About

At Wise Orchid Martial Arts – Taijiquan & Qigong, our mission is to preserve and share the ancient wisdom and traditions of internal Chinese Martial Arts helping you create a healthier life – balanced, flexible & strong.

Instructors

Viola Brumbaugh
Head Instructor

Sifu Viola Brumbaugh Viola Brumbaugh began her study of Tai Chi with Master David Leung in Eugene, Oregon nearly 20 years ago. Since that time, she has devoted herself to internal Chinese Martial Arts, particularly Tai Chi Chuan, Wing Chun & Qigong. She has traveled to China on numerous occasions and has had the privilege of training with and learning from some of the highest level living masters. In 1999, she was inducted as an indoor student of Master Leung, and then, in 2007 became a disciple of Grandmaster Chen ZhengLei, 19th generation Chen Family Lineage holder. Viola Brumbaugh now runs Wise Orchid Martial Arts – Tai Chi, QiGong & Kung Fu in Seattle, WA. Integrating a combination of traditional and creative teaching methods, Sifu Viola Brumbaugh’s ongoing classes are structured to help you develop flexibility, relaxation, balance and strength.

Assistant Instructor Rusel DeMaria

Rusel DeMaria has been studying Tai Chi for over 13 years with Sifu Viola Brumbaugh as well as Master David Leung & Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei.  He has also traveled to China to study.

Lineage

Chen Family Taijiquan Lineage

chen wangting Chen Fake Chen Zhaopi Chen Zhaokui Chen Zhenglei
Chen Wangting (1600-1680), Founder of Taijiquan Chen Fake, 17th Generation Chen Family Taijiquan Master Chen Zhaopi, 18th Generation Chen Family Taijiquan Master Chen Zhaokui, 18th Generation Chen Family Taijiquan Master Chen Zhenglei, 19th Generation Chen Family Taijiquan Master

Yang Family Taijiquan Lineage

Yang Chengfu Chen Wei Ming Leung King Yu Master David Leung
Yang Chengfu, Yang Family Taijiquan Master Chen Wei Ming, Yang Family Taijiquan Master Leung King Yu, Yang Family Taijiquan Master David Leung, Yang Family Taijiquan Master Under Leung King Yu, Wing Chun Kung Fu Master Under Ho Leung

Wing Chun Kung Fu Family Lineage

Yip Man Ho Leung
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David Leung
 
Yip Man, Wing Chun Kung Fu Master and renowned teacher of Bruce Lee Ho Leung, Wing Chun Kung Fu Master David Leung, Yang Family Taijiquan Master Under Leung King Yu, Wing Chun Kung Fu Master Under Ho Leung

 

Viola Brumbaugh, 12th Generation Chen Family Taijiquan,
4th generation Yang Family Taijiquan under Yang Chengfu,
and 3rd Generation Wing Chun Student under Yip Man, with her teachers,
Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei and Master David Leung.