Meet our 2019 Presenters

Confirmed presenters will be added as they are accepted. A schedule of classes will be made after the deadline of August 07, 2019.

Alizabeth

Alizabeth (HypnoAlizabeth) lives in San Francisco where she leads is Senior Lead of MindQuake, with her sexy Master, SFHypno. She is a pansexual; submissive; masochistic; self-esteem assured; confident; happily self-reliant; lover of a semicolon and the run-on sentence; and does not take herself too seriously. Alizabeth is a subject with 20 years of erotic hypnosis and BDSM experience specializing in memory play, a Certified Professional Hypnotist and is certified in NLP as well. Her interests and skillsets are memory play, edge play, transformation play, doll play, pet play, persisting personas, objectification, and making her Master the happiest man on earth.

Amelia Key

Amelia is a Toronto based hypnotist who has been exploring erotic hypnosis for the past six years. She has recently begun teaching workshops in Toronto on a variety of different erotic hypnosis themes such as bondage and impact, pleasure and orgasm, hypno 101 and many others. Amelia also does regular presentations on erotic hypnosis at Oasis Aqualounge and has been working on growing the community within the GTA.

Ariel

Ariel has over ten years experience in kink, largely in the rope community. She has rigged for everything from respectable gallery exhibits to Absolute Filth. When she's feeling very brave, she lets other people suspend her. She has had a varied and storied performative career ranging from professional theater to kink burlesque. She makes her trade as an escort and pro domme, and has done for seven years now (which, she'll have you know, is forever in sex work years). She specializes in disabily-friendly bondage, trauma-informed kink services, and all things role play and psychologically focused. She went to a hypnosis munch in July, as a favor to friend. It went well.

Baron Voltage

Baron Voltage is an East Coast Hypnotist who’s resume of skill sets reads like the Sears catalog of the most Sadistic and sensual of hypnotic language. He has presented at every East Coast event available and looks forward to teaching nationwide and beyond.

Binaural Histolog

Binaural Histolog is a hypnosis geek who keeps a blog collecting useful recreational hypnosis things and has written a newbie guide From Newbie to Hypnotist; used a Sonic Pi to put together binaural beats and create random samples of hypnotic patter; and connecting hypnosis myths back to scientific studies where possible.

CaptureWill

Kathryn (CaptureWill) is a BDSM veteran of eight years and lifelong hypnokinkster. She co-founded a Sacramento-based erotic hypnosis group and has been part of the EH scene since her first convention in 2014. She has been flogged, caned, and otherwise tortured more times she can recount. Her multifarious suffering has taught her an exacting knowledge of how to torture a bottom properly, which she delights in.

Dr V

Raised on health food and German dungeon porn, Dr V is an unrepentant dreamer from the City of No Illusions. An aspiring genie with a spotless, tilted halo, an ever-growing bootblack kit, and a dirty mind, she has been in and out of the kinky lifestyle for 30 years. After adventures in New York, England, and Florida, Dr V has found her place as a leader and active participant in the central Texas community and as Senor Jaime’s slave. Through her relationship with Senor Jaime, V continues to explore assorted delicious kinky and culinary delights. Professionally, Dr. V is an educator and nurse specializing in mental health/illness for more than 30 years; she recently completed a PhD and teaches at a local college. V assists Senor Jaime with running The WhatKnot and MAsT Austin, is a proud member of Bound by Desire, the Sankofa Leather Tribe, is a co-producer of the HEaRT of TX conference, and serves as the education director for Team Friendly Austin. Dr. V has developed and presented programs on communication, wellness, conflict resolution, stress management, bootblacking, and service with a slave heart. Dr. V lives in Austin, Texas and is involved with and passionate about the LGBTQ+ and alternative communities as an advocate and educator.

EnScenic

EnScenic, aka Noelle, fell into the erotic hypnosis community in 2012 while researching hypnosis for a story and found that she liked it too much to leave. She has presented at every major hypnocon, and likes to focus on empowering subjects, as well as incorporating music in various forms into hypnotic play. (She also still writes stuff.)

Goddess AK

Goddess AK also known by AK or AphroditesKiss on fetlife, has been in the BDSM lifestyle for 16 years now. She is an active member of the community and known throughout the North Bay Area. She has been a Sadistic High Protocol Domme from the beginning. She identifies as a Pan-sexual woman, and her pronouns are she, and her. Vikking_Beaar is her D/s partner and submissive. Vikking_Beaar can also be found on fetlife, was in the lifestyle years ago, and just recently became active again in both the lifestyle and community. He identifies as a Pan-sexual gender fluid male, and his pronouns are him fluid. Goddess AK and Viking Bear met at a local munch and had an instant connection. They have been developing their D/s dynamic relationship ever since. With AK being High Protocol for so long she has felt the need to help educate those willing to learn. She has taught online, as well as in person many times over the years. Last year's Mind Quake was her first hypno con or event AK has ever attended. She is still learning how to incorporate hypnosis into her dynamics with her submissives and the BDSM lifestyle. She is always open to people approaching her with questions, if you see her about. And please feel free to contact her on fetlife.

