Meet Our Staff
Kedi is one of the founders and organizers of Chicago Rope. His goal at Chicago Rope is to unite the diverse Chicago community by providing opportunities for people to come together to learn and teach. You can learn more about Kedi at his website KediRope.com.
Apikoros is one of the founders and organizers of Chicago Rope. In addition to their behind the scenes work, they lead our Fundamentals of Japanese Bondage Program, participate in curriculum development, and teach at many of our events.
Zoie is Chicago Rope's Volunteer Coordinator. The unsung hero of Chicago Rope, she manages our extensive volunteer program, making sure that everything runs smoothly at our events and intensives.
Ash is Senior Administrative Staff and a professional pervert who has a great deal of experience in kink and sexuality education and organizing. While much of their work with Chicago Rope is behind the scenes, they are also a staff instructor and they help facilitate our Bottoming Education programs.
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Ronin is one of Chicago Rope's Senior Staff Instructors. He has deep roots in the Chicago community and was a co-leader of another local rope group before joining Chicago Rope. He facilitates our quarterly TK Labs and presents on other topics.
A transplant from LA, where he was part of the Devil Mask Society, stabstabstab has quickly acclimated to Chicago. As one of our Senior Staff Instructors, he teaches at our events and other venues in Chicago, including Second City Kinkbaku, a group which he founded in 2017.