Training to be a Geisha - How Geisha Work | HowStuffWorks - Geisha training
- Views: 769 456
A young woman's first step toward becoming a geisha is to apply and be accepted into an okiya, a geisha house owned by the woman who will pay for her. Japanese geisha still exist, with a handful of young women training tirelessly to keep the tradition alive. Culture Trip follows Tokyo high-school graduate Sachika as she goes about the business of being an apprentice geisha in modern Japan – all the way from the shopping mall.