Lesson 1 : HON MUSUBI 本結び

Lesson 1 : HON MUSUBI 本結び This is the way I create strong and safe basis. A single column tie is the root of every scene, we have to be more than convinced that we have done a safe one. Never over-evaluate your skills, practice this knot as musiciens does their scales.

Private Lesson in Germany

I do love when students say they just tie for learning the lesson but start to play! Congratulations for this great weekend of sharing.... And thank you for the tears I got, watching you both after I took this photo. You made me proud to come to Europe plant some seeds hat will bloom. The … Continue reading Private Lesson in Germany

Paris Performance January 21st

In Paris, January 2017, Saturday 21st, the Phoenix and the Suzaku meet again after 10 month of separation. This is the second chapter and the Suzaku will burn and die. Then her ashes will go back to hearth for being able to rebirth. It was heart breaking, and harsh love. With the lovely and wonderful … Continue reading Paris Performance January 21st

Session 42 à l’École des Cordes, Paris.

On January 21-22 in Paris at l'École des Cordes. It was a wonderful workshop. Photos by Oliv/Photographer Model: The lovely and wonderful Aizen Kaguya Workshop Promoter : Alex Dirteevonp for L'École des Cordes Promoter assistant : Nawa Kitsune On these photography, Day 1 Hon Musubi and Ebi tsuri, Day 2 Bamboo and ropes. These are … Continue reading Session 42 à l’École des Cordes, Paris.

Bordeaux, After Dark !

Bordeaux, France. January 14th. A Tokyo style performance. This is more a play scene with the lovely Stella, like if I was in a rope bar in Tokyo. This scene was in front a a small attendance (about 10-15 peoples) after the first day of the workshop at Eveil des Inconscience. Photos by Corine Photo … Continue reading Bordeaux, After Dark !


If you whish to, Isabelle Hanikamu will teach you the art of Japanese bondage (Shibari, Kinbaku) from beginner to advanced level. Both in private or group workshops at her school Kinbaku Gakkō (formerly Kinbaku dojo Montreal) or at your place, and this worldwide. Isabelle is officially licensed to teach “Naka Akira Ryu”, she is a world … Continue reading Teaching