Shaolin Head & Neck Health

Part 1 of Movement Medicine

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Why Head & Neck Health?

The person is a whole concept, a WORLD IN MINIATURE. 

Each part of our body is a miniature of our entire body. To understand your body is to understand each section of the body, how it functions, the energy called Qi, and the connection to the body parts either mechanically or energetically. The health of your head and neck is a miniature health of your overall body.

In the Shaolin Warrior Skills Movement Medicine Series, we will deconstruct the body parts and build them up to create the body. This miniature world becomes a person.

Shaolin Philosophy

Martial artists can achieve internal emotional balance through the proficiency of the skill. You can also achieve this balance through an ongoing accumulation of knowledge and an open mind and heart. The experience enhances the insight so one can see the real nature of the world around it. 

When a person is open-minded and mentally relaxed, the flow of Qi is very smooth. The mental balance will, therefore, help the body’s normal function and digestive system. Understanding the principle of starting from slow to quick, when to be slow and when to be quick will help you achieve the perfect coordination of the mind, body, and natural breathing. 

Martial arts is a way of life, and you can practice while walking, sitting, living, lying down, or even sleeping.

The breathing technique includes breathing, body posture, and thought. All these 3 aspects are equally important. The body, mind, and breathing must all be relaxed and natural, in alignment with the spirit, combined with health care and exercise, movement, and stillness. The breathing technique of Qigong aims to nourish the heart while seeking mental liberation.

Due to the comprehensive movements, easiness of learning them and the health care effect is easily practiced until old age.

The Current Problem

In our days, too many people take for granted the existence of their head and neck, although they are of vital importance. Due to the activities we do (sitting at the desk, driving, using the mobile phone or computer), the posture gets altered. When we keep a healthy posture, the head weight is around 5.5kg, but when we bend the neck to look down at the mobile screen, reading a book or driving, the head pressure is about 14kg. The pain and stillness can affect your sleep and head mobility. 

exercise is your prescription to health

When you exercise, you lower your risk for cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, hypertension, and some types of cancers. Moving enables you to feel better, have improved self-esteem, be aesthetically beautiful, be happier, and live a healthier and longer life.

Course Details

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PRICE: Non-refundable. Non-Transferable.

Length: 14 days, Completely Online, Lifetime Access to Course

Includes:

  • Video recordings
  • Handouts
  • Worksheet
  • Training Plan

Prerequisite – Wifi access and laptop or a mobile phone; printer for written material, loose clothing

Enrollment: Always Open

Self-paced

Language instruction: Chinese (subtitles) and English

Bonus: E-book gift: “Health & Longevity – Secrets of Kung Fu” (electronic version)

On-going support via Facebook tribe, Q&A 

what makes it different

  • You will train as if one to one together with Shifu Shi Yanjun, the Head Coach of Shaolin Warrior Monks from Shaolin Temple Yunnan
  • The master is world known for his outstanding teaching skills and deep knowledge
  • You invite into your living room the Shaolin Temple Yunnan
  • Learn how to align your body meridians for the health and longevity of internal organs
  • Learn specific exercises which are simple to practice at home or in a hotel room
  • The course is suitable for busy executives who do not have time to go to the gym but want to keep healthy
  • Each lesson includes handout, glossary and assignment
  • At the end of the course you will receive a fully detailed assignment plan for one month to help you implement the techniques into your lifestyle
  • Receive five bonus videos from Shifu Shi Yanjun from his own understanding as a Buddhist monk
  • Receive outstanding Certification for completing the course
  • Receive great support in the Facebook tribe
  • Receive bonus and gift

outstanding certification

certificate of completion

When you complete the course you will receive a formal Certificate of Completion from the International Shaolin Wushu Federation. This certification is worldwide recognized as an expert body in Martial Arts. This certification is included in the course fee. 

certificate of achievement

When you complete the course you can achieve an additional formal Certificate of Achievement from the Shaolin Temple Yunnan and International Shaolin Wushu Federation. To receive this certification you are required to submit a video sample of a routine you perform from the course. This certification  will require an additional admin fee. 

