Self-Defense Workshop

Saturday July 13th 1:00-3:00pm

at the Westfield Yoga Center

94 N Elm Street, Suite 211, Westfield MA 01085



Simple, Easy and Fun

Develop self-defense skills and confidence through a mix of martial arts, discussion, and awareness activities.  In this Self-Defense Workshop, you won’t receive a hard cardio workout; instead, you will experience movements performed with optimal attention and alignment. Lenny Burlingame makes this experiential and educational workshop both fun & easy. He has created this unique program based on his personal history and his in-depth study of various martial arts for forty years. Lenny mixes martial arts, meditation, tai chi, and natural body movements in a way that makes it fun and easy to develop and improve your self-defense skills. Join Lenny for a very special afternoon.  You’ll enjoy creating a balance of physical and mental skills which will leave you competent and confident with self-defense.


Pre-registration is Required

Call or email to register

(413)568-8989 or email: Westfield.Yoga@Verizon.net

Whip City Tai Chi Yang Style Tai Chi Form


Our Tai Chi Program follows the methods of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan.  Classes are modified to accommodate each individuals needs but the same principals and methods are followed.  Following these methods and principals are where the real health benefits are to be explored and discovered.


These methods of seeking balance and centeredness, working on proper structural alignments, releasing tensions and developing internal strength are all awareness based and they set up a foundation for learning - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.  These are excellent tools to help navigate thru many physical and mental endeavors whether your goal is to reduce stress, improve any athletic endeavor, improve balance, increase flexibility and strength, meditate, learn a martial art or balance energy and organize your thoughts.  Read more.. 


All programs at Whip City Tai Chi & Evolving Traditions are taught by Len Burlingame with over 40 years in martial arts training and  holds Advanced Teacher Certification.