About

He is a long time student of Asia, having a degree in Chinese Studies from Boston College, Boston Massachusetts USA, and he also lived in Asia for over 15 years. While there he followed his passion for Asia and in particular, his passion for Chinese Art, Chinese Language, Chinese Philosophy, the Dao, Buddhism, Healing Arts and Martial Arts. His extensive background has given him the tools as a practitioner as well as an international educator since 2000 for over 20 years, in the healing arts of the Tam Healing System as well as a holistic practitioner.

After returning to the United States, Joe studied software engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Boston University and Clark University, while still maintaining a focus on Asian Martial Arts, Healing Arts and philosophies. He studied martial Arts under different masters in the US and after meeting Anita Daniels and Tom Tam Lic Ac., a Taiji Quan Master as well as Healer, Acupuncturist, Teacher and Author, he committed and focused his studies with him, while always integrating his passion for plant-based nutrition, yoga, herbs and using food, exercise and herbs as medicine. Here is a brief summary:

  • AOBTA (American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia) Nationally Certified
  • 8-time Author
  • Herbalist
  • Asian Bodywork Tuina Therapist
  • Tong Ren Long Distance Healing Practitioner
  • Yoga Instructor
  • Light and Heat Therapy Advocate
  • Plant Based Vegan Chef
  • International Educator