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.


  • Oct 18
  • 10am–12pm
  • Nearest station: Hon-komagome Station
  • ¥6,600
  • Cancellation deadline: Oct 8
  • An enrichment program registration fee of ¥3,500 is applied to non-Connections members. The fee is waived for Connections members.


  • By registering, Members accept the inherent risks in activities where social distancing requirements cannot be followed, and they agree not to hold the Club liable in the case of injury, illness or contraction of COVID-19 during these activities.