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2504 San Pablo Avenue (at Dwight Way)
Berkeley, CA 94702
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Sunday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Past Events at Berkeley


Hands-On Flogging

The Sacred Arts of Love: Introducing Tantra
Monday, March 15th
8-10 pm
$25 or $40/pair if pre-registered
$30 or $45/pair for drop-ins
Women only

Tantra teacher Evalena Rose brings 18 years experience in leading workshops on sacred intimacy and sexual healing and tonight she’ll help you learn how to enhance connections through breath, imagery, and movement. She'll guide you through safe, sacred, heart-centered interactions that deepen contact and open you to full sexual aliveness. Singles and couples enjoy these pleasurable evenings and often find their lives happier from this work. For more info about Evalena, visit tantraforwomen.com. To find out about her men and women's only work, please visit lovejourneytantra.com or call 707 824-1118.


Hands-On Flogging

Hands-On Flogging
Monday, April 5th
8-10 pm
$25 if pre-registered, $30 for drop-ins

Ahh… the flogger. It’s often what comes to mind when we think of kinky sex, but picking one out and learning to use it can be quite a challenge. If you’d like to learn the skills of using floggers and get some tips on finding one that works for you, come join Midori for a hands-on evening full of useful tips. You’ll learn how to find the toys that will create the sensations that you want and that will work for your body, as well as how to use them to deliver powerful sensations without fatigue. If you have a flogger, please bring it. Midori will also bring different types to experiment with.

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Ask our Docs: Prostate Play and Pleasure
Wednesday, April 7th
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Free!

The prostate is one of the most overlooked sexual organs, but it can bring you amazing pleasure. With a little know-how, you can have lots of prostate fun, on your own or with a partner. Dr. Charlie Glickman, Ph.D will tell you everything you need to know to get started, what toys work best for prostate play, tips for making it easier, and more. Whether you or your partner are new to prostate fun or you're looking for some new ideas, come get your questions answered and discover how amazing it can be!

Related Products: Aneros Prostate Toy, Anal Sex Toys



Licking the Lingam- An Oral Sex Workshop (NEW)

Licking the Lingam- An Oral Sex Workshop (NEW)
Monday, April 12th
8-10 pm

Tantric practices are a wonderful way to build connection, deepen pleasure and enhance intimacy. Now, there’s a workshop on using these techniques for fellatio! Ashley Apple will teach you easy and basic oral skills that can be layered for stimulating and building pleasure. You’ll learn Tantric principles for understanding energy and using this sensitivity to drive your lover wild. Combining the two will help you create memorable ecstasy that leaves your man speechless! Cucumbers will be provided for practice, feel free to bring a dildo or vibrator if you prefer. For more information about the presenter, please visit sacreduniontantra.com.

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Erotic Breathwork for Female Couples (NEW)
Monday, April 19th
8-10 pm
$25 if pre-registered, $30 for drop-ins
Women Only

The breath is the lubricant of the soul. Breath both anchors us in our body & serves as a vehicle to circulate sensation & energy through the body. In this workshop for female couples, Mkali-Hashiki will teach you breathwork techniques that allow you to more deeply share erotic energy with your partner, heightening your sexual pleasure & deepening your connection. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. For more information about the presenter, please visit bodyenstasy.com.

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Recapture the Honeymoon Spirit in 3 Easy Steps
Monday, April 26th
8-10 pm
$25 if pre-registered, $30 for drop-ins

Do you remember your honeymoon days when it was SO exciting to be together? Would you like to feel that same intensity of passion and connection again? Jan Robinson and Luke Lehman's unique approach to helping couples inspire increased desire draws from modern, scientific research on the brain chemistry of love and sex, as well as the ancient tradition of tantra yoga. During this fun and lively workshop, you'll discover how to break out of the same old routine and spice things up in the bedroom, a 60-second intimacy practice guaranteed to keep the embers aglow day after day, and a remarkable communication technique to enhance your mutual pleasure. Under their experienced guidance, you'll quickly restore deep, loving connection and a playful, sexy spark. For more information, please visit honeymoonspirit.com or call Jan at 510-418-1453.

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The Mominatrix's Guide to Sex: A Special Mother's Day Boot Camp (NEW)
Monday, May 3rd
8-10 pm
$25 if pre-registered, $30 for drop-ins

With Mother's Day right around the corner, what better way to celebrate motherhood than with a libido boot camp with sex columnist, author of The Mominatrix’s Guide to Sex, and mom of three Kristen Chase aka "The Mominatrix." Tapping into her experience as a mom who's managed to maintain a healthy sex life and a sense of humor with kids in tow, she'll help attendees reclaim their inner Mominatrix through thoughtful discussion and experiential activities aimed specifically at moms. From finding discrete sex toys and women-friendly porn, to dealing with the challenges that the post-partum body can create, even super easy tips and tricks to spice up your love-making, the Mominatrix will help you tackle everything you need to know or want to ask. So get ready to ditch those mommy jeans and dust off those handcuffs. For more information about Kristen, please visit mominatrixbook.com.

