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Jul 31 2012

Get Cheeky With Us During Anal AugustFree Workshops & Comedy in Chicago

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by thepleasurechest

Anal August is here! It’s an entire month devoted to celebrating butt play, from spanking and teasing, to pegging and pleasing. In addition to our lineup of free butt-focused workshops, we’re hosting the return of the Performance Anxiety comedy night. Read down below for a complete schedule of free events!

Butt Sex Basics with Sarah Sloane
Wednesday, August 1st @ 8-10pm 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.

Bend Over Buddy with Antoinette
Wednesday, August 8th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Is your bedroom buddy just begging for a pegging? 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.

Spank Someone Happy with Antoinette
Wednesday, August 15th @ 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 role play. 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.

Performance Anxiety-Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest
Monday, August 20th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Get your laughs and lube in the same place. Join us for Performance Anxiety, a comedy night hosted by Caitlin Bergh and Rhea Butcher and featuring live performances by some of the best comics working today. As a bonus, all audience members get 15% off their purchases on the night of the show.

Advanced Anal Play with Sarah Sloane
Wednesday, August 22nd @ 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.

Coming up…

9/5- Talk Dirty to Me: Roleplay & Fantasy in the Bedroom with Antoinette

9/12- G-Spot & Female Ejaculation with Sarah Sloane

9/26- Suck it, Lick it, Love It with Antoinette

Jul 31 2012

Spanking, Pegging, & More Fun With ButtsAnal August in LA

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by thepleasurechest

It’s that time of the year again. Anal August is here! Whether you’re a butt beginner or an advanced anal explorer, we’ve got something to show you. Check out our complete schedule of free workshops down below.

Spank Someone Happy with Mary
Wednesday, August 1st @ 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 role play. 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.

The Ultimate O: Expanding your Orgasms through Anal Play with Sarah
Wednesday, August 8th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Are you a butt sex novice? Or maybe you’ve experimented, but you’re not quite sold?  This class will cover pleasure-based anatomy and the joys of anal play for both men and women. We’ll discuss safe and fun techniques for maximizing anal pleasure in both solo and partner sex and find ways to expand the play you already enjoy by incorporating the ass.

Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest
Tuesday, August 14th@ 8-10 PM $7

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

Suck it, Lick it, Love it with Sex Nerd Sandra & Kitty Cadillac
Wednesday, August 15th @ 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 blowjobs, 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.

Advanced Anal Play with Damon Holzum
Wednesday, August 22nd @ 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.


 

Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest
Tuesday, August 28th@ 8-10 PM $7

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

Bend Over Buddy: Anal Pleasure for Him with Alicia and Mike
Wednesday, August 29th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Is your bedroom buddy just begging for a pegging? 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.

Coming up…

9/5- Queering Tantra with Anya de Montigny

9/11- Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest

9/12- Blowjobs & Beyond with Sex Nerd Sandra

9/19- G-Spot & Female Ejaculation with Sarah

9/25- Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest

9/26Talk Dirty to Me: Roleplay & Fantasy in the Bedroom with Mary

 

Jul 04 2012

Fellatio, Cunnilingus & ComedyJuly in LA

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by thepleasurechest

Once you’ve recovered from your July 4th revelry, grab your calendar (or launch your iCal or whatever folks do these days) and take a look at our schedule for the summer. This month, we’ve got guest educator Catherine Toyooka on fellatio, Alicia Cybulski on intermediate BDSM, Sex Nerd Sandra on cunnilingus and two more evenings of comedy presented by Performance Anxiety. And that’s just July. Take a gander at our complete summer schedule of free workshops and events below.

Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest
Tuesday, July 10th@ 8-10 PM $7

Get your laughs and lube in the same place. Join us for the ever popular Performance Anxiety, a comedy night hosted by Eli Olsberg and TJ Miller. For seven bucks, you can enjoy free beer, 15% off your purchases and live performances by some of the best comics working today. The show will feature appearances by Erin Foley, Paul Scheer, Ian Edwards, Melissa Villasenor, Kyle Kinane, Robert Buscemi, Lynn Shawcroft and Whitmer Thomas.

