Geisha can be booked by the hour. Although she spends an evening with a man, and often an entire company of men, this pastime rarely ends with intimate relationships.
A man walking in the geisha house, know that everything said or done there will never go beyond the walls. That strict compliance with the code of silence, according to which the geisha can not speak about what is happening allows geisha houses exist for four thousand years.
More often girls from poor families became geisha as far as they were sold to a geisha house, the daughter of the owners of such houses or daughter of geisha themselves. Mostly girls in these communities were sold by their families, due to the inability even to feed them, and not that give them any education.
Only good looking, intelligent and capable for learning girls were selected to become geisha. In addition, they were taught, fed, provided with clothing. So that service does not seem to them with honey, they are pinned all the work around the house too, starting with the black and ungrateful.
In ancient times, the formation of a geisha began with a 10-year-olds, today it begins strictly from 16 years. During the preparation the future geisha must master a variety of skills, such as singing, dancing, musicianship, the ability to hold the tea ceremony by all the rules, keep the conversation going, to keep abreast of the latest trends, and the subtleties appearance.