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Intro to Lap Dancing with Slinky Productions
Monday, May 17th
8-10 pm
$25 if pre-registered, $30 for drop-ins
Women only

Learn the art of sensual teasing and erotic fun all without getting out of your chair (except to change positions)! Lapdancing is a sensual experience that can range from seductive to scorching. This workshop with Catherine Rose, owner of Slinky Productions, will give you all the naughty skills you need to start your own slinky dance, from the tempting cleavage show to sizzling booty grind and classic cuddle massage gyration. Wear your slinky costumes, platform heels, or just comfy gym clothes and be ready to move! Please note: you will get to practice with your classmates. For more information about Catherine or Slinky Productions, please visit slinkyproductions.com.

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Exhibitionism for the Shy Bookparty with Carol Queen
Wednesday, May 19th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Free!

Fifteen years after its initial release, Dr. Carol Queen's first book Exhibitionism For The Shy is still helping women, men, and everybody else embrace the frisky, comfortable show-off within -- and now it's even more helpful, thanks to new chapters on Internet exhibitionism and updated interviews with the likes of Margaret Cho! Dress up, show off, and talk hot -- or just come to our book party and hear Carol (who doubles as Good Vibrations Staff Sexologist) discuss finding your own erotic identity and comfort zone, with plenty of ideas and support for those who don't yet feel very brazen. Step by step, you can become the erotically outgoing soul you'd like to be! Plus, especially to celebrate National Masturbation Month: How (and why) to share your private solo pleasuring with your partner.

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Tantric Sex for Busy Couples: Signing and Discussion with the Authors
Thursday, May 27th
6:30pm – 7:30pm
FREE!

What IS Tantric Sex, and is it worth the effort? Richard & Diana Daffner, M.A., authors of Tantric Sex for Busy Couples, creators of Tantra Tai Chi, and leaders of Intimacy Retreats (IntimacyRetreats.com), will answer these questions and more in this conversational workshop. 

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Different Strokes
Monday, June 7th
8-10 pm
$25 if pre-registered, $30 for drop-ins
Brown Paper Tickets
Workshop Registration Information

Giving a gourmet hand job can be a wonderful treat, and there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. Come learn how to make your guy’s toes curl with an amazing erotic genital massage. Sex educator Tracy Bartlett will explain important anatomy basics, creating a smooth flow from warm-up all the way to the happy ending, using toys, bringing anal and prostate play into the mix, and much more. Please bring a dildo or a cucumber to practice on.



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Weapons of Mass Seduction: Unleashing the Sensual You
Thursday, June 10th
6:30pm – 7:30pm
FREE!

Emmy award-winning writer, Lori Bryant-Woolridge presents an interactive workshop designed to help you find your sensual side -- the side that gets pushed away as life becomes more demanding and other people's opinions take their toll on your feminine confidence. The workshop will teach you the skills necessary to create a loving, sensual relationship with yourself and others. You'll learn to: Recreate yourself as a confident sensual individual, embrace and release your inner flirt, excel in the art of seduction, and make your life a more enjoyable, passionate and awe-inspiring experience. Plus, she will sign her newest erotica book, Can't Help the Way That I Feel.

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Lip Service
Monday, June 14th
8-10 pm
$45/pair if pre-registered, $50/pair for drop-ins
Brown Paper Tickets
Workshop Registration Information

Without a doubt, one of the most overlooked erotic skills is kissing. With over 10 years experience as a workshop presenter -- plus a knack for necking -- Tracy Bartlett will help you add sparks to your smooches. Come to this perennially popular workshop with a kissing partner and try out new techniques, glean communication tips, and find out how to make more of making out. Please bring a bottle of water or juice to help keep your lips lubricated.

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Ask Our Doc: Prostate Play & Pleasure with Charlie Glickman, Ph.D

Ask Our Docs: Cock Rings
Wednesday, July 14th    
6:30 – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Dr. Charlie Glickman answers your questions about the purpose and use of cock rings in this comfortable workshop.  He will discuss physical anatomy, explain the different types of rings, offer tips on using them (solo or with a partner), and cover important safety info.  Discover a new way to play!

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Ask our Docs: Prostate Play & Pleasure
Sunday, August 22nd
2:00 - 3:00 pm
FREE!

The prostate is one of the most overlooked sexual organs, but it can bring you amazing pleasure. With a little know-how, you can have lots of prostate fun, on your own or with a partner. Dr. Charlie Glickman, Ph.D will tell you everything you need to know to get started, what toys work best for prostate play, tips for making it easier, and more. Whether you or your partner are new to prostate fun or you’re looking for some new ideas, come get your questions answered and discover how amazing it can be!

