Shibari 101 with Seattle Shibari - April 20
Shibari 101 with Seattle Shibari - April 20
Shibari 101 with Seattle Shibari - April 20
Shibari 101 with Seattle Shibari - April 20
Shibari 101 with Seattle Shibari - April 20
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Shibari 101 with Seattle Shibari - April 20

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Japanese-style rope bondage is hot, beautiful, and intense. Come learn the basics in a fun, supportive environment with Seattle Shibari!

In this three-hour workshop, we'll explore the fundamentals of Shibari. Expect quality instruction in:

  • Consent & Communication
  • Rope Handling Skills
  • Foundational Shibari Ties and Knots 
  • Ideas for Rope Play 

We'll also examine anatomy & safety issues associated with rope bondage, and learn tips & tricks for tying your partner smoothly. Each duo/couple will receive a handout to accompany the workshop. 

To ensure quality instruction for each student, this workshop is limited to 8 tying pairs.

Prerequisite: None. This workshop is appropriate for all genders, sexual orientations, and body types.

The workshop will be located at Swantown Inn in Olympia.

Please bring: 

  • (2) 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 Rope? We have high-quality jute bondage rope kits available for sale that can be delivered to you at start of the workshop. Please email SeattleShibari@gmail.com for details.

About the Educators: 

International Rope Artist Jonathan (Seattle Shibari) is known for a distinctive and constantly evolving blend of Western & Eastern aesthetics & perspectives in his interpretation of the Art of Rope. He has performed and taught for audiences across the world, including Paris, Rome, London, Shanghai, Los Angeles, Athens, Tokyo, Barcelona, and Bangkok.  With an academic & personal background in Japanese history, culture, and language. Jonathan has made numerous extended pilgrimages to Japan over the last 30 years. Jonathan holds a high-level teaching license from renowned rope artist Hajime Kinoko of Tokyo, Japan, in his style of Kinbaku. 

As a Japanese-style rope bondage teacher, Jonathan brings his professional background in both Western & Japanese teaching methodologies to his unique and entertaining presentation style.  For him, rope is a beautiful & profound form of expression & communication between hearts: ‘the invisible connection between two spirits made visible.’

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 in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Sappho combines a methodical analysis of physical movement with a deep 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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