Supreme Sencha: Tea Ceremony & Making Experience in Kanagawa

Organized by Kiyohiko
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Duration
1.5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 10 guests
Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible, Stroller Accessible, Family-friendly
Language
English
Experience a sencha tea ceremony in Kanagawa with a renowned tea master from the Higashi Abe School of Senchado. Witness the ceremony, learn to prepare & serve sencha, & enjoy with wagashi sweets.
Highlights
Uncover a less-familiar tea ceremony, sencha-do, which distinguishes itself by employing loose tea leaves in place of powdered matcha.
Unlike traditional tea ceremonies, this hands-on experience offers guests a unique opportunity to engage with the tea ceremony tools
Capture cherished moments as this experience unfolds, with numerous photo opportunities throughout.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Senchado, a Japanese tea ceremony utilizing sencha tea leaves, provides a profound insight into the country's rich cultural heritage. During this tea-forward experience in Kawasaki (Kanagawa Prefecture), you’ll witness a senchado tea ceremony presentation by your host, Kiyohiko-san, learn how to prepare and serve sencha tea, and savor your freshly brewed sencha alongside wagashi (Japanese confections). Experience flow: Witness a sencha tea ceremony presentation Learn how to prepare and serve sencha tea Enjoy your freshly brewed sencha tea with wagashi Kiyohiko-san, a distinguished Japanese tea ceremony expert, received training at the renowned Higashi Abe School of Senchado, established by Ino Setsumatsu (a descendant of the esteemed Abe Koushu sencha family). Kiyohiko-san is committed to offering authentic and engaging tea ceremony experiences to tea enthusiasts across the world. Sencha Tea Ceremony Demonstration: Begin your journey with a sencha tea ceremony demonstration by Kiyohiko-san. Watch him meticulously measure the tea leaves, heat the water to a precise temperature, and skillfully prepare the tea while explaining the significance of each step. Learn the Art of Preparing and Serving Sencha Tea: Following the demonstration, you can actively engage in this time-honored tradition. Under the guidance of Kiyohiko-san, you’ll become well-versed in the intricate art of preparing and serving sencha tea. Senchado is a highly ritualistic and refined practice that places great emphasis on the meticulous brewing and serving of sencha tea crafted from steamed tea leaves. Enjoy Freshly Crafted Sencha and Wagashi: Once you have mastered the utensils, techniques, and preparation of your sencha, savor your freshly brewed tea alongside wagashi, traditional Japanese confections.
Inclusions
A sencha tea ceremony experience led by a tea master
High-quality sencha tea
Japanese wagashi (sweets)
Exclusions
Transportation to/from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Japan, 212-0023 Kanagawa, Kawasaki, Saiwai Ward, Totehonmachi, 1-chōme72
Remarks
Please arrive on time

Experience Location

Nestled below the bustling city of Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture is as diverse in its environment as its food is delicious; Kanagawa offers Chinese street food and craft beer in Yokohama and fresh seafood from Kamakura and Enoshima, as well as natural beauty and mountainous produce in the hot spring town of Hakone near the base of Mount Fuji.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals