About Robert Chuckrow:

Dr. Chuckrow (born in 1936) has had an interest in nutrition and Natural Hygiene for most of his life and has taught these subjects in a number of venues. He has studied T’ai Chi, Ch’i Kung, and other movement and healing arts since 1970 under masters such as Cheng Man-ch’ing, William C.C. Chen, Elaine Summers (1925–2014) (read my talk at a celebration for her in 2004), Alice Holtman, Harvey I. Sober, Kevin Harrington, and Chin Fan-siong. He has taught T’ai Chi extensively, is certified as a master teacher of Kinetic Awareness®, and has authored six books—one on weight-loss and diet, one on historical tuning of keyboard instruments, and four on T’ai Chi: The Tai Chi Book, Tai Chi Walking, Tai Chi Dynamics, and Tai Chi Concepts and Experiments.

His The Tai Chi Book was a finalist among the three best books in the health/medicine category in the Independent Publisher Book Awards.was honored in the martial arts / alternative health category by the Independent Publisher Online Magazine Highlighted Title Program, was a finalist in ForeWord Magazine’s 2008 Book of the Year Awards, won the Eric Hoffer book award, and won the USA Book News best-book-award in health: exercise and fitness. His most-recent book, Tai Chi Concepts and Experiments, won the American Book Fest 2021 best-book award in the sports category.

Chuckrow’s Ph.D. is in experimental physics from NYU. He has taught physics at NYU, The Cooper Union, Fieldston, and other schools for forty-three years.

Seal: Zhong Zhi Boo

Robert Chuckrow Headshot

Robert Chuckrow


Robert Chuckrow’s Major Teachers

Cheng Man-ch’ing

Cheng Man-ch’ing (1902–75)

William C.C. chen

William C.C.Chen

Elaine Summers

Elaine Summers (1925–2014)

Harvey I. Sober

Harvey Sober

Sam Chin Fan-siong

Sam Chin Fan-siong

Prof. Cheng painting

A Cheng Man-ch’ing Painting

Prof. Cheng painting

A Class Photograph of Cheng Man-ch’ing’s School in 1970. Robert Chuckrow stands in the right, rear corner.


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