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YMAA Publication Center Authors

Here you may read more about the YMAA authors, who are listed in alphabetical order. These exceptional writers offer their expertise and a wealth of information across a wide range of subjects: Chinese Martial Arts such as Kung Fu and Taijiquan, the Healing Arts of Qigong and Massage, Japanese Karate, Korean Taekwondo, Meditation, Chin Na grappling, and many others.

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Aihan Kuhn, C.M.D., is a Chinese medical doctor trained in both Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is a graduate of the Hunan Medical University, Changsha China. In China, Dr. Kuhn practiced OB/GYN in Chinese hospitals (1983-1988), studied Tai Chi and Chi Kung (since 1978) and returns each year to advance her training in both Traditional Chinese Medicine and martial arts.

Dr. Bin Jiang Wu has been studying TCM since childhood under the tutelage of TCM Doctors in his family. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from Heilongjian University (1983), a Master of Medicine and Qigong from the China Academy of TCM, Beijing (1988). He is currently the President of the Ontario College of TCM, Toronto Ont. Canada. Dr. Wu resides in Toronto.

Peter Anthony Gryffin, PhD has over 30 years of experience with Tai Chi, Qigong, Yoga and Kung Fu. His research includes implications related to hypoxia, cancer and Tai Chi; the development of the theory of Metarobics; and Mindfulness Based Practices for health of mind and body.

Susan Lynn Peterson Ph.D., has made a career of writing about complex topics in a straightforward entertaining way. Building on a lifetime of interest in health, especially alternative healing practices, she has spent three years and thousands of hours investigating the way herbs have been used in various cultures to treat injuries.

Xu Xiangcai, was born in 1943 in a small village on the banks of the Yellow River near the city of Jinan, the capital of Shandong province of China. During his childhood, he lived a poor life but had a very rich mind. Once he was asked what do he wanted to do when he grew up. "Something unusual!" was his answer.