Yao Li's martial arts students have included rock stars and famous athletes, among other luminaries. But until Gisele Bundchen, the world's most highly paid supermodel, and, oh yes, wife of Patriots QB Tom Brady, mentioned him in a Vanity Fair interview recently, Li wasn't well known, even in Boston. Still, Li keeps his profile low and his Back Bay kung-fu studio, or dojo, open to all.
Take a look at some of his celebrity students.
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