Chang Wu Na 張悟納
Master Chang, Wu Na (Daoist name Bao Na), is the co-founder and instructor of the International Wudang Internal Martial Arts Academy and is a Daoist priest. Master Chang has been trained in various martial arts from around the world since the age of four. This enabled him to cultivate a balanced understanding of Chinese Martial Arts and its place in the global martial arts community. His name is included in The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Outstanding Chinese Martial Arts Masters published in China.
In his youth, Master Chang studied several hard styles and various weapons. As a mixed-race individual, Master Chang was drawn to the Chinese Martial Arts in an attempt to further explore his Chinese heritage. His training in Wudang style martial arts began in his early teens learning Baguazhang and Xingyiquan with a master from Beijing.
Lu Mei-Hui 呂美惠
Dr. Lu, Mei-Hui is the co-founder and instructor of the International Wudang Internal Martial Arts Academy along with Master Chang. Her name can be found in The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Outstanding Traditional Chinese Martial Arts Masters published in Beijing, China., 2008, Taiji Magazine, New Tang Dynasty News & Magazine, Epoch Times and Seattle Chinese Time. Her view points on traditional Chinese Martial Arts have been reported on TV and radio as well.
Dr. Lu was born in Taiwan and holds a Ph.D. degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Washington. She comes from a long family line of martial artists and healers. In addition to her Martial Arts training, Dr. Lu also has deep exposure to Traditional Chinese Medicine and Qigong. She has studied Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Baster University and Qi healing from various famous masters in China.