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About Us

Vision and Mission of 1MindBodyFitness

Established in the 1980s as Sui Lum Kung Fu School and formally named the International Kim-Loong Wushu Centre in 1990, our legacy thrives as the rebranded 1MindBodyFitness. Serving both local and global clients, we, at IKLWCentre, deliver top-tier Martial Arts training and Chinese Medicine treatment. Founded by the dynamic duo Jeff and Amanda Lan, joined by their accomplished children Jefferson and Anahita Lan, we’ve impacted thousands by seamlessly merging the science of Chinese Medicine with authentic Kung Fu teachings. Our diverse styles encompass Shaolin, Tai Chi, Wing Chun, Qigong, and Sanda. Join us on a transformative journey to holistic well-being.

Health Qigong Federation

President and Vice President and coach of the IHQF and CHQA Beijing China

Deputy Speaker Parliament

The Honourable Deputy Speaker; Letchasa Tsenoli joins us along with the Chinese Consulate representatives for World Health Qigong Day in Cape Town Company Gardens.

Our Teacher

Liang Dong Sheng played a key role in putting our organisation and South Africa on the Chinese martial arts and medicine map.

Mauritius & South Africa

Since the 1990s we have been forging ties with the Chinese Cultural Centre and Mauritius to assist us to navigate the socio-politics of SA.

Siu Lum Kung Fu School

We started to teach hired venues during apartheid in the 1980s; not bothering about the status quo at the time. 

Kung Fu Federation SA

IKLWCentre becomes a key player in linking Kuoshu to the Kung Fu Federation of South Africa. Representatives; President – James van Blerk, IKLWCentre- Dr Jeff Lan and Kuoshu Taiwan Dr Lin Feng Chao.

Guangdong Prov Donation

Sifu Liang Dong Sheng gets a donation to IKLWCentre from the Guangdong Cultural Department. Consulate general, his wife, and staff are in attendance.

Dr Lin Feng-Chao Joins Us

Dr Lin was an unknown in Cape Town when he started to teach Jeff and his student Micheal Lan Yang Tai Chi. This was a demo in Cavendish Square.

1st SAWF Competition

Our team’s 1st attendance of a SAWF competition and we walkedat away with the Presidents Cup (Jefferson Lan) and loads of medals.

China Honoured Guest

Always a pleasure to visit China and meet amazing martial artist-turned-business people.

Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine and martial arts go hand in hand and meeting reputable proffesors and doctors is part of the training.

Collab Mauritius & SA

1991 Twin Clubs – Golden Lion Circle, Port Louis Mauritius and IKLWCentre Cape Town South Africa

Shandong Qufu Province

Meeting China’s former top-performing wushu players turned business men. What an honor to be among legends.

Health Qigong Masters

Meeting China’s Health Qigong Masters. Ba Duan Jin, Yi Jin Jing and Liu Tze Jue in Beijing China.

Duan Merit Beijing

Now and then we need to travel to China to upgrade and merit our skills and abilities under our peers.

1st Instructors Mauritius

Constant training and evaluations maintain our skill sets; instructors join in on training camps.


To guide clients on a profound journey of self-discovery, wellness, and empowerment. By delivering transformative experiences that preserve life’s essence, combining the elegance of Kung Fu, the tranquillity of Qigong, and the mindfulness of Tai Chi. Through our unique blend, we aspire to nurture life-preservation well-being, to enable a harmonious and balanced life.


Transform Lives Globally: At 1MindBodyFitness, we embrace our legacy as pioneers since 1990, evolving from the Int Kim-Loong Wushu Centre – IKLWCentre. A beacon of holistic well-being, harmonizing ancient wisdom and modern needs. Is to inspire individuals locally and globally to achieve optimal vitality, balance, and harmony through the integration of Chinese Medicine, Kung Fu, Qigong, and Tai Chi.

Yoga Teachers

Teaching Re-Union yoga teachers about Qigong practices.

Tai Chi Demo

Showcasing Tai Chi Quan to the public back in the 1990s

Dragon Dance

Our organisation was the first to do Dragon and Lion Dance in Cape Town for Dragon Boat Festivals and Chinese New Year celebrations.

Mouille Point Kung Fu

Teaching our students from all backgrounds and orientations in Cape Town during the days of apartheid.

IKLWCentre Chinese NY

IKLWCentre (owners Dr Jeff Lan and Amanda Lan) introduced Dr. Lin Feng-Chao to the public during the celebration of Chinese New Year.

China Delegation Visit

An official delegation from Beijing China visited IKLWCentre (owners Dr Jeff Lan and Amanda Lan) to promote Health Qigong and Kung Fu in Cape Town.

Mauritius Training Camp

as Mauritius of facilitated visits to Mauritus as well as Beijing China for instructor training programs.

The Forbidden City China

An excursion post training camps in Beijing China for instructor training programs.

China Training Camp

One of the training camps in Beijing China for instructor training programs.

Special Invitations

One of our privileges is to be invited to exclusive instructor training programs.

Old Centre

Our 2nd permanent venue in 12 Loop Street CBD Cape Town for over 10 years.


