One DJ, three Tea-J’s, twelve teas, endless tastings, and you.
Join The Well for Tea-J Tuesdays, featuring three Tea-J’s each with a station to hold tea ceremonies. Each Tea-J will be sampling four teas throughout the evening. There will be a Chinese tea station, herbal tea station, and a matcha station.
Show your ticket to get your wristband. Once you have your wristband, you are welcome to go to any Tea-J from 8-10 and try the tea they have on rotation. From 10-11, your wristband gets you unlimited pots of tea off of The Well’s menu so that you can dive deeper into your favorites of the evening.
A DJ will be setting the mood each week.
Meet your Tea-J’s:
Annie Chen – resident Chinese Tea-J
“Within the region of Guangdong province, is my birth place, and the origin of gongfu tea. The tradition of 功夫茶, gongfu cha, has been a practice dating back to the Song dynasty.
Growing up with tea, this practice and philosophy has stayed with me. The farther I am from home, the more I find comfort in reconnecting to simplicity, to a feeling that predates a description with words.” (teaphile.com)
Cay LaOrangetree – resident herbal Tea-J
Cayla blends modern herbalism, magic, and sensuality to share the power of plant wisdom with her community. She believes everyone has the ability to communicate with plant spirits and receive wholesome healing. She currently leads medicinal plant walks, workshops & She is is an apprentice at the Ohlone Herbal Center in Berkeley, CA where she is falling more in love with her practice. You may follow her on Instagram @soltree_alchemy to join her on this elemental journey.
Sasha Kay – resident matcha Tea-J
Sasha Kaori Hippard has practiced Japanese tea ceremony since learning the tradition in her mother’s home town of Sendai, Japan and at the San Francisco Japanese community center. A personal practice of family and community, she is thrilled to share the nuanced flavors of matcha, traditional and modern.
Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door