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Chicago, IL 60657 United States

November 2021

Reiki Level I Shoden Class November

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$200.00

Reiki Level I Shoden: In-person certification training in JanuaryREIKI LEVEL I - SHODEN10-hour certification training in traditional Japanese Reiki: “Usui Reiki Ryoho”Class Dates: Fridays November 5, 12, 19, 26 & December 3 at the JCC from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PMParticipants need to attend all sessions to certify.Please wear a face mask when you come to the Center. This class has a minimum of two students, if the minimum is not met students will be transferred to the next month's…

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November Japanese Handheld Weapons Class

November 6 @ 7:00 am - November 20 @ 9:00 am
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States

Meifu Shinkage-ryu includes several specialized weapon skills that can be traced to the ancient Samurai in Japan.Event DescriptionThis class will meet on Saturday November 6th and 20th at 7:00am for two hours. This class will be meeting in person at the center. Masks are required for students who are unvaccinated. Meifu Shinkage-ryu includes several specialized weapon skills that can be traced to the ancient Samurai in Japan. Many of the weapon skills taught in Meifu Shinkage-ryu were once kept as…

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Virtual November Haiku Class

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$20.00

The JCC is pleased to host a virtual Haiku Workshop taught by Sensei Seiyo, Buddhist lay minister and resident Haiku Master.Event DescriptionThe upcoming haiku class will focus on bringing your "snapshots" alive - those moments that happen every day that go unnoticed due to the demands of life. Join us on this Path to awaken and return to the beginner's mind where everything is fresh, new, and possible.Each class in this series will be an hour and a half. The…

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November Japanese Handheld Weapons Class (Afternoon)

November 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$40.00

Meifu Shinkage-ryu includes several specialized weapon skills that can be traced to the ancient Samurai in Japan.Event DescriptionThis class will meet on Saturday November 13th at 3:00pm for two hours. Please note that the $40 class fee only covers this one class.This class will be meeting in person at the center. Masks are required for students who are unvaccinated. Meifu Shinkage-ryu includes several specialized weapon skills that can be traced to the ancient Samurai in Japan. Many of the weapon…

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November Haiku Master Class : Hybrid

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$20.00

Haiku Master Class for students who have previously studied with Shehan Sensei.Event DescriptionThe Haiku Master Class is open to people that have attended one of the previous haiku classes offered by the Japanese Culture Center or approval of Shehan Sensei.Each class will be an hour and a half.Class will start at 1:00pm$20 class fee only covers the one November session. Please bring a notebook and writing instrument. Students will be given handouts and access to a class Dropbox to turn…

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November Japanese Handheld Weapons Class (Afternoon)

November 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$40.00

Meifu Shinkage-ryu includes several specialized weapon skills that can be traced to the ancient Samurai in Japan.Event DescriptionThis class will meet on Saturday November 27th at 3:00pm for two hours. Please note that the $40 class fee only covers this one class.This class will be meeting in person at the center. Masks are required for students who are unvaccinated. Meifu Shinkage-ryu includes several specialized weapon skills that can be traced to the ancient Samurai in Japan. Many of the weapon…

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January 2022

Reiki Level I Shoden Class January

January 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$200.00

Reiki Level I Shoden: In-person certification training in JanuaryREIKI LEVEL I - SHODEN10-hour certification training in traditional Japanese Reiki: “Usui Reiki Ryoho”Class Dates: Fridays January 7, 14, 21, 28 and Feb 4 at the JCC from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PMParticipants need to attend all sessions to certify.Please wear a face mask when you come to the Center. This class has a minimum of two students, if the minimum is not met students will be transferred to the next month's…

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Introductory Ikenobo Ikebana Workshop (In-Person)

January 15, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$75.00

Join us for this Introductory Ikebana Workshop in the Ikenobo style of Ikebana.Workshop InformationDate: January 15Time: 2:00-4:00pm Location: Japanese Culture CenterNumber of Students: 10 StudentsNumber of Classes: one workshopLength: 2 hoursCost: $75.00Registration Deadline: Two weeks prior to workshop date.If the 10 student minimum is not met, registration will be moved to the 2022 WorkshopPlease take this information into consideration when registering: This class has a minimum number of 10 students. If this minimum is not met by one week prior…

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Introduction to Ikebana Flower Arrangement: 6 Week Class

January 23, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$200.00

We are excited to offer the next 6 Week Ikebana Course with Ikenobo Senior Professor Charles Harris at the Japanese Culture Center!We are excited the return of the 6 Week Ikenobo Ikebana Course at the Japanese Culture Center!Class begins Sunday 1/23/20214:00-5:00pm Introductory Course The course fee is $200, which includes flowers and all tools required for both the course. You can take home all tools and materials after its completion to continue the practice. There is a limited capacity of 7 students…

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February 2022

Suminagashi – Japanese Paper Marbling Workshop

February 5, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Japanese Culture Center, 1016 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
$60.00

Join artist Pamela Martinez for a 2 hour introduction to Suminagashi Japanese paper marbling.Suminagashi translated means floating black ink. It is the ancient meditative Japanese practice of gently floating pigments on the surface of water with a brush and then capturing the mono print image on an absorbent paper. This exciting 2 hr. workshop will present historical background and introduce the time honored technique and several artistic possibilities. Recommended for adult beginners. Limit of 10. All supplies provided.Class topics include:•…

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