Shifu Wang Bo
Wang Bo was born in a rural village of Shandong Province, China on November 2, 1989. The family relocated to the Shaolin village on Mount Song in central Henan Province, home to the Shaolin Temple, a Chán Buddhist monastery built in 495 A.D., considered to be the birthplace of Shaolin Kung Fu and associated with many other Chinese Martial Arts. At age 8, his father enrolled Wang and his brother to live in the temple amongst the monks.
Wang studied Monkey style Kung Fu under Shifu Shi Yongxin, now abbot of the temple. At age 11, he began performing in the world tour of the Shaolin Wheel of Life show with the Shaolin Performing Arts Troupe. Touring for three years throughout Europe, Australia, Canada and the United States, then becoming the troupe leader and director. At age 20, with the blessing of the Shaolin Temple, he relocated to the South Bay of Los Angeles in Southern California where he now lives and trains.
Wang Bo has performed for world dignitaries such as Queen Elizabeth II, Henry Kissinger, Vladimir Putin and the King of Spain Juan Carlos.