A cultural anthropologist, I speak Mandarin Chinese and hold a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley. I began my journey in the Chinese healing in 1995 with study in tai chi, qigong and Buddhist meditation. I am a private student of ZY Qigong Grandmaster Xu Mingtang and have completed post graduate training with him at Shaolin Monastery in China and traveled with him worldwide as his apprentice.
As the founding Board President of ZY Qigong, a non-profit organization, I am dedicated to bringing teachings, practice, wisdom and mastery of qigong to people of all ages and cultures. I am also currently a student of Dr. Zhao Fuxue, one of China's 85 top-level certified Chinese Medicine doctors specializing in Chinese medical massage, acupressure, tuina, and his lineage's "Dian Xue" technique. I also served as Dr. Zhao's interpreter while he taught and saw clients in the U.S. I offer wellness treatments and private qigong consultation.