PRESENTERS AT THE 2024 WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG SUMMIT

Lama Tantrapa

Lama Tantrapa is the lineage holder of Tibetan Shamanic Qigong, aka. Qi Dao, the founder of Academy of Qi Dao, and pioneer of Qigong Coaching. In addition to producing and co-hosting this summit, he is offering a presentation on Manifesting Abundance with Qigong Coaching, which also happens to be the topic of the post-conference workshop that you are encouraged to sign up for.

Dr. Lee Holden

Lee Holden has studied and taught with globally respected wellness experts Mantak Chia and Deepak Chopra, facilitating seminars, writing books, and teaching in the US, Europe, and Asia. He offers classes in Tai Chi, Qigong, Yoga, Meditation, and also teaches at the Five Branches Institute of Chinese Medicine. He is the founder of Holden Qigong.

Mingtong Gu

Mingtong Gu is the founder of The Chi Center in New Mexico and creator of Wisdom Healing Qigong. He earned his BA in Math from Hangzhou University and MA in Math from University of California at San Diego. He earned an MFA from Ohio State University and taught at Columbus College of Art and Design. Since 2008, he has trained and educated thousands of students through his seminars and retreats.

Cathy Mu

Cathy Mu is a highly respected, award-winning Qigong master who teaches holistic self-healing and self-empowerment practices locally in the San Francisco Bay Area and globally via online courses. She has been passionately sharing her secrets to “having it all” for a truly healthy, wealthy, happy, fulfilled, and meaningful life.

Dr. Kevin Chen

Dr. Kevin Chen is a professor emeritus at University of Maryland School of Medicine; a visiting professor in Shenzhen University; and deputy secretary general of the World Academic Society of Medical Qigong. He holds an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers University. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts in academic journals. In 2020, he was listed as the World’s Top 2% of Scientists 2020 in the "Life-long Science Influence List".

Dr. Symeon Rodger

Dr. Symeon’s more sedate side has expressed itself as a university professor, a bestselling author on ancient traditions and a priest in the Eastern Christian tradition.  On the more edgy side, he’s a martial arts expert, an emergency management expert and has been trained in counter-terrorism by veterans of the US and Israeli special forces.

Teresa Yeung

Teresa Yeung is a lineage holder of Grandmaster Weizhao Wu’s Qigong, also known as Wu’s Eye Qi Gong® which has successfully helped millions of people. She is a speaker, remote healer and three times bestselling author.  She founded two Qigong schools training remote energy healers.

Natan Verkhovsky

Natan Verkhovsky is a 2 times best selling author as well as the Founder, Director and head instructor over at the Essential Academy, a not-for-profit, private educational community of coaches and healers. He has been an Energy Coach since 1997, having more than 15,000 people go through his systems, books and courses in the past 3 decades, including Cirque du Soleil acrobats, Olympians, and national sports teams from around the world.

Philip Lai

Qigong and Kung fu Master Philip Lai is the Founder and President of the Philip Lai Qi Gong Association. He has been practicing Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 50 years. He is also a certified Naturotherapist with over 20 years of experience using herbal medicine and Chinese Massage to heal competitive sports and Mixed Martial Arts injuries.

Marisa Cranfill

Marisa Cranfill is the founder of YOQI® Yoga + Qigong. Frequent trips to Asia as a child inspired Marisa to study academically and work there for over 20 years. While living in China and Thailand she received direct transmission from Qigong masters, nuns and healers in both the Buddhist and Taoist traditions. The YOQI® method removes energy blockage, and promotes self-healing and spiritual insight.

Gregg Wagstaff

Gregg Wagstaff is a Senior Instructor for the Da Yan / Wild Goose Qigong Association (HQ). He trained under Master Chan Kim Fung (Hong Kong) and Master Wang Tai Li (Beijing). He is the creator of the Da Yan Academy - teaching authentic Wild Goose Qigong online and in-person. Gregg is also a UK certified Acupuncturist & Tui Na practitioner, now living in New Zealand.

Dr. George Love

Dr. George Xavier Love, Jr. is an Oriental Medicine Physician, a scholar, warrior, and priest. He healed himself from weight loss through nutritional healing, acupressure, rational-emotive therapy, and spiritual healing with medicine Buddha meditation. Professor John Lee named George Zhen Wu and appointed him the 13th lineage holder of Qing Lung (Blue Dragon) Qigong in 1985.

Dr. Juli Kramer

Dr. Juli Kramer is a certified Qigong instructor with a diploma in Chinese Medicine Nutritional Therapy and various certificates in Chinese medicine. Additionally, she offers Chinese medicine face reading consultations to aid in personal growth and development. Dr. Kramer holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction and Counseling Psychology. She рesearchеs  the significance of establishing nurturing and innovative learning environments.

Tevia Feng

Tevia Feng is the founder of White Tiger Qigong, a system that merges ancient Qigong with cutting-edge science. From an early age, Tevia engaged with the healing potentials of Qigong, motivated by his recovery from a car accident and overcoming chronic illness. His experiences in a Chinese Medicine and Qigong clinic in China inspired him to dedicate his life to sharing the power of Qi. At White Tiger Qigong, Tevia advocates for a holistic approach that integrates body, mind, and spirit with the latest scientific research to empower people to achieve wellness and spiritual growth.

Brian Trzascos

Brian Trzaskos, PT, LMT, SBMC, CSCS, CMP, MI-C, is the President of NEW Health Inc. and co-creator of the somatic, trauma-sensitive Sensation-Based Motivation Coaching method. Brian has extensive experience in diverse settings ranging from working at the world-renowned Craig Hospital for TBI and SCI Rehabilitation, operating his own integrative wellness center in Upstate New York, and directing Somatic Coaching Academy.

Ilona Selke

Ilona Selke is a Consciousness Catalyst and Manifestation Mentor. She is an international bestselling author, seminar leader, musician, and CEO of Living From Vision and has built the Shambala seminar center in Bali. She has written five books and co-authored with Brian Tracy the bestselling book Success Blueprint as well as The Big Secret with Jack Canfield.

Loren Johnson

Loren Johnson has taught evolution arts since 1998, including Tao Yoga, Kundalini Tantra and Thai Relationship Empowerment Massage. He is a Licensed Acupuncturist and senior 2 Universal Healing Tao instructor, specializing in medical and martial Qigong, relationship practices, advanced Tao Inner Alchemy, and Dharmakaya Meditations.

David Beaudry

David Beaudry is a trainer and coach for integrating movement mastery and spiritual evolution. He is the Founder of the Noble Movement Academy. With a degree in psychology, a Master in Medical Qigong, he teaches healers, coaches, therapists, and healers how to harness the power of their body and soul for healing trauma and awakening their unique gifts (and help create soul-level transformation in those they serve).

Zachary Lui

Zachary Lui is a Master of Medical Qigong and a Reiki Master Teacher as well as a Shaman and a Registered Acupuncturist. His background in Martial Arts, includes training in Shaolin Kung fu, Tai Chi Chuan, and Baguazhang. His expertise is in being an educator in Traditional Chinese Medicine, imparting knowledge and fostering growth at several institutions in Canada. 

Sheldon Callahan

Sheldon Callahan is a co-host of our summit and its IT expert. He has over 25 years of experience in Shaolin Kung fu and Qigong that he learned directly from Shaolin Monks and Lama Tantrapa. He serves as the Executive Director of the Shaolin Life program at the Deep Roots Center for Spiritual Studies in Oakland, California.