Archive for April, 2014

Workshop Recap: Bapak Waleed offers Practical Women’s Self Defense

April 26, 2014 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Workshop Recap: Bapak Waleed offers Practical Women’s Self Defense

On Saturday morning, Bapak Waleed led workshop participants in a Self Defense workshop based on the movements of Silat Tuo Minang, from West Sumatra, Indonesia.  He led participants in stepping, pattern movements, and hand movements to cover some of the basics of Silat Tuo Minang.  Regardless of h [...]

Women’s Self Defense

April 25, 2014 | News | Comments Off on Women’s Self Defense

Women’s Self Defense with Bapak Waleed Saturday April 26, 10am Monday April 28, 4pm Harkness Ballroom 367 Cedar Street No experience necessary! RSVP [...]

Silat Tuo Minang Workshop at the ISM

April 19, 2014 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Silat Tuo Minang Workshop at the ISM

Tuesday afternoon, April 15, Bapak Waleed visited the Great Hall at the Yale Institute for Sacred Music, to give a workshop for the course “Religious Studies 300: Ritual and Performance.” During the course of the workshop, Bapak Waleed gave an overview of the basic stepping movements of [...]

“From New York to Indonesia” A Benefit Event

April 14, 2014 | News | Comments Off on “From New York to Indonesia” A Benefit Event

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 | New York City Several Indonesian groups, Saung Budaya dance performancers, Permias NYC student network, the Tri-state Indonesian Diaspora Network, and the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia, New York, came together this afternoon to hold an exciting and import [...]

Video Coverage: Silat Tuo Minang at YCDC

April 14, 2014 | News | Comments Off on Video Coverage: Silat Tuo Minang at YCDC

Yale/Co-op Dance Concert, April 10th, 2014 We are happy to add video footage to our recap of the performance of Silat Tuo and Silat Minang by Bapak Waleed at the YCDC show a few days ago. Please enjoy the show: Also, you may see previous footage of the Tari Piring or “Plate and Candle Dance [...]

Performance Recap: Bapak Waleed Showcases Silat Tuo Minang at YCDC

April 11, 2014 | Events Archive, News | Comments Off on Performance Recap: Bapak Waleed Showcases Silat Tuo Minang at YCDC

April 10th, New Haven CT See also: Videos Annual YCDC Concert Featuring Bapak Waleed and the ISFA The Yale/Co-Op Community Dance Concert 2014 offered something wonderful and unique to all those who came for the show.  Thursday night, audience members at the Cooperative Arts & Humanities High S [...]

Silat Tuo Minang Workshop at the ISM: Tuesday April 15

April 10, 2014 | News | Comments Off on Silat Tuo Minang Workshop at the ISM: Tuesday April 15

Silat Tuo Minang and Tasawwuf Workshop Led by Sh. Bapak Waleed “Leonardo J. Stoute” Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Yale University Institute of Sacred Music Great Hall 409 Prospect Street New Haven, CT For the course “Ritual & Performance,” Religious Studies 300 If you a [...]

Silat Tuo Minang Demonstration at YCDC Concert April 10

April 8, 2014 | News | Comments Off on Silat Tuo Minang Demonstration at YCDC Concert April 10

Join us on Thursday, April 10, at 7pm at the Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School for the “Yale/Co-Op Dance Concert” collaborative featuring Co-Op High School dancers, dance groups from Yale University, the New Haven community, and featuring Bapak Waleed and the International Si [...]

 

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We are the local New Haven, CT branch of the International Silat Federation of America and Indonesia, dedicated to sharing the traditional arts, culture, music, theater, and natural wellness methods of the Minangkabau community of West Sumatra, Indonesia.