tea ceremonies and workshops

Mid-January-March Barcelona Tea Event Calendar

Pairing Tea and Chocolate
Saturday, January 19: (12:00-14:00)

You say you love tea and chocolate? In this workshop we’ll dive into the marvellous world of pairing tea and chocolate. Let yourself be surprised by numerous combinations of flavors, some that match in agreement and others that contrast and provoke novel tastes. Gift yourself this true pleasure for the senses!

Reserve at Čaj Chai. Price 35€ or 30€ for members of club Čaj Chai. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on all tea and teaware purchases made on the day of the event.

 

Intro to the Tea Categories
Saturday, January 26: 12:00-13:30

This workshop is aimed at those who wish to learn more about the various tea categories: white tea, green tea, oolong tea, red tea, black tea, puerh tea.

We’ll explain the processing steps for each category and explain the different sub-categories in each of them and taste samples of each.

Reserve at Čaj Chai. Price 30€ or 25€ for members of club Čaj Chai. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on all tea and teaware purchases made on the day of the event.

 

Tea & Sound Experience with Sonando #1
Saturday, February 2: 18:30-20:30

Michie Kuwashima: Tibetan bowls; Guillermo Rizzotto: guitar sound textures; Antonio Moreno: Tea Ceremony

We will begin with a short welcome and introduction before commencing. We will then proceed with the tea ceremony, sharing a few cups or bowls of tea in silence. Lastly, we’ll save a little time for sharing our experience, coments, questions etc.

This tea ceremony will flow accompanied by a live sound experience performed by Sonando道

Sonando makes sound scapes that lead us to our Inner Silence. Tibetan bowls and ambient guitar textures fuse together with the vibrations of the participants, inviting us to a meditative space where each encounter is unique and ephemeral, just as in life… ichi-go ichi-e.

We invite you to live the present, where we’ll hold space for something to emerge and transform towards simplicity and oneness.

Limited Seating. Reserve online or at Čaj Chai. Price: 25€.

 

Tea & Sound Experience with Sonando #2
Saturday, February 2: 21:30-23:30

Michie Kuwashima: Tibetan bowls; Guillermo Rizzotto: guitar sound textures; Antonio Moreno: Tea Ceremony

We will begin with a short welcome and introduction before commencing. We will then proceed with the tea ceremony, sharing a few cups or bowls of tea in silence. Lastly, we’ll save a little time for questions and for sharing our experience etc.

This tea ceremony will flow accompanied by a live sound experience performed by Sonando道

Sonando makes sound scapes that lead us to our Inner Silence. Tibetan bowls and ambient guitar textures fuse together with the vibrations of the participants, inviting us to a meditative space where each encounter is unique and ephemeral, just as in life… ichi-go ichi-e.

We invite you to live the present, where we’ll hold space for something to emerge and transform towards simplicity and oneness.

Limited Seating. Reserve online or at Čaj Chai. Price: 25€.

 

Intro to Tea Preparation
Saturday, February 9: 12:00-13:30

This workshop is aimed at those who wish to learn more about tea preparation and how to prepare the different types of tea: white tea, green tea, oolong tea, red tea, black tea and puerh tea.

We’ll delve into tea preparation, controlling temperature and steeping times and discuss basic brewing techniques so you can make great tea at home.

Reserve at Čaj Chai. Price 30€ or 25€ for members of club Čaj Chai. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on all tea and teaware purchases made on the day of the event.

 

Global Tea Hut Gathering
Saturday, February 16: 9:30-11:30

Do you like tea and meditation?

Global Tea Hut is a tea community created by Tea Sage Hut, a non-profit organization based in Taiwan which serves as a tea and mediatation temple and school dedicated to promoting the tea leaf, organic and sustainable agriculture, and tea’s potential as a transforming element inviting harmony into our lives.

Every month we gather at Ceremonia del Té for a Global Tea Hut gathering where we share a meditation session, tea ceremony and speak about all things tea related. We share the tea of the month and comment on the monthly Global Tea Hut magazine articles or topics.

For more info about Global Tea Hut please visit www.globalteahut.org

If you’d like to participate or know more, please contact Antonio at info@cajchai.com

 

Tea Ceremony
Saturday, February 16: 18:00 – 20:00

A tea ceremony is an invitation to live the present, where we’ll hold space for something to emerge and transform towards simplicity and oneness.

We will begin with a short welcome and introduction before commencing. We will then proceed with the tea ceremony, sharing a few cups or bowls of tea in silence. Lastly, we’ll save a little time for sharing our experience, coments, questions etc.

Reserve online or at Čaj Chai. Price 27€ or 22€ for members of club Čaj Chai. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on all tea and teaware purchases made on the day of the event.

 

Tea & Sound Experience with Sonando #1
Friday, March 1: 18:30-20:30

Michie Kuwashima: Tibetan bowls; Guillermo Rizzotto: guitar sound textures; Antonio Moreno: Tea Ceremony

We will begin with a short welcome and introduction before commencing. We will then proceed with the tea ceremony, sharing a few cups or bowls of tea in silence. Lastly, we’ll save a little time for sharing our experience, coments, questions etc.

This tea ceremony will flow accompanied by a live sound experience performed by Sonando道

Sonando makes sound scapes that lead us to our Inner Silence. Tibetan bowls and ambient guitar textures fuse together with the vibrations of the participants, inviting us to a meditative space where each encounter is unique and ephemeral, just as in life… ichi-go ichi-e.

We invite you to live the present, where we’ll hold space for something to emerge and transform towards simplicity and oneness.