Art of Oral Sex: Fellatio with Catherine Toyooka
Wednesday, July 11th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Join us as we tackle the biggest myths surrounding oral sex, and discuss how to overcome all the hang ups that keep us from truly enjoying the experience. This workshop comes chock-full with tons of educational information covering male pleasure, anatomy and much, much more. You’ll also learn Ms. Toyooka’s 3 top techniques for making your partner moan with pleasure. This fun, interactive workshop is open to everyone. Bring your own cucumber to practice on if you like.

Safe, Sane & Consensual with Alicia Cybulski
Wednesday, July 18th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Join our Sex Specialists as we delve even deeper into the world of BDSM. Learn about the physiological, psychological and emotional effects of a really good scene. Take your novice skills up a notch as we explore the intricacies of heavier beatings, electro-play and more!

Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest
Tuesday, July 24th@ 8-10 PM $7

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

Pleasure Her Perfect with Sex Nerd Sandra
Wednesday, July 25th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Our Sex Specialists have the lady-loving tips and tricks to make you more pleasure proficient. Discover techniques for expanding a woman’s orgasm, out-of-this-world oral sex, G-spot stimulation, and much more! Whether solo or with a partner, this class is perfect for anyone interested in being a connoisseur of female sexuality.

Coming up…

8/1 Spank Someone Happy with Mary

8/8 The Ultimate O: Expanding your Orgasms through Anal Play with Sarah

8/14 Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest

8/15 Suck it, Lick it, Love it with Sex Nerd Sandra & Kitty Cadillac

8/22 Advanced Anal Play with Damon Holzum

8/28 Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest

8/29 Bend Over Buddy: Anal Pleasure for Him with Alicia and Mike

9/5 Queering Tantra with Anya de Montigny

9/11 Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest

9/12 Blowjobs & Beyond with Sex Nerd Sandra

9/19 G-Spot & Female Ejaculation with Sarah

9/25 Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest

9/26 Talk Dirty to Me: Roleplay & Fantasy in the Bedroom with Mary

 

Jul 02 2012

50 Shades of Pleasure & Oral Sex for EveryoneFree Workshops in New York

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by thepleasurechest

Did you miss our 50 Shades of Pleasure workshop? Next Wednesday, you’ve got another chance to come learn all the basics of bedroom bondage with Hana. Come back the following week as Hana teaches how to Pleasure Her Perfect. Finally, finish out the month with a journey to Blowjobs and Beyond with Adriana. Can’t get enough? Check out the schedule below which includes free classes through the end of the summer.

50 Shades of Pleasure with Hana
Wednesday, July 11th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Inspired by E.L. James’s Fifty Shades books which have become a kinky cultural phenomenon, our special workshop on bedroom bondage will introduce you to the joys of erotic surrender. We’ll revisit the hottest activities from the books and give you ideas on how to incorporate them into your bedroom adventures. We’ll discuss bondage, roleplay, toys, negotiations, contracts and much, much more. This class is open to couples and singles of all experience levels.

Here’s Hana talking to the local Fox News about the 50 Shades of Pleasure workshop she’ll be teaching.

Pleasure Her Perfect with Hana
Wednesday, July 18th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Our Sex Specialists have the lady-loving tips and tricks to make you more pleasure proficient. Discover techniques for expanding a woman’s orgasm, out-of-this-world oral sex, G-spot stimulation, and much more! Whether solo or with a partner, this class is perfect for anyone interested in being a connoisseur of female sexuality.

Blowjobs & Beyond with Adriana
Wednesday, July 25th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Want to have him squirming in his seat? Our Sex Specialists will show you how to use your mouth, hands, and more to give mind-blowing blow-jobs. We’ll cover male anatomy, tips and tricks, the truths and myths of “deep throat” plus other sexy secrets that are sure to have him begging for more.

Coming up…

8/8 Butt Sex Basics with Brandon B

8/15 Impact Play: Spanking, Flogging, & More with Ignacio

8/22 Bend Over Buddy: Anal Pleasure for Him with Laura & Jesse

8/28 Tickling the Taint & Beyond with Reid Mihalko

8/29 Suck It, Lick It, Love It with Adriana

9/5  50 More Shades of Pleasure with Ignacio & Jesse

9/12 Blowjobs & Beyond with Laura

Jun 29 2012

Sinclair Sexsmith, Performance Anxiety & MoreJuly in Chicago

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by thepleasurechest

Heat got you down? Let us lift your spirits, with our packed summer schedule of free workshops and events. In July, we’ll learn about sex toys and self pleasure with Antoinette and host the return of our new Performance Anxiety comedy night. We’ll finish out the month with a double header of classes by Sinclair Sexsmith, discussing how to write erotica, and develop “cock confidence.” Hot!

