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Studio Friction's Rope Bondage Series - Beginner 1 with Avid and BetwixtBlushes

  • 17 May 2022
  • 14 Jun 2022
  • 4 sessions
  • 17 May 2022, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (MDT)
  • 24 May 2022, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (MDT)
  • 31 May 2022, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (MDT)
  • 14 Jun 2022, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (MDT)
  • Studio Friction Main Room
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Studio Friction's Rope Bondage Series

Beginner course 1

You are brand new to rope. You're interested & excited.

This course is the right place to start.

COST per Tying Pair: WRAPPED Members - $150 | Tied Members - $125 | Bound Members - $100

Instructors: Avid and BetwixtBlushes

When: Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 PM May 17, 24, 31 & June 14

*Please note skipped week*

If you're not a member but interested in attending, consider joining us. Membership starts at $15/month. Learn more by clicking here.


This series is meant to give you the basics to step into using rope bondage at home safely, as well as be able to learn other floor-based topics in outside classes. Please note that both a partner and rope are required. Rope can be purchased at the studio, as needed.

By the end of the Beginner 1 series, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the benefits and drawbacks to various types of rope
  2. Perform at least three different types of rope safety checks in appropriate situations
  3. Confidently negotiate with new and existing partners
  4. Seek and respect consent for sexual and non-sexual play activities
  5. Tie a Somerville Bowline single column tie that will not collapse
  6. Tie a reverse tension chest harness with appropriate tension
  7. Tie a double-column that won’t collapse
  8. Tie a bunny ears armbinder 
  9. Gain an initial understanding of shoulder mobility 
  10. Tie a spiral futomomo
  11. Understand the purpose and function of frictions
  12. Gain an initial understanding of a 2-rope TK


2 to 4 - 30' lengths of rope

About our instructors:

Avid (they/them)

Avid ties others, ties themself, and gets tied by others. They've been learning rope since 2015 and have been involved in the public community since 2018. A passionate educator by trade, Avid is excited to facilitate experiences and education for folx who are newer to the wide world of rope.

BetwixtBlushes (she/her)

BetwixtBlushes is a regular in the Denver scene since 2015. She is an enthusiast of discussion groups, bottoms speaking up (especially in class), and thigh high socks. If you hear giggling, she's often the culprit.

Important Registration Information:

  • All attendees must register and pay online, no admittance or registration at the door.
  • Photo ID is required to be admitted and must match the name listed in your online registration.
  • You must be 19 years of age or older to attend events at Studio Friction.
  • It is the responsibility of the attendees to be on time for the class. If you realize you will be late, please get in touch with the instructor as soon as possible.
  • If you will miss a class, it is your responsibility to contact your instructor about making up the missed class. Make-up classes are offered at the instructors' discretion.


  • All attendees must sign a COVID waiver as part of online registration and submit to a symptom check including a no touch temperature check.
  • Mask optional with proof of full COVID vaccination (e.g. CDC COVID Vaccination Card - original card, clear photograph or photocopy, CIIS immunization record, myVaccine in the myColorado app). The name on your vaccine documentation must match the name on your photo ID. 
  • Full vaccination is defined as a minimum of two weeks post 2nd dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccines, or single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
  • You only have to show your vaccination record once. Feel free to email it to ahead of the event if you prefer. We will not be making any copies, just marking that it was checked.
  • Members who are not fully vaccinated, are unvaccinated, or do not wish to show proof of vaccination are still welcome at Studio Friction, but will be asked to wear a mask at all times when in the space.
  • If you need help finding a vaccine or scheduling a vaccine appointment, pleasereach out to, and we will do our best to help you.
  • Hand and surface sanitizer will be available throughout the studio.

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      740 Lipan St. Denver, CO 80204

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