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Mommy's Playdate in Berkeley!
Tuesday, October 26th      
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FREE!

Mommies need play time too! Attend this after-hours mixer with like-minded moms who want to learn how to put the spice back in their sex lives.  Leave the kids at home, enjoy a “Mommi-tini”, get a personalized store tour and one-on-one consultation with our staff sexologist and renowned author/expert, Dr. Carol Queen.  Enjoy free giveaways and enter to win a Good Vibrations “Sexy Starter Kit”!

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Ask Our Docs: Anal Sex
Tuesday, November 16th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE

Are you curious about anal play? Or maybe you've tried it and it didn't work? Anal play feels a lot better when you have a little know-how. Come learn the three essential ingredients of anal pleasure, get some tips on getting started, find out how to combine backdoor fun with other kinds of play, and get your questions about answered!

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Berkeley Free Clinic Reception, Store Tour and Fundraiser Mixer
Monday, December 6th
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE

Join us for a special mixer and info night featuring our current GiVe donation partner, the Berkeley Free Clinic!  Enjoy a light reception and store tour by staff sexologist Dr. Carol Queen, and meet the good folks at your local health care provider.  Inspired?  You can contribute to them directly at check-out!  

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Good Vibrations Customer Appreciation Nights!
Wednesday, December 22nd 6-8pm
Thursday, December 23rd 6-8pm
FREE

Pamper your way into the holidays with complimentary chocolates and wine on select evenings at all Good Vibrations locations.  Let our sex educator sales associates help you pick out the perfect gift for everyone on your list, and don’t forget yourself!  Be sure to check out our sexy holiday kits and our special Ecorotic® line, the natural choice for eco-friendly fun. 

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Ask our Docs: Prostate Play and Pleasure
Tuesday, January 18th
6:00 - 7:00 pm
FREE

The prostate is one of the most overlooked sexual organs, but it can bring you amazing pleasure. With a little know-how, you can have lots of prostate fun, on your own or with a partner. Charlie Glickman, Ph.D will tell you everything you need to know to get started, what toys work best for prostate play, tips for making it easier, and more. Whether you or your partner are new to prostate fun or you’re looking for some new ideas, come get your questions answered and discover how amazing it can be!

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Erotic Reading by Rachel Kramer Bussel & Friends – Come for the Bondage and Stay for the Cupcakes!
Thursday, January 27th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
FREE

Award-winning erotica author and editor Rachel Kramer Bussel reads from her latest collections of sexy stories, Best Bondage Erotica 2011 and Passion: Erotic Romance for Women, along with local contributors such as Donna George Storey, followed by a Q&A. Free cupcakes!

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Be our Valentine!  Treats and customer appreciation nights at Good Vibrations! 
Saturday, February 12th 5-7pm
Sunday, February 13th 5-7pm
FREE

Pamper your way to Valentine's Day with complimentary chocolates and wine during our pre-Valentine's Day weekend Happy Hour! Let our SESA personal shoppers help you pick out the perfect gift for your sweetheart, and don't forget yourself! Be sure to check out our Ecorotic® Green Sex line, the natural choice for eco-friendly fun!

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Ask Our Doc: Cunnilingus
Wednesday, February 23rd
6:30 – 7:30pm 
FREE

Learn the international language of female pleasure!  Dr. Charlie Glickman, sex educator and author leads this illuminating and entertaining conversation of tips, techniques and attitudes that will make you the cunning linguist you were born to be!

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Good Vibrations' Birthday Party!
Thursday, March 10th
6-9pm
FREE

Good Vibrations is turning 34, and we want to celebrate with you!

Come in for birthday cake and champagne, and special product deals throughout the month!

 

Celebrate online with our Birthday Promotions!



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Ask Our Docs: Cock Rings
Wednesday, March 16th
6:30 – 7:30 pm
FREE

Dr. Charlie Glickman answers your questions about the purpose and use of cock rings in this comfortable workshop. He will discuss physical anatomy, explain the different types of rings, offer tips on using them (solo or with a partner), and cover important safety info. Discover a new way to play!

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Ask Our Docs: G Marks the Spot!
Tuesday, March 29th
6:00 – 7:00 pm
FREE

Pull out your maps and find that buried treasure! Listen and learn as your trusty doctor Carol Queen, Ph.D confirms the existence of the G-spot and tells you how to find, and enjoy, yours!

Plus, explore the wonders of female ejaculation and enter to win a Good Vibrations sexy G-spot goodie bag!

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Ask the Docs: Bend Over Boyfriend
Wednesday, May 18th
6:30pm - 7:30 pm
FREE

More men than ever before are discovering the pleasures of being on the receiving end of anal and prostate play. Come get the info you need to make it fun and hot for you and your partner. Good Vibes' Education Program Manager Charlie Glickman, Ph.D will tell you all about it- getting started, picking toys, the basics of prostate play, combining anal play with other pleasures, and more. If you've tried it before, you're just thinking about it, or you want some new tricks to pleasing your sweetie, you'll get your questions answered and walk out with plenty of new things to try.

