I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We are now quickly approaching the remaining holidays – Christmas and New Years. As a quick reminder – please mark your calendars for our school holiday closures – 12/24, 12/25, 12/31 and 01/01.
As some of you may have heard, the International Association Asian Headquarters Grand Opening will be held in Kunming, Yunnan, China in March 2017. To help celebrate and extend our wishes for it’s success, all Yang Chengfu Tai Chi Chuan Centers have been asked to submit a congratulatory video.
Our Redmond school will be making this video on Tuesday November 29th at 7pm. If your schedule permits, please be part of our video submission. No special clothing required – just come and join us.
I hope to see you Tuesday at 7pm!
Yang Chengfu Tai Chi Chuan Center
4132 - 148th Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Our school would like to host a Holiday Party on Sunday, December 4th from 12pm to 3pm. We will supply pizza and soft drinks. If you’d like to bring a salad or dessert that would be great!
Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 30th to Nancy@yangfamilytaichi.com and let me know if you are going to attend and if you will bring a salad or dessert.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
We will start a new sword class in May, Wednesdays at 6PM, starting May 4, taught by Nancy Lucero.
We have 20 tickets to the event below. Contact email@example.com if you’d like to attend.
The Development and Health Benefits of Chinese Tai Chi,
A Lecture by Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei
Followed by Performances of Wushu & Taichi
Wednesday June 1, 2016, 6pm-8pm
Held at Kane Hall, University of Washington
Chinese Wushu & Taichi Academy LLC is honored to co-host Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei’s lecture on Wednesday, June 1st in Kane Hall on UW Seattle Campus, through partnership with the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington and Chen Zhenglei Tai Chi Training Center. On the occasion of celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Chinese Wushu & Taichi Academy and the closing ceremony of Grandmaster Chen’s “The Light of Tai Chi” 2016 summer camp, GM Chen will be presenting a lecture and bring his disciples and students to perform at the University of Washington! In addition, the China Queen of Taichi — Master Gao Jiamin, with 6.8 million viewers on YouTube — will demonstrate in this special occasion too. The lecture and performances are free and open to the public. Seats are limited and early registration is greatly encouraged. Please go to www.chinesewushutaichi.com register, Thanks!
We will be starting a new hand form class on Mondays 7pm, starting in April.
We’d also like to make a list of persons interested in a new class starting Wednesdays 6pm in May. It will be either hand form review or sword. Please email your preference to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Here are a few school announcements:
1. Hand Form Seminar – Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th – There is still a few spaces left. If you’d like to attend, please email Fanghong@yangfamilytaichi.com. Maximum capacity is 24.
2. Saturday Classes & Practice for Hand Form Seminar Weekend – The Saturday at 10am class will meet at 12pm and the 11am class will meet at 1pm. There will be no Group Practice on Saturday, March 19th.
3. Saturday Group Practice – The 12pm practice will continue to meet (except for 3/19) and practice as usual. Aside from changing practice direction (to help those preparing for rank), no other changes will be made.
4. Sunday Group Practice – There will be no practice on Sunday, March 20th due to the Hand Form Seminar.
4. Ranking Practices – Will continue to meet Saturdays from 1:30pm to 3:30pm until Saturday, March 12th for those who have applied for Classic Ranks.
5. Primary Ranking Exams – We will have Ranking Exams for Primary Ranks Jie One, Jie Two and Jie Three on Sunday, March 6th starting at 2pm. The Ranking Fee for each is $10. If you would like to apply, please email Fang Hong at email@example.com. If you are interested and/or would like more information about Primary Ranks please click on this link: http://yangfamilytaichi.com/association/ranking/index.php.
Let me know if you have any questions/concerns.