Beginning October 6, we will be learning the first six movements of the 18 Luohan Gong. This ancient Qigong set is believed to come from Da Mo, the 28th patriarch of Buddhism and the founder of Chen or Zen in Japanese. The exercises were passed on to the Monks of the Shaolin Temple to help them improve their strength and vitality.
The 18 Luohan energize the body and help develop balance, strength and flexibility. A moderate level of physical fitness is required for their practice.
Each of the movements will be examined, explained and practiced