Classes canceled again today, Friday, February 1. Classes will resume tomorrow.
No prior experience needed for this beginners class, which is an introduction to Basic Traditional Chinese Kung Fu. The class will focus on conditioning, stance, traditional drills in blocking, punching, and kicking. Material presented will include both hard and soft, open hand and animal styles. Possible advancement 3 levels towards a black belt.
Day and time: Wednesdays, 5 – 6 p.m.
Dates: Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar. 6 (Weather cancellation makeup date is March 20.)
Number of classes: 9
Fee: $110 per participant
Dates: Mar. 27, Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8
Number of classes: 7
Fee: $90 per participant
Your credit card payment will list as WVSTO-eGov on your account statement.
Kung Fu Instructor: Allan Embrey MA LPC
Allan is a Masters Level Family and Marriage Counselor, who is focused on helping others find ways to improve the quality of their lives. He has been studying Chinese Shao Lin Kung Fu with the Chinese Shaolin Center, for over 25 years. Allan is a second degree Black Belt who has studied under 7th Degree Elder Masters David and Sharon Soard at the Chinese Shao Lin Center, based in Denver, Colorado, which was founded under Grandmaster Sin Kwang The', a 10th degree Black Belt.
Allan lived and studied for two years in mainland China, in Xian, the last ancient walled city. He studied Tai Chi, and Ba Gua, specifically, as well as, Kung Fu, Chinese culture, history and philosophy, from several teachers across China. While in China, he was employed as a professor at the Xian Foreign Language University, where he taught Tourism, Business and English. He was able to travel extensively throughout China, which included, areas of historical importance in the development of Kung Fu, like the original Shaolin Temple.