Sifu Julien Valiquette
Julien Valiquette is officially certified as a fourth generation teacher in the Wu Yi Jie He (武医结合) system of Martial Arts and Chinese medicine combined under the lineage of grand master Wang Zi-Ping.
He started his martial arts training in 1987 in various systems including Karate and Yang style Tai chi chuan. Starting in 1990, he studied Southern Shaolin Fujian White crane Kung fu for over 16 years. In 1992 he also started to study the Northern Shaolin Long fist system, and in 1994 specialized in the Chaquan style under Master Xu Gong Wei.
Julien is currently continuing th study of the Wu Yi Jie He (武医结合) system, focussing on the internal arts of Taijiquan and Xingyi quan with masters Helen Wu and Simon Hu.
Julien started to teach the Long Fist system (including the Chaquan and Northern Shaolin styles) in 1997 until today. He has been in several Martial arts demonstrations to promote the traditional chinese martial arts in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto. He also has won several competitions. Julien also studied and practices Tui Na Acupressure, a system of chinese therapeutic massage based on the principles of acupuncture.
Sifu Shadia Habib
Shadia Habib is officially certified as a fourth generation teacher in the Wu Yi Jie He (武医结合) system of Martial Arts and Chinese medicine combined under the lineage of grand master Wang Zi-Ping. She has been studying martial arts since 1990 in various arts including Southern Shaolin (White crane) Kung fu, Northern Shaolin and Chaquan Kung fu, Boxing, Kickboxing, Taichi and Chi Gong. Aside from studying with Sifu Julien Valiquette, she studied Chaquan directly with master Xu Gong Wei. Shadia also trained in Boxing and Kickboxing under various teachers including former world champions.
Shadia is specialized the internal styles of Tai chi and Qi Gong (with masters Helen Wu and Simon Hu) which she adds to her Energy Medicine clinical practice. She is certified in Medical Qi Gong, Chinese Naturopathy, Tui Na - Chinese Medical Massage, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Classical Homeopathic Medicine, and is a Reiki Master.
As the most senior student in the Chaquan school, she's been in many demonstrations to promote the Chaquan style in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa.
Shadia has been helping with the classes since 1998 and she started teaching her own Kung fu class for women in 2008. Meanwhile, she also has been teaching boxing and kickboxing since 2003. Lately she concentrates on internal styles. Since 2013 she leads her own Qi gong class.
Shadia was certified assistant instructor in june 2010.