Using bamboo in shibari

урок по использованию бамбука в шибари

The combination of rope and bamboo in shibari provides interesting opportunities.
In this lesson, we will consider three main areas of using bamboo:
— as part of a bond to strengthen it and, including, create an additional load-bearing structure;
— as a support for fixing in certain poses (analogue of blocks and struts);
— as a suspension point, allowing to solve spatial problems and create aesthetic poses.
Let’s start the lesson by looking at two basic ways to attach bamboo to the human body.

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Shibari basic knots and mounts

урок базовые узлы шибари

Shibari uses a few simple knots.
This lesson is devoted to the main knots and methods of attaching the rope to the harness and to the suspension point.
Here we will consider not so much the nodes as the nuances of their application.
Most of the lesson is about tying the rope to the harness and attaching to the fixation point, which is critical if you are working with suspensions or semi-suspensions.
I draw your attention to the fact that the options for knots for binding Single Column tie are discussed in detail in the corresponding lesson.

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Shibari introductory lesson

базовый урок шибари

This shibari lesson is an overview.
It will talk about what is shibari, what are the risks, what places on the human body are more or less safe to connect, how to reduce the risk of injury, what to do if an injury has occurred and many other issues.
Please listen to this lesson carefully. It is important to understand that the private opinion of the instructor is expressed here, that each person is unique and that there are always several options for making any kind of bondage.

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Shibari face up static suspension

Статический подвес шибари лицом вверх

Face-up static suspension
With this lesson, we continue our training in the practice of hanging in shibari. Here we repeat the shibari scheme for linking the chest and legs. The main thing in this lesson is the skill of softly bringing the model into suspension and working with the center of gravity.

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Static face down shibari suspension

Статический подвес шибари лицом вниз

Face-down static suspension.
With this lesson, we continue our training in the practice of suspending in shibari. Here we repeat the shibari scheme for binding the chest and legs. The main thing in this lesson is the skill of softly bringing the model into suspension and working with the center of gravity.

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Shibari suspension basics: side suspension

простой боковой подвес шибари

Static side suspension
With this lesson, I propose to start learning to practice suspending in shibari. Here we repeat the shibari scheme for linking the chest and legs, consider a simple scheme for tying the thigh. The main thing in this lesson is the skill of softly bringing the model into suspension and working with the center of gravity.

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Shibari leg and hip binding patterns

схемы связывания ног и бёдер в шибари

Another way to tie your legs and hips.
In this lesson we will look at several additional schemes for tying the legs or hips. The goal of this lesson is to consolidate the understanding and technique of linking the simplest patterns and using them in shibari.

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Additional shibari hand binding patterns

схема шибари флейта и страппадо

Other patterns of hand binding in shibari.
Additional lessons # 1 — in this lesson we’ll look at a few additional hand-binding patterns: «flute» (shakuhachi) and » strappado » (strappado) . The goal of this lesson is to consolidate the understanding and technique of linking the simplest patterns and using them in shibari.

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Additional shibari hand binding patterns

Teppo and Wakizarashi схема шибари

Teppo and Wakizarashi shape
In this lesson, we will fix the skill of linking the simplest shibari patterns using a combination of basic patterns. Teppo is a harness in which one arm is laid behind the back from above and the other from below. A diagonal is formed behind the back, resembling a weapon placed behind the back. Teppo — in Japanese means a gun. Wakizarashi means arms folded behind the head. In Europe, this position is called the «rabbit» (bunny).

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