ANDRAES, Peter Title: Golf Qi-Gong: Your Guide to Greater Health, Fitness, Agility, Speed,
power, Precision, and Performance
Peter Andraes has fused golf, yoga, meditation, and martial arts since age 9.
He’s trained with Butch Harmon, David Leadbetter, and Earl Woods; received
his master teacher certification from P.G.A. GrandMaster Paul Bertholy; and
has coached amateur, collegiate, and professional champions in +20 countries
including famed Thai/Korean twin prodigies, Aree & Naree Song.
AUNG, Steven (Kyaw Title: Vital Importance of Medical Qigong in Medicine Htut), MD, PHD, OMD, Title: Arts and Medicine: Calligraphy – Healing Energy Through The Brush FAAFP Congress Co-
Chair Pioneer in establishing the first Acupuncture clinic and academic program in
Canada through the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Appointed into the Order
of Canada, recipient of the Physician of the Century Award, President, World
Natural Medicine Foundation; President, Canadian Medical Acupuncture
Society; President, International Buddhist Friends Association; Associate
Clinical Professor, Departments of Medicine and Family Medicine, University of
Alberta; a geriatric and family physician, a TCM practitioner, and teacher; World
Health Organization advisor on acupuncture nomenclature and cancer pain
BAREA, Christina Title: ―Effectively Treating Children with Medical Qigong Therapy‖
Ms. Barea is a Daoist Disciple of the Zheng Yi Sect, Long Hu Shan, Jiangxi
Province, China. She practices and teaches Daoist 5, Primordial Qigong,
Golden Ball, and 8 Silk Brocade Form, and other movements in the South Bay
area. She currently teaching groups at KB Fitness and NEC Electronics in San
BERTOLACINI, Light Show and Disc Jockey of International Reputation Michael
BRISBANE, Frances, Title: ―Qigong/TCM Futuristic Policies & Recommendation Forum‖ Ph.D., Congress Co-
Chair Professor and Dean of the School of Social Welfare, State University of New
York at Stony Brook. She also is Dean of the Black Alcoholism and Addictions
Institute and co-founder of "Counseling and Treating People of Color: An
International Perspective" conference. Dr. Brisbane created the 100% Drug
Free Clubs as a model primary prevention program and developed Project
HOPE(ful) - a Spiritual Healing and Recovery Program. She has written five
books including Dr. C. Browne: A Natural Health Doctor - The Man, His
Medicine, and His Miracles. Her compassion and her love for her fellow human
beings has led her to devote an exceptional amount of time to serve the
community on an international level. Included in this is her fervor in helping
Qigong and traditional Chinese medicine break into mainstream healthcare. http://www.hsc.stonybrook.edu/ssw/
CHIANG, Erlene, LAc, Title: *Dayan Qigong
Erlene Chiang, LAc, PhD offer Traditional Chinese Medicine services to
complement and support the services at the Wen Wu School. An acupuncturist
and herbalist who incorporates healing traditions from China and other Asian
countries. She has won awards for her herbal expertise.
CHOW, Effie, PhD, RN, Title: Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine for Individual and Planetary
LAc, DiplAc (NCCAOM), Health II: An Essential Balance
Title: Love, Gratitude and Honor in Qigong Congress Chair
Title: Holistic Body Mind Spirit Rehabilitation
Founder and President of East West Academy of Healing Arts; co-author of
Miracle Healing From China: Qigong; member on the President’s White House
Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy (WHCCAMP);
travels internationally to see clients and conduct training programs. 2007, the
Editorial Board of the Boardroom Inc., Bottom Line Women’s Health
Publications, and Editorial Board of the prestigious new ―super peer-reviewed
publication ‖The Journal of the Science of Healing Outcomes‖. Also in October,
2007 AAAOM honored her as one of the “Pioneers and Leaders of Oriental
Medicine in the USA”
CHUNG, Lily, Ph.D. Title: Natural Laws, Natural Energy and Natural Healing
Lily Chung has a Ph. D. in urban geography from University of Minnesota, and a
BA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. For almost 20 years, she has
studied cosmic energy (requiring good geography knowledge to be proficient)
and authored 3 books on the subject. Having workshops in Europe, Canada
and mostly in California, with Bay Area as her home base, she has used the
procedure helping thousands of people over the world. She has held a radio
talk show in the Bay Area and a regular column in Asian Week, California
Property, Chinese Times and articles published in other feng shui journals.
