Shifu Yan Lei began his martial arts life at the age of fourteen when he began his training at the Shaolin Temple in China. His Master, the Shaolin Abbot, Shi Yong Xin gave him the name Lei – meaning thunder – and he became a 34th generation fighting disciple. When he was eighteen he travelled to different Kung Fu schools to learn additional Kung Fu and Qigong skills from famous masters. At the age of twenty-eight he was invited to the West to open a Shaolin Temple in London. Shifu Yan Lei is famous for his Iron Shirt Qigong, which was tested by scientists at the Science Museum. Shifu Yan Lei is the author of Instant Health: The Shaolin Qigong Workout For Longevity, and the new book,Instant Health: The Shaolin Kung Fu Workout. He is among the most respected and sort after teachers of authentic Qigong and Kungfu. Thousands of people all over the world have benefited from his Shaolin Warrior series of DVDs, which offer a graded path to mind and body wellness. He teaches private classes and seminars around the world. He also plays a martial artist in the feature film The Turtle And The Sea.