Jul
13
2:30 PM14:30

The Hawaiian Martial Art of Lua with Kumu Michelle Manu

Kumu Michelle Manu

Hawaiian Lua is the only combat art native to the Hawaiian People.  Kumu will be teaching the Lua from the Kaihewalu lineage.It is based on land, sea and air animals, as well as nature element movements. It started as purely open hand then weapons were introduced. Weapons included pohaku (rocks), shark teeth, tree bark, and fish and human bones.
Join us to experience this warrior art with a woman who’s teaching is rooted in her Ancestry and the Divine Feminine.


In EP 9 of "52 Masters", William Christopher Ford learns from Kumu Michelle Manu (Kumu Lua under Olohe Solomon Kaihewalu) some foundational exercises and some traditional weapons used in the ancient Hawaiian martial of Lua
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May
25
2:30 PM14:30

Traditional Philippine Healing Arts with Guro Virgil Mayor Apostol

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The Way of the Healing Warrior

Didya Mudgara Warrior Club Calisthenics is based on three disciplines, namely (1) Kabaroan Cinco Tero Escrima (combat style from Northern Luzon, Philippines, (2) Ablon manual medicine (traditional healing art from my maternal and paternal lineages of indigenous healers), and (3) wooden club swinging practices from India, which is used as a platform for executing the various maneuvers.

Virgil Mayor Apostol, BBA, B.MSc, HHP descends from a maternal and paternal bloodline of healers, and has also been blessed to receive the teachings of other elder healers. He has dedicated himself to the research, development, and promotion of his ancestral Ilokano traditions

Part 3 of 4 | Original Air Date: 9/25/2015 Virgil Mayor Apostol & Lyn Pacificar discuss the ways in which the ancient Philippine traditions of healing are applied to modern day aches & ailments. Kababayan Today is America's FIRST and ONLY daily talk show for and about the Filipinos!
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Mar
30
3:00 PM15:00

FREE Women's Self Defense class in Torrance, CA - Review and next level training

FREE Women's Self Defense class in Torrance, CA - Review and next level training

Saturday, March 30 

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Participants from the last seminar will be introduced to the next level of training, that will make you more efficient at protecting yourself from violence.

Principles of awareness, personal safety, and strategies you can use to set safe boundaries with others will be covered in more depth at this next level seminar. 

Beginners at this women focused event will learn ways to prevent and neutralize a physical attack. In this seminar we will teach you the most effective ways to stop an attacker who is bigger and stronger than you. The realities of violence against women will be discussed. Our goal is to empower women with the skills to keep them safe.

Most violent attacks on women are perpetrated by someone they know. At Pamana we believe self protection training is self care.  Love and respect for oneself is the core principle for our Self Defense Program. 

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