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Elite Event: Tea, Yoga & Martial Arts



Tee, Yoga und Kampfkunst?! Aber hallo! Seit nichtmal einem Jahr gibt es in Berlin einen Ort,d er diese drei DInge aufs Wunderbarste vereint: Das Chimosa! Gestern Abend hatte die Berliner Yelp Elite die grosse Freude, alle diese Dinge einmal gemeinsam mit dem Chimosa Team auszuprobieren!

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Bequeme Sportkleidung war Pflicht, denn es stand durchaus ein wenig Action auf dem Programm. Für Schüchternheit liess das Chimosa-Team keinen Platz und verwöhnte uns zu Beginn erstmal mit einem Matcha-Latte! Das Kampfkunst nicht gleich Kampfkunst, dass Tee nicht gleich Tee und dass Yoga einen auch ins Schwitzen bringen kann, lernten wir schnell!

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Am beeindruckendsten war sicher die einführende Lektion in die Welt der Kampfkunst: Spielerisch und doch herausfordernd. Maike M gestand: "Hauen macht Spaß!" während sich die Yelper in Paaren versuchten, ihrem Partner beim Umfallen zu helfen! Wir lernten so manchen Trick und auch, wie anstrengend es sein kann, seinem Partner aus dem Vierfüßlerstand zu Fall zu bringen.
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Bei der Teezermonie ging es ruhiger zu. Unglaublich aber wahr: Auch in Tee steckt Kung Fu! Kung Fu bedeutet nämlich übersetzt "Etwas durch harte Arbeit Erreichtes" und steckt somit in diversen Dingen und nciht zuletzt in der chinesischen Art, Tee zu trinken, die uns Jing hier zeigte. Zeit sollte man mitbringen und eine feine Zunge, dann versteht man auch warum Oolong Tee so cremig schmeckt: er wird über Milchdampf gewelkt! Und dass der Tee, der bei Chimosa, Erleuchtung heisst, so süß schmeckt, das er als Süßungsmittel verwendet werden kann!
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Ausklingen durfte der Abend bei von Jing gemixten Tee-Cocktails – in Kombination mit Rum, Wodka, Lychee-Saft und Grapefruit-Saft verführte sie den ein oder anderen zu ein, zwei Gläsern mehr – Wahnsinn, wie Tee schmecken kann!
Beim Yoga war übrigens das Licht gedimmt, so dass es aus der Yogastunde keine Bilder gibt, aber Nick K beschreibt es sehr treffend: "Obwohl ich schon seit einer Ewigkeit Yoga mache, war das hier eine ganz neue Erfahrung für mich!" 
Ich denke, damit spricht er uns allen für den gesamten Abend aus dem Herzen! Es war ein toller, überraschender Abend, für den ich dem Chimosa Team und alles voran Jing und Yi-Chung und den beiden Trainern des Abends Steffi und Kai ganz herzlich danken möchte: Wir haben uns bei euch nicht gut aufgehoben, sondern zu Hause gefühlt und uns gerne von eurer begeisterung anstecken lassen!
Dank geht auch an den großartigen @Logopaeden (Logo P auf yelp), einen der führenden Mobile Photographer Berlins, der den Abend einfühlsam festhielt und das alles mit einem iPhone!
Die Eindrücke der teilnehmenden Yelper finden sich hier!
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Anne
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Tea, Yoga and Martial Arts?
Yelp, we can!
At the Chimosa (Chi for China and Mosa from the Portuguese name for Taiwan: Isla Formosa) 10 happy Berlin Elites had the chance to make a one of a kind experience! Being welcomed with a Matcha Latte, take off with tea cocktails either with rum, wodka or sake and inbetween have some lectures in tea, yoga and martial arts – "all in all simply amazing" to say it with Kifah A!
Many thanks to the wonderful Chimosa Team, the trainers and Jing and Yi-Chung for this great introduction into their homemade philosophy!
Thanx a bunch also to one of the best iphone photographers @Logopaede – those pics rock! 
Anne
Community Managerin Yelp Berlin
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