Saturday April 29th, 10AM-12PM
World Tai Chi Day
Y.W.C.A., 1 Salem Square, Worcester, MA 01608
Join us for World Tai Chi & Qigong Day! The last Saturday of April each year in hundreds of cities, spanning over eighty nations, people come together to move and breathe together, providing a healing vision for our world. We’ll be joining a group lead by Sifu Gary and Laoshi Karim. Beginners are welcome, no experience is necessary. The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday May 3rd, 9:30-10:45AM
Yoga with Karen Larsen is back!
Karen Larsen is back! Former yoga instructor at Warrior’s Way, Karen is one of the most experienced and qualified yoga instructors in the area, having taught many students who have gone on to open their own local yoga studios. In addition to teaching Thai yoga with Katina the second Friday of each month, Karen will run an intermediate/advanced yoga class Wednesday mornings, starting May 3rd. If you are looking for to take your yoga to the next level, this class is for you! $15 to drop in, or $120 for a 10-class punch card.
Friday May 5th, 6PM-7:30PM
Restorative Yoga with Karyn
Our next restorative yoga class will be the first Friday of May. Students must pay to register, the class costs $20 per student. You must pay to make a reservation and hold your spot. You may pay Sihing Eliot or Karyn at the kwoon, or you can contact Sihing for an e-mail invoice. Space is limited to 14 students. See Sihing or Karyn for more information.
Saturday May 6th, 5PM-7:30PM
On the first Saturday in May each year, the Maynard Business Alliance celebrates the vibrant arts community in Maynard and the surrounding area with their “Spring ArtWalk”. Metrowest Kung Fu will be hosting an arts and crafts fair featuring custom wooden swords by Tang Swords, jewelry by Martial Artisans, honey from Sihing Dennis Daubney’s beekeeping business, paintings by Sifu Gary, photographs by KatzEye4Photo, and various products from the Maynard Farmer’s Market. It is not too late to reserve a table for $20 if you’d like share your goods/services. We hope to see you there!
Sunday May 7th, 9AM-5PM
Wu Dao Tournament
Wu Dao Kung Fu & Tai Chi, 130 Smith Place, Cambridge, MA 02138
Our friends at Wu Dao Kung Fu & Tai Chi are hosting an in-house (invitation-only) tournament. All Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and Tae Kwon Do students are encouraged to attend. The tournament is small, friendly, and inexpensive ($50 to register), so it is a great experience for first-time competitors, or students who may nervous about competing. See Sihing Eliot for more details.
Friday May 12th, 7PM-9PM
Feeling achy or in need of a little yoga kick start? Treat yourself to Thai Yoga with Katina Fontes and Karen Larsen, the second Friday of every month! Thai Yoga combines gentle yoga with Thai massage, perfect for all levels of yoga experience! The class is $30 per student. Space is limited to 12 students. Payment is required to make a reservation.
Saturday May 20th, 8AM-4PM
Tat Wong Tournament
Tat Wong Kung Fu Academy, 42 Washington Street, Middletown, CT 06457
More of our Kung Fu friends at the Tat Wong Kung Fu Academy are hosting an in-house tournament as well. All Kung Fu and Tae Kwon Do students are encouraged to attend. Like the Wu Dao tournament, this tournament is small, friendly, and inexpensive. See Sihing Eliot for more details. Sifu Daniel and his students came all the way up from Connecticut to support OUR in-house tournament last month, so let’s show support for our Kung Fu community and return the favor. This tournament is pre-registration ONLY. Registration forms are available at the desk and must be turned in to Sihing by May 1st.
Thursday May 25th, 6:30PM
Adult Kung Fu Ranking
Sifu Gary will be presiding over the next Tai Chi sash ranking. All adult Kung Fu students are encouraged to attend even if they are not testing for their sashes. $35 sash fees are due by May 11th.