Shaolin Culture Centre


Hello everyone, The holiday season is approaching and it’s nearly time for a little break. Our last class of 2019 will be Saturday 21st December 2019. Classes will resume in the new year starting on 6th January 2020. Hope you all have a nice break and happy training!

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Last class of 2019

Shaolin Xiu had a fantastic trip to China last year. We saw all our branches come together for 2 weeks of Kung Fu training and Chinese culture. Students from all branches of our Shaolin Xiu Culture Centres around the world came together for an incredible experience. They visited Shaolin Temple, Lang Ya Shan Temple and Wu Dang Mountain during their Kung Fu training. They also got to see the Great Wall of China and other famous sites....

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Shaolin Xiu China Trip 2018 Photos

There will be no Sunday classes (St Alban’s Hall, Dartford) from 12th February to 12th May due to temple renovations. Dates are provisional and we will confirm any changes nearer the time. We will also be relocating our Saturday classes to St Mark’s Church in St John’s Wood starting 2nd February.  New times of all Saturday classes soon.

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Class Updates 2019

Hello Everyone! You are warmly invited to our celebration for Lunar New Year this YEAR 🎉🎊, which will take place on 10th February 2019 at: St Alban’s Hall, St Alban Road, Dartford DA1 1TY Commencing with the day schedule as follows: 10:00 – Everyone arrive at the Centre 10.30 – Lion Dance 11:00 – Pujia (Offerings and prayers for good fortune and peace.) 12.30 – Vegetarian lunch (freshly made) 12.45...

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Lunar New Year 2019

Hello everyone, Just a quick reminder that there will be no classes from the 22nd December 2018 – 2nd January 2019. Shaolin Xiu Culture Centre wishes you all a merry Christmas and a happy new year! Have a great holiday break, train hard and see you in 2019!

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Christmas break – no classes

Shifu Yan Xiu and three of his students visited their good friend Sensei Ian Cuthbert at United Karate Association for another seminar. There were over 150 people students training Shaolin Kung Fu and Qi Gung on a beautiful afternoon at North Weald, Essex. UKA chief Instructor Ian Cuthbert 7th Dan met and trained with Shifu Yan Xiu some 10 years ago when he first arrived from China and they have stayed friends ever since. Sensei Dan...

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Shaolin Xiu – UKA Seminar 2018

We are pleased to announce that Shifu Yan Xiu will now be teaching Qi Gong classes every Saturday at Highgate Newtown Community Centre. Classes will last for one hour and will take place after our regular kung fu classes. What is Qi Gong? Qi Gong (Life Energy Cultivation) is an important part of Shaolin Kung Fu. It’s function is to accumulate the inner strength to support the activities of the physical body. It is regarded as an...

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Saturday Qi Gong Classes

Hello everyone, Just a quick reminder that there will be no classes from the 1st – 31st of August. Shifu Yan Xiu will be in China leading the bootcamp for students at the Shaolin Temple. Classes will resume as normal in September. Have a great summer holiday and train hard!

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No classes in August

Shifu Yan Xiu, Shifu Yan Hao and Shifu Yan Peng were invited to join their master, Shi Yong Xin (Abbot of Shaolin Temple) in the opening ceremony of the Buddhist Chinese Medicine Conference, March 2018 held in the Shaolin Temple. Professors from well regarded universities around China participated in medical talks and presentations with The Abbot and Shifu Yan Xiu was invited to represent Shaolin Temple through talks on Shaolin...

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Chinese Medicine Conference

We have had an extremely busy start to the new year! Thank you to all students for keeping up with classes in Shifu’s absence and an extra special thank you to our performance team for your time and dedication! Our fantastic kungfu demonstrations would not be possible without your support and hard work. Well done! Enjoy our gallery of Lion dance and  kungfu demonstrations performed for temples, organisations and communities across...

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New Lunar Year of the Dog