Lily Quick Graves started studying Lotus under
Mahachanavong, the founder of Lotus, at the Mahachanavong School of
Lotus Self-Defense in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand when she lived there.
Lily is a Thai national and often helps Lotus students with translation of
Thai words and customs.
Lily earned her black belt from the founder. She later
married Chuck Quick, also a Lotus black belt, and the
two of them moved to Spokane, Washington where they opened a Lotus school
called Washington Self-Defense School. Chuck Quick passed away in
Lily is the head instructor of the Lotus
school in Salem, Oregon.