Jing Ling in Chinese writing is 静灵. Chinese meaning is “心静，神灵”. It means while the mind stays calm and relaxed, it is also sharp and intelligent, ready to respond. It is applicable to the body as well: while it’s in stillness, it’s ready to act swiftly.
Why Jing Ling Tai Chi Academy?
Experience traditional Yang style Tai Chi as taught in China over 30 years ago.
Through my Tai Chi research and practice, I found some interesting similarities between Tai Chi and Car mechanics. Let’s set up some equivalent points first: 1. Human: Hands -> Car: Two front wheels (Assume rear wheel drive vehicle) 2. Human: Feet -> Car: Two rear wheels (Assume rear wheel drive vehicle) 3. Human: Joints ->
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