Explore the basic building blocks of Japanese bondage further in these 4 hour classes at Shibari Lounge in Antwerp.

Marc BeShibari and Shibarista Jess will guide you in discovering the aesthetics and basic techniques of this intimate form of rope play.

After these sessions you will be able to safely tie several basic patterns, with attention on technique and aesthetics of course, but especially focusing on the experience you will have together with your (rope-) partner.

 

Building Block 1 : Gote / Takate Kote

  • refreshing already learnt techniques focus on rope handling, interaction in the couple, creativity, competence

  • Takate kote (TK), the basic shibari harness

  • risks of rope bondage: how to recognize and how to prevent?

  • Ebi & gyaku-ebi: playing with the TK and learnt techniques

 

For whom?

This workshop aims at couples with a first experience in Shibari, who want get to know the basic techniques better. You have done the Introduction to Shibari parts I & II with us or you have learned elsewhere how to do a single column tie and how to use tension, contra tension and frictions.

 

 

Building Block 2: Uplines & Semi-suspension

  • answers & refresh of TK

  • to tie a suspension line and attach it to a ring or bamboo

  • basic semi-suspensions

  • predicament bondage - playing with endurance and balance

For whom?

This workshop is for couples with some experience in Shibari. You are confident with a single column tie, tension, contra tension and frictions. You know how to make a TK chest harness.

 

Building Block 3: Futo & Tengu

  • Different takes on futomomo shibari

  • Tengu Shibari

  • Several positions and predicaments with these patterns

For whom?

This workshop is for couples with some experience in Shibari. You are confident with a single column tie, tension, contra tension and frictions. You know how to make a TK chest harness and an upline. You already have some experience with semisuspension.

 

Building Block 4: Hip harness & leg ties

  • Gunslinger harness & full hip harness

  • semisuspension with these patterns

For whom?

This workshop is for couples with some experience in Shibari. You are confident with a single column tie, tension, contra tension and frictions. You know how to make a TK chest harness and an upline. You already have some experience with semisuspension.

 

 

Registration:

Price of each workshop is 120€ per couple.

Only per couple. Switching during the workshop is not allowed.

If you are single and want to attend the workshop:

- try to find a partner yourself at our Shibari Night, other rope events or put an ad on social media.

- mail us your info,  if you are lucky we can pair you with another candidate.

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