Margaret Olmsted has been with the School of T’ai Chi Chuan/T’ai Chi Foundation since 1976. She started studying with Patrick Watson in New York City, and under his guidance became an apprentice teacher and then, over the years, a senior teacher. She has taught at trainings both in the United States and Europe, teaching the public and training new teachers. Currently she resides in Los Angeles where she practices five-element acupuncture. She is grateful for the opportunity to teach students and patients the Yang style short tai chi form and Five-Element Qi Gong as taught by the TCF.