Sifu John Loupos, M.S., C.H.S.E., began studying martial arts in 1966. As a young teen, John inherited a school of his own and has been teaching martial arts ever since. His studies include Okinawan Karate, Chinese Kung Fu ( Bak Sil Lum, Choy Lay Fut, and Praying Mantis), Yang style T'ai Chi Chuan (108 move set), Liu He Ba Fa, Xingyi, and Bagua, and various Ch'i Kung and energy oriented meditation disciplines.
He holds a M.S. in Psychology and has a background in Classical Homeopathy. In additional to his teaching duties, John also maintains an active clinical practice in Hanna Somatics. John specializes in T'ai Chi Chuan as an inter- and intra-personal communication modality, and enjoys traveling to conduct seminars for educational institutions and corporate entities, as well as for other schools. He currently lives at the shore in Hull, Massachusetts and divides his time between writing, conducting his clinic, and teaching at his main school, Jade Forest Kung Fu/T'ai Chi/Internal Arts in Cohasset, MA plus two branch facilities.