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
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.
Japanese sweets served with green tea
tasting if special green teas prepared by tea masters sweets mats to seat on
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.
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
Zen House Japanese Tea Ceremony