EGUCHI, Ryo Title: Shaolin Qi-Gong (including but not limited to ―Ekikinkei‖ and ―Senzuikei‖)
Title: Shaolin Kung Fun (including but not limited to ―Xiaohongquan‖ and
Studying Qi Gong and Kung Fu for the last six years under the diligence of thMaster Qin Xi Ping, the 34 Grand Master of the Songshan Shaolin Temple in
China, Ryo Eguchi comes to this Congress as a representative of the All Japan
Shaolin Temple QiGong Association.
FENG, Alex, LAc, Ph.D, Title: Medical Qigong in Integrative Medical Practice
Title: Spine Care from a TCM Perspective – Part I and II OMD, Congress Co-
A Taoist master and founder of the Zhi Dao Guan Center. The Center focuses
on the teaching and practice of Taoist precepts, internal Chinese martial arts
and healing with traditional Chinese medical practices. He founded Wu Tao
Kuan Martial Arts Institute. His Institute has produced a number of state,
national and international champions in Tai Ji, Wu Shu and Judo/Jujitsu. He is
as well a practitioner of Chinese medicine and is an international lecturer. Dr.
Feng was clinical professor at the Oakland Academy of Chinese Culture and
Health Sciences. He is past president of NCCAOM, a national organization
certifying practitioners of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Asian
FLOREA, Adrian, Title: Qitaky Qigong
Master. Congress Co-
Chair Adrian FLOREA, Qigong Master, founder of Qitaky Qigong in Romania, founder
of the Romanian Institute for the Development of Human Potential - the
Romanian Qitaky Foundation, Founder of the Romanian Qigong Association,
member of the China Association for Traditional Chinese Medicine, member of
the Romanian Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology, teaches courses in
Qigong, Taijiquan, Feng Shui, Chinese food and diet therapy, Tuinaology,
recirculation of sexual energy, healing sounds, martial arts. Weekly radio
program for more than 10 years.
FRIEDMAN, Suzanne, Title: Preparation for Daoist Inner Alchemy: The Medicinal 8 Brocades D.M.Q.
Dr. Suzanne Friedman is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist with masters
and doctorate degrees in medical qigong therapy. She is a YeYoung Qigong &
Neidan master, and the Chair of the Medical Qigong Department at AIMC
Berkeley. Dr. Friedman is the author of three books on qigong.
GERBER, Gregory, Title: Future of Medicine: Bio-Scalar Technology M.D.
Medical Director for EESystem (HI) – Chief of Medicine for Memorial Hermann
SW Hospital, Houston TX; and Medical Director for Physical Medicine &
Rehabilitation for 6 other health care facilities, i.e., continuing care, home
health, medical center in Houston, TX. Faculty for Baylor University Medical
School and U of TX Medical Center in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
HATCH, Deborah Anne Title: 12 Years Debilitating Back Pain Instantaneously Healed with Chow
Worked for Sotheby’s international Auction house for 17 years. 12 years in
New York and then moved to San Francisco to be the Director of the Sotheby’s
office here in SF. For over 10 years I have been Chief Curator of Fine Arts for
the private collection of Ann and Gordon Getty here in San Francisco. Have
completed the 100 hours training by Dr. Effie Chow and volunteered to work
with her patients for about one year.
HAYANO, Sadao, Ph.D. Title: Healing Memory and Demonstration
Reiki and Medical Qigong Therapist for the past 13 years and VP in Natural
Health Organic Farm. He earned his Doctorate from Purdue University and has
published a number of scientific, engineering and subtle energy papers. He
teaches Tai Chi Chuan and Yoga in South Bay.
HOLDEN, Lee, Title: *The Tao in Qigong
Internationally-known instructor from California in the area of meditation, tai chi
and qigong. His best selling instructional DVD has been aired in hundreds of
American Public Broadcasting stations such as PBS. He studied qigong at the
Five Branches Institute in Santa Cruz and was recognized as a Doctor of
Chinese Medicine‖ and is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist with his own
practice in Los Gatos.
HOLE, Linda MD Title: Aloha Qi for Peace, Oneness & Freedom From Pain
Title: Aloha Qi for Peace & Oneness: Angels, Miracles & Making Love Real
Co-founder of QiWay -Way of Spirit, & HUB Founding Arc Angel
JONES, Mr. William Title: *Research on Singing Crystal Tones and Demonstration
(Bill) Vibrational Music for Body and Soul
William Jones, founder of Crystal Tones Crystal Singing Bowls
LI, Ailin, M.D., LA.c. Title: International E-Medicine and China Integrative Medicine System
Title: TCM Application in Clinical Obesity and Anti-Age Medicine in China and
Practiced ObGyn. and acupuncture at the PLA Hospital in Beijing, China.