Limited Seating. Reserve online or at Čaj Chai. Price: 25€.

 

Tea & Sound Experience with Sonando #2
Friday, March 1: 21:30-23:30

Michie Kuwashima: Tibetan bowls; Guillermo Rizzotto: guitar sound textures; Antonio Moreno: Tea Ceremony

We will begin with a short welcome and introduction before commencing. We will then proceed with the tea ceremony, sharing a few cups or bowls of tea in silence. Lastly, we’ll save a little time for questions and for sharing our experience etc.

This tea ceremony will flow accompanied by a live sound experience performed by Sonando道

Sonando makes sound scapes that lead us to our Inner Silence. Tibetan bowls and ambient guitar textures fuse together with the vibrations of the participants, inviting us to a meditative space where each encounter is unique and ephemeral, just as in life… ichi-go ichi-e.

We invite you to live the present, where we’ll hold space for something to emerge and transform towards simplicity and oneness.

Limited Seating. Reserve online or at Čaj Chai. Price: 25€.

 

Tasting and Presentation with Tea Producer
Thursday, March 7, 2019: 19:00

This workshop will be hosted by Shutaro Hayashi, producer of many of our organic Japanese green teas!

Shutaro will perform a presentation explaining the history of this tea family that has been making tea in Kirishima for 5 generations. He’ll tell us about his lands, the terroir, the varieties he makes, the cultivars they grow, tea prodcution etc.

It’s a marvellous chance to meet a tea producer who cares for the environment and learn from him! This workshop includes a tasting of some of the teas he makes for Čaj Chai Barcelona Teahouse.

Limited Seating. Reserve Online or at Caj Chai Barcelona. Price 6€. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on your tea and teaware purchases made the day of the event.

 

Delving into Oolong Tea from Taiwan
Saturday, March 9: 11:30-14:00

Este taller de té de 2,5 horas está dirigida a aquellos que quieren profundizarse en el gran mundo del té oolong a través del país que más se ha especializado en esta categoría de té: Formosa (Taiwan)

El té oolong representa la categoría de té más amplía, reuniendo tés con muy poca oxidación como el Baozhong o Pouchong a tés con baja, media o alta oxidación y con varios niveles de tueste.

El propósito de este taller es aprender bien que es el té oolong, cuales son sus máximas representantes en Taiwan y como se diferencian entre sí. Para esto haremos varias rondas de degustaciones donde nos enfocaremos nuestros sentidos en percibir sus diferencias y similaridades.

Limited Seating. Reserve Online or at Caj Chai Barcelona Teahouse. Price 30€ or 27€ for Caj Chai Club members. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on your tea and teaware purchases made the day of the event.

 

Global Tea Hut Gathering
Friday, March 15: 18:30-20:30

Do you like tea and meditation?

Global Tea Hut is a tea community created by Tea Sage Hut, a non-profit organization based in Taiwan which serves as a tea and mediatation temple and school dedicated to promoting the tea leaf, organic and sustainable agriculture, and tea’s potential as a transforming element inviting harmony into our lives.

Every month we gather at Ceremonia del Té for a Global Tea Hut gathering where we share a meditation session, tea ceremony and speak about all things tea related. We share the tea of the month and comment on the monthly Global Tea Hut magazine articles or topics.

For more info about Global Tea Hut please visit www.globalteahut.org

If you’d like to participate or know more, please contact Antonio at info@cajchai.com

 

Sharing Special Teas with Antonio
Saturday, March 16: 12:00-14:00

On this special occasion Antonio will skillfully prepare a selection of teas aimed at broadening your tea experience. The session will alternate periods of silence where we can immerse ourselves in the tea experience and moments to share and ask questions.

Reserve Online or at Čaj Chai. Price 27€ or 22€ for members of club Čaj Chai. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on all tea and teaware purchases made on the day of the event.

 

Full Moon Tea Ceremony
Thursday, March 21: 18:30-20:30

The Full Moon Tea Ceremony is a precious chance for deep relaxation and sacred space to nourish ourselves and reconnect. We connect with nature through the tea leaves, we connect to ourselves through our meditation and we connect to others through the shared experience. The full moon is a wonderful opportunity to let go of that which we no longer need or want, inviting change into our lives and shedding light on that which we no longer need and can release.

We invite you to live the present, where we’ll hold space for something to emerge and transform towards simplicity and oneness.

We will begin with a short welcome and introduction before commencing. We will then proceed with the tea ceremony, sharing some bowls of tea in silence. Lastly, we’ll save a little time for questions and for sharing our experience etc.

Limited Seating. Reserve online or at Čaj Chai Barcelona Teahouse. Price 27€ or 22€ for members of club Čaj Chai. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on all tea and teaware purchases made on the day of the event.

 

Introduction to Chanoyu and Matcha Tea Preparation
Saturday, March 30: 12:00-14:00

Introducción a “Chanoyu”, la famosa Ceremonia de Té Japonesa. Haremos un recorrido histórico por esta ceremonia popular japonesa, enfocándonos en las claves que permiten un buen servicio. También exploraremos todos los usos y variantes del té verde matcha, un té verde molido que se usa en la ceremonia de té y en la repostería de actualidad. Este taller incluye la degustación de té verde matcha ecológico de categoría ceremonial y una oportunidad para que los participantes aprendan a batir el matcha y practicarlo con nosotros.

Limited Seating. Reserve Online or at Caj Chai Barcelona. Price 30€ or 27€ for Caj Chai Club members. Your participation grants you a 10% discount on your tea and teaware purchases made the day of the event.