The Japanese flower arrangement "Ikebana" has a history of more than 700 years and has evolved with the times. In this workshop you will learn Sogetsu school, which is one of the biggest three Ikebana schools. Sogetsu school is free from formalities unlike other Ikebana schools. You can integrate new, innovative ideas to reflect your originality. Brighten your daily life by experiencing Ikebana flower arrangement. This activity will provide you the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of plants and flowers along with seasonal change and deepen your understanding about Japanese traditional culture.
Private Online Workshop Program
In this workshop, you will learn how to make basic flower arrangement of Sogetsu Ikebana school. First, you will learn about the history of Ikebana and Sogetsu school. Then, your teacher will show you the demonstration and explain about important points to know when making Ikebana arrangements. After that, you will make Ikebana arrangement under the instruction of the teacher.
For the first program, you will learn the most basic arrangement style. If you would like to learn more modern and playful arrangements, you can experience them after the first program.
This is a private activity and the workshop will be held exclusively for you, so we hope you can enjoy the workshop as if you traveled to Japan. Please also enjoy conversation with the instructor and feel free to ask questions during the interactive lesson.
Special Package for the Workshop
To make your online workshop more enjoyable, meaningful and as close to a real experience as possible, we are pleased to send you the items used for the workshop to your home.
Example of Ikebana goods
The package includes the following items:
A flower bowl
Scissors for Ikebana
Kenzan (spicky frog): It is used to fix the flowers in the bowl
A book "Sogetsu Textbook 1-2" This book introduces the basic arrangements of Sogetsu school. The book is written by Iemoto, the head of Sogetsu shool.
A digital booklet for about 4-5 pages created by Michi Travel Japan (sent by an email). The booklet includes the information regarding the online workshop and introduces related destinations you have probably never been to for your next trip.
For a flower bowl, when we receive inquiry from you, we will send you some pictures of actual products and the total price for you to choose.
What to prepare on your side:
1 large screen to watch the workshop, space, table, table cloth (it might get dirty, so something easily washable/cleanable), chair, flowers and water
Please download Zoom for free on a desktop or a mobile device. After you book, we will send you a URL for video call.
When we receive your inquiry, we will inform you what kind of flowers and how many you need to attend the workshop.
Instructor of the Workshop
Rosen Kimoto Rosen Kimoto is a teacher of Sogetsu Ikebana school for over 30 years. She is experienced in teaching international Ikebana class and also offers private lessons at home. Her works are diverse from traditional styles to modern and innovative styles, which exemplify the concept of Sogetsu school expressing yourself freely. Her works have been displayed several times at one of the most famous traditional Japanese confectionery shops, Toraya in Tokyo.
Example price for 1 Zoom account of 1 person: around 50,000 yen~ Including: a private online workshop, a flower bowl, scissors for Ikebana, a book of Sogetsu Ikebana, and a digital booklet. Not Including: What to prepare on your side indicated above, the delivery fee to your home, and the customs duties
Please contact us for details.
The price changes depending on the number of Zoom account and items we will send.
You might be asked to make the payment for duties and taxes when you receive the package.
If you are interested in taking the online workshop of Ikebana for several times, we are pleased to offer a course.
Notes for Online Workshop Program
This online workshop is a private workshop conducted by a video call, designed for 1 Zoom account and a suitable number of participants is 1 guest. If you would like to join the workshop with another Zoom account of your friends or families who live in a different place, please contact us.
Duration: about 1-1.5 hours
Example of time difference between your country and Japan:
West coast of the U.S.
East coast of the U.S.
We are pleased to discuss the time and date of online workshop according to your request; however, we hope you understand that the time for online workshop would be limited due to the time difference between your country and Japan.
The date of online workshop will be about 2 weeks after the official booking since we purchase the items and send them to you.
Neither Michi Travel Japan nor the instructor is responsible for any injuries caused during the online workshop.
Please contact us through the inquiry form and let us know the following information:
Select a program you are interested Please contact us through the inquiry form and mention the program that you are interested.
Discuss details One of our staffs will send you an email to discuss the details of package and program.
Payment Once details are confirmed, we will send you an URL for online payment. Payment is requested to be made by credit card. For online credit card payment, the page is protected by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure the safety of your credit card information. We accept payment by Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners, JCB.
Package will be sent We will send a package with specialties to your home.
Experience the online workshop We will send you an URL of the video call and hold a private online workshop.
Date of cancellation request received by us
31 or more days prior to the date of online workshop
10% of the total cost
30-8 days prior to the date of online workshop
20% of the total cost
7-4 days prior to the date of online workshop
50% of the total cost
3-0 days prior to the date of online workshop
100% of the total cost
- In case of cancellation after the payment is completed by the customer, the amount deducting cancellation charges and the cost for the special package and delivery fee from the amount already paid will be remitted to the bank account specified by the customer.
- Date of cancellation refers to the Date and time when cancellation notice is received by us based on Japan time, instead of the local Date and time when cancellation notice is sent from the customer.