"Rituals of challenge, battles, trials. The journey into that metaphorical cave to challenge the dragon. Nearly defeated, but overcoming. Being pushed to, and through exhaustion, and metaphorical death, to allow rest in the divine.
These are rites of passage.
What really has died is the infantile ego. The psychology of dependence, and seeking approval. Breaking away from psychological bondage towards self authority. Emerging with new courage in our thoughts and direction."
In the spirit of Modern Primitive Body Play and Modification gurus like Fakir Mustafar, Jim Ward, Genesis P-Orridge, Raelyn Gallina, ManWoman, and many other neopagan shamans, Xibalba Studio emphasizes body play as a vehicle to the transcendent psycho-spiritual experience. Our staff and network can also offer various services for people specifically seeking totems, altered states of consciousness, endurance experiences, or rites of transformation.
Small to large Temporary Piercing, Hook Pulls, Suspensions,
Ownership Mementos available.
Through rope, leather, synthetic material, sensory deprivation, or psychological fortitude, Self restraint has often been used as a vehicle for restraint of the ego.
Symbolic Totems, Hand Poking, Bloodlining, Black Ordeal, and other styles of traditional and non-traditional tattoo related work available.
The art of joint locking, impact, percussion, and body manipulation as a practice of surrender or endurance. Traditional martial arts practice in either hard or soft styles.
Intricate microbranding to scalpel scarification. Scarification is one of the world's oldest modifications, used for art or talismans.
To either achieve cathartic release, or altered state of consciousness, various means of sensation and endurance ritual work available.