Lessons

Lesson Details

I believe there is a small sprite in each flower because I get into my special zone when I touch them. There is something magical about them! Please touch and feel the healing power of plants materials.

Admission Fee

30,000 JPY. As for a trial lesson, you don't have to pay. Please consider you want to be aregular student or not after a trial lesson. When you become a regular student, you will be given all neccessary tools, scissors, Kenzan, 2 different types of vases. You don't have to buy anything while you are studying.

Lesson Fee

5,000 JPY per one lesson (includes all the flower materials fees). Student will pay per lesson by cash.

Learn Ikebana in English

Please don't worry about speaking Japanese. The teacher speaks English and all instructions are given in English and the text book is also written in English.

Time

1 lesson takes about 60-90 mins.

You can select how many lessons you take

Here are about 10 lesson days in a month at 3 different locations. You may make a reservation by choosing your favorite day, time, and location. 3 lessons in one day are acceptable if you want to study intensely (up to 6 lessons per month is acceptable). You may study at your own pace.

Style of Lesson

The unique style of teaching Ikebana means that each student receives individual attention within a classroom setting. Students will also get the opportunity to work with other students, observe other students’ arrangements as well as receive individual instruction from the teacher. Stuced reservadents may come anytime while the class is open although advantion is necessary.

All the Necessary Tools

All tools including Ikebana scissors, Kenzan, and flower containers are available in the classroom. You don’t need to worry about them at first.

Text Book

You will learn Ikebana according to the Sogetsu official textbook written in English with many photos and diagrams.

Certification & Diploma

Certificates and diplomas can be issued from the headquarters upon request after completing the necessary studies of the Sogetsu curriculum. Please see more details on Sogetsu School homepage "how to study".

Tea Time

After you have finished a lesson, you can enjoy some sweets and tea. Especially the Setagaya class where students can enjoy sweets in the warm atmosphere of the teacher's Japanese home.

Special Lessons Just for You

If you are limited on time, we can arrange an introductory Ikebana program just for you. You can learn some basic techniques and skills in short period of time. You can take a maximum of 3 lessons in one day. As for private lessons and classes, We will create a customized experience just for you. Classes can be held on location or in our classrooms for groups of all sizes. Please feel free to inquire us by email.

How to Book

There are about 10 lesson days in a month at 3 different locations. You may make a reservation by choosing your favorite day, time, and location. There is a page just for students to book thier lessons. They can book lessons on Internet around the clock.
A reservation should be made 3 days before a lesson.

◎E-mail:smile@mika-otani.com
◎Phone:080-5099-4461

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