Dan Jones, from Holt, MI, has over 40 years experience as a martial arts practitioner including 30 years of Tai Chi Chuan and Won Chuen temple boxing and 12 years of combined experience in Japanese Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Wing Chun Kung Fu and Shorin Ryu Karate. Dan is a certified police officer and security professional with over 32 years combined experience in law enforcement, hostage negotiations, personal protection and security management. Founder of Moving Stillness and Master Trainer (retired) with the Tai Chi for Health Institute, Dan is also a trained Healing Foods Culinary Instructor, Food and Wellness Educator and Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner. In this capacity, he is the owner and founder of Balance and Harmony, a business that promotes healing and holistic health through food and wellness education and cooking classes. By combining his education and talents, he has developed a wellness program with a three phase approach to healing: food and wellness education, Tai Chi/Qigong, and health coaching services for support and motivation.
Maureen Miller, from St. Marys, GA, has 20+ years experience practicing, teaching, and writing about Tai Chi. She found her early instructors in her workplace and, at the same time, realized that Tai Chi was more than just an exercise, but a way of life. Maureen’s 30 years of “real jobs” in computer technology, conferences services, teaching (both children and adults) have provided a strong background for her goal introducing others to Tai Chi through classes, workshops, and the Learning With the Principles retreat. Maureen is the sole proprietor of Camden Tai Chi www.camdentaichi.com, a Master Trainer (retired) with the Tai Chi for Health Institute, and a member of the American Tai Chi & Qigong Association and Tai Chi for Health Community. She collaborated for two years with Dr. Paul Lam to produce his revised copy of Teaching Tai Chi Effectively.