Community Classes and Events
Appropriate for seniors and people with Parkinson’s, their caregivers and friends.
For more info call Judy at 415-282-2550 or 415-689-0710
With Theresa Garcia
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.