Tong Ren Healing System
Founder And Developer - Tom Tam
Master Tom Tam is a gifted healer, acupuncturist and innovator
based in Boston, MA. He is the developer of the Tom
Tam Healing System which utilizes acupuncture, energy healing and tuina
for treating conditions which have proven to be difficult to treat by other
methods. Tom has authored numerous books which
explain his theories and techniques and has taught numerous students around the
world. Below is a brief biography.
Tom Tam is a writer, poet, and healer. Born in Tai Shan, China,
he came to the United States in 1975 as a political refugee. Since 1982, he has
been practicing acupuncture, Tai Chi, and Chi Gong healing with great success.
For the last 20 years, Tom has been one of the foremost students of Master Gin
Soon Chu, the fifth generation master of traditional Yang family Tai Chi Chuan.
In 1987, Tom founded the Boston Chi Gong Center and began training students.
The following year, he founded the Oriental Culture Institute, and organized
the Boston Chi Gong Delegation to China.
Tom was awarded the highest honor of The Chinese Medical Research Association,
the diamond pin and medal. He was also made Honorary President of the Taipei
Over the years, Tom has written many books on Chi Gong, healing, and
philosophy: Tai Chi Dao Yin (1993); Yi Jin Jing (1994); a translation of Lao
Tzu's Dao De Jing (1994); Tom Tam's Healing System (1995); Pi Gu: The Way of
Chi Gong Fasting (1st edition) (1996). He has also written several books of
poetry, including For the Love of Nature (1997). Some of his books have been
translated into Russian.
In 1997, Tom finished a book on his approach to past-life therapy, the
In 1998 he completed two new books on his experiences healing
patients with cancer: New Hope on the Horizon and Metamorphosis: Emerging from
In 2000, Tom developed the new style of Chi Gong, Da Peng Gong and finished the
book of Da Peng Gong. The latest book he finished is Tong Ren for Cancer in
Tom Tam continues to practice, teach students, and travel around the world to
share his dreams.
(His books are all available on this site.)