Join us at Lake Lynn as we welcome back our Tai Chi and Kung Fu class offerings!
Classes will begin the first week of June. Pre-register to secure your spot! Classes will be held indoors at Lake Lynn Community Center and are taught by Sifu Matthew Martin of Wah Lum Kung Fu of Raleigh.
Tai Chi at Lake Lynn
Mondays and Wednesdays at 4 p.m. (1 hour class)
Tai Chi is a system of rounded, flowing, balanced movements designed to increase physical health, peace of mind, and overall wellness. Often described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity, stamina, and strength through gentle, fluid movements. The slow, soft, graceful movements help people of all ages to alleviate tension and stress, tone the body, develop endurance, increase longevity and improve general health and well-being. Students will learn basic Tai Chi stances, hand movements, and breathing techniques called chi gung. The fee is $60/month.
Intro to Wah Lum Kung Fu
Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30pm (1 hour class)
Traditional Chinese Kung Fu class taught by Sifu Matthew Martin, a certified Wah Lum instructor with over 20 years of experience. Wah Lum Kung Fu is an internationally renowned style of martial arts brought to the U.S. by Grandmaster Chan Pui. This introductory class is designed for students who are new to Wah Lum, or new to the practice of martial arts entirely. Students will be taught based on their current fitness level and are encouraged to learn at their own pace. Kung Fu training enhances a student’s physical strength, stamina, balance, and flexibility, while simultaneously focusing on the Wah Lum values of self-control, respect, and patience. Sifu Matthew Martin and Simu Kimberly Liberatore have brought Wah Lum Kung Fu to Raleigh to share this ancient art form and help people strengthen both the body and mind, improve their health and wellness, and move through the world with more focus, purpose, kindness, and courage. The fee is $60/month. A uniform fee of $85 will be due before the second month of classes. The age is 14 years and up.
Adult/Teen Wah Lum Kung Fu
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 6:30pm (1 hour class)
Traditional Chinese Kung Fu class taught by Sifu Matthew Martin, a certified Wah Lum instructor with over 20 years of experience. This class is designed for people who are current Wah Lum students and who have already taken the Intro to Wah Lum Kung Fu class. Students will develop greater strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, and a deeper understanding of the Wah Lum Kung Fu system. This class is a blend of individual exercises, forms, line drill, weapons, and bag work to encourage each student to refine their skills and become a well-rounded martial artist. This class is for ages 14 years and up. The fee is $80/month. Intro to Wah Lum Kung Fu is a prerequisite for enrolling in this class.
Youth Wah Lum Kung Fu
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30pm (45 minute class)
Traditional Chinese Kung Fu class, taught by Sifu Matthew Martin, a certified Wah Lum instructor with over 20 years of experience. Wah Lum Kung Fu is an internationally renowned style of martial arts brought to the U.S. by Grandmaster Chan Pui. Wah Lum Kung Fu will develop your child’s flexibility, focus, coordination, confidence, and discipline. The classes are exciting, educational, and fun. Children will increase their speed, stamina, strength, and overall health, while focusing on the Wah Lum values of respect, kindness, fellowship, self-control, and patience. Children will benefit from the strengthening of both body and mind that result from training in Wah Lum Kung Fu. The fee is $60/month. This class is for ages 6 to 13 years old. A uniform fee of $85 will be due before the second month of classes.