Shaolin Chi Kung was created in the Shaolin Monasteries in the South of ancient China, it was a very well kept and guarded secret by the emperors and their closest servants. Knowing this art, a privilege among those who practice. brings resistance, health, harmony, presence, balance, inner strength, serenity and compassion, among other benefits. Today is at everyone’s reach, but only those who cultivate it can achieve the benefits on a physical, mental and spiritual level.
The art which was known in ancient times as “poetry in movement,” can only be but fascinating, beautiful and powerful, from its conception all the way to its study. Although its origin is martial, it is governed by the principles of fluidity and harmony. Learning this practice nurtures the strength, balance and serene joy of the heart, which are so necessary in the modern world.
Meditation is to be one with the harmony which cannot be expressed with words, to let thoughts flow without holding on to them, so that we may experience that which cannot be comprehended through reason. Studies of modern science have shown the direct relationship between a calm, focused and assertive mind with some of the effects of meditation.
Satsang unites teachers and students in their essence, through a heart-to-heart dialogue that transcends concepts.
The secrets now proven by modern science which were once disseminated thousands of years ago by the great masters, coincide in the keys to living a happy life and facing life’s challenges with strength and equanimity.
When we become aware of how to take care of ourselves, we have a wonderful opportunity to cultivate our well-being. Our habits, principles and tools can help us to raise the natural capacity of balance in the body, from a combination of the practice of ancestral arts and the contributions of modern science.
Food is the most tangible source of our health, vitality and happiness. It is the perfect complement to harmonize the body when we enter spaces of silence and meditation or in our practices of internal arts, but at the same time it is a direct source of well-being. What we eat translates into how we see ourselves and how we feel.
Children and young people have an incredible potential to transform the world to something that is innate in them: their ability to be happy and to inspire other human beings. Alaya camp is a space created for them where through play and adventure different activities allows them to make their own discoveries with autonomy and freedom, while being guided to bring out the very best in them by a very well-trained team.