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    Kung Fu

    Everybody is kung fu fighting, but your kicks aren't fast as lightning? Bet that can be a little bit frightening. Up your self-defense game by learning traditional Chinese martial arts with Eight Step Mantis! You'll find yourself in a supportive studio environment that takes training and fitness seriously. Each class starts off with a meditation to clear the mind, and a warmup to prepare the body. Then, after some strength and endurance exercises to improve core strength, you'll engage in kicking and punching drills to improve and internalize proper form. You'll also get practical experience through partner drills, during which you'll learn to implement counters and takedowns techniques into your self-defense arsenal. With practice, kung fu study can lead to improved balance, coordination, and fluidity, as well as more focused mental discipline. And yes, expert timing.
    Kung Fu

    2940 20th St, San Francisco

    • Develop your self-defense skills and get fit with a Chinese martial arts class
    • Learn to strike fast with powerful kicks and punches developed during stand-alone drills
    • Build your reaction time and countermeasure skills through partner exercises
    • Improve your confidence and discipline while studying in a traditional studio
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    Chinatown, Russian Hill & North Beach Tour

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    In Roam Local's "Chinatown, Russian Hill & North Beach" walking-tour, you'll explore the hidden streets and sites of three of San Francisco's most famous and picturesque neighborhoods. Beginning and ending at the Friendship Gate of Chinatown, you'll travel through the colorful back alleys of the oldest and largest Chinatown in the world. Here you'll find the first Chinese temple ever built in the United States. From there, you'll ascend Russian Hill, famous for its writers' salons and eclectic vibe, and explore Barbary Lane, the hidden street that famously inspired Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City novel series. Next up, you'll descend into North Beach, epicenter of the Beat Generation, the Bohemian artists and nonconformists behind the great San Francisco Renaissance of the 1950s. If you're looking for an insider's view of SF, this is a tour you'll not want to miss!
    Chinatown, Russian Hill & North Beach Tour

    1751 Market St, San Francisco

    • Embark on a four mile walking tour through Chinatown, Russian Hill, and North Beach
    • Discover colorful hidden spots within the largest Chinatown in the world and the trendy epicenter of the Beat Generation
    • Obtain insights into the history of this hotbed of American culture
    • Stretch your legs while immersing yourself in a true cultural experience
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    Chinatown Walking Tour

    Uncover the secrets of San Francisco's Chinatown district on this fascinating walking tour. Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, buzzing atmosphere and rich heritage and culture of this storied neighborhood as your insider guide takes you to popular and off-the-beaten path locations, including an authentic Buddhist temple, an herbal pharmacy and Waverly Place, an unassuming 2-block-long alley full of interesting history. Stroll by the street food markets, sample fortune cookies at the factory where they're made, and upgrade to include a 10-course dim sum lunch. You'll leave with a whole new appreciation for this slice of the city!

    Meet at Old St Mary's Cathedral to begin your walking tour of Chinatown's most popular sights and hidden locales. Your guide will teach you all about the history and culture of Chinatown, explaining how the remarkable authenticity of ancient Chinese culture has been preserved and celebrated in its road to becoming a must-visit San Francisco attraction.

    As you navigate a historic maze of mysterious sights, have your camera out as you admire eye-popping Chinese decorations adorning the streets. Pass pagoda-style buildings and hear about their significance, and step inside an herbal pharmacy to learn about the uses of ginseng root for longevity, pearl pills for beautiful skin and gecko lizards for energy.

    Stroll down Stockton Street past busy markets selling some of the freshest and most exotic foods in the Bay Area. Gain an understanding of Chinatown's religious culture as you visit an authentic Buddhist temple, where you'll see dazzling altars adorned with red lanterns, gold antiques and incense-filled bronze urns. You'll also see a Chinese language school to find out how local Chinese families keep alive language and cultural traditions for their children.

    At your next stop, Waverly Place, your guide will give you the inside scoop on Chinatown's most interesting alley full of temples, private clubs and secret societies. This 2-block-long street may seem unassuming at first glance, but you may be surprised at what you learn.

