Ichiyo School Teacher
Come to Class as Often as you Can
Style: Group, private or online lessons
Location: My studio in St. Petersburg, FL
Class Schedule: Typically Sunday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday. Also teaching at Ichiyo School Chapter meetings. All levels of students welcomed to classes as teaching is individualized to student’s need.
Master Ichiyo Teacher
Ikebana Ichiyo Master Teacher, Jeanne Houlton, born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, is now living and teaching Ichiyo ikebana in St. Petersburg, Florida after retiring from her job at DFS/San Francisco corporate office as fashion merchandise manager for an international retailer. She started ikebana in Hawaii in 1969 and restarted in Sarasota in 1994. She currently studies with Ichiyo Iemoto Naohiro Kasuya. She has demonstrated for 10 Ikebana chapters and represented North America at the 10th world convention.
Teaching in St. Petersburg, FL area and Online
Ichiyo Arrangements by Jeanne Houlton and Students
Sister Cities Demonstration
As the first program in the 2022 Clearwater-Nagano Virtual Exchange series, Sensei Jeanne Houlton of the Ichiyo School will demonstrates the traditional Japanese art of Ikebana, or flower arranging. While Ikebana has been practiced for over 1,000 years in Japan, the Ichiyo school was founded in 1937. Jeanne has practiced Ikebana for several decades and is the president of the Ichiyo Florida chapter, as well as a former president of the Ikebana International St. Petersburg chapter.