Suspension…The Reasons and Behind The Scene Looks

Im sitting here watching a quite large needle pierce one side of the flesh, the strain to get it through to the other side. Hearing the grunt of pain from some where outside of that. Watching the flesh finally give way and then followed by a hook. One down, six to go. This is something so small, but so powerful in a completely unique environment. If you couldn’t tell, I am speaking about suspension. More specifically, Flesh suspension.

Flesh suspension, wikipedia’s definition, is the act of suspending a human body from hooks that have been put through body piercings. These piercings are temporary and are performed just prior to the actual suspension. Now these piercings can range from the arms, back, legs, buttocks or even the face. Most people would say it is insane or unthinkable to willingly inflict … read more

Suspension – It is not just for your cars anymore!

There are many different forms of body modifications or body rituals that could be experienced by a person. One of the most extreme forms of these body rituals is the art of suspension. This type of body art ritual has been around for many years, was used to test or challenge the endurance of the body and mind of a person. Not everyone is cut out to try  the experience of suspension, only an individual knows if they can handle the entire ritual.


What is Suspension?


Suspension is basically where a person is hung from large hooks throughout the body to keep them in the air. Generally there is a team of people helping with this ritual because there is so much work that goes into preparing for this “life changing” event.


Some people think of this … read more