Tai Chi & African Dance
Dr. Doris-Owanda Johnson received her Bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara and a Master’s Degree from UCLA before continuing her training as an acupuncturist. She received her MATCM from Yo San University in 1998, and her Ph.D. from American Liberty University in 2013.
Currently a Professor and Clinical Supervisor at Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts, in Asheville, NC, Dr. Johnson is passionate about Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition, and enthusiastically imparts this passion both in her private practice, as well as with students and interns. As a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and nutritionist since 1998, she embraces wholistic health, promoting radiant and balanced health for all.
Doris-Owanda Johnson has been practicing Tai Chi since 1997 and believes incorporating movement is essential for health and happiness. Tai Chi Chuan is a gentle movement/meditation exercise. It is practiced to increase strength in the body, bring peace of mind and promote well-being and longevity. This on-going series will focus on the Long Form of Yang Style Tai Chi. In addition to learning the form, emphasis is placed on overall health and longevity, strengthening the body structure, improving balance
and preventing chronic illnesses.