IAmXavier

IAmXavier is a California native all his life. He was born and raised in Southern California, moved to Northern California for college and later become a Bay Area resident. While in the Bay Area he become active in the single father movement of becoming a more responsible parent. IAmXavier supports other fathers to become more involved in their children’s life mentally, physically, and financially. IAmXavier spent the last 10 years living in Louisiana and West Africa andlso occasionally traveling to Central America and the Philippines. IAmXavier has been on Bay Area local talk shows, and had articles written about him in the main pages of San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury. IAmXavier has been on local news channels in the Bay Area, multiple father panels and addressed congress in Sacramento on behalf of child support as a non-custodial parent. Recently returning to the Bay Area IAmXavier is embracing his shadow side as well as exploring the wonderful local kink community. IAmXavier's passion is releasing inhibitions, connecting with the community, and helping others like himself to fulfill their full desires within a warm, open, and loving community.

Jade

Ali (aka Jade) is an Artist, Witch, Erotic Vitality Coach, Priestess of Sekhmet, Social Justice Advocate, Poet, Dancer, World Traveler and more. She works her hypnotic magic through Ritual Magic with Sekhmet and anywhere else she can. Her desire is to liberate all through freedom within their sexual/spiritual nexus and inviting healing with personal power and prowess. If there is something else you want to know just ask…

Marquis deCarabas

A very smart teacher once taught Marquis deCarabas how to use words as the most powerful tool of all. In learning and practicing his language skills, he had to explore within hisself to find what makes him tick and found a few things in his skull. He was certified as a Hypnotherapist over 20 years ago, and he spent his life as an academic, an anatomy professor. His hypnosis reality was all about neurology, biochemistry, neurotransmitters, perception, all the things we recite from textbooks and in classes. He never knew there was such a thing as erotic hypnosis until I accidentally discovered it one day. He jumped in with both feet, joined groups, took classes and now there is no holding him back. And that’s him today.

Max_BLC

Max has been active in Seattle's kink community since 1992 and has been teaching workshops and offering private coaching and training since 1999. While he is proficient with a wide range of BDSM skills, Max especially enjoys power exchange, the intimacy of rope bondage, and the intensity of the singletail. Several years ago Max came to realize that the ways he supported and guided partners through scenes was similar to hypnotic technique.  He started studying hypnosis shortly thereafter, and it rapidly became part of his kink repertoire and one of the lenses he uses to understand human interaction. Max's love of teaching shines through his workshops, and his love for people informs his personal encounters.  You can contact Max or learn more about him via his website, BondageLessons.com.

Mazirian

Mazirian has 30 years of experience melting minds and pulling hair. He can't resist resistance play. Mazirian is an experienced teacher who brings his passion for hypnosis to the classroom and encourages active learning.

Mephki

Mephki is the founder of the *EHU movement, founder and organizer of NEEHU, and supporter of the EH community however she can. Her passion is bringing together people who love hypnosis, and helping everyone find the knowledge and skills they need to get their hypnokink on. Hypnation.org is another project that she is involved in. In addition to hypnosis, Mephki enjoys travel, photography, board games, baking, and rope.

mephki

Mephki is the co-founder of the New England Hypnosis Group, founder of the *EHU movement, founder and organizer of NEEHU, and supporter of the EH community in any way possible. Her passion is bringing people together who love hypnosis, and helping everyone find the knowledge and skills they need to get their hypnokink on. Hypnation.org is currently Mephki’s focus, since the Great Fetlife Deletion. In addition to hypnosis, Mephki enjoys board games, baking, and rope.

MindTheBaron

MindTheBaron was (literally) fascinated as a child by hypnotic magicians performing levitation tricks and movie vampires enthralling nightgowned victims. Eschewing heavy BDSM in favor of a focus on hypnofetishism, he spends most of his free time pulling hair, curating a Tumblr account full of his favorite #hypnospiral examples at https://mindthebaron.tumblr.com/, participating in the FetLife hypno community at https://fetlife.com/users/466620, and recording custom audio for the Mind Melting Machine VR hypnosis program.

Mister Captain

Jason has been practicing and studying hypnosis for nearly two decades. The only thing he enjoys more than learning more new things about hypnosis is getting to share it with others. He leads and teaches the Sac Hypno Haven in California’s capital and loves digging into the inner workings of the mind and believes that the best brain is no brain at all. He is particularly fascinated by the flexibility and versatility of hypnosis He can be found on Fetlife and other various online forums under the pseudonym “Mister Captain."

