John C. Platt

John C. Platt has been learning and teaching various Chinese energy arts since 1966. In 1991, he began studying tai chi under various teachers, including Shifu Jiang Jian-Ye, and qigong from Masters Lee Holden and Dr. Yang Jwing Ming. He also holds a Level IV Teacher Certification from the Santa Cruz Chi Center and a Level III Advanced Instructor Certification from the National Qigong Association.

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  • Taking Flight with Soft White Crane Qigong

    According to legend, a great martial arts master of the Crane style named Fang Zhang-Guang taught his daughter the basics of his art. One day she went down to the river to collect water and observed the habits of the white cranes.