Adult Opportunities

Traditional Chinese Tea Demonstration

Experience the Zen of tea.

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The practice of drinking tea originated in China, using the leaves of the camellia shrub. Cultural educator Yvonne Wolf will share about the origin of tea, its role in East Asian social interactions, and its many health benefits. With a demonstration of two varieties of Chinese tea, including a decaffeinated option, participants will engage in the ritual of tea handling, tea ware, and tea making, and enjoy a tasting session.

This program meets in person at the Arboretum.

Instructor: Yvonne Wolf, owner, Chinese Intercultural, LLC

Age: 16 and older

Course number: WELL060


Yvonne Wolf, owner, Chinese Intercultural, LLC

Educator Yvonne Wolf makes Chinese and East Asian culture accessible and relatable to a wider audience. She speaks at libraries, museums, and community centers about East Asian arts, culture, and people. She has lived in four countries, visited over 25 countries, speaks three languages (English, Chinese (Mandarin), Danish) and has studied three others (Spanish, Japanese, and Greek).

What to Know

This program meets indoors.

Program Schedule

Saturday, May 18, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Hawthorn Room, Visitor Center


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