STQI Toronto East Extension School of Downtown Toronto
371 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON M4K 1P1
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Ro Stehlik, Jiao Lian: Head Shaolin Instructor at the Toronto East Extension school
Welcome to the Toronto East Extension School! We’re part of the STQI Toronto family of schools which is part of a bigger family of STQI schools across Canada!

We’re located at Danforth Avenue and Chester Avenue. Our full address and contact info:

371 Danforth Avenue, Basement
Toronto, ON M4K 1P1

Latest News and Blogs

Shaolin KUNG FU~ ALIVE and WELL in Toronto’s East End on the DANFORTH!

FIFTEEN HUNDRED YEARS of Shaolin Spirit thrives in Toronto’s  East end with the Shaolin Temple Quanfa Institute’s (STQI) extension school celebrating another successful term under Its belt. First-Intermediate Instructor and Shaolin Kung Fu / Qi Gong Practitioner Rosemary Stehlik (also known as “RO” or “Rose”) has the pleasure of bringing an exhilarating opportunity to adults of all walks of life and athletic skills to cultivate an empowering experience of Shaolin Kung Fu and Qi Gong on the Danforth. Two professional and mature students dedicated to the Art and Wellness-inducing practices of the Shaolin Path  share their experiences of taking... Read More »

New Online Training System at!

Learn Kung Fu, Qigong, and Meditation Online We’ve been working very hard since the beginning of March to put together a fun and progressive system for learning the Shaolin arts of kung fu, qigong, and meditation! For more information:... Read More »

Erhu Chinese Instrument Classes Now Offered at the Downtown Toronto School

Above: We ran a free erhu workshop last Saturday and here’s quick YouTube video to help you appreciate this awesome instrument and meet our teachers! We are pleased to announce that erhu Chinese instrument music classes will now be... Read More »

Introducing Our Erhu Teachers at Next Saturday’s Free Chinese Music Concert and Workshop

On Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 6pm we will have a free Erhu concert and workshop. We want to promote the Erhu Chinese music instrument and generate awareness of er hu classes starting at our downtown Toronto STQI school... Read More »

Kids Day Care at STQI in Response to the Teacher Strike

We’ve been asked by a few parents to consider offering a temporary day care during the strike days. If there is enough interest, we will announce the days that we can make the school available with adult supervision and... Read More »

Why Qigong May be the Ultimate Health and Wellness Benefit for Employees

Is your work stressful or fast-paced? Many people spend 8-10 hours working and sitting at the office all day and feel overworked. This is not good for anyone as health and productivity declines while companies struggle to meet their... Read More »

Free Erhu Chinese Music Performance and Workshop on February 8, 2020!

We are hosting a free Erhu Chinese Music Performance and Workshop at the downtown Toronto school at 393 Dundas Street West, 2nd Floor. Everyone with an interest in Chinese instrumental music is welcome to come and attend. Registration is... Read More »

Partnering with Canadian Chinese Canadian CCO to Bring Erhu Classes to the Downtown Area

We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Chinese Orchestra has recently partnered with STQI Toronto! This partnership brings accessibility to Chinese Music Instrument classes in the downtown area. Under the leadership of Amely Zhou, an accomplished and well... Read More »

A Photo Blog of the First Two Weeks of Winter Term Classes at STQI

Classes have begun and many students are training hard to strive and improve themselves. It’s amazing how much goes on in a just a few days! We’re proud that our school seeks to provide the best environment for people... Read More »

Winter Term Begins January 6, 2020!

The break is over and we look forward to a fresh start for 2020! Classes begin January 6. Read More »

How Gentle Kung Fu Can Benefit You (Watch our 3 minute feature on ZoomerNews OneTV)

Gentle Kung Fu is a specialized martial arts class designed around an ancient Shaolin form known as Rou Quan.  This particular version of Rou Quan was passed on from Master Shi Guo Song to his disciple, Shi Chang Dao... Read More »