    If the intoxicating sights, sounds and smells aren't enough, get ready for a great taste of Chinatown. Visit a fortune cookie factory to sample these 'wise' cookies and watch how they're made. Upgrade to include a hosted 10-course dim sum luncheon at one of Chinatown's most popular restaurants!

    Ending back near your original starting point, you'll leave with a list of recommended stores and restaurants in Chinatown, so you can continue exploring Chinatown like a real insider.

    Chinatown Walking Tour

    660 California St, San Francisco

    • Uncover the secrets of San Francisco's Chinatown district on a walking tour led by an insider guide
    • Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, buzzing atmosphere and rich heritage of this storied neighborhood
    • Explore both popular and off-the-beaten path locations as you navigate a historic maze of mysterious sights
    • Visit a Buddhist temple, an herbal pharmacy and Waverly Place, an alley full of interesting history
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    Chasing the Dragon: History & Mystery of Chinatown

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    On this entertaining walking tour, learn about why the Chinese settled in San Francisco, their role in building the Transcontinental Railroad, and how the neighborhood rebuilt after the Great Earthquake and the Fire of 1906. History will come alive as you visit the city's oldest street, Portsmouth Square, beautiful and seedy back alleys, a fortune cookie factory, and Old St. Mary's, California's first cathedral and a survivor of the Great Earthquake and Fire. As you go, you'll wander amongst authentic dim sum restaurants, herbal shops, temples, and open air markets. This isn't one of those tours where you follow along, eyes glazing over as you try to absorb dry facts and figures. Interactive fun is at the heart of the tour. You will answer questions, play games, and laugh along the way. This is a one-of-a-kind way to get an inside look at San Francisco's fun and fascinating history. Discover how a literally burnt out ghetto became one of San Francisco's most popular destinations and the role it has played in San Francisco's fascinating history.
    Chasing the Dragon: History & Mystery of Chinatown

    Union Square, San Francisco

    • Discover the history of America's biggest Chinatown on an entertaining walking tour
    • Visit the oldest street in San Francisco, the birthplace of Chinatown, a fortune cookie factory, and California's oldest church
    • Play fun games and answer trivia questions as you go
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    Tai Chi

    Become one with your body and mind as you take the first steps towards inner peace through the ancient art of Tai Chi! Experience why China's oldest martial art form is one of the most health benefiting practices in the world, as you learn all the basics of Tai Chi, including how to increase circulation, control your breath, and relax your mind. Ease joint and muscle pain while improving your overall health through a series of slow, relaxed, and graceful movements, each flowing into the next. Your body will be in constant motion as you learn to put aside distracting thoughts and guide your mind to a place of peaceful contemplation.
    Tai Chi

    1647 Taraval St, San Francisco

    • Take the first steps towards inner peace through the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi
    • Become one with your mind and thoughts practicing breathing control and increasing circulation
    • Promote the positive flow of energy through your body as you let go of stress and ease aches and pains
    • No experience necessary
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    Union Square Chinatown Tour

    Watch the passionate and lively history of San Francisco come to life before your eyes on this guided walking tour of Chinatown and Union Square! Explore the colorful mysteries and traditions of Chinatown as you learn about feng shui, based off the theory that people can be positively or negatively influenced by their surroundings. Then, visit the bustling Union Square, a mecca for tourists and locals alike, to see the Frank Lloyd Wright Building and unique artwork by Salvadore Dali and Philippe Starck. Discover the wonderful stories and places that make San Francisco such a beautiful place to live!
    Union Square Chinatown Tour

    495 Geary St, San Francisco

    • Watch the lively history of San Francisco come to life on this guided walking tour
    • Explore the colorful mysteries and traditions of Chinatown, as you learn about feng shui
    • Visit the bustling Union Square to see the Frank Lloyd Wright Building
    • Discover unique artwork by Salvadore Dali and Philippe Starck
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    Shaolin Kung Fu

