Category Archives: Classes

Short Form Tai Chi for Health Starts May 6, 2024

New to Tai Chi? Get started, deepen your skills, or just try it out! Introduction This 3-month series is an introduction to the beautiful art of Tai Chi. We will begin with the proper structure and bio-mechanics that give this … Continue reading

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New Class for Short Form Tai Chi starts May 6, 2024

Announcing New Short-Form Tai Chi Class New to Tai Chi? Get started, deepen your skills, or just try it out! A new 3-month introduction to the beautiful art of Tai Chi for beginners starts May 6, 2024. Learn proper structure … Continue reading

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Bridging: Engagement in Traditional Kung Fu

Comes a moment in every martial student’s practice when their focus shifts from attaining perfect posture to one effecting meaningful transitions. Or, better to say: There SHOULD be a moment in each martial student’s practice when their intent moves from … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Chuan For Health Class Returns September 5

It’s that time of year again! Narrye Caldwell’s popular 3 month class on Tai Chi will return on Sept 5, and for the first time class will meet twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9 – 10 am. This … Continue reading

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Tai Chi For Health in Santa Cruz

Tai Chi for Health Get started or deepen your skills Meets twice a week for 3 months Tuesdays & Thursdays 9-10 a.m. Sept. 6 to Nov. 24 (we may adjust the final class date to accommodate Thanksgiving) Academy of Martial … Continue reading

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Tradition Rebounds

We’re starting to open up classes to new students! Interested in trying a class at our world-recognized Academy of Martial & Internal Arts? Click HERE to let us know.

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Longfist Kung Fu Fundamentals: 12 Wk Class Starts Sept 28

Wow, it has been a loooong time since we have been able to add a class to our schedule and welcome new students to our school. So, we are excited to introduce our newest 12 week series, Longfist Kung Fu … Continue reading

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Longfist Kung Fu Fundamentals — 12 wk. Series

Move Like You’ve Never Moved Before Authentic Kung Fu —Traditional Methods for Body & Mind There’s more to Kung Fu than flying through the air or kicking butt in a dark alley. Encompassing strategy, health preservation, efficient movement, strength-building, cooperation, … Continue reading

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Free Livestream Qigong Class, Thursday, March 19

Next session, Sunday, March 21, at 10am PDT, on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/953395301   Our friend and colleague, Sally Chang, sent this to us this morning… With news in a nosedive, I decided to offer this Qigong class FREE for EVERYBODY. No … Continue reading

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Academy Class Suspension (Update)

Update, March 26: Hello dear friends, Well, we thought we would check in with you, see how you all are faring, and update you on our classes.    These last couple of weeks have been difficult for so many people—really, … Continue reading

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Tai Chi For Health, 3 month class starts January 8

• Learn a complete form in just three months • Traditional, fluid, moving meditation • Small Class, detailed instruction • Emphasis on correct posture and form for health, balance, and vitality • Authentic martial structure for strength and flexibility • … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Straight Sword–Basics Class

Hoping for this class to return in January! For the first time, the Academy adds an 8 week Tai Chi Straight Sword class to our revolving workshop menu. If you are intrigued, in general, by the straight sword—it being one … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Partner Work: Deepen Your Practice

New Class Starting October 17, 2018 This 6 week class, co-taught by Ted Mancuso and Narrye Caldwell, is a perfect way to improve your Tai Chi skills, and take your practice to the next level. Not only will you have … Continue reading

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Tai Chi for Health: Deepen Your Practice

Great news! We have just added a new 6 week class, starting April 25, to our very popular Tai Chi for Health Series. This one’s for intermediate students, those who have completed the short Tai Chi set at the Academy … Continue reading

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Tai Chi For Health: Deepen Your Practice

New Class Starting April 25, 2018 Finally! This new 6 week class, co-taught by Ted Mancuso and Narrye Caldwell, is a perfect way to improve your Tai Chi skills, and take your practice to the next level. Not only will … Continue reading

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