Ren Xue of the Americas QiBlog

Every Thursday, Ren Xue teachers and practitioners from all over the world share their thoughts on topics ranging from The Joy of Qigong to Coping with Chronic Pain. Some Thursdays you will find an article, others, an interview, a podcast or a demonstration. We invite you to check in every Thursday for the latest!

Depression, anxiety, trauma and Qigong

Depression, anxiety, trauma and Qigong

As this month is officially designated as “Mental Health Month”, it seems appropriate to address the issue of trauma and anxiety and the efficacy of Qigong practices in working with these issues. The obvious question is, “Is Qigong effective in helping people who are...

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How to Relax

How to Relax

How to relax with Qigong? Learn more about how to relax with Qigong and why is it not difficult A relaxed state is not achieved with an on-and-off switch. For most of us, even when we feel relaxed it’s only a relative state of relaxation– we’re more relaxed in some...

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Heal Yourself With Qigong

Heal Yourself With Qigong

Do you want to learn how to heal yourself with Qigong? First, we’ll give you an idea of what to expect from Qigong. Getting familiar with Qigong I admit that my first encounter with Qigong was not easy at all. I came from a strong yoga background and I loved my yoga...

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What is Qigong?

What is Qigong?

Qigong is a Healing Art It is also an important branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine known as “Chinese Yoga” and has significant similarities to Tai Chi, as both work on Qi and life. In a practice, body movement, breathing techniques, sound, meditation and mind...

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Qigong and Chronic Illness

Qigong and Chronic Illness

Is Qigong beneficial when suffering from Chronic Illness? For the past five years, Yuan Qigong teachers have been teaching through cancer programs in Marin County, CA, and Santa Barbara, CA. Beginning by teaching a simple practice aimed at “gathering Qi”, or life...

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What is Qi?

What is Qi?

Qi is the Animating Force and Material of the Universe It can be particle, wave, energy or matter and is directed by the information it contains. When someone says, “he has good energy” it’s their experience of that person’s Qi, as energy, that they are talking about....

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