Neo Tao/Neo Tao Life
James Biasucci is a health guru and integrative therapist. He began his training at age 6 with kickboxing legend Ted Pryor and began learning energy work at age 7 with Sifu Cheng, a Taoist holy man from China via Korea. While in high school James competed in numerous Tae Kwon Do tournaments and boxing matches, winning North Carolina, Virginia and Florida state championships. James served in the Marine Corps after high school, teaching hand to hand combat and open water combat while being stationed in Hawaii. After the military he worked as a consultant to a security company in South Florida. He quit the security business to then begin a career in modeling, working mainly as a fitness model. In 1999 James got back into the fitness industry when he opened a boxing gym in Atlanta. It was in Atlanta that James began training with Jacarea in jujitsu. This began a love affair for grappling and a year later he competed in his first mixed martial arts tournament. In 2003 James moved to New York to study energy work and neuro-linguistic programming mainly to help cope with his own depression and A.D.D. This is when he began to combine physical training with the mental disciplines of meditation and NLP. In the 7 years that James has been in New York he has studied and now teaches: Chi flow, Circular Strength Training and Yoga. James is also a proficient therapist dedicating time to working in Beth Israel Hospital with cancer patients under the umbrella of Urban Zen. Urban Zen is a program developed by Rodney Yee that teaches Yoga therapy, Reiki, aroma therapy, guided meditation, nutrition and palliative care to help hospital patients deal with symptoms of pain, anxiety, insomnia and nausea. He also frequently travels deep into the Brazilian Amazon to study indigenous forms of energy work and healing modalities. AchievementsGoing to Haiti to help the people there and going to Gaza and working with foreign populations, especially people who are having a very difficult time.