On Feb. 3, 2011, Chinese New Year, Levi Sowers of Iowa City, Iowa, USA became Master Chen Zhonghua’s 80th indoor disciple in a ceremony in Bentonville, AR. USA. Levi started Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method with John Brown in 2006. He attended all of Master Chen Zhonghua’s Iowa workshops and in 2009 he attended the Wisconsin workshop sponsored by Tim Duering. He has been study with other disciple such as Bill Krumm and Tim Duehring. In 2008 he studied Mandarin in Beijing and Taiji with Master Sun Zhonghua at the same time. In 2010, he attended a Chen Zhonghua workshop in Maple Ridge, Canada. He is finishing his doctorate at the University of Iowa.