Roy Marantz has had a long interest in Tai Chi Chuan since starting with Master Jou, Tsung Hwa at Rutgers State University in 1975. He transferred to the studio of Laoshi Andy Lee in 1996 to continue his Tai Chi Chuan studies but also to learn Xingyiquan, Qigong, and of Yang Style Saber and Sword weapons.

Roy continues his bi-weekly studies for himself but now also has taken classes with Laoshi Andy Lee to teach students and is now a certified instructor with TAICHIUSA. He presently is involved in teaching Tai Chi Chuan, The Lijia, Paoquan, Saber, Pine Tree Exercise, Staff, Five Fists Xingyiquan and Shaolin 10 Sets.

He is ranked Copper Eagle by the International Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Association.

Roy is a professional computer support analyst and also enjoys Israeli Folk Dancing