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In Person Longevity Qigong and Fitness Instructor Program - Level 1

For instructors and beginners. Intensive Program. Meals included. 

The healthiest year of your life starts with the healthiest you. Kick start the New Year with an intensive program that will energise you internally and externally to help you reach the potential in yourself you only dreamt of before.

From Monday 30th January – Saturday 4th February I’m teaching a Longevity Qigong and Fitness Intensive Program at the Shaolin Temple UK in North London. This program is the same as my live Zoom masterclass  with the addition of learning Kung Fu forms; Wu Bu Quan  ( 5 stance form) and Si Bi Quan ( stamp block punch), which we don't have room for online. There'll be the opportunity for lots of feedback so you can really master yourself 

If you already know the movements then this program will deepen your understanding and you will  learn how to pass these valuable teachings to other students. If you’re just beginning and you don’t want to teach, you can use this program to learn. 

The focus will be on wellness and fitness through Longevity Qigong and Kung Fu forms so that what you learn is suitable for health seekers as well as martial artists. If you’re already a personal trainer or a yoga teacher, you can use these teachings as another strand to help your clients gain total mind and body wellness. 

The Shaolin Temple is a temple of Zen therefore the classes are not theoretical. Theory doesn’t transform. You’ll be taught through body language so that you gain personal experience and muscle memory. This is not about reading a menu, it’s about tasting the food. 

If you’ve ever been to China, you’ll see elderly people in the park in the early morning practicing some of these movements. And if you go to the Shaolin Temple in China, you’ll see young disciples practicing the same movements. The elderly people do the movements slower and practice more Qigong where as the young disciples will be fast and do less Qigong. It’s about adapting these time-tested movements  so that they are suitable for all ages.


Session 1: 7 am – 8.30 am – Park run then stretching and stamina training. 

Breakfast: 8.40 am 

Session 2: 10.30 am -  12.00 pm -  Traditional Kung Fu forms 

Lunch: 12.10 pm 

Session 3: 2.45 - 4.15 Longevity Qigong ( 8 Treasures Qigong) and Instant Health massage 

Dinner: 4.45 pm 

The price includes 3 sessions of training and 3 meals per day. On Satuday we will have 2 sessions of training and 2 meals then finish after lunch. If you’d like to teach, there will be a separate online exam which is not included in this training program.

What you get

  • 3 training sessions per day 
  • 3 meals a day – Vegetarian Chinese-style food.

What you need to provide

  • Your own accommodation. Arrive the day before to start early.
  • Training clothes, running shoes and training shoes
  • Instant Health Massage brush

Price: £999.00 

How do I reserve my place? We are a small group and places are limited to a maximum of 20 people. Shifu needs a minimum of 10 people to proceed with the class. Please book early. Email You will be sent  an application form and details on how to pay. Payment is via bank transfer. If you can't make it, I'll be teaching a zoom masterclass in February.

This is a video of student testimonials from the Shaolin Summer Camp so you can get an idea of what training in person with Shifu Yan Lei can do for you. 

Cancellation: If you cancel 4 weeks before your arrival date, we will be happy to refund you minus a cancellation fee of £100.00. If you cancel less than 4 weeks before your arrival date, there is a cancellation fee of 50%. If you cancel anytime in the week before your arrival date, there is no refund.  

Getting there: The nearest underground is Tufnell Park on the Northern line.  Address: Shaolin Temple UK, 207a, Junction Road, N19