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Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Reception and Store Tour and Fundraiser Mixer at Good Vibrations Berkeley!
Thursday, May 19th
6:00pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Join us for a special mixer and info night featuring our current donation partner, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte! Enjoy a light reception and store tour by staff sexologist Dr. Carol Queen, and meet the good folks at your local Planned Parenthood. Enter to win a fabulous Good Vibrations goodie bag. Inspired? You can contribute to them directly at check-out!

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Ask our Docs: Anal Play and Pleasure
Wednesday, June 8th
6:30pm - 7:30 pm
FREE

Like a lot of things about sex, anal play is a lot easier and much more pleasurable when you know how to do it right. Good Vibrations' Education Program Manager Charlie Glickman, Ph.D will give you all the info you need to make it fun and feel great! He'll talk about getting started, picking a lubricant, combining anal play with other types of fun, different toys that can make it even more exciting, prostate play, and much more. If you're curious about anal play, you've tried it and it didn't work, or you're an anal aficionado and you want some new tips, come get your questions answered and discover how much pleasure you can have!

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Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Ask Our Docs: Cock Rings
Tuesday, July 19th
6:30 – 7:30 pm
FREE

Dr. Charlie Glickman answers your questions about the purpose and use of cock rings in this comfortable workshop. He will discuss physical anatomy, explain the different types of rings, offer tips on using them (solo or with a partner), and cover important safety info.

Discover a new way to play!

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Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Ask Our Docs: Bend Over Boyfriend workshop with Charlie Glickman, PhD.
Tuesday, August 9th
6:00 – 7:00 pm
FREE

More men than ever before are discovering the pleasures of being on the receiving end of anal and prostate play. Come get the info you need to make it fun and hot for you and your partner. Good Vibrations Education Program Manager Dr. Charlie Glickman will tell you all about it- getting started, picking toys, the basics of prostate play, combining anal play with other pleasures, and more. If you've tried it before, you're just thinking about it, or you want some new tricks to pleasing your sweetie, you'll get your questions answered and walk out with plenty of new things to try.



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The Ultimate Guide to Orgasm: How to Become Orgasmic for a Lifetime - The Workshop! with Mikaya Hart
Wednesday, September 7th
6:30 – 7:30pm

Every woman has within her the energy, sensitivity and power to achieve fulfilling orgasms. Mikaya Heart, author of the new book The Ultimate Guide to Orgasm for Women, teaches how to let go and be carried away by our own sexual energy without trying to control it. In this instructive, encouraging, and empowering workshop, Heart will cover the G-spot and other "bliss points," the joy of sex toys, sex and spirit,and how to overcome trouble achieving orgasm. Mikaya Heart is an author, speaker, life coach and explorer. mikayaheart.org.



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Humpday Happy Hour at Berkeley: Couples’ Guide to Sex Toys
Wednesday, October 5th
6:00pm – 7:00pm
FREE

Three doesn’t have to be a crowd when you introduce your favorite toy to your partner. Find out which toys lend themselves best to partner play, and how to incorporate them for frisky fun. Good Vibrations Sex Educator Andy will guide couples of all genders and sexualities through the wide world of couples’ toys. Good Vibrations is here to help you get over the hump with our free monthly Humpday Happy Hour workshops. Enjoy a free workshop, a glass of wine, water and a little inspiration to get you to the weekend!



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Introduction to Tantra: How to Become a Sexual AKROBAT
Monday, October 17th
6:00pm – 7:00pm
FREE

Join Mark Michaels and Patricia Johnson, authors of The Essence of Tantric Sexuality and Tantra for Erotic Empowerment, for an honest discussion of some key Tantric principles and a brief introduction to the history and philosophy underlying this ancient tradition.

You will learn some basic practices that can be easily applied in ways can enhance not only your sexual experiences but other aspects of your life as well.



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour in Berkeley: Strap-on Play for Couples
Wednesday, November 2nd
6:30 – 7:30 pm
FREE

Explore the wonderful world of strap-on play for couples with Good Vibrations Sex Educator Cathy. Come get the info you need to make it fun and hot for you and your partner: getting started, picking toys, the basics of strap-ons, come get your questions answered and discover how much pleasure you can have! All genders and sexualities are welcome.

The first 10 people get a free vibe!



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Anal Play and Pleasure
Wednesday, December 7th
6:00 – 7:00 pm
FREE

Learn everything you ever wanted to know but didn't know who to ask at this fun free presentation on anal play. Join sex educator sales associate Nico as she explains the ins and outs of anal sex in a comfortable, conversational context. Come learn the three essential ingredients of anal pleasure, get some tips on getting started, find out how to combine backdoor fun with other kinds of play, and get your questions answered!

