Category: FAQ

Why Do People Enjoy Being Tied Up?

Why do people enjoy being tied up? This question is the counterpart of another common question: why do people enjoy tying someone up? These questions follow one another. Everything has to do with people’s preferences and desires. In this entry I will illuminate some of the possible answers behind the first one. Why Do People…
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Why Would You Enjoy Tying Someone Up?

When people first hear about shibari, the first thing they question is why would you enjoy tying someone up? Shibari is a Japanese word that means binding or tying. It is a BDSM practice that involves decorative bondage. Many people are interested in learning. Some others do not understand why the person would enjoy tying…
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Floor Bondage

There are great shibari scenes where floor bondage takes place. Unlike what you might think, shibari is not only about suspension. Floor bondage refers to acts that use the floor as a platform. People consider it a mild BDSM activity. Nevertheless, it can be as tough and dangerous as suspensions. If you do not do…
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Dungeon Monitors

Most public play venues where you can practice shibari name a DMs, which stands for Dungeon Monitors. These figures volunteer to help monitor the space. The reason for this is that shibari can be a dangerous activity; it is one of the few BDSM practices that can actually kill or disable. Every year, in both…
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Shibari in Public

Rope bondage has become very famous around the world, thus every day there are new spaces where you can perform a shibari in public. In order to perform shibari in public, there are some important things that you need to be aware of. Remember that, in every scene, safety is key. Shibari in Public: No.…
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Am I Fit For Shibari?

Am I fit for shibari? At some point of another, most practitioners of this discipline have had the same question, especially in relation to certain body types. For example, have you questioned yourself what type of body you should have in order to practice this art? How about height? How about complexion? Must you be…
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Misconceptions About Shibari

There are plenty of misconceptions about shibari, as you can already tell from our entry on its myths. In the following paragraphs we will further the examples on how people assume certain characteristics of this practice. The reason to do so is for you to be as well-versed in this universe as possible so you…
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Shibari Scene Roles

The dominance and submission is a negotiated relationship where each person takes a role: these are shibari scene roles. Typically, one is the dominant, the person who is the leader, makes decisions, and drives the force. Complementarily, the other person takes the role of the submissive, the one who obeys. Why they do this, you…
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The Rope End Issue: How to Solve it

The rope end issue is, unfortunately, very common in this material. However, there is an equally common way to solve it. We all know that people have used rope around the world for numerous applications. People have used rope for as long as history can remember. Since the beginning of times, humans had the need…
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Bonding with Shibari

Bonding with shibari is one of the many benefits that this disciple can give you: it truly gives you more than you think. Even though it is a sexual practice in essence, it will open many significant doors for you and in your relations. Superficially, most of the times, we only get to know the…
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