Date(s) - 05/12/2015 - 06/12/2015
10:00 - 17:00
Sydney Rope Dojo
This weekend will focus on Yukimura Haruki sensei’s Newaza or caressing style of Shibari/Kinbaku.
As a child, Yukimura Haruki already had a great interest in Kinbaku.
As a young photographer Yukimura soon began using rope art in his work, and his resulting images and films became of a more erotic nature.
Over time Yukimura spent more time tying in front of a camera than actual photographing.
Today Yukimura is behind the production of at least 3000 Kinbaku films and several Kinbaku books of a very high standard.
In addition to his professional business, Yukimura also taught his friends how to communicate with their partner using rope only. Yukimura developed a unique binding technique, which today is known as Newaza.
In Japan, Yukimura is a highly respected Bakushi. A Bakushi is a rope artist, and a large number of Japanese Bakushi’er (those known in the West) have all passed through Yukimura’s gym.
In Japan, binding techniques are used to generate “shame” on the bound partner – Also called shuuchinawa. It is these special facial expressions characterized by humiliation and shame that the Japanese like – That’s why the undisputed king of shuuchinawa is Grand Master Yukimura Haruki.
Within the last 10 years Yukimura has allowed a number of westerners to obtain insight into these special techniques. In 2014 Hebari was taken on by Yukimura sensei as a named student and given the right to teach Yukimura style.
The workshop will take the students through:
- Basic forms used by Yukimura Ryu
- Maai – Timing and relative distance
- Ma – Timing based on space
- Suuchinawa – Rope that induces feeling of shame
- Muganamwa – Tying selflessly
- Using rope to connect with a partner
- Sabaku – Fluidity
- Urawaza – Hidden rope techniques
- Ki energy
- Moving the model fluidly on the floor
Due to the style depth of the class number are very limited.
Bookings are closed for this event.