First time at the Academy—Mind Intent Boxing:
A Six Week Course in Xing Yi Quan
Experience the elemental!
Join our six-week seminar course and experience one of China’s most profound ancestor styles. Xing Yi is symbolically named for the interplay of the Five Elements, an ancient pattern of change recognized in Chinese philosophy and medical theory. The name Xing Yi means “Intent and Shape” referring to the mind processing combat’s endless and instantaneous changes. A beautiful combination of martial and qigong arts. Class starts Friday, March 6, 6-7 pm. Click HERE for more information about the class.
A Daoist Roadmap for Nourishing Life
2 Workshops with Master Yun Xiang Tseng (Cheng)
Thursday, March 19, 6 -9 pm
Introduction to Daoist Principles and Yang Sheng Qi Gong, Pt I.
Friday, March 20, 9 am – 5 pm
Yang Sheng Qi Gong Part II: Walking Crane.
For more info and to register, click HERE. Class size is limited, and 10% discount for registering fbeofre March 1, so register early!
Tai Chi Core Movements Seminar:
Martial Practice for Health – A Two Hour Workshop
Join us Sunday, March, 29, 1 -3 pm, for our VERY popular seminar: in 2 hours, learn the core movements and energies of Tai Chi. Please click HERE for more info, and to register.
Tai Chi For Health and Structure:
The Yang Style Short Set – A Three Month Class
Narrye Caldwell, longtime Dr of Chinese medicine and Tai Chi pracitioner, teaches a beautiful, authentic and engaging Tai Chi short set in this 3 month class. No experience necessary. Next class starts Wednesday, April 22, 6-7 pm. Click HERE for more information, and to register.
The Martial Art of Change:
Bagua’s Eight Animals – A Three Month Class
Still relatively unknown among martial arts is Bagua Zhang, a brilliant martial art whose movements are based on circles and whose philosophy on the I Ching. Many call this “the Tai Chi of the 21 century.” Bagua’s Eight Animals routine encompasses practice for health, meditation, self-defense and, frankly, fun! Class fee includes our bestselling companion text on this form. Class has started but please click HERE and we’ll let you know when next session starts.
A Martial Arts Qigong for Health:
Eight Brocades Qigong (Ba Duan Jin)
The most well-known of the more than 1000 Qigong routines, Ba Duan Jin is simple to learn, fun to practice, and offers profound benefits for health. One of the Academy’s favorite seminars. This seminar as passed but please click HERE and we’ll let you know when next one occurs.
The Mother of All Martial Arts:
Introduction to Kung Fu
If you have ever had any curiosity about Kung Fu—what it feels like to move in a traditional method that’s 5000 years old— then this is the workshop for you. In just 2 hours you will get a real taste of authentic Kung Fu, not the stuff of movies but true, whole body movement. Enough to practice for months on your own, or whet your appetite for our ongoing classes.
Friday, Feb 6, 6- 8 pm. POSTPONED. Please click HERE and we’ll let you know when next one occurs.
A Perfect Method of Qigong:
Blossoms in the Spring
A great Qigong routine! We have taught this seminar for several years, and the overwhelming response is ‘glowing.’ Simple to learn, and a routine that can be practiced for the rest of your life. Meditative, healthful, energizing, restorative.
Sunday, February 22, 1 – 3:30 pm. POSTPONED. Please click HERE and we’ll let you know when next one occurs.