Bonsai is a Japanese art form using trees grown in containers. The purposes of bonsai are primarily contemplation (for the viewer) and the pleasant exercise of effort and ingenuity (for the grower). Bonsai practice focuses on long-term cultivation and shaping of one or more small trees growing in a container.
7PM Dining Room
10AM Dining Room
Since the group’s establishment at the East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center in June of 1981,Kishin Daiko has continued to entertain, educate and enlighten audiences with the dynamic, powerful and heart stopping sounds of taiko (Japanese drumming).
Koto is the art of Japanese Harp. The koto is one of the most popular traditional instruments in Japan.
2nd and 4th Saturday
1:30PM and 2:30PM Classroom 3
$20/month for ESGVJCC Members
$30 for Non-members
Join us as we explore the world of the samurai of ancient Japan!
ADMISSION IS FREE!
All movies will be presented in the Sugimoto Social Hall
Kei Kumai's LOVE and FAITH (orginally Ogin-sama)
Sunday, June 12, 2016 @ 1:00PM
Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan is a series of flowing movements that are performed slowly to improve and revitalize the mind and body. Some benefits of doing Tai Chi are an increase in flexibility, balance, relaxation and a sense of well-being.
Instructor: Shukli Ebihara
About the Intstructor: Shuk-Li Ebihara is a Social Worker and currently working with seniors. She has been practicing Tai Chi since 2000 and teaching since 2013. She teaches the Yang Style Long Form, which consists of 108 forms. The class includes slow stretches, the Tai Chi forms, and ends with a deep breathing exercise.
Come join us every Mondays at 4:00PM in the Sugimoto Family Social Hall for a 1 hour Tai Chi class.