Alan started in the martial arts when he was in college. After ten years he was looking for more, so he started in a system that combined the principles of tai chi with the two other internal styles.
Starting in 1980 he spent a few years learning the Yang style with T. T. Liang. In 1988 he found out about Bruce Frantzis, who had spent many years in Japan and China studying martial arts, chi gung, and meditation.
Alan took workshops and retreats with Bruce for over twenty years, and became a Senior Instructor in Bruce’s Energy Arts system.
Alan has been teaching at Brookline Tai Chi since it opened in 1992.