Reuben Starishevsky has a PhD in Psychology from Columbia University. He has practiced privately for over 30 years and is continuing today. He has been an honorary President of the Association for Chinese American Enrichment, Inc since 1996. He was the Director of the Counseling and Psychological Center at Hofstera University for over 25 years, which he left in 1990.
Daoist name: Chong Xu -15th Generation Wudang Sanfeng Disciple, 26th Generation Longmen Sect
Tim Bruewer has studied Chinese martial arts since the age of five and his first taiji class at age 10. Mr. Bruewer has trained in Daoism and Daoist practices such as Qigong, Taiji, Meditation and more with Master Chen since 2002. He has an extensive background in Chinese medicine and culture and offers the following classes and seminars and has lectured at some of the top Universities in the Midwest including University of Missouri, Washington University and St. Louis University
Dr. David B. Axelrod has performed and taught at literally hundreds of venues, internationally, including at the United Nations and for the American Library Association and the Key West Literary Seminars. He has given lectures and workshops around the world on the healing power of writing and ways to focus chi toward greater creativity. Dr. Axelrod has studied Eastern culture and philosophy, Buddhism and Daoism since his teens. He has advised, worked and studied with Tseng Yun-Xiang (Master Chen) since 1991, and is an Elder (Senior Advisor) on the Board of DaoUSA.
Karen McDonald is a certified WuDang Tai Chi/Qi Gong instructor and "Long Men 26th Generation Chong" Daoist practitioner. Her continuing studies as a Priest in training (Gui Yi), under the tutelage of Master Yun-Xiang Tseng over the past ten years, include many forms of Qi Gong and Tai Chi, Yi Jing, Feng Shui, Numerology, External Qi Healing, wedding ceremonies, clearings and blessings for new homes and businesses.