Feb 4th: How to Take Great Kinbaku Photos

About the Class This class explores the question “What makes a good rope picture?” There are almost as many approaches to kinbaku photography as there are...

Master “K” interview with KinkWeekly.com

KinkWeekly.com, a new website devoted to exploring BDSM, interviewed Master K in October, discussing his background, his approach to kinbaku, and his involvement with...

Yukimura’s “Affection of Kinbaku” Available Again

Ai Nawa now has a limited number of copies of Yukimura Sensei's latest book The Affection of Kinbaku, with a special preface by Master K.  This...

50 Shades of Rope?

Recently we have witnessed the emergence of BDSM and kinky sex into mainstream culture. Thanks to works such as 50 Shades of Grey selling...

LA Rope: Satsuei Kai Photo Workshop

Rope by Master K, photography by Zetsu

Master K Photoshoot with Michael Helms

As some of you know, I do most of my professional bakushi work through two organizations I helped found: The LA Rope Dojo and...

May Workshop: Kinbaku 101

Kinbaku 101 is series of classes offered at the LA Rope Dojo that focuses on kinbaku basics and fiundamentals.  It is taught over the...

May 7th: Rope Suspension: Theory and Practice

Join us for a discussion of rope bondage suspensions. One of the most dramatic and intense forms of rope play, suspensions have a long...

March 5th: Torture Ties: The Ebi and Gyaku Ebi

Join the LA Rope Dojo as we explore two of the most famous and legendary "torture ties" from Edo era Japan.  The Ebi or...

Feb 5th, Safety for Rope Bottoms (and Tops)

Come join us as we begin our workshop series for 2015. Our first class will be on safety in kinbaku, covering everything from anatomy and...

New To Shibari?

New to Shibari? Start Here

Over the past few years the interest in Japanese erotic rope bondage has exploded. Whether you call it shibari or kinbaku or just Japanese rope, it is worth...

What is Yukimura Style Shibari?

Yukimura Haruki (1948-2016) was one a handful of bakushi (rope masters) who elevated the art of tying by creating his own style (ryuu in...