Enroll in Course + Certificate $97

Curriculum

Module 1: Head & Neck movement and posture

Video 1 learning topics: Head & Neck Movement Introduction

  • The problems with having a weak and non-flexible neck
  • The benefits of having a healthy neck and clear head
  • The solution for living a life without neck and head pain
  • Neck movement exercise explanation and practice exercise

Video 2 learning topics: Head & Neck Movement Practice

  • Neck movement exercises explanation and practice
  • Assignment

Video 3 learning topics: Body Posture 

  • What does posture mean?
  • The problems with bad posture
  • How can I check my posture?
  • What is Baihui acupoint?
  • The importance of head and spine alignment
  • What is a good posture? 
  • How can I improve my posture through Martial Arts
  • 4 Martial Arts stances to practice (Shaolin Kung Fu, Meihua Quan, and Wing Chun)
  • Body Relaxation
  • Assignment

Video 4 learning topics: Energy Medicine & Face Mapping 

  • Energy medicine
  • Face Mapping (forehead, temples, eyebrows, eyes, nose, cheeks, mouth, chin, neck)
  • A word from Shifu 

Video 5 learning topics: Shaolin Ancient Self Massage

  • Head Kung Fu exercises
  • Eyes Kung Fu exercises
  • Face Kung Fu exercises
  • Ears Kung Fu exercises 
  • Cheekbones Kung Fu exercises 
  • Assignment

Video 6 learning topics: TEETH HEALTH PRESERVATION

  • Teeth in western and Chinese Traditional Medicine approach
  • Teeth & Qi
  • Teeth and body Meridian Connection
  • Teeth exercise
  • Gum and mouth exercise
  • Assignment

Module 2: Head & Neck body connection through Qigong

Video 1 learning topics: QIGONG INTRODUCTION

  • Qigong – The general practice of Qigong and advice
  • Qi
  • Dantian
  • Qigong Breathing (six types of breathing) instruction 
  • Assignment

Video 2 learning topics:  IRON FINGER FOR HEALTH PRESERVATION

  • Fingers and brain connection through Qigong
    • Demonstration
    • Explanation of movements
  • Health Benefits
  • Practice
  • Assignment

Video 3 learning topics: QIGONG FOR HEALTH PRESERVATION SPINE ACTIVATING

  • Spine activating Qigong through head movement
    • Demonstration
    • Explanation of movements
    • Health Benefits
    • Practice
  • Assignment

Video 4 learning topics: QIGONG FOR HEALTH PRESERVATION BRAIN & HEART QIGONG

  • Heart and brain Qigong through the heels
    • Demonstration
    • Explanation of movements
    • Health Benefits
    • Practice
  • Assignment

Video 5 learning topics: QIGONG FOR HEALTH PRESERVATION HYPERTENSION RELEASE THROUGH  QIGONG

  • High blood pressure release through head Qigong
    • Demonstration
    • Explanation of movements
    • Health Benefits
    • Practice
  • Assignment

Are you ready to Improve Your Health the Shaolin Way?

*Online Courses are NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE.

FAQS

This class is ideal for everyone.  From complete beginner to advanced practitioner, for the person who if performs well the routines can achieve certification to be able to teach this particular module; for the person that has failed to get up from a comfortable couch over and over because it is old, fat, uncoordinated and embarrassed to exercise.  For the person who cannot find the motivation to work alone or the person who gets bored quickly because exercise is not fun and the entrepreneur that’s burning the candle at both. The corporate executive who lives from the hotel room into a hotel room. The friend that can never commit to going out because it is tired at the end of the day. The guy that always buys something with the thought will do the trick, canceling, and post pointing. The mom or dad finds excuses for not finding the time in a busy schedule as a full-time parent. So, let’s FIND THE TIME! Human adults need to get their sh*t together to live a free life where they have control over the only thing which belongs to them: their own body.

Well, this class is not suitable for the person who is looking to learn advanced Kung Fu in 2 weeks and get certified as a teacher. The friend who has its mind about what is best as exercise, the one that is looking for fighting. For this type of class, you can join our other courses, such as Shaolin Warrior Skills: The Kung Fu of breathing, The Kung Fu of Foot Work, The Kung Fu Secrets of the Shaolin Warrior Monks Lifestyle and many more.