What Skills and Qualities Should a Good Rope Teacher Have?

In my past life I was a primary school teacher. I quit a few years ago to pursue other interests, but I always said that teaching was in my soul. And what do you know? Here I am, embarking on a whole other teaching journey: teaching shibari to adults. As a trained teacher, I amContinue reading “What Skills and Qualities Should a Good Rope Teacher Have?”

11 Tips to Help you Get Really Good at Tying

You’ve tried a taster class, but what next? Maybe you’ve been tying at home for a while, learning from YouTube videos and improvising, but don’t feel confident attempting suspension yet. When you watch other people suspending, they make it look effortless, and wondering how. Here are 11 tips on how to get really good at tying.

Feel the fear and do it anyway: advice for people over 40 (from people over 40) in the kink scene

Navigating the kink scene is generally a great mix of exciting and daunting. If you’re discovering your kinky side when you’re no longer a 20- or 30-something, though, there is a unique set of challenges that you might face. Here is our advice for people over 40 (from people over 40) on how to navigate the kink scene. 

How to Approach your First Kink Event if you are Flying Solo

Going to your first kink event can be pretty  intimidating, but what if you’re planning on going alone? Potentially even more nail-biting. We’ve been there, so here are our top tips for making the most of your first time, especially if you’re flying solo.

2020-21: what have we been up to?

As the year draws to a close, we are taking the chance to look back at some of our achievements since locking down in March 2020. We wish to thank our incredible team who have stuck it out with us during these tough times, despite both personal and collective challenges. We are also very gratefulContinue reading “2020-21: what have we been up to?”

Call for rope jam volunteers!

Hi folks! Are you interested in getting involved helping out in the studio? Are you enthusiastic about rope and about Anatomie? Do you enjoy helping people and being sociable? Then please get in touch! We are looking for a couple of folk who like to volunteer once or twice per month with door duties, includingContinue reading “Call for rope jam volunteers!”

It’s back! Drawn to Rope life drawing is returning in September

After a mega hiatus, our longest ever running event and possibly our favourite too… is returning!Our first Drawn to Rope event of the year is returning on Wednesday September 1st with Inkylayla at its helm again! Yes because it’s not just Drawn to Rope that’s been on leave, Layla has been on maternity leave for the pastContinue reading “It’s back! Drawn to Rope life drawing is returning in September”

Our first weekend course in like… forever!

We’re so excited to bring back our foundations classes in 2021! We’ll be running a full series from now until the end of the year so stay tuned for all the dates! In the meantime you can register your interest in our first workshop taking place in August by signing-up here – you’ll be notifiedContinue reading “Our first weekend course in like… forever!”