Traditional Dance Class

Dancing may not be one of the first things that springs to mind when one thinks of Japan. However, dance is deeply ingrained in Japanese culture and is one of the arts which has been passed down from generation to generation, keeping its vibrant history alive. From the simple moves even children can learn at summer festivals, all the way to the intricate manoeuvres geisha must memorise to entertain their patrons, Japanese dance has a distinct style which is fascinating to observe.

In this activity you will have the unique opportunity to learn about the history and etiquette surrounding dance in Japan with an expert. First it is important to look the part, so you will have the chance to pick out a kimono and learn the challenge of moving correctly in this restrictive clothing. Once you know the basics, the instructor will walk you through various dance moves and you will soon be elegantly swaying and bobbing away.