URASENKE is one the three main schools of the traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony, also called CHADO. 

Chado is a very important part of Japanese culture and has been practiced for over 500 years.

URASENKE HOUSTON is over 25 years old and one of many associations of URASENKE worldwide.  


Urasenke Houston strives to bring Chado, an important component of Japanese culture, to the Houston area, through classes and cultural events.  

New Tea Room


A brand new multi-Tea Room facility has been built at the Mochizuki Cultural Center in Cypress Texas.

This is comprised of three Tea Rooms, with 8, 6, and 4-1/2 tatami mats, made with authentic Japanese craftmanship.

Tea Classes


Become a member and enjoy regular Tea Ceremony classes. Learn more about the Japanese culture and the importance of Chado.

Go to our Contact Us page to learn more.

Special Events


Urasenke Houston just celebrated the 25th anniversary in 2018.  Honored guests included former Ambassador to the USA, Consul General of Japan, and City of Houston representatives. 


This event began at Rice University, with special performances at Memorial City Wortham Hotel, and ended at the new Tea Room Facility in Cypress.

Urasenke Houston at Japan Festival 2019


Urasenke Houston will be demonstrating Chado at this years Japan Fest, April 13th and 14th, in the Japanese Garden area of Hermann Park.


Performance times are:


Saturday the 13th:

10:30am, 11:45am, 1:15pm, 2:30pm and 3:45pm


Sunday the 14th:

10:00am, 11:10am, 12:40pm, 1:50p, 3:00pm and 4:10pm


Go to the Japan Festival Houston website for more details.