About Plum Blossom Tea

Plum Blossom Tea is your resource for tea meditations, tea ceremony, and tea talks.

Add a tea talk to your club’s speaker agenda to learn basic tea information and ways of tasting and enjoying camellia sinensis.

Add a tea meditation to your work retreat or family getaway to center and connect.

Offer a Japanese tea ceremony as a fundraiser for your humanitarian organization.

For scheduling and pricing, contact Michelle, of Heart of Zen at 231-386-7616.

To learn more about us, listen to an interview with Michelle, as a guest on Anxiety Slayer: The Way of Tea for Your Health.

Michelle Racich


Michelle Racich, Zen shiatsu therapist and teaist.

Douglas Racich


Douglas Racich, artist and teaist.

About Us

With over 40 years of martial arts, qigong, and Zen background, Michelle began studying tea under the instruction of Roo Sensei, and continues to study and practice the way of tea in the tradition of Yamada Kazuharu Sensei, founder and head of the Shidou Ryu tea school in Japan, which espouses the philosophy that “tea is for everyone.”