PHOTO GALLERY: Chinese New Year celebrations at SCC

The Sacramento-based Eastern Ways Martial Arts Schools gave a colorful performance on Feb. 11, celebrating Chinese New Year. The schools, which specialize in Choy Li Fut Kung Fu, Yang-style Tai Chi Chuan, and Lion Dancing, performed examples of all three in the Quad. Members from their three locations in Fair Oaks, Elk Grove, and Folsom were there.

  • Eastern Ways member practices Shaolin temple-based Choy Li Fut Kung Fu with one of the 52 weapons of the art.
  • A red lion head rears up.
  • Kung Fu is practiced by a member of Eastern Ways.
  • Eastern Ways members perform a traditional Chinese Lion Dance.
  • The Eastern Ways contingent prepares for their performances.
  • Eastern Ways members practice Yang-style Tai Chi Chuan.
  • Two Lion Dancers perform a lift.
  • Spectators are chosen to wear the Lion Dance costume.

Photography by Jack Remson