Community Classes and Events
White Crane Silat (Silat Bangau Putih) is the signature self-defense art of the Persatuan Gerak Badan (PGB; Unification of Body Movement) school in Bogor, Java, Indonesia.
A mix of classic northern Shaolin-style kung fu with Indonesian pencak silat, WCS is typified by low, wide, flowing movements, acrobatic jumps, rolls, and falls, and free-form sparring. The building blocks of the system are short movements incorporating a variety of strikes, blocks, kicks, and sweeps. Short movements are combined into choreographed long movements that train balance, timing, and grace. Long movements are classified into different systems associated with animals, plants, other natural phenomena, and legendary figures. Partner work includes sensitivity and spatial awareness exercises, self-defense applications, and sparring.
For additional information or to arrange to visit a class, please email us by clicking on BAWCS.
Volti celebrates 40 years of “singing without a net” and releases a new CD!
May 4, 2019
Join us at San Francisco’s beautiful Noe Valley Ministry at 6:30 to enjoy drinks, savory bites, and conversation with singers and composers, and browse and bid on silent auction items. (We’ll post auction items online closer to the event.)
Concert will begin at 7:30, featuring selections from the new CD and the premiere of a new piece by Mark Winges written for the occasion.
Post-concert, enjoy desserts and perhaps a few surprises!
With Theresa Garcia