David Silver has had a lifelong interest in meditation, and began training Gojū Ryū Karate at age 11. He studied Taijiquan, Qigong, and Yoga in his 20's, and became certified by world-renown Chinese martial arts master, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, as a YMAA Qigong Instructor.
He volunteers for the nonprofit YMAA Retreat Center.
David works as a writer, producer, and director of instructional martial arts and health books and DVDs. He is the co-writer of the best-selling "Sunrise Tai Chi" book and DVD, "Tai Chi Energy Patterns" DVD, and "Sunset Tai Chi" book and DVD. He has produced many titles, including those by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, a "Chen Taijiquan" DVD by Ren, GuangYi and rock music legend Lou Reed, and a series of Wudang mountain martial arts videos with Zhou, Xuan-Yun. David lives and teaches on Cape Cod, MA.