States Tai Chi Chuan offers classes in Professor
Cheng Man-ch'ing's 37-posture Tai Chi Chuan form.
Cheng Man-ch'ing (1900-1975)
learned Tai Chi from the famous Yang master, Yang Ch'eng-fu.
He was also a professor of poetry, painting, and calligraphy
as well as a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine.
Professor Cheng was one of the first masters to teach
Tai Chi openly to westerners.
View a picture of Cheng
Man-ch'ing & Poem: Hall of Happiness
Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo
studied Tai Chi with Cheng Man-ch'ing for 26 years in
T'aiwan. In 1974 Mr. Lo moved to San Francisco and founded
Universal Tai Chi Chuan Association. He has translated
several core works on Tai Chi theory and practice into
Kim Wm. Kanzelberger is a student
of Benjamin Lo and has been practicing Tai Chi since
founded Center States Tai Chi Chuan in 1980.
His classes emphasize Tai Chi for health and personal
growth, but also deal with the self-defense and sport
aspects. People of all ages and walks of life have benefited
from his concise instruction and ability to convey the
spirit of the practice.
- Director, Center States Tai Chi Chuan
- Leads Tai Chi retreats and workshops in the United
States and Europe.
- Tai Chi instructor for St. Luke's Hospital's Lifewise
- Tai Chi instructor for St. Joseph Health Center.
- Faculty member of the Massage Therapy Training Institute
where he taught Tai Chi principles to massage therapists.
- Pioneered the use of Tai Chi as a treatment modality
for eating disorders and post-traumatic stress at
Menorah Medical Center and Charter Hospital (1984-1993).
- Lectured and taught classes for: AT&T, Southwestern
Bell, Fortis Benefit Life, Hallmark, Jewish Community
Center, U.S. Department of Defense, and many other
businesses and civic groups.
- Lightweight Push Hands Champion at the U.S. All-Taijiquan
Championships, a nationally recognized tournament
- M.A. Psychology, 1986.