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  • The Dance

    The Dance is inspired by the harmonious balance of opposing elements and the magic of their interaction. This piece is very personal to me as it embodies the essence of all arts that I have learned and practice – natural movement, stillness, balance, and transformation. The image came to me when when I inherited my…

  • Integrated Living & Well-Being

    Private presentation on integrated living and well-being that focused on clarity, communication, and stress management. This event was part of a 2 day work retreat for US Aid. It was a true honor and pleasure to be able to share my work with such wonderful people. Special thanks to Cristina Olive for inviting me to…

  • Swordsmanship Camp

    12 consecutive nights of training that explored the spectrum of swordsmanship from survival to spiritual cultivation. Each night built upon the previous and covered posturing, movements, applications, principles, philosophies, and history. The workshop took place from December 26, 2016 to January 6, 2017 and included a special new year’s blessing that consisted of the offering…


Patience, timing, and precision… these are the characteristics of a snake that are the keys to a prosperous year.   This is a challenge for my Chinese zodiac animal… the tiger. Snakes and tigers possess the same traits but are polar opposites in their embodiment.  Snakes can chill outside a mouse hole for days before striking……

My friend and student Ray Silos brought his giant ring (aka a cyr wheel) to my Bagua class one day to share how he applies his (Bagua) training to his profession as a circus performer.  I gotta say that the video really does NOT do his craft justice… What an experience when seen live!  Wow!……

One of the scariest moments of my life happened at a closed door SWAT team workshop that I did in Gilbert, AZ.  I was demonstrating some applications of the basic movements of bagua… how functional surfaces come to be by simply keeping the integrity of the form.  At the end of the progression my forearm…


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