Seattle Martial Arts 2017 Seminars and Events

Universal Martial Concepts Workshop

January 14, 2017
Instructor Asher Bowers will lead this free workshop, focusing on close-quarters combat, and clinch defenses. Event will be held at The Guardian in Fremont.

Lunar New Year 2017

January 29, 2017
The Year of the Rooster is officially here so don’t forget to save the date! The Lunar New Year Celebration is the largest event of its kind in the region and showcases diversity, richness and culture of the Asian community. The celebration will include traditional dragon and lion dances, and demonstrations by Mak Fai Kung Fu Club, Wudang Internal Martial Arts Academy, Northwest Wushu, NW Kung Fu Fitness and more.

Free admission. For the event schedule, visit the Seattle Chinatown / International District website.

Village Training: Chen Taijiquan Standing and Silk Reeling, Laojia Erlu, Xinjia Yilu

March 21-26, 2017
Join Embrace The Moon and the Seattle School of Chen Taijiquan in welcoming back Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing for his 2016 Village Training. This year Chen will instruct in topics for Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Students.

Chen Xiao Xing will only be traveling outside of China for one more year, so don’t miss this opportunity to study directly from him and receive his legendary hands-on corrections. Grandmaster is among the few undisputed Master teachers of his family’s Taijiquan. For more information on Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing and his US tour schedule, please click here.

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day

April 29, 2017
Tai Chi master Restita DeJesus will guide participants in flowing movements that enhance your qi and serenity. All ages and skill levels are welcome. No prior experience needed. From 10am to 11:30am at the Seattle Chinese Garden.

Join Wise Orchid Taijiquan & Qigong for a free lesson and demonstration. Visit Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill, from 10:30am to noon.

Dragon Fest 2017

July 16-17, 2017
The Dragon Fest event will feature non-stop cultural performances including Dragon and Lion dances, Traditional Korean drumming, martial arts demonstrations, the Chinese Girls Drill Team, and much, much, more. For Seattle’s foodies we are proud to bring back the Annual $3 Food Walk with over 40 restaurants offering a wide array of international $3 bites and a few bonus retail!

From Chinese lion / dragon dances and traditional Korean drumming to Pacific Islander dances and Bhangra/Bollywood performance; the Dragon Fest features 14 hours of non-stop cultural performances from around the world!

Free admission. For the event schedule, visit the event website.