14 episodes

Join your host, me - Jake, as I share my story on traveling to the Wudang Mountains in China to begin training martial arts and the decade long adventure that ensued from there. Enjoy a cup of tea while I delve into topics from Daoist (Taoist) philosophy, life in China, kungfu practice, meditation, and spirituality to more personal subjects like how my life has changed and what place these traditions and lessons have in the modern world. Episode coming out every week! Join me as we find balance, one cup at a time!

Tea Talks - Unfiltered Wudang Jake

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Join your host, me - Jake, as I share my story on traveling to the Wudang Mountains in China to begin training martial arts and the decade long adventure that ensued from there. Enjoy a cup of tea while I delve into topics from Daoist (Taoist) philosophy, life in China, kungfu practice, meditation, and spirituality to more personal subjects like how my life has changed and what place these traditions and lessons have in the modern world. Episode coming out every week! Join me as we find balance, one cup at a time!

    Episode #14 - Qi Awareness & Listening to the Body

    Episode #14 - Qi Awareness & Listening to the Body

    Tea Talks are back! We start off with a discussion on the daily energetic cycle. Follow the ebb and flow of qi throughout 12 meridians to learn how to better listen to your body. Tea Talks – Unfiltered Episode #14 >WaysOfWudang.com >Support the Ways on PatreonThe Ways of Wudang Channels Wudang Way – Martial Arts InstructionYoutubeFacebookInstagram Tea Talks-Unfiltered – Podcast SeriesYoutubeBuzzsproutSpotify Wudao Music – Xiao TutorialsYoutubeFacebookInstag...

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode #13 - How Kungfu Changed My Life

    Episode #13 - How Kungfu Changed My Life

    Over a decade of martial arts training in Wudang, China has brought about a lot of changes in my life. In this episode, I will unpack some of the experiences of training and the lessons learned during my time learning and teaching martial arts, tai chi, and more. Tea Talks – Unfiltered Episode #13 >WaysOfWudang.com >Support the Ways on PatreonThe Ways of Wudang Channels Wudang Way – Martial Arts InstructionYoutubeFacebookInstagram Tea Talks-Unfiltered – Podcast ...

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Episode #12 - Wu Wei, Virtue, and Enlightenment

    Episode #12 - Wu Wei, Virtue, and Enlightenment

    Art is an expression of our true self. In this episode, I delve into what that means for me as a martial artist, as a student and teacher, and as a creative endeavor in general. We should bring art into every aspect of our lives and I hope this talk brings a little light and motivation to those things to which you are passionate about. Tea Talks – Unfiltered Episode #12 >WaysOfWudang.com >Support the Ways on PatreonThe Ways of Wudang Channels Wudang Way – Martial Art...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode #11 - My Top 5 Dao De Jing Chapters

    Episode #11 - My Top 5 Dao De Jing Chapters

    The Dao De Jing (Tao Teh Ching) is the classic text of Daoism. It includes everything from understanding cosmic forces, balancing oneself with nature, becoming a virtuous person, governing a nation, running a military, and even cooking a fish! Listen along as I share with you my favorite five chapters from the Dao De Jing and all of the lessons that they have taught me over the years. Tea Talks – Unfiltered Episode #11 >WaysOfWudang.com >Support the Ways on PatreonT...

    • 1 hr
    Episode #10 - How I Fell In Love In China

    Episode #10 - How I Fell In Love In China

    This week's episode, I am taking the disciple/coach hat off for a moment to discuss something more personal about myself, how I fell in love in Wudang, China at the martial arts academy. While this is a very personal story, and I am nervous to share it, I think it is an important conversation to have not just so you can learn more about me but also because of the unique perspective between cultures that my relationship to, my now wife, Ling Ling opened me up to. Join me as I recant how ...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode #9 - The Secrets of Chinese Culture

    Episode #9 - The Secrets of Chinese Culture

    This week's episode is all about the fabric of Chinese society, the cultural practices that are part of everyday life. Listen along as I share with you my experiences while living in China for the better part of a decade on everything from conversations starters and the Chinese perspective to fengshui and the most important need-to-know details about Chinese culture.Tea Talks – Unfiltered Episode #9 >WaysOfWudang.com >Support the Ways on PatreonThe Ways of Wudang Channels&nbsp...

    • 1 hr 6 min

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