Barbara Stevens-Strauss is a Berkeley-Sakai Association Board Member who practices and shares with us traditional Japanese art forms including ikebana, raku ceramics, chabana and tea ceremony.  Barbara will be teaching a Chabana workshop on June 22, 2019, from 2-4 P.M. at Takara Sake, 708 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94710.  The Chabana workshop is a benefit for the Berkeley-Sakai Association.  All flowers and natural elements for the workshop will be provide.  There is a $50 fee for the workshop and the number of attendees is limited to 15.

In the workshop, We learn how to use flowers and natural elements, available in our gardens, to make multiple arrangements. If you bring your own vase, you can take home one of your creative arrangements. Please contact the Berkeley-Sakai Association or Barbara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in attending future Chabana flower arranging workshops. 

Here are a few examples of Barbara's arrangements and ceramics, followed by photos of arrangements made at the June 22, 2019 workshop. Click on photo below to start slideshow.