2103 Recipient: Award of Excellence
Wasentha Young is a Master and scholar in the art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan and Chi Kung – Qigong, has received formal instruction in Taoist and Buddhist meditation, is certified in Acupressure and Wellness Counseling in Mind/Body Consciousness, and holds a Masters’s degree in Transpersonal Studies.
She has developed stress reduction programs for individuals, corporations, health institutions, religious organizations, and research projects.
A practitioner since 1968, Master Young lectures and educates nationally on Tai Chi, Qigong, and Meditation as it relates to the human emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being at:
- Omega Institute
- Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, CA
- National Qigong Association
- National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine
- University of Michigan
- Kaiser Wellness Foundation, CA.
- National Foundation of Women Martial Artists
Originally a student of Grandmaster William C.C. Chen and under the tutelage of prominent instructors of Professor Cheng Man-ching’s, she is a founding board member of the Association of Women Martial Arts Instructors (AWMAI), has been nationally published, and is known for her teaching abilities and integrative communication skills.