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wellness class

Learn ancient therapy with a healer

Learn ancient therapy with a healer

Moxibustion—also known as “kyu” in Japan—is a type of heat therapy intended to boost health by improving the body’s energy flow. Practitioners use burned herbs (moxa) on certain points of the body to stimulate natural health. In this seminar, we’ll discuss the benefits of heat stimulation and learn how to locate…
2 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in

What's included

Yomogi Mochi I’ll provide yomogi mochi, a popular Japanese wormwood rice cake which contains no food coloring.
Herbal tea
Moxa We will use a round-base applicator for easy use, which you can take home after the session.

Your host



I’m a licensed moxibustion healer and acupuncturist. Since discovering these medicinal practices, I’ve been a firm believer in the power of natural, drug-free remedies. I’ve lived all over the world, from England to Malaysia to Syria. My husband and I are proud hosts and love to share these ancient therapies with new people.

Where you'll be

The class will take place at my home clinic in Otsuka, within walking distance of Ikebukuro. I can meet you at JR Otsuka Station or Shin-Otsuka Station. Otsuka is also accessible by tram, one of the city’s only remaining two tramlines.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Please wear clothing that allows easy access to your forearms, elbows, knees, and lower legs. Note that the smell of the moxa may transfer to your clothes.
wellness class
Learn ancient therapy with a healer
New experience
$37 per person
New experience
$37 per person