Sifu Domingo Colon began his study of Tai Chi in 1965. He studied under three leading authorities of the art, Masters Wm. C.C. Chen, C. K. Chu and B. P. Chan. By 1975, he had developed the necessary skills to be appointed Chief Instructor by Master C. K. Chu. In 1978, he founded the Tai Chi School of Westchester, where he currently conducts exercise classes in the Short and Long Forms of Tai Chi, Taoist Healing Techniques, Breathing Exercises, Meditation, Stress Reduction, Philosophy, Chi Kung, Chi Development and Energy Channeling for Health, Taoist Sex Techniques and Self Defense, Sparring and Weapons Techniques.
Since 1971, Sifu Colon has taught numerous special courses for many tri-state companies, civic groups, colleges, continuing education programs, hospitals and other health facilities. He has appeared many times on cable television and radio shows and is a contributor to specialized publications dealing with the martial arts and Chinese healing methods. He has also designed programs for seniors and individuals with special needs. Sifu Colon studied physical therapy at Hunter College in New York, working primarily in sports medicine, and in 1992 was certified as an Adaptive Fitness Instructor trained to teach aerobic, strength and flexibility exercises to the physically challenged. This unique and extensive background in Tai Chi and physical therapy allows Sifu Colon to teach a highly effective and safe synthesis of Eastern and Western healing methods.