My girlfriend and I were doing a little Christmas shopping in LA's Chinatown when we chanced upon a street performance. Two men demonstrated both their Shaolin kungfu skills and their extraordinary pelvic might. Luckily, I had my camera.
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Let's warm up with some chi-energy building exercises:
And then we'll scare the white people with some sword and ribbon sorcery:
That didn't seem to work. How about you take this metal spear and lean on it, balancing all of your weight on that single, sharp point? Sound good? Good. I'll crack this wooden rod over your back to heighten the effect.
And now, the grand finale. Drum roll (you've got to click this one for the full effect)...
As Homer Simpson once said, "It works on so many levels."
A bit of meditative healing was necessary after that one: