Tea Ceremony -Introduction To Chanoyu-

Practiced in Japan for centuries, the art of tea ceremony --also called Chado, or The Way of Tea-- is imbued with harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility.

Our Shoseian Tea house offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience tea ceremony in a traditional roji garden setting. Tankokai-ryu will be your host for this 40-minute "Introduction to Chanoyu" experience.

Visitors will be seated on tatami mats (with option to take a seat on a stool just outside the tea room and still participate).

Please avoid jeans, bare feet, rings, and personal fragrances.

Tea ceremonies will be offered beginning at 1 P.M. and 2 P.M. Reservations required. Tea ceremony tickets can be purchased by calling (206) 684-4725 or at http://seattlejapanesegardenteaceremonytankokai.bpt.me.

Photo: David Okrent

Photo: David Okrent