Dan Partridge
Dan Partridge is an instructor at the Magic Tortoise Taijiquan School. He began his ongoing study of qigong and taijiquan at The Magic Tortoise Taijiquan School with Dr. Jay Dunbar in 2004. He has also studied for several years with Kathleen Cusick (Magic Tortoise), and Almanzo “LaoMa” Lamoureux (Black Bamboo Pavilion). Additionally, he has taken many workshops, including study with Dr. John Painter, Wang Ming Bo and Rose Oliver, Dan Pasek, Lisa B. O’Shea, and Chen Bing. Dan practices the Chen and Wu/Hao styles of taijiquan, push hands, and the traditional 88-movement two-person Yang “san shou” set. He enjoys learning and playing the straight sword, staff, and Magic Tortoise Three Powers Taiji Heavy Ball. His qigong studies include the Animal Frolics, 18 Luohan Qigong, and Rising Lotus medical qigong. He currently teaches in Durham at the Treyburn Fitness Center.

The Magic Tortoise Taijiquan School
c/o Dr. Jay Dunbar, Director
15 Timberlyne Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1522