Master Mantak Chia is the creator of the Healing Tao, Tao Yoga, Universal HEALING TAO System and the director of the Universal HEALING TAO Center and Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort in the beautiful northern countryside of Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Since childhood, he has been studying the Taoist approach to life. Master Chia’s mastery of this ancient knowledge enhanced by his study of other disciplines has resulted in the development of the Healing Tao & Universal HEALING TAO System which is now being taught throughout the world. In more than 45 years of teaching, Master Chia has published over 60 books on Taoist practices.
Master Mantak Chia was born in Thailand to Chinese parents in 1944. While still a grammar school pupil he learned traditional Thai boxing. He was then taught Tai Chi Chuan Aikido, Yoga and broader levels of Tai Chi. It was Master Yi Eng who authorized Master Chia to teach and heal. which system combined Taoist, Buddhist and Zen teachings.
Then Mantak Chia learned about the exchange of Yin and Yang power between men and women and how to develop the Steel Body. To understand the mechanisms behind healing energy better, Master Chia studied Western anatomy and medical science for two years. Using his knowledge of Taoism combined with the other disciplines, Master Mantak Chia began teaching in 1978 in New York, where he had moved to. He started writing books, opened his first center and regidtered the first “Healing Tao” trademark. He developed and and built up the Universal Healing Tao System as a unique complete health care system from body detox to highest meditation practices. He taught thousands of people and eventually trained and certified Instructors to communicate this knowledge.
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