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How to Count to 10 in Mandarin Chinese

Christine from Hasu dojo is back with a lesson on how to count from 1 to 10 in Chinese. Please listen carefully to the tones and let’s all do our best to pronounce them correctly when we’re counting in class.

Posted in China, Newsletter, Videos for Student Resources

Chinese Tones Tutorial

Christine from Hasu dojo has very kindly recorded a series of tutorials to help us improve our pronunciation and understanding of Mandarin Chinese. This video shows us how to pronounce the four tones in Mandarin Chinese. Enjoy!

Posted in Audio, China, Newsletter, Videos for Student Resources

Lao Tzu’s four rules for living By Azriel ReShel Part 2

“To realise the constancy and steadiness in your life is to realise the deep nature of the universe. This realisation is not dependent on any transitory internal or external condition, rather it is an expression of one’s own immutable spiritual

Posted in China, Health and Wellness, Life Strategy, Meditation, Newsletter, Niei Chi, Philosophy, Scanned Articles

Lao Tzu’s Four Rules for Living By Azriel ReShel Part 1

How to Live an Inspired and Peaceful Life Many centuries ago, Lao Tzu, spoke of the four cardinal virtues, teaching that when we practice them as a way of life, we come to know the truth of the universe. The

Posted in China, Health and Wellness, Life Strategy, Meditation, Newsletter, Philosophy, Scanned Articles

Video on China’s Historic Boat Boxing

There is an interesting and useful video on China’s English language news network about the historic art of Boat Boxing in the city of Zhujiajiao. Please go here to see the video: http://english.cntv.cn/2014/07/20/VIDE1405867439432855.shtml

Posted in China, Video, Videos for Student Resources

Did You Know? Fun Panda Facts

Did you know? There are only about 1,000 giant pandas left in the wild. They are classified as Endangered. The main cause of the panda’s decline now is the erosion of its habitat due to the clearing of areas for

Posted in China, Environment

Photos From the Chinatown Demo

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Chinatown demo! Here are some shots of the event.

Posted in China

What the Year of the Fire Monkey Has in Store

Happy Lunar New Year! February 8, 2016 marked the official beginning of the Year of the Monkey. This cycle, the monkey has the element of fire, hence this year is a “Fire Monkey” year. This interesting article shares insights into

Posted in Announcement, China

Final China 2015 Trip Itinerary

Ni hao everyone, Here are some adjustments to the Final itinerary for this year’s China Trip. Basically replacing Hong Kong with Beijing and losing a rest day. Click here to get the updated 2015 China trip itinerary. The group that

Posted in Announcement, China

Amazing Kata by 6 year-old Mahiro

Mahiro is a Shotokan Karate student training in Japan. At the time of this video she was only 6 years old! We wanted to share this video with our students to show that being young does not prevent one from

Posted in China, Video
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