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Zen House Japanese Tea Ceremony

tea ceremony

Zen House Japanese Tea Ceremony

1 review
Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
tea ceremony

Zen House Japanese Tea Ceremony

tea ceremony

Zen House Japanese Tea Ceremony

1 review
Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

The Ceremony will be conducted in the tradition of the historic Omotesenke School of Tea that was originated by Sen Rikyu ( the father of Japanese Tea Ceremony) and the ancient roots of Zen Buddhism through the Cultural Renaissance of Japan during the 16th Century. You will experience Chanoyu with the taste of authentic matcha and seasonal sweets imported from Kyoto "to Be One" with your own Zen moment. Light refreshments and conversations will follow after the ceremony. We will join 10min tour of Historic Zenhouse studio where sculptor Gutzon Borglum started creating Mount Rushmore in 1910-1941 Performed by Tea Master Soko Yasuko Hara of Yasuko Chanoyu and Zensho Martin Hara , Olga Viakhireva

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Your host

Learn more about Olga

Olga

I am designer , artist , teacher and world traveler . I am fascinated by Asian culture and hosting tea ceremonies for past year at Zenhouse with collaboration of tea masters from Tokyo I am expert in creating unique zen series of experiences at my Historic STUDIO ZEN HOUSE. Japanese tea ceremony is a way to meditate and experience new historic traditional ceremony and learn about art of tea preparations, taste different macho teas and meditate.

What's included

Food
Japanese sweets served with green tea
Drinks
tasting if special green teas prepared by tea masters sweets mats to seat on

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Where you'll be

We will conduct our Tea Ceremony in our ZENHOUSE . We will tour through garden and talk about history of the Studio build by Sculptor Gutzon Borglum ( creator of mount Rushmore) We will taste teas & sweets prepared by Tea Masters . It’s a special place to see and experience.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

wear comfortable clothing so you will be ok to seat on the matt or cusions

More tips

Zen House located in CT Stamford -55 min from NYC drive or train Sasy acces from new york city from grand central by train 55 min to stamford station and taxi 15 min from station
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Zen House Japanese Tea Ceremony
1 review
From $87/person
1 review
From $87/person