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Practicing Shibari Without a Partner

Practicing shibari without a partner is no detriment; in fact, it is an opportunity—and you should take advantage of it. You are just starting in the shibari world. You have your ropes, you have taken the course, visited a dojo and practiced in this context. At this stage, you have even enjoyed a play. However,…
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Shibari for Beginners

Shibari for beginners: have you ever thought about practicing this art with your partner? Nowadays more people than you can imagine are practicing it. Or, at the very least, reflecting whether doing it or not. In general, people do not usually have any idea of what it involves. The Most Basic of the Basics: a…
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MFP Rope

MFP rope comes for multifilament polypropylene, which is a synthetic fiber. This rope is waterproof and resistant to most oils and lubricants. Unlike dyed ropes, this type comes braided with different pre-colored fiber, so the color remains vibrant and does not bleed or fade. MFP and Decorative Shibari People in decorative shibari prefer this type…
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Which Rope is Best for Shibari?

Which rope is best for shibari? As you might know by now, shibari means binding or tying. So deciding which rope is best for tying is crucial. This is a very common question when you are just starting in this practice, but there is not a specific answer. There is not a specific rope for…
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Nylon Rope

The nylon rope is another type of rope for shibari. People who practice Western shibari are pretty related to this type; it is the favorite one for most Americans. Moreover, decorative shibari has also a wide range of rope kinds. In particular, this practice focuses on the colored rope and its different sizes. This allows…
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Hemp Rope

Hemp rope is commonly in Japanese shibari. People refer to this type of rope as asanawa, which translates to”hemp rope”: “asa” (hemp) and “nawa” (rope). Japanese Shibari avoids synthetic ropes, so they normally use yute or hemp ones. Contrastingly, Western rope bondage uses some synthetic types such as nylon. In addition, they also employ cotton…
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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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The Double Column Tie

The double column tie is probably the most classic way of tying in shibari. You will often see it in movies, photographs, and scenes. It is one of the most useful ties. Participants use it for tying any tow columns: wrists, ankles, wrist to ankles, thighs, calves, a wrist to a thigh, and a wrist…
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Interaction Types in Shibari

There are plenty interaction types in shibari. Many people practice this discipline around the world—but there is not a single, monolithic, way of doing it. Everything depends on each individual or partner. Every rope interaction will be different; for this reason, it is very hard categorize them. However, categorizing shibari into different types can help…
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