Dr. Roger Jahnke
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Dr. Roger Jahnke began his practice of Tai Chi and Qigong in 1967. He has been to China 8 times to research Qi cultivation and vitality enhancement in hospitals, universities, temples and sacred mountain sites. He has lectured internationally and is the author of two best selling books of Tai Chi, Qigong and self-healing, The Healer within (Harper-Collins, 1997) and The Healing Promise of Qi (McGraw-Hill, 2002).
Dr. Jahnke commenced his activity in the field of health promotion, disease management, corporate wellness, benefits assessment and productivity enhancement in 1978 when he developed a series of retreats targeted at elders and executives. In 1980 Dr. Jahnke moved his clinical Chinese medicine and wellness consultation practices to Santa Barbara, CA. In 1983 he co-founded Health Action, which is a clinic as well as a training, consulting and strategic planning organization. Its purpose is to assist hospitals, agencies, communities, corporations, schools and other organizations to focus on health improvement and community empowerment. A primary program which was developed and refined over 25 years is the Health Action Wellness Coaching program using the Circle of Life Coaching System.
In 2000 Dr. Jahnke founded the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi which has trained 300 mind-body practice teachers and over 500 Tai Chi Practice Leaders. Several years later, he established Healer Within Foundation to bring the benefits of mind-body practice and wellness coaching to populations that are otherwise unable to afford the benefits.