Introductory tai chi forms include 32 Step Tai Chi and Taste of Tai Chi, short forms ideal for beginning students.
Body & Mind
Welcome to Bow Sim Mark Tai Chi Arts Association!
In 1976, Grandmaster Bow Sim Mark founded the first Chinese Wushu Research Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Its purpose was to promote the study and practice of traditional and standardized martial arts from China. The Institute and its affiliated schools around the world offer a variety of classes, seminars, and publications.
Balance Body & Mind
Relieve stress, improve physical function, engage the mind.
Healthy Daily Life
Regular practice of tai chi promotes natural healing and awareness.
Stillness in Motion
Tai chi is moving meditation; the mind remains calm while energy is directed through the movement.
Strength in Softness
Build core strength and stamina through internal training.
Our Classes: Now In New Location!
Grandmaster Mark created this form, which combines pakua coiling with the weapon technique.
Basic training exercises for all ages and levels of ability.
Exercises for mindfulness, gentle stretching, body awareness, and breath control.
A traditional internal form that combines elements of tai chi and bagua in elegant harmony. Classes held monthly on first...
The fierceness of the broadsword combined with the elegance of tai chi.
Training at the Bow Sim Mark Tai Chi Arts Association has been the single most positive experience of my adult life.
Eric WilkersonNew Hampshire
One of my greatest inspirations was seeing a demonstration of Tai Chi for the first time by this incredible woman.
Anthony ColdenMiami, FL
This woman is incredible!! What a legacy she’s given her family!!
Thank you, Grand Master Bow Sim Mark. Tai Chi for health and long life.
Shannon DaySan Francisco, CA
Perfect Form, Technique, and Focus. An honor studying with such a Master!
Ron StatlerNew Fairfield, CT
Grandmaster Mark was one of my most admired martial arts masters in the 70s…and still is.
Melvin McKenzieWashington DC
She is and will always be amazing!
Rita Rose PasqualeDanvers MA
The Boston branch of the BSMTCAA will perform on Columbus as part of the Opening Our Doors festival in the...
Sifu Rick Wong of Melrose MA is interviewed in this episode of the Whistlekick podcast: Episode 218 – Sifu Rick Wong
Jean Lukitsh, a BSMTCAA instructor in Boston, is interviewed in this episode of the Whistlekick podcast: Episode 212 – Sifu...