About

Our Licensed Acupuncturists

Mater Lu

master luMaster Lu has been practicing Acupuncture and Chinese martial arts for over 40 years. He was one of the first Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Utah. He was trained in Taiwan in both Acupuncture and Chinese martial arts mainly Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and Old Yang Style Tai Chi. Master Lu was also twice national champion for full contact fighting in Taiwan.

 

Tyehao Lu, L.Ac, MAOM

master lus acupuncture

Master Tyehao Lu is also a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Utah. He practices Chinese medicine and acupuncture at Master Lu’s Health Center. He has a Masters degree from the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine one of the best Chinese medicine colleges in the United States. He is also a NCCAOM Oriental Medicine Diplomate. He practices acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, tui na (Chinese massage), Chinese food therapy, and Chinese martial arts. Tyehao has been practicing Chinese Martial arts both Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and Old Yang Style Tai Chi for over 25 years.

tyehao luTyehao Lu began study of Kung Fu at the young age of 3 years old. He has trained the majority of his life and has achieved a level of Kung Fu mastery that can only be attained through a lifetime of rigorous and dedicated study. Tyehao Lu has competed in a variety of tournaments, including the Utah Summer Games where he won several gold and silver medals and other international Kung Fu tournaments winning gold medals. Tyehao has been teaching Tai Chi and Shaolin Kung Fu for over 10 years and in 2004 was awarded the title of Master. Tyehao is also a Licensed Acupuncturist with a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He currently practices acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, cupping, moxibustion, and tui na (Chinese massage) at Master Lu’s Health Center. He specializes in pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and internal medicine.

Primary Staff

Master Cheng Tsang Lu

master chengAt Master Lu’s Health Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, our professional and courteous staff is ready to answer your questions about acupuncture and Chinese medicine, help you achieve the level of Kung Fu or Tai Chi expertise you desire, and assist in developing and maintaining your fitness and well-being.

Master Cheng Tsang Lu has been teaching the Chinese martial arts for over 30 years, has trained hundreds of students, and was the first acupuncturist licensed in the State of Utah. Master Lu was born and received his training in Taiwan, where he was twice National Kung Fu champion. During his 8 years of study as apprentice to Grand Master Chian Ho Yin, he learned the ancient Chinese arts of Acupuncture, Tai Chi and Kung Fu. After a successful career teaching Tai Chi and Kung Fu in Taiwan, Master Lu immigrated to the United States in 1974. He was the first acupuncturist licensed in the State of Utah in 1983, and has taught extensive classes at locations throughout the Salt Lake area, including the University of Utah, and at his own studio. Master Lu’s Health Center.

in Taiwan, Master Lu immigrated to the United States in 1974. He was the first acupuncturist licensed in the State of Utah in 1983, and has taught extensive classes at locations throughout the Salt Lake area, including the University of Utah, and at his own studio. Master Lu’s Health Center.

Instructors

Before an instructor can teach tai chi and kung fu at the Lu Health Center, they undertake years of rigorous training and must be certified by Master Lu to instruct students. All students at Master Lu’s Health Center receive personal instruction, both by instructors and Master Lu himself. Kung Fu and Tai Chi is about personal transformation and well being, and individual attention helps to ensure that each pupil receives training appropriate to their interests and abilities.

Gary

garyGary has been studying Kung Fu under the direction of Master Cheng Tsang Lu for over 10 years. He competed in the 2002 Utah Summer Games and has instructed a wide range of martial artists in his work at Master Lu’s Health Center for over five years. Gary often runs warm-up exercises and helps new students learn the basic stances required for Kung Fu. Gary is also certified to teach our Tai Chi form. In his professional life, Gary is a software engineer who uses Kung Fu and Tai Chi to maintain his remarkable health. Gary is among the older students at the Lu Health Center and his health, wellbeing and skills reflects his long dedication to his training.

Matthew Stratton

matthew strattonMatthew Stratton was born September 7th, 1972 in Lima, Ohio. He has been very active in sports from 1977 until 1991, and has competed in football, baseball, soccer, wrestling and gymnastics. Starting in 1990 until his departure in the military, Matthew coached gymnastics to students of all ages. He graduated High School in 1991, enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on November 11th, 1991 and spent 11 years serving his country. Matthew currently works for the Salt Lake County Sheriff as a Jail Clerk and studies Kung Fu and Tai Chi under Master Lu.