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Almost any country you travel to has its own tea time traditions. From different ceremonies to different types of teas, there is much to be learned from a single cup.

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The Chinese Tradition of Cha-Dao: The Way of The Tea

– Simplicity – Patience – Going with the flow – Realizing all things change – Harmony with nature – Balance

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Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremonies

– Wedding tea ceremony – Wu wo tea ceremony – Perennial tea ceremony

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Japanese Tea Time Traditions: Chanoyu Tea Ceremony

China introduced tea to Japan in the 8th Century as a medicinal beverage. Around 1333 to 1573, people of all classes in Japan began enjoying tea.

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What Is the Matcha Ceremony?

– Honor – Hospitality – Appreciation – Mindfulness – Respect

Every predefined movement is a bonding experience of:

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Types of Matcha Ceremonies

Akatsuki-no-chaji -Held in winter to welcome dawn into the tearoom. Akatsuki-no-chaji -This translates to “early-evening tea ceremony held in the warmer months”.

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