Self Suspension Skill Share: Extremities

Date(s) - 10/06/2017
10:00 PM - 11:55 PM



Rope is for every body type and self-suspension can build skills for tops, bottoms and everyone in between. Come to GD2 for a skill-share on techniques and tips to help manage the safety and the dual mindset needed to be your own rigger and rope bottom at the same time.

Extremities – Hands and Feet

Hands and Feet are intricate machines and tying them for decoration or suspension takes practice. We will explore the physical safety concerns (nerves, joints, ligaments, placement) along with tips and tricks to make some popular ties like gravity boots and gauntlets more effective for your self tying practice.

This skill-share encourages a learning mindset. Everyone has something to share and everyone has something to learn. We will use the Open space principles and Law of mobility to guide our discussions.

Please come into this skill share with some basic self tying competencies. These are some recommended components to have in your muscle memory:
*Single Column tie: Locking Larks Head
*Chest harness Shinju
*Hip Harness Swiss Seat

We also welcome newcomers. If you are interested in tying along, you should have at least basic familiarity with rope.

Basic Rope Handling
*Some Rope Vocabulary basics compiled by the amazing Ebi McKnotty…
*How to tie a Lark’s Head:…
*Half Hitching:…
*Twisted Monk demonstrates how to join rope:…

This is a space that is welcoming and inclusive of all. If we do not meet this goal, please mention it to GD2 Staff or your host, so that we can do better.

Contact your host, WhiskyTangoFoxy if you are interested in being my guest!


Friday, October 6, 2017

10 P.M. -12 A.M

Gather under the main suspension frame in Serenity. Other hardpoints will be available throughout the club for play

Galleria Domain Two (GD2)
Chicago, Illinois

Open to Members and Their Invited Guests


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