Senior Professor Stephanie English has been studying ikebana since 1993. In the fall of 2016 she received her 18th certificate, Sokatoku.
Stephanie has exhibited and provided programs for I.I. and Ikenobo chapters in Chicago, Naples, St. Petersburg, Miami, Orlando, Asheville and Hendersonville.
As the featured Visiting Professor for the 20th Anniversary of our chapter in 2010, she presented a demo and workshop. In 2013 and 2016 she was the Visiting Professor for our fall workshops.
Professor English has served on the I.I. Naples chapter board for seventeen years serving as President, Membership Chairman, and Treasurer. Currently the Naples Chapter webmaster, she handles all the chapter emails. As well as serving as President of the Ikenobo Naples Chapter since 2009, she is their
AM session and PM session : Rikka Shimputai
AM session - Shoka Shimputai
PM session - Free Style using Black and White Container Emphasizing Line
Stephanie-sensei explaining about Rikka Shimputai.
Sensei Stephanie prepared handouts that covered importants aspects of Shoka Shimputai.
This Free Style (Jiyuka) black and white container may be used in many different ways due to different openings and geometrics on various sides.