Jordan has spent over 20 years helping people become healthy and fit and brings many fields of study to his practice. He began lifting weights at the age of 12 and began coaching at with the YMCA at 16. His experience include 20 years of strength & conditioning, 15 years of yoga and 9 years of tai chi.
In addition to his own practice, Jordan has worked with organizations such as Goldman's Sachs, the Four Seasons, New York Sports Club, YMCA and YMHA. Jordan has a BA from the University of South Carolina where he studied Communications and Corporate Fitness. He holds certifications from American Council on Exercise, Functional Movement Systems, Mad Dogg Athletics, is a certified hatha yoga teacher of the Shambhava lineage and tai chi chuan instructor.
Apprentice of Grandmaster William CC Chen, Jordan has trained extensively in tai chi and tai chi push hands. He received the title of “Sifu” (teacher) from Grandmaster William CC Chen in May of 2013.
Jordan trained san sou (Chinese kickboxing) with Grandmaster Chen, Golden Glove finalist Tiffany Chen and world champion san sou fighter and professional MMA fighter Maximillian Chen. Former member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands team, he has competed in martial arts tournaments throughout the US and overseas.
Jordan studied nutrition with author, teacher and healing arts pioneer Tom Monte and has published articles and given lectures on health, nutrition and fitness.