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Shoka Nishuike

We continued our review of shoka today at the JDIC with a shoka nishuike using vine maple and either chrysanthemum or sunflower. Just a reminder that our next classes at this location resume in October and on Wednesdays. Please check … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to the JDIC Class

We started the Fall season with shoka isshuike using larkspur and one sunflower arrangement. Thanks for bringing and sharing the sunflowers, Kathy. Just a reminder the next class at this location is next week and then the centre closes until … Continue reading

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May 17-June 25

Summer rain is good for the garden and a perfect time to catch up on the remainder of the Spring season photos. The highlight of this time of year, of course, is the visiting professor workshops. Here are the photos … Continue reading

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Spring Season Pics

It has been a busy Spring season and excitement builds as our workshops with our visiting professor get closer. Here is the season so far in review, starting with the most recent class and working our way back. May 8 … Continue reading

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March 2018 First Classes

A warm welcome back to our returning students and a hearty welcome to our newcomers. Classes have started at both locations with either a review or introduction, depending on the group, to shoka shofutai. Please check the calendar on the … Continue reading

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Fall 2017 Catching Up

What better time than deepest winter to catch up on our Fall photos.  Jiyuka/Freestyle  September 12 September 21 October 5   That’s it for now. More to come when I return.

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Fall Shoka Sanshuike

Welcome back everyone! We kicked off the Fall session with shoka shofutai, sanshuike, using materials that reflect the season. Check the calendar for upcoming classes and we really appreciate it if you can give as much notice as possible if … Continue reading

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Day 2 Visiting Professor Workshops June 26-27, 2017

We Offer Our Gratitude to All Who Contributed to This Event  Ikenobo Japan and Professor Mayumi Chino.  Our workshop participants and assistants for their enthusiasm and help with the food, flower preparation, translation and clean up. It truly made it … Continue reading

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Visiting Professor Workshops June 26-27, 2017

Jiyuka / Freestyle Our first evening with Professor Chino focused on freestyle. After professor Chino’s demonstration students chose from a variety of material to create their arrangements which were then corrected by the professor. Professor Chino’s skill and helpful comments … Continue reading

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Catch Up Time

It has been a busy session and we appreciate the dedication of our students. Anticipation and enthusiasm are high as we wrap up the Spring term with our first workshops with a visiting Ikenobo professor from Japan. Pictures of that … Continue reading

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