Do you want to study Bagua Zhang, but don’t have a teacher in your area?

Do you want to study a holistic martial art – Bagua Zhang, but don’t have a teacher in your area? Here’s your chance to learn with a devoted instructor who cares about you, with live remote video classes!       While it may not be as personal or effective as learning in person with …

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Our Bagua Zhang Lineage

In Chinese martial arts, the ancestral lineage of discipleship is often considered a primary factor of the quality of a student’s skill and development. The student is often viewed as a reflection of their teacher, sometimes creating biased presumptions.  Pedigree is important — but not from trivial name dropping and bragging rights, but from understanding …

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Weapons Training During the Pandemic – The Most Versatile Weapon – Staff

Starting Thursday, January 14th (7pm-8pm), and Sunday, January 17th (11am-12:30pm), during our regularly scheduled classes, we will begin a phase of Weapons Training, remotely via Zoom during the pandemic – starting with Staff, The Most Versatile Weapon.   The staff is one of the most ancient and versatile weapons – Learn practical techniques and strategies to improve …

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Exhausted? Revitalize with Meditation and Qigong – Sealing the 5 Senses 🧘🏻‍♂️🌀💫

I often use the expression “Look within to reveal and heal your True Self.” Why?  Our attention and energy gets scattered and depleted by focusing on everything going on around us. Busy-ness of the world, survival, work, school, family, obligations, politics, hobbies, sports, recreation, games — all the 10,000 things of the world have their place and …

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Training during the Pandemic — Forms & Tempering the Body & Mind

Over the last 9 months, I’ve been grateful to continue teaching all our group Bagua Zhang Kung Fu classes remotely on Zoom, thanks to modern technology.  Though I miss teaching my students in person, and look forward to training with everyone again with in person classes, we’ve found some creative approaches to traditional training methods …

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New Beginners Bagua Zhang Kung Fu Class Starting in August!

New Beginners Bagua Zhang Kung Fu class starting in August!  We have a few spots available if you would like to start training Remote online with our Beginners Bagua Zhang Kung Fu class, starting this Saturday, August 1st, at 11:30 am to 12:30 pm PST!  With all the uncertainty of the tumultuous times we are all living in, Bagua …

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Bullying and Oppression; Return to Class on Father’s Day!

What’s going on?  As we celebrate Emancipation Day/Juneteenth here at Mace Martial Arts, we also recognize bullying and oppression have been on the rise in recent years. All over the world we continually see examples of it, especially in current events that painfully expose America’s unresolved legacy of bullying and oppression, in “the land of …

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Memorial Day 2020, Phase 2 & Remote Memberships

I wish you a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend with your family, as we honor those who have served our country and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, especially now in light of the unprecedented and unpredictable changes we are all facing this year.  The next step in gradually lifting social distancing restrictions …

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Kung Fu Theater Open Dojo & New Weeknight Classes!

Kung Fu Theater Open Dojo & New Weeknight Classes at Mace Martial Arts!  Join us for the open house celebration of my new Guan (Dojo) in Shoreline, & I’m eager to add a weeknight class starting in September! Kung Fu Theater Open Guan (Dojo) Double Feature!  Have you been wanting to check out our new …

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Magical Thinking in Meditation & Martial Arts

Vajra Visions Newsletter

Magical Thinking in Qigong & Martial ArtsIn my previous post, I referred to Magical Thinking in regards to self-image, and choosing to (re)start an enjoyable form of exercise. Now I’d like to share this concept to transform your approach to training, and being, especially in meditation and martial arts practice.  Most people interpret Magical Thinking as being …

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