About Mark Yu

Mark Yu is a Kinbaku / Nawa Shibari artist/educator, Bamboo artist and Feng Shui design consultant.

His bondage and art draw from his lifetime study of Oriental medicine and twenty years of clinical experience treating muscle pain and bio-mechanical dysfunction.

Mark has taught bondage, healing arts and energetic play techniques publicly and privately for several years, to include standing-room only workshops at Shibaricon and these very popular workshops in Seattle in 2005 and 2008.


  • Shibari - History and Technique (August 2005)
  • Bondage Bio-Mechanics (August 2005)
  • Basic Body Assessment for Bondage (January 2008)
  • Anatomy of a Suspension (January 2008)
  • Hojojutsu-Style Arm Binders (January 2008)

He is a devotee of Taoist Oriental Medicine and Zen and a pioneer and advocate of progressive alternative energetic and bio-mechanically based body disciplines.

Mark lives in Austin, Texas and maintains a blog with insights on Shibari, erotic art and writing, rope and BDSM issues at JadeGate.blogspot.com.


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