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The Wu Yi Jie He Family System of Chinese Healing and Martial Arts

Medical Faculty

Wu Yi Jie He Family System of Chinese Healing and Martial Arts

Tai Chi

The Wu Yi Jie He Family System of Chinese Healing and Martial Arts has attracted the attention of a number of practicing Medical Doctors and other medical practitioners from both Canada and the United States. Some of the medical professionals have earned their instructor certification in the Wu Yi Jie He Family System and have agreed to be part of the Systems Medical Faculty and advisory group.


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  • Penny Klein, PT, EdD

    Doctor Klein started martial arts in 1987, first studying karate then judo where she holds a black belt and has competed internationally. She has been studying and teaching tai chi/qigong for health promotion since 1999 and is also trained in Reiki. As a faculty/researcher in the Physical Therapy Department at D’Youville College, her research on therapeutic applications of taiji/qigong has been published in leading medical journals. ...
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  • Dr. T. Hughes, MD

    I started practising QiGong and Tai Chi with Sifu Picard 4 years ago. I was interested in its potential for Neurologic rehab. I have peripheral neuropathy from acute Guillain-Barre Syndrome. After 18 months of QiGong / Tai Chi practice, my balance improved 50% and pain reduced about 30%. I have been able to reduce my neurologic meds and I expect increased benefits from continued practice.
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  • Dr. Roger Schneider, M.D.,F.A.C.O.G.

    I became interested in QiGong after studying acupuncture several years ago. I began working with Sifu Picard in 2006. Since beginning my studies, I have more flexibility and am generally more relaxed. However, more importantly, I have more energy and the ability to calm myself and focus mentally. I am a board certified OB Gynaecologist in the U.S.A. I highly recommend QiGong / Tai Chi for any patients with anxiety, depression, musculoskeletal...
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  • Roland Thomas, ND

    Roland Thomas is a Registered Naturopath and Certified Level 3 Instructor in the Wu Yi Jie He Family System of Chinese Healing and Martial Arts. "As a 59 year old marathon runner, I needed massage adjustment frequently... not anymore since I started QiGong and Tai Chi. As a practitioner of yoga for 30 years, I find QiGong and Tai Chi to be safer and more effective in adjusting the spine."
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  • Dr. Wu Changde

    A Professor Emeritus of the Shanghai Traditional Medicine and Herbology University. Dr. Wu is a disciple and the son-in-law of Grandmaster Wang Zi Ping. He was the first coach of the Shang¬hai Traditional Chinese Medicine University Wushu team. He is a prominent practitioner in Shuaijiao, many Wushu styles, and a highly acclaimed adviser for the International Wushu Sanshou Dao Association.  Dr. Wu has over 50 years of clinical experience i...
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  • Master Helen Wu

    Master Helen Wu was born in Shanghai, China in 1956. She was trained by her grandfather, the legendary Chinese hero Grandmaster Wang Zi Ping, and her mother, Grandmaster (Professor) Wang Ju Rong, the first woman professor of Chinese martial arts in China. She was only three years old when she started her traditional Chinese Martial Arts training, including Chaquan, Tantui, Baji, Green Dragon Sword, Qiankun Ring, among many other forms. By ...
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  • Sifu George Picard

    Sifu George Picard started his martial arts training in 1971. He has trained in several styles of Okinawan Karate and currently teaches Okinawan GoJu Karate Jutsu, Okinawan Kobudo and most major styles of QiGong, Tai Chi and Tai Chi Weapons at his home Dojo, Glenridge Martial Arts Academy and Wu Yi Jie He Academy in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Sifu Picard started teaching QiGong and Tai Chi in 1996 in Toronto, Ontario. Through serendi...
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