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Shibari 103: Beautiful Bondage Ties
SubSpace Seattle
Tukwila, WA
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Shibari 103: Beautiful Bondage Ties
Ready to expand your repertoire of beautiful and restrictive ties? Come learn how to tie them with confidence!

In this 3-hour workshop, we'll take a detailed look at a collection of Japanese Rope Bondage ties, including the Two-Rope Gote Shibari (TK/Box Tie), Teppo Shibari (Rifle Tie), and Tengu Shibari (Goblin Tie), focusing on various arm positions, precise rope placement and tension, & several types of frictions. We'll also examine anatomy & safety issues associated with this tie, and learn tips & tricks for tying fluidly & with connection. Finally, we'll take a look at some of the possibilities around 'using up' the remaining rope in decorative ways (kazari).

Prerequisite: You should come to this course with prior, solid familiarity in basic rope bondage skills, be able to confidently tie a reliable, non-collapsing single-column tie, and be able to tie a basic one-rope Gote Shibari. It is definitely appropriate for all genders, sexual orientations, and body types!

To ensure personal attention to each participant, class size will be limited to 8 tying pairs. Due to the small class size, early registration is strongly recommended.

Clothing & Equipment: Please bring 3-4 25'-30' pieces of bondage rope, 5-6mm in diameter, and a blanket or yoga mat to sit & tie on. You should wear clothing comfortable to tie in.

Hemp or Jute rope is recommended. Its also helpful to have some shorter lengths of rope in your kit. Short on rope? Well have a bit extra on hand to loan out to students.

All sexes, genders, ethnicities, sexual orientations and identifications are most welcome!

About the Instructor: Jonathan (Seattle Shibari) is Seattle-based rope artist who ties for photoshoots, performs onstage, and teaches Japanese-style rope bondage. He works to spread appreciation for this beautiful art via his website, and travels regularly to Japan to train with top-level teachers. Jonathan has taught numerous sold-out workshops, and teaches and performs internationally.

No ticket refunds or credit will be given within 14 days of event.


SubSpace Seattle (View)
Will be provided upon ticket purchase
Tukwila, WA 98188
United States



Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


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