Category Archives: News & Notes


Surface piercing seminar @ Black Lotus Tattoo

This Memorial day weekend I attended Luis Garcia's surface piercing seminar which was held at Black Lotus Tattoo in Baltimore, Maryland. I sat in on Luis's surface piercing class at APP conference and this was a longer, more hands on seminar. I got to watch him perform a couple of surface piercings as well as […]



I am a member of the Association of Professional Piercers!

It seems like only yesterday, but in fact it was 12 years ago that I was sitting at work scrolling through ringsofdesire.com. I remember a section where Elayne Angel recommended piercers. She couldn't suggest anyone from New York City because at the time, no one was a member of the Association of Professional Piercers. I […]



Apply for a scholarship today!

Last year I applied for the Al D. scholarship so that I could attend the APP conference.  Little did I know that attending conference would change so much in my life and at work. I met some amazing piercers and made lots of new friends. Right now there are 2 weeks left to apply for […]



Hands free everything!

Happy New Year everyone!  Hope the holiday's treated you well.  Our new year is off to a great start. We have so much planned and are hopeful that this year will be better than the last! To start off the new year we have upgraded our room with several hands free devices including our purell, […]



Comprehensive Piercing Seminar @ Fakir Intensives

Last week I attended the first ever "Comprehensive Piercing Seminar" at Fakir Intensives.  For 5 days I learned different piercing techniques by shadowing piercers such as Fakir Musafar, Ken Coyote, Ian Bishop, Jef Saunders, Cody Vaughn, Tod Almighty, William Grindatti, and Jori Zan.  I also learned about the history of the body piercing movement, and […]