Meet Your Instructor: Harry Legg

Harry studies Tai Chi and Internal Arts under his Sifu, Richard Clear and is the NY/NJ Clear’s Senior Regional Instructor. Master¬†Richard Clear is Shigong third generation lineage holder in Tai Chi from Lee Ying Arng who was a senior student under Yang Chen Fu. Master Clear has studied directly with such famous masters as Ma Yeuh Liang, Wen Mei Yu, Dr Fred Wu, Liu Ji Fa, Ju Bong Yi, Pei Xi Rong, Willem de Thouars and Don Ethan Miller among others. Master Clear began teaching in 1985 and has over 30 years of continuous study in Tai Chi (tai ji), Qigong (chi kung) & Internal Martial Arts, along with some other external styles. He has produced his own videos and books to help people learn in-person as well as online.¬†(More on Master Richard Clear)

Harry has earned the following Professional Instructor Certifications from Master Clear:

Tai Chi
Push Hands
Fa Kung Healing
Self Defense

Harry has been honored to train with one of Sifu Clear’s primary teachers, Willem de Thouars aka “Uncle Bill.” In addition to his certifications from Master Clear, Harry has received Instructor Certification from The American Tai Chi And Qigong Association. Harry holds a black belt ranking in the Body Mind Studios training system which includes training in Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Bagua Zhang, Ship Pal Gye, Kong Su Do, Akido/Hapkido, Udo, Kom Do and more. Harry was awarded 1st Place for Tai Chi form in the 2018 KToC Nationals Tournament.

Paul Shansky

Paul Shansky, Associate Instructor for New Jersey Tai Chi, has been certified by Master Clear in Tai Chi, Push Hands, Fa Kung Healing and Qigong. Paul has a long history of training in numerous martial disciplines. Paul began with the external hard style of Ishinryu Karate and has transitioned to internal martial arts for both health and martial applications. Paul teaches the Saturday morning classes at Glen Rock Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation.


Tues & Thurs 9am to 10am
Verona Community Center

Thurs 11am to Noon
Casano Community Center Roselle Park, NJ

Tues 10:30am to 11:30am
Thurs 4pm to 7pm
Verona, NJ Studio Thurs

7:30pm to 8:30pm
Inner Vault Wellness, Caldwell, NJ

Saturday 10am to 11am
Fair Lawn, NJ Studio with Instructor Paul Shansky

Additional Private and Group sessions available

Phone: 973.559.3132