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- ABOUT DAVID-DORIAN
David-Dorian Ross is “America’s favorite” Tai Chi master teacher. He has introduced more students to Tai Chi than any other teacher in America. An expert in using media to teach martial arts and meditation, David-Dorian has written, produced, and starred in more than 150 educational DVDs and television programs. He is the founder and CEO of TaijiFit, the creator of the TaijiFit mind-body exercise program. In addition, he is the director of the first online Tai Chi academy, using live interactive video to teach students worldwide. Recently, David-Dorian and TaijiFit were chosen to be the national coordinators of the Tai Chi for Veterans instructor network - a part of the Veterans Administration Community Care Network. He has a B.A. in Human Movement Studies from San Francisco State University, has completed graduate coursework in both Physical Education and Chinese language.
Trained in China by championship martial arts coaches, David-Dorian Ross has had an illustrious career in competitive tai chi, winning eight U.S. gold medals, a world silver medal, and two world bronze medals —the highest awards ever given to an American for international tai chi performance. In addition, he was the founder and chief instructor of the Honolulu T’ai Chi Academy, the Portland Tai Chi Academy, and a professor for The Great Courses, where he has written and starred in three top-selling martial arts programs.David-Dorian is the host of the PBS series Tai Chi: Health and Happiness and the author of five books on health and wellness, including Exercising the Soul: How Tai Chi Connects You to Your Authentic Self. From 2012–2013, he collaborated with international action film star Jet Li to introduce a new style of Tai Chi to the West called Taiji Zen. Master Ross is the only teacher outside China authorized to teach this style.
To learn more about David, visit his website at www.taijifit.com