Coronavirus Covid – 19
Update: 2oth March 2020
We announced that all of our face-to-face classes are cancelled following the Government’s guidance to close all leisure businesses. We want to do our part to combat the Covid-19 epidemic and keep as many people as safe as possible. As a response to these measures, UK Shaolin Temple is moving its training content online. Initially, we will be using our UK Shaolin Temple closed group on facebook to deliver livestream classes, courses, and tutorials. MyUKST will be a service covering all the content you love, including Kung Fu, San Da, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Meditation, Mindfulness and others. We will deliver themed classes, breakdown of forms, individual technique tutorials, guides for exercise and stretches, FAQs, and much more. Soon, we will start to load more content onto the video streaming platform called Vimeo (while continuing to use Facebook). We will release more information about the Vimeo platform within the coming weeks. This new initiative will be inspired by your needs, and we will heavily involve you in the creation of its content. We are very eager and excited to get things going.
Looking ahead, we know that for many of you, the future is unknown and we too will face a dangerous and uncertain future as a small business. Therefore, we would sincerely appreciate if you continue to support UK Shaolin Temple using whatever options are available to you. Your training fees, and any donations, are our main source of income and they could make all the difference to our stability in the future.
We also sincerely ask for your patience, as we work hard to navigate this unprecedented situation, and make monumental shifts in our content and delivery. We will provide updates of any major developments to our services as we go. We are also developing further guidance on how our new delivery methods will impact all areas of our UKST training programmes, and other services. We will be releasing updates to members by email and more generic updates will be visible on our main webpage.
Finally, please be responsible for others and for yourself. Follow the Government’s guidance (for links please see here). Practice good hygiene, do exercise whatever you can, eat healthy, be kind to yourself and to others, and keep your mind calm. Over the years, UKST has provided a space which has nurtured and supported many of you through your personal struggles. Now, we pledge that we will continue to be a source of inspiration and positivity.
Please stay safe and positive, we are here for you.
- Gov.uk, to see the latest government policy and advice
- NHS.uk, to see the latest UK-specific health advice
- Full Fact, to make sure the information you’re seeing online is accurate
- Mind, to get advice on how to manage any stress or anxiety that you may be feeling right now