2) SEVEN REALM ARTS™ Dominatrix Certificate Course
Anne has been teaching this class for some five years, and it's so popular that every class sells out weeks in advance, largely from word-of-mouth by prior students and the difference noted in their confidence and knowledge.
It is based on the 'Seven Realm Arts'™ framework for understanding what the Dominatrix does in her secretive dungeon realm, which Anne herself authored and developed, outlined in Chapter V of her book. ('The History & Arts of the Dominatrix') The framework has been taken up by BDSM training institutions around the world, from New York to London and Europe, who use Anne's book as their curriculum for teaching apprentice Mistresses.
Anne teaches the course in person at Passionfruit Sensuality Shop, 404 Bridge Road, Richmond, VIC 3121, Melbourne, Australia. It is taught over 8 classes of 2 hours each, and forms a foundation knowledge in Dominatrix arts and BDSM.
This course sells out in advance every time it is offered.
The course combines both theory and practice of an Introductory & Framework (Week 1), followed by the 'Seven Realm Arts':
Realm Art I – The Art of the Sublime and Powerful Woman
Realm Art II – The Art of Lowering the Man to Submission
Realm Art III – The Art of Bondage, Entrapment and Enclosure
Realm Art IV – The Art of Discipline, Training and Punishment
Realm Art V – The Art of the Bodily and the Out-of-Bodily
Realm Art VI – The Art of Cross-Dressing and Subversion
Realm Art VII – The Art of Fetish and Fantasy
Upcoming Seven Realm Arts Dominatrix class:
Begins Thursday 31st January 2019 from 7 - 9 pm at Passionfruit in Melbourne,
with 8 weekly classes of 2 hours, running until 28th March, 2019.
Full course information and booking (through Passionfruit shop) here or locate it within Passionfruit's Workshop offerings:
Update: SOLD OUT with waitlist for next course.
This is a brand new course from Anne O Nomis, who is resident teacher of the Dominatrix Seven Realm Arts certificate course at Passionfruit, founder of Villa Domme in Tuscany, and author of the world-acclaimed book on 'The History & Arts of the Dominatrix.
"FemDom" is a common abbreviation used for "Female Domination", in which the woman is in the dominant position of command and authority.
In this new course, Anne O Nomis has spent the past year researching female domination and consensual Mistress training of slaves / submissives and other identities within FemDom relationships. The course draws upon the powerful imagery and demonstration of 'Mistressery' within ancient Goddesses depicted wielding snakes, lions and deer, within ancient culture and using movements of lunar cycles and the star of Venus; and matriarchal and matrilineal culture in which women lead and take position of authority in their culture and household.
Within BDSM specifically, Anne draws upon underground 20th Century Mistress slave training guides, Dominatrix wisdom of wielding authority and power, through to the study of 'Old Guard' leatherman D/s (Dominant / submissive) protocol influenced by World War II military service and motorcycle culture and taken up into Dominant wisdom. She teaches slave positions set by Mistresses which have often been adapted from ancient / historical positions of supplication and submission, modified Gorean positions for FemDom, and - very interestingly - from ballet positions and dance discipline. And the other major area covered in the course is "slave training", which draws not only from 20th Century underground sources, but from behavioural psychology, Pavlov's dog experiments, behaviour modification and shaping, to bring to the skilled dynamic dance of training between Mistress and submissive.
The content compiles a rich course in the Art of FemDom relationship training of submissives / slaves / sissy-maids, and for those seeking out this FemDom knowledge and women's wisdom.
The dates and course content is as follows:
April 1 2019, from 7 - 9 pm - Class 1 - INTRO & FRAMEWORK - Introduction, course structure; The three deadly sins of assumptions, presumptions and should-ing; Taking the rightful throne and owning your want(on), Reading list will be provided for optional extension reading, as well as written course material written by Anne herself for this course.
April 8 2019, from 7 - 9 pm - Class 2 - ROLE CREATION - The Art of role creation, vetting, consideration (placing under), relationship dynamic (who are you to each other), interest exploration, negotiation of play and informed consent, collaring and care, expectation management and (mutual) boundary maintenance and responsibility, communication and check-in.
April 15, 2019 from 7 - 9 pm - Class 3 - COCK CONTROL - The Art of chastity, cock-control (or pussy-control / genital control), key holding and release rituals, lunar cycles; and the art of the Mistress-slave contract and dynamic as a two-way street / feedback loop dance.
(EASTER - April 22, 2019 - NO CLASS
April 29, 2019 from 7 - 9 pm - Class 4 - SLAVE TRAINING - The Art of training through behaviour modification, positive reinforcement (tailored and varied), Pavlovian pleasure, ambrosia treats, and ripe fruit just out-of-reach, and the art of "more, more, more".
May 6, 2019 from 7 - 9 pm - Class 5 - SLAVE SHAPING - The Art of shaping and teaching old dogs new tricks; Leading language, rituals to dance, slave positions, and turning expectations and wants into protocol and challenges, considering available (and tailored) sticks and salt.
