Sparking Desire: Intro to Violet Wand (Workshop)

Sparking Desire: Intro to Violet Wand (Workshop)
March 18, 2017 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Lotus Blooms
1017 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
$25 in advance, $30 day of workshop
Lotus Blooms
Sparking Desire: Intro to Violet Wand (Workshop) @ Lotus Blooms | Alexandria | Virginia | United States

Want to go to Diva School, darlings? I’m teaching fairly regularly at Lotus Blooms these days! Join the Lotus Blooms mailing list to get first look at all the fantastic Sunday evening workshops we offer. This one’s rescheduled, so it’s a late-night delight– come to King Street early for dinner and drinks, and then come see me for dessert!

A glow of pale lavender, the crackle of electromagnetic energy, a tingle, a tickle, a buzz like you have never known. If you’ve been intrigued by the idea of erotic electric play or fascinated by the mad-scientist appeal of the violet wand, but haven’t had an opportunity to try it out, this workshop is for you!

From its medicine-show debut as a cure-all medical device in the late 1800’s, this fascinating and unusual toy was eventually adopted by the kink community for its delightfully unique turn on sensory play. It can seem intimidating, but you’ll learn that the violet wand is fairly easy to learn and opens up many creative and devious possibilities.

Lotus Blooms educator Diva Darling will take you on a brief trip through its quirky history, including showing you an actual working antique wand. The workshop will also cover:

  • How to set up and use your violet wand and its attachments
  • How to use your own and/or your partner’s bodies to conduct electric kisses and caresses
  • What other toys pair especially well with violet wand play– and which to avoid!
  • Ideas for intensifying or getting creative with your wand play
  • Cleaning and caring for your kit

A violet wand is an investment, so you’ll also get the chance to experience a little taste of this wand’s magic and decide if you like it enough to own one. See if you can resist the temptation to let loose a maniacal laugh and declare, “My libido– IT IS ALIVE!”

About Your Educator: Diva Darling is a burlesque performer, an event producer, and has been a kinkster in the BDSM scene for almost 20 years, with a number of workshops under her waist cincher for Black Rose, Turtle Hill Sacred Sexuality Beltane, and Lotus Blooms, among others. When she’s not acting as Lotus Blooms’ resident marketing maven, she performs throughout DC and regionally, co-produces the storytelling-meets-sex open mic Smut Slam DC, and blogs at


Lotus Blooms’ workshops are open to people of all genders and sexualities, individuals, couples, or groups. Due to state law, attendees must be over 18 to come to the workshops or shop in the store.

Workshops generally run about 90 minutes with a 5 minute break in the middle. Afterwards, the store is open for individual questions and private shopping for about half an hour.

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