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Nearly New Sale at the Tokyo American Club, Minato-ku

Looking for some great deals on adult and kids clothing and other home items in Tokyo? Then do not miss the annual Nearly New Sale happening new month at the Tokyo American Club.  This popular event is open to the public. The Nearly New Sale (flea market) is Friday, April …

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Spring Macrobiotic Workshop

Spring means new beginnings…and new fruits and vegetables in the grocery stores that’ll leave you scratching your head wondering what they are, how they taste, and how to use them. In this Spring Seasonal Workshop, we’ll start off by presenting to you macrobiotic concepts where you’ll discover what foods are …

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Chabako Classes

chabako classes

If you love utility crafts, then join us at Best Living Japan for a Chabako Class. You will go home with a lovely washi covered Japanese wooden tea box which is tin lined. Chabakos make great storage boxes for woollens and special keepsakes. Chabako Classes are 10,000 JPY + 8% …

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American Holiday Cooking Classes

american holiday cooking classes

Join us for our American Holiday Cooking Classes.  Whether it is your 1st or 10th holiday season in Japan. Japan’s smaller houses and ovens, and difficulty of finding favorite increments can add stress to your holiday season. Two holiday cooking classes will be offered – Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner. Enjoy …

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10 Tokyo Festivals To Catch This Summer

10 Tokyo Festivals To Catch This Summer Want to experience a summer matsuri (a Japanese festival) in Tokyo, but don’t want to brave the crowds and heat? We’ve rounded up several Tokyo festivals that are perfect for families. Put on your yukata, dress the kids in their jinbei, fill your …

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Roppongi Hills & TV Asahi Summer Station Events

Adorable Life-sized Doraemon statues at Roppongi Hills marks the beginning of their annual Summer Station. The TV Asahi and Roppongi Hills` Summer Station event is filled with live entertainment, games and activities. Purchase their 1-day Summer pass (2,000 yen JHS and older; 1,000 kids aged 4 up to JHS) at …

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2018 Tokyo Summer Fireworks

tokyo fireworks

Here are our 2018 Top Tokyo Summer Fireworks recommendations. Tokyo area fireworks are a must experience. The sky of Tokyo area will be alive with fireworks once the rainy season passes in mid-July.  I believe one has not experienced Japan until you wear your yukata (cotton kimono) and geta (wooden sandals) …

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Cake Decorating Classes

cake decorating classes

Best Living Japan is excited to tie-up with Cake Decorating instructor Seema Jain for our Halloween and Holiday whipped cream with fondant decoration cake class. You’ll learn how make and decorate a cake using a fresh whipped cream frosting that is very stable and not too sweet like buttercream. This class focuses on giving …

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American Desserts Baking Classes

american desserts baking classes

Craving your American dessert favorites? Join one of our American Desserts Baking classes to learn how to make the perfect pie and muffins. Get advice on where to source ingredients in Japan and other local cooking tips. All American Desserts Baking Classes are 7,500 JP + 8% JP consumption tax …

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Plant Based Cooking Classes

plant based cooking classes

Would you like to have more energy, feel younger, recover better, reduce the risk of autoimmune diseases? Try one of our Plant Based Cooking Classes. Have an overall healthier lifestyle which is environmentally friendly and kinder to the planet, but always thought this is too complicated, not tasty and the kids will not like …

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Ayurvedic Cooking Classes

ayurvedic cooking classes

Are you interested in improving your family’s health and mind through better eating? If yes, I highly recommend you attend one of the Best Living Japan Ayurvedic Cooking Classes. Ayurveda has three main focuses: healing, prevention, and healthcare. Ayurvedic cooking is the personalizing of food for each person’s healing process. …

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Best Living Japan Class Vouchers

Get incremental saving on your Best Living Japan classes by buying a set of Best Living Japan class vouchers. Best Living Japan offers over 30 different types of cooking, art & crafts, and lifestyle classes and tours. Check our selection of classes.  All the classes are conducted in the Best …

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French Cooking Classes

french cooking classes

Best Living Japan is excited to tie-up for a second season of French Cooking Classes with French cooking teacher, Adèle Grosset, in each class your will learn four recipes and French cooking techniques. Recipes from appetizers to main dishes and desserts – menu ideas with ingredients that can easily sourced in …

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Southeast Asian Cooking Classes

southeast asian cooking classes

Love Thai and Vietnamese food, but never quite sure how to start cooking it?  Join Jeannine, an experienced cooking teacher, and learn how to adjust the spice level to your taste, where to quickly and easily buy Thai ingredients in Tokyo (many can be purchased through Honest Bee), and how …

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Best Living Japan Class Policies and FAQs

Best Living Japan Class Policies and FAQs

Thank you for your interest in taking a class at the Best Living Japan Studio. Below are some frequently asked Best Living Japan Class Policies and FAQs. If you still have a question about a class, please send an email to info@BestLivingJapan.com. For our latest class selection check here. Best …

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Wagara Classes

wagara classes

If you like to paint and jewelry, then going a Wagara class. Wagara means ‘Japanese classical patterns’ which used to be applied to Japanese kimono. We will be applying the same concept to a wood chip and creating jewelry. Join one of Best Living Japan’s Wagara Classes and learn the …

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Japanese Dining Etiquette


Attend this Japanese Dining Etiquette seminar lunch if you want to gain confidence in your manners and be more relaxed the next time you visit a Japanese formal restaurant or friend’s home. We will enjoy a delicious multi-course Japanese lunch in the Best Living Japan Studio in Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, …

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