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Learn the Shaolin Arts at Home

If you'd prefer to not attend outdoor classes, or want a head-start, try our home training program.

Shaolin Arts Online - $39

Have a drive. Have a focus. Have a practice.
The first week eases you in and warms you up. The 2nd and 3rd weeks become increasingly more intense and active. End your month by cooling down and coming into the moment with tai chi, and reflecting on what you've learned or how you've changed.

Get started down the path of Shaolin martial arts!

  • Distilled from our traditional martial art training
  • Systematically organized into a one-month curriculum
  • 3-4 specific work outs per week
  • Move at your own pace
  • Learn the basics in the privacy of your own home.
  • Try the free fitness video below: 12 minutes of HIIT, cool-downs, stretches, and a brief meditation.
  • 68% off original value of in-studio training ($120)

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The best time to start a traditional martial art is 10 years ago. The second best time is NOW!

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The Way of Shaolin Martial Arts

Shaolin martial arts were developed in a collection of Buddhist and Daoist temples in China. The arts were designed to promote health and longevity, first and foremost, while simultaneously allowing the monks to protect themselves. 

New Orleans Shaolin offers a continuation of these ancient arts into modern day with high-quality instruction in several weekly classes.

Shaolin Kung Fu

  • belt-ranking system through the Shaolin-Do curriculum 
  • powerful striking and kicking
  • hands-on applications
  • forms from many styles: tiger, white crane, mantis, drunken boxing
  • weapons training: staff, nunchaku, sword
  • bodyweight strength training
  • safe sparring
  • cool-downs and meditation

Tai Chi (taijiquan)

  • gentle flowing movements
  • standing meditation
  • body scans
  • qigong

Self Defense Fitness

  • basic strikes and kicks
  • basic hands-on applications
  • conditioning
  • cool-downs and meditation

Kids Kung Fu - focus on fun and fitness

Like the monks of the Shaolin Temple, we use martial arts training to benefit not only our physical strength, but our internal fortitude as well. 

Get Started with our 3-class Trial Week. Only $20!

Train the Body, Mind, and Spirit

Living in New Orleans, we need a positive space in our lives to work on improving ourselves and restoring our spirits in a healthy and supportive atmosphere.

Our martial arts program offers a time-tested, structured path to:

  • strength
  • mindfulness
  • efficient use of energy
  • health
  • fitness
  • agility
  • renewed self-confidence
  • personal safety

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Friendly, Supportive, Inclusive

We know martial arts can sometimes seem intimidating or macho, but at New Orleans Shaolin, we strive to make our studio a place where all people, especially those marginalized in broader society, can feel welcome and safe as they work to empower and cultivate themselves.

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Personal Training

New Orleans Personal Training for Martial Arts, Self-Defense, Kettlebells, Fitness, and Meditation.

Personal training sessions can be customized to your goals and needs, and scheduled at your convenience. Scheduling regular sessions with your trainer will help you prioritize fitness in your weekly routine, and motivate you to follow through in caring for yourself and your health.

Recovery Dharma is an abstinence-based peer-led program of empowerment. Our program uses Buddhist practices and principles such as meditation, self-inquiry, compassion, and community as tools for recovery and healing.

Our meetings are free and open to anyone interested in recovery from addiction of all kinds.

No meditation experiences is necessary.

Saturday and Sunday, 6-7pm @ New Orleans Shaolin

This is an approach to recovery that understands: “All beings have the power and potential to free themselves from suffering.”