About Our Faculty
Our faculty is comprised of experienced practitioners who share the desire to carry out the mission of the college and to help each student excel. All of the licensed acupuncturists and physicians on our faculty are also practicing clinicians who bring their real life professional experience into the classroom and clinic.
Faculty members are noted for the Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) program, Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine (CCHM) program and Clinical Internship (CL).
His interest in Chinese medicine grew out of his life long love of nature and passion for martial arts and spiritual cultivation since a young age, and he has practiced Chinese and Daoist systems of gongfu including meditation, qigong and taijiquan since 2007, and has specialized in Wudang Sanfeng Pai Gongfu since 2011 having studied under Master Bing (15th generation priest) and Master Chen (14th generation priest).
Greg teaches public and private classes on Chinese medicine, meditation, qigong, & Wudang Gongfu through Mystic Dao. Greg has also been an avid gardener since his teens and has worked in the past as Daoist Traditions College Herbal Gardens Supervisor. He is a classically trained acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, and expert in applying a healing presence and providing qigong, lifestyle and dietary guidance for improved healing and wellness to his patients and students. Gregory draws heavily on the teachings of Master Jeffrey Yuen having attended more than 900 hours of lectures from the eminent Daoist master of Chinese medicine since 2010.
Greg currently teaches qigong to the masters degree program acupuncture students enrolled at Daoist Traditions College, and supervises interns learning to practice Chinese medicine at the college clinic. Greg practices many modalities of Chinese medicine including acupuncture, herbal medicine, food therapy, prescription qigong, acupressure massage, essential oils, stone medicine and providing lifestyle guidance.
In his free time, Greg relaxes with his wife Grace, hikes with his dog Odin, cleans up after his cat Macai, does dishes, continues studying with his teachers, and trains and practices what he teaches and preaches every day. Gregory has taught public and private classes and workshops on Daoist meditation, qigong, taijiquan and gongfu since 2008, and is currently (spring 2017) in the process of opening a full service Chinese medicine wellness clinic, Wudang Gongfu School and tea/lifestyle shop in Asheville, NC. MAOM
Mary has studied qi gong, tai chi and sword forms in the US with Gregory Casey, Master Bing and Master Chen from the Wudang tradition. She has also completed numerous lectures by Jeffrey Yuen on favorite topics including the roots of Chinese herbal medicine, tree spirit medicine, and numerous other topics on healing since 2008. These studies have enriched a personal exploration of understanding Daoism in a modern era and longevity practices. MAOM
Research project on topics of Daoism
Video on Longevity Acupuncture & Apothecary
Medicinal herb growers cooperative