Visit Jissoan, a private teahouse in Tokyo’s Bunkyo Ward, for an exclusive insight into Japanese tea ceremony, or chanoyu, traditions with a tea master.
Enjoy matcha green tea with seasonal sweets while learning about hospitality and aesthetics in the tranqil surroundings of a traditional teahouse during spring.
Instructor: Sawa Okano
Sawa is a certified instructor with the Omotesenke tea ceremony school and has been teaching related programs since 2011. She hosts chanoyu events in English for foreign diplomats, corporate executives and foreign students. She formerly studied tea ceremony at the Urasenke school in Tokyo and New York.