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Bondage Hojojutsu Ligotage – Oct 6

It was great to see so many people at the workshop! And some new faces too!

The workshop was extremely informative, going into the history and uses of Hojojutsu bondage. It looked as if it was one of the more difficult forms of bondage to escape. In fact, it was used extensively by Japanese police for restraining people quickly and effectively. Dunter even taught us how to tie someone up with singlehandedly.

There were ten people at this workshop. Thank-you all for attending and I hope to see you again soon!

– Happy Frank

 

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J’étais ravi de voir autant de monde à cet atelier! Et plusieurs nouveaux meebres en plus!

L’atelier était très instructif et fort intéressant accompagné d’un aperçu de l’histoire du Hojojutsu et de ses usages. La police japonaise s’en servait paraît-il afin de restreindre des criminels de façon rapide et efficace. Dunter nous a même appris à ligoter une personne en se servant d’une seule main.

Il y avait dix personnes à cet atelier. Merci tout le monde d’avoir participé et à la prochaine!

– Happy Frank

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Contessa’s Breath Play & Dunter’s Strangulation Play – Sept 22

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Since there are many people out there engaging or experimenting in high-risk BDSM activities, Dunter and I felt it was important to offer workshops that explored them, the risks,  and consequences in an attempt to make them safer. With a bit of knowledge and some strategies for reducing the risk instead of increasing it, people could be more prepared to deal with emergency situations and also practice better/safer techniques. We also wanted to be clear that not everyone is capable of carrying out some of these types of edge play, that it is may not be appropriate to their personality, coordination, observation, etc.

It takes a very keen sense of observation and connection to your partner when you are doing breath play. The risk is possible death, the risk is injury and that is NOT what you want. It should be a high intense activity that brings pleasure in the end.

We decided to do back to back workshops. Mine on Air Restriction, Dunter’s on Circulation Restriction (strangulation).

The breath play workshop was awesome. Kinky K, my sexy assistant, allowed me to demonstrate various types and techniques of breath play. We demonstrated re-breathing, suffocation with plastic bags, saran wrap and simply the hand. We discussed the signs of needing air, what is too long, how to determine the length of time one can be held without breathing before it is dangerous. I physically put Kinky K in all the situations to show what it looks like so people see his reactions, his body and eyes, his movements.

We had time to do a quick activity so everyone had the chance to learn a bit about their own breathing. I had everyone take out a clock and time themselves on how long they could hold their breath. We did that three times in a row and took a moment to reflect on their times.

I had a really great tie and positive feedback about the workshop.

Thanks to everyone who attended!

– Contessa Alura

… Some of the photos from Dunter’s wokshop are posted below. We hope to have a posting about his workshop soon.