Tag Archive: Chado

New 10 week Introduction to Chado class

Introduction to Chado Class Starts on Wednesday, July13 7:00-8:30 pm

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://issoantea.com/new-10-week-introduction-chado-class/

New place to study Chado in Portland, Oregon

Anyone interested in the art of Japanese Tea Ceremony,  Issoan Tea has a new place to study.  In addition to classes at Issoan,  we had our first lesson at the Jasmine Pearl Tea Company in their Darjeeling room.  It is located at 724 NE 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97232.  Classes will be held there …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://issoantea.com/new-place-to-study-chado-portland/

The sound of boiling water

One of Rikyu’s rules is to lay the charcoal so that it boils the water. I will not be talking about the charcoal, today, but the boiling water.

There are no clocks in the tea room, the kama is one of your timing devices. Depending on how you lay the charcoal — farther apart, the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://issoantea.com/sound-boiling-water/

Hatsugama 2016

This year for Hatsugama we changed things a little bit.  Instead of many small seki, we had one large group event.  Our little group has grown up and we had a lot more people to serve.

This year of the fire monkey and the chokudai is hito or person.

Buffet style luncheon and then …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://issoantea.com/hatsugama-2016/

Introduction to Chado Class

Introduction to Chado, the Japanese Tea Ceremony

Harmony, purity, respect and tranquility. These are the four principles of tea ceremony distilled from Japanese culture. In this ten week class, students will be introduced to Chado, the way of tea. The arts of Japan will be examined through the ritual preparation and drinking of matcha, Japanese …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://issoantea.com/introduction-to-chado-class/

Older posts «

» Newer posts