Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Save The Date + Giveaway

Save the the date!
Serenitea Blogger Badge Final

What: I will be co-hosting the Seren-i-Tea in the Square, an interactive midday event featuring meditation, yoga, education and refreshments.
Sokenbicha will donate $5 for every person who attends Seren-i-Tea to nonprofit partners making a significant impact in San Francisco.

About Sokenbicha:
· Sokenbicha combines the refreshing taste of water with the flavor and goodness of all-natural, authentically brewed tea and botanicals.
· Each of the five varieties of Sokenbicha is unsweetened, zero calorie and made with natural botanicals sourced from around the globe.
· One of Japan’s largest tea brands, Sokenbicha is created in partnership with and endorsed by Japan’s revered natural health and wellness experts – Nihondo.
· From the packaging to the process of developing the beverage sold inside, Sokenbicha reflects a commitment to environmental sustainability.

Who: Registration for this event is open to the public, but 9 of my readers get to attend with me as VIP guests complete with amazing swag bags!

Featured guests include:
Mallika Chopra – The daughter of Deepak Chopra, Mallika Chopra is a mother, author, blogger and founder of She will serve as event keynote to guide participants in finding serenity in their daily lives.

Lulumon Ambassador Stephanie Snyder
– Well known for her unique ability to infuse her challenging classes with strategic sequencing, yoga philosophy, technical alignment, and heart-felt humor, Stephanie has been featured on the cover of Yoga Journal Magazine, has been a contributing writer to Yoga Journals' "Home Practice" and was named San Francisco's most sought after yoga teacher by InStyle Magazine.

When: Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Where: Union Square, 333 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Why: This event is aimed at providing a real-time “self-moment” for participants and will offer tools and techniques to make “me-time” a deliberate and important part of daily routines – helping us achieve balance from within.

As part of this event I will be giving away 9 Guest invitations, complete with swag bags.
As the guests of a VIP blogger, 9 readers will receive a custom tote that contains a yoga mat, a designer scarf and other items, a total value of $80, plus a Whole Foods gift card for $50!!
You must be present on Saturday June 25th to receive your bag.
If you are able to make the event please and would like to enter the Giveaway,
please do the following:

Like sokenbicha on Facebook and/or twitter and leave a comment in this post about which of their teas you would like to try.
I will randomly select 9 readers to receive the gift bags and attend the event as my guests.
(winners will be announced June 13th).

Sokenbicha partnered with bloggers such as me to participate in the Seren-i-Tea event as a VIP attendee. As part of the program, I received compensation. Sokenbicha believes that consumers and bloggers are free to form their own opinions and share them in their own words. Sokenbicha’s policies align with WOMMA Ethics Code, FTC guidelines and social media engagement recommendations.


  1. Hi Amber,

    I "liked" Sokenbicha's Facebook profile. I would like to try their "Purify" tea.

  2. This is awesome! I "liked" them on facebook and would love to try all flavors...but mostly the Skin tea. Might just have to stop by Whole Foods and pick one up on my way home tonight!

  3. Following via Twitter-- Kampo sounds delish!! :)

  4. Oh man, I wished I lived in CA. Have fun lady.

  5. This sounds great! I want to go, please count me in.

  6. Ah, wish I can make it but gotta take my baby to her first bday party. Have so much fun! Wish I can have all that stuff in the swag bag. :(

  7. I would like to try the Purify Tea!

    (and I follow on Twitter)

    larkspurpurple (at)

  8. I "liked" Sokenbicha's Facebook profile. I would like to try their "Purify" tea. Thank you!