Bill Douglas

Tai Chi Instructor, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to T’ai Chi & Qigong"

Bill teaches Tai Chi and Qigong worldwide, and locally at Turning Point. He is the author of a #1 best-selling Tai Chi & Qigong book, published worldwide in several languages.  This book was called "an excellent introduction to this ancient art" by Booklist Magazine, America's premiere librarian journal. Bill is the Tai Chi Expert for best-selling naturopathic physician/author's DrWeil.com and was the 2009 Inductee to the Internal Arts Hall of Fame in New York. He has been a Tai Chi source for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest and media worldwide. Bill was commissioned by the world's #1 health journal, Prevention Magazine, to create their Tai Chi Tutorial for their article "Boost Your Immune System with Tai Chi." Bill has studied and taught Tai Chi for nearly 30 years and has received top honors from the World Congress on Qigong (San Francisco), the National Federation of Tai Chi (Los Angeles); and he received the "Extraordinary Service in the Field of Qigong" award from the National Qigong Association (Minnesota). Bill has taught for the American Heart Association; the National Parkinson's Foundation; and he received the "Lou Gehrig Hero Award" from the ALS Association. Bill was commissioned to create a Tai Chi DVD for people with Parkinson's that is provided nationwide to people with Parkinson's disease by physicians and neurologists all across America. 

Harvard Health publication called Tai Chi "medication in motion" for all the myriad health conditions Tai Chi is proven to prevent or help treat. Tai Chi is a form of Qigong, which means "breathing exercise" in Chinese, and is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In addition to his 30 years of Tai Chi training, Bill has also been trained in acupuncture through the Waseda Japanese acupuncture program