Chia 奇亚 

Each child is a chia seed full of possibilities that can bloom incredible flowers.

We believe that every child is like chia seed, a superfood that can absorb up to 12 times its weight. Children absorb limitless language skills and cultural understanding through immersive learning, content-based learning with meaningful cultural exposures. With our methods, we are raising globally competitive superstars.

If you add an "n" in the middle of the word Chia, you get China! The children learn and grow together in a Chinese learning community, preparing for a trip to China one day.

Chia Chinese Learning's mission is to support learners to confidently and culturally succeed in a multicultural, fast-changing environment through comprehensive Chinese language and culture learning.

Join Chia's Chinese class and explore the fabulous world of becoming a global citizen!


A peek at our lessons

As a part of our lesson routine, we always start with circle meetings using greetings and basic conversation in Chinese. We also check our daily Chinese calendar, the weather, our feelings, any special days or holidays, learn popular Chinese songs, do movements and plays, and enjoy Chinese stories, all to provide a cultural context for Chinese immersion learning.


Parents Quotes


"Cindy is a talented educator and is truly gifted with children.  Eleanor’s fluency is quite remarkable! I think she is a real asset and want to help her make connections to the broader community."


"She loves her teacher so much and I love how much she loves the Chinese culture and language. She feels sad every time when the class ends."


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"I truly have never seen someone with more joy and energy. Our kids LOVE her class."


"Cindy is energetic, thoughtful, and wonderful with kids. My kids adore her!"



"Our family wholeheartedly endorses Minfang as a dedicated, compassionate, and insightful guide for children learning Chinese!"

- Lisa and Yen

"All of our children have been lucky enough to experience Zou lao shi as a teacher.  The creativity and joy Minfang puts into all her lessons have inspired their enthusiasm for the Chinese language and love of the culture. Her passion for teaching is evident in her commitment to her students, and the happiness she brings daily!”"

- Andy

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