Sex Toys 101 with Antoinette
Wednesday, July 11th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Join our Sex Specialists as we talk about the pleasures of erotic playthings. Topics include: vibrators for beginners or pros, couples’ toys, toy cleaning, and toy safety, and more. Did you know that using lube can enhance and prolong your sex? Want to hear about the best condoms for sensational safe sex? We have all the hot tips and tricks for the sex nerd or erotic explorer in you!

Performance Anxiety- Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest
Monday, July 16th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Get your laughs and lube in the same place. Join us for Performance Anxiety, a comedy night hosted by Caitlin Bergh and Rhea Butcher and featuring live performances by some of the best comics working today. As a bonus, all audience members get 15% off their purchases on the night of the show. Comics for this show include Candy Lawrence, Stephanie Hasz, Matteo Lane, Bill Cruz, Ever Mainard and Adam Burke.

Self Pleasure Workshop for Women with Antoinette
Wednesday, July 18th @ 8-10pm FREE!

The orgasms you experience with your lover start with you. Our Sex Specialists will cover anatomy, techniques for self-touch, and, of course, our favorite toys, lubes, and erotic accessories. The more you know about your own response patterns, the better your sex life will be, whether partnered or solo! This workshop will be a safe space for female-identified people only.

Steamy: How to Write About Sex with Sinclair Sexsmith
Tuesday, July 24th @ 8-10pm FREE!

To write about sex well, you need both the boldness to describe the dirty and delicious acts we humans explore, and the basic technical skills of plot, setting, and character. In this pen-to-paper writing workshop, we’ll look at some examples of successful and unsuccessful erotica, discuss how to write steamy love letters for your sweetheart, and discover how to take your blogging to the next level. We’ll also explore where to submit your erotica for publication, and some quick basics for editing your work.

Cock Confidence with Sinclair Sexsmith
Wednesday, July 25th @ 8-10pm FREE!

If you’re a butch, a stud, or anywhere on the masculine side of center, come learn the nuts and bolts of strapping it on and fucking. Writer and sex educator Sinclair Sexsmith will reveal the best cocks for packing, which options exist for pack-and-play and the ins and out of selecting a harness. You’ll learn about positions, how different products work, what “cock confidence” means, and the psychology behind strapping on and playing with a cock with a partner, or with oneself.

Coming up…

8/1 Butt Sex Basics with Sarah Sloane

8/8 Bend Over Buddy with Antoinette

8/15 Spank Someone Happy with Antoinette

8/20 Performance Anxiety-Comedy Night at The Pleasure Chest

8/22 Advanced Anal Play with Sarah Sloane

9/5 Talk Dirty to Me: Roleplay & Fantasy in the Bedroom with Antoinette

9/12 G-Spot & Female Ejaculation with Sarah Sloane

9/26 Suck it, Lick it, Love It with Antoinette

 

Jun 18 2012

ForteFemme: Women’s DominanceWeekend Intensive with Midori- 7/20-7/22

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by thepleasurechest

Attention women! Want to be the best dominant you can be? Let Midori be your guide at ForteFemme a unique event held at the San Francisco Airport Hyatt Regency on the weekend of July 20th-22nd.

Find your authentic power, erotic fulfillment, confidence and skills in this unique and transformative intensive. Experience 3 days of personalized education, psychology, support, technique and more, all in an elegant private setting. This program is limited to 9 women.  An original textbook will be provided.

The weekend includes a field trip of kinky shopping and dinner in San Francisco. Meals and refreshments are included.

ForteFemme is open to women of all orientations and experience levels.

Instruction hours:

  • Fri: 7pm – 10pm
  • Sat: 9am – 6pm (optional field trip 6pm – 10pm)
  • Sun: 9am – 6pm

Cost: $750

Registration is now open! Hurry, there are only 9 spots available!