1MindBodyFitness Ancient Practices for Modern Living – Chinese Medicine, Kung Fu, Qigong & Tai Chi


Jeff Lan, Sifu Liang, Amanda Lan

Our Origins

1MindBodyFitness implements Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and Qigong to connect and positively influence the body’s physical responses. Founded in 1990, the International Kim-Loong Wushu Centre (IKLWC) has been providing quality Martial Arts training and Chinese Medicine treatment. Founded by husband and wife team Jeff and Amanda Lan; later to be joined by son Jefferson Lan and daughter Anahita Lan. Over the years assisting 1000s of students and patients, through the integration of the science of Chinese Medicine into the ancient authentic classical knowledge systems of the Kung Fu Teachings. Offering a variety of styles such as Shaolin, Tai Chi, Wing Chun, Qigong, Sanda. Working with international organizations to assist locals to international standards. The start of a journey of growth, collaboration, and development; with on-the-ground trial and error. Collaborative assistance from nationally and internationally associated and accredited Chinese medicine as well as martial art practitioners and institutions; allowed the navigation of regulatory adherence and protocols. Experience and time spent actively involved within community projects and training amplified the need for development locally.  Topics dealt with include treatment, diet, exercise, self-defense, meditation, coping skills for modern-day ailments, as well as lifestyle adjustment.

classic qigong

Co-Founder, Coach and TCM Doctor

Dr. Jeff Lan

Dr. Jeff Lan; also holds the title”master” (shīfu 師傅/师傅) or sīfu; is qualified as a registered acupuncture practitioner & doctor of Chinese medicine. Studied Chinese medicine and mentored by renowned martial arts and Chinese medicine teacher and practitioner, Dr. Lin Feng-Chao. Both playing key roles in legitimizing Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in South Africa. Furthered his studies with the Beijing Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture Institute, Beijing with honors. He undertakes a continuous study to this day. Excels in martial arts to balance the health perspective, certified 9th Dan World Organisations of Wushu KungFu Masters & honorary 6th dan Health Qigong technical 4th degree certified Instructor, Beijing, China. This assists with his ability to treat his patient on a deeper understanding and continue to heal once completing treatment sessions with him.  Teaching students authentic, classical lineage-based knowledge, he shared these “Secret Chinese Treasures” with an appreciative audience over many years. Dr./Shirfu Jeff Lan is a practitioner of Authentic ancient knowledge systems of Chinese Martial Arts and Medicine and runs workshops catering to as wide an audience as possible. Topics are broad-spectrum health and lifestyle management and deal with topics which include treatment, diet, exercise, meditation, and coping skills for modern-day ailments

health qigong monkey

Co-Founder Coach and Creative

Amanda Lan

Co-founder of  International Kim-Loong Wushu Centre (IKLWC); a textile designer by profession heads up her own business as a Creative Entrepreneur specializing in product and services as well as strategic implementation and visionary business development. Amanda Lan was born into sport, and trained in judo with her father; excelling as a WP sprint, javelin, and discus athlete at a young age. Trained ballet but found martial arts as a fighter more appealing. Discovered Kung Fu at the age of 18 years and have never looked back since. Her training roots lay within the ancient authentic classical knowledge systems of Kung Fu; such as Shaolin, Tai Chi, and Wing Chun. But her passion was honed within the studies of Qigong, Tiger, Sanda, Chinese Dance, and Lion, Dragon Dance Drumming.  Her specialty is Health Qigong, Yuan Qi (QE Yoga) Woman Specific Qigong, and Kung Fu Stretching. She has lived the dream of training in China and Mauritius to improve her knowledge and has earned her internationally certified coach earning merit as a Health Qigong Technical Degree Certified Instructor 4th Dan and 7th Dan Shaolin and Sanda. She sits on the SA Health Qigong Association as vice president, heads up liaison, and international developments and training with International Health Qigong Federation IHQF; and is accredited to teach, adjudicate and merit students.

In -Person and Online Courses and Events

1MindBodyFitness Health is a holistic wellness destination, offering a transformative fusion of ancient practices, Chinese Medicine, Kung Fu, Qigong, & Tai Chi.


Developed and researched Integrated Ancient Chinese Healing Art over 20 years of research. Published Tui Na & De Da book & DVD along with a 2nd edition published later. Preserving ancient authentic Shaolin martial arts knowledge a book and DVD as published on the Tan Tui also referred to as the Twelve Spring Legs system inherited from his dragon style master. QE bracelet the brainchild of Dr. Jeff Lan* who spent years in research to develop a concept that encompasses the principles of Chinese medicine, philosophy, and exercise that does not advocate “miracle health” but rather allows the process of Inspiration toward health. Implementing his experiences achieved over the years while treating and training to effect this concept feng shui for the body & mind – Qi Equilibrium is born. Capturing the classical knowledge and unique treasures is one of few remaining classical teachers, Dr. Jeff Lan will ensure that this heritage is not lost to modernization and ignorance.

Active and Powerful Choices to Gain or Maintain an Optimal Level of Overall Health and Longevity.

Tai Chi & Qigong Self Care

Daoist Martial Art  & Medicine Evolved