Charles Robinson is a teacher, a guide, a life energy guru, and the creator of Kai Chi Do. The inspiration for Kai Chi Do came to him while he was leading a meditation group back in the early 1970’s. Yes – he was teaching meditation in the 1970’s. But Charles wasn’t a hippie. In fact, he never has fit neatly into any category. Charles was raised as a Catholic altar boy, took Buddhist vows, married a Jewish Unitarian, and named their daughter a Hindu prayer. He studied martial arts, but developed Kai Chi Do as a non-martial art. Charles hangs with suits but he dresses in a gi.
Charles is the Clinical Director of the Empower program at the Ashram of Clearwater, where he helps people recover their connection to Source, self and others. He helps people to move forward by meeting them exactly where they are. Charles has a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Education from Seton Hall University.
Charles’ wife, Susan, is his one-person administrative team, so if you read our blog or sign up for any of our services, you’re sure to bump into her juggling details. Susan is also a great role model for doing Kai Chi Do at your own pace – as you’ll see whenever we get her out from behind the video camera.
They live with their daughter Shanti and 2 dogs Toby and Zoie in Tarpon Springs, Florida.