Go from zero to hero in just 4 weeks time with our uopcoming Autumn course!
– Single and double column ties
– Rope flow. movement & sensation
– ‘One-rope’ freestyle techniques for play and restriction
– Introduction to frictions, joining ropes & creative tying
– A variety of one and two rope structural harnesses (bunny ears, tengu, arm binder, gote, futomomo)
– Introduction to the Takate Kote
– Playing on the floor & bedroom bondage ties
Info & tickets here.
Back to School!
Fall in love with rope with us this Autumn!
We offer a welcoming, inclusive and relaxed atmosphere with dedicated and passionate instructors. Whether you are solo, on a budget, have no experience or are simply curious about what it’s all about, we have a range of events and classes to suit you.
Start your journey with us on a Thursday during our beginners evenings, and discover the ropes in a social and relaxed environment where you can make friends and learn.
We also offer a range of workshops for those who wish to progress onto more advanced techniques. Join our foundation courses (there is a t0tal of 4) and progress from the very basics all the way up to dynamic suspensions and transitions.
Come be a part of our healthy and thriving community of shibari enthusiasts!
We are delighted to announce that Fuoco is back in town for her annual February visit and she will be teaching 3 short evening classes on rope bottoming! Most of the classes are suitable for newbies as well as all levels. And some do not require a partner at all!
For information on class content, dates, prices and to book tickets, please see below!
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Your Body In Ropes – With Fuoco (body awareness for rope) – ticket link here.
Vetting Your Rigger – With Fuoco – ticket link here.
Listen Up: Exploring communication in rope for better rope scenes – ticket here.
Have you missed the boat on our Discover Shibari course this year? Don’t sweat, we’re bringing it back in 2019 and have announced the dates well in advance.
The workshop description and ticket links are all posted online over here.
We recommend you book early to avoid disappointment as this course usually books months in advance!
Wonderful review of our last ‘So You Want To Get Tied?’ class by one of the attendees! Read the full writing here!
“The workshop was described as being for beginners (but open to others with greater levels of experience also) so in the interactive discussions that followed we heard from many different perspectives – I’d expected the attendees to be mostly bottoms and submissives but there were several switches present, as well as some tops/riggers who wanted to explore the other side of the dynamic to inform their rigging approach or for their own personal journeys.
Anna was a very engaging presenter, whose own experience as a rope bottom and lately a rigger, allowed her to bring the material to life with anecdotes and experiences she was generous about sharing.”
“There were few firm ‘do’ and ‘don’t’ lessons – rather than saying “never do this”, the focus was on educating ourselves to be able to make informed decisions about our own appetite for risk and respecting the boundaries of others.”
Full article here.
Interested in getting tied? Curious about rope bottoming and want to learn more? Want to learn actual practical skills? AWESOME! We have you covered!
Join us Friday September 14th for our next ‘So You Want To Get Tied?’ class! Tickets over here.
‘The Synergetic Rope Bottoming Approach’ is back! Tickets (FREE) are over here.
It’s a complete ‘back to school’ month for us at Anatomie! Take advantage of our workshops catering to a variety of levels and interests. Our full list of workshops coming in September can be found below, some have pre-requisites, some don’t, some are suitable for folks coming on their own, some require a partnership. Check it out!
Click on the photos to read the full descriptions and pre-requites!
Intro to suspension
Discover the pleasure of air time in this weekend intensive with studio owners Fred and Anna! Tickets here.
Come take advantage of our many years of experience bottoming in rope and gain the tools, vocabulary and confidence to have amazing rope experiences. Tickets here.
Special Workshops (with guest presenters)
Our special workshops (by guest presenters) are very popular and sometimes tickets sell out within minutes so if you’re not on the mailing list you risk not being able to get a ticket. If you wish to be added to our mailing list send us an email to email@example.com with the subject header ‘Subscribe’.
Weekend Intensive with FredRx – tickets here.
Hands Up! Hands free chest harnesses for suspension with Anna Bones – tickets here.
“Floored” exploring floor work with Anatomie’s own MnR and GoddessInRope – tickets here.
Total newbie? Not sure where to start? We’ve got you! Every Thursday we host a beginners Rope Jam where you can learn the basics and make friends for £10 per person (tea, coffee and ropes included). If you’re looking for structured classes, we have a semi-regular full weekend workshop called Discover Shibari, as well as a myriad of classes open to beginners and all levels – they are all listed here.
Mainly interested in getting tied rather than tying? Learn about the ins and outs of rope bottoming/modelling at ‘So You Want To Get Tied?’ classes! Join us on Thursday’s for our beginners Rope Jam where you can pair up with others wanting to learn to tie. You can also book into Discover Shibari as a solo attendee and do the workshop as a rope bottom – there’s plenty of material for rope bottoms in that class (and in most of our classes).
On a deadline to become an expert? We can help too. We have a set of 3 progressive courses that’ll take you from zero to suspensions and transitions. If the schedule doesn’t work out for you, we also provide private one-on-one tuition.
Flying solo? You don’t need a partner to join our Rope Jams and Community Classes. Some workshops have individual tickets on sale too. If you want to find a partner, come to a Rope Jam and get to know your community.
On a budget? Our Community Classes are pay-what-you-can donation based and most of our evening classes cost under £50 (for two). And our Rope Jams cost as little as £8 per person, you can make friends, practice what you know and learn from other attendees.
Don’t meet the pre-requisites for classes? That’s cool! A lot of our workshops in 2018 are open to all levels. Our Community Classes also don’t pre-requisites, neither do our Rope Jams. But if you want to learn the pre-requisites for the advanced classes, you can for as a little as £45.
Just want to watch? That’s possible too! We have a monthly life-drawing evening called Drawn to Rope for the artists out there and regular performance nights for the curious. Our Rope Jams are also a good place to sit back and enjoy the view over a cup of tea (it’s free).
For a complete list of our 2018 events, check out our calendar over here.
Our Discover Shibari weekends have sold our for 2018 so we are introducing two extra date to carry out ‘mini’ Discover Shibari workshops for those who missed out on our original weekend beginners courses!
Dates: Sunday September 30th & Sunday December 9th.
This a condensed version of the complete course, we will be giving your all the fundamental tools of shibari for you to have fun, play, and progress in your journey. This is still a very complete workshop, the one think we will not be covering in depth is the Takate Kote, but we host semi-regular Takate Kote evening intensive crash courses throughout the year so you can book into one of those if you feel you need even more technique.
To book onto our mini-Discover Shibari workshops, it’s right over here!
We’re sharing the below images from Togetherness Festival last year where Sophia and I (Anna) taught to a mainstream audience. There were about 160 people in the class, we had to use a microphone to teach as we introduced topics of kink, BDSM, rope and power exchange to people who had never thought about these topics and even to people who were skeptical about the topics. It was incredible, one of my favourite teaching moments, and Sophia was incredible as always.
One of the most striking differences between teaching within the rope or kink community and mainstream events is the awareness about consent. We really had to speak about this a lot more than we would normally have to in rope/kink communities. And even then there was a consent incident in our class which we had to address during the event.