Project Coordinator for the China National Health and Medical Data Sharing
Project. Director of international Traditional Chinese Medical Education Project.
Acting as liaison and successfully obtained the approval for acceptance of U.S.
OMD degree in China. Vice Director for China NeuroInformatics Association;
Editor of BrainBank Project to maintain neuroinformatics online.
LIN, Shin, Ph.D., Title: Blood is the Mother of Qi: Scientific Measurements and Models
Title: Science-Based Tai Chi and Qigong for Mind-Body Health Congress Co-Chair
Title: Report on the State of Research by NCCAM on the Health Benefits of
Title: The Future of Research and Recommendation Forum
Professor of Cell Biology, Physiology, and Biomedical Engineering at UC
Irvine; Founding Director of the Int’l Alliance of Mind/Body Signaling and Energy
Research; life-long practitioner of Kung Fu/Tai Chi/Qigong and has won
numerous awards in the martial arts field. Dr. Lin is an international expert in
the use of a multidisciplinary approach to study the regulation of the cellular
structure and movement of normal and cancerous cells and is well published
with over 200 publications in leading international journals.
LIU, Chao, Ph.D. Title: *The Six Sounds Qigong
When she was a child she liked traditional Chinese Wu Shu, and learned
Chinese bone setting technology with a traditional Chinese medicine Doctor in
China. She has practiced more than twenty styles of qigong, and particularly the
Six-Sound Qigong for more than twenty years. Her Ph.D. is from Tokyo Denki
University with Prof. Yoshio Machi on the physiological measurement of
regiment qigong and also the Qigong training system with IT technique in both
human body and mind. She facilitates better understanding of traditional qigong
techniques; therefore, more useful for the health industry and alternative
medicine field. She believes that developing human consciousness will be the
most important breakthrough in this century.
LIU, Hui, Master Title: *Dayan Qigong
Master Hui Liu was born in Hobei Province in Northern China. She is a direct
student of Grandmaster Yang Mei Jun since 1980 and has been teaching
Dayan Qigong since 1982. Hui Lui is the co-founder and vice president of the
Wen Wu School of Martial Arts in El Cerrito, California; where the family has a
connecting clinic. She has also been teaching Chinese painting since 1957 in
Taiwan and the U.S. Master Liu has received numerous awards in the
profession of art; in 1985 she won the most accomplished Asian Artist Award in San Francisco. A few years ago she received the El Cerrito Mayor’s award for
best artist; and in 1997 she placed first in an all Asian art types competition at
the El Cerrito Art Show. In 1985 she won first place in a culinary competition at
the Self Help Senior Center in San Francisco Chinatown.
LONG, Qi Fei Master Title: Material Deformation by Intention (Metal Bending with the Mind), Fire
Combustion with Intention, Qi Emission
LONGHURST, John, Title: Acupuncture: Insights Into Its Action On Stress Reduction M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine at University of California, Irvine, and Director of the
Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, Irvine;
Lawrence K. Dodge Chair in Integrative Biology, Associate Dean, Programs and
Development Director, Samueli Center.
MA, Sheng-Xing, M.D., Title: Responses of Nitric Oxide on the Meridians to Acupuncture and
Ph.D. Moxibustion: Towards a Better Understanding of Qigong Mechanisms
Associate Professor and Director, Division of Perinatal Neuroscience, UCLA
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He
serves as a research director and conducted several projects funded by the
National Institute of Health to study the neurobiology mechanisms of
acupuncture and meridian system. Dr. Ma graduated from the Sun Yat-sen
University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China in 1976. He received a
Master’s Degree in Integrated Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western
medicine at the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1982, and
he was awarded a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Iowa in 1991.
MacKAY, Kenneth, Title: Breathing Principles of Cardio Tai-Chi
Ph.D. (with Chi-Hsiu Daniel Weng)
Associate Dean, College of Tai Chi, University of East-West Medicine,
Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University
MAYER, Michael, Title: Qigong and Bodymind Healing: Integrating East and West
Title: Psychotherapy and Qigong: Partners in Healing Ph.D.
Michael Mayer, Ph. D., licensed psychologist, Qigong/Taiji teacher, keynote
speaker, presents at hospitals, conferences, universities. He co-founded an
integrated medical clinic, and authored twelve publications, including peer
reviewed articles. Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy, the latest book in his two-
volume set integrating Qigong with Western self-healing methods, received
endorsements from leaders in the field and professional journals.
