2016 10-Week Lion Dance Trial Class Graduation

GUND KWOK, Asian Women's Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe | Boston, MA USA

On Thursday, June 9th, the 2016 GK 10-Week Lion Dance Trial Class students will be performing as part of their graduation to showcase what they’ve learned. Also, there will be a grant awards presentation to an organization that GK has selected that furthers and empowers Asian American women.

Come join us from 7:30pm-8:45pm at the China Trade Center — the event is free and open to the public!

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Learn Chinese Lion Dance! 10-Week Trial Class Starts THU, Mar 31st!

GUND KWOK, Asian Women's Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe | Boston, MA USA

Gund Kwok Asian Women’s Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe is offering a 10-Week Lion Dance Trial Class, which includes a free Dragon Dance Trial class, is available for only $100 with an opportunity to join our troupe upon graduation. All skill levels are welcome and accepted!

When: Every Thursday, 6:30-9:00pm
Duration: 10 weeks, Mar 31st until Apr 2, 2015
Location: China Trade Center, 2 Boylston St. (lower level)
What to Bring: Workout clothes, sneakers, water
Cost: $100 (check or cash accepted)

Each class will begin with exercise to condition and build stamina. The rest of class time will be devoted to learning different skills and moves for the lion.

Note: Your trial class will be taught by many different GK Lion troupe members and occur during GK’s regular lion practice

During the 10th week, you will “graduate” from the Gund Kwok trial program by performing a lion dance with your classmates for your friends and family!

If interested, please fill out the form below — check off the box for “10-Week Lion Dance Trial Class”. We can’t wait to see you there!

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FREE Dragon Dance Class in October!

GUND KWOK, Asian Women's Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe | Boston, MA USA

For 2015, we will be holding a FREE Dragon Dance class. Choose one of the following dates to join in:

  • Monday, OCT 19th at 6:30PM-9PM
  • Monday, OCT 26th at 6:30PM-9PM

If you’re an Asian female, come join us for a trial class. It’s fun and FREE! Classes are located on the lower level of the China Trade Center in Boston Chinatown. Bring workout clothes, sneakers, and a water bottle. For more information, contact kdbobrov@gmail.com.

To sign up, please fill out the form:

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Learn Lion & Dragon Dance! Classes start SEP 10th!

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Gund Kwok Asian Women’s Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe is offering a 10-Week Lion Dance Trial Class, which includes a free Dragon Dance Trial class, is available for only $100 with an opportunity to join our troupe upon graduation. All skill levels are welcome and accepted!

When: Every Thursday, 6:30-9:00pm
Duration: 10 weeks, September 10 until November 12, 2015
Location: China Trade Center, 2 Boylston St. (lower level)
What to Bring: Workout clothes, sneakers, water
Cost: $100 (check or cash accepted)

Content: Each class will begin with exercise to condition and build stamina. The rest of class time will be devoted to learning different skills and moves for the lion.
Note: Your trial class will be taught by many different GK Lion troupe members and occur during GK’s regular lion practice time. This means you get to meet and learn from all the wonderful GK lion dancers!

Contact: Heang Ly, heangly@gmail.com by September 4th, 2015

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2014 Gund Kwok Lion and Dragon Trial Classes!

Gund Kwok Asian Women's Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe, Boston, MA

We hope you are having an extraordinary summer! We are excited to inform you that the Gund Kwok troupe, the only all-Asian female troupe, will be providing lion and dragon dance classes after Labor Day. Come learn a centuries-old tradition while getting your workout on with a wonderful group of diverse Asian women! The key details are listed below. Please feel free to share this with your Asian female friends and colleagues who may be interested.

What: Lion and Dragon dance classes
When: Every Thursday, 6:30-9:00pm from 9/11 – 11/13
Duration: 10 weeks (8 classes devoted to lion, one class devoted to dragon, and the last class will be your “graduation” performance)
Location: China Trade Center, 2 Boylston St. (go down stairs to the lower level)
What to Bring: Workout clothes, sneakers, water
Cost: $100

During the 10th week, you will “graduate” from the Gund Kwok trial program by performing a lion dance with your classmates for your friends and family!

If interested, please fill out the form below by end of day Fri., 9/5 as to whether or not you will be participating in our trial classes — please check off the box for “10-Week Lion Dance Trial Class”. We can’t wait to see you there!

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GK Lion Dance Trial Class Graduation

Gund Kwok Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe | Boston, MA
GK Lion Dance Trial Class student, Jenn, in her first lion dance performance!

Congratulations to our lion dance trial class student, Jenn! She completed the 10-week class with a graduation routine — well done!

If you’re a fellow Asian woman interested in learning the art of lion dance, let us know! Classes are ongoing so SIGN-UP below!

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Dragon Dance Trial Class Sign-Up! Mon, April 7 @ 6:30PM-9PM

The Gund Kwok Asian Women’s Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe is hosting a FREE trial class for Asian women in the Greater Boston area.

Where have I seen your troupe before?
Many places! Here’s a short list: Chinatown Lunar New Year Celebration, Quincy Lunar New Year Celebration, BU’s Origins Culture Show, and on TV and in movies: The Departed!

What is Gund Kwok?
Gund Kwok, which means heroine in Chinese, symbolizes women’s power and strength. We are a team of dynamic Asian American women of all ages, professional backgrounds, and personalities! Check out the unique GK experience on NPR!

What is Dragon Dance?
The dragon dance is a highlight of Chinese New Year and other major celebrations held worldwide in Chinatowns around the world. Check out our moves!

What is a trial class?
A trial class is open to all Asian American women of all ages and is an opportunity to try Dragon Dance. You will be given an introduction of Dragon Dance, followed by a warm up, and then off to get under the dragon!

Hope to see you there!

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Learn the Art of Lion and Dragon Dance NOW!

Gund Kwok is currently offering the following classes:

  • 10-Week Lion Dance Trial Class: starts Thursday, OCT 3 from 6:30PM-9PM
  • 6-Week Children’s Lion Dance Class: starts Saturday, Oct 5 from 3:30PM-5PM
  • Free Dragon Dance Trial Classes: Mon, OCT 7 & Wed, OCT 16 from 6:30PM-9PM

Trial class curriculum covers strengthening exercises, martial arts stances, basic kicks, punches, cymbal playing, role of Buddha and more.

GK 2013 Classes

To sign-up, please fill out the form below and note which class you’re interested in!

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GK 2013 Lion and Dragon Classes!

Spread the word!

We’ve got the following classes starting up soon:

  • 10-Week Lion Dance Trial Class: starts Thursday, OCT 3 from 6:30PM-9PM
  • Free Dragon Dance Trial Classes: Mon, OCT 7 & Wed, OCT 16 from 6:30PM-9PM
  • 6-Week Children’s Lion Dance Class: starts Saturday, Oct 5 from 3:30PM-5PM

GK 2013 Classes

To sign-up, please fill out the form below and note which class you’re interested in!

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Dragon Dance Trial Classes in April!

Experience the art & power of dragon dance!

If you’re an Asian female, come join us for a trial class. It’s fun and FREE!

(Please bring work-out clothes and sneakers)

Wed, April 10, 2013
6:30PM-9PM
China Trade Center (across from the RMV)
2 Boylston St, Boston

Wed, April 17, 2013
6:30PM-9PM
China Trade Center (across from the RMV)
2 Boylston St, Boston

To register, please contact Kara at k_delahunt [at] hotmail.com or send us a message via our contact form noting which of the classes you’re interested in and how we can contact you:

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