Cari Shurman has studied Tai Chi and Qigong for 25 years in the US and China, has made five trips to China. She has completed two courses in Qigong at the Medical Institute of Qigong in Beijing. She lectures on Qigong and Tai Chi in schools throughout the US and has taught at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health and the National Qigong Association. Cari co-founded and co-directed the Within Wellness Center in Miami. She teaches adult classes in her hometown of Carbondale, CO. The children’s program she developed, Tai Chi for Kids©, taichiforkids.com, is now taught at thousands of schools around the world. Cari trains teachers in the New York City Public Schools to implement her Tai Chi program and bring peace and focus to school children throughout the city. Cari recently trained the South African Police Department, Juvenile Division in Cape Town to use Tai Chi in their programs for the prevention of violence. She has also worked with schools in Myanmar showing teachers how to improve focus and health with their students. She loves to travel and spread the benefits of Tai Chi to all ages, everywhere.