Judith Shields — 2018 Emeritus Professor of the Year

Judy Shields pictured with Irvine Valley College President Glenn Rocquemore (L) and Dean Cathleen Greiner (R).

Richard Hodgin, Dedicated Practitioner of Qi

With heavy heart, I wish to acknowledge the recent passing of a long-time taijiquan and qigong friend, colleague and former student—Richard Hodgin. Richard was friendly and outgoing. His sense of humor brought warmth and laughter, his generosity and kindness extended to all.

Try camping or day-use this year at WWS Summer Retreat in Ben Lommond (Aug 10–13, 2017)

Campsites and sleeping bag floor space are still available, or just come for the day. $120 (No-lodging/Day-use) rates include programs and 3 meals for that day.

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Don't miss this great opportunity to mingle and practice with the broader Wen Wu School community. Summer retreats are offered every two years.

5 First-Set Classes starting in August at Energy Matters, Oakland






WWS, El Cerrito offers (9-wk) 1st Set DYQG Classes year round—Summer classes start in August

Wen Wu School, 10124 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530, offers Dayan Qigong classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students on a year-round basis (see 2017 calendar below). New 9-week summer classes start in August.

  • Free 1-session sample classes offered 4 fimes a year
  • 4 convenient 2-hour class times: Sunday, 8:00 AM; Sunday, 10:15 AM, Monday, 4:30 PM, and Tuesday, 7:00 PM.
  • Part 1A, 9-week Beginner classes
  • Part 1B, 9-week Intermediate/Advanced classes


Commonweal & WWS teaming up: "Chinese Medicine & Cancer, " special event on Thursday, July 6, 11 AM
Lots of outdoor summer practices. Join WWS on Saturday mornings at Codornices Park during July & August

Enjoy practicing outdoors on a nice flat surface with tall trees completely surrounding you. These practices are led by certified-WWS teachers who are happy to continue a long-standing tradition, started more than twenty years ago by WWS's Grandmaster Hui Liu, who now leads practices on an intermittent basis.

Study the Dao with Dr. Alex Feng: Last Friday of every month, 7 pm, at Zhi Dao Guan, in the Laurel District of Oakland

Morning Meditation at WWS (M, W, F — 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM)

Free of charge. No donations accepted.