Building the Premier Club in Asia

Spring 2014 Enrichment Programs


The Women's Group offers a wide range of dynamic, enriching classes and courses on a variety of subjects, from Japanese culture and language to cooking and painting. Class registration is open to all Club Members 18 and over (not just Women's Group members), both men and women. Class sign up can be made online or in person at the Women's Group office during opening hours and the Member Services Desk.

To register, potential students must have their Membership cards and Women's Group members should have a current (2013-14) sticker. Non-Women's Group members will be charged an additional ¥3,500 per class.

Registration for Spring 2014 classes will begin on Tuesday,January 28th. We will hold a walk-in registration session from 9:30 to 10:00am for the Women's Group members and it will be opened up to all Club Members from 10:00 to 11:00am at Gordon Suite & Activity Room on B1F. (non-marking soles only)   
Please note that Members will not be sent reminders for the registered classes.  

Online enrollment will be available from Tuesday, January 28 at 1pm.
Students who register online will receive a confirmation e-mail from the Women's Group Office. If you do not receive one, please contact the Women's Group Office.



Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation deadlines are included with the class details below.
  • Students will not be reimbursed for cancellations made after these dates.
  • All cancellations must be made in person at the Member Services Desk or Women's Group Office or in writing via email (Please make sure to receive a confirmation from the Women's Group Office).
  • Telephone, fax or postal cancellations are not accepted.


Prices do not include 5 percent consumption tax.
8 percent consumption tax will be applied to classes and excursions starting after April 1 regardless of sign up date.

Art Enrichment


1. Creative Photography Made Fun

Please check the details here before signing up.

Instructor: Tim Porter
Feb 18, 25, Mar 11, 18, Apr 1
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 10
 


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2. Flowers! Fresh Spring Arrangement 1

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Instructor: Chikako Yoshimoto
Feb 27
Thur  10:30–12pm
Women's Group Classroom's (B1)
Cancel by Feb18
 


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3. Flowers! Fresh Spring Arrangement 2

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Instructor: Chikako Yoshimoto
Apr 22
Tue 10:30–12pm
Women's Group Classroom's (B1)
¥ 3,240 (materials: ¥3,000)
Cancel by Apri 15



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4. Ikebana Flower Arranging Sogetsu School 1

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Instructor: Noriko Matsudaira
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20
Thur 10–11am
Women's Group Classroom's (B1)
Cancel by Feb 5



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5. Ikebana Flower Arranging Sogetsu School 2

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Instructor: Noriko Matsudaira

Apr 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Thur 10–11am
Women's Group Classroom's (B1)
¥14,350 (materials:  ¥9,000)
Cancel by Apr 17



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6. Ikebana Flower Arranging Sogetsu School: Festive Table Arrangement

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Instructor: Noriko Matsudaira
Apr 3
Thur 10–11am
Women's Group Classroom's (B1)
¥4,910 (materials:  ¥3,500)
Cancel by Mar 19

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7. Introduction to Digital Editing and Photoshop Fundamentals

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Instructor: Mark Allen

Feb 17, 24, Mar 10, 17, Apr 7
Thur 1:30–3:30pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
Cancel by Feb 7



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8. Introduction to Photo Journaling and Photo Illustration

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Instructor: Mark Allen

Feb 17, 24, Mar 10, 17, Apr 7
Mon 10–12pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
Cancel by Feb 7



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9. Japanese Fine Art: Sumi-e Ink Painting

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Instructor: Shoko & Suiko Ohta

Feb 18, 25, Mar 11, 18, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, May 13, 20, 27, Jun 3
Tue 9–1pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
Cancel by Feb 10



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10. You Are the Artist: Drawing /Oil Painting

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Instructor: Carolyn Dong

Feb 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, Apr 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21
Wed 1–4pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
Cancel by Feb 4



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11. Beautiful Ikkanbari Baskets

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Instructor: Mariko Yoshino

Apr 16, 23, 30
Wed 1–4pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1/Off Site
¥11,670 (materials: ¥11,000)
Cancel by Apr 7



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12. Craft with Kimono Fabric: Flower-Shaped Pin Cushion

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Instructor: Mariko Yoshino

Apr 28
Mon 1–4pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
¥3,240 (materials: ¥2,000)
Cancel by Apr 21

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13. Craft with Kimono Fabric: Tsuribina Horse

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Instructor: Mariko Yoshino
Mar 31, Apr 7
Mon 1–4pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
¥7,000 (materials: ¥3,500)
Cancel by Mar 14



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14. Jewelry Making With Silver Clay

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Instructor: Kazuko Inomata 
Mar 11
Tue 1:30–4:30pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
Cancel by Feb 28



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15. Make Your Own: Japanese Style Wooden Lantern

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Instructor: Rita Uetsuka
Feb 18
Tue 10–12:30pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 10



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16. Make Your Own: Chabako Covered with Obi Fabric

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Instructor: Rita Uetsuka
Feb 24

Mon 10–1pm
Off-site
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17. Make Your Own: Chabako with Washi Inside and Out 10 kg

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Instructor: Rita Uetsuka
Feb 19
Wed 10–1pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 12



