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 (Taiji), Ch’i Kung (Qigong), 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 and was an Indie Book Awards finalist in the Mind, Body, Spirit 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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