Courses We Are Offering in 2017
Course Catalogue - Basic Branding


The Basic Branding Intensive offers 16 -class-hours of instruction and practice, usually on a Friday and Saturday preceding a Basic Piercing class so students can attend both basic classes while in San Francisco. Our Basic Branding Intensive is designed for those who wish to expand the depth and skills of their "Body Arts" by learning the "Kiss of Fire". Techniques covered are complimentary to the art of tattooing and are also powerful tools in energy movement rituals. Three types of branding are taught and practiced in this expanded course:

(1) Fire Direct Branding, (2) Multi-Strike Branding, (3) Fineline Electro-Cautery Branding

SUBJECT MATTER COVERED: Branding History, Traditions and Stereotypes; Branding as an Art and Shamanic Ritual; Fundamentals and Techniques for the Three Types of Branding (with live demos); Appropriate Tools; Practical Brand Design & Aesthetics; Human Physiology and Psychology of Branding; Energy Movement; Health & Safety Guidelines; Brand Aftercare & Enhancement; Art of Making Practical Multi-Strike Brands; Practice Sessions on Non-human Surfaces; Closely Supervised Student Branding on Students (Required for this course).

All tools and materials needed for the course are supplied by Fakir Intensives including a comprehensive workbook with technique, design and safety information. Class sizes range from 6 to 10 students who receive personal attention from Fakir and several experienced instructors. Concluding sessions employ pain control techniques and ritual energy movement as students brand each other.

Next Basic Branding Course:
May 5-6, 2017

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PHOTOS FROM RECENT BRANDING CLASSES:

a student working in branding class
A student from the March 2011 Branding class

FAKIR INTENSIVES Offering Career Training Workshops Since 1991
All workshops are conducted in our downtown San Francisco classrooms.

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