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18. Make Your Own: Japanese Style Screen

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Instructor: Rita Uetsuka
Feb 25
Tue 9:30–4pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 14



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19. Make Your Own: Lamp and Washi Shade

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Instructor: Rita Uetsuka
Mar 7 (Date has been changed from Feb 17)
Mon 10–12:30pm
Off-site
Cancel by -



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20. Washi Eggs and Washi Box for Easter

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Instructor: Tokuko Tanaka
Mar 14
Fri 1–3:30pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
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Curinary Enrichment


21. Asian Vegan Kitchen

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Mar 7, 14, Apr 4
Fri 10:30–1pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 26



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22. Curries and Rice: Entertain the Indian Vegetarian Way 1

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Mar 10, 17, 31
Mon 10:30–1pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 28



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23. Curries and Rice: Entertain the Indian Vegetarian Way 2

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Apr 7, 14, 21
Mon 10:30-1pm
Off-site
¥24,070 (materials: ¥3,000)
Cancel by Mar 31



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24. Asian Vegetarian Exotic Noodles: Thailand, China, Burma, Malaysia & Korea 1

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Feb 26, Mar 12, 19
Wed 10:30–1pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 17



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25. Asian Vegetarian Exotic Noodles: Thailand, China, Burma, Malaysia & Korea 2

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Instructor: Hema Parekh 
Apr 16, 23, 30
 Wed 10:30–1pm
Off-site
¥24,070 (materials: ¥3,000)
Cancel by Apr 7



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26. Asian Vegetarian: Zen Temple Cooking with a Touch of Tofu 1

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Instructors: Hema Parekh
Mar 11, 18, Apr 1
Tue 10:30–1pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 28



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27. Asian Vegetarian: Zen Temple Cooking with a Touch of Tofu 2

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Apr 8, 15, 22
Tue 10:30–1pm
Off-site
¥ 24,070 (materials: ¥3,000)
Cancel by Apr 1



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28. Japanese Home Cooking: Agedashi Tofu! 1

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Instructor: Kumi Kui 
May 13
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
¥7,870
Cancel by May 2

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29. Japanese Home Cooking: Agedashi Tofu! 2

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Instructor: Kumi Kui 
May 20
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
¥7,870
Cancel by May 13 

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30. Japanese Home Cooking: Beef in Miso

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Instructor: Kumi Kui 
Apr 22
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
¥7,870
Cancel by Apr 15



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31. Japanese Home Cooking: Chicken Teriyaki

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Instructor: Kumi Kui
Mar 18
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
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32. Japanese Home Cooking: Dashi & Umami

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Instructor: Kumi Kui
Mar 11
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
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33. Japanese Home Cooking: Let's Make Sushi at Home 1

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Instructor: Kumi Kui
Feb 18
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
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34. Japanese Home Cooking: Let's Make Sushi at Home 2

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Instructor: Kumi Kui
Feb 25
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
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35. Japanese Home Cooking: Tempura at home 1

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Instructor: Kumi Kui
Apr 8
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
¥7,870
Cancel by Apr 1



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36. Japanese Home Cooking: Tempura at home 2

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Instructor: Kumi Kui
Apr 15
Tue 10:30–1:30pm
Off-site
¥7,870
Cancel by Apr 4



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37.  Let's Roll! Sakura Motif Rolls for Spring

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Instructor: Mamoru Shirasaki
Apr 3
Thur 11–1pm
Off-site
¥6,020
Cancel by Mar 19



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38. Let's Roll! Sushi for Hinamatsuri/ Doll Festival

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Instructor: Mamoru Shirasaki
Feb 26
Wed 11–1pm
Off-site

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39. Let's Roll! Vegetarian Sushi Rolls

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Instructor: Mamoru Shirasaki
Apr 23
Wed 11–1pm
Off-site
¥6,020
Cancel by Apr 16



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40. Mediterranean Cooking 1: Israeli, Greee, Morocco

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Instructor: Tair Mordoch
Feb 18, 25, Mar 11
Tue 10:30–1pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 10



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41. Mediterranean Cooking 2: Tapas, Flat Breads, Isreali Holiday Feast

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Instructor: Tair Mordoch
Mar 18, Apr 1, 8
Tue 10:30–1pm
Off-site
Cancel by Mar 11



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42. TAC Chefs: Cooking Like a Pro...Canapés and Appetizers

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Instructor: Scott Kihara 
Feb 17
Mon 11–1pm
Decanter
Cancel by Feb 7
 



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43. TAC Chefs: Cooking Like a Pro...Dessert!

