Toyoko Kawai, Kimono Instructor

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Want to learn or experience how to put on a Kimono?

 

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Message from Toyoko

Hello, everyone! My name is Toyoko Kawai, the instructor of the English Kimono Class at the Osaka Takatsuki branch of Hana Kyoto Kimono School.

Putting on a kimono whenever you like is so much fun. There are so many occasions you can wear a kimono, for example sightseeing, lunch with friends, concerts, festival and so on. If you want wear a formal kimono for special occasions such as formal parties or weddings, there are several rules you have to follow. Learning such rules is also fun and a good chance to learn the Japanese traditional idea of courtesy.

I will offer workshops for short-time visitors and tourists up to regular kimono classes. Please feel free to make a contact to Toyoko at +81-80-3131-5505 or toyokohilo@gmail.com
 

 

The types of classes we  offer depends on your period of stay in Japan.

 

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Existing Students:

Non-Japanese speakers and foreign students who live around Osaka and Kyoto, or Japanese who plan to stay in a foreign country in the near future.

 

 

Offer Classes:

Two weeks or one month Class:“Experience” class of how to put on a kimono.

Six months Class: Learning class how to put on and dress yourself in a casual kimono.

One year Class: Learning how to dress and put on a formal kimono like Furisode which is a long-sleeved kimono for unmarried women.

We have such  enthusiastic students!

 

 

If you really want to learn how to put on a kimono, we offer a range of classes from beginners  to those who want to assist with fitting or become an instructor.

Rental kimono is available for practice (170cm, 5’8” and under).

 

 

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Various conditions such as place or time are negotiable. If conditions are suitable, I can visit your place for lesson. So please feel free to call Toyoko at +81-80-3131-5505.

 

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Osaka Takatsuki Branch
SY Building 3F, 13-16 Takatsuki-cho, Takatsuki-shi, Osaka, 569-0803

3 mins. on foot from Hankyu Takatsukishi
5 mins. on foot from JR Takatsuki

Kyoto classroom
My house in Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto   Please contact for the detail.

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

English Page of the Osaka Branch

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Toyoko’s Personal Page