To support the practice of Shaolin Kung Fu, Taiji, Qigong and Zen Meditation for everyone, without obstacles, through financial assistance and instructional programming.


That people of all ages, ethnicities, and religious backgrounds achieve their full human potential through these practices. By doing so, we create a diverse and inclusive training environment that reflects a harmonious society.


While we study the philosophy and martial arts of Shaolin Chan, Daoist and Soto Zen Buddhist teachings to guide our implementation, people of all faiths are welcomed. We instruct individuals with very diverse backgrounds. We do not persuade students to change their belief systems. We encourage conversation about the relevancy of these practices to all belief systems and ways of life.

Local Partners

Warrior’s Path recognizes the complexity of Shaolin Kung Fu, Taiji, Qigong and Zen Meditation study. We collaborate with other practitioners, scholars, and facilities to utilize their wealth of experience. By integrating existing programs, Warrior’s Path focuses on the holistic practitioner experience, developing individualized methods to fill in gaps in the curriculum.

Taiji In Chicago

teaches Taiji, exploring individual conscious perfection through physical immersion, internal investigation, and connectedness to your environment.

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate

is a Soto Zen Buddhist Temple leading weekly meditation programs along with extended meditation retreats steeped in Zen Buddhist Temple services and practices.

HealthKick Kung Fu

is a Shaolin martial arts program for adults, teens and children. The curriculum focuses on the physical fitness and practical defense of Shaolin training, and explores the deeper spirituality that is believed to lie underneath its physicality.

HealthKick Kung Fu
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate
Taiji In Chicago