Don’t hesitate to contact Midori with any questions about the weekend. For more information, visit FortFemme.com or contact Midori by email.

Jun 05 2012

Our NY Staff Discuss 50 Shades on Fox News

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The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy is a full-on cultural phenomenon. It’s bringing kinky sex and bedroom bondage to the masses. And who better to lead the kink-curious safely into the wide world of bondage and discipline than us?  Here’s a great local Fox News (!) segment on how our New York store is meeting the demand,with a series of free classes for the masses. Featured in this clip are store manager Brandon and Sex Specialist Hana, who will teach the next Fifty Shades of Pleasure workshop on Wednesday, June 11th.

May 29 2012

Pleasure Chest Pride!June in LA

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by thepleasurechest

In Junethe City of Los Angeles will celebrate LGBTQ pride centering on the annual Pride parade on June 10th in West Hollywood. We’re honoring the month with a series of free workshops on LGBTQ sexuality and this Saturday’s “Pride Ride” bicycle tour of gay and lesbian hot spots. Our sexy street team will also be handing out free prizes and other goodies during the parade. Here is a schedule of events:

The Pleasure Chest Pride Ride
Saturday, June 2nd @ 1:30-4pm FREE!  

Ruffle your rainbows and grab your glitter! It’s The Pleasure Chest Pride Ride taking you on a tour celebrating all things queer as a three dollar bill! We’ll hone in on some of West Hollywood’s historic homo spots, give away fantastic prizes and encounter some exotic personalities along the route, who are sure to tickle your tinkerbell. We’ll also have a costume contest and finish up with an after-party at The Pleasure Chest with drinks, snacks and free ice cream from Sweetbeats LA!

Read more about The Pride Ride.

Strap-On, Get Off: An “Edutainment” Workshop
Wednesday, June 6th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Welcome aboard F.U.C.K Airlines!  Whether you are a tourist visiting for the first time or a seasoned traveler, this 45 minute flight will be sure to educate and entertain you. Your flight hosts will take you island hopping through the sometimes bumpy, yet exciting terrain of strapping it on. We will visit such destinations as the deep seas of gender play, the undiscovered wonders of anal, and the pleasures of both giving and receiving.

Gay Sex for Men with Damon Holzum
Wednesday, June 13th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Come enjoy a discussion on the ins and outs of gay sex for men. Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or single and ready to mingle, this workshop will give you all the tools you need to have a hot sex life. Damon Holzum will cover a wide range of topics including topping and bottoming, oral tips and techniques, foreplay, common myths, flagging and much more. This class is open to all genders and orientations.

Extreme Sex with Damon Holzum
Wednesday, June 20th @ 8-10pm FREE!

Do you want to discover and push the boundaries of your sexual exploration? Damon will guide you through the outer edges of erotic experience, including fisting, watersports, sounding and “dirty play.” This judgment-free class will focus on finding partners, safer sex practices, emotional safety and practical advice for a wide range of edgy fetishes.

Suck It, Lick It, Love It with Alicia Cybulski
Wednesday, June 27th @ 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 blowjobs, 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.

 


May 28 2012

Makeover Mixer with Quick & Dirty BlowjobsThis Saturday in Chicago (2-6PM)

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by thepleasurechest

The dust has settled and the work is done. Our Chicago store has got brand spanking new floors, fresh paint and sexier displays. Come check out our new look at a special Saturday afternoon mixer including:

 

  • A quick & dirty blowjob workshop! (5pm)
  • Raffle with sexy prizes! (5:30pm)
  • Complimentary wine!

Come stop in, have a drink and say hello. While you’re here, check in on Foursquare and get a free pocket vibrator! We’re going from 2-6pm this Saturday.

May 07 2012

Fifty Shades of Mother’s Day

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by thepleasurechest


As we prepare for the debut of our Fifty Shades of Pleasure workshop in Los Angeles tomorrow and in Chicago on Wednesday, we wanted to share this hilarious bit from Saturday Night Live.

If you know a mom who has Fifty Shades fever, we’ve posted a list of essential items that would make great Mother’s Day gifts. You can also buy her all three of the books on our site.