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Instructor: Scott Kihara
Mar 3
Mon 11–1pm
Decanter
Cancel by Feb 24



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44. TAC Chefs: Cooking Like a Pro...Pasta 101

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Instructor:Scott Kihara 
Apr 7
Mon 11–1pm
Decanter
¥6,940
Cancel by Mar 31



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Cultural Enrichment

45. Classical Japanese Dance 1

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Instructor: Kazuko Ishihara
Feb 13, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20
Thur 2–4:30pm
Off-site
Cancel by Feb 5



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46. Classical Japanese Dance 2

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Instructor: Kazuko Ishihara
Apr 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15
Thur 2–4:30pm
Off-site
¥13,890 (materials: ¥1,000)
Cancel by Apr 8



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47. Japanese Calligraphy Shodo

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Instructor: Yuriko Nakamura
Feb 13, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, Apr 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22
Thur 1–3pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
Cancel by Feb 5



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48. Japanes Culture and Traditions: Kimono- Intricate Elegance

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
Mar 19
Wed 10–12pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
Cancel by Mar 12



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49. Japanes Culture and Traditions: Enjoy Tea Ceremony as a Guest

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
Apr 8, 15
Tue 10:30–12:30pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1/ Off-site
¥6,480 (materials: ¥2,100)
Cancel by Apr 1



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50. Japanes Culture and Traditions: Kamakura- Ancient Japan Close to Home

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
May 8
Thur 10–12pm
Women's Group Classrooms B1
¥2,780
Cancel by Apr 28

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51. Japanes Culture and Traditions: Touring Kyoto & Beyond

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
Mar 12
Wed 10–12pm
Women's Group Classrooms (B1)
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52. Japanes Culture and Traditions: Touring Tokyo & Beyond

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
Feb 19, 26
Wed 10–12pm
Women's Group Classrooms (B1)
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53. Kimono Styling: Wearing a Yukata

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Instructor: Jane Yamano
May 15
Thur 10–12pm
Women's Group Classrooms (B1)
¥2,780
Cancel by May 8

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Culutural Excursions

54. On the Spice Trail of India & Thailand 1

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Instructor: Hema Parekh  
Mar 20
Thur 10–1:30pm
Off-site
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55. On the Spice Trail of India & Thailand 2

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Apr 17
Thur 10–1:30pm
Off-site
¥6,480 (Lunch: ¥1,500)
Cancel by Apr 8



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56. Flowers! A Trip to the Ota Wholesale Flower Market

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Instructor: Chikako Yoshimoto/ Cathy Noyes
Mar 12
Wed 6:30–12pm
Off-site
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57. Gems and Jewelry: An Insider View 1

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Feb 27
Thur 9:30–2pm
Off-site
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58. Gems and Jewelry: An Insider View 2

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Apr 24
Thur 9:30–2pm
Off-site
¥6,480 (Lunch: ¥1,500)
Cancel by Apr 17



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59. Japanese Culture & Traditions: Jindai-ji Temple and Botanical Garden

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
Apr 3
Thur 9:30–3:30pm
Off-site
¥4,630 (Transportation, Lunch: ¥2,000)
Cancel by Mar 19



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60. Japanese Culture & Traditions: Kamakura Excursion

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
May 15
Thur 9–4pm
Off-site
¥5,560 (Transportation, Lunch: ¥4,500)
Cancel by May 8

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61. Japanese Culture & Traditions: Mitake Valley

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
Apr 18
Fri 9–4pm
Off-site
¥5,560 (Transportation, Lunch: ¥3,200)
Cancel by Apr 9



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62. Japanese Culture & Traditions: Walking Mt. Takao and Ukai Toriyama Lunch

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Instructor: Yuriko Hirayama
Apr 23
Wed 9–5pm
Off-site
¥5,560 (Transportation, Lunch: ¥7,000)
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63. Tsukiji Shopping Tour: Chicken and Seafood Recipes 1

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Instructor: Reiko Yoshikawa
Feb 13
Thur 8:30–12pm
Off-site
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64. Tsukiji Shopping Tour: Chicken and Seafood Recipes 2

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Instructor: Reiko Yoshikawa
Feb 28
Fri 8:30–12pm
Off-site
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65. Tsukiji Tour: Guiding Visitors 1

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Instructor: Reiko Yoshikawa
Feb 17
Fri 8:30–12pm
Off-site
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66.  Tsukiji Tour: Guiding Visitors 2

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Instructor: Reiko Yoshikawa
Feb 24
Mon 8:30–12pm
Off-site
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Personal Enrichment
 

67. How To Successfully Start & Manage a Project at Home/ Work

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Instructor: Jun Edo Orlanes  
Feb 12, 19, 26 Mar 12, 19
Wed 1–3pm
Women's Group Classrooms (B1)
Cancel by Feb 4
 


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68. Parent-Child Personality Type Seminar

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Instructor: Harumi Gondo
Feb 13, 20, 27
Thur 10–1pm
Women's Group Classrooms (B1) & Off-site
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69. Speak Easy: English Conversation for Upper Intermediate

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Instructor: Justine Jonas
Feb 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19 Apr 2, 9, 16, 23
Wed 10–11:30pm
Women's Group Classrooms (B1)
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70. Practical Thai Cooking- Vegetarian 1

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Feb 14, 28
Fri 10:30-1pm
Off-site
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71. Practical Thai Cooking- Vegetarian 2

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Feb 18, 25
Tue 10:30-1pm
Off-site
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72. Practical Thai Cooking- Vegetarian 3

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Instructor: Hema Parekh
Apr 18, 25
Fri 10:30-1pm
Off-site
¥16,200 (materials: ¥3,000)
Cancel by Apr 9



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