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  • Thalbert Allen

    Thalbert Allen

    Co-founder and Director of the College of Elemental Chi Kung, Thalbert trains Chi Kung teachers, and is a Shiatsu practitioner and Bio Dynamic Cranio Sacral therapist.

    Growing up in Florida in the sixties, Thalbert practiced Korean and Japanese martial arts. After time in the US Air Force, he moved towards the Chinese arts and was introduced to Tai Chi in the eighties. Focussing on the Chi Kung aspect, Thalbert later worked with Graham Horwood and studied with the founder of Hua Gong, Zhixing Wang for many years.

    Now, combining five elements theory from Shiatsu with his knowledge of Chi Kung, Thalbert’s focus is strengthening mind, body and spirit through movement.

    Teaching Chi Kung in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States, Thalbert has been running the College of Elemental Chi Kung since 2001, where his aim is to de-mystify the work and train excellent practitioners.