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YMAA Qigong Instructors

(Updated: June 23rd, 2018)

This is the official list of active YMAA Qigong Instructors and YMAA Qigong Assistant Instructors existing in the world today. There are no exceptions. If you believe that there is an error, please contact us ASAP.

  • YMAA Qigong Assistant Instructors have passed the preliminary oral exam consisting of 5 randomly drawn questions and discussion with Dr. Yang.
  • YMAA Qigong Instructors have 2 possible tracks:
    • Passed the secondary oral exam consisting of 5 randomly drawn questions and discussion with Dr. Yang, after having obtained YMAA Qigong Assistant Instructor status.
    • Taught for no less than 10 years after receiving YMAA Qigong Coach Instructor status. Permission required. Teaching and quality must be verified, and additional years may be required by grading officials.
  • Not all YMAA-certified Qigong Instructors and Assistant Instructors are actively affiliated with YMAA schools and activities.
Name Date Title Location
1. Lisa B. O’Shea
Website
May 24, 2003 Assist. Instructor Rochester, NY, USA
May 24, 2008 Instructor
November 6, 2012 Master
2. Bill Buckley
Website
February 24, 2007 Assist. Instructor Portsmouth, NH, USA
November 6, 2012 Instructor
3. David Silver
Website
February 27, 2009 Instructor Cape Cod, MA, USA
4. Roger A. Blough
Website
August 10, 2010 Instructor Herndon, VA, USA
5. Ramel Rones
Website
April 11, 2009 Instructor Boston, MA, USA
6. Lewis Paleias
Website
April 11, 2009 Instructor New York, NY, USA
7. Pedro Rodrigues
Website
June 15, 2007 Asst. Instructor Lisbon, Portugal
June 15, 2017 Instructor
8. Robert Wąs
Website
January 28, 2008 Asst. Instructor Kraków, Poland
January 28, 2018 Instructor
9. Gerald Shaw Feb. 26, 2002 Assist. Instructor
10. Justin Ken Vance August 5, 2002 Assist. Instructor
11. Kevin D. Hufford July 27, 2003 Assist. Instructor
12. Ciaran Harris August 24, 2004 Assist. Instructor
13. Clay Germano February 26, 2006 Assist. Instructor
14. Thomas Schieffer July 29, 2007 Assist. Instructor
15. Thomas Bowman
Website
July 29, 2007 Assist. Instructor Tulsa, OK, USA
16. Christopher Carlow
Website
September 24, 2007 Assist. Instructor Coventry, RI, USA
17. Bette Croce February 9, 2008 Assist. Instructor
18. Dale Kukielka
Website
February 9, 2008 Assist. Instructor Minneapolis, MN, USA
19. Joshua Miller February 16, 2008 Assist. Instructor
20. Kontaxakis Panagiotis February 16, 2008 Assist. Instructor
21. John F. Renn February 23, 2008 Assist. Instructor
22. Ronald Williams February 23, 2008 Assist. Instructor
23. Yueh-Ching Chung February 28, 2009 Assist. Instructor CT, USA
24. Brian Muccio February 28, 2009 Assist. Instructor Boston, MA, USA
25. Danny Rominski
Website
August 23, 2010 Assist. Instructor Rutherford, NJ, USA
26. Victor Casqueiro
Website
February 17, 2011 Assist. Instructor Amadora, Portugal
27. Bill Bryant
Website
August 16, 2012 Assist. Instructor West Alexandria, OH, USA
28. Thora Halldorsdottir
Website
October 6, 2014 Assist. Instructor Reykjavik, Iceland
29. Daniel Chadud
Website
February 19, 2015 Assist. Instructor Santiago, Chile
30. Laurent Magne August 10, 2015 Assist. Instructor France
31. Susan Del Buono August 18, 2016 Assist. Instructor Thomaston, CT, USA
32. Vivian Tam May 30, 2017 Assist. Instructor Castro Valley, CA, USA
33. Javier Chadud June 23, 2017 Coach Instructor Santiago, Chile
34. Erik Edward Hardin
Website
August 11, 2017 Assist. Instructor Bella Vista, AR, USA
Mt. Home, AR, USA
35. Frank Verhuelsdonk June 23, 2017 Assist. Instructor Scharans, Switzerland
36. Javier Rodriguez June 23, 2017 Assist. Instructor San Antonio , Texas



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