You can't get the same experience on YouTube tutorials because Manami shares not only how to make Origami, but also its history as well as Japanese culture and values behind the shapes.
You will choose a few Origami from options with different skill levels.
Manami will demonstrate folding step by step, emphasising important skills. If anyone has questions or requests, she can stop to help anytime.
Precision and dexterousness that are required to fold a piece of paper is CONCENTRATING as well as THERAPEUTIC.
This experience provides you time to relax and share a common creative experience with people who you care. And you will create cool or lovely shapes by yourself.
Manami acquired B.A. from Keio University, M.A. and Ph.D. from University of Tsukuba. Her academic speciality is cultural heritage studies.
She loves Japanese traditional culture a lot and runs her own corporation, which aims to share it with people from other cultures. She has been teaching origami online to people from different backgrounds since May 2020. She is also Japanese language instructor and currently preparing online guided tours in Tokyo as well.
Manami started learning origami from her mother when she was 3 years old. Her origami experience is about more than learning skills. She loves to share the stories behind traditional origami and teach about Japanese traditional culture and values.
She speaks almost fluent (TOEFL 111) English and intermediate German. She studied for one year in Germany and did an internship in Switzerland for half a year. She likes travelling, visiting temples/shrines, learning languages and discussing cultural differences.