Intro to Emotional Transitions
Rigger Odys & Ferox
10:00 - 11:30am
Top & Bottom Focused
The often heard saying rope is not about rope is rooted in the essence of Kinbaku. Kinbaku is often understood is a way to tie a mind to free emotions. We will explore emotional aspects of Kinbaku from the ground up. We will begin with floor shapes meant to induce a range of emotions from playful (asobi) and shameful to torturous and painful (seme). We will then add the uplines to these shapes to turn them into partial suspensions to add emotional transitions that re-enforce the desired intent. Depending on the pace of the participants we will focus on: Depending on the pace of the participants we will focus on few of these: - Floor positioning in Gote; - Ebi - Reverse Ebi - Crab binding
Basic rope safety for both partners, fundamental tying techniuqes, two-rope gote/TK/box tie and basic upline management for tops, some experience with predicament bondage for bottoms. Tools: 7-8 hanks of 8m ropes.