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Akira Naka Rope Performance
The Sweat Spot - A Performing Studio
Silverlake, CA
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Akira Naka Rope Performance
Akira Naka in Los Angeles

June 13-15, 2014

The LA Rope Dojo is proud to announce that Japanese rope master Akira Naka will be making his first visit to the United States June 13-15, 2014. Naka Sensei will be visiting Los Angeles and will be here for a very special, one night only (6/13) performance.

Master "K" and Zetsu, proprietors of the LA Rope Dojo, will be hosting Naka Sensei for his first trip to America. They have arranged for a schedule to allow as many people as possible to experience the beauty of kinbaku (Japanese erotic rope bondage).

The performance will take place on June 13th in Silverlake and will feature Akira Naka with his partner Iroha Shizuki, demonstrating his unique and powerful style of shibari. Following the show, Naka San and Iroha San will be interviewed by Master "K" to discuss the performance as well as Naka San's history in the world of erotic rope bondage.

About Akira Naka

Akira Naka is the sole student of Nureki Chimuo, who recently passed away at the age of 84 and was considered to be one of the greatest of all Japanese rope artists. Naka San studied with Nureki for more than 20 years, learning his style. He has only recently started teaching and this will be the first time Naka's unique approach will be taught in America. Known for his dramatic ties, intense and powerful suspension work, and subtle mastery of power, control, and technique, Naka San's technique can be traced to some of the oldest styles of modern shibari. Whether as a student or a spectator, Naka San, and his fascinating style of kinbaku, will transform the way you see Japanese rope bondage.

About the LA Rope Dojo

Founded in 2013, the LA Rope Dojo has a mission to educate western audiences about the history, practice, and art of Japanese rope bondage. Master "K" has studied the art for more than 40 years and is both a student of Yukimura Haruki (under the name Haru Tora) and the direct and named successor to Urato Hiroshi's school of kinbaku in Japan. Zetsu has been deshi to Master "K" since 2008 and is also a member of Yukimura Haruki's school of kinbaku (under the name Haru Yutaka). Both hold teaching licenses (menkyo) from Yukimura Sensei, permitting them to teach his school of kinbaku, two of only a handful of westerners to be given that honor and the only licensed instructors in the US.


The Sweat Spot - A Performing Studio (View)
3327 West Sunset Blvd
Silverlake, CA 90026
United States

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Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret
Arts > Performance

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


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