Jul
28
to Jul 30

Making the Immortal Embryo

Scott Park Phillips returns to Portland Shaolin

Saturday, July 29, 2pm – 6pm

The historical definition of “internal martial arts” comes from the integration of the Daoist Golden Elixir (jindan or neidan) into fighting skills. This workshop will clearly explain the three body theory and guide students through the experience of making the immortal embryo.  Then we will play with the principle of counterbalancing, a powerful martial arts idea which allows us to discard rooting and create the illusion of unstoppable power.

Sunday, July 30, 2pm – 6pm

Two person fighting games. We will play a ton of two person games working off of the one-step, soft-hands (roushou), and push-hands (tuishou). Each game is devised for participants to experience a specific type of kinesthetic knowledge. We then take that knowledge and integrate it into an experience of play that will make you smarter, stronger, richer and better looking. The result is a profound experience of self-trust.

LOCATION & TIME

Portland Shaolin Center
3818 SE Powell Blvd.
Portland OR 97202
Jul 29, 2017 - Jul 30, 2017
2pm - 6pm

REGISTER FOR ONE CLASS - $75

REGISTER FOR BOTH CLASSES - $135

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