Previous Classes and Events
Brewing Leaves in a Bowl: This video walks you through the steps of our first brewing method, leaves brewed directly in a bowl.
The Art of Cha Xi or the Tea Stage for Ceremony: In this video, we explore the art of the tea stage or cha xi. We discuss practical, aesthetic and philosophical approaches to cha xi in the context of tea ceremony. March 2021
The Path of Goodness. This class explores the 2nd of the 6 pillars, Virtue. We cover the relationship of virtue to the Way of Tea, the difference between virtue, ethics and morality, the role of virtue in spiritual cultivation, and the importance of virtue as a silent path. April 2021
Class on Three Bowls: This class covers the six foundational pillars of the Way of Tea and more specifically, explores the practice of three bowls in silence. March 2021
Meditation and Way of Tea Discussions
Meditation to Address Worry and Fear:
In this video: 1. Three cups of the seasonal tea club summer red tea 2. Discuss the merits of meditation 3. Explore the importance of determining value through our own experiences 4. Discuss the importance of mindfulness and the "little things" in a growing tea practice and life 5.Opening up communication with Nature and Plant Medicine 6.Strategies for overcoming worry and listening to the messages of the body.
Rolling Thunder Tea, Double Breath Meditation, Tea and Relationships: In this video we drink and discuss Rolling Thunder Dian Hong Red Tea, practice the "wish to grow" meditation, discuss our approach to meditation and tea, and answer questions about tea and relationship as well as relating to others from the level of being. March 2021
Clear Heart Cultivation and Double Breath Meditation: Cultivating a clear heart, developing a morning practice, three bowls in silence, the double breath four element meditation. March 2021
3 Bowl Microcosmic Meditation: Exploring three bowls as an introduction to meditation and guided microcosmic meditation. March 2021