- This event has passed.
Shintaido in Rock Creek Park
November 15, 2020 – 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm EST
LENGTH: About 1 hr 15 mins.
LOCATION: Rock Creek Park at west end of 1600 Longfellow St. NW
CLOTHING: Loose-fitting for easy movement, or a white gi.
PARKING: Parking is easy on Longfellow Street. Please park nearer to the 16th Street intersection.
METRO ACCESS: Bus stop at intersection of Kennedy St. & 16th St. and at intersection of 14th St. and Kennedy, one block further away.
CONTACT: Lee Ordeman: 443-676-9397, firstname.lastname@example.org
After the class we may go to nearby Moreland’s Tavern at 5501 14th St NW for something to eat. They have outdoor seating. Dress warmly.
IN CASE OF RAIN: Lee will send out a message by e-mail if class is to be cancelled due to rain.
SHINTAIDO is an expressive and meditative movement art with deep roots in Japanese martial arts and spiritual tradition. A class, or keiko, typically 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.
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 also has danced with Kei Takei’s Moving Earth and currently works as an actor in the DC area.