Events

Open Sky hosts seminars in Aikido and Chen style Tai Chi on a regular basis. See below for upcoming seminars, hotel information and links to driving directions.


Chen Tai Chi: Push Hands, Form & Sword

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Returns March 2-4, 2018 

Master Wang Hai Jun returns March  2-4, 2018  to continue teaching, reviewing and refining our practice. Saturday we will review the first Chen-style tai chi form, laojia yilu; Sunday he will continue teaching the straight sword form; Friday night he will lead us in push-hands practice. Master Wang is a true master of Chen Tai Chi, a wonderful person, and an excellent teacher of the highest caliber. Please join us to observe and train with a master who embodies the highest level of Tai Chi practice and be changed and inspired by that experience.  Master Wang tours extensively throughout Europe so we are honored to have him join us here in North Carolina.

030218 WHJ FLYER  Push hands, Laojia Yilu, Straight sword 3-day seminar March 2-4, 2018. Discount deadline postmarked February 21, 2018.

The required tai chi seminar practice waiver is available online and can be mailed with payment before the seminar for a discount. You may also pay over the phone in advance (see our contact page for details). Waivers and full payment are also accepted at the door.

Email info@openskymartialarts.com for a flyer with price information and seminar times if you would like to post it.


Spring Aikido seminar with Sensei Wee-Wow Dumlao

April 20-22, 2018 seminar.
Wee-Wow Dumlao, Chief Instructor of Gold Coast Aikikai to Open Sky Aikikai April 20-22, 2018 seminar.

M. Cristina (“Wee-wow”) Dumlao, 6th degree black belt, Shidoin, is the founder and Chief Instructor of Gold Coast Aikikai in Miami, Florida. Sensei Dumlao has been practicing martial arts continuously for over 32 years. She has practiced Aikido, Jujitsu, Tai Chi, and Escrima/Buno (Filipino).

Having cross-trained in the Filipino Martial Arts and Ju-jitsu, her style of Aikido practice is very intensive and practical, while retaining the fluid and graceful motions characteristic of Aikido techniques.

Spring Aikido Seminar with Wee-Sensei Wow Dumlao April 20-22

  • Note that the required aikido seminar practice waiver is available online and can be mailed with payment before the seminar for a discount. You may also pay over the phone in advance (see our contact page for details). Waivers and full payment are  accepted at the door.

FOR ALL SEMINARS

Visiting students looking for recommended hotels near Open Sky can find a number within short driving distance of the dojo.

Driving Directions: Open Sky seminars are convenient to any areas of the Research Triangle of North Carolina, the Raleigh Durham Airport (RDU), and drivers from out-of-state coming in on I-40 and I-85. Please see our contact us page for more details.