speaker: wandarella

DAY/TIME: Friday @ 12:00 PM

tent location: Play Tent

Sharps Play 101

In this comprehensive class, we’ll delve into the fundamental aspects of sharps play, starting with an in-depth understanding of the different types of sharps commonly used. We’ll emphasize the critical importance of safety measures, highlighting the specific precautions necessary to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. The session will also explore the underlying reasons or the “Whys?” behind sharps play, providing insights into its appeal and significance.

A significant part of the class will be dedicated to understanding the unique kind of connection that sharps play fosters. Participants will learn how this form of play can lead to profound experiences and explore the diverse emotional and physical landscapes it can unlock.

To provide practical insights, the class will feature a live needle and staple demonstration. This hands-on segment is designed to offer a real-time look at the techniques and practices discussed. Additionally, there will be a needle art display, showcasing the artistic and expressive potential of sharps play. This visual exhibit aims to inspire and educate attendees about the creative possibilities within this realm.

Overall, the class is structured to offer a balanced mix of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and artistic inspiration, making it ideal for both beginners and experienced practitioners of sharps play.

speakers: reid mihalko, wandarella, kai baylis, wayne hall

DAY/TIME: friDAY @ 2:00pm

tent location: LOVE Tent

the sacred space of ethical non-monogamy: a panel discussion


This session will delve into the heart of what it means to create and nurture consensual non-monogamous relationships, touching upon the importance of communication, boundaries, and the personal growth that comes from engaging with multiple partners in a respectful, loving manner. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and rewards of Consensual Non-Monogamy (CNM), along with practical tools and insights to explore their own relational dynamics.

Whether you’re new to the concept of CNM or have been practicing non-monogamy for years, this panel promises to be an enlightening exploration of the many ways love can manifest beyond traditional frameworks. Join us for a discussion that promises to open hearts, expand minds, and celebrate the sacred space of consensual non-monogamy.


  • Kai Baylis: An advocate for ethical non-monogamy with the power of love and understanding rolled in, Kai brings a wealth of knowledge from her personal journey and professional study of alternative relationship dynamics.
  • Wayne Hall: Wayne Hall, a former special operations veteran and corporate executive, embarked on a transformative journey in 2019, seeking happiness and healing through yoga, photography, and a deep dive into Tantra and kink communities, after the physical and mental toll of his previous careers.
  • Reid Mihalko: A celebrated sex and relationship educator, Reid’s work in the realm of CNM is both pioneering and profoundly impactful, offering practical advice and compassionate insights.
  • Wandarella: A Pansexual Queer Liberal Feminist Southern Trans Woman with over three decades in kink education, deeply involved in the Triad/Triangle scene, advocates for LGBTQ+ inclusivity while embracing a dynamic range of roles from submissive to dominant, thriving as an endorphin-chasing switch.

Moderator: Tobi Bowen, known for her insightful approach and dedication to fostering open, inclusive dialogues, will guide the conversation, ensuring a respectful and enriching experience for all participants.


Wanderella is a seasoned kink educator with over three decades of experience, dedicating nearly two-thirds of her journey to the vibrant Triad/Triangle scene. She is a prominent figure in the local kink community as a host, educator, and facilitator.

Identifying as a Pansexual Queer Liberal Feminist Southern Trans Woman, Wandarella brings a unique perspective and diverse range of experiences to her work.

She embraces her identity as a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and advocates for inclusivity and acceptance in all aspects of kink.

Having traversed the spectrum of power dynamics, Wandarella has explored various roles in the realm of sadomasochism. From submissive to dominant, she has ultimately found her place as an endorphin-chasing switch, reveling in the ebb and flow of power and pleasure.