This amazing 88-year-old Tai Chi instructor is still teaching! Norman Skanchy does not let his age slow him down when it comes to teaching Tai Chi. Skanchy, who was very active as a past National Racquetball Champion, started learning Tai Chi with his wife while they were in China during the 1990’s.
Norman Skanchy first saw people practicing Tai Chi Chuan when he was in Beijing, China with the United States Marine Corps during 1945. He has worked as an art professor at Ogden City Schools and the Weber State University, and is still an active artist and sculptor. Skanchy teaches Tai Chi at the Eccles Community Art Center in Ogden, Utah.
On May 7th, 2016 Norman turned 90-years-old, and is still teaching at the Eccles Community Art Center!