February 24, 2009

Check out the fabulous Shaolin Swing Spectacular ‘09

The USA Shaolin Temple is hosting a night of Kung Fu and Swing Dance performance accompanied by live music, Saturday March 7th 2009 at the Brooklyn Lyceum (227 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215) to represent the dancing way of the warrior in everyone’s favorite borough!

The roots of dance and martial arts are closely tied and this event hopes to showcase this relationship.  Live performances include The USA Shaolin Temple Demo Team, Tap by Christopher Erk of the Broadway Dance School, and a swing lesson taught by Leo Kin and Akemi Kinukawa accompanied by 2 of New York’s popular swing bands The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn and Tin Pan Blues Band.  This event will be sponsored by Japan Prestige Sake featuring some of the finest spring sake.  Beer or wine will be available and receive one free glass of sake with admission ticket.

So bring your Kung Fu skills onto the dance floor this coming March 7th.  Tickets are $30 in advance (purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/53863 ) and $35 at the door, 21 and over only please with valid ID.  Proceeds will benefit the USA Shaolin Temple Capital Campaign.  For more info please log onto www.usashaolintemple.org/newshaolintemple/.

The USA Shaolin Temple, founded by 34th generation Shaolin Temple warrior monk Shifu Shi Yan Ming, carries on the ancient traditions of Shaolin Chan Philosophy rooted in the core teachings of Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and Chi Kung.  With this mission, the USA Shaolin Temple strives to preserve the Shaolin legacy of combining Chan Buddhist philosophy with the martial arts training.  Through this ancient tradition the USA Shaolin Temple shares its universal message:  Strengthen your mind and body, understand yourself so that you can understand others, and help yourself so that you can help others.


If you would like more information about the Shaolin Swing Spectacular please contact Heng Xu at 212-358-7876 or email frontdesk@usashaolintemple.com.dream.website.