One of the beauty of the tea ceremony is the chance to appreciate chadōgu (tea equipments). You will learn about Japanese tea ceremony history and chadōgu (tea equipments), such as chawan (tea bowl), chashaku (tea scoop), chasen (tea whisk), natsume (tea container) and so on and experience how to how to take joy in tea ceremony properly properly in an authentic manner. Special Japanese sweets from Kyoto, Japan will be served in the workshop. Let’s enjoy how to make matcha and explore the art of tasting it. The workshop will be conducted by Japanese tea master Souheki Mori.
Souheki Mori was born in Chiba, Japan. She learned under the Japan Association of the Tea Ceremony and was certified as a Japanese tea ceremony master in 2003, and holds the title of Jufuku-an. She has established Tea-Whisk Inc. in New York City to introduce the beauty of the Japanese Tea Ceremony with Junya Mori. Mori believes that within the tea ceremony is a force invisible and precious, and that one can achieve spiritual growth through practicing tea. She has hosted Match Classes such as The American Museum of Natural History, Harney & Sons, Japan week NYC and many others around Tri State.