The Spirit of Hospitality

By Yumiko Katuya, Ceramic Artist and Tea Ceremony Instructor My high school had a class on etiquette. The program included tea ceremony for the serving and drinking of Japanese tea. Most of the etiquette taught in the class I had already learned at a wedding facility so they were familiar to me. I used to […]


What is Anti-aging? Oriental Medicine and Medicinal Cooking

By Yuki Minesaki, Registered Acupuncturist and Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner What is the difference between people in their 30s who worry about their wrinkles, dullness or are experiencing low back pain and knee pain, and people in their 70s who are energetic with healthy radiant skin? Aging happens to every person. Many people connect […]