Japanese Tea Ceremony
in five sessions
Wednesdays: February 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13
At the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7
Fee $100 / 5 classes (materials and HST included), no drop-ins
Limited to 8 students. Minimum 4 or class will be cancelled.
This class will be conducted in English and is appropriate for beginning students interested in the history and cultural context of tea in Japan who want to acquire a basic understanding of matcha tea preparation.
Students will learn fundamentals of the Way of Tea in the Omotesenke style, including proper etiquette for guests, how to move around in the tea room, basic Japanese phrases for serving and receiving tea, and how to handle utensils when preparing tea. No prior knowledge of tea ceremony or Japanese language is required.
Each session will include a lecture-style component as well as hands-on participation in a tea ceremony with matcha tea and Japanese sweets. Sessions are held in a traditional tatami room.
Instructor: Maiko Behr, Omotesenke regional instructor (表千家地方講師)
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