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Jarrod Lash is the instructor, practitioner, and owner of Descending Dragon Health Center, a member school of the North American Tang Shou Tao Association (NATSTA). With the mission of preserving traditional Chinese medicine and martial arts, Jarrod uses his extensive studies and training to introduce these concepts to clients. He corrects bodily imbalances with jin shou tui na, one of world’s oldest known forms of bodywork—and uses acupuncture needles to both unblock energy pathways and joust with toothpicks. Having earned a fourth-degree black belt in kajukenbo, he demonstrates his martial-arts prowess by instructing students in the traditional forms of taiji quan, bagua zhang, and xingyi quan.