Instructor: Dr. Frank Tian Xie is John M. Olin Palmetto Professor of Business and Professor of Marketing at USC Aiken. Dr. Xie currently teaches business statistics, international marketing, quantitative tools of business analysis (MBA level), advertising, marketing research, and sales management. Originally from China, Dr. Xie is an expert on Chinese affairs and author of Dragon’s Vault – a book on Chinese business and economy. Dr. Xie has been an avid Falun Dafa practitioner for 22 years. Description: This short course covers the basic concepts of cultivation and meditation culture from the East. The emphasis is to introduce Falun Dafa (aka Falun Gong), an ancient meditation and cultivation practice from China. We will learn about the teachings and exercises of the practice in 4 class sessions.