CHIEF INSTRUCTOR: Michael Shaman, Sifu
in Tai Chi Chuan , Hsing-I Chuan, Traditional Chinese Qigong and Tui Shou/San Shou in the Bay Area: in San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo & Santa Clara Counties.
A formal APPRENTICESHIP program is available for qualified students.
Online INTERACTIVE CLASSES are now taking application.

Internal Martial Arts

7377 Monterey Street
Gilroy, CA, 95020
The Bioenergy Company - since 1983
(408) 455-1628; (408) 767-2624

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  EVENTS: (view):   Intro Qigong/Tai Chi M & Th: 5:30PM: QI Dojo VII - Gilroy:

His principle arts include:
  Tai Chi Chuan ( Taijiquan ),
  Hsing-I Chuan ( Xing Yi Quan )
  Traditional Chinese Qigong ( Chi Kung )
  Tui Shou: Internal Style Grappling, Wrestling
  San Shou: Free-fighting, Inner Boxing
  Traditional Hand Weapons:
    Sword, Staff, Saber, Knife, Spear

He has conducted workshops and demonstrations around the US as well as in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

He has been a training coordinator for the Los Angeles chapter of the International Yan Xin Qigong Association, is an active member of the San Francisco Chapter of the Jing Mo (Ching Wu) Athletic Association, has certification to instruct Cheng Hsin Tui Shou and is certified as a Tian Gong Healer.

In 2011 & 2012 he was a Presenter at the World Congress on Qigong & Traditional Chinese Medicine.

His direct Lineage Masters and principal instructors include:
WILLIAM C.C.CHEN - Grandmaster from the Cheng Man-Ching lineage,  (Author: "Body Mechanics of Tai Chi Chuan").
WONG JACK-MAN - Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and Internal Martial Arts Grandmaster; Founder of the San Francisco Jing Mo Athletic Association (Ching Wu).
DR. YAN XIN - World Famous Qigong Healer and Researcher, (Author: "60 Characters on Traditional Chinese Qigong" and numerous articles on Traditional Chinese Qigong in medical and scientific journals).
GESHE TSULTIM GYELTSEN - Tibetan High Lama; Representative of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to the US.
WAYSUN LIAO, Temple Style Grandmaster (Author: "Tai Chi Classics", "CHI - How To Feel Your Life Energy" and "The Essence of Tai Chi").

Sifu Michael Shaman hosts and narrates a series of non-public instructional Videotape and DVD presentations for the exclusive use of his students. A version of some of these is currently in production for public release.
Tai Chi Chuan & Qigong
Master and Teacher.

Chinese Internal Martial Arts and related healing, fighting, meditative & transformational arts professionally for over 25 years.

In 1983 he founded Pacific Light & Power - Internal Martial Arts to host high level martial, transformational and healing arts into the mainstream of America.

Since 1987, Sifu Michael has taught ongoing classes in his native California, primarily in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas.

He has studied and trained in the US, China and the Himalayas for over 3 1/2 decades under the direction of some of the most accomplished Masters in the World.

He has had articles by or including him published in a variety of esoteric periodicals including Inside Kung Fu and Internal Dialogue. He has appeared in a number of feature films and TV shows, and has been featured in several US and Chinese TV specials and news reports on Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong.

Sifu Michael was the only Westerner specifically invited to attend the festivities in Sichuan Province, China, celebrating the "legalization" of Qigong in China   (under the Sports Authority) in 1996. 

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