About me

I have completed Level Six and have been teaching in various settings for many years now.  My primary focus has been teaching classes to Cancer survivors and family members, but have also taught in many other settings, including to high school students, veterans, Seniors and the general public.  I am currently teaching three classes in Santa Barbara - The Breast Cancer Resource Center, Casa Dorinda Retirement Community, and a class for family members, caregivers and others living with a chronic illness.

I am a retired Marriage and Family Therapist with over twenty years experience working with adults, adolescents, couples and Veterans, with a general focus on trauma, grief and recovery.  I have had a long standing Buddhist practice and bring all of this experience to my teaching of Yuan Gong and Ren Xue.

I began learning from Yuan Tze in: 2012
I started teaching Ren Xue in: 2013
I am qualified to teach REN XUE at Level:
  • 1: Theory of Qi, Tian Yuan & Di Yuan, Group Qi Healing
  • 2: Theory of Shen/Consciousness, Ren Yuan & Xia Yuan, Individual Qi Healing
  • 3: Theory of Totality, Zhong Yuan & Shang Yuan, Remote Qi Healing
  • 4: Tong Yuan, Totality Healing: Five Xin
  • 5: Ling Yuan, Totality Healing: Patterns
  • 6: Ming Yuan, Yuan Ming Medicine: Great Integration for Realisation & Wisdom
My types of ACTIVITY:
  • Class
  • Online Sessions
My teaching FOCUS:
  • Yuan Qigong
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Activity 1:

Current classes:  Santa Barbara Breast Cancer Resource Center, Casa Dorinda Retirement Community, Caregiver and Support person class for those living or working with Chronic Illness.Past classes:  Ridley Tree Cancer Center in Santa Barbara, a class for men with Prostate and other Cancers.  Valle Verde Retirement Center.  Marin General Hospital and Kaiser Permanente, San Rafael, class for Cancer survivors and patients.  Veterans group, Ashland Oregon, Several different classes for the general Public.

I am a long time Board Member of Ren Xue of the Americas, where my primary duty has been as the Outreach Coordinator.