JCSifu James “JC” Cox Priest Fa Shu Shakya
Founder of Golden Dragon Arts
Founder of Naturally Organic Healing Center

Sifu JC (MMQ) has been passionately studying Qigong and Tai Chi (Taiji Chuan) for over 20 years.  Grand Master Dashi Steven Baugh from the Lohan School of Shaolin provided extensive training in multiple disciplines and JC acquired further education from the International College of Medical Qigong and is now a Medical Qigong Master.  He knows well and teaches traditional forms of Qigong including Bau Duan Jin (Eight Pieces of Brocade), Silk Weavers, 5 Elements, Cloud Hands, Massage Qigong, 6 Healing Sounds, Meditation, Iron Body 108 Day Practice, Golden Bell, Taoist Arts, and he specializes in Medical Qigong Therapy and private one-on-one lessons.

Sifu JC is also a Master Herbalist and Nutritionist with 20 years of personal consultation experience.  He received training directly with Dr. Ceyu Cao in Chinese Medicine and from a Master Herbalist in Western Eclectic Herbalism for six years.  With knowledge of over 500 different herbs, JC also was taught about both internal and external formulas from ancient tonic herbalism through Grand Master Baugh.


Certified Medical Qigong Practioner (M.Q.P) from the International College of Medical Qigong California under Shifu Dr. Bernard Shannon.
Gold Medalist Push Hand Champion of the Las Vegas Chinese Martial Arts Championship. Published co-author of the Lohan Qigong and Tai Chi Chuan Internal Arts manual under the guidance of Grand Master Baugh.

JC combined his martial arts and health and nutrition background together to create “The Trinity of Health” Body Mind Spirit Healing Program, which was the basis of an organic herbal health supplement company, Earth Healing Formulas, founded in 2003 (now Golden Dragon Tonics).

JC also co-authored and published a health and fitness “Wellness Letter” for six years working as nutritionist and herbalist at a local health food store.  He has taught his “The Trinity of Health” Body Mind Spirit Healing Program at Wellness clinics, health symposiums, herbal seminars, martial arts schools, as well as live talk radio shows.


Reverend James “JC” Cox
Priest Fa Shu Shakya Completed his 10-year initiation and priest training program and was ordained as a Zen Buddhist Priest in the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun.
JC also was ordained a Taoist Warrior Priest in the Quan Zhen School of Complete Reality under Dashi Chuan Shen Shakya, abbot of the Lohan Temple.


JC served as President of the “Lohan Spiritual and Cultural Center,” based in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he also taught his programs on Meditation, “To Become the Healer,” “The Art of Tea,” “Tonic Herbs and Dit Da Jow,” and classes in Qigong and Tai Chi.


2013 North American Taiji Straight Sword Champion


JC became the 1st disciple of the 8th generation Yang Taiji Chuan under Master Shirfu Joshua Jackson, disciple of Grandmaster Xue Li Fu (a.k.a. Jack Fu) of the Lin Mogen, Li Ya Xuan, Yang Cheng-fu, Yang Jian Hou, Yang Lu Chan Lineage.

International Chinese Martial Arts Championship
Las Vegas “High Roller” Tournament 2012
Overall – Grand Champion Internal Martial Arts Advanced.

International Chinese Martial Arts Championship
Las Vegas “High Roller” Tournament 2013
Overall – Grand Champion Internal Martial Arts Advanced.

JC opened his own wellness center and school!
JC is a strong advocate for creating local health and wellness jobs and opportunities for others with his store and school.  The store and school both offer different internships and scholarships based in the wellness industry.  Giving back to his community has always been a goal of his companies.

Naturally Organic Healing Center

International Chinese Martial Arts Championship
Overall – Grand Champion Internal Martial Arts Advanced.

JC is a sponsored athlete by Garden of Life products and still represents their product line as a brand ambassador, 2012 through 2019.

International Chinese Martial Arts Championship
Overall – Grand Champion Internal Martial Arts Advanced.


JC completed his Medical Qigong Therapist training from the International College of Medical Qigong under Shirfu Dr. Barnard Shannon


JC organized and taught the Medical Qigong Theory for Practitioners, a 1 year program, to further his understanding of Medical Qigong and the Qigong Artist Teacher Training.

JC graduated with his Master of Medical Qigong from the College of Medical Qigong and treats patients on a daily basis with Medical Qigong Therapy.

JC offered and taught five different Teacher Training Programs and visited Professor Jerry Alan Johnson for a three day intensive course to gain more insights into the world of Medical Qigong.

JC will be offering eight Teacher Training Programs and focusing full time on the Golden Dragon Arts curriculum and Medical Qigong Treatments.

Private Lessons with Sifu JC
$100 an Hour (at studio)
$800 for 10 Lessons

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Cancellation and Refund Policy for Sifu JC’s

Medical Qigong Treatments and Nutritional Consultations and Private Lessons are NON Refundable.

A minimum charge for any changes in appointment times as follows:
24-48 hours prior to appointment $15.00
12-24 hours prior to appointment $30.00
Missed Lesson or Appointment is Full Charge.

Sifu JC’s Classes, Class Cards (we are not responsible for lost cards) and Specials, Annual Packages, Workshops, and Lectures, Teacher Training Programs are NON Refundable but may be transferred to someone else in the same year prior to expiration date.


The treatments or recommendations mentioned in our facility or online are not meant to be used as symptomatic prescriptions.  In practicing alternative therapy and self-healing classes, you are doing so under your own risk and should consult with your doctor.

These techniques can be very powerful and may, in some cases, be too mentally and physically demanding for some individuals.  The clients or readers should, therefore, use their own discretion and consult a qualified medical doctor or mental health professional before engaging in these exercises and meditations.

Sifu JC (James Cox) or directors or any members of Golden Dragon Arts, and Naturally Organic Healing Center, are neither liable nor responsible to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused, or alleged to be caused, directly or indirectly by reading or following the instructions for any condition, or interpreting information provided at our facility or online.

Golden Dragon Arts and its curriculum is taught by Sifu JC under the religious freedom act and are Taoist Religious Practices: including but not limited to; Qigong and Tai Chi Classes, Lectures, Workshops, Qigong Nature Walks, Herbal and Tea Education, Nutritional Consultations, Medical Qigong Therapy, and Wellness Events.