Contacts and Staff
The primary contact is the Seattle Office:
Kulshan College of Intuitive Medicine
419 Queen Anne Ave North, Suite B1
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (425) 908-0360
for more information, to sign up for our email list, for private lessons on any relevant skill or subject, to request a free session in a lab or class, or to make an appointment in our Allergy Clinic, Brain Clinic, or Veterans Clinic.
Heidi M. Hawkins
is the Director of Kulshan College, develops and teaches classes, clinics and labs, plans field trips, coordinates staff and students, manages the web site and merch design, directs the band, and herds cats. Heidi enjoys time spent in nature, travel, time with friends and family, playing pinball, chopping wood, training goats, and carrying water.
We welcome Thomas Renteria
as our new Grantwriter! Thomas is a Beginner-Level student of Tao Fawu Qigong, and grateful for the opportunity to grow in the practice. He is a member of the Board of Directorns, a military veteran, will soon graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, and is currently enrolled as a Graduate Student at the University of Washington with a focus in Social Work and Mental Health Counseling. Thomas looks forward to doing meaningful and mindful work in service to Kulshan College.
"Uncle" Woody Pidcock a member of the Board of Directors and coordinator of the Tao Fawu Medical Qigong Lab in Seattle.
Woody volunteers at FridayFeast in the University District serving nutritious meals to over 100 people each week. Woody enjoys sauna & swimming at Queen Anne pool, walking & taking the bus around Seattle, and learning the benefits of a monastic lifestyle.
Shelli Joy Martinez
is our liaison to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.
Shelli has a degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Eastern Washington University and is a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, Okanogan Band. She has been working for the Colville Tribes Diabetes Program as a Physical Activities Lifestyle Specialist since 2008. Shelli enjoys helping people feel better through various forms of wellness activities; walking, yoga, swimming, dancing, healthy cooking, & laughing to name a few. Shelli has been coordinating semi-annual Kulshan College tours to the Colville Reservation since our first tour there in April 2012, and is excited to be studying Tao Fawu Qigong with us. She is now enrolled in Graduate School.
Kate Johnson Kiefer
is a mother of three, and coordinator of the Veterans Clinic, Bellingham Intuitive Diagnosis Lab, and On-Call Dual lab, as well as Secretary of the Board. Kate also manages the Kulshan College Maintenance Crew
, our students for hire team. She has found Tao Fawu practices profoundly helpful to her health and is glad to be able to share this form of healing with others. Kate and her kids raise goats, chickens, and rabbits, and she enjoys gardening, playing music in the Kulshan College School Band, canning fruits and veggies, and being outside in nature.
is the coordinator of our Brain Clinic, located in Seattle and Bellingham, the Bellingham Tao Fawu Medical Qigong Lab, and the Allergy Clinic. Michelle is also a member of the board, a yoga teacher, and enjoys caring for our community goats.
To learn more about our practitioners or make a private appointment, see the practitioners
Tao Fawu and Kulshan College are Trademarks, since 2003.