Tom Tam is a writer, poet, and
healer. Born in Tai Shan, China, he came to the United States
in 1975 as a political refugee. Since 1982, he has been practicing
acupuncture, Tai Chi, and Chi Gong healing with great success.
For the last 20 years, Tom has been one of the
foremost students of Master Gin Soon Chu, the fifth generation
master of traditional Yang family Tai Chi Chuan.
In 1987, Tom founded the Boston Chi Gong Center
and began training students. The following year, he founded the
Oriental Culture Institute, and organized the Boston Chi Gong Delegation
Tom was awarded the highest honor of The Chinese
Medical Research Association, the diamond pin and medal. He was
also made Honorary President of the Taipei Acupuncture Society.
Over the years, Tom has written many books on
Chi Gong, healing, and philosophy: "Tai Chi Dao Yin" (1993); "Yi Jin
Jing" (1994); a translation of Lao Tzu's "Dao De Jing" (1994); "Tom
Tam's Healing System" (1995); "Pi Gu: The Way of Chi Gong Fasting"
(1st edition) (1996). He has also written several books of poetry,
including "For the Love of Nature" (1997). Some of his books have
been translated into Russian.
In 1997, Tom finished a book on his approach to
past-life therapy, "The Unfinished Life", and in 1998 completed two
new books on his experiences healing patients with cancer: "New
Hope on the Horizon" and "Metamorphosis: Emerging from Darkness".
In 2000, Tom developed the new style of Chi Gong,
Da Peng Gong and finished the book of "Da Peng Gong". The latest
book he finished is the "Tong Ren for Cancer" in 2001.
Tom Tam continues to practice, teach students,
and travel around the world to share his dreams.