to develop an ongoing roleplay, how to define the boundaries of a fantasy based relationship, and how to incorporate power exchange into your scenes. Though this is a 201 level class, beginners are welcome to attend.

Apr 29 2015

May Workshops in Chicago

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by Chelsea

Get kinky, play solo, and give some head this spring, with skills you pick up at our free workshops!

role play 5Role Play with Antoinette
Wednesday, May 6th @ 8-10 PM  FREE!

Want to play doctor and patient? Or master and servant? Learn how to craft exciting and fun roleplay scenarios. We’ll cover the basics of safe, sane and consensual fantasy fulfillment, including negotiation, costumes, games, props and more.

Solo Sexuality  with Ash
Wednesday, May 13th  @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Most people use the term “sex” to describe something that happens between at least two people, but what about the onesome? This class will discuss getting off individually, for anyone who’s interested. How do we set aside distractions, create elements of tension and intimacy, give ourselves permission to breathe and maybe make noise? How can we expand the ways we can give ourselves pleasure? Whether you’re making love to yourself or furiously jerking off (or both!), pick up some tricks with Ash.

Twisted Knitters Knitting Night with Sex Geekdom Chicago
Tuesday, May 19th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Come out and play with yarn and enjoy yummy snacks and great conversation with the folks from both The Pleasure Chest and Sex Geekdom Chicago!

getting cockyHead of the Class with Louie
Wednesday, May 20th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Want to give an even better blowjob? Let our Sex Specialists show you some new tricks and techniques. Learn how to find the perfect grip and mouth movement. Discover how to use your whole body to go the distance. Find new ways to tailor your blowjob to your specific partner. This class is for anyone who feels confident in giving head, but wants to take their skills to the next level.

Flogging 101 with Ash
Wednesday, May 27th  @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Want to woo your partner with the massaging thud or the invigorating sting of a flogger? In this workshop, Ash will cover everything you need to get started, including negotiation, types of floggers from gentle to intense, different ways to use floggers to create a wide range of sensations, and how to pick the right tools for your scene.

Apr 14 2015

April in L.A. — Free Workshops

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by Chelsea

From ass play workshops to laughing your ass off, there’s plenty to do at The Pleasure Chest this month!

performance anxiety flyer April14thPerformance Anxiety Fourth Anniversary Show
Tuesday, April 14th @ 8-10pm

Join us on Tuesday, April 14th at 8pm for a special four year anniversary edition of Performance Anxiety, the comedy night hosted by Eli Olsberg and Libby Thomas at our West Hollywood store. For just $7, you get free beer, 15% off your purchases and an evening with some of the best comics working today. This time, the free beer will be fancier, the special guests will be extra special, and we’ll be giving away some (sexy) prizes.

peggingBend Over Buddy with Kate & Larkin
Wednesday, April 15th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Is your bedroom buddy just begging for a pegging? In this workshop, we’ll teach you how to get strapped on and warmed up for some ass loving. If you don’t know how to approach the subject (or their sphincter), we’ll give you tips on communication, the pleasures of perineum and prostate play, strap-on sex, anal sex safety, and the best toys and tricks to arouse him anally. This class will focus on bending over your boyfriend, but all genders and orientations are welcome.

Opening Up Your Relationship with Dr. Erica Marchand
Sunday, April 19th @ 6-8pm – FREE!

Thinking about trying an open relationship? Dr. Erica Marchand will fill you in on essential tools, skills, and resources for making it work. She’ll take you through the necessary conversations with your partner, from broaching the subject of opening up, to terms you might use to describe your relationship (“poly”? “swinging”?), to what you should both decide before you date anyone else. You’ll learn essential emotional intelligence skills, self-care tips for coping with jealousy and insecurity, and resources for making opening up a positive and fun experience.

JimmyJane Presents Earth-Safe Sexy
Wednesday, April 22nd @ 7-10pm – FREE!

squilliciotti 025Did the Earth just move? Join us for an evening of eco-friendly tips for amazing sex, complimentary, locally-sourced, organic snacks from Wide Eyes, Open Palms and a selection of craft beer and sustainable wines, as well as a free Earth Day workshop. All evening, Jimmyjane will be on hand with an array of their versatile, powerful, and environmentally-responsible vibrators. At 8pm, our very own Sarah and Mary will be teaching Ultimate O: Expanding Your Orgasm Responsibly. We’re all making better decisions to do better by our bodies and the planet, and this class will address the same considerations, which can now be applied to our sex lives. Sex should be naughty, but in a decidedly natural way. Our sex specialists will cover our favorite tips and techniques for stronger, fuller orgasms, as well as recommending a variety of body-safe and eco-friendly products. Plus, Jimmyjane will make a donation to Tree People to plant a tree for everyone in attendance at the workshop!

i like dykesDyke Day LA Party & Fundraiser
Thursday, April 23rd @ 7-10pm – FREE!

Join us for a night of super queer fun(draising)! Get inspired by queer erotic readings, visit the spanking station, enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages, enter to win exciting raffle prizes, and mingle with the folks behind the city’s only free Pride event! 15% of all sales during the fundraiser will be donated to Dyke Day LA.

Spank Someone Happy with Koko & Chris
Wednesday, April 29th @ 8-10pm – FREE!

Looking to make your sex a little naughty? Let our Sex Specialists bring you into the wonderful world of erotic spanking and roleplay. We’ll show you how to combine spanking with sex in a fun and consensual way. This workshop is perfect if you’re feeling curious, need help getting started, or just want to fine-tune your technique.