Portland Shibari Salon Presents: Shibari 102: Level Up Your Rope Bondage
with Seattle Shibari

Sun, Dec 17, 2023 at 10am

  • 18+
This workshop is sold out—but you can join the waitlist for tickets!

This workshop is sold out—but you can click here to join the waitlist for tickets

This Workshop is Limited to 4 Tying Pairs~

You've got some basic rope bondage skills under your belt—come learn to make it hotter, more connective, and more beautiful with Jonathan & Sappho at Portland Shibari Salon

In this three-hour workshop, we'll explore:

  • Hishi Nawa Creating beautiful diamond patterns in different ties and harnesses
  • Tengu Shibari A beautiful and restraining tie that ties the arms like a bird
  • Booty Ties Because you know you wanna tie the booty
  • Ippon-Nawa Creative rope play using only a single rope
  • Rope Handling Skills for Tying Your Partner Fluidly & Smoothly

We'll examine also anatomy & safety issues associated with rope bondage, and discuss the important issues of consent & negotiation.

This workshop is appropriate for all genders, sexual orientations, and body types! Please wear clothing suitable for tying and being tied in. No nudity, please.

Prerequisite: Tying Participants should be able to easily and reliably tie a secure, non-collapsing single-column tie in a timely and accurate fashion and be familiar with basic rope bondage ties. You should feel comfortable communicating about rope tightness or discomfort with your partner. 

Please bring:

  • (2-3) 26'-30' lengths of soft rope, about 6mm/1/4" in diameter,
  • (2) 13'-15' lengths of soft rope, about 6mm/1/4" in diameter

Need Some Rope? We have high-quality jute bondage rope for sale that can be delivered to you at start of the workshop. Please contact us for details.

This workshop will be limited to 4 tying pairs. Due to the limited size, early registration is recommended. No refunds or credit will be issued within 7 days of the event.

Please note that proof of vaccination is required to attend this event. 

About the Educators:

International rope artist Jonathan (Seattle Shibari)performs on stage, ties for photoshoots, and teaches the art of Japanese-style rope bondage. Jonathan has taught numerous sold-out workshops, and teaches & performs internationally. He holds a high-level teaching license awarded to him by Kinoko Hajime of Tokyo, Japan, and works to spread appreciation for this beautiful art via his website, SeattleShibari.com.

Sappho is an unabashed lover of rope who brings expertise in Latin dance forms and a spirit of sensual inquiry to her kinbaku. She and Jonathan have taught & performed together for several years in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Sappho combines a methodical analysis of physical movement with a deep knowledge of neuro-anatomy in her approach to rope bottoming, and loves to share this knowledge with others.Together with Jonathan, she directs the Portland Shibari Salon.


Portland Shibari Salon

Address Provided Upon Ticket Purchase
Portland, OR 97201