茶道裏千家淡交会シアトル協会

Chado Urasenke Tankokai Seattle Association

茶道裏千家公認講師 / Our Teachers Certified by Urasenke Foundation in Kyoto, Japan



淡交会シアトル協会に所属する、日本国茶道裏千家公認講師です。京都 裏千家お家元より許状をいただいている講師陣です。当協会の講師による茶道のお稽古に興味がある方は、Contact Us ページより、当協会までご連絡ください。


Here is the list of our teachers certified by the Chado Urasenke Foundation, lead by Sen Soshitsu XVI, in Kyoto, Japan. If you are interested in taking Chado lessons from one of our teachers, please contact us through our Contact Us page.

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Kaoru Green (Sokun 宗薫)

Location:

  Seattle Madison Park area


Classes:

  Saturdays


Profile:

 Qualification - Junkyoju

  Board member of Tankokai Seattle Association (present)

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Keiko Tanaka (Sokei 宗佳)

Location:

  Kirkland


Classes:

  Saturdays, Sundays, some weekdays


Profile:

  Qualification - Junkyoju

  Chief Administrator of Tankokai Seattle Association (2016 - present)

  MA and PhD in Communication from University of Washington

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Mamiko Matsushita (Somi 宗美)

Location:

  Bellevue


Classes:

  Wednesdays, Saturdays, and some other weekdays


Profile:

  Qualification - Junkyoju

  Board member of Tankokai Seattle Association (present)

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Masaye Nakagawa (Sosei 宗正)

Location:

  Seattle Beacon Hill area


Classes:

  Saturdays only


Profile:

  Qualification - Junkyoju

  Experiences in assistant teaching in UW Chado classes, teaching Chado classes at Everett Community Collage

  BA in Japan Regional Studies from University of Washington; Henry M Jackson School of International Studies

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Naomi Takemura (Somi 宗美)

Location:

  Seattle, near International District


Classes:

  Monday - Saturday (every other week)


Profile:

  Qualification - Seikyoju

  Board member of Tankokai Monterey Association (1982- 1995)

  Chief Administrator of Tankokai Seattle Association (2004 - 2015)

  Adviser of Tankokai Seattle Association (2016 - present)

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Reiko Mihara (Sorei 宗玲)

Location:

  Tacoma / Olympia


Classes:

  Saturdays, some weekdays


Profile:

  Qualification - Kyoju

  Dupty Administrator for Tankokai Seattle Association (present)

  40 years of teaching experience

  Assisted by Hiroko Mihara (Soko 宗浩) - Junkyoju  

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Ron Swanson (Soyoku 宗翼)

Location:

  Bainbridge Island


Classes:

  Weekdays, Saturdays


Profile:

  Qualification - Junkyoju 

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