Although our board consists of the members listed below, we welcome participation from others who would like to help SMS achieve its mission. If you would like to be a part of the SMS experience, please contact our Ambassadors, Capt. Gordon at Gordon@sacredmarks.com, Aurora Shimmering at Kelly@sacredmarks.com or Moose at Moose@sacredmarks.com.
Dangerous Beauty As a sacred ritual creator and facilitator, Dangerous Beauty strives to personalize and strengthen individual experiences tailored to all involved. Practicing Pagan priestess since 1996, she has spent the years in between learning, leading and always growing through her personal investment in education, ritual production and community focused involvement. Her primary interests lie in spiritual connection through sacred sexuality, BDSM and kink-aware advocacy, ordeal path ritual, group dynamic facilitation and furthering the general understanding of alternative lifestyle psychology. Dangerous Beauty is a Sex Educator and Goddess with Athenas Home Novelties and currently serves as President of Sacred Mark Sanctuary. Nikki@sacredmarks.com
IlRe is a kinky poly Dom who has been involved in the local BDSM community since 2005 and is an active participant in the MD/DC/VA scene. He serves as a Steering Committee Member for TNG Baltimore and a House Dom for DXS Rapture DC. IL Re became involved with SMS through his interest in suspensions and performances. He enjoys helping others see their potential, teaching, and sharing knowledge on topics such as rope bondage, D/s and M/s relationships, whips, electricity play, and knitting/crocheting. IL Re currently serves as Vice-President of Sacred Mark Sanctuary. Darian@sacredmarks.com
Rhiannon spent a lot of her youth in the woods or up trees, and has always had a strong connection with the energy of nature. She has been active in the MD/DC/VA BDSM scene since 2007 and serves as a Steering Committee member for TNG Baltimore. Her interests include expanding knowledge (hers and others), D/s relationships, and BDSM and ordeal as a means of personal growth. Rhiannon currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of Sacred Mark Sanctuary. Ahleah@sacredmarks.com
Capt. Gordon Staub has more than a decade of experience tattooing, piercing, and branding. He owns Time Bomb Productions - a tattoo studio in Frederick, MD - and brings his award-winning art to tattoo conventions and pagan festivals each year. Gordon uses various shamanic tools in his energetic workings, customizing tribally-inspired body modification practices to accommodate the needs of the community, clients, friends, and family. His drumming, dance, Reiki, visionary artistic eyes, skillfully dexterous hands, and warrior spirit all lend to his healing body transformation workings. Gordon serves as Ambassador for Sacred Mark Sanctuary. Gordon@sacredmarks.com
Aurora Shimmering An experienced teacher and organizer, Aurora Shimmering has produced sacred sexuality and ordeal rituals, workshops, events, and scenes since 2002. Whether priestess, assistant, guardian, or witness, her strength lies in sharing knowledge and encouraging others to live up to their fullest potential. Her interests include deepening relationships, integrating Tantra and energy work with sexuality, M/s and D/s relationship dynamics, and spiritual growth through ordeal and BDSM, including bondage, fire play, piercing, and suspension. Aurora is currently an Ambassador for Sacred Mark Sanctuary. Kelly@sacredmarks.com
Abraham Street For more than a decade, Abraham Street has been an educator and facilitator of everything from body modification to spirituality to kink, sometimes merging all three together. Abraham is a performing artist, Reiki master, ritual drummer, and a past professional body mod artist. With interests including BDSM, Tantra, D/s and M/s relationships, rigging and sacred sexuality, Abraham offers his unique and sacred/profane view on subjects ranging from blood play to energy play and beyond. As a Director on the Board for Sacred Mark Sanctuary, he works to help people connect their bodies and spirits through ritual and ordeal. Abraham@sacredmarks.com
Moose Almighty This former circus sideshow entertainer gone professional body modification artist began teaching fire play, play piercing, and cross contamination control as well as performing as a fire dancer/breather and hand drummer within the fetish community back in 2008. After working along side them for many years in 2011 he became the newest ambassador to Sacred Marks Sanctuary and with them as tribe develops rituals which focus around body spirituality. Moose@sacredmarks.com