Laoshr Damo (Damien) Mitchell was born into a family of martial artists in Devon, England. He began his studies in 1984 under his mother and father who instructed him in traditional Shotokan Karate and Hatha Yoga. Throughout his life Laoshr Mitchell has learned a variety of martial systems such as Kendo, Tai Chi Chuan, Aikido, Xingyi, Baguazhang, Chang Quan, Tang Lang Quan, As his martial practice allowed him to heal his personal injuries began to delve deeper into the nature of the human energy System.
Damo Mitchell has traveled throughout the world studying various schools of Daoist and Buddhist teachings, meditation, and martial arts. He teaches seminars and workshops regularly throughout the world. He currently runs the Lotus Neigong Retreat Center in Sweden where, from dawn to dusk, students are able to study all aspects of neigong and martial arts for several months at a time.
Damo Mitchell is also an accomplished Author of such books as “The Four Dragons – Clearing the Meridians and Awakening the Spine in Nei Gong” (2014) and “Singing Dragon Heavenly Streams – Meridian Theory in Nei Gong”. He is also the creator of the Online Daoist Magazine The Scholar Sage.