Camp Ravish 2018 Presenters
Dynamic Duo of Rope Bondage Instruction, Rigging & Performance
Two Knotty Boys, Dan and JD, have been teaching interactive rope bondage and restraint workshops for nearly two decades. Together they’ve co-authored the best selling books, Two Knotty Boys Showing You the Ropes (2006) and Two Knotty Boys Back on the Ropes (2009). Since then, Dan and JD have traveled around the world teaching their unique brand of fusion rope bondage and have created over 100 rope bondage instruction and restraint tutorials (available for FREE download on their website: www.twoknottyboys).
Their vast experiential knowledge and perspective of our lifestyle deliver invaluable skills and insights. We are extremely excited to have them attending and presenting!
Podcaster, Author & Educator
Cooper S. Beckett is the co-founder and host of Life on the Swingset: The Podcast since 2010, author of swinging & polyamory novels A Life Less Monogamous and Approaching The Swingularity, and memoir My Life on the Swingset: Adventures in Swinging & Polyamory. He teaches and speaks on swinging, polyamory, pegging, play parties, and coloring outside the boundaries of your sexuality. He is a graphic designer, photographer, and voice over artist, has been a guest expert on Dan Savage’s Savage Lovecast, & is the announcer of Tristan Taormino’s radio show Sex Out Loud.
Podcaster, Educator & Sexcation Provocateur
Ginger Bentham is co-host of the podcasts, Life on the Swingset and Intellectual Foreplay. As a sexcation provocateur, Ginger hosts Swingsetters from around the world in paradise for education, fun, and relationship enhancement. She is a queer, polyamorous, kinkster living the dream with her loves Prof and Eli. While writing, presenting, and podcasting, Ginger seeks to advance the progress of the next sexual revolution of total sex-positivity through mindful, loving connection.
Sexologist & Board Certified Sexuality Educator
Melissa Jones is a clinical sexologist and board certified sexuality educator who specializes in helping clients improve their relationships by enhancing their sexuality and overcoming intimacy challenges. She has been featured in USA Today and on Fox Television News. She received her doctorate in 2010 before going into private practice at the San Antonio Medical Center. In 2015, she founded the Sexology Institute where she teaches workshops on sexuality, offers private sessions to couples and individuals, and provides sex-coach training and certification. The Sexology Institute also offers counseling services, community health events, private classes, and art exhibits. Melissa is the author of the book “Good Loving”, and she is an active professional member of American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is board certified by the American College of Sexologists.
Sexological Somatic Coach, Writer, Workshop Facilitator and Wild Woman
Bella has an extensive background in Daoist Sexual Alchemy, Tantra, Shamanism and Sacred Dance. She is also a certified Wudang Qigong Instructor by Master Yun Xiang Tseng. Master Tseng comes from a direct line of Daoist teachers, an unbroken lineage that is over 700 years old. Bella has been a licensed massage therapist for eighteen years and is the creator of Dance of the Immortaless, a feminine qigong form which she teaches in her salon series, Radical Radiance®. In this 6-week women’s erotic empowerment salon Bella shares powerful rejuvenation practices for health, beauty and youthfulness from her White Tigress Taoist lineage. Bella began studying with David Deida and Michaela Boehm in 2008. She is trained and authorized by Michaela, a lineage holder in Kashmiri Shaivism Tantra, to facilitate several workshops. Bella’s memoir, Fetish Girl: A Memoir of Sex, Domination and Motherhood will be released in the fall of 2018.
Designer, Performer, & Artist
Miss O Kissed is kinkster, burlesque and pole performer, as well as fetish wear and costume designer. She has been tantalizing audiences here in Austin with her mixture of sweetness, weirdness, and sleaze since she arrived here back in 2015. A firm believer that the devil is in the details, she has a unique eye and talent for bringing fetish fantasies to life, and knows how to work a crowd. You can find some of her work at www.missokissed.com
Educators & Community Leaders
Arnault & Kira share 25+ years of experience within the kink and fetish communities and together, they run a kink organization called PaW, and quite recently have brought Austin a monthly fetish night called Shrine. They are making some great strides in bridging the various gaps between alternative lifestyles. In addition to PaW and Shrine, Kira is also a co-leader of Austin TNG. They do not believe there is one true way to embrace our various lifestyles and their focus is on education, awareness, and acceptance within them all. They are active kinksters and swingers and present regularly here in Austin.
Certified Erotic Blueprint Coach
Rhiannon is a passionate protector of women, sexuality and our ability to experience pleasure. In 2017 she founded the Temple of Erotic Arts to bring all of her erotic interests together. As a Certified Erotic Blueprint Coach™ she helps men, women and couples cultivate lifelong passion and create hot, juicy sex lives by helping map your turn on, sharing erotic rituals for deeper connection, ancient seduction techniques and how to use polarity power to give you irresistible magnetic attraction. Rhiannon offers group and private coaching as well as Vixen Boards (a sexier vision board) and Pleasure Cruises to the Caribbean at www.templeoferoticarts.com