CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION WITH COLD MOUNTAIN AND THE CTF
Join us as we welcome in the Year of the Monkey!
Date: Saturday 13th February 2016.
Schedule Overview (scroll down for more detail)
Doors Open 9 a.m.
Seminars (paid admission)
9:30-11 a.m., 11:15-12:45 p.m., (lunch break 12:45-2 p.m.), 2-3 p.m.
Vending Village with Tea Tastings opens 3 p.m. (free admission starts now!)
Lion Dance 3:15 p.m. Tai Chi and Martial Arts in Performance 3:30 p.m.
Potluck Dinner and Fellowship to follow
Location: Cold Mountain Internal Arts at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 248 Westmount Rd. E., Kitchener ON Canada
Start the day with some training! Doors open at 9 a.m., first seminar starts promptly at 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy lunch with friends old and new! Bring yours with you, or dine locally on the meal break between the second and third seminars.
Free admission to... Lion Dance (Jing-mo Kung Fu with Sifu Robin Young), starting at 3:15 p.m. to welcome in the New Year. Followed by friendship demonstrations at 3:30 p.m. and then potluck dinner! Bring something to share!
Bring friends to share the day with! All are welcome! Join us!
9 a.m. Doors Open (registration, warm-ups, assembly, and welcome in!)
(Scroll down for seminar fee details)
Morning Seminars – Pushing Hands
9:30-11 a.m. Making Sense of Sensing Hands: Acquiring Basic Skill via
Soft In-Line Play—Rolling, Pivoting, Transferring, Sticking
with Steve Higgins (Founder, Cold Mountain)
11:15-12:45 p.m. What’s Beyond the ‘Hands’ in Push Hands:
Methods of Exchanging and Taking Possession of Space
with Adriaan Blaauw
12:45-2 p.m. Lunch Break
2-3 p.m. Putting the Shen Fa (Body Method) in your Taiji:
24 Under the Lens for Beginners, Veterans, and Teachers Alike
with Malcolm MacQuarrie
FREE ADMISSION STARTS NOW—OPEN TO ALL!
3 p.m. Vending Village opens to the general public
(with Tea Tastings with Tea Kings’ James Coons)
3:15 p.m. Lion Dance with Jing-Mo Kung Fu of Guelph (Robin Young, Sifu)
3:30 p.m. Tai Chi and Martial Arts in Performance
Thereafter… Potluck Dinner and Fellowship to follow
All three seminars: $40 Early Bird Special (paid in advance); $50 at the door. CTF members, new and old, $40 at the door!
Can’t make it for the whole day? Pay just $20 for one seminar.
Interested in becoming a CTF member? Enroll your membership at this event and pay the Early Bird price!
How to pay in advance...
-via cheque, payable to CTF and mail it to Joh. Friedrich at Canadian Taijiquan Federation, 709-1285 Ontario St., Burlington ON Canada L7S1X9.
-via e-transfer. mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org to get that rolling.
Free admission to... Tea tasting with James Coons of The Tea Kings. (He will also have teas and tea accessories for sale). Shop for training shoes, swords, and more, in the Vending Village!