Shaolin Warriors Meet 2016
Intramural Kung Fu Competition
Dec. 18, 2016

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6th Annual Performance at Stanford University
Joint Shifu-student performance 9/30/2016.
Stanford Shaolin Kung Fu class students group performance.

Master Yanran Honored with “Martial Arts Healing Qigong Award”
at 17th World Congress on Qigong and Tracitional Chinese Medicine
Sun. 9/3/2016, San Francisco

Shaolin Temple USA Shifus and students showcased Shaolin Kung Fu, Wellness Qigong and Hard Qigong.

Photos and reports on EnglishChinese

Shaolin Temple USA Performance at
Dr. Sun Yat-sen 150th Birthday Gala Memorial

8/13/2016 • Chabot College performing arts center
«Webpage» «Event Flyer»
Photos and reports on EnglishChinese

6th China Buddhist Medicine Summit Forum
5/28-29/2016 • Shaolin Temple of China
Abbot Yongxin welcomed Summit guests at the Opening Ceremony.
Dr. Hugh Brent Solvason of Stanford University
(front row, 1st left), member of the Summit’s Academic Committee, gave a talk on the Scientific Basis for How States of Mind and Meditation Influence Health. Dr. Solvason studies Shaolin Kung Fu and Wellness Qigong at Shaolin Temple USA.

Shaolin Temple USA students continue to excel at Kung Fu Tournament • 5/21-22
Awarded 67 medals including 30 gold.

Chinese New Year parade telecast opening
Monkey King KTVU-2, KTSF-26
San Francisco • «Photos & Report»
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Welcome to Shaolin Temple USA

San Francisco - Headquarters
Fremont, California
Sunnyvale, California
Herndon, Virginia

Shaolin Temple USA is the first official North American branch of the world famous Songshan Shaolin Temple in Henan Province of China, the original Shaolin Temple established in 495 AD. Songshan Shaolin Temple is the birthplace of Chinese Chan (Zen) Buddhism and Shaolin Kung Fu.

Under the direction of Founder and Executive Director Master Shi YanRan—34th generation Shaolin Temple disciple, 4 Shaolin Temple Culture Centers were established to carry on the 1,500-year old traditions of Shaolin Temple, with the mission to share Shaolin culture with the American people.

Students of all backgrounds, faiths, ages and athletic abilities are welcome at Shaolin Temple USA.

Shaolin Kung Fu is a time-tested, comprehensive system for physical and spiritual wellness. At Shaolin Temple USA Culture Centers, students learn and grow from traditional Shaolin training and culture. Shaolin Chan cultivation and training disciplines transcend language and cultural differences as a direct form of growth and understanding. Students find many paths to the Temple. Some students seek to build better health and spiritual well-being, while others train for self-defense or flexibility. Disciplined practice enhances harmony of body and mind.

Shaolin Kung Fu Curriculum
  • Shaolin Fist System:
    Classic Shaolin fist forms such as Luohan Quan, Qixing Quan, Hong Quan, etc.
  • Animal forms such as tiger, eagle, monkey, praying mantis, snake
  • Exclusively Shaolin: 2-finger Chan, Tongzi Gong
  • Shaolin Sanshou & Self-defense
  • Traditional Shaolin Weapon forms - straight sword, broadsword, spear, staff, whip, double hooks and many more
  • Shaolin Wellness Qigong Chan: Baduangjin (8 Pieces of Brocade), Yijinjing (Change of Sinews), Xisuijing (Bone Marrow Cleansing), Shaolin Rouquan (Soft Fist), etc.
  • Shaolin Hard Qigong
Shaolin Temple USA Culture Centers

SAN FRANCISCO (Headquarters)
5509 Geary Boulevard (at 19th Ave.)
San Francisco, CA 94121
Tel: (415) 666-9966

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 4 pm - 8 pm
Wednesday: 4 pm - 9 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:30 am - 4 pm
«Class Schedule»

4343 Peralta Boulevard (at Dusterberry Way)
Fremont, CA 94536
Tel: (510) 818-9966

Tuesday - Friday: 4 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9 am - 4 pm
«Class Schedcule»

Shaolin Temple USA Wellness Center
860 Stewart Drive (at De Guigne Drive)
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Tel: (510) 818-9966

Tuesday: 4 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday: 4 pm - 8:30 pm
Sunday: 9 am - 3 pm
«Class Schedcule»

314 Victory Drive
Herndon, VA 20170
Tel: 703-338-0189
«Class Schedcule»

Tuesday - Friday: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9 am - 3 pm

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5509 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94121
Tel: (415) 666-9966
(Est. Jan. 2009)
«Class Schedule»

Fremont, CA 94536
Tel: (510) 818-9966
(Est. July 2007)
«Class Schedule»

Shaolin Temple USA
Wellness Center
Sunnyvale, CA
Tel: (510) 818-9966
(Est. March 2014)
«Class Schedule»

Herndon, VA 20170
Tel: 703-338-0189
(Est. July 2010)
«Class Schedule»


Shaolin Temple USA
Kung Fu Class at Stanford
School of Medicine Health Improvement Program (HIP)
Fridays • 11:30 am
«Stanford class webpage»
«Stanford HIP»

Current Quarter
Fall 2016:
10/7 - 12/9

«Class photos»

Cultural Forum at Stanford
Shaolin: Ancient Wisdom in the Modern Age


Ven. Abbot Yongxin at
Stanford University


Seeking harmony of body & mind at Stanford
through Shaolin Kung Fu

Stanford Report

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Shalin Temple USA on
Monocle Magazine (UK)

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Performance at
Acacia Creek
Retirement Homes

Tue. 10/25 • Union City, CA

Master Yanran
gave lectures at
Japan Qigong Conference
Tokyo • 9/21-27

Sunset District Moon Fest.
Sat. 9/10 • San Francisco

Chinese American Olympics Opening Ceremony
8/14, Redwood City, CA
Photos and reports on

Shaolin Temple USA students excelled at UC Berkeley Chinese Martial Arts Tournament • 3/12

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Ancestors Worship Ceremony
3/27 • San Francisco

Shaolin Temple USA
in San Francisco Chinese New Year parade telecast opening
KTVU-2 & KTSF-26
Mini-drama Monkey King, followed immediately by
Shaolin Temple USA Whirlwind Staff Team.

Sat. Feb. 20 • San Francisco Downtown-Chinatown
«Photos & Report»
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Performance at
Facebook Chinese New Year Celebration

2/5 Facebook Headquarters

«Photos & Report»
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Performance at
Spring Festival

1/16 Maryland


Shaolin Temple USA is a nonprofit organization with federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
Contributions to Shaolin Temple USA are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Shaolin Temple USA admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally
accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin
in administration of its education policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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