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Activities update at Issoan Tea

For my blog readers, I apologize for not posting.  It seems like I do this periodically  – get out of the habit of blogging and then let it go for a while.  I will do better in the future.

Let’s see, we have been busy this summer.  To begin with we have had a workshop …

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Issoan Tea School News and Events

Saturday, July 20, 1 and 2 pm Chanoyu demonstration at Kashintei, the teahouse at the Portland Japanese Garden

Sunday July 21st Seichuki at Kashintei, the Portland Japanese Garden teahouse

Friday, August 2; 5-8 pm Chehalem Cultural Center August ArtWalk celebrates the world of woodfire ceramics with our exhibition of master ceramicists from around the region: …

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New Class: Beginning Chado

As an instructor of Chado, I am continually thinking of ways to pass on what I have learned and instill in my students the enthusiasm and joy that I feel in the way of tea.   Being connected to the rich history of chado and honoring all of the efforts my own teachers have invested in …

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Workshops and events for this spring

A lot of things are going on this spring at Issoan Tea School

Kagetsu study, Sunday February 24th, 1:30-4:00

Kimono dressing workshop: Saturday March 9-3-4 pm.  Bring your kimono and accessories.  Individual help in dressing yourself will be provided.

Soujuan Kimono of Kyoto will be in Portland Wednesday March 13,  7-9 pm.  A short talk …

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One last opening for the Introduction Class

Ed Note: The class is now filled. Please contact me if you’d like to get on the waiting list.  The new Introduction to Japanese Culture and Chado Class begins this Friday, January 11, 2013 and meets on Fridays for 10 weeks.  We have a new venue at

Portland Tea Enthusiasts’ Alliance 828 Southeast Ash Street, #204 …

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