STQI Toronto School
Shaolin Temple Quanfa Institute
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The 2023 T3 Fall September to December term begins September 04, 2023. Registration opens to the public on August 04, 2023, Friday.
We have reached 93.7% of our target student base. There are 11 spots left for the 2023 T2 Summer May to August term.

Welcome to STQI Toronto!

"Hi! My name is Shi Chang Dao, or simply Master Dao. I am the Chief Instructor of the downtown Toronto school and also run an online school at I opened the school in the fall of 2011 under the guidance of my Shi Fu, Master Shi Guo Song. He is an authentic Shaolin monk that still practices traditional Shaolin kung fu martial arts, qi gong, and chan."

"Many cultures have a structured lifestyle yet it does not teach us how to be strong physically or mentally from within as we experience life. Healthy means being able to do what you want to now and when you are in your elderly years. I am very grateful to be able to pass on his teachings to help others through martial arts kung fu, tai chi, qi gong, meditation, and philosophy."

"My school aspires to help people of any age, any ethnicity, and any religious background. By joining my school you are making the effort to dedicate time and resources for improving yourself."

- Dao Shi, 35th Generation Shaolin Disciple

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Posted by Master Dao on Wednesday, May 31, 2023
We're pleased to announce that the second Shaolin Team Canada Wushu Festival returns on October 29, 2023! This festival is a celebration of Shaolin Spirit and includes a tournament style where EVERYONE wins a medal. Open to all students of the Shaolin Temple Quanfa Institute schools in Canada! More details coming soon so stay tuned.... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Join us for SUNRISE QIGONG at the Shaolin Retreat Camping event! This year, we are going to Rock Point Provincial Park. For more information and to register: Shaolin Retreat 2023... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Saturday, May 20, 2023
Master Dao will be conducting a free worldwide meditation workshop on February 6, Monday, from 7pm to 9pm EST (4pm to 6pm PST). Join us in person at our downtown Toronto school location, or join us virtually through Zoom from anywhere in the world! The topic for this session is 'How to Overcome Regret'. Click here for registration and more information Have you ever strongly felt that y... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Tuesday, May 02, 2023
The photo above signifies an important aspect about our school - the philosophy of the Shaolin Virtues. By learning to put aside the ego, we do not worry about being the best, or being better than someone else. Instead, we focus on ourselves to continually strive and improve. In this way, we have developed the most unique and family oriented martial arts school, where we can all learn and grow together regardless of age or background. What an in... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Tuesday, April 04, 2023
Summer Term Begins Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Register online at The summer is a very active time of the year. With the warmer weather, there is more 'Net Qi' (i.e. energy) available and it is easier to be motivated. Therefore, it's a great time to push yourself and train harder - 加油 jiāyóu (go for it)! Once again, we expect to reach our target base of 175 students for the summer term. Please consider registering... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Our popular annual event has returned and this year we plan to make it an even bigger success - new exciting location, new possibilities, and more fun for everyone and families! This year the retreat will be held from July 12th to 16th at Rock Point Provincial Park. There are 2 parts for the retreat and you can join us for one or both! Shaolin Retreats are organized by Master Dao with the help of his fellow Shaolin Brothe... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Thursday, February 09, 2023
Our summer camps are suitable for children from 5 to to 16 years of age. No experience needed. We're pleased to announce that we will be hosting 4 weeks of kids day camp from August 7th to September 1st. The week long camps are from Monday to Friday from 9am to 3:30pm. Master Dao and his team of competent and dedicated instructors will ensure an engaging, fun, and challenging time ... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Monday, February 06, 2023
A poor self-esteem can be debilitating due to lack of confidence. It causes stress and anxiety. It can prevent you from making decisions in a timely manner or going after what you want because you fear a negative outcome. Today, we will explore the idea of Self Esteem, learn to assess it more clearly for ourselves, and then take fruitful action so that we can be at greater peace with ourselves, and live life more positively and confidently. What is Se... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Thursday, February 02, 2023
Self-Wisdom is about you understanding yourself, the reality and environment you are in, and your interactions. Improving self-wisdom is a short-cut to finding peace and stillness for yourself. Below is a brief description of 4 key principles of Chan-Dao to achieve self-wisdom. In the future, Master Dao will provide more in depth articles to explore each one. 1. Understanding the Ego-Self Understanding the ego-self is about understanding ... [more]
Posted by Master Dao on Monday, January 30, 2023
This is a video of our entire performance at University Settlement on January 28, 2023, where we celebrated Chinese New Year together. There were over 500 people in the audience. Our performance showcased a variety of Shaolin arts, including traditional kung fu, tai chi, qigong, and an iron bar demonstration by Master Dao. Thank you to our wonderful students who came out to perform and support our school! ... [more]
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Upcoming Events
Shaolin Retreat Camping 2023 July
Starts Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Ends Sunday, July 16, 2023
From 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Fee: $150.00
Maximum 60 participants
43 spots available
Kids Martial Arts Kung Fu Summer Camp August 7-11, 2023
Starts Monday, August 07, 2023
Ends Friday, August 11, 2023
From 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Fee: $345.00
Maximum 20 participants
7 spots available
Kids Martial Arts Kung Fu Summer Camp August 14-18, 2023
Starts Monday, August 14, 2023
Ends Friday, August 18, 2023
From 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Fee: $345.00
Maximum 20 participants
6 spots available
Kids Martial Arts Kung Fu Summer Camp August 21-25, 2023
Starts Monday, August 21, 2023
Ends Friday, August 25, 2023
From 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Fee: $345.00
Maximum 20 participants
9 spots available
Kids Martial Arts Kung Fu Summer Camp August 28-September 1, 2023
Starts Monday, August 28, 2023
Ends Friday, September 01, 2023
From 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Fee: $345.00
Maximum 20 participants
10 spots available
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