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An ancient form of relaxation from Tibet

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About Grandmaster Franklin

I have been a practitioner and a teacher of Taoism and Tai Chi for over 50 years. Since 1977 until the present, I continue to direct the School of Tao Chi as well as teach classes in Tai Chi, Qi-Gung and Shaolin Kung Fu. I also offer mentoring sessions, Taoism philosophy classes, grief counseling and Singing Bowl Meditations. 

My teaching experience includes teaching Taoism at Glendale Community College in Arizona, Leeward Community College in Hawaii and at the University of Alaska. I was Adjunct Faculty Lecturer on Eastern Philosophy of Taoism at the University of Alaska. I also taught at the Anchorage Senior Center for 9 years teaching Medical Tai Chi/Qi-Gung.

I hold a certificate in Kinesiology, Exercise Analysis and Biomechanics from The University of Alaska, Anchorage.  I am certified and endorsed by The Oregon Council on Aging. 

In my philosophies I search for the root and essence of mankind.  As a published author of philosophy, poetry and children's stories I explore the yearnings that drive us to have compassion.

In my classes, the intimate gatherings between Master and students allow for open and full dialog and interaction as the ancient wisdom of Taoism unfolds and reveals its influence on Eastern and Western cultures.



I have studied Taoism for over 50 years. In 1978 I founded and continue to direct the School of Tao Chi as well as teaching classes in Tai Chi, Qi-Gung, Shaolin Kung Fu, Singing Bowl Meditation, Philosophy, grief counseling and life style changes. I was Adjunct Faculty Lecturer on the Eastern Philosophy of Taoism at the University of Alaska from 1984 to 1997. I have taught Medical Qi-Gung and Taoism for over 25 years. I also designed and taught Taoism philosophy to enhance the 12 Step Programs for drug and alcohol abuse in addition to Life Coaching. I am the published author of Mystical World, A Collection of Spiritual Poetry and Tai Chi Quotations as well as many children’s stories and proverbs.


To assist others on their path to happiness and enlightenment. To use the wisdom of Taoism, the gentle movements of Tai Chi, the healing power of Qi Gong and the spiritual tranquility of meditation to achieve the holistic balance of mind, body and spirit.


Arrangements for any of the services and products may also be made by CONTACTING ME