Sensei Sandeep Desai is a master of T’ai Chi, Ashtanga Yoga and Martial Arts having several international accolades to his name. He has successfully completed the ‘Full Time Training’ under the strict supervision of Grandmaster Chen Zhonghua and is the first Indian to be authorized by Chinese Grandmaster Zhu Tian Cai to teach the original Chen Style T’ai Chi in India
Sensei Desai has studied Karate, (5th degree Black Belt from Okinawa-Japan-1989) T’ai Chi (Chen village,China- 1998) and Ashtanga Yoga from Shri KPJAYI Yoga Shala (Mysore-India), all from the original source.
Sensei was felicitated in by HON. Shri Narendra Modi,, for doing sterling work of spreading T’ai Chi awareness in India. He is the author of ‘The Small Book of T’ai Chi’, and contributes regularly for the popular ‘Speaking Tree’ column in The Times of India. T’ai Chi instructional DVDs produced by Sandeep Desai are released by Times Music.
Besides, he has featured on TEDx show, BBC World, Star Plus, Zoom, CNBC TV18, Zee TV, Doordarshan, Channel V & Times Now etc and held workshops for different wellness festivals and corporates around India.
Most recently in August 2022, Sensei Sandeep Desai had the opportunity to teach T’ai Chi and Yoga at the International Woodstock Fruit Festival, held in New York, USA.