Nakastyle Gote Shibari​

Devoted study of the most fundamental tie in the Japanese rope bondage style: hands tied behind the back.

The focus of the workshop is Nakastyle iconic two-rope gote. In particular, the participants gain knowledge and skills in: 

  • Body mechanics (shoulder lock, arms/hands placement)
  • Safety considerations
  • Unique aspects of tying Nakastyle gote (flow/progression)
  • First/second rope of the gote
  • adapting the pattern to your partner

Using these building blocks, learn to test functionality and integrity of the gote in basic Nakastyle ties.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, this a workshop for partnered couples

Yes, “The Prep” workshop or equivalent fundamentals skill set

Two hanks of 8 meters jute rope. 

It is advisable to review fundamental  tying techniques for the top such as directional knots; reverse tension; x friction; safety for the bottom

The workshop runs from 1 pm to 6:30 pm with 30 minutes break

Usually this workshop has 6-8 couples depending on the location. The small group allows more individual attention from Odys

Yes, it is advisable to bring snacks and drinks for the break