The Fine Art of Bastinado and Caning

HTC – 2

Class Type: Workshop

In this class we explore bastinado, the practice of whipping or beating the soles of the feet, as well as some traditional and not so traditional caning. The class will feature both Domme and sub perspective on this exciting, sometimes scary, and always intimate form of impact play. A mix of lecture and demonstration as well as hands on practice, the class will delve into the following areas:

Bastinado:

●      History: cultural context, and modern interpretations of caning
●      Bondage for caning: Secure your bottom to minimize wiggle and injury
●      Psychological damage: Intimidation and suspense
●      Safe striking and a review of no-go areas
●      Questions and practice play time

Recommended bondage for bastinado:

●      Hog tie (chest harness and double column tie)
●      Partial suspension with feet elevated
●      Use of spreader bars or furniture

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