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30-Day Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Experience from Beijing

Price USD$2488.00


30-Day Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Experience from Beijing
On this unique 30-Day program, you will get the opportunity to enjoy a variety of traditional Chinese martial arts experiences, including learning Kung Fu, Taichi, Qi Gong and meditation in small groups inside the genuine Shaolin Temple in Henan, China. This 1-month Shaolin Temple Kung fu Training Program offers an exclusive opportunity, not only to learn Kung Fu inside the Shaolin Temple with genuine Shaolin warrior monks, but also to experience life and culture here. It’s the perfect program to enable you to get a taste of Chinese life and traditional culture at one of the most iconic locations in China.

This Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Experience offers an exclusive opportunity, it will let you learn Kung Fu with genuine Shaolin warrior monks. It’s the perfect program to enable you to get a taste of Chinese traditional culture at one of the most iconic locations in China.

Program starts from Beijing West Railway Station, traveling via overnight train to Zhengzhou Main Railway Station. From there, you board a private bus, arriving at the Shaolin Temple. You will stay at a hostel in Wangzhigou for this tour, which is a small village near the Shaolin Temple, and you will walk to the temple everyday to study. Once you are settled in, in the following day\'s afternoon, you will have a guided tour of the Shaolin Temple.

Your hostel room will be a 3-bed mixed dorms. Dorms are equipped with TVs, kettles and air conditioning. Bathrooms are shared. Free WiFi and a paid laundry service are available. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, all included for this tour.

On this 30-day tour, you will practice Kung Fu for a total of 132 hours, plus 24 hours of Taichi and Qi Gong. Every day, you will have two formal study sessions with your shifu (the monk who will be training you at the temple): one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Times will vary depending on the weather but a typical schedule would be 9am-11am and 3pm-5pm. Your native English speaking guide will also lead some warm ups, additional exercises and further study, both before and after your training with the temple monks.

With your shifu, you will be learning Tongbeiquan, considered as one of the most famous style of Kung Fu and one of the fastest and most forceful. For your supplemental training, your guide will lead morning sessions in Yang Style Taichi, and impact conditioning, pad work and applications training after class, some of which will involve contact, but no combat.

No prior training in martial arts is required to be able to enjoy this experience. But if you do have martial arts experience, the monk will teach you in the pace to accommodate your level.

On the first Sunday, you also have the option to join a sightseeing tour led by your guide, to see some of the sights around the Shaolin Temple Scenic Area. After your second week of training, the second Sunday daytime will be free, and in the evening you will have the opportunity to enjoy the Shaolin Zen Music Ritual.

On your third Sunday, you will be invited to take a tour of the mountainous Sanhuangzhai area, including visiting an abandoned village and mountaintop monastery.

On the last day of the program, you also have the option to join a sightseeing tour led by your guide, to see some of the sights around the Shaolin Temple Scenic Area. In the afternoon, you will be taken by private bus back to Zhengzhou Main Railway Station, where you will board an express train back to Beijing. Your 30-day tour will end there.

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On this unique 30-Day program, you will get the opportunity to enjoy a variety of traditional Chinese martial arts experiences, including learning Kung Fu, Taichi, Qi Gong and meditation in small groups inside the genuine Shaolin Temple in Henan, China. This 1-month Shaolin Temple Kung fu Training Program offers an exclusive opportunity, not only to learn Kung Fu inside the Shaolin Temple with genuine Shaolin warrior monks, but also to experience life and culture here. It’s the perfect program to enable you to get a taste of Chinese life and traditional culture at one of the most iconic locations in China.