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Turtle Creek People (Newspaper) - May 20, 2005, Dallas, Texas WEEKEND Julie Roberts is Nashvilles Wildflower pick 7A TASTE Angel food cake is sinfully delicious 6A jt x 0004301651 MAILED FROM ZIP CODE 7519 MIXED ADC 752 SOUTHWEST MICROPUBLISHING 2627 E YANDELL DR EL PASO TX 79903 FRIDAY MAY 20 2OOS PAPERS COM VOL 2 ISSUE 2O ONE QUARTER Martial Arts on the Creek Chi Kung enthusiasts say slow movements lead to heart health By Pam Buchmeyer Special Contributor At 6 am most Uptown resi dents are hitting the snooze button but one group of earlyrisers greet the sunrise on the banks of Turtle Creek while they practice the ancient Chinese poses of Chi Kung Chi Kung pronounced Chee Dong is a centuries old technique of gentle rhythmic motions that culti vate energy and Turtle Creek resident Michael Stalling has been leading the class for almost 10 years Chi Kung reduces stress builds up the immune sys tem and improves your zest for life Mr Stallings said Its very different from what the Western world considers to be exercise This is gentle movement plus breathing techniques and focused thought Class members report that they practice Chi Kung to reduce stress to improve their health and to build up their enthusiasm for life One student feels it improves Jbis golf game said Mr Stallings who is also a builder and designer of spe cialty custom furniture Other students say that Chi Kung is a huge help with managing tension at work The class also enjoys a close connection with nature STAFF PHOTO SHANNA LOPEZ EARLY RISER Michael Stallings leads a Chi Kung class on the bank of Turtle Creek begining at 6 am by practicing the ancient techniques on the banks of Turtle Creek Their mascot has become an elderly bull frog whose deep baritone bellows across the water like a foghorn The creek flows by the trees wavein the breeze fish splash Its serene Its a beau tiful spot yet the city is only five minutes away said Marie Munson a Turtle Creek resident and student of the class TheChi Kung poses have beautifully poetic names Swimming Dragon Four Leaves Falling Polishing the Sky Mirror Daughters of the Mountain and Rice Paper Walking All movements are See CHI KUNG on Page SA STAFF PHOTO ELXAHETH LAVtN The Gazing Festival Beauty KAVINMOZHICALDWELL is one of the many young faces who turned out to take part in the Asian Festival on Saturday held at the Annette Strauss Artists Square PHOTOS ROB NOT IN A HURRY Zach Burkhart Rocky McAdams Amy McAdams Mike Seamans Kristen Seamans and Jenny Burkhart sit out on the deck of Pueblo Arriba last Monday sharing in conversation and Maverick watching Uptown Hosts Manic Mondays Kick off the week in Uptown with just the right place Fourth in a sevenpart series looking at hot spots on each night of the week By Briana Barentine Staff Writer So its Monday night and you think theres nothing to do and nowhere to go Well youre wrong Theres no doubt that Monday is the least popular night of the week for going out with the workweek looming ahead But the best thing about slightly offnights like this is that most watering holes offer cheap drink specials to entice tired bodies in the door Pueblo Aniba 9 pm 2621 McKinney Ave They boast about having the largest patio in Dallas and on a clear day you will find it filled to maximum capacity If youre in the mood to catch a game cozy up to the big screen TV outdoors its the perfect spot to enjoy a good margarita and some flaming queso while watching Dirk run the court Who youH see Happy hour bar hoppers ties loosened and all What to wear Come straight from work or even the gym Everyone is too focused on the big screen to notice the brand of your jeans Who to know Steve is the cutie behind the bar thats all you need to know See NIGHTLIFE on Pnge 3A Shop on Lemmon Offers Easy Meal Prep Super Suppers allows customers to ready a month of meals in a night By Paige Phelps Society Reporter Singles tired of latenight snacks limited to cold pizza and cereal and dads looking to save time on a month of tasty meals are the target mar ket for Super Suppers which claims to be the fastest growing franchise in the world It works like this you sign up to make a set number of meals you choose the meals from a menu they provide you go through a big buffet line in a gourmet kitchen moving from station to station follow ing written instructions you signed up to make If the menu says spray the pan with nonstick cooking spray you do Then if it says place three frozen chicken breasts in the pan you fee SUPER on SA STAFF PHOTO JEREMV CIIESNUTT FAST FOOD Super Suppers coowner Elizabeth Watts has a laugh with her staff and a few customers District 14 Voters Back to Polls Candidates shift campaigns into gear discuss differences By Briana Barentine Staff Writer Voters in District 14 have another chance to choose a city council representative following the May 7 election None of the four candidates for the districts city council seat captured a majority of the vote Out of the more than 10000 residents who hit the polls in the district that stretches from Bluffview to Uptown to Lakewood Angela Hunt a local attorney and resident of the M Streets polled the most votes about 41 percent Kathy Ingle former DART chairwoman and a Bluffview res ident followed with 31 percent The two will face off in the June 4 runoff Early voting began Wednesday Mrs Ingle has since been endorsed by the candidate who was the choice of 26 percnet of the districts voters Candy Marcum a Turtle Creek psy chotherapist announced last week her support for Mrs Ingle During the next two weeks both candidates say they are going to continue to reach out to residents throughout District 14s neighborhoods although at this point no formal debates or public forums have been scheduled Im just going to try to give voters as much distinction between myself and the other candidate Mrs Hunt said Those distinctions can be seen not only in their professional and personal backgrounds but also in the messages they deliver to District 14 and how they plan to achieve a longterm vision for Dallas My years of experience and proven leadership have equipped me for the job said Mrs Ingle who has a diverse business back ground in areas such as home building and banking I have walked the walk and talked the talk and Ive been able to make a difference Mrs Hunt an attorney with McKool Smith law firm has lived in the district since 1999 and dur ing that time has volunteered for See DISTRICT 14 on 5A VOTING LOCATIONS Early voting through May 31 Election day is June 4 DALLAS CITY HALL 1500 Manila St FRETZ PARK RECREATION CENTER 6950 Belt Line Road GRAUWYLER PARK RECREATION CENTER 7780 Harry Mines Blvd NORTH DALLAS GOVERNMENT CENTER 10056 Marsh Lane READER POLL Do Democrats have a realistic chance of recapturing the gov ernors mansion in 2006 This weeks question Should government vouchers be made avail able to those who choose private schools Vote online Peoplenewspaperscom WEATHER ra Party Cloudy HI 80 F LO 62 F 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