The first 10 people get a free vibe!



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Be our Valentine! Customer appreciation nights at Good Vibrations!
February 11th & 12th
5:00 - 7:00 pm
FREE!

Be our Valentine! Customer appreciation nights at Good Vibrations! Pamper your way to Valentine’s Day with complimentary chocolates and sparkling cider during our pre-Valentine’s Day weekend Happy Hour! Let our personal shoppers help you pick out the perfect gift for your sweetheart, and don’t forget yourself!

Be sure to check out our ecorotic® green sex toy line, the natural choice for eco-friendly fun!

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Humpday Happy Hour: Navigating Erotic Films
Wednesday, February 15th
5:00 - 7:00 pm
FREE!

Curious about watching an adult film? Not sure how to find a movie that you and your partner will both enjoy? Come in and learn some helpful tips for choosing an adult movie from one of Good Vibrations' own Sex Educator-Sales Associates. You'll get a breakdown of our in-store DVD section with explanations of each category as well as advice for easing the decision process and getting the most satisfaction out of your choice.

The first 10 people get a free vibe!



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AIDS Project of the East Bay Non-profit Reception, Store Tour and Fundraiser Mixer at Good Vibrations
Friday, February 24th
5:00 – 7:00pm
FREE!

Join us for a special mixer and info night featuring our current donation partner, AIDS Project of the East Bay! Enjoy a light reception and store tour by staff sexologist Dr. Carol Queen, and meet the good folks at this wonderful organization. Inspired? You can contribute to them directly at check-out! (apeb.org)

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Humpday Happy Hour: Safer Sexy!
Wednesday, March 21
6:00 - 7:00 pm
FREE!

Confused and overwhelmed by the selection of safer sex supplies available? Let us help! From choosing the right lubricant, to finding the perfect fit for your safer sex needs; come learn how to make safer sex sexy. Enjoy a free workshop and a little inspiration to get you to the weekend! All genders and sexualities are welcome.

The first 10 people get a free vibe!



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Humpday Happy Hour: Safer Sexy!
Friday, April 13th
7:00 - 8:00 pm
FREE!

Rachael Kramer Bussel presents Irresistible: Erotic Romance for Couples, reading signing, and cupcake reception In this new collection of erotica, editor Rachel Kramer Bussel has gathered the most popular fantasies and created a sizzling, no-holds-barred series of explicit encounters in which couples turn their deepest desires into reality. These powerfully written stories fill 24 hours of sex—from early morning wake-up calls through mid-afternoon quickies to late-evening romps, IRRESISTIBLE is filled with sex around the clock, featuring work by Sommer Marsden, N. T. Morley, Jordana Winters, and Teresa Noelle Roberts. Enjoy a reading and complimentary cupcakes!



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Humpday Happy Hour! Impact Play: Make it Hurt so Good
Wednesday, April 18th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Come find out what you need to know for fun, safe, and sexy impact play. From floggers to feathers, identify the sweet spots and areas to avoid when you engage in bondage, slap and tickle, spanking, and more. Whether it's something you've just been thinking about, or if you want to make your kinky times more fun, come get your questions answered! All genders and sexualities are welcome.

The first 10 people get a free vibe!



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Ask Our Docs: Cock Rings and Things with Dr. Charlie Glickman
Thursday, April 19th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Dr. Charlie Glickman answers your questions about the purpose and pleasures of cock rings in this comfortable workshop. He will discuss physical anatomy, explain the different types of penis rings, offer tips on using them (solo or with a partner), and cover important safety info.

Discover a new way to play!

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Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: G-Spot and Female Ejaculation
Wednesday, May 16th
6:30 – 7:30pm
FREE!

Pull out your maps and find that buried treasure!

Good Vibrations Sex Educator will explain how to prepare for optimal arousal, stimulation, release, and female ejaculation with props, positioning, and know-how.

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Humpday Happy Hour: Sexual Communication & Satisfaction
Wednesday, June 13th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Access sexual satisfaction through better communication. Identify your turn-ons and boundaries, and learn how to negotiate with new and long term partners everything from safer sex, sexual styles, to preferences and requests. Effectively share how you best receive pleasure and orgasm, your fantasy, role-play, or BDSM interest so that everybody wins! The first 10 people get a free vibrator!

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Humpday Happy Hour: Toys for Boys!
Wednesday, July 18th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

There are a whole host of products just for male-bodied people!

Whatever your persuasion, let our Sex Educator guide you through the fun and accessible world of toys for boys in this free and comfortable tour.

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Ask Our Docs: Intro to Anal Play with Dr. Charlie Glickman
Thursday, July 26th
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE!

Learn everything you ever wanted to know but didn’t know who to ask at this fun free presentation on anal play. Join Good Vibrations' Education Program Manager Charlie Glickman PhD as he explains the ins and outs of anal sex in a comfortable, educational context.

Come learn the three essential ingredients of anal pleasure, get some tips on getting started, find out how to combine backdoor fun with other kinds of play, and get your questions answered!

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Ask Our Docs: Anal Play and Pleasure with Dr. Carol Queen
Tuesday, August 7th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Learn about the ins and outs of anal play and pleasure from Good Vibrations Staff Sexologist Dr. Carol Queen. Get the tools to enjoy hot, fun, safe anal play and learn the essential ingredients of anal pleasure, including tips on getting started, how to combine backdoor fun with other kinds of play, and more! All genders and sexualities are welcome.

The first 10 people get a free vibe!

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Humpday Happy Hour: 50 Shades of Play
Wednesday, August 15th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Have you been caught up in the 50 shades of Grey book craze? Or have you read the articles hinting at or quoting "the good parts," and find yourself curious about BDSM, Kegel balls, and all the other spicy kinds of sex that fill these books? Come ask all your questions and hear our Sex Educator Sales Associate’s recommendations about toys to try, ways to talk to your partner about your curiosity, and the next things to read after you've devoured the trilogy.

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Humpday Happy Hour! Sex Toys 101: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know…
Wednesday, October 17th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

With so many options on the market, it can be tricky to determine which toy will work best with your body. Join one of our Sex Educators for this fun and informative tour of toys, physiology, and satisfaction! Good Vibrations is here to help you get over the hump with our free monthly Humpday Happy Hour workshops.

All genders and sexualities are welcome.

The first 10 people get a free vibe!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour! Boudoir Accessories and Fantasy Foreplay
Wednesday, October 24th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Halloween isn’t the only reason to dress up! Get in the mood for love with an exploration of romance and fun foreplay in our boudoir accessories section and play with fantasy, role-play and make-believe. From feathers to pasties, edible sexy treats and more, explore bedroom props that will heat up your amorous adventures!

All genders and sexualities are welcome.

The first 10 people get a free vibe!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Ask Our Docs 50 Shades of Play
Tuesday, November 20th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Have you been caught up in the 50 shades of Grey book craze? Or have you read the articles hinting at or quoting "the good parts," and find yourself curious about BDSM, Kegel balls, and all the other spicy kinds of sex that fill these books? Come ask all your questions and hear staff sexologist Dr. Charlie Glickman’s recommendations about toys to try, ways to talk to your partner about your curiosity, and the next things to read after you've devoured the trilogy.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: I'll have another please! Intro to BDSM
Wednesday, November 28th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Are you curious about kinky sex? Want to try it out? Come find out what you need to know to make it fun, safe, and hot! Good Vibrations Sex Educator will cover all the basics: how to talk about it, getting starting with bondage and spanking, important safety tips, and where to go for more info. Whether it's something you've just been thinking about, or if you want to make your kinky times more fun, come get your questions answered!

Free gift for each attendee.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Ask Our Docs: Pegging with Dr. Charlie Glickman
Tuesday, December 11th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

More men and their partners are discovering how much fun it can be to use strap-on dildos! If you're curious about the amazing pleasure it can bring, come get all the info you need to maximize your experience from Charlie Glickman PhD. You'll learn how to pick a dildo and harness, making anal penetration feel great, tips for positions & technique, ways to include prostate stimulation in your fun, and much more. Whether you're just thinking about it or you want some new ways to play, come get your questions answered and see what new pleasures are in store for you!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Female Pleasure
Wednesday, December 19th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Pull out your maps and find that buried treasure! A trusty Good Vibrations Sex Educator will explain how to prepare for optimal arousal, stimulation, release, and female ejaculation with props, positioning, and know-how.

People of all genders and sexualities welcome. Free gift for each attendee!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Harness Fitting & Give Away!
Thursday, December 20th
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE!

Do you use a harness or want to know more about the best in the industry?

Come and meet and get fitted for a harness by Tres, founder of SpareParts HardWear harnesses and accessories.

Plus, two lucky winners will receive a Tomboi Harness or a Sasha Harness!



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Holiday Happenings at Good Vibrations!
Friday, December 21st, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday, December 22nd, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

FREE!

Relax, refresh and get rewarded all month long! Enjoy refreshments on select nights, free workshops, vendor presentations, specially-priced holiday gifts, and rewards with purchase. For the entire month of December we're offering $10 GV Rewards dollars for every $75 you spend! Let our sex educator-sales associates help you pick out the perfect gift for everyone on your list, and don’t forget yourself!

Relax & Refresh...
Complimentary shortbread cookies, cider and personal shopping assistance at all Good Vibrations store locations!

Earn Rewards...
Receive $10 in GV Rewards dollars for every $75 you spend! Earn multiple certificates redeemable between 2/15/13 and 3/31/13 on purchases of $25 or more. (May not be combined with any other promotional discount). Hurry, this offer ends 12/31/12!



