Introduction to Being Tied

19jun11:0018:00Introduction to Being TiedEvent OverMoved OnlineVirtual Event11:00 - 18:00 FacilitatorCaritiaCategoryshibari

Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized


(Saturday) 11:00 - 18:00



Event Details

Being tied is both a gift of giving and receiving and preparing yourself for such a journey, especially when you don’t have a partner yet, can be a gauntlet to run.

This being tied / bottom-focused workshop is aimed specifically at participants who are looking to be tied by someone and do not have a lot of experience yet.

Caritia will guide you through this 1-day-workshop that will teach you how to critically and holistically (mind, body, emotions) find what you are seeking. You will learn the basics of tying so you understand the techniques and also what is happening to your body in ropes better. You will also inquire about your intentions, desires, and wishes and how to communicate them to your future partner. We will teach you how to advocate for yourself and your body.

In the afternoon, we will start experiencing rope together and, if you wish, you can have a session with one of out vetted and very experienced riggers.


Event Details

Date & Time:  June 19th, 2021, 11am-6pm

Format: in-house workshop


Language: English

Minimum Knowledge Level: Focus is on absolute beginners, others are welcome

What to Bring:  one rope if you have (practice ropes can be provided) food and snacks for your day, comfortable clothing (something you would do movement in), questions, and an open mind

Solo or Partnered:  solo


What we will teach/do

• rope basics – terminology & what is being tied on your body

• consent, boundaries & negotiation

• anatomy, safety etc.

• experience session (optional)

• critical inquiries – for yourself and the person tying you

• intention

• feedback & questions

• close


Safety Concept

This event falls under our Covid-19 guidelines.

You need to bring proof of testing (not older than 24 hours), or proof of vaccination in order to be let inside.

Hand disinfectant provided in multiple places. All surfaces are disinfected and will be disinfected in between use.

Space is limited to give more space for everyone.

We frequently air the space and also use fans for more circulation.

You must wear a mask at all times.


Who is this event for?

LGBTQIA+ describes the full spectrum of non-mainstream sexual orientation and/or gender identity, meaning: lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary, genderqueer/fluid,

Friends describes people of any and all kinds of gender and sexual identities who are aware and respectful of the necessity, needs, and boundaries of a queer safe(r) space and its marginalized community.

When you consider yourself a friend you show acknowledgement to and are respectful of everyone’s self-expression and do not assume, presume or project non-consensual ideas onto others. You actively request and use people’s chosen pronouns. You remain mindful of the fact that Karada House is first and foremost a space for queer people that you are also invited to attend. You have a genuine concern for the well-being of LGBTQIA+ people and remain in awareness of heterosexual and gender straight privileges.

Friends don’t have to be perfect. None of us are. We request that we all pro-actively work and strive to be good friends and allies to marginalized people.




About Caritia: lives as an LGBTQAI+, gender-fluid, BiPoC (assigned female at birth) individual. Walking a path with invisible disabilities and the living challenges which accompany that life. Educator, creative and ongoing work in process, whose advocacy for establishing boundaries is as strong as the desire to love with truth and honesty. On a quiet mission to destigmatise difference and return power to each individual. Using the language of kink to the point of geeky excitement. Caritia’s fascination with the root/the body stems from a longing too deeply ‘listen’ to (her) body holistically, from the inside out.

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