Bido Lecture in Ofunato

Beauty, Event, Travel, Weblog2018.07.09

I was asked to do my Bido and SMILE lecture at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Tenjin-kai Social Welfare Association in Ofunato, Japan.

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I demonstrated that being in a wheelchair is no challenge to be dressed in a formal kimono.

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Doesn’t Ms. Tabata look beautiful?ハート デコメ絵文字

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Heart デコメ絵文字Thank you to all who came!Heart デコメ絵文字

Featured in the newspaper

Event, Kimono, Travel, Weblog, Weekend2018.05.20


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Kyoto continued


ハート デコメ絵文字Not only did we get to see Mr. and Mrs. Harita, we also got to spend time with the Young Americans – Advance Team Cast as well!ハート デコメ絵文字

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Hello Fukuoka!

Kimono, Travel, Weblog, Weekend2018.02.05

This past weekend, I traveled to Fukuoka with my daughter for the Nishi-Nihon YamanoRyu Shinenkai.きらきらハート の画像

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My wonderful assistant helping me with my obi demonstration “Sea of Waves”.


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On our way to Aomori!

Travel, Weblog2018.01.29

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A Yamano tradition

Kimono, School, Travel, Weblog2017.12.28

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An amazing day at Make Up Forever!

School, Travel2017.12.27


Being able to work hands on with all the different types of make up is priceless!

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Receiving demonstrations from the masters!

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Traveling through Europe

School, Travel2017.12.26

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Merry Christmas!!!

School, Travel, Weblog2017.12.25

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A beautiful Christmas Tree made of treats!!!Heart デコメ絵文字



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School, Travel, Weblog2017.12.20


Looks like Wishes and Dreamy are already here!

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Breakfast with our students.