Water: Raising up

This series of regular evening classes in Seme-nawa is the next level after „EARTH“. After first patterns and routines are established, we are raising up and getting more fluid. In WATER we are dealing with more complex suspension techniques. The course focuses on fluid management of (semi) suspension techniques and suspension with torsion. Rope-Bottoms learn the somatic skills to master more challenging positions in a healthy and enjoyable way. In doing so, we deepen our understanding of Seme-nawa, scrutinise our intentions and learn strategies how to create a scene.

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Evening classes in Seme-nawa, intermediate level

Who is it for?

This workshop is for couples (of all ages and gender constellations) who want to engage more intensively with our interpretation of Kinbaku. Each unit is self-contained and enriches you with a new twist on using erotic bondage in your play.

The basis is the secure mastery of a Takate-kote, designed for torsional loads and routine in the execution of (semi)-suspensions. These are elements that are taught in „EARTH” workshop series. Advanced beginners and changers from other styles are welcome.

Benefits for the participants

… as a Rigger

  • getting fluent with suspensions and more complex line management
  • becoming more creative with your own adaptions of the standard ties
  • understanding important non-technical aspects, such as Ma-ai, timing, communication through rope, and tools to create a shared experience of intimacy

… as a Rope-Bottom

  • increasing your capability to master challenging positions
  • developing a feeling of your emotional and physical limits and positively communicating them
  • allowing the impact of the ropes without giving up your boundaries and center
  • staying connected to your rigger during more challenging ties

Formalities

  • Closed Group of five couples
  • 6 units of 2.5 hrs practice each, twice a month for a period of 3-4 month
  • Tee, coffee and soft drinks are provided
  • Location: Studio 6×6, Berlin-Moabit (detailed address comes with confirmation)
  • Language: English / German

Contribution: 330 € per couple, to be paid in advance

Included: Once a month, Sundays, access to the Open Practice Lab, where you can train under our supervision (from 5-30pm till 8pm): 01.09. // 06.10. // 03.11. // 08.12.

Dates:

Wednesdays, 19:30 – 22:00(ish): 04.09. // 18.09. // 02.10. // 16.10. // 30.10. // 13.11.

Bring along: comfortable, flexible clothing and at least 12 jute ropes, 5 or 6 mm, 7 – 7.6 m lon

==> Notes for participants

Content

Safety and consent * Intention: Creating a session * Ma-ai: The play with distance and proximity, rhythm and pause * Communication through the rope * Further immersion into Kinbaku Luxuria Takate Kote * More third rope variants * Giri-giri position * Use of the Waist Rope * Kata-ashi positions * M-shape position * Yuko-tsuri on Futo-momo * Suspension with torsion (S-shape) * Simple inversion position (Sakasa) * Effective methods to control the partner in suspension * The role of the technique: Speed and safety * Forming the body: expansion, compression and torsion * Influencing feelings and moods through position * Leading and following * Mastering challenging positions

FAQ

I am a total beginner in the rope. Is the workshop suitable for me?

The ongoing course is not designed for total beginners, there is the workshop “From Zero to Patterns and Play“. In order to be able to really participate intensely and to achieve the maximum effect for you, you should master a Takate-kote designed for torsion loads and have first routine in the execution of semi-suspensions.

I do not have a partner. Can I still participate?

The workshop is deliberately advertised for couples. Even if you do not have a bondage partner yet – this is Berlin! Put an Ad in the usual platforms and you will certainly find someone who wants to share the experience with you.

Is switching allowed?

Switching is not “forbidden”, but the program is designed so that there will not be time to duplicate the exercises. We do not want the non-switchers be bored… As the principles are repeated in different exercises, you can of course do the exercises alternately if both partners want to learn actively.

My body is not as flexible as the models on the internet, can I still attend the workshop?

Yes. Kinbaku is the play on the limits of the individual possibilities of the person in the ropes, not the execution of fixed techniques. Important is the willingness of the partner in the rope to be in the rope for the limited time and the willingness of the partner with rope to deal responsibly with this gift. We will practice the techniques and principles in the workshop.