Education is the heart and soul of Mirai. We offer immersive group classes, personalized and tailored to the needs of the student.

2020 group class schedule
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Group Classes

Our Defining Techniques courses are designed for those who seek in-depth, technique-specific knowledge to expand and advance their bonsai skills. These courses combine a classroom-style study of horticulture and design, with the reinforcement of hands-on application. Classes are taught in small groups; you receive individualized training and feedback so you can advance your skillset immensely in a short period of time. 

see the 2021 class schedule and structure

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Course Syllabus 2020

All 2020 courses are full. If you're interested in attending courses in 2021, please complete this form and we will add your name to the wait list.

Defining Concepts


Level I

Class 1: January 12th - January 14th

Class 2: May 31st - June 2nd

Class 3: November 15th - November 17th

Level II

Class 1: January 3rd - January 5th

Class 2: June 5th - June 7th

Class 3: November 6th - November 8th

Level III

Class 1: January 17th - January 19th

Class 2: June 19th - June 21st

Class 3: November 20th - November 22nd

Level III - Ponderosa Focus

Class 1: March 12th - March 15th

Class 2: September 24th - September 27th

Defining Concepts


Level I

Class 1: February 9th - February 11th

Class 2: July 12th - July 14th

Class 3: October 18th - October 20th

Level II

Class 1: January 31st - February 2nd

Class 2: July 17th - July 19th

Class 3: October 23rd - October 25th

Level III

Class 1: February 21st - February 23rd

Class 2: July 24th - July 26th 

Class 3: October 30th - November 1st

Defining Concepts

Elongating Species

Level I

Class 1: March 8th - March 11th

Class 2: October 4th - October 7th

Level III

Class 1: March 26th - March 29th

Class 2: October 8th - October 11th