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Introduction to Tantra: How to Become a Sexual AKROBAT
Wednesday, January 9th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Join Mark Michaels and Patricia Johnson, authors of Great Sex Made Simple: Tantric Tips to Deepen Intimacy & Heighten Pleasure and Tantra for Erotic Empowerment, for an honest discussion of some key Tantric principles and a brief introduction to the history and philosophy underlying this ancient tradition. You will learn some basic practices that can be easily applied in ways can enhance not only your sexual experiences but other aspects of your life as well.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Anal Play for Beginners
Wednesday, January 16th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Learn the essential ingredients of anal pleasure, get some tips on getting started, find out how to combine backdoor fun with other kinds of play, and get your questions answered by a Good Vibrations sex educator sales associates!

All genders and sexualities are welcome. Free gift for each attendee!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations Berkeley Store Anniversary Reception and Grand Re-Opening!
Thursday, February 7th
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FREE!

Celebrate 18 years of pleasure at the Good Vibrations Berkeley location and check out the remodeled store!

Join us for light refreshments and specially discounted items.

Wish us a happy anniversary and receive a free vibrator!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Anal Play with Dr. Charlie Glickman
Thursday, February 21st
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Learn everything you ever wanted to know but didn't know who to ask at this fun free presentation on anal play. Join Charlie Glickman PhD as he explains the ins and outs of anal sex in a comfortable, educational context.

Learn the three essential ingredients of anal pleasure, get some tips on getting started, find out how to combine backdoor fun with other kinds of play, and get your questions answered!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour! Impact Play: Make it Hurt so Good
Wednesday, March 13th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Come find out what you need to know for fun, safe, and sexy impact play. From floggers to feathers, identify the sweet spots and areas to avoid when you engage in bondage, slap and tickle, spanking, and more. Whether it's something you've just been thinking about, or if you want to make your kinky times more fun, come get your questions answered!

All genders and sexualities are welcome. Free gifts for each attendee!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Berkeley Free Clinic Non-Profit Reception, Store Tour and Mixer at Good Vibrations
Tuesday, March 19th
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE!

Join us for a special mixer and info night featuring our current donation partner, the Berkeley Free Clinic! Enjoy a light reception and store tour by our Staff Sexologist Dr. Carol Queen, and meet the good folks at this wonderful organization.

Inspired? You can contribute to them directly at check-out!



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

The Killer Wore Leather Book Launch and Signing with Laura Antoniou
Sunday, April 21st
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
FREE!

Author, editor, and educator presents her new murder mystery where a lesbian detective navigates a world of doms and subs, masters and mistresses, leather, latex, and lingerie, to discover who murdered the late Mack Steel. Meet the author, get your copy signed, and pick up a few toys for your next leather adventure!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Book Reading & Signing of Rye by Sam Rosenthal
Saturday, May 4th
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE!

Join Sam Rosenthal, lyricist for the underground rock band Black Tape For A Blue Girl, as he shares excerpts from his new erotic novel. Rye is filled with intimacy, desire, and discovery, told through the prism of polyamory and sexuality, with a top-bottom dynamic.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Double or Nothing: The Ins & Outs to Double Penetration
Wednesday, May 29th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

All in! Come one, come all to this fun and informative workshop where we show you what you need to know to double your pleasure, from toys for solo "dual stimulation" to tips on threesome double penetration. Good Vibrations is here to help you get over the hump with our free monthly Humpday Happy Hour workshops.

All genders and sexualities are welcome. Free gift for each attendee!



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Strap-On!
Wednesday, June 19th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Explore the wonderful world of strap-on play for couples with a Good Vibrations Sex Educator. Come get the info you need to make it fun and hot for you and your partner: getting started, picking toys, the basics of strap-ons.

Get your questions answered and discover how much pleasure you can have! All genders and sexualities are welcome. Free gift for each attendee. Buy any Strap-on Harness and receive 20% off any Pleasure Works silicone dildo!



Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Anal Play for Beginners
Wednesday, August 14th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

Learn about the ins and outs of anal sex from one of our Sex Educators in a comfortable, conversational context. Get you the tools to enjoy hot, fun, safe anal play. Learn the essential ingredients of anal pleasure, get some tips on getting started, find out how to combine backdoor fun with other kinds of play, and get your questions answered! All genders and sexualities are welcome. Free gift for each attendee.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: My First Vibe (or My NEXT Vibe!)
Wednesday, September 4th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

With so many options on the market, it can be tricky to determine which toy will work best with your body. Join one of our Sex Educators for this fun and informative tour of toys, physiology, and satisfaction! Good Vibrations is here to help you get over the hump with our free monthly Humpday Happy Hour workshops. All genders and sexualities are welcome. Free gift for each attendee.







Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Basic Bedroom Bondage For Beginners
Wednesday, October 9th
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE!

