Contact Us

  • How can I contact you?

    You can click on the chat icon on the bottom right corner of your screen at any time while you are at or send us an email to


  • Do you offer discounts?

    From time to time we will send all our subscribers a coupon code over email that can be used to purchase our courses with at a discount. All you need to do to qualify is create an account, even if you don't purchase a course.

  • Do you offer military discounts?

    We offer a 25% discount if you are currently or were previously enlisted in the US Military. Send us an email to to request your discount coupon code.

  • How do I enroll in a course?

    You may enroll in our certificate program by clicking on the desired certificate located on the homepage, then clicking the “Enroll” button on the program’s description page. After selecting “Enroll”, you will be prompted create an account, followed by entering your credit card information using Stripe’s secured Credit Card processing platform.

    If you have any questions you may call us at
    (857) 203-8033 or send us an email to

Taking the course

  • Can I download the videos?

    Our courses are not downloadable. That said, once you enroll you will get lifetime access to your courses and all future updates at

  • Why can't I access the next course?

    If you haven't purchased your enrollment Go to and click Enroll. If you purchased the Shibari Certificate The courses in the Shibari Certificate are released to you in 30 day intervals. The second course will be released immediately after you enroll, the third course will be released 30 days after that, the fourth 30 days after that and so on. Once a course is released, it will be available to you for as long as you remain an active user. Our courses have lifetime access.

  • What equipment do I need to take the course?

    1- You will need a set of ropes, the specifics of which you can learn in the Ropes section of our free "Shibari 101" course.

    2- A partner you trust and with which you have good communication

    3- A safe space, free from possible interruptions

    4- A positive attitude

  • How long is the Shibari Certificate?

    Our Shibari Certificate includes over 150 high quality video lessons. You will have lifetime access to the courses and there is no structured timeframe so you can go at your own pace. Most students complete our 5 courses in approximately 6 months.

  • Can I restart the course if I’m falling behind?

    Once enrolled, you will have lifetime access to the courses and can go at your own pace.

  • I have experience in rope bondage, do I have to start at the first course of the Rope Bondage Certificate?

    We strongly recommend you revisit the fundamental topics discussed in the first course of the Shibari Certificate as the information is utilized throughout the curriculum.

    However, you may jump through the courses as you like to study a specific knot or tie

  • Do I need any experience to take the Shibari Certificate?

    No, the Shibari Certificate is a tiered curriculum that slowly builds from the basics of knots to advanced ties. It’s designed to slowly and effectively teach you the fundamentals of Shibari while building towards advanced applications in areas such as suspensions, photography and sex


  • Do you offer refunds?

    All refunds are subject to a one hundred dollar USD ($100.00 USD) processing fee and may take up thirty (30) days to process. Refunds are only offered within 24 hours of your paid enrollment.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    You have the option to make payments pursuant to a payment plan. Payment plans are designed to make registration more affordable by spreading the total cost into twelve (12) separate installments. If the balance or installment payments are not received on the due dates then Shibari Academy reserves the right to suspend your access to course materials or classes until such time as the fees owing have been paid.

  • I chose the financing option, when will my card be charged?

    The first month is charged immediately to reserve your seat in the program and your card will continue to be charged every month after that until you complete all pending payments, independently from of when the course starts.

  • What payment methods do you accept?

    We accept paypal and all major credit & debit card providers, including: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, 3DS, and Diners Club.

  • Can I cancel my payment plan?

    A payment plan is a credit, not a subscription. By enrolling with a payment plan, you are committing to make all payments in the plan. Shibari Academy reserves the right to collect any outstanding balance by any means necessary.

Teaching and Affiliates

  • Do you have an affiliate program?


    Shibari Academy is proud of having created the most comprehensive Shibari Certificate online. As a company, our only goal is to empower people to tie their partners up.

    Join our affiliate program and become an ambassador for our mission!

    Our affiliates get a unique URL that allows us to identify you as the source of a sale. You will get access to an affiliate dashboard where you can keep track of your generated activity and sales. For every sale you generate, we will pay you a 20% commission.

    Even if you promote our free "Shibari 101" course, you will get your commission for any future purchases from that user.

    Interested in becoming an affiliate?

    Let us know at

  • Can I teach a course at Shibari Academy?

    We would love to hear more about what you would like to teach. Please reach out to us via email to and tell us about it.