We begin our study of the different body positions with the hands in front of the body. This is a great place to start as these ties are generally less restrictive and more sustainable.

The goal of this week is to play with different positions with the hands in the front, from the hips to the neck.

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Day 92: Wrists Down – Tie the wrists together while keeping the arms straight. This position is also known as front armbinder. This is the same position as the mayfly tie from Day 12.

Day 93: Low Wrists Crossing – Tie the wrists crossing over the belly with the elbows straight or slightly bent.

Inspirations and Resources

Day 94: Reverse Box Tie – Tie the forearms horizontally in front in a box position. This is also known as reversed takate kote shibari or reverse TK for short.

Day 95: Front Prayer – Bring the palms together on the chest in a prayer position.

Inspirations and Resources

Day 96: High Wrists Crossing – Aka zenpou takate shibari 前方高手縛り (elevated wrist in the front of the body). Tie the wrists crossing each other over the chest.

Day 97: Crossing Arms – Tie the body for a self-hug. Pull the wrists in opposite directions and create a V shape where the arms cross in front. Also known as V shape and crossing elbows.

Day 98: Wrists Up – Bring the hands closer to the face and tie the wrists together. You can choose to bind the forearms together and keep them parallel, or leave the elbows independent.


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