Chan Park is an engineer, English communication coach, and tango dance instructor with expertise in many fields, including university training in science and engineering, nineteen years of engineering experience at NASA, patent law practice, and renewable energy research.
Chan Park has gained practical and first-hand knowledge, experience, and reputation in Tango communities worldwide. He started dancing Tango in Washington, DC, in 1997 and then published a book, Tango Zen: Walking Dance Meditation, in 2005. Editorial Kier published its bilingual, Spanish-English edition of the book in 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Limited book editions were also sold out in Italian, Korean and Serbian. Several prestigious magazines, including Página 12, Kiné, BA Tango, EntreCasa, and Uno Mismo in Argentina, and Tangodanza in Germany, published interviews with Chan Park describing Tango Zen philosophy and his teaching methods. Based on the book's content, he designed education programs and traveled to more than 22 countries to conduct related workshops in English, Korean, ,and Spanish.
Regina Bruckner is a Naturopath, Craniosacral therapist, Breathing and body therapist of Dürckheim (personal therapy), and Breathing therapist of AFA with her practice since 1999.
She was introduced to Zen through the training of breathing therapy with Professor Michael von Brück in 1996.
Then she has been under the guidance of Zen master Willigis Jäger (Kyo-un Roshi) since 2000.
Besides, she has made contact with Korean Zen through the instructions of Hyon Mook sunim since 2014.
Her tango journey began in 2006. “Tango is a constant practice of letting go in the moment and then making direct contact with my partner for the sake of life, now, and joy.”
Chan Park's dance of recognition with María Inés Botas at El Beso in Buenos Aires