School of Tea Making

Introductory and advanced courses of the Tea Culture House curriculum.

 

The Introduction curriculum (9 theoretical and 4 practical lessons = 13 lessons, 1.5 hour)
The advanced curriculum includes pre
paration of tea using an authentic method practiced by Lu Yu and some other secrets. As well as more detailed practical skills and creative workshops (7 lessons, 2 hour)

 

Basic course:

  1. Ideas and principles of tea education.
    Practical part: preparation of green tea by traditional way in small teapot (the demonstration).
  2. Camellia Sinensis.
    Climate.
    Sorts of tea tree.
    Respect of the ritual of tea preparation.
    Practical part: preparation of green tea by traditional way in gai-van (the demonstration with comments).
  3. Fermentation.
    Categorizations:
    by grades of fermentation
    by types of tea trees
    by type of tea leaf
    by a season a collection
    by a regions of fabrication
    by fragrant additives.
    Practical part: Gun Fu Cha, traditional Chinese tea ceremony.
    Oolong tea. (Demonstration).
  4. Tearoom and utensils
    Practical part: traditional way of preparation of white tea in small teapot (learning)
  5. Technology and production of white, green, yellow, blue-green, red and black teas.
    Not fermented, half fermented and fermented tea.
    Compressed tea.
    Practical part: traditional way of preparation of red tea in the gai-van (learning)
  6. Collection Chinese tea with examples.
    Emperor teas.
    Practical part: preparation of black tea. (Discussing a miscellaneous ways and particularities of preparation of tea. Making tea for a group).
  7. History of development tea culture.
    Spreading of tea.
    Different ways of preparation of tea in other countries.
    Practical part: What is a Gun Fu Cha? Oolong tea. (Learning).
  8. Technology of the tea ritual.
    The chinese system of five elements in the context of the tea ceremony.
    The Art of Tea and the Way of Tea.
    Practical part: preparation of oolong tea (learning).
  9. Most ancient way of preparation of tea.
    Use elements in different sorts of tea.
    Psychotherapeutic effect.
    Practical part:
    Preparation of tea using an authentic method practiced by master Lu Yu.



Author of the program: Bugakova Nadezhda

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