More About the Author
Stuart Alve Olson is a teacher, translator, and writer on Daoist philosophy, health, and internal arts. He has studied and practiced Daoism and Chinese Buddhism for more than forty years. In 2006, he cofounded Valley Spirit Arts with Patrick Gross to publish his books and DVDs, and is the head teacher at the Sanctuary of Dao in Phoenix, Arizona, where he focuses on translating various Daoist texts, conducting lectures, leading retreats, and teaching.
Stuart has produced eighteen books, many of which now appear in several foreign-language editions. He has done numerous book signings, appeared on many TV and radio talk shows throughout the United States, written several articles for martial art and Daoist magazines, and has taught Daoism and Taijiquan in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Canada, and Italy.
In 2005, he traveled to Britain to appear in the Taijiquan documentary film "Embracing the Tiger." His works on Taijiquan and Daoism have been well received within both communities.
You can email him at email@example.com.