Date: April 21, 2017, Friday Duration: 10:30 am -12:00 noon, 1.5 hours Event： Learn the basics of drawing a Chinese painting; experience traditional Chinese culture. Location: 京书房国学艺术学堂，3rd floor, No.29 Guang Qu Men Nei Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing Meet up: 10:15 am at GUANGQUMENNEI Station( Subway Line 7), Exit B Chinese Paingting ( Xuan paper painting) [...]
Yonghegong ( The Lama Temple ) is a famous lamasery located in the northeastern part of the old city of Beijing. It was a palatial residence built in 1694 by Qing Emperor Kangxi for his fourth son, Prince Yongzheng who later succeeded to the throne. Our au pairs experienced the traditional Chinese culture of burning [...]
Upcoming au pair event- Lama Temple, Wu Dao Ying Hutong and Imperial Academy
Tai Chi is one of the Chinese traditional martial arts. As an ancient Kongfu, Tai Chi includes boxing, sword, broadsword, spear, push-hand and etc. Concentrating on correct posture and breathing control. Tai Chi’s movements are fluid, graceful and well balanced, promoting the complete harmony of body and mind. Though originally conceived as a martial art, it [...]
You may always see Chinese play the western music instruments, such as piano and guitar. It is time to show you the authentic Chinese music instrument. Besides learning the Chinese culture heritage, you will get the opportunity to have a taste of Guqin-a seven stringed plucked music instrument in person. It might be a once-in-a-lifetime-experience.
We organized an activity at 10:00 a.m. Thursday morning (June 23, 2016) at the QianMen District. We went to watch the Shadow Play performance, and all of Au Pairs tried to play it in person. We had a lot of fun and enjoyed the Chinese traditional culture.
Sanshou, Sanda, Chinese boxing, Chinese kickboxing, or an "unsanctioned fight is a Chinese self-defense system and combat sport. Sanshou is a martial art which was originally developed by the Chinese military based upon the study and practices of traditional Kung fu and modern combat fighting techniques; it combines full-contact kickboxing, which includes close range and rapid successive punches and kicks, with wrestling, takedowns, throws, sweeps, kick catches, and in some competitions, even elbow and knee strikes.