Written by Master Dao on Tuesday, December 07, 2021
Registration Begins for the 2022 T1 Winter Term
The 2022 T1 Winter Term begins on January 3 and runs until April 17 (14 weeks of classes).
We have increased our student capacity and you now have the opportunity to join our classes! We also welcome back all of our students who have been taking a break during the pandemic.
Herein you will find an update regarding the classes offered at our downtown school including Shaolin martial arts, qigong, and tai chi.
Shaolin KIDS Kung Fu
New Preschool Kids Class
We have opened registration for Preschool Kung Fu classes for 3-5 years old! This class will be held on Saturdays from 10am to 11am, for the 2022 T1 Winter Term, from January 3 to April 17.
Masks will be required for all preschool students as recommended by Toronto Public Health.
There are 6 spots available, on a first come first serve basis.
New Advanced Class with Sanda Chinese Boxing
On Saturdays from 10am to 12pm, we will have a separate class for advanced children and youths under 16 years of age. Children will be have safe and controlled sparring drills along with appropriate gear, as well as flag exercises.
These are students who have been training for at least a year and have started the Tongbiquan or the Yinshougun Staff form. Children are required to also attend the Foundation and Forms classes at other days and times during the week.
Shaolin ADULT Kung Fu
New Sanda Chinese Boxing Class
A dedicated class for Adult Sanda Chinese Boxing (ages 13+)! It will be held on Wednesdays from 8pm to 9pm.
You must have at least started the Yinshougun Staff form and have attended at least two terms of classes. This is an enhancement class, which means Students are required to continue attending the Foundation and Forms classes each week.
This Sanda Chinese Boxing class will greatly enhance your practical experience, conditioning, and self-defence capability with safe and controlled sparring drills. This class requires you to take the Shaolin Kung Fu Foundation and Forms classes at least once a week. You will also need to have a full set of gear (head piece, chest protector, groin protector, shin guards, and gloves) which you can purchase from our website (while supplies last).
Shaolin Tai Chi and Qigong
Nourishing the Spleen
The theme for this term is 'Nourishing the Spleen'. In Qigong Foundation class, students will practice awareness of qi and greatly enhance circulation with special emphasis on nourishing the spleen.
Students taking the Qigong Intermediate II Forms class will additional work on exercises to improve awareness of the spleen, identify the energy nodes and acupoints along the Spleen Meridian, and learn to channel the Breath Qi for therapeutic applications.
The Shaolin Tai Chi class will have extra emphasis on exercises that move the mid and lower core to further enhance circulation around the spleen organ.