Rope intensives are designed for small groups of students (4 to 6 couples) and are between 4 and 6 hours in length.

Intermediate Yukimura Ryu: Aibu Nawa 2 (愛撫縄)

Aibu Nawa 2 is an intermediate class in Yukimura Haruki’s unique style of kinbaku (aibu nawa).  We begin with a quick refresher on two fundamental ties, the Yukimura wrist tie and his gote, before proceeding to learning a series of four different pat...

Introduction to Yukimura Ryu: Aibu Nawa (愛撫縄)

Aibu Nawa is the term used to describe the “caressing style” of Yukimura ryuu.  As a school of kinbaku that focuses primarily on communication between partners, Yukimura ryuu explores the ways that rope can be used as a medium for that communication and h...

Kinbaku 101: Introduction to Japanese Erotic Rope Bondage

Kinbaku 101 is an intensive seminar designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of kinbaku.  We cover basics, including types of rope and safety as well as a series of hands on ties, providing a set of skills that will allow students to construct ...

Partial Suspensions

Halfway between groundwork and suspension is one of the more interesting forms of kinbaku, the “partial” suspension.  In this style of kinbaku, we utilize a hard point to lift of suspend a part of the body to add tension, stress, intensity or dram...

Satsueikai: Kinbaku Photography Intensive

Satsueikai is a meeting of photographers who come together to shoot the work of a single bakushi and model.  The workshops are 4 hours in length and usually feature 6-8 different ties or poses.  Photographers are given a period of free or open shooting, f...