Contact Us

  • How can I contact you?

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


  • Can I gift Shibari Academy to someone else?

    Yes. You can give the gift of Shibari by purchasing a gift card for full enrollment in our Shibari Certificate. Go 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 selecting a payment plan at, then clicking the “Enroll” button.

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

  • Do you offer Certificates of Completion or Diplomas?

    Upon completing all 5 courses in our Shibari Certificate, you will receive an official Certificate of completion. Your certificate will have its own unique URL, from which you can download it in PDF, print it (in high resolution) or even send the URL itself as proof of having completed the certificate. Your diploma includes a unique code that allows anyone to verify its authenticity.

  • 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 safe space, free from possible interruptions

    3. A positive attitude

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

    No, Shibari Academy offers 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.

  • 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.

  • Why can't I access the next course?

    If you haven't purchased your enrollment go to and click Enroll.

    If you are enrolled in our Shibari Certificate
    The courses are released to you in thirty day intervals. Every month, a new course will become available to you. Remember to practice as much as possible after every level.

    Once a course is released, it will be available to you for as long as you remain an active user. Our courses include lifetime access.

  • What if I don't want to wait? Can I get access to all the courses as soon as I enroll?

    Our certificate was designed with a timed release schedule to ensure the best possible educational experience. We recommend that you take the courses sequentially and practice after every lesson.

    That said, we understand that some students would like to access the courses in a different order for multiple reasons.

    If you enrolled with the one-time payment option, you can get access to all the courses instantly. Just reach out to and let us know.

    If you enrolled with a payment plan and would like to get instant access to all the courses in the certificate, you would need to pay in advance for any remaining balance in your account. Just reach out to and let us know.

  • How long is the Shibari Certificate?

    Our Shibari Certificate includes over 170 high quality video lessons. Once you enroll, you will get lifetime access to the courses and there is no structured time-frame so you can go at your own pace.

    We recommend spending as much time as possible practicing after every lesson to maximize your learning experience. 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. You may revisit a specific lesson at any time.


  • 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 and your card will continue to be charged every month after that until you complete all pending payments.

  • 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.