Introduction Workshop
Intro workshop is an hour and a half lesson where you learn about basics of henna, it includes:
  • Learn how to choose henna powder
  • Learn how to mix henna paste
  • Learn how to use henna applicator
  • Learn how to draw designs on the body to create flattering compositions.
  • Workshop includes some practice time
It's a fun introduction for anyone who is interested in learning about henna.

Small group up to 6 people
$65 per student (Includes $20 henna kit)
Large group (20-30 people)
$350 including supply fee. Additional $15/person will include the kits

Professional Training (Private Class)
This course meets once a week for 1.5 hours and there will be assignments for home practice requiring min of 5 hours every week.

Individual: $700
5 classes (1.5 hour each lesson, total of 7 hours) includes 3 design books($45 value), starter henna kit ($20 value) and henna paste for practice.


**This course can be tailor to your skills levels.

Example Course:
Week 1: Intro to henna, flowers and circular motifs,how to add lines, how to expand on the motifs. Homework: Practice 4-5 versions of flowers and circular motifs to master. Start leaning the importance of contrasting the thickness of lines.
Week 2: review homework on week 1, begin using different shape paisleys and combining with flowers. Homework: Practice 5-6 versions of paisley, single and double paisleys with flowers.
Week 3: review homework on week 2, Start adding scrolls to extend your designs. Homework: Practice 5-6 versions of paisley/flower with scrolls.
Week 4: review homework on week 3, adding framing (symmetric and asymmetric design) to create cuff or hand design. Homework: Practice 2-3 designs incorporating everything you learned.
Week 5: review homework on week 4, share business related advise, answering any question.
Akiyo Henna is now permanently closed due to a move. Thank you for all your support for all these years in NYC! We will be opening in Austin, TX next year in 2017!