Chinese Calligraphy Seminar
Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

Chinese Calligraphy Seminar

May - October the workshop meets at the Black Bamboo Pavilion
Fee $25

This brush work seminar is designed for both novice beginners and experienced ongoing students. One of the essential 'gentleman's' arts, Chinese calligraphy or brushwork is for both visual artists and martial artists alike.  This discipline allows the student too focus on brush, ink, paper and composition proving a unique approach to sensitivity with both the visual and the physical art.  Visual artists will learn a traditional approach to applying ink to paper through pressure alone.

Martial artists will develop an eye for detail, intense focus, and a high sensitivity for pressure and transmitting energy to external presence.  Learning brushwork is often used as a compliment to weapons work.

Interested students should contact LaoMa for more information.
blackbamboopavilion@gmail.com
919-542-0688

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Form and Weapons Seminar
Dec
22
10:00 AM10:00

Form and Weapons Seminar

A seminar with an more open format, the fourth Saturday seminar is open to any student, beginning or advanced.  Current students will work on forms they are currently learning.  This is also a good time for students curious in exploring a weapon or empty hand form but are unable to make it to another weekly class.  

Teacher: LaoMa; 
Please contact LaoMa for more information.
blackbamboopavilion@gmail.com
919-542-0688

 

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Beginning Push Hands Seminar
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Beginning Push Hands Seminar

The purpose of this interactive workshop is to explore how push-hands (Tuishou) relates to form understanding and enhancement. Tuishou practice teaches many principles, but we will be paying special attention to the principles of ting jin (listening energy) and nian jin (sticking energy).

Taiji players will be introduced to relationships between fundamentals, frame, form, function and fighting through the Combined Four Flowers exercise and various sets of “three-person push,” “two-person drills,” and “Da Lu” exercises.

Any students interested in attending please contact me at laomamanzo@mindspring.com or 919-(919) 542-0688.

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Advanced Student Form Seminar
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Advanced Student Form Seminar

For a detailed description of this class, click here.

Senior Saturday meets every first Saturday of the month.  Intermediate students are welcomed with open arms.  The focus of the monthly seminar is group practice of the entire form.  This is followed by detailed questions and corrections with LaoMa.  The group focus is improving taiji fundamentals and existing postures.  Advancement in principles rather than form progression is the goal of this meeting.

Teacher: LaoMa; 
Please contact LaoMa for more information.
blackbamboopavilion@gmail.com
919-542-0688

Ongoing.

Drop-ins welcome.

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Form and Weapons Seminar
Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Form and Weapons Seminar

A seminar with an more open format, the fourth Saturday seminar is open to any student, beginning or advanced.  Current students will work on forms they are currently learning.  This is also a good time for students curious in exploring a weapon or empty hand form but are unable to make it to another weekly class.  

Teacher: LaoMa; 
Please contact LaoMa for more information.
blackbamboopavilion@gmail.com
919-542-0688

 

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Chinese Calligraphy Seminar
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Chinese Calligraphy Seminar

May - October the workshop meets at the Black Bamboo Pavilion
Fee $25

This brush work seminar is designed for both novice beginners and experienced ongoing students. One of the essential 'gentleman's' arts, Chinese calligraphy or brushwork is for both visual artists and martial artists alike.  This discipline allows the student too focus on brush, ink, paper and composition proving a unique approach to sensitivity with both the visual and the physical art.  Visual artists will learn a traditional approach to applying ink to paper through pressure alone.

Martial artists will develop an eye for detail, intense focus, and a high sensitivity for pressure and transmitting energy to external presence.  Learning brushwork is often used as a compliment to weapons work.

Interested students should contact LaoMa for more information.
blackbamboopavilion@gmail.com
919-542-0688

Chinese Calligraphy Shufa
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Beginning Push Hands Seminar
Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Beginning Push Hands Seminar

The purpose of this interactive workshop is to explore how push-hands (Tuishou) relates to form understanding and enhancement. Tuishou practice teaches many principles, but we will be paying special attention to the principles of ting jin (listening energy) and nian jin (sticking energy).

Taiji players will be introduced to relationships between fundamentals, frame, form, function and fighting through the Combined Four Flowers exercise and various sets of “three-person push,” “two-person drills,” and “Da Lu” exercises.

Any students interested in attending please contact me at laomamanzo@mindspring.com or 919-(919) 542-0688.

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