Sifu George Thomas was born on 5thJune, 1959. Since the age of ten, he has been actively participating in fitness programmes. He is a regular swimmer and has experienced various meditation techniques like Zen, TM Siddhi, Sidda Samadhi Yoga, Vipassana, Silva mind control etc. also healing arts like Reiki / Pranic healing. He discovered Martial arts in 1977 and is a 6thdegree black belt in Karate and a National referee. Since 1995 he has dedicated his life in spreading / promoting Tai Chi Chuan in India.
Sifu George Thomas has over 33 years experience in Martial arts as a student, teacher and referee. He has been in the fitness field for over 40 years and is an expert on the subject of fitness. He is a living catalog on fitness. He loves to talk and share whatever he knows about health and Philosophy. He believes we are born with a purpose and we reap what we sow. This life is to learn and to share.
Sifu George Thomas has trained directly under the Grand Master, initially in Perth, Australia and later in Shanghai, China. The Grand Master was so impressed with Sifu George’s sincerity and dedication that he decided to teach him the Taichi Sword Form, which is the King of all weapons and later, on another visit he was introduced to the Taichi Sabre. He also had the great opportunity to train with the Grand Master’s son Fu Qing Quan, who is the 6th generation of the Yang Family, and other International Masters in Shanghai when they met for International workshops, competition and Seminars in 1998.
Sifu George Thomas is the Head of The Authentic Yang Family Taichi in India, authorized by the Grand Master and the World Yong Nian Tai Chi Federation.
Sifu George Thomas is the Founder and President of FU SHENG YUAN TAI CHI ACADEMY-INDIA CHAPTER, which he established in Chennai in 1998 and later set up branches in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Kochi. He has been conducting Seminars, workshops, lecture / demonstrations regularly for corporate houses, clubs and educational Institutions. He has featured in many leading television channels, newspapers and magazines.
Sifu George Thomas enjoys the moments of peace, joy and wisdom in the practice of Tai Chi and is on a mission to share this ancient Chinese art, here in our great country, India.