Consent, Power Exchange, and the Myth of “Just Say No”

A lot of folx in the kink scene enjoy playing with Power Exchange in their scenes. These can be an empowering and positive vehicle for exploring vulnerability and trust within mutually consenting partnerships.  But are you fetishising implicit power imbalances? Or are you attracted to freely given and explicitly negotiated exchanges of power?  The internetContinue reading “Consent, Power Exchange, and the Myth of “Just Say No””

We stand in solidarity with the George Floyd protests and the black community worldwide.

We stand in solidarity with the George Floyd protests and the black community worldwide. Some thoughts from Anatomie: The rope and kink community in London is predominantly white, and while this is rapidly changing over the last few years, there is still a noticeable lack of diversity in images and educators that doesn’t reflect theContinue reading “We stand in solidarity with the George Floyd protests and the black community worldwide.”

Nerve Damage Flyer – New and updated!

We have finally reviewed and re-written the nerve damage flyer with up to date and practical information. The information has been proofed by a medical doctor who practices shibari so we are confident in the information provided. Click here to download a high res free PDF. New drawings commissioned from Elsa Depont.

Private tuition slots and more virtual live classes!

After a very successful first beginners class last Thursday, we are excited to bring you further live classes! We have added private tuition slots with either Fred or Anna over the next 3 weeks, and we have added another Thursday beginners session open for complete novices and the curious. Additionally we have added two moreContinue reading “Private tuition slots and more virtual live classes!”

Lockdown: Update on studio activities and how you can support us

Hi all, Since the government has announced a lockdown we will extend our closure until April 13th (for now) and keep you posted on updates. Our shop remains open for orders, and we’ll endeavour to get order out as quickly as we can – this is the best way to support us in this time,Continue reading “Lockdown: Update on studio activities and how you can support us”

Anatomie Live! Our Classes, Livestreamed.

Since we cannot welcome you into our physical space at the moment, we thought we would bring you a taste of Anatomie directly to your living room! We are bringing you a taste of Anatomie directly to your living room! Since we cannot welcome you into our physical space at the moment, we have decidedContinue reading “Anatomie Live! Our Classes, Livestreamed.”

Covid-19 : Studio Closure

Hi folks, as anticipated, we have decided to close the studio until the end of March (at least) due to Covid-19. We shall keep you posted on any news and announcements over the next few weeks, in the meantime please stay safe! Our online store will remain open for orders as usual over at http://www.shibaristore.com.Continue reading “Covid-19 : Studio Closure”

We’re in the Evening Standard!

We’re so excited about this fantastic article in the Evening Standard! It’s an honest and open minded no-nonsense article about our Thursday evening beginners classes and we are so proud to have been featured here. Thank you Molly for the write-up! Click here for the complete article.