Places where we teach classes:

Acupuncture Healing Center 109 Conner Dr, Ste 103, Chapel Hill
Balanced Movement Studio, 304 Weaver St, 2nd floor, Carrboro, 942-0240
Ninth Street Dance, 1920 1/2 Perry St, Durham, 286-6011
UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont, 100 Sprunt St, Chapel Hill 966-5500
Duke Center for Living, 3475 Erwin Rd, Durham
Page-Walker Arts and History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary
Mebane Yoga Center, Mebane NC (Lynda Stinson)
Ladd Family Martial Arts, 7340 Creedmoor Rd, Stonehenge Shopping Ctr. See
Chapel Hill Doctors Integrative Health Center, 2nd Floor Boyd Hall, Vilcom Center, Chapel Hill

Friends and Associates:

Amy Benevento, Red Sun Academy, Raleigh NC
Adam Benjamin, Taijiquan teacher and dance specialist
Nell Chandler, Jewelry & Fine Arts.
Candy Conino, Feldenkrais® Method Practitioner, Asst. Trainer, NC
Carmela Mager, L.Ac., Acupuncture Healing Center 109 Conner Dr, Ste 103, Chapel Hill
Dug Corpolongo, Lotus Dragon KungFu and Tai Chi, Albuquerque NM
Joshua Craig NYC
Barbara Davis (Minneapolis) editor of Taijiquan Journal and author of The Taijiquan Classics: an Annotated Translation, and translator of Chen Weiming's Taiji Sword and Other Writings:
Michael DeMolina, Northern Dragon Internal Arts, Anchorage, Alaska. Chairman of Board, National Qigong Association
Karen Dold and Nancy Agnew, Feldenkrais® Method Practitioners, NC
Paul “Mr. Paul” Gallagher, Total Tai Chi Academy, Asheville, NC
Kim Ivy & Ken Wright: Taijiquan & Qigong in Seattle
John Loupos, “Jade Forest,” Cohasset MA
Nina Maier, Taiji and Bagua Custom Jewelry
Lisa B. O'Shea, Qigong Institute of Rochester (NY)
Dr. John Painter, Jiulong Baguazhang, The Gompa, American Rangers, Triangle Jiulong Baguazhang Study Group (North Carolina)
Christopher Pei & Zhang Guifeng: Falls Church VA, Gaithersburg MD
Pei Shifu Warren Pretlow, Oriental Healing Arts Center, Anchorage, Alaska.
Pat Rice, A Taste of China, Winchester VA
David Shaver, Peaceful Wolf Taijiquan, East Haddam CT
Ms. Shijun Naour, Chinese language teacher, Chapel Hill NC:
Three Treasures Health Center, Athens OH. Frances Lea Gander, L.Ac., BA, MFA, Dipl.Ac., Director and Head Instructor
Canadian Taijiquan Federation
Chapel Hill/Carrboro Tae Kwon Do
Taijiquan Club (based in PA)

Tournament Related:

See the article "The Tao of T'ai Chi Tournament Competition" by Michael R. Pekor (2003 and 2004 USCKF Push-Hand Grand Champion), on this website:
CACMA, Mint Hill Kungfu
Rick Panico, Hung Gar Kung Fu, Sponsor of the Fall Classic in Mooresville NC

Other sites of Interest:

Norman Smith, supplier of “superior” martial arts supplies!
Chinese language, dictionary, classics
Tai Chi Network
Shifu Mike Patterson's directory of U.S. Neijia teachers:
Bill Douglas. His site provides national and international listings and general information about Tai Chi & Qigong:
Dr. Jay's study of the connections between Tantrix and the Yi Jing:

Knife and Tomahawk Throwing:

Scott Gracia's “The Great Throwzini” website-- Most comprehensive, “must-visit-often” site on knife throwing, including listings of “Local Throwers” for each state. For Scott's Free 101 Knife Throwing Tips Info-Pak and to receive the free Great Throwzini! Newsletter (on-line), go to:
International Knife Throwers Hall of Fame Assoc. (Mike Bainton Ph.D., Austin TX)
Good tomahawks, around $30.

Family Connections

Dr. Jay's daughter Katharine (UNC '06) was Music Director of the Loreleis, a women's a cappella group:
Dr. Jay's cousin Fayssoux is a wonderful bluegrass/country music singer and guitarist:
Fayssoux's daughter is a talented artist and jeweler:
Kathleen's family has a "rite of passage"-- hiking to the summit of Yosemite's Half Dome:
The Magic Tortoise Taijiquan School
c/o Dr. Jay Dunbar, Director
15 Timberlyne Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1522