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Day 2 How to dress summer kimono & Hoso obi (In person) Learn how to dress kimono by yourself in the authentic way. The traditional method of kimono dressing requires skill and technique. It may look simple & elegant however it does require time and practice for you to master it. You will also learn how to apply accessories for dressing correctly, for different types of kimono and occasions.

  • Date: 4/10/2023 18:00
  • Location 428 East 10th street NY NY (Map)
  • More Info: New York Kimono Academy


Date: 2023 September  (Every Monday)

Time: 10:00 pm ~ 12:00 pm or 4:00 ~ 6:00pm 

Location: East Village : New York Kimono Academy in NYC

Instructor:  Masae Satouchi (Certified kimono dresser) 


Single drop in $65/ class (2 hours)

Beginners Course $570 (12 classes/ 24 hours of training ) 

Including intuition fee and text book.

  • Membership fee $ 30 (Only first time for taking Yamano-style course) 
  • Rental kimonos full sets for the basic course is available

 Basic dressing  program

  • Day 1: Yukata dressing and Obi tying
  • Day 2: Tying the Hoso Obi
  • Day 3: Undergarments and Accessories
  • Day 4: Casual kimono (Komon) dressing
  • Day 5: Komon dressing, and tying the Nagoya Obi (Otaiko)
  • Day 6: Tsumugi dressing, and tying the Nagoya Obi (Zentsu)
  • Day 7: Komon dressing, and tying the Nagoya Obi (Rokutsu)

    Formal dressing
  • Day 8: Part 1: Tying the Niju-daiko
  • Day 9: Part 2: Tying the Niju-daiko
  • Day 10: Tying Tsunodashi using the Nagoya Obi
  • Day 11: Kitsuke according to age
  • Day 12: Total Kimono fashion based on the “BIDO” concept (hair, makeup, fashion and manners)

Certificate of completion course (12 class)  

◆A kimono dresser certificate of completion from Yamano kimono dressing school will be provided (Optional) 

◆If you miss a class make up class is available.  Follow up private class is available for $40 If it's necessary  (Optional)

◆For a small class, available for reschedule a time and date of a class If  It is in more than a week advance notice.    

◆Rental kimono, obi and some accessories are available. (We have some rental kimonos for size XS, S, M) 

Please book a free consultation for rental kimono before the class starts.

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