When: July 25th and 30th, 2020 (6-Day Workshop)
Where: Xuan Ju Daoist Center (Francestown, NH)
What: Xuan Wu Quan is a culmination of all the Wudang Kung Fu forms and the final styles to be learned with advanced techniques from Bagua Zhang, Dragon, Xing Yi, Tiger and the basic forms. There are 53 movements attached to Wudang Xuan Wu Quan. It has the explosive power striking forms from Bagua Zhang and Xing Yi with movements that are both hard and soft, quick and slow. The speed and fluidity of the movements use stillness to overcome the movement of the opponent. In this workshop, every morning, Qigong and Zhan Zhuang (standing like a post) meditation will be practiced to assist in the cultivation of Neijia (internal Kung Fu). Prepare for a rigorous training that is both an expression of individual's artistic and skill mastery.
7:30 am to 8:30 am - Qigong and Zhan Zhuang
8:30 am to 9:30 am - Breakfast to be prepared by Shifu Zhou
10:00 am to 12 noon - Kung Fu practice
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Lunch and Free time (you can bring your own lunch or eat at a nearby restaurant:
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm - Kung Fu practice
6:00 pm - Dinner at Xuan Ju ( Each night, meals will be prepared by a volunteer among the participants)
9:30 pm - Bedtime
10:00 pm - Lights out
Boarding: $180 (room in Xuan Ju Daoist Center) for the duration of the event (Limited space - first come first serve, there are alternative boarding options in the area including local Hotels & Inns and AirBnB.) There will also be an option to set up your own tent on the retreat grounds with access to our showers and facilities at $90 for the duration of the event.
Meals: $120 (Fee includes Dinner on the night of your stay and Breakfast the following morning. Lunch will be taken at nearby restaurants with split checks. If you choose to opt out, feel free to bring your own food.)
We welcome attendees to arrive a day earlier on Friday July 24, 2020 to settle in and enjoy the facilities and have tea! We will also accommodate individuals who wish to stay an extra night on Thursday July 30, 2020 and depart the following day, Friday, July 31 at no extra cost.