Tea Ceremony

Practicing Tea Ceremony Online

tea ceremony online

First Ikebana flower arrangement, and then tea ceremony… Now my two main practices are both conducted online. I use my old iPhone as an external webcam.  I connect the webcam to my computer so that I can see what the webcam is capturing on my computer screen.  Before the class starts, I double check the …

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Reimagining Tea Ceremony

tea ceremony

This old Japanology video on NHK made me almost cry… It’s a rather long video, but I hope at least you watch the part starting at 19:00 and 26:26.  Please let me know what you thought after watching these parts. “The important thing is that the host and the guests get together and enjoy each …

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Enjoy Matcha and Chocolates

The 8th Senses from Japan event is coming up! Many thanks to Fran’s Chocolates for hosting once again this 4-day showcase dedicated to sharing Japan’s rich traditions exquisite craftsmanship and artistry. Watch a traditional tea ceremony, try making your own matcha green tea, and shop the Heiando America urushi lacquerware popup shop. And there will …

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