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Art History - Japan/Nippon's Cultural Highlights, Land of the Rising Sun, 1:1
Learner is introduced to the ancient culture of Japan exploring its geography, history & art forms from pottery, gardens, noh theater, origami, to temples/shrines, festivals and more, discovering their meaningful beauty and rich symbolism.
Pamela Ocana, M.A.
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Important Notes: All of my classes are inclusive. Classes are suitable for the neurodiverse child. CEFR: B1-B2 or above. Learner enjoys a thorough introduction to the ancient history and culture of Japan, starting with the Jomon Period ca. 14,000 BCE to Post World War II. The class is so rich and beautiful, time completely flies by. The class will cover Japan's geography, the development of its culture, the impact of Shinto and Zen on its arts and ceremonies, such as Ikebana,...
Student will gain a thorough appreciation of the Japanese ancient and refined culture.
Teacher grew up in Japan, where she learned and practiced the principles of Ikebana; later on she studied Fine Arts at the Candido Bido Academy and Crealde School of Art, has a B.A. in Psychology, a Master's Degree in Liberal Studies; her thesis was on Art & Humanities, including an Exhibit she curated for City Hall based on her work, Symbiotic Relationships; she carries Art in her DNA; and is a valued Art History teacher on our Outschool platform (see other parents' reviews).
A quiet area for learner to enjoy the class mindfully.
Informal, throughout class and with a final Q&A.
1 hour 5 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
All class material has been curated to be child -friendly and is from reputable sources: National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo National Museum of Japan The Mori Art Museum Yayoi Kusama Museum The Hakone Open Air Museum The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Brooklyn Museum The Davis Museum The Los Angeles County Museum National Library of Congress National World War II Museum, New Orleans, USA & Peace Memorial Museum & Children’s Peace Monument, Hiroshima, Japan "Sadako and the One Thousand Cranes", by author Eleanor Coerr, Primary School non-fiction literature recommended reading Sankt Margarthen Sculpture Center, Burgenland, Austria NASA Encyclopedia Britannica Photographs of artist Christo's Umbrella USA and Japan installation, as well as from gardens, castles, shrines, temples, Tokyo Tower, Shibuya Train Station, famous crossing, Ginza, and natural highlights such as Mount Fuji, cherry blossoms and festival of lights.
Pamela Ocana, M.A.It is my passion to share the gifts of Yoga, Meditation, Art History/Humanities, Languages, Kindness & Logic in a joyful & mindful way with children of all ages, including those young at heart. I believe these areas of study help cultivate personal wellbeing, an enriched community, and ultimately, a more peaceful world.
381 total reviews
737 completed classes
1) I teach subjects that have captivated my mind and heart for a lifetime: Mindful Yoga, rooted in its well-proven techniques (Mindfulness, Poses, Breathing Control Exercises, and Meditation); kid-friendly Art History classes; Linguistic...