Workshops are designed for larger class sizes and are between 90 minutes and 3 hours in length.

Building a Rope Scene

Much shibari instruction focuses on technique or instruction, usually limited to single ties or transitions between them. In this class, we will walk through the basics of how to construct a rope scene from before the ropes go on to after they come off. One...

Creating Headspace for Rope: From the Sensual to the Sadistic

This class focuses on using rope to build a space for the bottom that combines the physical (the tie itself) with the psychological (headspace for both the top and bottom) to literally create a “rope headspace” constructed around feelings of mutual gra...

Fundamentals of Kinbaku Photography

This class examines the connection between rope and images, exploring the various ways you can make your rope and model look great. We will examine three different approaches to photographing kinbaku, examining the connection between ties, positioning, ...

How to Do Things With Words: Kotobazeme (Word Torment)

With a look, a word, or even by simply moving away, a rope top can dramatically change the energy of a scene, intensity or create a headspace, or deepen their connection with their partner.  This class will focus on the use of words, touch, looks, ...

Humiliation Ties

So often we focus on the physical aspects of kinbaku, while paying less attention to profound and intense psychological effects our ties may have.  In this class, we explore the fundamentals of Shūchi nawa or “shame rope.”  Ties that create feelings of exp...

Predicament Ties

For creative rope tops there is no greater thrill than constructing a tie that leaves their bottom with a choice between two (or more) options, both of which challenge them physically or psychologically. Relieving discomfort in one area creates discomfort...