DC Shintaido Continues their « Free Fall » Series on Sunday

DC Shintaido Continues their « Free Fall » Series on Sunday
UPDATE: This class has been cancelled due to rain. The next class is October 28th.
The « Free Fall » DC Shintaido class series continues on Sunday, Sept. 23. We will meet again at our Rock Creek Park « dojo », just west of the of the 1600 block of Longfellow St. NW. We are currently focusing on the meditative Taimyo kata.
START: Sunday 9-23 at 4 p.m., weather permitting.
LENGTH: About 1 hr 15 mins.
LOC.: Rock Creek Park, west of 1600 Longfellow St. NW
CLOTHING: Loose-fitting for easy movement, or a white gi.
CONTACT: Lee Ordeman: 443-676-9397
After the class we may go to nearby Moreland’s Tavern at 5501 14th St NW for a drink and something to eat.
Questions: Reply to leeordeman@gmail.com
UPCOMING CLASSES
Oct. 28  (change of date)
Nov. 18  (change of date)
SHINTAIDO is an expressive and meditative movement art with deep roots in Japanese martial arts and spiritual tradition. A class, or keiko, features movement, study of a classical forms, some partner practice and meditation. Children are welcome under a parent’s supervision. Shintaido is traditionally practiced in natural settings. Classes include participants of all abilities.
The instructor, Lee Ordeman, has practiced Shintaido for more than 30 years. He has studied directly under the art’s several masters in the U.S. and Japan. He has led classes and workshops in Japan, Europe and the U.S. He has broad experience in movement, including five years dancing with Kei Takei’s Moving Earth.

Pacific Shintaido Kangeiko 2019 — Save the Dates!

Pacific Shintaido Kangeiko 2019 — Save the Dates!

Pacific Shintaido is excited to announce that Master Instructor Masashi Minagawa from Bristol, England will be teaching

Kangeiko 2019
January 19–21, 2019

Marin Academy, San Rafael, California

Director of Instruction: Shin Aoki

Four keiko will be offered over the course of three days—two on Saturday, one on Sunday, and one on Monday.

Examinations (Sunday) will be offered up to Nidan rank in Kenjutsu, Bojutsu, Karate, and Shintaido Instructor.

In addition, a pre-Kangeiko Advanced Workshop (open to Shintaido Graduate or Shodan level and above) will be taught by Master Minagawa.
January 12–13, also at Marin Academy.

Registration details, fees, and exact schedule to follow soon.

Information will also be posted online at www.facebook.com/PacificShintaido/ and www.pacshin.shintaido.org/events.php3

Please contact Derk Richardson, Gasshuku Manager, at derkrichardson@att.net.