Students will learn the etiquette of how to be a guest at a tea ceremony, the basic order of the tea ceremony and how to whisk green powdered matcha ceremonial tea. Students will also participate in 6 Japanese tea ceremonies from informal to semi-formal tea gatherings. An overview of Japanese aesthetics and how the tea ceremony has influenced Japanese culture will be presented. Students will also be introduced to tea ceramics, calligraphy, kimono dressing, and incense ceremony. They will also be introduced to zazen meditation and discuss how to put tea practice into every day life.
Register early, places are limited. $50 deposit will hold your spot. Use the PayPal button at the right. Balance due at the first class.
Fee: $250, includes all materials, tea and sweets for 10 weeks
Location: The Jasmine Pearl Darjeeling room, 724 NE 22nd Ave., Portland, OR 97232
For more information contact Marjorie Yap, Instructor
Phone: 503.645.7058, Email: margie at issoantea dot com