November Strategic Partner News

Check out the latest member offers and opportunities from our Strategic Partners here! Our Strategic Partners are committed to bringing the best services and products to FEW members. And go to our Strategic Partners page to learn more about all of FEW’s Strategic Partners, who not only support FEW’s activities but also provide professional and personal services benefiting the wider FEW community.

Mom in Balance Tokyo: 20% discount on any Mom in Balance membership!

Mom in Balance Tokyo has a new offer, exclusively for FEW Members, which is a 20% discount on any Mom in Balance membership! Enjoy a High-Intensity, Fun and Challenging workout by Mom in Balance on Fridays in Midtown and on Saturdays in Yoyogi Park.

H&R Roppongi: offering 20% off for Coconoma season dining and more!

H&R Roppongi is celebrating 5th anniversary. We are offering 20% off for Coconoma season dining and more until the end of November.

Please see the campaign details from here:

Also only for FEW members, we offer 10% off for serviced apartments and 50% off for members salon (private meeting room)

Elana Jade: Two specials this November!

Elana Jade will be offering two specials this November!

  • 60min Organic Conditioning Facial for ¥10,000
  • 120 Mink Eyelash Extensions for only ¥8,500

To find out more information, please visit:

Club 360: 1 month of unlimited classes for only ¥33,000!

Club 360 is offering 1 month of unlimited classes for only ¥33,000! Classes include Fit 360, Core and Cardio, Barre, Boxing, Kickboxing and more!

Visit their website to find out more details:

TopTia Photography: Capture the memories of your son or daughter for this November’s Shichi-Go-San

Hello to all of the FEW Mothers! TopTia Photography is partnering with a kimono rental store here in Tokyo for this November’s Shichi-Go-San rite of passage celebration! Capture the memories of your son or daughter dressed in a traditional kimono at a local Japanese Shinto shrine. For more details, please contact me at I look forward to talking to you soon!

Divya Marie Kato: Winter Term 2017 & New Year Term 2018

This year, we brought the world’s largest drawing festival – The Big Draw – to Japan for the first time and, despite the typhoon, it was a huge success! Interested in drawing classes or The Big Draw Japan 2018? Email:

Divya Marie Kato FRSA, Founder of When In Doubt, Draw, is an artist and entrepreneur helping people of all ages and abilities learn to draw.

FURLA Yoga: Drop-in class price will be 2500 yen** for the month of December

We regret to inform you that, after 12 years of providing quality yoga instruction in a boutique studio, FURLA yoga will close on December 29, 2017. The last day of classes will be Dec. 28. We are grateful to you for your support throughout the years, and hope that your practice at FURLA yoga has been of benefit. Our staff of wonderful instructors joins us in appreciation.

As a sign of our gratitude, drop-in class price will be 2500 yen** for the month of December (Dec. 1-28, 2017). Please join us for this last, wonderful month of practice at FURLA yoga.*

Again, we are deeply saddened to announce the closing of FURLA yoga, and thank you from the bottom of our hearts. May your practice continue to bring you health and happiness for many, many years to come.

Warm regards,

FURLA yoga

*Please note: From September 29, the ticket policy is revised, and all tickets will expire as of Dec. 28, 2017. All 4-, 8-, and 12-class ticket sales will end after Nov. 30, 2017. Please purchase the number of tickets which you will be able to use or share by the studio closing date, as there will be no refunds or extensions on ticket purchases. **No additional discounts may be applied.

Sarah Furuya Coaching: New program kicking off February 2018 – January 2019

Sarah Furuya Coaching will be running February is the new January program (FNJ) again in 2018 after a lot of success in 2017!

Kicking off February 2018 and running til end of January 2019- Doors open early January!! Doors open only once a year.

Further details to come later this year with doors opening early January but get in touch if you are interested in a one year long coaching program. Places limited, so if you want to get on the waiting list, let us know!

Rituals, Cycles and Life Stages Urban Retreat with Sarah Furuya & Heike Geiling

A one-day urban retreat following life cycles and how we can add more ritual to our earthly life. Give yourself a day completely immersed in your life and the cycles and rituals that support it and how you can add more play, rituals and celebrations to navigate the cycles of life, no matter what stage you are at. It will be deep, fun, playful, serious, exploratory, revelatory, and peaceful. Join us on an exciting journey discovering how different cultures celebrate and mark each life stage and how we can draw strength by incorporating those rituals in our own lives. Celebrating the changes from youth to old age.

Date: November 11, 2017

Cost: 25,000 yen / 20,000 yen for FEW members

Registration: Please email to register

Venue: (akasaka 9-2-13, minato-ku, tokyo 東京都港区赤坂9−2−13)


Mega Clothes Swap 7 on December 2nd hosted by Sarah Furuya, Amy Hanashiro & H&M.

Cost: 2,000yen per swapper

Venue: Oakwood Premier, Tokyo Midtown 9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 107-0052

More information here:

RSVP necessary


Recap: Mentoring Moments – Finding Love in Japan

The third and final Mentoring Moments event for the year was held, Sunday, July 8th at the Kiwi Kitchen in Hiroo.   Despite the sweltering heat, eight ladies came to ask questions to three FEW members about finding love in Japan and the subsequent situations that stem from cross-cultural dating and married life. Married ladies […]

Published on 21st August 2018

Strategic Partner Spotlight: Warm Hearts Coffee Club

The Warm Hearts Coffee Club is a community of coffee lovers based in Japan. Since April of this year we deliver freshly-roasted coffee to households & offices all over Japan & provide a connection between the coffee growers, the coffee’s country of origin and our community members. We do this by supporting organic & fair […]

Published on 8th August 2018

Appointment of 2018-2019 FEW Japan Board of Directors

Following approval by the current Board of Directors and majority vote of the regular membership, FEW Japan is delighted to announce the appointment of 15 new and returning members to the FEW Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 FEW year, effective September 1, 2018.  These outstanding individuals bring to FEW unique experience, expertise and capabilities as […]

Published on 1st August 2018

Recap: June FEW Women’s Start-Up Club – Branding with Archetypes  

During the last WSC of this season Marci Kobayashi took us on a journey to “Find your Archetype for your branding”. The overall goal is to “Transform your brand and your overall online presence into a genuine reflection of who you are personally, and professionally, from the inside out, not outside in.” Branding by Archetypes […]

Published on 28th July 2018

July Community Service Feature: Japan Association for Refugees (JAR)

Numerous crises around the globe have forced men, women, and children to seek safety and asylum as refugees in foreign lands. Refugees are individuals who have been forced to leave their home country due to political or religious persecution, violence, war, or natural disaster. According to the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), the United States, Saudi […]

Published on 26th July 2018