Category: Getting Started

It Depends on the Individual

People usually think that the experience of tying people is the same in every situation and with every partner. However, the experience depends on the individual. Physical differences and limitations are a variant in the experience of the scene. The scene will be different with each individual although you are making the same routine. It…
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Things People Love About Shibari

Shibari comes from the Japanese word that means “binding” or “tying”. It is a Japanese style of bondage. There are many things people love about Shibari. A lot of people who come across Shibari or Kinbaku end up mesmerized by the detailed knotwork. Additionally, they find in Shibari a way to communicate their feelings with…
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The Language of Rope

Shibari is not only a matter of tying and knots. Shibari has to do with the feeling and the energy flow with your partner. Most people think that learning elaborated knots and elaborated ways of tying is what Shibari is about. Although safety, a good technique and the appropriate equipment are vital, Shibari is more…
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Three Major Negotiations in Shibari

If you are interested in rope bondage, a good starting point is to learn about the three major negotiations in shibari. To begin with, before doing anything with someone else, you need to take your time and discuss mutual expectations. In addition, you must alway focus on consent. It is very important for both partners…
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Boundaries and Limits in Shibari

There are boundaries and limits in shibari and, in contrast to what you might be thinking, these are healthy and necessary for its practice. Hearing the word “boundaries” or “limits” may sound like a restriction or obstacle. Some times, people associate these to something negative, like if it limits your expression or the experience. In…
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