Holiday Closures and New Classes

Hi Everyone,

I hope everyone is doing well, enjoying your practice and classes while adjusting to our crisp Fall weather! 

Following are a few announcements for holiday closures and new classes.

In observance of Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year holidays, our school will be closed the following dates:

 
Thursday, November 28th
Tuesday, December 24th
Wednesday, December 25th
Tuesday, December 31st
Wednesday, January 1st

We will start 2 new beginner classes on:

 
Wednesday, January 8th at 11am
Thursday, January 9th at 7pm

Please let me know if you, or someone you know, is interested in joining either, or both, of these classes.

Wishing everyone a *very* happy Thanksgiving!

-Nancy

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2014 Sword and Push Hands Seminars

Hi Everyone,

Fall is here!  I hope you’re adjusting to our crisp and cooler weather.  Quite a few students are not feeling well, so please make sure to take care of yourself as we adjust to the change in weather.

We are planning two seminars for 2014.  Please let me know if you would like to be placed on the Seminar list:

  1.    Sword Seminar – This will be a 2 day event with Master Yang as he reviews the 67 Movement Sword Form.  Tuition will be $250 for both days.  There is also a $20 Registration Fee.  This Seminar is scheduled for January 12th (Saturday) and January 13th (Sunday).  Seminar hours will be 9am to 12pm/2pm to 4pm.  Location TBD depending on number of attendees.
  2. Push Hands Seminar – This will be a 2 day event with Master Yang.  Tuition will be $230 if your register by December 13th and $250 if you register after December 13th.  There is also a $20 Registration Fee.  This Seminar is scheduled for February 22nd (Saturday) and February 23rd (Sunday).  Seminar hours will be 9am to 12pm/2pm to 4pm.  Attendees must be members of the Int’l Association.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you!

-Nancy Lucero

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Are You Interested?

Hi Everyone,

Are you interested in joining a:

1.  Student Group Practice – Mondays from 7pm to 8pm (starting October 7th) – led by Chris Lester

This will be an additional Group Practice Session open to all students.  Participants will have the opportunity to practice the Traditional Hand Form, Weapons and Push Hands.

2.  Basic Push Hands – Wednesdays from *6:30pm to 7pm (anticipated start date of November 13th) – led by Nancy Lucero

This class will focus on the foundation of Push Hands – circling.  Participants will learn the basic methods of circling – horizontal, vertical and open arms.  Class initially scheduled for 30 minutes and may progress to 55 minutes (6pm to 6:55pm) when appropriate.

 

If you’re interested in joining either, or both, of these classes, please email nancy@yangfamilytaichi.com.

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Seattle International Martial Arts Masters Demo Video

Here’s the video of our demonstration at the 1st Annual Seattle International Martial Arts Masters Demo Sunday.  Congratulations to Fang Laoshi, Carolyn Fung, Chris Lester, Chad Holle, and Nancy Lucero on a nice performance. Congratulations also to Chris Lester for placing second in the Push Hands competition.

 

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