David-Dorian Ross has been playing Taijiquan (The Art of Harmony) for 35 years. He is America’s “Chi-vangelist,” whose public appearances introduce people to the benefits, accessibility and sheer joy of learning Taiji (T’ai Chi). Inside Kung-fu Magazine called him “the man who brought T’ai Chi mainstream.”
David-Dorian is the host and star of the PBS special T’ai Chi, Health and Happiness. His first show on PBS was called T’ai Chi in Paradise, produced on location in Hawaii with Hawaiian Public Television. David-Dorian’s Taijii instructional dvds have sold more than 1 million copies world-wide, and his program “T’ai Chi Beginning Practice” is the best-selling T’ai Chi dvd of all time. His book Exercising the Soul is a #1 Amazon best-seller.
David-Dorian also holds the record as America’s competitive T’ai Chi Champion – winning 8 US Gold Medals, a World Silver medal and 2 World Bronze medals in T’ai Chi performance (still the highest record of any American T’ai Chi athlete). David-Dorian is the founder of TaijiFit™ – the first teacher training program recognized by the fitness industry. He is also the founder of T’ai Chi Connect (www.taichiconnect.com) the first international social networking site for players of T’ai Chi.
David-Dorian’s presentations are highly interactive and include lots of how-to oriented content. He uses stories, metaphors, examples and humor to make his seminars and keynotes highly memorable, practical and motivating for any audience. He engages the audience in the physical application of movement, which results in resounding Aha! moments for all participants.