Omotesenke Tea Ceremony Workshop

To register call 604.777.7000 or email info[at]

Online registration for June 23 workshop

This Omotesenke Tea Ceremony Workshop is half lecture and half hands-on. Each theme explores a different aspect of the arts, culture, and history of tea ceremony.

Beginners welcome. Ages 15+. Participation fee: $35/$28 (NNMCC members). Please bring a pair of white socks. Do not wear jeans or miniskirts. Location: Nikkei Centre tatami room (second floor).

表千家 茶道ワークショップ 

様々なテーマと共に芸術や文化、歴史など異なる視点から楽しむ表千家 茶道ワークショプ。

参加費:$35 /$28 (会員)持ち物:白靴下(ジーンズ・ミニスカート不可)場所 :日系センター2F畳ルーム(15歳〜 / 初参加・未経験の方も大歓迎!!)*ワークショッップは英語での開催となります

Upcoming Workshops

Sunday, June 23, 1pm-4pm | 623日(日)午後1時~午後4

O-Koh: The role of incense in chanoyu
The June workshop will take a look at the role of incense within tea tradition as well as the historical relationship between Kodo incense ceremony and the practice of chanoyu tea ceremony. Topics discussed will include the function of incense in the tea room, seasonal variations in the types of fragrances and utensils for using incense in the tea room, as well as the unique method of preparing incense in the group exercise called Saza. The workshop will take the format of a slide lecture and hands-on incense presentation followed by tea and sweets in the tea room.
Sunday, August 18, 1pm-4pm | 818日(日)午後1時~午後4
Chatō: Appreciating Japanese ceramics through tea