Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together.

Please wear white socks and long pants or long skirt to the workshop. Sandals or slip-on shoes only.

Beginner Registration Intermediate Registration

Please Note: Registration closes at 4pm the Friday prior to the first class of each session. Example: Session 1: Oct. 8, 15 (Registration would close Friday, Oct. 6 at 4pm)

2018-2019 SCHEDULE

Beginners: 10:15am

Sundays, 2-week sessions:
Session 1:    October 7, 14
Session 2:    November 4, 11
Session 3:    December 2, 9
Session 4:    January 6, 20
Session 5:    February 3,10
Session 6:    March 3,17
Session 7:    March 31 & April 14
Session 8:    May 5, 19
Session 9:    June 2, 16
Session 10:  July 7, 14

Thursdays, 2-week sessions:
Session 1:   Oct. 11, 25
Session 2:   Nov. 8, 15
Session 3:   Dec. 13, 27
Session 4:   Jan. 10, 24
Session 5:   Feb. 14, 28
Session 6:   Mar. 14, 28
Session 7:   Apr. 11, 25
Session 8:   May 9, 23
Session 9:   Jun. 13, 20
Session 10: July 11, 25

Intermediate: 10:15am

Sundays, 2-week sessions:
Session 1:   October 14, 28
Session 2:   November 11, 18
Session 3:   December 9, 16
Session 4:   January 20, 27
Session 5:   February 10, 24
Session 6:   March 17, 24
Session 7:   April 14, 28
Session 8:   May 19, 26
Session 9:   June 16, 23
Session 10: July 14, 28

CLASS DETAILS

PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members)

  • Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes.

MATERIAL FEE: N/A

PREREQUISITE: The prerequisite for the intermediate class is the ‘Sado: Tea Ceremony’ Beginners class or prior approval by the instructor before registering for the course.

LOCATION: Seishin-an Tea House

MATERIALS: N/A

All students must be able to sit in seiza position (with knees bent and folded beneath the thighs) for 15-30 minutes in order to participate in this class.
Yoshiko Hardick – Sado (Tea) Instructor

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Instructor Yoshiko Hardick is a native of Japan and is a certified teacher of the Omote Senke School of Tea. After studying under tea masters Atsuko Lefcourte and Chieko Mihori, she received her cha mei (instructor name) Soukou in 2009. Hardick has made a lifelong study of the tea ceremony with over 20 years of experience in the art of tea ceremony.

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