MrTaqtiks

MrTaqtiks is a certified hypnotist and experienced instructor known for his hypnosis and interrogation classes. He has presented at multiple events including Charmed, MindQuake, BlackBEAT, Black Atlanta Munch, Weekend Reunion, TES, Black Rose, Tawse Manor (New Zealand) and many others. As a member of the kink community he works to promote positive consent, risk aware practices, inclusivity, and community development.

Obsidian

Obsidian is fun-loving kinkster and enthusiast of, love, sex, and all things nerdy. Because of his passion for community, he founded PrismatiKinks, a local group dedicated to helping spread awareness of kinksters with disabilities. He also helped to grow Minority Kinks, a group designed to give people of color in the kink community a space to discuss minority issues. An active member of the BDSM community for four years, he is excited to share the knowledge he’s gained with all of you.

Senor Jaime

Senor Jaime  had his first deliberate hypnotic experience in 3rd grade and was subsequently inspired by erotic hypnosis memes from 1970s and 80s popular culture. He is a licensed mental health professional and holds multiple advanced certifications in assorted social constructionist disciplines and epistemologies including NLP, hypnosis, provocative change, and metaphor work. For over ten years as a therapist, coach, and consultant, he has used hypnosis to assist people in getting lots more of what they want. For more than ten years he has presented internationally on hypnosis, rope bondage, and other kink-related topics. In Austin, Texas, Jaime owns and runs the local event space The WhatKnot, hosts a monthly erotic hypnosis meeting, Texas Trancegressives, and presides over the Masters and slaves Together (MAsT) chapter for the Austin area with his slave, Dr. V. He continues to develop The GET SPoT: Generative Erotic Trance for Sex-Postitive Transformation, a cooperative approach to erotic hypnosis and trance.

Sequentialized

Both Ms Sequentialized and M Automaton found the Hypnokink community in 2018. Since then, they have been exploring the community and learning many lessons.

SFHypno

My name is Phil and I love hypnotizing the brains out of my Slave, Alizabeth. Did I mention she’s beautiful, intelligent and completely under my control? I’ve been into hypnosis for over 30 years and currently spend my time presenting and teaching in the San Francisco and I am the Co-Chair of the MindQuake Erotic Hypnosis Conference with my slutty Hypnotoy, Alizabeth. Also, I gave my slave, Alizabeth, enthusiastic blanket consent to write my bio for me.

Shedao

Shedao is a local kinkster who joined the scene five years ago. He has been involved in POC outreach since high school. He has a passion for making sure everyone's needs are met and their voices are heard. He has participated in every POC caucus for every con he has attended throughout the last three years. He supported the creation of a Sacramento-based minority support group. He has served as an instructor for bdsm, DMing, and consent classes. He has volunteered endless hours at some of the nation’s biggest kink events as well as facilitated POC centered discussions at local events.

Sweet

If you hear someone saying "Hi! I'm Sweet!" over this weekend, you've just run across a wild Sweet. Silly, sadistic, and sensual may seem like an odd combination, but they work well for this gentle femdom, who loves to control and tease almost as much as she loves hypnosis. Always positive, you can find this geeky girl often laughing and enjoying what she does.

Symphonette

Symphonnete has been participating in dolling relationships in her local BDSM community for just over 13 years. Over that time she has developed a repertoire of skills and experience that she is happy to share with her fellow MindQuake attendees. Past experience includes a multitude of classes geared toward TNG audiences, and she Co-taught a class on polyamory at DomCon LA for three years.

Tricky Bastard

Almost 15 years of active experience, formerly trained in Hypnotherapy, specializing in confusion, conversational, and covert induction styles, as well as enjoying be a problem solver where hypnosis is involved.

Velvetine_Rabbit

Velvetine_Rabbit has been seducing minds for around 14 years and is a part-time Goddess, full time slave. Her goal is to use her wicked words and wiles to inspire others. Velvet brings her experience leading workshops and events from the beautiful island of New Zealand to the USA and teaches local classes in the SF Bay area.

Vikking_Beaar

Goddess AK also known by AK or AphroditesKiss on fetlife, has been in the BDSM lifestyle for 16 years now. She is an active member of the community and known throughout the North Bay Area. She has been a Sadistic High Protocol Domme from the beginning. She identifies as a Pan-sexual woman, and her pronouns are she, and her. Vikking_Beaar is her D/s partner and submissive. Vikking_Beaar can also be found on fetlife, was in the lifestyle years ago, and just recently became active again in both the lifestyle and community. He identifies as a Pan-sexual gender fluid male, and his pronouns are him fluid. Goddess AK and Viking Bear met at a local munch and had an instant connection. They have been developing their D/s dynamic relationship ever since. With AK being High Protocol for so long she has felt the need to help educate those willing to learn. She has taught online, as well as in person many times over the years. Last year's Mind Quake was her first hypno con or event AK has ever attended. She is still learning how to incorporate hypnosis into her dynamics with her submissives and the BDSM lifestyle. She is always open to people approaching her with questions, if you see her about. And please feel free to contact her on fetlife.

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