    Shaolin Kung Fu is among the oldest institutionalized style of Chinese martial arts. In its 1500 years of development, it has become one of the largest schools of kung fu. During this class, you'll achieve new levels of strength through physical conditioning and energy cultivation. Learn to spar and drill from experienced, talented Shaloin Kung Fu masters. In addition, you'll learn to strike, block, grapple, throw, and kick. Your self-defense game will be on point. But kung fu isn't all physical! You'll also learn to cultivate your mental health. Find out how to make your breaths, thoughts, posture, and movements work together cohesively during a fight. Only when you've achieved these levels of mental and physical discipline and harmony can you call yourself a Shaolin Kung Fu master!
    Shaolin Kung Fu

    2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco

    • Learn the fundamentals of Shaolin Kung Fu, an ancient Chinese martial art
    • Practice striking, blocking, grappling, throwing, and kicking in drills and spars
    • Improve your physical strength, agility, and coordination with the help of the masters
    • Cultivate your mental health through breathing exercises and strategic concentration
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    Chinatown and North Beach Night Walking Tour

    Spend an evening exploring two of San Francisco's vibrant areas for food and nightlife on a walking tour through Chinatown and North Beach. On their own, they will stir your senses. Together, they awaken you to new flavors, ancient cultures, and a diverse lifestyle.

    You'll start your walking tour in Chinatown. Explore the area by twilight, including tasting dim sum from one of the oldest bakeries in the area. Delve into Chinese mysticism and culture, as you explore local sculpture and architecture.

    Search out authentic Chinese and Italian crafts and pottery and uncover their hidden secrets only intrepid locals know. You'll be astonished by the new finds in secret alcoves and the wonderful aromas and taste of some of the best coffee, dim sum, and other food on this two-hour tour.

    Chinatown and North Beach Night Walking Tour

    North Beach, San Francisco

    • Explore two of San Francisco's food and nightlife hubs on a walking tour through Chinatown and North Beach
    • Sample dim sum from one of the oldest bakeries in the area
    • Search out authentic Chinese and Italian crafts and uncover hidden secrets only locals know
    • Awaken your senses to new flavors, ancient cultures, and diverse lifestyles
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    Mission District Food Tour

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    As one of San Francisco's most eclectic neighborhoods, the Mission District combines a range of influences into one unique culture. Be delighted by 5 tastings at different notable establishments, which may include Taqueria Cancun, Mission Chinese, Delfina Pizza, Tartine Bakery, Ali Baba's Cave, and Craftsman and Wolves. Taste the diversity for yourself as you munch on tacos, tarts, pizza, falafel, among many other delights. You'll be on the fast track to Taste Town, skipping the lines at some of San Francisco's most famous eateries. Between tastings, your knowledgeable guide will teach you about the neighborhood's unique history and point out interesting architecture and landmarks, like Diego Rivera-inspired murals and colorful markets.
    Mission District Food Tour

    Mission District, San Francisco

    • Explore the eclectic Mission District on a guided culinary walking tour
    • Sample tasty local treats and delicacies while you learn about the area's unique history
    • Be delighted by 5 tastings at different notable establishments
    • Enjoy a tour that is great for both out of towners and locals
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    Rickshaw Tour through Chinatown Tour

    Getting to know the nation's largest Chinatown can be tough going. There's lots to see, lots of ground to cover, and lots of bustle to hustle. That's why, if you're a newcomer, this pedicab tour is the perfect way to roll! Not only are open-air pedicab tours a great way to see the sights and smell the smells, they're also a great way to blend in with Chinatown culture. Your guide will help you experience that culture firsthand over the course of 90 minutes of touring, tailoring the experience in part to your preferences. That makes this opportunity not only a great way to get to know the lay of the land, but a great way for anybody to plan a fun, intimate adventure. You can elect to stop at numerous venues along the way, including tea shops, boutiques, and even a fortune cookie factory. Speaking of which, here's a prediction on the house: you're going to love this tour!
    Rickshaw Tour through Chinatown Tour

    Financial District, San Francisco

    • Explore the nation's largest Chinatown by pedicab during a 90-minute tour
    • Discover popular locales and check out traditional Chinese architecture
    • Make various stops along the way at your leisure, including at tea shops
    • Immerse yourself in the energy and culture of Chinatown
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