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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

  • attach a suspension line safely to a ring or bamboo

  • explore the basic mechanics and dynamics of semi-suspension

  • basic semi-suspensions

  • playing with endurance and balance (predicament bondage)

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. It is and advantage if you know how to make a TK chest harness, but you can perfectly attend this class if you don't.

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 a workshop: we cannot provide you with a rope partner. Please try to find a partner at our Shibari Night, other rope events or put an ad on social media.

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