Shaolin is a 1400 year old Chinese Buddhist tradition of self-defence. A form of moving meditation (tung ch'an) it is an expression of Ch’an (Zen) and Esoteric (Mi-tsung) Buddhism. Developed as a self-defence tradition for monks early in the 6th century AD, it rapidly spread beyond the Shaolin monastery reaching throughout China and East Asia.
Each meetup event is a complimentary introduction to our regular training. You're welcome to attend 3 free training session. After this, you are invited to join regular classes. Membership fees apply. Regular classes are held on weekday evenings throughout the year at the University of Sydney.
We practice Shaolin Inner Work (nei-kung), an expression of the identity of body-mind. This includes yogic exercises, fighting techniques and the Buddhist philosophy & psychology that underlies them. Specialist workshops are also held at various dates and locations throughout Australia. These are open to regular or casual participants alike.
For further details go to the Shaolin web site. www.body-mind.net.au