I have a few students who can no longer sit seiza on tatami. Some of them are sad because there are only a few table style temae you can do. And there is no difference in the seasons for table style. So I had a plan for them.
In Portland, we have been rather snowed …
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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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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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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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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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