Bonsai Instructors

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Location (alphabetical)  |  NAME

Anaheim | KOFU BONSAI KAI

Website: kofukai.org

Facebook: facebook.com/Kofu-Bonsai-Kai-317694064936653

Address: Anaheim Methodist Church, 1000 South State College Boulevard, Anaheim [MAP]

Meeting Info: 3rd Saturday, 7:00 PM

Kofu Bonsai Kai offers monthly educational meetings presented by noteworthy bonsai lecturers and demonstrators. At each monthly meeting, bonsai plants and pots are included in benefit drawings which frequently feature the demonstration tree. The benefit drawings fund the many programs provided by the club. Visits to bonsai exhibitions, field trips, and tree collecting parties are scheduled throughout the year.   In addition, the club holds several bonsai exhibitions annually including the Bowers Museum and the Fullerton Arboretum to further the art of bonsai in Orange County.

Arcadia | JIM BARRETT

Phone: (626) 445-4529

Hand made pottery, demonstrations, and private instruction.

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Culver City | FRANK GOYA

Phone: (310) 391-3966

Available for club demonstrations and group instruction at MARINA BONSAI (see listing on club listing)

Northridge | BOB PRESSLER

Phone: (818) 367-5372

Available for club demonstrations and individual and group instruction at KIMURA BONSAI NURSERY (see listing on nursery listing)

Pasadena | TED MATSON

Phone: (616) 398-8412

Available for club demonstrations and individual and group instruction.

Sylmar | ROY NAGATOSHI

Phone: (818) 367-5372

Available for club demonstrations and individual and group instruction at FUJI BONSAI NURSERY (see listing on nursery list).

Upland | LINDSAY SHIBA

Phone: (909) 985-2219

Available for club demonstrations and individual and group instruction at MT FUJI NURSERY (see listing on nursery list).

West Covina | PETER MACASIEB

Phone: (626) 919-2268

Available for club demonstrations and individual and group instruction.

Venice | MARINA BONSAI

Website: vjcc.com/vjcc.old/inside_03-03.htm

Facebook: facebook.com/groups/180666218665010

Address: Venice Japanese Community Center, 12448 Braddock Drive Los Angeles [MAP]

Meeting Info: 2nd Friday/4th Tuesday, 7:30 PM

The Marina Bonsai Club has about twenty-five members: three teachers, and twenty students. The club is a strictly workshop format where members bring their own material to work under the guidance of the teachers and other students. The teachers are Mr. Frank Goya, Mr. Ben Oki, and Mr. Shig Miya. The Marina Bonsai Club meets at the Venice Japanese Community Center on the second Friday and fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:30 PM. Club membership is seventy dollars per year. If you are interested, come by the Community Center and check it out or contact the VJCC office.

Thousand Oaks | CALIFORNIA BONSAI STUDIO

Website: californiabonsai.com

Facebook: facebook.com/CaliforniaBonsai

Yelp: yelp.com/biz/california-bonsai-studio-thousand-oaks

Address: 4015 N Moorpark Rd, Thousand Oaks [MAP]

Hours: Saturday 10AM – 4PM. Call for weekday hours.

Phone: (805) 616-2271

Free Classes on 3rd Saturday of each month.

Private instruction available.

 

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