Share the fun of tea with a friend, a date, out of town guests, or come on your own. Sessions take place at our Chinatown store (1624 Government St). Space is limited, so register in advance to avoid disappointment. Call 250-704-2688 or email email@example.com to reserve.
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
Saturday March 8 > 11 – 11:30 am - Scientific research indicates that wild plants and foods contain higher anti-oxidant levels, and nutrients not found in cultivated botanicals. Wild varietals of tea have grown in harmony with nature for millennia, without human intervention, and as a result they have evolved unique flavours, as well as enhanced health benefits. Therefore, drinking a cup or two of tea made from wild plants can be equivalent to many cups of tea made from cultivated plants. Taste delicious teas made from wild tea varietals, as you discover the wild side of tea!
SPRING BREAK TRIP TO THE TROPICS
Sunday March 9 > 2 – 2:30pm - The perfect antidote to winter weather! Taste a selection of delectable fruity and refreshing teas that transport you to a sunny escape. No passport required, but prepare to emerge rejuvenated and refreshed.
SEASONAL TEA TRANSFORMATIONS
Saturday March 15 > 11 – 11:30am - A fun and delicious session where you’ll learn how to make a variety of delicious, fast and easy tea based drinks that are inspired by spring. From cherry blossoms, orchards and fruity notes, the flavours are fresh and delectable. Learn to make an irresistible tea latte, a yummy tea hot chocolate, a heathy power tea shake and other delights.
TEA & CHOCOLATE PAIRING
Sunday March 16 > 2 – 2:30pm - A divinely delicious and fun experience! Nibble on some of the world’s best artisanal chocolates, paired with exquisite teas as you discover the secrets of chocolate & tea pairing, and how tea can enhance the flavour of chocolate. A variety of different pairings at every session!
SPRING DETOX 101
Saturday March 22 > 11 – 11:30am - Spring has arrived, and it’s the perfect time of year for cleansing teas and rituals. Discover teas and DIY bath therapy that will help you look and feel better. Uncover a newfound vitality. Kick-start your metabolism, improve sleep and learn how to help your system function at a peak level.
Sunday March 23 > 2 – 2:30pm - There’s an established link between tea consumption and an increased life span, as well as the prevention of many diseases. In fact, tea’s ability to act as a fountain of youth is even visible on a cellular level – the DNA of some tea drinkers in Asia is at least 5 years younger than that of non tea drinkers. Discover the secrets of how to harness maximum benefits of tea for improving overall health and vitality – learn which teas and botanicals are best for you, how much to drink, and how to prepare them to ensure maximum benefits.
FACE & BODY GLOW
Saturday March 29 > 11 – 11:30am - Learn DIY home exfoliating treatments that dramatically improve your complexion. Velvety soft, glowing skin is easier to attain than you realize! We’ll share the tips and tricks of how to shed dull, dry winter skin, congested, bumpy skin and uneven skin tones. Proper exfoliation can also improve muscle tone and circulation, reduce cellulite and boost the metabolism to aid weight loss, while helping to naturally detoxify your system. However, incorrect exfoliation can lead to skin irritations, excess oiliness or dryness – learn how to exfoliate the best way to experience extraordinary benefits.
SLIMMING & DIGESTIVE TEAS
Sunday March 30 > 2 – 2:30pm - In Asia, certain teas are renowned for their slimming benefits and for improving digestion, and recent scientific research supports this traditional knowledge. A healthy digestion is also associated with improved energy levels and vitality, as well as healthier skin. Find out how to achieve the best results, as you discover teas that boost metabolism and assist digestion.
DEEP CONDITIONING HAIR TREATMENT
Saturday April 5 > 11 – 11:30am - Restore hair’s radiance with natural botanicals that nourish the scalp and hair. Get recipes and discover how easy it is to make a DIY deep conditioning hot oil treatment and conditioner that is customized to your hair type.
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