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Queue Wild Drumming! Lion Dance Kick Off

For the first show of this season, the School of Shaolin Kung Fu had the honor of performing a Lion Dance and Kung Fu Demonstration at the Gala New Year’s Dinner at the Radisson Hotel, Roseville, MN.  This Gala was held for visiting Chinese medical scholars attending a Traditional Chinese Medicine conference at the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  Thank you AAAOM for inviting us to help usher in the Year of the Monkey with such a prestigious group of Scholars!! 恭賀新禧!

 SiFu stood as our patriarch while the team of two lions, three musicians, a fat headed Buddha, and the Monkey King put on a routine for the energetic crowd.  This act included some weapons forms done by instructors, much to the joy, and sometimes surprise, of those in attendance. A version of this routine will be performed a few more times over the next couple weeks.  The following presentations are open to the public.  We would love to see you there!

Vo’s Vietnamese Restaurant

3450 Lyndale Ave S

Minneapolis

Friday February 12, 5:30 p.m.

 

School Of Shaolin – Chinese New Year Celebration

4167 Coon Rapids Blvd NW

Coon Rapids

Sunday February 14, 1:00-3:00

 

Mall of America – Lantern Festival Celebration

Bloomington

Monday February 22, 3:00-7:00

 

AAAOM - Mental Prep

Instructor Dennis and Joseph preparing for the show

AAAOM - Practice

The Monkey King (AKA Instructor Todd) and Instructor Tristan practicing a Spear/Kwon Do set

AAAOM - Monkey King

The Monkey King (Instructor Todd) practicing breathing techniques (that mask left little room for aroebic activities)

AAAOM - Crowd Posing For Pictures 2

Instructor Tristan and Assistant Instructor Bryan posing with Liu Bei (white lion) and Guan yu (black lion) and a member of the crowd

AAAOM - Crowd Posing For Pictures

Instructor Tristan and Assistant Instructor Bryan posing with Liu Bei (white lion) and Guan Yu(black lion) and members of the crowd

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