Finding Your Ikigai

Explore the Japanese concept of ikigai to find your purpose in Japan.

Start with an introductory three-hour workshop and three follow-up group sessions to find the answers to the four main questions crucial to finding your ikigai:

  • What do you love?
  • What are you good at?
  • How can you make a living?
  • What does the world need?

Instructor: Jennifer Shinkai
Jennifer Shinkai is a life coach certified by the International Coach Federation with experienced in personal and professional development. Born in the UK and educated at St Hugh’s College, Oxford University, Shinkai now lives in Tokyo.


  • Oct 1 & 8 and Nov 5 & 19
  • 10–11:30am (Oct 1: 9:30am–12:30pm)
  • Jean Pearce classroom
  • Class fee: ¥48,000
  • Cancellation deadline: Sep 20
  • Prices exclude consumption tax.
  • Classes until the end of September 2019 will be subjected to 8% consumption tax.
  • Classes from October 2019 onward will be subjected to 10% consumption tax.