Learn how to dress 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. Great course for people who are new and first time dressing kimono.


With over 80 years of history, Yamano is one of Japan’s leading beauty education institutions. Due to its long history in the beauty industry, students are able to receive top-level instruction, plus support in obtaining internships and potential full-time employment upon graduation. With an education from Yamano, students can become a global beauty leader in Japan.

Free consultation (Please email here before purchase any class)

Starting Date2024/ 9/6

10:00 ~ 12:00  (Monday course) 

16:00 ~ 18:00  (Tuesday course)

Location New York Kimono Academy in NYC
Average Class Size5 people
Age Requirements15 and older


Membership fee

$30 (Only first time for taking Yamano-style course)
Educational material

Text book and some kimono accessories.

Intuition $80/ month ( 12 classes )

Rental kimonos full sets for the basic course is available, please ask.

 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, L) 

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

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