Speaker Bio

Nelly Cannon

Midori (she/her)

Session: Fundamentals of Feminine Dominance: What do you Really Want? D&D, Archetype Cultivation & Practical Tools to Identify Desires (Virtual)

Trailblazing educator, artist, and irritant to banality, Midori founded Rope Dojo and ForteFemme: Women’s Dominance Intensive. She penned the first English instruction book on Shibari, “Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage” in 2001, paving the way for the popularity of rope today. Currently, she is working on a follow-up book about Shibari and strategies for engaged play.

Midori is the Co-Director of Curriculum for Kink Informed Certification, part of the Sexual Health Alliance, training therapists and helping professionals to provide safe, compassionate, and inclusive service to their clients. She is the recipient of the 2022 Humanitarian Award from the American Association of Sex Educators Therapists & Counselors (AASECT) and the 2022 Effing Foundation Grant, along with having been honored with a Sainthood by The Sisters of Perpetual indulgence. She also authored “Wild Side Sex,” “Master Han’s Daughter,” “Toybag Guide to Foot and Shoe Worship,” and “Silk Threads.”