Who We Are

Philosophy & Mission

Welcome to Internal Arts International (IAI). Founded by Tom Bisio in 1992 as New York Internal Arts, IAI promotes, researches and teaches Chinese Internal Martial Arts including Ba Gua Zhang and Xing Yi Quan, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qi Gong, Nei Gong, Daoist Meditation and other health exercises.

Our goal is to make these arts accessible to everyone, without mysticism or secrecy. We offer in-person Seminars and Classes, Online Learning Programs, dozens of Books, and an extensive library of hundreds of articles, interviews, translations and videos relating to all aspects of the Internal Martial Arts, Nei Gong, Qi Gong and Chinese Medicine.

Many articles are free, and over 200 articles and videos can be found in our members area. We invite you to take a look around, make yourself at home, and read articles which interest you. If you’d like, become a member and access even more articles and videos.


Our website offers the following resources:

Take a look around, make yourself at home – and thank you for your interest in Internal Arts International!