Come on out to Workaction Camp in Tokyo after new year! It’s a tradition in Japan in January to make a vision of that year. (New Year resolution) Spending such time together with entrepreneurs, location independent workers, and local entrepreneurs, let’s inspire each other and thrive the life of Tokyo. To enter, you must have some projects or work while you are here because we all want to be productive as well as Well, that’s why it’s “workation”
Japanese visit temples and/or shrines on new year to make a wish. It is called “Hatsumoude” 初詣. The translation is “the first visit” We thank for things happened last year and to wish health and happiness of the new year.
＜Special Meal おせち＞
Special meal we eat during new year is called “Osechi” おせち. We put special dishes in Bento box and share those food with families and visitors who comes around for new year greeting.
In new year, Japanese tradition is to do “Kakizome” 書き初め. Retaral translation is “writing to begin”. People make vision at the start of a new year, and by writing the goal, we determine to achieve that goal for the year.
In this workation, you can daily practice Japanese Calligraphy to think through what you want to bring out for 2017. And at the end of the week, make a official one 正書 to bring it back with you to remind you through out the year what your goal is.
Started a “Share House” in 2006, which is the growing living style of young professionals in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto. (Recently in the U.S., some people started using “Co-living”). Operating 34 Share Houses in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto.
She also developed United Nation Youth Ambassador programs in Japan, is also a board member of Kohitsuji Nursery School, and produces various global education programs
Workshop Facilitator: Tomio Ito
Founder of the Japan’s 1st coworking space “Cahootz”
Representative Director, Business Cooperative of Coworking
He himself is the coworker and dedicate his passion to broaden sprit of coworking. He organized coworking tour in Japan, and publishes the experiences at webmedia, Toiroha（ https://toiroha.jp/media/detail/178 ）. Now he proposes “Zondag Coworkation”, location free work & fun to county sides of Japan.
PR Director, Japan, Writer, the U.S.A, Outfitter Business Owner, the U.S.A, Music Business Developer, Japan etc.