Master Zhou Xuan Yun (周玄云)
Master Zhou was raised on the most sacred mountain in China, Wudang Mountain, where he trained and later worked as an instructor of Taiji Quan (Tai Chi Chuan), Kung Fu, and weaponry. Xuan Yun is also an ordained Daoist priest, trained in the ritual arts, chanting, divination, and qigong.
Dedicating his life to passing on the Wudang arts, Xuan Yun divides his time between the United States and China, offering classes and workshops on traditional Wudang martial arts, qigong, and Daoist philosophy.
Rick is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Cannon Search Partners, an IT recruiting and consulting firm based in downtown Boston. He’s a graduate of Phillips Academy Andover and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Connecticut College with his senior year abroad at the University of Nottingham, England. Rick has been practicing martial arts since 2001 and joined Zhou Xuan Yun’s class in downtown Boston in 2011. He lives on the North Shore of Massachusetts with his wife Brianne and son Crew.
Treasurer & PROJECT MANAGER
Sophia Chan, DPT, MAOM, Lic. Ac.
Sophia grew up in New York City and has a background in various martial arts, including Shotokan Karate, Contemporary Chinese Wushu, Capoeira, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jujitsu. She began training under Master Zhou in 2009, specializing in Wudang Kung Fu and Taiji. She has over 13 years of experience training and instructing in the martial arts.
Sophia holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Boston University and received her Master in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture. She is currently pursuing her Doctor in Osteopathic Medicine from the University of New England.
Henry Lee, MAOM, Lic. Ac.
Henry is a Boston native who has held a deep interest in Chinese culture since childhood. He has over 13 years of experience in training and instructing in the Chinese martial arts, beginning with Contemporary Wushu before shifting to the more traditional Jow Ga system.
Since 2009, Henry has been training under Master Zhou Xuan Yun in Wudang Kung Fu, Taiji, and Xing Yi. He graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture in 2012 earning his Master in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and is currently licensed to practice in the state of Massachusetts.