O snail
climb Mount Fuji
But slowly, slowly!

All activities in this section are intended to assist you in choosing first-hand experiences with Japanese people and their culture.

No matter the season, you need a reservation for almost any class you take, and it can be done via email. It is polite to book it at least one or two weeks in advance of the class and stating any special needs. On the day of your class, it is very important to be on time; even 15 minutes early is polite. Either way, set out early because finding places in Kyoto always takes longer than expected.