Current Classes

New Year, New Classes!

April 2013 Class Descriptions

Intimacy // In-To-Me-I-See

Friday 6/14 and Monday 6/27, 6 – 8 PM
Contact instructor for location
This is a discussion group born out of a couple of amazing
workshops held during Endless Gaycation. Together, we cover the
intersection between queer relationships, self-care, self-knowledge,
non-monogamy, radical self-awareness, communication, all the
social forces that press down on us, and boundary making.
Contact Cordelia: 504-656-6742 ;

All Ages Knitting

Tuesdays 4 PM
Community Book Center @ 2523 Bayou Rd
Come learn to knit. Some materials provided. All ages and abilities
Contact Lena: 267-312-5817

Rope Bite (formerly the Art of Adult Ropes)

Monday 4/8, 4/22, 6:15 PM
Marigny area, contact teacher for location
From the ancient Japanese art of Shibari to the present and diverse
world today, we will be exploring how we can use rope for love,
lust, and a show, the bondage, the power exchange, the art, and the
flow. The first 30 minutes of every group session is for new
students to learn the basics, as well as for returning students to
warm up and review. The class will include field trips to allow for
extra learning and real-life exploration. NOLA has some great
spots for gorilla/flash tying; let's find them. Practice rope is
available, but it is recommended that you bring your own. Come to
class to learn about the different types of rope and how to select
Contact Tyrus: 816-210-4077

Zen Meditation Instruction

Sundays 8:45 AM
Mid-City Zen @ 3156 Toulouse
Every Sunday morning Mid City Zen will offer zazen (sitting
meditation) instruction before its usual morning meditation
program. Using the touchstones of upright posture and breath
awareness, we will acquaint ourselves with the movement of our
own minds. Please wear loose comfortable clothing.

Intro to Harm Reduction

Contact instructor
Washington Square Park or Byrdie’s if bad weather
Harm reduction coalition building meet up! an open space to talk
about drugs: our friends who use drugs, drugs in our neighborhood
and building community out of the ravages of a failed war on
drugs. Contact: Nore or Michelle,,

Empower Hour Series: Empower Your Instincts

June 14th 7-8:30pm 

St Joseph the Worker Church, 455 Ames Blvd 
This informative and enlightening workshop focuses on the importance of trusting your gut and following your instincts.  Refreshments will be served.Free and open to the public.

NOFSN Organizers Meetings

Want to get involved with the New Orleans Free School Network?
Come to our weekly organizers meeting! NOFSN always needs
motivated people to help us flyer, fundraise, organize events, table
at festivals, create promotional materials and help with lots of
other fun stuff! Contact NOFSN for current meeting time and

New class proposals are always accepted. If you would like your class to
appear on our printed calendar, please get your proposal to us by the
15th of the previous month. Proposal forms are available on our website,
at our weekly meetings and at the Iron Rail Bookstore @ 503 Barracks
For more information on the New Orleans Free School Network, please
visit our website at You can
also reach us by phone at 504-484-9418 or by email at