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TEA & MEDITATION MINI RETREAT

Inside the Tea, Dragons Breath

Inside the Tea, Dragons Breath

TEA & MEDITATION MINI-RETREAT

FOR REGISTRATION, PLEASE GO HERE:

http://www.jadesummit.com/register-for-events/

JADE VALLEY CONTINUING PROGRAMS

Please join us for the sixth installment of this series of mini retreats, based upon Ancient Practices.                                    


TEA OF NO-MIND

Dropping in Deeply to our own inner Silence while accessing the healing qualities of rare aged medicinal quality Puerh Tea, we will drink out of real antique Tea wares, and sit together to share in this unique offering of meditative space, in a beautiful, supportive setting of peacefulness and wonder.

The day will begin with an introductory Tea Service in our private tiny teahouse, and touch upon the history and technique of Tea and Meditation. This is a practice that includes both Taoist and Zen aspects.     

Inder the Oak, Jade Valley

Inder the Oak, Jade Valley

 

Then, we will move outdoors to a location suitable according to the current weather conditions. If the weather is sunny and somewhat warmish, we'll sit under a beautiful ancient oak tree overlooking a flood plain and open forest. If mildly cold or a little rainy, we'll sit on the covered front porch. If extreme, we'll stay indoors.

We will then have our main Tea Service, in silence, while in sitting meditation, followed by a brief post-sit leg stretch and then a walk-about on the land (weather permitting), also in silence.

We will then finish with our last Tea Service, in a more casual, conversational atmosphere to facilitate inspired discussion, poetry sharing, and story telling. A meal of Traditional Japanese Preparation will be served prior to the final Tea Service, where we will share stories, poems, or anything else people would like to share.

FOR REGISTRATION, PLEASE GO HERE:
http://www.jadesummit.com/register-for-events/

Please include your full name, and your experience with meditation, if any. We will then send you a detailed message regarding location info and to complete your registration.

Jade Valley Tea Arts

LOCATION: 10 MINS FROM DOWNTOWN NEVADA CITY (TBA)
DATE/TIME: SATURDAYMay 2711AM -3PM
COST: $50 PER PERSON

6 GUESTS MAXIMUM

>>>NOTE<<< So far, our retreats have been a great success. Please be sure to register early to reserve your space.

ABOUT MJ GREENMOUNTAIN

MJ is the sole proprietor of Jade Summit -  a Tea business in Nevada City,  and Jade Valley -  a Private Tea School and Retreat Center, currently developing a wide range of programs on Traditional Tea Arts, Zen and Taoist traditions.  MJ's wife Hiroko teaches traditional Japanese cuisine on site; food products are also being developed.  MJ has had a deep lifelong relationship with Tea, and a daily disciplined practice for the last 20 years. He spent many years under the tutelage of an Elder Master and Scholar in the SF Bay Area and has also had the opportunity to sit with many Masters from various Tea ‘schools’ of China, Japan and Taiwan. Deeply knowledgeable and heart-centered, MJ focuses on harmonizing the array of historic tea cultural threads into his Practices, and transmits the Ancient “Spirit” of Tea in all aspects of his life. Widely known for his professional music endeavors, MJ moved to Nevada City in 2012 to raise a family and deepen his community healing works.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS INSPIRATIONAL EXPERIENCE ♥