Traditions in Tea Ceremony

Experience the finest in Japanese elegance and hospitality.

What will I learn in this class?
Participate in the chanoyu tea ceremony, practiced for centuries by poets, samurai warriors and the courtly elite alike. Visit a private teahouse for a leisurely morning of tea, sweets and a thorough lesson on the rituals and meaning of the tea ceremony from a master of the craft.

Who teaches this class?
Sawa Okano is a certified instructor with the Omotesenke tea ceremony school and has been teaching since 2011. She hosts chanoyu events in English for foreign diplomats, students and corporate executives. Okano formerly studied tea ceremony at the Urasenke schools in Tokyo and New York.


  • Mar 16
  • 10am–12pm
  • Nearest station: Hon-komagome Station
  • ¥6,600
  • Cancellation deadline: Mar 8
  • An enrichment program registration fee of ¥3,500 is applied to non-Connections members.