SEMINARS: Martial Arts, Taijiquan, Qigong and Meditation
California, USA: Summer 2013 Seminars
Week-long intensive seminars at the YMAA Retreat Center in Northern CA, with Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, from July 5 until August 9, 2013.
Contact Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming by email or at +1 (707) 502-8739 for registration.
|July 5-12, 2013||Traditional Yang-Style Taijiquan
Traditional Yang-Style Taiji Sword
|Taijiquan Group: You will learn about half of the traditional Yang-Style Long Form (108 movements). Martial applications will be discussed briefly, but the focus of this seminar will be correctness in body posture, movement, and fundamental feeling.
Taiji Sword Group: This seminar assumes some familiarity and prior experience to sequence training. You will learn the entire Taiji sword sequence. Martial applications will be introduced, but the focus of this seminar will be in control of the sword, connecting the body to the sword, and leading the Qi with your mind.
|July 12-19, 2013||Taiji Pushing Hands and Martial Appications (Level 1-4)||Yang-Style Taiji Pushing Hands will be taught in this seminar. If you already have a basic level in Pushing Hands and Centering, you should be able to adapt to Level 2, 3, or 4. However, for beginners, it is recommended that you take Level 1 first, where there will be a thorough review of Single Pushing Hands. Taiji Yin/Yang Symbol Sticking Hands practice will also be introduced. Martial applications will be discussed in all levels.|
|July 19-26, 2013||Qigong-1 (Qigong Theory and Spine Qigong)||Introductory Qigong theory will be comprehensively discussed in this seminar. One of the most important Qigong practices for health, Spine Qigong, will also be introduced. Additionally, a few select medical Qigong exercises will be taught and practiced.|
|July 26 - August 2, 2013||Qigong-2 (Medical Qigong: Eight Pieces of Brocade, Four Seasons Qigong, and The Five Animal Sports)||Three well-known medical Qigong sets will be taught in this seminar: The Eight Pieces of Brocade, Four Seasons Qigong, and The Five Animal Sports|
|August 2-9, 2013||Qigong-8 (Grand Circulation, Muscle/Tendon Changing and Marrow/Brain Washing Qigong)||In this seminar, Bodhidharma’s Muscle/Tendon Changing and Marrow/Brain Washing Qigong Classic will be discussed and practiced. In addition, some Grand Circulation and Qi Exchange exercises will be introduced.|
More information about visiting the Retreat Center during the seminar season and during the non-seminar season can be found on:
- YMAA Retreat Center Seminars details page
- YMAA Retreat Center Non-Seminars Time (Regular Time) training page
Costa da Caparica, Portugal: August 10-19
YMAA International Summer Camp
|August 10-19, 2013||Taijiquan and Shaolin|
More information at YMAA Portugal website.
Auckland, New Zealand: August 24-25
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming in Devonport, Auckland
|August 24, 2013||Qigong Theory and Spine
|Introductory Qigong theory will be comprehensively discussed. Spine Qigong, will also be introduced. Additionally, a few select Qigong exercises will be taught and practiced.|
|August 25, 2013||The Eight Pieces of Brocade
|The well-known medical Qigong set, The Eight Pieces of Brocade, will be taught in this seminar.|
Nicholas Yang in EEMA, Glenfield, Auckland
|August 24, 2013||Chin-Na Techniques||Seminar by Nicholas Yang.|
|August 25, 2013||White Crane Kung Fu||Seminar by Nicholas Yang.|