Welcome to the Shou-Yu Liang Wushu Taiji Qigong Institute
Traditional Chinese martial arts instruction in Vancouver since 1987
Upcoming Taiji for Beginner - 24 FormThe 24 form Taiji is a standarized Taiji quan routine that was compiled by the Chinese Sports Committee in 1956. It is based on the Yang style Taijiquan, taking about six minutes to perform. It gives beginner an introduction to the essetial elements of Taijiquan, yet retain the traditional flavor of the traditional longer hand forms. It is a great foundation for beginners.
Class starts when 10 registrantion requirement is met, Thursday, 7-8pm.
Upcoming Water Style classLiu He Ba Fa (Water Style) is one of the major internal style martial arts. It originally passed down from generation to generation only to a handful of gifted and chosen students with exemplary courage and moral character. Liu He Ba Fa literally means Six Harmonies and Eight Principles. It utilizes the power of Xingyi as its center, utilizes the stepping patterns of Bagua for its turning and spinning, and utilizes the neutralizing power of Taiji for its variations. Its movements are sometimes high, sometimes low, sometimes fast, sometimes slow. These movements resemble that of floating clouds, and flowing water that is sometimes calm, sometimes surging. Therefore, it is also known as Water Style.
Class starts when 10 registrantion requirement is met, Thur, 6-7pm
Upcoming Taiji 42 Compulsory Routine classThe 42 form Taiji is a standarized Taiji quan routine. It is based on the Yang style Taijiquan, but also includes moves and components from the other major style such as Chen, Wu and Sun styles of Taijiquan.
Class starts on May 15th, 2018, Tuesday 6-7pm.
Upcoming 32 Taiji Sword - Beginner Sword classThe 32 Taiji Sword is a standarized Taiji sword routine that was compiled by the Chinese Sports Committee in 1957. It is based on the traditional Yang style Taiji Sword routine. It gives beginner an introduction to the essetial elements of Taiji sword, yet retain the traditional flavor of the traditional Yang style Taiji sword form. It is a great foundation for beginners.
Class starts on April 21st, 2018, every Saturday, 3-4pm.
Upcoming New Qigong ClassQigong most often refers to the art and science of using breath, posture, movement, and/or sound to cleanse, refine, accumulate and circulate Qi in the body.Through the cultivation and regulation of body, mind, breathing, and vocalization, our resistance to disease, adaptability to the external environment, and immunity to pathogenic influences is strengthened. With a strong immune system, diseases are prevented, creating a state of super health, vitality, and youthfulness for the practitioner. Qigong class will be covering varies types of Qigong such us Health Maintenance, Daoist and Buddhist Qigong
Sat Health Qigong class starts on July 21st, 2018, Sat, 2-3pm Thur Health Qigong class starts on July 5th, 2018, Thur, 5-6pm
Fri One-Year Daoist Qigong starts on Feb 2nd, 2018, Fri 5:30-6:30pm. It is a ONE-YEAR Daoist Qigong class starts when minimum number of registrants of 30 is met. The Daoist Qigong Cultivation Class mainly revolves around the Cultivation of Traditional Internal Elixir（内丹) and the Double Cultivation of Body and Spirit （性命双修）.The class begins with an introduction of several breathing techniques with a goal of building and strengthening Qi in the Dantian and to prepare one for Cosmic Circulation（周天循环 ). Then it moves to the Cultivation of Spirit (性功修炼）which includes methods such as “Golden Light”, “Gathering Light”, “Big Dipper”, “Initiating the Spirit”, “Gather Together the Five Elements”（攒簇五行）、“Harmonizing Four Phases”（合和四象） “Regulating the Spirit Light”, “Nurturing the Original Spirit”, “Letting Out the Original Spirit”, “Returning of the Original Spirit”, etc. “Cultivation of the Physical Body” that will be introduced in class including methods such as “Reflect Back of the Spirit on Dantian”, “Embryonic Breathing”, “Gathering Herbs (obtains internal essence)”, etc. These are methods that aim to train oneself moving out of the form and into the formless（出有入無). The for mentioned methods are merely a small part of of the essence of “Daoist Qigong Cultivation” which has had a history of thousands of years, and they serve to help one obtain Pre-Heaven Essence, strengthen the body, maintain health, regain youth and ultimately build a strong foundation for yet higher level cultivations.