Seattle Shibari Presents Shibari 102: Level Up Your Rope Bondage
with Jonathan & Sappho

Sun, Mar 31 at 10am

  • 18+
Tying Pair (Admits 2 People)
$100.00
plus fees
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You've got some basic rope bondage skills under your belt—come learn to make it hotter, more connective, and more beautiful with Jonathan & Sappho of Seattle Shibari!

In this three-hour workshop, we'll explore:

  • Hishi -Nawa Creating beautiful diamond patterns in different ties and harnesses
  • Ippon-Nawa Creative rope play using only a single piece of rope
  • Tengu Shibari A beautiul & restraining tie that doesn't  put the hands behind the back
  • Booty Ties Because you know you wanna tie the booty
  • Rope Handling Skills for Tying Your Partner Fluidly & Smoothly

We'll examine also anatomy & safety issues associated with rope bondage, and discuss the important issues of consent & negotiation.

This workshop is appropriate for all genders, sexual orientations, and body types! Please wear clothing suitable for tying and being tied in. No nudity, please.

Prerequisite: Tying Participants should be able to easily and reliably tie a secure, non-collapsing single-column tie in a timely and accurate fashion, and be able to tie a basic rope bondage ties such as chest harness in a timely & accurate fashion.  You should feel comfortable communicating about rope tightness or discomfort with your partner. 

Please bring:

  • (2-3) 26'-30' lengths of soft rope, about 6mm/1/4" in diameter
  • (2) 13'-15' lengths of soft rope, about 6mm/1/4" in diameter

Need Some Rope? We have high-quality jute bondage rope for sale that can be delivered to you at start of the workshop. Please contact us for details.

This workshop will be limited to 8 tying pairs. Due to the limited size, early registration is recommended. No refunds or credit will be issued within 7 days of the event.

Please note that proof of vaccination is required to attend this event. 

About the Presenters

Jonathan (SeattleShibari) is an international rope artist who performs onstage, ties for art collaborations, and teaches the art of Shibari/Kinbaku. A 13-year practitioner of the art, he performs and teaches regularly  for sold-out audiences across the world. Traveling  yearly to Japan for continuing immersion in his own studies, he meshes a distinctive and constantly evolving blend of Western & Eastern aesthetics & perspectives in his interpretation of the art. He holds a high-level teaching license from Kinoko Hajime, and works to spread his art at his website SeattleShibari.com.

Sappho is an unabashed lover of rope who brings expertise in Latin dance forms and a spirit of sensual inquiry to her kinbaku. She and Jonathan have taught & performed together for five years in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Sappho combines a methodical analysis of physical movement with a deep professional knowledge of neuro-anatomy in her approach to rope bottoming, and loves to share this knowledge with others. Together with Jonathan, she directs activities at the Portland Shibari Salon.


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