Chanoyu Activities 2016
Weekly group lessons
an impression of a tea-class Weekly group lessons
for members only
(membership fee: CHF 100.–)
 
Tuesdays: 16:30 – open end
Fridays: 18:30 – open end
 
Teacher: Ursula Kohli
Tuition fee per session: CHF 35.–
Location: Länggass-Tee, Längggass 47 3012 Bern
 
Classes are in the Urasenke tradition of Chanoyu, from beginner to advanced levels and depending on attendance.
 
Please email or call for more information if you would like to learn about tea ceremony practice.
Individual lessons
 
ryakubon Individual lessons
Following prior agreement
 
Teacher: Ursula Kohli
Tuition fee per hour: CHF 90.–
(CHF 80.– for members) 
 
 
You may also experience Chanoyu first hand, and have a lesson on being a guest.
 
Please email or call for a reservation or more information about special classes
Hai and sumi
haigata Hai and sumi
Sunday, June, 5. 2016
Full day
 
Teacher: Ursula Kohli
Tuition: CHF 120.– per day
limited to 5 persons
Location: Sublim, Industrieweg 9 3426 Aefligen
 
Washing and preparing the ash needed for haigata - the art of forming ash for under the charcoal in a brazier (furo) - can take weeks. But during the day you will gain enough basic knowledge to replicate the process at home. The ash is provided and you will also learn about fundamental facts on charcoal (sumi).
 
Please email or call for a reservation or more information.
Tea sunday: o-keiko with zazen
 
fukusa-folding Tea sunday: o-keiko with zazen
Sundays, April, 3. / May, 22. /
August, 28. / October, 9. 2016:
full day 9.30 till around 16.30
 
Teacher: Ursula Kohli
 
Tuition fee: CHF 90.–
(CHF 80.– for members), limited to 5 persons
 
Location: Länggass-Tee, Längggass 47 3012 Bern
 
A practice for advanced learners.
 
Please register latest 2 weeks in advance or call for more information.
Regular demos of chanoyu
adding matcha to the tea bowl Regular insight demos of the Japanese tea ceremony
 
Fridays: 14:30 & 15:30 & 16:30
also Saturdays: 13:30, 14:30 & 15:30
Duration: circa 30 min.
No reservation necessary
 
Fee: CHF 15.– per person
Location: Länggass-Tee, Längggass 47 3012 Bern
 
Get acquainted with this ancient Japanese by watching a preparation of a matcha tea (powdered green tea) and enjoying it together with some small japanese sweets.
 
Please email or call for more information.
Tea in an authentic ambiant
view of the laenggass-tee chashitsu Tea in an authentic ambiant
with explanations about tea and
the japanese tea ceremony

 
Every first saturday of the month
17.00 – 19.00 or at any time on demand for groups from 5 to 8 persons
 
Fee: CHF 65.– per person
 
Location: Länggass-Tee, Längggass 47 3012 Bern

Together with your friends or clients, enjoy a bowl of thin tea and sweets during a Japanese tea ceremony in a beautiful chashitsu (traditional tea room).

Please register latest 2 weeks in advance or call for more information and available dates.
Tea with a seasonal theme
Bamboo flower container Tea with a seasonal theme
 
Every first tuesday of March, June, Sept., Nov., Dec. 2016
18.30 – 20.30
 
Fee: CHF 65.– per person
 
 
Location: Länggass-Tee, Längggass 47 3012 Bern

Enjoy the deep calm and beauty of a tea ceremony during a silent and contemplative event devoid of comments or conversation.

Please register latest 2 weeks in advance or call for more information and available dates.
Experience a chaji
a tray with japanese food Experience a chaji
Enjoy a special 4 hour tea gatering with a sumi demae (charcoal ceremony), an authentic seasonal japanese kaiseki meal, delicious sweets and the tea preparation.
 
Available only on sundays. Up to 4 persons. Fee to be agreed upon.
Location: Länggass-Tee, Längggass 47 3012 Bern

Have your own chakai kanji for chakai, a relaxed tea get-together, set up as an event or a celebration at Länggass-Tee. You will enjoy a fully-fledged tea ceremony with Usucha (thin tea) and a full seasonal Kaiseki meal (6-8 servings).

Please email or call for more details.
temae mosaic