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Train your body and mind to achieve your highest potential



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Our goal is to spread true fitness through the Shaolin Arts to anyone willing to embrace their own inner light and train to achieve their true potential.  We are proud to be certified by the Shaolin Wahnam School of Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit and we are humbled to be able to carry on his tremendous mission of spreading these traditional arts to the world.

We truly believe Sifu Wong shines a light of peace and joy on this world and we are honored to spread that light as far as we can.



Shaolin Kung Fu & TaiJiChuan Instructor / Sifu Chris Didyk
Cosmos Chi Kung & TaJiChuan Instructor / Sifu Christina Didyk

Classes & Workshops

All Classes located at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Mirror Lake.

100 Mirror Lake Drive N St Petersburg, Fl 33703

Restoring Health Class

18 Lohan Hands 7-8 PM

First, Second & Third Tuesday

Feb-Sept 2018

The 18 Lohan Hands techniques come alive with a Heart to Heart transmission of the skills needed for a successful flowing energy practice.  Learn the skills, the theory and the direct practical experience and get healthier every single day.  

This is for fresh beginners and advanced students as well! No experience? Just email me.

Building Vitality Class

18 Lohan Arts 6-7 PM

First, Second & Third Tuesday

Feb-Sept 2018

Strength, Balance, Flexibility and Zen.  The 18 Lohan Arts are a bridge between gentle Chi Kung exercises and powerful Shaolin stance training and skills.  Take your practice to the next level and increase your physical, energetic and mental strength and balance.

At least one year of Cosmos Chi Kung practice required. 

Golden Bridge Shaolin Force Training

Workshop 6-8pm

March 27, 2018

Learn this ultimate technique from Shaolin Kung Fu to generate a powerful flow of energy, build energetic force over the entire body for physical and spiritual strength. Strengthen your body and grow your bank of energy at Dan Tian.  Experience a truly transformative exercise.

At least one year of Chi Kung required unless invited to attend.

Contact Us

Please let us know you are interested.  We like details like past experience, current interests and future aspirations.  

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classes at

100 Mirror Lake Dr N

St petersburg, Fl 33701


Paradigm Shift

 Photo by photonewman/iStock / Getty Images

Photo by photonewman/iStock / Getty Images


Those of us born in the West get taught a specific paradigm of disease that encompasses some understanding of biology; we have muscles, bones, joints and tendons and organs and a brain, and all of these can get sick or cause us pain and suffering.  We may "know" we have hormones and neurotransmitters and genes and life experiences all of which may cause us to be sick or in pain if there are too many or too little to go around.  We may believe that there is very little we can do to alter these substances or events other than taking medication or trying a diet or talking to someone who knows more about these areas like a doctor of the body or mind.


From my perspective this representation of the human condition is only one paradigm, or way of thinking of disease.  A single perspective can only offer answers within that way of thinking and may miss opportunities that only exist within a different perspective on physics, biology and the human condition.  In some traditional perspectives on medicine, like Chi Kung Theory and Traditional Chinese medicine, the most fundamental aspect of our physiology and biology - is flowing energy.  This energy movement ensures the continued functioning and renewal and restoration of all tissues and is ultimately intertwined with our thoughts.  In this system the constant repetitive nature of useless or even worrisome and negative intellectual thoughts has a  profound effect on our physical and mental wellbeing.  


Modern physics in the West has finally caught up with the ancient Chinese understanding of the Cosmology of Physiology.  What?  The nature of the Cosmos (Universe) is the same as the nature of the Human Being.  We are flowing energy creating mass, continuously growing, renewing and disintegrating in a never ending cycle.


Not only do we continuously renew and regenerate the very cells in our body all the time, our lives also follow this path of growth and we can in fact renew and even reinvent ourselves every day - or truly in any moment. 


This is why we need this system of "medicine" or "healing" that enables us to directly address this "energy" body we are made of in the Traditional Chinese paradigm.  More importantly it allows us to develop the innate skill of self regeneration by harnessing the power of our deeper Mind, not just our intellect.  Chi Kung teaches us the skill of letting go of the Western representation of muscles and nerves that plague us with pain - Calming the Mind and Opening the Heart to release the trapped energy and tension anywhere in the body and encouraging a healthier flow of energy through the area. Treating the root cause in this perspective we eliminate the "symptoms" experienced due to this blockage to flowing energy.  Regardless of whether the blockage is due to stress and tension tightening muscles or trauma injuring nerves or even poor diet, enhancing the amount and the flow of energy through the body will restore it to optimal functioning.


My Sifu always says "Life is a meaningful flow of Chi".  The practice of Chi Kung is how we work on developing and growing this flow both within our bodies and throughout our lives and relationships ensuring happiness and health for a long time.  


If you understand that a paradigm can be validated by its results - and you believe Western physicists that describe the reality of our "energy" being influenced by our mind and thoughts.   (It is well known now that a particle can be a wave or a point depending on how the experimenter thinks of it.)  Then you learn that ancient masters understood this concept and developed a system to train the mind to control the energy - that gives clear and consistent results of health and happiness. So, wouldn't you be interested in learning this simple, direct and effective way of restoring yourself naturally in an enjoyable 10 minute daily practice?  


As for me, oh yeah.