We had a fun Jam on the 18th. Here are some pics from the night.
What is Shibari? There seems to be a good deal of confusion on what is and isn’t shibari an even what the word means. Is it the right word? Is it a legitimate usage? Should I use Kinbaku instead?
I was reminded recently about a bottoming class I taught at the start of lockdown 1.0 and as we enter lockdown 3.0 I’m wondering; will I ever feel that confident in my bottoming abilities again? Because right now I certainly don’t. Inactivity, insomnia, naps, furlough, too many snacks, lack of routine and socialisation, have meant that the great intentions I had to use the time at home to tie more with my partner went out the window. Neither of us quite feeling it at any give time. The adage ‘tomorrow never comes’ comes to mind.
We'd like to give a huge thank you to everyone involved in the opening of studio Kokoro. So many people, old friends and new have contributed to making it a possibility.
Kokoro (Japanese: 心) and means 'heart', 'mind', 'emotion', 'spirit', 'soul', we feel is a good sentiment for our studio. Studio Kokoro is something of a dream for us but one we're now making reality. Like everything in our life this is a partnership and a shared dream to which we bring complimentary skills and ambitions. [...]