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.
A few month ago, I had a chance to lead a Tai Chi class on a ABC show “Old People’s Home with Teenagers”. Now they have produced a YouTube clip: Great opportunity to promote Tai Chi on a National TV channel.
During the Covid-19 lockdown period, I have run a few online seminars focus on Tai Chi and Xing Yi classic theories that were well received. I was asked to expand the theory into the actual training. That is where the idea of this year’s in-person workshop is coming from. The one-day workshop is designed to
Three Seven (三世七) style Tai Chi Quan was told to be founded by Xu Xuan Ping (许宣平), a Tang dynasty Daoist monk. It was secretly transmitted through many generations until towards early 20th century, A master named Song Shu Ming showed his excellent skills of Tai Chi push hands in Beijing that result in many
Below is some very interesting information about Tai Chi in the earlier days. It’s not well known to general Tai Chi public. It gives us a different perspective to the history as well as the diversity of Tai Chi even in such an early days. “Three Seven” style (三世七) founded by Xu Xuan Ping (许宣平)
Chinese “Song” (松) is very hard to translate to English in Tai Chi scope. For simplicity, I will call it the state of not consciously using muscle strength. Many Tai Chi classics and grandmasters emphasis the importance of Song. Why is so? I believe you have to go through this Song process to obtain the