Andrew Jan is a senior instructor for the Universal Tao System. He first became an instructor in 1992 and a senior since the year 2000. He has been studying martial arts since the age of six and has been studying the internal arts of Wu Shu for 30 years. His teachers include: Chen Chu-Fei, John Yuen (Blackburn tai Chi Academy), Liu De-Ming, Huo Dong-Li in Beijing (Senior judge Beijing Wu Shu federation), Zhu Tian-Cai (One of the contemporary Tigers of Chen Jia Guo), Liu Hong-Ci, Lama Dondrup Dorje and of course Master Mantak Chia.
Andrew Jan has won multiple medals in push hand competitions in Victoria, he won a full contact all styles light weight division in 1984, and in 2000 became the National Tai Chi and Wu Shu champion in the over 40 section. He won first place in Wu style, Yang style and the weapons divisions.
Professor Andrew Jan is an Adjunct Professor with the School of Medicine,
University of Notre Dame Fremantle, an Emergency Medicine Specialist and a Medical Acupuncturist. He has a Bachelors degree in the Arts (major in performance dramaturgy and English literature) and a Masters in Philosophy with his thesis based on Taoist mysticism. He has co-authored 4 books with Master Chia: Tai Chi Fa Jin (Yang Disharge Form), Wu Style Tai Chi, Greater and Greatest Kan and Li. He has published several papers on the use of acupuncture on several topics including symptom control in prostate cancer and pain management in the emergency department.
Professor Andrew Jan is currently involved in acupuncture research. He is currently enrolled as a PhD student in the investigation of acupuncture for pain management in the acute setting.
Andrew Jan was born in Australia to a Chinese father and English mother. He has always found himself exploring and synthesizing both Eastern and Western traditions. This he applies to both the healing as well as martial arts. He is married with one daughter.
He is a Senior Instructor for the Healing Tao International (Grandmaster Mantak Chia) and Director of the Martial Arts division.
Fiona Jan is a Nurse, Healing Tao Instructor , TCM (Chinese Medicine) practitioner a Yoga teacher and artist. She is certified to teach inner smile, microcosmic orbit, healing love and Tai Chi 1 and Tao Yin. She is a certified Yoga instructor (Australian Yoga Teachers Association).