Monthly Classes, Discussions, and Seminars

Generally, the schedule each month is as follows:

Mastery Roundtable is the First Tuesday of the month at 8pm
Lecture and Discussion is the Third Thursday of the month at 8pm
Yoga Seminar is the First Thursday of the month at 6:30-8:30pm
Jr. Mastery Seminar is the First Saturday of the month at 12pm

However, because of other one-time events that interfere, several dates have been adjusted, and in a couple of cases times have also been adjusted. The schedule below reflects those adjustments. Any entry in red is either a different time or different day of the month from the usual.

Please Note: Additional changes may be announced throughout the year due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts.

January 2019

Jan. 3 Yoga Seminar – Introduction to Cross Mat
Jan. 5 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Wu-De: Martial Virtue
Jan. 8 Mastery Roundtable – Leadership Principles to Guide Others – and Yourself – Toward Success
Jan. 17 Lecture/Discussion – Wu-De: Virtue as the core of the Traditional Chinese Martial Arts

February

Feb. 5 Mastery Roundtable – Cultivating Compassion and Wisdom: Zen Definitions and Methods
Feb. 7 Yoga Seminar – Modern History of Yoga w/Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice
Feb. 9 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Creating Authority as a Leader
Feb. 21 Lecture/Discussion – Ancient Confucian Analects for Modern Times

March

Mar. 2 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Secrets for Winning: Strategies from Coach Vince Lombardi
Mar. 5 Mastery Roundtable – Eating: Beyond Personal Health Toward a Sustainable Planet
Mar. 7 Yoga Seminar – Importance of Bandhas for Stability in Asana Practice
Mar. 21 Lecture/Discussion – How to Effectively Manage Your Stress

April

Apr. 2 Mastery Roundtable – Sun Tzu: Practical Guidance Outside the Combat Field
Apr. 4 Yoga Seminar – Mantrayana – the Energy of Sound w/Japa Mantra (Repetition of Mantra)
Apr. 6 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Positive vs Negative Peer Influence
Apr. 18 Lecture/Discussion – Essentials of Traditional Chinese Medicine

May

May 2 Yoga Seminar – Cross Mat Practice
May 7 Mastery Roundtable – Atomic Habits: Improving the Little Details for Big Results
May 11 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Public Speaking with Confidence
May 16 Lecture/Discussion – 64 Principles of Success (And Why 64?)

June

Jun. 1 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Zen Stories and Parables
Jun. 4 Mastery Roundtable – Chan (Zen) Meditations from Venerable Sheng Yen
Jun. 6 Yoga Seminar – Introduction to Chakras w/Hatha Surya Namaskar Meditation
Jun. 20 Lecture/Discussion – Seven Practical Improvements to Your Diet

July

Jul. 2 Mastery Roundtable – Combat and Self-Defense Strategies and Tactics
Jul. 6 Jr Mastery Seminar – Managing Your Time Effectively
Jul. 11 Yoga Seminar – Introduction to the Practice of Shiva Nata
Jul. 18 Lecture/Discussion – Zen Philosophy, Zen Lifestyle

August

Aug. 1 Yoga Seminar – Mudras and the Art of Communication – How to Direct Your Prana
Aug. 6 Mastery Roundtable – Living the Tao: Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu
Aug. 10 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Dealing with Bullies
Aug. 15 Lecture/Discussion – How to Permanently Overcome Bad Habits

September

Sept. 3 Mastery Roundtable – What to Say When You Talk to Yourself
Sept. 5 Yoga Seminar – Cross Mat Practice
Sept. 7 Jr. Mastery Seminar – What is a Black Sash Attitude?
Sept. 19 Lecture/Discussion – Comparing and Contrasting Martial Arts Styles and Systems

October

Oct. 1 Mastery Roundtable – Traditional Kung Fu/TCM Remedies for Injuries and Illness
Oct. 3 Yoga Seminar – Finding Balance: Strong Core and Focused Mind for a Practice of Balancing our Bodies in Different Orientations in Space
Oct. 5 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Eating and Lifestyle Habits of a Champion
Oct. 10 Lecture/Discussion – Taoist Wisdom on the Tao Te Ching (Lao Tzu)

November

Nov. 2 Jr. Mastery Seminar – How to Set and Achieve Your Goals
Nov. 5 Mastery Roundtable – The Psychology of Winning
Nov. 7 Yoga Seminar – Yoga Beyond the Physical – Setting Intention for your Yoga Practice
Nov. 21 Lecture/Discussion – Goal-Setting to Maximize Personal Achievement

December

Dec. 3 Mastery Roundtable – Interpreting the Tai Chi Classics
Dec. 5 Yoga Seminar – Yoga Nidra – Stepping into the Peaceful Season
Dec. 7 Jr. Mastery Seminar – Cultivating Loving Kindness and Compassion
Dec. 19 Lecture/Discussion – Vitamins, Supplements and Herbs: How Useful Are They?
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