WU SHEN TAO HEALTH & MARTIAL ARTS NEWS
SEPTEMBER 2019- UPDATED
CLOSED MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3 for LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
Wu Shen Tao Autumn Moon Festival Lunch- Saturday Sept 14 1:30 PM, Gaithersburg MD
David Chen Quarterly Push Hands Gathering- Sept. 21, 1-6pm Cabin John Park Rockville, MD
Sticking/ Push Sword Workshop- Sui Lum Pai KF School ,Sept 29 Havertown PA, 10A - 5PM
WU SHEN TAO 2019 Playful Dragon Gathering- Saturday Oct 12, 2-6PM, Norwood PK. Bethesda
US OPEN Martial Arts Championships – October 13, 2019 Long Island University, NY 8am -5 PM
US Challenge Xl- Sunday October 13, 2019 Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian, 8am -4pm.
WU SHEN TAO AUTUMN MOON LUNCH GATHERING
Wu Shen Tao will have its’ annual Autumn Moon Festival Lunch gathering at the Hibachi Sushi Supreme Buffet located at 8 Bureau Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 on Saturday September 14 beginning at 1:30 PM. We were there last year and they offer a wide variety of Pan- Asian foods to choose from. The Autumn Moon Festival is a Chinese holiday that marks the end of the growing season and a time for friends and families to come together to enjoy food and good company. Come and get better acquainted with fellow school mates and hear stories and martial tales, opinions, and histories. Let us know by calling or texting 301-651-3617 or email us that you and however many guests are coming to attend so that we may reserve sufficient space for the group.
PUSH HANDS GATHERING
Saturday, September 21, 2019
The Greater Washington Area Autumn Sensing-Hands Get-Together
Ladies only session starts a 1PM for our September Sensing-Hands Get-Together.
Saturday, September 21
1-2 PM Ladies only
2-6 PM All are welcome
Location. At David C. Chen Memorial Tai Chi Court in Cabin John Regional Park.
7400 Tuckerman Lane, Rockville, MD.
Rain or Shine
Contact Joanne Chang at Joanne@wuweitaichi.com
STICKING/ PUSH SWORD WORKSHOP
Paul Ramos will be teaching a workshop on September 29 in PA at the Sui Lum Pai Martial Arts school located at 12 West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA 19083 from 10 am - 5 pm. Basic concepts, single and 2 – person drills and free play will be taught during this 6- hour event. All those interested may obtain more info by calling 301-651-3617.
2019 PLAYFUL DRAGON GATHERING
This years’ gathering will take place on Saturday OCT. 12 from 2-6 PM at Norwood Park whose address is 4700 Norwood Drive, Bethesda, MD 20815. Join us again for food, demos, games, a Live jam session, push hands, lively conversation, merriment and surprises!!
Bring a dish to share and let us know if you’d care to assist with the set-up/ breakdown, Cooking, demos. Etc. New fun ideas to offer at the gathering are always appreciated.
Please RSVP so we may plan accordingly- Contact us at email@example.com or call us 301-651-3617
Thanks See you there!
CLEAR CIRCLE HOLISTIC TRAINING CENTER
Our sister school Clear Circle Holistic Training Center is located in Gaithersburg MD at 329 B Main Street in the lower level suite, below the Rose Spa and Salon in the Kentlands’ complex.
The space is larger than our former location and is also close to two outdoor training areas when the weather permits. This space is dedicated to private, semi-private and small group classes only. Instruction available there ranges from Qigong/ Neigong , Tai Chi and other Internal martial arts, Swordplay, Meditation, Self Defense, Contact Fight training, nutrition and other skills related to those mentioned above.
Call 301-651-3617 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire or to register for your introductory lesson.
NEW ONGOING FEATURE ON OUR WEB SITE
The next installment of “Something to meditate on”, after a short hiatus, will continue soon on our Qigong/ Meditate page (DCMDTaichi.com). It is produced by long time collaborator, training partner, and good friend Henry C. Brennan. He has an extensive background in Martial and Energy arts beginning in the 1970’s. His specialty is energy cultivation with a focus on passive and active work along with methods and strategies of how to apply these skills to one’s daily life.
He shares concepts of the work by providing snippets of wisdom and knowledge each month on our Qigong/ Meditation page.
Interested individuals can also now begin online training with him to use the distilled exercises and methods of this path. I recommend that you feel free to check in bi-weekly for the next nugget along the path toward potentiating oneself.
SEPTEMBER SWORDPLAY CLASS
We will meet for sword basics and application class this month on Wednesday SEPTEMBER 18th, 2019 from 7:30-9 PM. Bring a wooden sword, eye protection and groin protection (optional). All students are encouraged to attend regardless of experience.
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FREE COMMUNITY PUSH HANDS -
Our weekly Community Tai Chi and Push Hands Open workout is alive and well (27 years and counting). We hold the Free Takoma Park Community Workout, 3 blocks away, at the Roda Movement Center which is located at 7014 Westmoreland Avenue (just off Carroll Avenue) in Takoma Park, MD. It is located just behind the Gazebo located on Carroll Avenue and across from the House of Musical Traditions. The workout takes place on Thursdays from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Feel free to contact us at email@example.com if you have questions or concerns.
QUOTES OF THE MONTH
I’ve failed over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he who loses his courage loses all.
Miguel de Cervantes