Practice Kung Fu as an act of compassion toward the self. Kung Fu nourishes the body and purifies the mind so they can be seen as one. As compassion toward the self grows, compassion toward others also grows.
Practice Kung Fu forms as an act of awareness. I'm aware of my hands and feet moving, I'm aware of body shifting, I am aware of my breath in coordination with my movements. As awareness grows, awareness for all beings grows.
Awareness and compassion, body and mind, heaven and earth, Kung Fu and Zen, there is no separation.
Kung Fu and Zen
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Sifu Alex Lamas is a Kung Fu and Tai Chi instructor in Westchester and the Bronx, NY and has been Involved with the martial arts since the age of 12. In 1996 Sifu Alex Lamas entered the Fu Jow Pai system of Kung Fu under Master Shue Yiu Kwan. In 2001 he became an instructor at Kwan’s Kung Fu and is a current member of the Kwan’s Kung Fu Chinese Lion Dance Team.