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This film is about how Taoist Master Mantak Chia came to introduce ancient Taoist knowledge to the western world for the first time.
At a time in history when Yoga was practiced in basements and Martial Arts was found mainly in the movies, Taoist Internal Alchemy was not accessible to the western world. This was the time Master Mantak Chia came to America with a dream to share taoism.
In this film you'll discover how the Universal Healing Tao System was established in the USA, from its early beginnings in downtown Chinatown, NYC. Included are interviews with Grandmaster Mantak Chia and his first western students from the 1970's: Sharon Smith, Gunther Weil, Raven Cohan and Ron Diana. Also hear from Senior Universal Tao Instructors Juan Li, Michael Winn, Marie Favorito, Minke De Vos, and Renu Li. This documentary was made by Jamee Culbertson and Karin Sorvik. Healing Tao Society Mission Statement: • To support individuals in their life quest through Taoist practices • To help those in need to fulfill their destiny as enlightened beings • To educate those souls who are searching and willing to raise their consciousness • To finance research in understanding the ways of Universal laws • To gather and share a body of oral teachings keeping them alive for future generations