28.5. Rope workshops 2022 / #3 Semisuspension basics
Turun Baletti: Rope workshops 2022 / #3 Semisuspension basics
Saturday 28.5.2022 klo 14:00-19:30
Manilla, Itäinen Rantakatu 64b, 20810 Turku
Tickets: 25 € (Holvi, 10 persons) / R-18
Welcome to Turun Baletti 2022 rope workshops! We offer three courses where you will receive an introduction to rope bondage (24.4.), TK/Box Tie floor tying (14.5.) and suspension techniques (28.5.). All three workshops have separate tickets and attendee quotas. We are organizing these events in collaboration with Turku Peer Rope.
28.5.2022 Semisuspension basics
In this workshop we learn the basics of suspension techniques by tying in semisuspension. The person tied will have some of their weight on the floor and some on the ropes. All ties are done close to the floor for safety. We go through safety and risk of suspension tying and Elie will teach their “cross legged hip tie” in the workshop.
Requirements for attending this workshop:
You must attend with a partner - no switching
Rigger can tie single column tie and basic frictions well
Your tying technique is fluent
You have been tying actively at least a year
The rigger knows how to tie an upper body harness that is suitable for suspension
The rope bottom and the rigger know basic rope and nerve safety
Your communication skills and trust are at a good level
All attendees must accept RACK (Risk Aware Consensual Kink) as the guideline for safer practice
Contents of this workshop:
Risks involving suspension and a look at your personal risk profile
The requirements of the suspension point, space and ropes
Attaching suspension line to the harness
Lifting the suspension line
The frictions and lockoffs of the suspension line
What to do when rope gets stuck
The American death triangle and weight distribution in rope
Moving the body in suspension
Coming down from suspension
Elie’s “cross legged hip tie”
What you should learn before full suspensions
DATE AND TIME: Sat 28.5.2022 at 14:00-19:30
- Please arrive 15 minutes before starting time!
- We have one 30 minute break for lunch and a few shorter breaks
TICKETS: https://holvi.turunbaletti.fi - participation does not require association membership.
BRING WITH YOU: Ropes (min. 5pcs), carabiners (if you have some), drinking bottle, snacks, tools for taking notes and comfy clothes
LANGUAGE: If you would like to use english, please add that information purchasing your ticket.
LOCATION: Manilla, Itäinen Rantakatu 64b, 20810 Turku
- You can find the studio space of Läntisen tanssin aluekeskus when you enter from the door of Tehdas-teatteri (which is up the stairs from the Manilla courtyard on your left). As you enter, the entrance to Tehdas-teatteri is right in front, and on your left there are glass doors that lead to Aurinkobaletti and the studio door is just before them. So go towards the glass doors and just before the doors the studio door is on your right!
Safer space / Accessible