Shaolin Life Blog

Shaolin Life Community and Covid-19

Uncategorized Mar 16, 2020
Hello Shaolin Life Family 
First, we would like to announce the launch of our online community on Shaolin Life available for active students of our program. This forum will allow you to view and discuss topics related to the program. We also included online meeting times for our short term closure. 
We would like to acknowledge the distressing news related to the spread of viral infections. Due to the activity related to the State of Emergency of the City, State, and Country to prepare for Broader Spread of COVID-19, we have decided to hold our Adult Kung Fu and Qigong classes online to mitigate any risk to our participants for the time being. For the youth class, we will be working with the parents to create a conducive online experience for the short. term. Adult classes will be held at their regular time Online. This will allow us to practice and continue to study while the situation is being...
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Harmonious Movement

Uncategorized Mar 19, 2019

In the beginning of this year we traveled to the redwood forests of California to reconnect with nature. Creating harmony and balance within ourselves helps to create harmony and balance in our outer world. Enjoy the video that we captured of Master Sheldon sharing his beautiful play with energy and movement Shaolin Life is proud to present Harmonious Movement.

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Athletic Playground Workshop

Uncategorized Mar 16, 2019

Many people ask, ” What is Qi-gong?”. Is it like Yoga or Tai-Chi? Do I have to be a Martial Artist in order to practice it?

You’ll be surprise to learn that Qigong is much simpler than you know.

In our weekly class offerings at Shaolin Life, we are not only dedicated to furthering ones knowledge of traditional Shaolin Kung Fu and it’s many aspects, but we are committed to “keeping things simple” and accessible in furthering the understanding.

We are excited to share that Shaolin Master Sheldon Callahan will teach a Qigong workshop on
April 6
6-9 pm

Athletic Playground in Emeryville.

If you’ve haven’t experienced Qigong or maybe you have but want to seek more understanding, then come and learn how to gain body strength, improve your flexibility, and balance your mind and body harmony using breath, movement, and energy.

Master Sheldon will lead and show the difference between power and force while improving your...

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Shaolin Road Trip

Uncategorized Nov 10, 2018

Master Sheldon Travels to meet 4 Shaolin Masters to get their perspectives on the combat aspects of Shaolin.

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Top 6 Things Shaolin Life did in 2017

Uncategorized Dec 29, 2017

2017 was quite a year and was full of incredible advancements in our school and with our art. This post recaps the eight significant developments of the year.


1. App Launch

At the end of 2016, we launched our Mobile App for Apple and Android phones. In 2017 we saw our users download and use the app, book classes, and get notifications about classes and events at the center. Our App has become a source for communication and bookings.

2. Shaolin Life Commercial

We were proud to now have an excellent commercial for our center. This video helps better express and market what we do at our center. Our students and teachers gave an impressive demonstration of the skills their building a Shaolin Life, and we thank everyone for their participation.

3. Major Website Updates

We have renovated our website making it easier to learn about us, book classes and buy merchandise. We also worked hard to make the...
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Maui Qi Fest 2017

Uncategorized Jul 07, 2017

2017  was an amazing Qi Fest. The growth, learning, and awareness of this event were off the chart. We learned traditional Chinese medical concepts and Qigong with fun dance and songs from Dr.  George Love. We learned complex rhythms and movements of Indian Odissi dance and the connections to Kung Fu, Qigong. We explored Shaolin Kung Fu and its energetic principles and forms. We flowed with Tai Chi Movements and push-hands exercises. Don’t miss next year's event.

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Shaolin Life Commercial

Uncategorized Mar 10, 2017

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Relaunch of Shaolin Life

website Dec 16, 2016

Welcome to the new Shaolin Life Website
She is alive and better than ever. With a new responsive design, blog the ability to book classes online our new site is ready for 2016.

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New Shaolin Life App

Uncategorized Sep 20, 2016

Download the Shaolin Life App today to plan and schedule your classes!
From this mobile App you can view class schedulessign-up for classes, view ongoing promotions, as well as view the studio’s location and contact information. You can also click through to our social pages! Optimize your time and maximize the convenience of signing up for classes from your device! Download this App today!

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New Shaolin Life Logo

Uncategorized Sep 13, 2016

We are proud to announce our new Shaolin Life Logo. We have had subtle iterations over the last several years but after a long process and branding exercise for not only Shaolin life but our parent organization Deep Root Center for Spiritual Studies. Today we reveal both logos.  Without further ado…

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