"The number-one piece of required reading for anyone who plans to have rope on their body." --Topologist, rope bondage instructor
The pioneering book on getting tied up for fun, from bedroom play to advanced suspensions. You'll learn all about finding the right partner for rope bondage (aka shibari or kinbaku), types of rope bondage scenes, avoiding injuries, pain processing, and the 7 Helpful Skills of Rope Bottoming, including Mindfulness, Being Prepared, and Communicating With Your Rope Top. You'll also learn how to evaluate a suspension hardpoint for safety and much more Sprinkled throughout are photos plus true stories of rope bondage scenes that went wrong and scenes that went right. You'll also find a list of valuable rope bottoming resources. If you're interested in rope bondage, shibari, or kinbaku, whether in the bedroom, at a BDSM club or dungeon, or even in front of an audience, this guide is a must-read.