Mindfulness Through Tea with Sam Gibb (EP#13)

by Farley D December 20, 2018 1 min read

Mindfulness Through Tea with Sam Gibb (EP#13)

 

Today, Mason is joined at the podcast mic by Sam Gibb, founder of Cloud Hidden Tea. Tea is not only one of the most sacred plants on earth, it is the second most consumed herb on the globe. This beautiful plant can be taken for granted sometimes; the lineage behind its magic and the deep ceremony ensconced in this epic leaf is next level. In today's catch up, Sam sheds light on tea and mindfulness and reminds us how every part of the day is an opportunity to practice mindfulness. The guys discuss the miracles of life and all dip in and out of esoteric matters - it was always going to happen when discussing all things tea. Grab a cuppa and enjoy.

 

“Tea is such a soft beautiful god and she really just wants to help you and meet you where you are.”
Sam Gibb
The guys discuss:
  • How to judge the quality of tea by the way it smells
  • There are sourcing similarities between SuperFeast tonic herbs and good quality tea - the notion of Di Dao (Di Tao)
  • Fermented clay tea pots brew a superior tea
  • What makes an ideal tea?
  • Caffeine is never isolated in nature
  • Reactions to tea is always the pesticides or the processing
  • Four virtues of tea (harmony, purity, reverence and tranquility)
  • Tea purifies on the physiological level, as well as the spiritual level

 

Who is Sam Gibb?

Sam Gibbs is the founder of Cloud Hidden Tea. He’s empowering others to share tea ceremonies in yoga studios, schools, hospitals, corporate settings, prisons and more. As a devoted student of the leaf for almost two decades, Sam has traveled and explored the world in search of the finest teas and shared cups with tea experts, specialists, artisans and tea masters. Sam is now developing and introducing mindfulness-based training and education, through tea ceremony.

 

Resources

Cloud Hidden Tea
Cloud Hidden Tea Instagram
Cloud Hidden Tea Facebook
Cloud Hidden Tea Workshop - helping you start or deepen your tea practice
Ultimate Hot Choccy Recipe with Mason
Global Tea Hut
The Devine Farmer's Materia Medica

 

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Check Out The Transcript Here:

Farley D
Farley D

Farley is the SuperFeast marketing magician and eco queen. Farley has a deep love and respect for this planet we call home and is always exploring innovative ways to reduce waste and support the sustainability of her personal and professional practices. Farley is happiest when listening to Simply Red and sipping on a hot cacao tonic drink. He shou wu, tremella, astragalus and ashwagandha are among Farley’s favourite herbs, of which she has on high rotation throughout the day. A grounded taurean, Farley appreciates beauty and design and loves the sun and oceanic air. You can find Farley rocking loud patterns and sporting quirky socks on any given day. A true angel and beloved part of our SuperFeast team.



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