MELSON, Enrico, M.D. Title: *Global Integrative Energy Medicine*
Dr. Enrico Melson has directed numerous programs and clinics in Spa
Medicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine and Integrative
Medicine. Enrico is the founder/developer of the HoloLinguistic Awareness
(HLA) methodology, as well as the Principal Architect of the Integral Awareness
Medicine (I- AM) and Syntelligence Systems.
Internationally known as a Pioneer in the Field of Integrative Medicine, as well
as a Practitioner in Ayurvedic Medicine; the ancient Hawaiian tradition of Huna.
He has contributed significantly towards the acceptance of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine approaches in the United States, the Middle East, Latin
America, and Asia.
MICHAEL, Sandra Title: Practical Applications of Energy Medicine
Energy Enhancement System (EESystem) Inventor and Senior Director of the
Energy Department – The Open International University for Complementary
Medicine (OIUCM). Faculty for the Institute of Energy Wellness Studies in
Canada. Member of numerous national and international societies and
MONACELLI, Elisabeth Title: Qigong in Stroke and Heart Condition
(& Ziggy) Award winning violinist; trained at Juillard and New England Conservatory of
Music. About six years ago, Elizabeth Monacelli suffered a heart attack, liver
failure and a stroke, all in one day. Her left side was paralyzed by the stroke.
She switched to a diet concentrated on fruits, vegetables, seafood and soy
products and began practicing qigong. She had to learn how to play the
instrument all over again. She has resumed playing for the Inland
Empire/Riverside County Philharmonic and is a substitute violinist for the San Diego Symphony.
Title: Qi-Painting Royal Pekingese “Ziggy” Yao-Yap ―Qigong helps me to relieve the stressful life of an actor!” covered by Fox news,
LA, "Pet Talk Radio" Australia; the San Diego Pet magazine;
Originally from the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. I have credits in calendars,
fashion shows, commercials and more! I am also a painter. I have had my art
featured in several art festivals.
NGUI, Roy, Dr. TCM, Title: Anti-Aging And Wrinkle Reduction (One day Master Training)
Title: Boosting Energy and Immune System Dr. Ac., DNM
Grandmaster was born into a family of Chinese Philosophy, Traditional Chinese
Medicine and Chinese Martial Arts. He has studied intensively with his father,
who brought this enriched culture from Canton, China. He has trained with
various Masters and is now a qualified Master in Chi Kung.. His qualifications
include a Master of Chi Kung, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Doctor of
Acupuncture, Doctor of Natural Medicine, and Doctor of Humanitarian Service.
NGUI, Stanley, Dr. Title: Benefits from the Lifestyle of a Master (One day Master Training)
Title: Key Solutions in Resolving Pain TCM, Dr. Ac., DNM
Dr. Stanley Ngui was born into a family of Chinese Philosophy, Traditional
Chinese Medicine and Chinese Martial Arts. He has studied intensively with his
father, who brought this enriched culture from Canton, China. He has trained
with various Masters and is now a qualified Master in Chi Kung. Master Ngui is
indoctrinated into the North America Martial Arts of Fame. His qualifications
include a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Chi Kung, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Doctor of Acupuncture, and Doctor of Natural
Shaolin Temple Title: Spectacular Shaolin Hard Qigong acts from the famous 72 Supreme
Kung Fu monks from Shaolin Temple USA, Fremont, CA will perform
spectacular Shaolin Hard Qigong acts from the famous 72 Supreme Shaolin
Feats. Studied and trained since childhood in China under Songshan Shaolin
Temple Abbot Shi Yongxin, these monks now teach classes in Buddhist
studies, Ch’an (Zen) meditation, Shaolin Kung Fu, Shaolin Qigong and Shaolin
Wellness classes to the American public of all ages, faiths and backgrounds.
SUE, Sifu Errol Title: Anti-Aging And Wrinkle Reduction (One day Master Training)
Title: Boosting Energy and Immune System
Master Sue began his Martial arts training at the age of 42 years in Brampton, rdOntario. He holds a 3 Degree Black Belt in Goju Ryu Karate and Master
Degree in the Canadian National Wushu Chinese Martial arts. He currently
trains with Mast Augusting Ngu in Northern Shaolin and White Crane Kung Fu
and Master Roy Ngui in Chi Kung.