Society of Janus presents:

Talking Isn’t Communicating By SimplyMichael

When: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 8-10PM, doors open at 7:30pm

Location: Center for Sex & Culture, 1349 Mission St., SF (btw 9th & 10th St.)

Cost: $5 for Janus member and reciprocal ors, $15 for all others.  RSVP to events(at)soj(dot)org

You may prepay your ticket for the event (see below)

About the program:

Ever wonder why other people aren’t as clear as you?  Ever have a fight where afterwards you realize it was all just a great big mistake?  Do you sometimes struggle to be understood or even just heard?  Communication is far more complex than just talking about things.  Understanding how you hear and react to your partner and how they hear and react to you takes time and effort.  Learn a variety of proven listening and discussion skills that can help improve the clarity of your communication with your partner/s.  Few things can affect the depth and intensity of any relationship dynamic as profoundly as improving the quality of communication.

About the presenter:

Michael is a largely monogamous dominant and something of a private player who has been in and around the scene for nearly twenty years.  He owned and ran Dragon’s Keep, one of the few N. California public play spaces out of the San Francisco Bay Area.  Over a decade ago, he formed Sacramento’s oldest and largest BDSM groups.  He was the co-founder of Sacramento’s MAsT group.  

Combining his passion for woodworking and BDSM, he creates and sells beautiful implements of pain and pleasure.  He has supported a wide variety of leather title holders, community events, and groups with donations of time, money, and his art.  As a presenter, he prefers to teach classes focused on improving relationships and has taught widely at the local level and at the national level.


We now have the ability for you to purchase a ticket for this class online.  Go to:

If you’re a Janus member, you will need to include your membership number in a “Note to seller” to get the member discount.  Please make sure you print out your ticket and bring it with you.

Note: Janus programs are open to all attendees 18 years of age and older who have a personal positive interest in BDSM.  You do not need to be a member to attend.

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