Mike began his journey into Taiji Chuan (Tai Chi) over 20 years ago. His exploration has been guided and influenced by many great teachers along the way. Mike began his studies under Master John Green. Over time he was fortunate to then be exposed to the teachings of Grand Master Huang, Chien Liang, 64th generation Tien Shan Pai. After many years of studying under Grand Master Huang and ​Master Jeremy Harlow at US Kuoshu Academy. Mike's path then led him to Master Damo Mitchell ​of Lotus Nei Gong School of Daoist Arts. Under the guidance of Master Mitchell, Mike ​depend his understanding of Tai Chi, Qigong and Taoist Meditation.

Mike has the unique ability to bring his passion & deep understanding of this ancient art and transfer it to an enjoyable but fulfilling practice for his students. Mike realizes that Tai Chi has profoundly changed his life forever and because of this he feels a sense of responsibility to his past teachers to share his knowledge with others. He hopes that his students will develop a deeper appreciation of this art in hopes of bringing balance and health into their lives.