This group began as a way to introduce the diverse, practical and beautiful martial arts of the Philippines. It provides a venue where people can explore and learn the systems and methods that make up the Filipino Martial Arts. People into dance, theater, music, physical fitness, weight loss, health practice, etc. are among the many that can benefit from the practice of FMA. Awakening to the physical, mental, and spiritual levels of the body and its energies are but some of the faculties that can be cultivated during FMA practice. Vital strategies for dealing with everyday life situations are also enhanced. No prior martial knowledge, experience or equipment is necessary to partake of what FMA has to offer.