Born in Hong Kong, Henry Cheng began his studies in 1968 with Master Pak Yu Kong. In 1982, he received from Master Kong the title of Wu Style Tai Chi Fifth Generation Master--an honor that can only be granted by a master.
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In accepting that honor, Master Cheng committed his life to teaching Tai Chi to improve people's health and well being.
Since 1980 Master Cheng has lived in San Diego, California, taught numerous classes, and conducted seminars and workshops for the following organizations:
- * San Diego County Parks & Recreation Department
- * YMCA of San Diego County
- * The Arthritis Foundation
- * Marriott Hotels
- * Sidney Kimmel Cancer Research Center
- * Center for Health & Wellbeing
- * Johnson & Johnson
- * Nokia
- * Intuit
- * Girl Scouts - San Diego-Imperial Council
- * Numerous universities, colleges, hospitals, and clinics
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Tai Chi Master Henry Cheng
Master Cheng is a member of the IDEA Health & Fitness Association. He has developed a special curriculum, Tai Chi for Arthritis, in collaboration with the YMCA of San Diego County and the National Arthritis Foundation. He is presently working with SDSU on a research project to determine how Tai Chi affects bone density.