Recently there are many classes and lessons in Tokyo available in English available for adults and children.
These classes offer a great opportunity to experience new aspects of Japanese culture, new artistic fields, or new musical instruments. Most classes welcome beginners and are flexible as to the age and level of participants. There are also courses for maintaining and improving your present skills, and up-graded lessons are also available in some courses.
Why not take this opportunity and find learn something new and meet others who share similar interests along the way?
Here is some information that will make the search for more convenient for you. If you are looking for international schools in Tokyo, you can find the list here.
Art courses in Tokyo:
Offering art courses for children from 5 to 12 years old. the art programs include drawing, graphic design and 3D work in clay and crafting materials. ＊Children only
Lessons in tea ceremony, Ikebana (flower arrangement), calligraphy, and Senchado (boiled tea) tea ceremony, Japanese style picture painting, traditional Japanese dance and pen and wash drawing of landscapes.
An all-English drama club for kids. Multi-national children use English as a common communication tool to think”outside of the box”. Using kids-friendly English scripts of traditional Japanese stories. ＊Children only
An all-English science & math club for kids. It strives to inspire the playful pursuit of enrichment in Science and Math. The programs provide a place for all kids to nurture their innate curiosity and confidence through hands-on science activities. ＊Children only
Yu-Art offers Japanese Cultural experiences, "Sado (a Japanese tea ceremony)" & "Wagashi (Japanese traditional confectionery) Making" at a residence in Kichijoji, Tokyo Japan. Reservations should be made at least a day before. Times can be changed depending on the number of guests. It takes around 1.5 hours or 2 hours per class.
Offering Japanese Culture and Western Culture classes including building and architecture in Japan, Ikebana, Japanese Sake, Japanese Zen Buddhism, American History, Western Civilization, American Culture.
Music Making and movement class for families and their children 0-7 years old. In their class, families sing, dance and have sessions with some percussion instruments. Music Together Program which is offered at more than 3,000 locations and 40 countries develop children’s music basic competence. Kyodo and Shimokitazawa
The Toaldo Violin School offers lessons of high standard to students of all ages and levels, from beginners to aspiring professionals, in a wide variety of languages, including English, French, Spanish and Japanese. Students are welcome at both of our centers in Nerima and Ogikubo.
Fujima Kanhiroyuki is allowed to teach at the "Souke Fujimaryu", which has a history of more than 300 years as a choreographer for Kabuki, and we are also teaching Kabuki dance (work) for ordinary people. Our practices are widely used by returnee children, actor celebrities, children, male groups and so on just for fun and their hobbies.
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