Meet Your Instructor:
She's known for her relentless in-the-field pursuit of tea knowledge and her work in preserving Chinese tea traditions. Each year, Shunan travels to historic tea mountains in China to harvest and make tea alongside the heritage farmers.
She is an avid educator on tea and a vital link to bring historic tea knowledge to the English-speaking West. She has spoken on the subject matter at many companies and institutions, including Yale University, Christie’s, Van Cleef & Arpels, World Tea Expo, and Stony Brook University. She has collaborated with the Metropolitan Museum of Art to execute a temporary Chinese tea house in the museum. She is the educator for the TED-Ed lesson – The History of Tea.