May 13, 2019 from 7 - 9 pm - Class 6 - UN-TRAINING ANNOYING HABITS - The Art of un-training annoying or undesirable habits; common frustrations (on both sides), communication and contract review, recreation & renewal of old roles, and knowledge of grateful & graceful release.
May 20, 2019 from 7 - 9 pm - Class 7 - FRESH FRUIT & FESTIVITIES - The art of active and activity exploration, fresh fruit, experimentation of interests, new equipment and skills gain, going back to the watery source. Holding of celebrations, ceremonies and training for and towards special events.
May 28, 2019 from 7 - 9 pm - Standby date - Just in case Anne is sick on any of the dates and unable to teach, we like to have an allocated standby date to be able to shuffle the remaining classes back by 1 week as contingency planning.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE(S) BETWEEN THE FEMDOM RELATIONSHIP TRAINING COURSE AND THE DOMINATRIX SEVEN REALM ARTS COURSE?
The Dominatrix Seven Realm Arts course introduces the foundations of the Dominatrix - as a specialist craft knowledge of what Dominatrices "do" in their secretive dungeon chamber, taught in a structure of the "Seven Realm Arts":
Realm Art I - The Art of the Sublime and Powerful Woman
Realm Art II - The Art of lowering the man to submission
Realm Art III - The Art of Bondage, Entrapment and Enclosure
Realm Art IV - The Art of Training and Punishment
Realm Art V - The Art of In-Body and Out-of-Bodily
Realm Art VI - The Art of Cross-dressing and transformation
Realm Art VII - The Art of Fetish and Fantasy
Whereas the Art of FemDom Relationship Training course is focused on FemDom lifestyle relationships (also known as "Female-led relationships)". That is, by Mistresses who choose to practice Domination in their personal intimate lives and home with their partner, play partner, or "personal slave" / submissive / sissy-maid etc. It will also be of potential interest to professional Mistresses or sex workers who want to develop a client relationship along the lines of a committed FemDom and submissive / slave dynamic.
In patriarchal society, women were historically owned by and spoken for by their husband and unable to vote until the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. Vestiges of which remain in traditions such as a woman being "given away" in marriage by her father (as tradition had ownership passing from father to groom-husband), the taking of the man's surname, to terms directed towards an assertive woman as "bossy", and if the dominant within a relationship she is described as "wearing the pants", so speaking to the gender-bias of patriarchy.
The ideology of FemDom is underpinned by ideology of gynarchy, often by reference also to matriarchy and matrilineal culture, to Goddess worship, and to the legacy of alpha women who lived their lives in defiance of the patriarchal conventions of their time.
Historical examples: Many regard that Wallace Simpson was in a FemDom relationship with King Edward VIII, who gave up the throne for her, with reports that he found her domineering manner and abrasive irreverence towards his position appealing. In the words of his official biography King Edward VIII became "slavishly dependent on her" (Wallace Simpson), a point not lost on Lifestyle Doms and submissives. While the famous artist Salvador Dali was in a relationship with Gala which appears in many ways an example of a FemDom lifestyle relationship. Other examples uncovered in Anne's book ('The History & Arts of the Dominatrix') include Miss Anne of Kent in the UK, and Jean Fischer in New York, both of whom had submissive husbands who they dominated, as well as at times dominating other slaves for their pleasure and amusement and/or for practice of their skills and Dominatrix arts.
In this course, Anne turns her attention, research work and teaching more specifically to the topic of the FemDom lifestyle, in a full course designed to cover the foundations of a Female-led / FemDom relationship which unashamedly subverts patriarchal structure.
The course is suitable for women in existing relationships in which there is a FemDom dynamic, along with those who seek to take on a personal slave (or slaves plural), submissive, servant, sissy-maid, cuckold or other role of the numerous possibilities of role and sexual identity.
It is possible to take either or both of Anne O Nomis's classes - in any order. They are complimentary and can work well together, or be taken individually.
Anne O Nomis is preparing her own special coursebook in advance of the course, as well as preparing a reading list of optional extension reading by subject area, across FEMDOM, MISTRESS OF ANIMALS, SLAVE PROTOCOL, OLD GUARD LEATHERMEN BOOKS, MISTRESS SLAVE TRAINING GUIDES FROM THE UNDERGROUND 20th CENTURY,LIFESTYLE D/S RELATIONSHIP BOOKS,
BDSM (ACTIVITY-ORIENTED) GUIDE BOOKS, AND READING MATERIAL ON MASOCHISM FANTASY & PSYCHOLOGY.
It is now to undertake private one-on-one tuition with Anne O Nomis and study the courses normally offered in a class setting - including the Dominatrix Seven Realm Arts™ certificate course, or the Art of FemDom training certificate course.
You can study 1-on-1 with Anne in person in the 'Education Salon' located upstairs above Passionfruit Shop in Melbourne Australia, or Internationally via Skype.