Martial arts and dance movement: the “energy body”


Martial arts and dance movement: the “energy body”
workshop with M° Franco Gervasio
4/5 October 2014
10.00 – 13.00
At Studio danza – Corso A. De Gasperi, 379 /e – Bari



The aim of the workshop is to understand the tai chi chuan practice through  movements on one’s own and its martial practice.
Tai chi chuan is an example of the action or movement executed and expressed in the pursuit of harmony with ourselves and in couple.
1) Basic static exercises for the development of the “energy body”
2) The tai chi chuan’s fundamental movements
3) Understanding of the “tui shou” (exercise in pairs)
4) Martial applications in couple of tai chi chuan’s fundamental movements



Maestro Franco Gervasio
Refined connoisseur of martial arts has international reputation and is the founder of the School of the three harmonies.
He studied Kung Fu with Master Wing Lam. He specialized in the practice of internal styles of Xing I (intention’s form boxing),
“Ba Gwa” (palms of the eight changes) and T’ai chi Chuan (boxing of Supreme Harmony) with master Zhao Ming Hua descendant of the
sixth generation of Bagwa becoming a member dell’AGIK (association recognized by Chinese masters only).
In the same time he practice traditional and historical archery, dealing with western historycal martial arts as the ancient fencing and founded the re-enactment group “Imperiales Friderici II.”
He has collaborated on several books on traditional Chinese kung fu (Edizioni mediterranee) and participates actively in the implementation of some video regarding techniques application of various Kung Fu styles.
Organizes monthly seminars for the study of traditional Chinese and Western weapons and courses in archery.
He conceived the project “CAM – Comparison of martial skill” which provides regular appointments in which all martial artists can meet
and try their skills through various exercises with bare hands or with the weapons (built personally by the master).