Enrichment Programs

Connections offers dozens of stimulating enrichment programs to all Club Members.

From Japanese culture and cooking to art, the classes cover a broad range of subjects and are taught by experienced instructors.

Enrichment programs are open to adults. The ¥3,500 registration fee per class is waived for Connections members. Class and material fees vary.

Explore the possibilities from the programs below.

All Material fees are paid to the instructor directly in cash, unless stated otherwise.

Please see policies and procedures.

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Advanced English for Real Life (Series)

Thu Feb 01 to Thu Apr 25 | 10am

Boost your English-speaking ability and confidence through a fun, weekly class.

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Art Attack

Tue Apr 02 | 12pm to 3pm

Unleash your creativity with unconventional painting materials and techniques.

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Bamboo Lantern Making

Thu Mar 14 | 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Brighten up your home with a handcrafted Japanese lamp.

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Easter Flower Arrangement

Tue Mar 26 | 10:30am to 12pm

Create your own “garden” of yellow flowers and green plants.

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Indian Delights: Vegetarian Classics from Northern India

Tue Mar 12 | 10:30am to 1pm

Savor the aromas and flavors of Indian cuisine.

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Indian Delights: Vegetarian Street Food

Thu Mar 07 | 10:30am to 1pm

Delve into the spice-rich world of street food from northern India.

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Japanese Garden Walk: East Meets West

Thu May 16 | 9am to 12pm

Take in the beautiful Kyu Furukawa Gardens in Tokyo's Kita Ward.

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Japanese Garden Walk: Shibamata Gardens

Tue Mar 05 | 9am to 2pm

Take in prized garden grounds in Tokyo.

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Japanese Gift Wrapping

Wed Mar 27 | 10am to 12pm

Put some "wow" into your gift wrapping.

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Japanese Home Cooking: A Chicken Favorite

Fri May 10 | 10:30am to 1pm

Pick up Japanese cooking tips while creating a selection of flavor-packed dishes.

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Japanese Home Cooking: Dashi Stock

Wed Mar 06 | 10:30am to 1pm

Explore one of Japanese cooking's fundamental ingredients.

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Japanese Home Cooking: Easy Sushi

Wed Feb 28 | 10:30am to 1pm

Who says you have to apprentice for 10 years to be able to make Japan’s iconic sushi?

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Japanese Home Cooking: Tsukune Chicken

Fri Apr 05 | 10:30am to 1pm

Explore the world of Japanese cooking while making a meal of popular dishes.

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Preparing Spring Picnic and Party Fare

Tue Apr 16 | 10:30am to 1:30pm

Who doesn't like a park picnic with family or potluck party with friends?

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Silk Kimono Table Mat Workshop

Wed Apr 03 | 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Craft a keepsake uniquely yours with textiles of unparalleled beauty.

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Sogetsu Ikebana (Series)

Thu Jan 18 to Thu May 30 | 9am

Established in 1927, the Sogetsu school of ikebana flower arrangement features both standard and freeform styles.

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Spring Flower Arrangement

Tue Apr 23 | 10:30am to 12pm

Celebrate Mother Nature’s awakening by arranging a selection of colorful spring flowers in a basket.

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Sumi-e Japanese Ink Painting (Series)

Tue Jan 30 to Tue May 28 | 9am

Learn the traditional Japanese art of sumi-e brush and ink painting.

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Tea Ceremony Experience

Fri Mar 15 | 2:30pm to 4pm

Explore a classic piece of traditional Japanese culture at an afternoon workshop at the Club.

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Temari Ball Workshop (Series)

Wed Feb 14 to Wed Mar 06 | 10am

Delicate and detailed, traditional temari toy balls have been prized in Japan for more than a millennium.

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The Art of Mochi

Tue May 14 | 10am to 12:30pm

Learn how to make two traditional Japanese sweets.

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Traditional Sweets and Tea Ceremony

Tue Apr 23 | 10am to 12:30pm

Delve into the mouthwatering world of traditional Japanese confectionery.

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Woodblock Printing (Series)

Mon Jan 22 to Mon Mar 25 | 10am

Produce your own stunning example of this essential Japanese art.

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