Author: Alexandre Avdulov
Born and educated in Moscow, Russia (Moscow State University, specialty: Japanese Language and Culture), studied and worked in Japan for over ten years, at present Canadian citizen, teaching Japanese language and culture at Saint Mary's University (Halifax, Canada) to students from different countries. First Eastern European to study Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) in Japan and receive highest teaching certificate. Currently teacher of Chanoyu in Canada, Japan, USA, Mexico etc. Interests include intercultural communication, languages, pedagogy, leadership and spirituality, anthropology of the senses, theatre, contemplative arts.