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Mr. Noritaka Noda is president of Ikenobo Ikebana NYC Chapter and also the first and only US special professor recognized by Ikenobo Headquarters in Kyoto, Japan.

Ikenobo is the original and the oldest Ikebana School from Japan. With almost 600 years of history, the school continues to evolve with the introduction of new materials and new styles. We welcome you to study both the traditional and modern Ikebana with us.

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Reviews & comments from workshops and classes

  • Congratulations on your World Cup win!  I saw where you used one of your new containers.  Very artistic!  ~ TS, Boston
  • Sensei! You are the best instructor. Thank you. – DL, San Francisco 
  • I am so grateful for your time, inspiration, and expertise. I have learned so much more than I expected from our time together! – SA, Chicago
  • Professor Noda, Thank you so much for your fantastic lessons, fantastic teacher. Please come again – JB, Colorado
  • I learned so much. You are an outstanding instructor! – AT, Seattle
  • Sensei Noda, Thank you for a wonderful workshop. I learned so many new things. Thank you also for your encouragement and videos, . It was a pleasure to have you here in Anchorage. – AA, Anchorage
  • Thank you Sensei for your very informative & fun workshop. – TF, Vancouver 
  • This workshop has been very inspiring and rekindled my enthusiasm. This is a high praise!  You are a wonderful teacher. – J, Chicago
  • Sensei, Thank you for a very creative workshop! I plan to use some of your ideas!! – KM, San Francisco
  • What a wonderful series of classes!!  We all learned so much. I think the classes went well beyond everyone’s expectations — which were pretty high to start with.  I hope we can do it again!  – MR, Boston
  • Dear Professor, Thank you very much for sharing your wisdom & wonderful teaching skills with us! – H, Colorado
  • Dear Noda Sensei, Thank you very much for the wonderful workshop. Your creativity is much appreciated. – CC, Vancouver 
  • Thank you ever so much for your coming to us to lecture and conduct workshops. Thank you for your oh so elegant arrangements!  – VS, Washington DC
  • Thank you so much for the wonderful workshops and demo.  We truly appreciate your wonderful presentation. – WL, Arizona
  • I appreciate your lesson organization with pictures of arrangements plus many tips to help improve my skills. – MK, Chicago
  • I have been following you on instagram for many years. Love your ikebana. Thank you! – S, San Francisco

Ikebana Ikenobo Classes  
In-person classes for all levels at the Nippon Club  

For class schedule, fees and registration details, please visit Nippon Club class information pages below. In-person classes are held at the Nippon Club located at 145 W 57th St, New York, NY


First session: 4/14 – 5/20 ~  English  |  日本語

Second session: 6/9 – 7/8 ~ English  |  日本語

  • These classes are for beginner, intermediate and advanced level study. 
  • Each class size is limited. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that some classes are already fully registered.  
  • If you are signing up for classes for the first time, please contact  212-581-2223 or culture@nipponclub.org 
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