National-Licensed Interpretive Guide
Kana has been working as a national-licensed interpretive guide since 2009, guiding guests from all over the world including VIP guests such as Hollywood actress, world-famous musicians, NBA star player, etc. She is passionate about Japanese classical and traditional arts, and she is a qualified instructor of Urasenke Tea Ceremony, plays the shamisen (3-stringed Japanese traditional music instrument) and performs Kyogen (Japanese 700-year-old UNESCO heritage theater), and holds BA in English and another BA in Japanese Classical and Traditional Arts. Growing up as a Buddhist and Shintoist, she is passionate about the philosophy of these Japanese religions – “be one with nature” and “live in the moment”.
She has been thankful for every guiding opportunities where she could share her insights, passion, and knowledge about Japan, and she decided to start the online courses to reach further more people around the world.