So, you're not a Boy Scout. That's okay! You don't have to learn any complicated knots to enjoy bondage. Our trained sex educator will teach you how to use basic restraints in creative ways in your own home. No experience is necessary, and all genders and sexualities are welcome. Free gift for each attendee!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Reception, Store Tour and Fundraiser Mixer at Good Vibrations
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE!

Join us for a special mixer and info night featuring our recent donation partner, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte! Enjoy a light reception and store tour by staff sexologist Dr. Carol Queen, and meet the good folks at your local Planned Parenthood. Enter to win a fabulous Good Vibrations goodie bag and explore our recently remodeled Berkeley location.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Outercourse, Of Course!
Wednesday, November 20th
6:30 – 7:30pm
FREE!

Are you looking to please your partner without penetrative play? Or do you want to change up your foreplay game? This class will cover the basics of outercourse and give you some ideas to help you get creative! All genders and sexualities are welcome to this free workshop. Free gift for each attendee!






Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations Customer Appreciation Nights!
Friday December 13th, 6-9pm
Saturday December 14th, 6-9pm
Friday December 20th, 6-11pm
Saturday December 21st, 6-11pm
FREE!

Pamper your way into the holidays with complimentary chocolates, sparkling apple cider and sweet deals on select evenings at all Good Vibrations locations. Let our sex educator sales associates help you pick out the perfect gift for everyone on your list, and don't forget yourself! Be sure to check out our sexy holiday kits and our special Ecorotic line, the natural choice for eco-friendly fun.






Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Wednesday, January 22nd, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

With Valentine's Day just around the corner you may be wondering how to pick the perfect gift to spark your next adventure with that special someone. We'll introduce you to the multitude of options to bring more pleasure into your lives. All genders and sexualities are welcome to this free workshop. Free gift for each attendee!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Author signing & workshop: Partners In Passion
A Guide to Great Sex, Emotional Intimacy and Long-term Love by Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson
Monday, February 24th, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

Most of us long for an intimate relationship, and though texting and emailing may keep us superficially connected and feeling momentarily sexy, it ultimately cannot create the kind of intimacy necessary to sustain a deep, fulfilling, and lasting partnership. In Partners in Passion, Michaels and Johnson provide readers with a fun, step-by-step, phase-by-phase guide to discovering true, deep, loving, and romantically sexual relationships that will last for decades. Meet the authors, sign your book, and learn about this timely topic.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour! Sharing the love: Steps toward practical polyamory
Wednesday, February 26th, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

Between scheduling issues, finances, and competitive partners, Valentine's Day can put a lot of pressure on open and poly relationships. The good news is, most of this can be solved with open and honest communication! Our trained sex educator sales associate will lead a workshop in how to address common issues that often come up around this annual "couples holiday."





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour! Back to Basics: The Anatomy of Pleasure
Wednesday, April 16th, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

Let us take you on a tour of pleasure physiology and introduce you to the secrets of stimulation. Learn all the buzz about vibrators, how wetter can be better with lube, and so much more.






Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: Love Yourself, Literally: Empowerment through Masturbation
Wednesday, May 28th, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

The secret is out! Masturbation feels good and it's good for you! Good Vibrations is excited to celebrate International Masturbation Month in May to spread the self-lovin’ joy around. Join Sex Educator-Sales Associate, Shannon, and discover why masturbation is important for everyone -- regardless of age, gender, relationship status or sexuality. We will reveal how self-loving can naturally boost your self-esteem, increase stamina, help you find that mysterious G-spot, and give you the tools you need to become a better lover. Discover new aspects of your own anatomy, the physiology of orgasms, masturbation techniques, and popular toys that will empower and inspire you to open up to a world where it's all about you.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour: The World of Tech Toys
Wednesday, June 25th, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

Let us guide you through some of the newest technological toys for your most sensual pleasures! Using sonics, pressure sensitivity, magnetic pulsation and other advancements, we’ll show you how these high-tech wonders can tantalize your solo or couples play!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Make a Sexy Summer Splash! Waterproof Toys and Liquid Lubes
Wednesday, July 9th, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

Make your summer a splash with waterproof toys and liquid lubes! Join our Sex Educator-Sales Associate, Becca, for this fun and informative tour of waterproof toys and lube selections. Let us guide you through the best options for various types of play so you can make waves! All genders and sexualities are welcome. The first 10 people get a free vibe!





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour! Endless Possibilities: Anal Pleasure for Everyone
Wednesday, August 6th, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

Join us for a talk about anal play for all genders. You’ll learn basic techniques, important info for a pleasurable experience, and some tips on communicating your needs.





Sex Ed Events at Good Vibrations

Humpday Happy Hour! Harnesses and Dildos...Oh My!
Wednesday, September 10, 6:30 - 7:30pm
FREE!

Curious about pegging? Learn how to properly pick out a harness and toys for you and your partner. Plus, check out our new plus-size collection of harnesses.



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