Workshop: Tying for Connection

When:
January 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2016-01-23T13:00:00-08:00
2016-01-23T16:00:00-08:00
Where:
CSPC Main Space
1602 15th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119
USA
Cost:
$75 (per duo); $70 (per duo) in advance
Contact:

774-1A Cord that Tethers Two Hearts: Tying for Connection
A Bondage Workshop with Jonathan of SeattleShibari.Com

This workshop is sold out. Please contact [email protected] for information about the waiting list.

Purchase tickets in advance here.
Attendance is limited to 10 duos, in order to ensure personal attention to each participant.

Come learn to make your rope play hotter, deeper, and more intimate in a fun, playful, supportive class.

Fancy ties are cool, but for many people, the real attraction of doing rope is the powerful feelings of intimacy, power, and surrender it evokes. In this three-hour class, we’ll explore safe, beautiful, and effective ways to move away from just putting knots on your partner, and build skill and intuition for ‘tying the spirit.’

Drawing especially on the traditional and beautiful ties found in the Japanese art of Shibari/Kinbaku, and core physical partner skills found in martial arts and dance, we’ll explore exercises for building intimacy with rope.

We’ll also learn basic knots and ties needed to make your rope look and feel sexy on your partner, and of course, examine safety issues as well.

Tops: This is a great class for learning those precise tying and key ‘soft skills’ for making a rope scene hot.

Bottoms: This is a great class for learning how to mesh and connect with your partner in rope! Expect to spend the majority of the class getting plenty of hands on practice in a friendly, non-competitive environment.

There is no prerequisite for this course, and it is definitely appropriate for all genders, sexual orientations, and body types.

Equipment & Dress: Vanilla to the door.
Rope tops will need to bring:
(5) 24’- 30’ pieces of 6mm rope.
Hemp or jute is recommended, but synthetic rope is fine.

Don’t have any rope? We’ll have a little extra on hand for use, and Twisted Monk will be vending his excellent bondage rope before the class.

Attendees must be 18+.

Questions may be directed to: [email protected]

About the Educator:
Jonathan (SeattleShibari) is a Seattle-based rope artist who performs, ties for photo shoots, and teaches Japanese-style rope bondage. Together with his partner O, he is dedicated to doing his part to spread appreciation for this beautiful art in the Pacific Northwest via his website, SeattleShibari.com. Jonathan has taught numerous sold-out workshops in Seattle, and travels regularly to train with internationally respected senior-level kinbaku teachers and performers.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Sex Positive Culture.