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- n. Alternative form of kung fu.
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I also like that the characters talk about "having gongfu" instead of "knowing" it.
They were the first movements my teacher, Wu Tie Mei, shared with me during the years she taught me gongfu, medicine, energetics, and philosophy.
Cupping samples, they'll explain the different kinds and how best to brew them in the gongfu style, using a tiny measure steeped multiple times.
"The classes are very enlightening," says Carrie Harmon, a participant at the January ceremony, who attended nearly every one last year and does her own gongfu ceremonies at home.
One of her guests was a man who was described as "having a big nose and bearing a resemblance to gongfu star Jackie Chan".
Dai explained that this was a gongfu cai, an "art" dish, whose elaborate preparation was invisible in the simplicity of its final appearance.
Although this is the statistics of low numbers (and I bow to your superior PR gongfu), in both instances of this that I've witnessed at close-quarters the "attempted silencing" and thus damage-and-raised-profile-in-the-western-media was done by _local representatives_ (i.e. Chinese) of the foreign company in question, who took a very "Chinese libel laws" view of what was essentially meaningless local opinion commentary "noise".
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