Here is the list of our instructors 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 instructors, please contact us through our Contact Us page.


Kaoru Green (Sokun 宗薫)

Location: Seattle Madison Park area

Classes: Saturdays

Profile: 

Qualification – Junkyoju

Board member of Tankokai Seattle Association (present)

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


Mamiko Matsushita (Somi 宗美)

Location: Bellevue

Classes: Wednesdays, Saturdays, and some other weekdays

Profile:

Qualification – Junkyoju

Board member of Tankokai Seattle Association (present)


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


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)


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


Ron Swanson (Soyoku 宗翼)

Location: Bainbridge Island

Classes: Weekdays, Saturdays

Profile: Qualification – Junkyoju