JONATHAN D. CHANG
Co-founder, Creative Manager
Jonathan began his practice of Traditional Chinese Martial Arts at the age of five at Yang's Martial Arts in Andover, MA. He enrolled in the 10-year training program at the YMAA California Retreat Center in 2008.
YMAA Shaolin Instructor & Taijiquan Instructor
MICHELLE H. LIN
Co-founder, Operations Manager
Michelle began training Shaolin Kung Fu at Yang's Martial Arts in Andover, MA in 1998. In 2013, she was accepted as the first female student to study at the YMAA California Retreat Center.
YMAA Shaolin Assistant Instructor & Taijiquan Assistant Instructor
In 2010, Frank began studying Taijiquan and Qigong as a visitor at the YMAA Retreat Center. A year later, he was accepted as a student in Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming's comprehensive full-time training program.
YMAA Qigong Assistant Instructor & Taijiquan Assistant Instructor
Door Greeter, Mascot
Xiao Hu was adopted by the first generation students of the YMAA California Retreat Center in October 2008. In December 2018, he traveled across the country with his humans and now resides with them in Massachusetts.
Australian Cattle Dog / Rat Terrier
Learn the history & background of our martial arts heritage, styles, and community. Read about our teacher, and the international organization we grew up in.
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming & YMAA