Category: About Shibari

The Purposes of Shibari

Shibari can serve several different purposes. Whether you’re going to do a scene, a performance, an art installation, or even if you’re going to use it privately, it is important that you take a moment to consider which of the purposes of Shibari you’re going to emphasize in this particular experience. Shibari can have an…
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Shibari in the Bedroom

Shibari can be very complex at times. For example, when a scene is about suspension, or when it includes additional elements, such as lightning, motion, or music. However, Shibari is something you can also practice at home. Actually, it is a good idea to bring Shibari in the bedroom, where it can add a special…
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Shashinshu

Shashinshu, in its simplest terms, means “photo collection” or “photobook”. In the context of Shibari, it refers to a series of photographs that relate to each other for some reason. For example, because the same model appears in all of them. You can also document every step of a Shibari or suspension scene. Moreover, you…
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The Future of Shibari

What is the future of Shibari? First of all, we must say that Shibari in its traditional form is not likely to disappear. Even though we live in a world which values novelty, the truth is that traditions can remain vigorous, as long as practitioners remain passionate about them. And that’s exactly the case with…
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Types of Submissive

In any BDSM practice there are two main roles: dominant, called “dom,” and submissive, referred to as “sub”. When Shibari is part of a BDSM dynamic, the bottom (the person being tied) is usually a submissive. Now, not all subs are the same. For the success of any scene, it is important to understand the…
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Shibari without Ropes

Shibari is risky. From the friction produced by the ropes to the risk of nerve damage, it is a practice where many things can go wrong. On the other hand, bondage is one of the most preferred and accepted kinks. Even many people who are not into BDSM like the idea of bondage and restraint.…
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Sex Menu

Japanese bondage offers two different versions. Shibari focuses on the aesthetic value of the scene, as well as in the emotional connection among participants. Kinbaku, on the other hand, keeps a stronger focus on the erotic aspects of the scene, and is frequently sexual, whether it is only by including some teasing and arousal elements,…
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Setting Up a Shibari Scene

If you want to bring out all the potential of a Shibari scene for sensuality and fun, you need to know how to set up a Shibari scene. It’s not too complicated. However, it does take planning and thinking. But you can be sure it will be worth it! It’s not a matter of filling…
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Tsuri

In the context of Shibari, “Tsuri” means suspension. So, it refers to any scene in which the bottom is lifted above the ground. Tsuri is the most difficult type of scene in Shibari. Therefore, only professional riggers with a thorough knowledge of ropes and knots should attempt to do it. Additionally, a bottom should only…
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Recording a Shibari Scene

In a time when every cell phone is a camera, recording a Shibari scene is very easy. However, it’s not just a matter of technical feasibility. There are many important factors you should consider when recording a Shibari scene. First of all, all participants in the scene should consent to having pictures or video taken.…
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