Courses We Are Offering in 2017/2018
Course Catalogue - Advanced Piercing

The Advanced Piercing Course is designed for experienced piercers who have completed the Basic Course, are thoroughly familiar and comfortable with the techniques learned at the Fakir Intensives, and have at least one year (or more) of solid professional experience. Advanced students are expected to participate in seminars and contribute professional know-how to the class. Class is limited to ten students, and prior attendance at a Fakir Basic or Comprehensive course is mandatory -- no exceptions. Attendance also requires a current Blodborne Pathogens (BBP) training certificate, which we strongly recommend students obtain from the Association of Professional Piercers (APP) website in advance of their week in San Francisco.

SUBJECT MATTER COVERED: The Advanced Course emphasizes shamanic and ritualistic piercing with focus on the unseen forces that affect piercers and piercees -- attributes frequently forgotten in the mainstream piercing culture.The course incorporates seminar style instruction and includes such subjects as Shamanic Body Piercing (The Electro-Vibratory Body, Subtile Energies, Chakras and Orifices Related to Piercings, Making Ritual); Psychological Aspects of Body Piercing (Client Reaction/Manipulation); In-depth Piercing Anatomy (Skin: Structure & Healing, Scar/Keloid Issues); Health & Safety Issues Update; Laws; Industry/Scientific/Medical Data on Piercing Materials, Techniques & Jewelry; Advanced Techniques for all 24 Basic Piercing; Techniques for 20 more Advanced Piercings (like Ampallang, Apadravya, Dydoes, Pubic Mound, Surface-to-Surface, Ear Projects & Orbits, Daith, Monroe, Multiple Tongue/Nipple and Frenum, Fourchette, etc.). Workshop now includes basic instruction/techniques for hook pull rituals and suspensions. Students receive an Advanced Workbook, reference materials on special subjects and a Certificate of Attendance.

Next Advanced Piercing Course:
April 11-15, 2018

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