Sam has studied and practiced Tai Chi for about 40 years. Mike Yeager initially taught Sam the Yang Style Long Form (108 Form). Though Sam has learned different forms and techniques from other Tai Chi teachers, he has maintained a strong connection with and continues to practice with Mike. Sam is certified by Golden Bamboo Tai Chi Club to instruct in several Yang Style empty hand and weapons forms. He currently lives and practices Tai Chi in Corvallis, Oregon.