Peter Stege, Dean, Advanced Taoist Practice (ATP)
Peter Stege, D.O.M. began his study of Taoism and Taoist movement arts with Tai Chi Chuan at the University of New Mexico in 1973. In 1985 he began his study of Ni Family Earth Style Tai Chi and Eight Treasures in Taos, New Mexico. He has studied with several Tai Chi teachers in Santa Fe, New Mexico since the 1980’s. He is currently certified by CHI Health Institute in several forms. Peter has completed the Infinichi medical Qi Gong program with Dr. Arnold Tayam through College of Tao. He is Dean of the Advanced Traditional Practice Program (ATP) of the College of Tao. In December, 2014 he retired from his TCM medical practice and in 2016 he and his wife, Jody, moved to Reno, Nevada to be closer to 2 of their sons and 4 of their grand-daughters. Peter now hosts a monthly study group and he teaches Eight Treasures, Harmony Tai Chi and Tai Chi Sword.
In 2019, Peter was selected to facilitate the restoration of the Ni family property in Southern Oregon as the College of Tao Shrine and Retreat Center.