I am so lucky to have trained with Master Deva North and also Mantak Chia.
TCUGB: How long have you been practicing Tai Chi and what got you going?
KDN: I had to get fit following a hernia operation. On a boring morning jog I saw a sign on a church hall: ‘Karate!’ For four years I practiced Shotokan finding, in my forties, it took longer to recover from injuries than when I had boxed, played rugby and polo in my teens and twenties. Seeking self-healing I discovered Shiatsu, and Tai Chi.
A group of friends and I would gather in Holland Park of a Sunday and practice under the tutelage of young Master John Ho before going to Chinatown for Dim Sum. I met Kung Fu Master Kapo Don, who told me of the work of Mantak Chia. On my way to Japan for postgraduate Shiatsu training I stopped over in Thailand and spent three weeks learning with Master Chia. Three weeks turned into…
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