Sat, Feb 29



Minax Method Day 1: It’s Not What You Do But How You Do It!

Cultivating Kick Ass Kinksters for over twenty years, Eve Minax synthesizes their experience for you in a new series, The Minax Method.

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Minax Method Day 1: It’s Not What You Do But How You Do It!

Time & Location

Feb 29, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Nightshade, 2948 20th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

About the Event

Since there is no one answer for all human relationships, this is a non-method method. The Minax Method focuses on improvisation, authenticity, and badassery with curiosity, compassion, and connection.

The Minax Method will be exclusively featured at Nightshade Sanctuary this year!

Each day will be broken into three segments, students may take the 90 minute classes individually for $35, stay the day for $90, or take the entire series of 5 days, 15 classes, for $400 (certification? You bet!). Some Work Exchange and reduced rates possible, please inquire directly to

This five part series will include:

Day 1: It’s Not What You Do But How You Do It! Day 2: Psychology of a Scene Day 3: Bring the Psychology Into Play Day 4: Mad Skills Day 5: Finale Day 1: It’s Not What You Do But How You Do It! Mastering a Scene 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm Part 1: You Want What? Negotiating Consent (90 minutes) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm We’ll Cover: How to negotiate swiftly and efficiently, questions, quizzes, being real, negotiating your needs as top or bottom.

30 min break

Part II: When Push Comes to Shove: Pushing Boundaries (90 mins) 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm We’ll Cover: Post negotiation, how do you push upon the play in a safe and sexy way? We’ll share scenes pushing the boundaries, checking in, keeping it hot

30 min break

Part III: Shit’s Gonna Happen, How to Deal With it When it Does (90 mins) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm So you’ve negotiated a scene, even had some play, and doh! Things didn’t go as expected. We’ll Cover: Different techniques for troubleshooting in the moment, handling matters post scene, and cleaning up the mess, (usually psychological), down the road.

ALL classes are meant for curious and/or experienced folk, private and professional players, all genders and persuasions. We respect you and want you to be the kick ass kinkcter we know you to be, so bring an open mind, questions, and any challenges you have around Negotiating Consent, Pushing Boundaries, and Troubleshooting your Scenes.


Ask Eve Minax! or 415 994 2887 (text best to start)


Dubbed by her peers as the “Approahcable Pervert”, Domina, Kink Educator and Author Eve Minax delights in proliferating carnal knowledge. She relishes training folk desirous of gaining deeper insight into erotic domination and submission - which is not limited to physical skills. Minax developed her skills in BDSM in France, Australia, and the U.S. and currently resides and practices her art in San Francisco. She has honed her pedagogical skills at a plethora of conferences over the years, and was the coordinator for CineKink:Chicago and the LA&M Road show. She has been acting as Lead Staff Instructor for the Cleo Dubois Academy of SM Arts since 2002 and also sits on the board of CARAS and TASHRA. A certified Urban Tantrika and Bondassage Practitioner and trainer, Minax values the depth of the work. She has self-produced over 100 videos and also shoots for well known bondage sites like and

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