Instructors

see also:
Community Chado Classes
UW Chado Course

We welcome all with a sincere desire to study Chado as a means to
realize the principles of harmony, respect, purity and tranquility through
Foundation classes and credited university classes.

INSTRUCTORS

Bonnie Soshin Mitchell
Ms. Mitchell serves as the Urasenke Foundation Seattle Branch
representative. Ms. Mitchell received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art
History from the University of Washington, before embarking on a
seven-year course of study in Kyoto, Japan under the guidance of Mrs.
Shizue (Soha) Yanagita while a student at the Urasenke Foundation. At
the behest of the Foundation, Ms. Mitchell returned to Seattle in 1981 to
teach Chado at the UW. In 2008, Ms. Mitchell received the certificate of
Seikyoju, the highest rank of merit in the Way of Tea. In 2010 Ms.
Mitchell was appointed to the position of North American Junkai Koushi,
traveling instructor.

Timothy Sowa Olson
Mr. Olson currently serves as the UW Chado course lecturer and tea
instuctor. Mr. Olson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from
Portland State University. A student of Seattle Branch since 1982, Mr.
Olson joined the staff in 1999 after completing a master's training course
at the Urasenke Foundation. In 2001, he was awarded the certificate of
Junkyoju, a senior rank of merit in the Way of Tea.
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through harmony, respect, purity and tranquility

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Transmitting the living art of Chado, the Way of Tea,
through harmony, respect, purity and tranquility
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5125 40th Avenue N.E., Seattle, WA 98105    T: (206) 328 6018   mitchell@urasenkeseattle.org