Ren Xue of the Americas QiBlog

Every second 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!

Why I became a Qigong Teacher

Why I became a Qigong Teacher

Here is my story why I became a Qigong teacher: Two and a half years into a South Pacific sailing journey, I docked our cutter in Nelson, New Zealand. A few weeks later a woman in pink gumboots handed me a book called Voyage to the Shore. Maybe it was the...

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Yuan Qigong for Emotional Balance

Yuan Qigong for Emotional Balance

BALANCE. We hear a lot about work-life balance these days. But what is balance anyway? Let’s try looking at the concept of balance from a Ren Xue perspective. We’ll start with a physical example found in Yuan Qigong’s Third Method: Ren Yuan (Moving Qi). In the image...

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Qigong Teacher Training in the Americas

Qigong Teacher Training in the Americas

Becoming a Qigong teacher can be a life-changing decision. If you are looking for new perspectives and deeply nourishing new experiences, this Teacher Training program is for you! There is a global network of over 700 certified Yuan Qigong and Ren Xue teachers and...

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How to Change Unhealthy Patterns

How to Change Unhealthy Patterns

If the door you usually enter is blocked one day, you use a different door. You don’t spend time trying to get into the door that is blocked. Think of things from different angles. - Yuan Tze   If I had an autobiography the web search tags would include:...

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Mindfulness Meditation and Qigong

Mindfulness Meditation and Qigong

Mindfulness Meditation and Qigong share a number of key elements. With its roots in Buddhist practice, Jon Cabat-Zinn brought mindfulness to the mainstream when he incorporated it into a program at the University of Massachusetts’s medical school in 1979. Now...

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Understanding the Process of Dying

Understanding the Process of Dying

Last year I decided to begin training as an End-of-Life Doula. People asked why I would want to take on such a challenge, saying it will be difficult and painful to watch the suffering of other people. But I knew in my heart it was right. I’ve been studying REN XUE...

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How to improve your Family Life with Qigong

How to improve your Family Life with Qigong

It’s o’dark hundred and you hear your youngest child coughing. Still half asleep you tend to her. Eventually you hear the alarm clock ring in your bedroom down the hall. Too tired to turn it off, you begin the game of getting your oldest child out of bed and off to...

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Inspiring People

Inspiring People

The new REN XUE TV series “INSPIRING PEOPLE“ portrays remarkable journeys of healing and transformation. Meet inspiring people from all over the world who made significant progress in their life cultivation and are now sharing their unique experiences with you. Their...

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What is the difference between Tai Chi and Qigong?

What is the difference between Tai Chi and Qigong?

What is Tai Chi? Tai Chi is originally a type of martial arts. It is rooted in Tao and Qi, both prominent elements in traditional Chinese culture. In the early days it had various names, including ‘Long Fist Form’, ‘Soft Fist Form’, ‘Thirteen Movement Form’, ‘Soft...

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What is a retreat?

What is a retreat?

A Ren Xue retreat is a wonderful opportunity to withdraw from your busy life and make space for relaxation and rest to recharge, restore and revitalize your life force. It is an opportunity to reconnect to yourself, develop new abilities and healthier habits, find...

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What is Qi Healing?

What is Qi Healing?

Qigong healing practices have been part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. They activate and support the self-healing power of your body by enhancing the flow of Qi (your life force) in your energy channels (meridians). Qi healing techniques...

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What is True Freedom?

What is True Freedom?

Freedom is one of the rights every human being should be entitled to. We human beings should have and enjoy freedom. It is our birthright. Every person probably has their own way of understanding freedom and their own way of exercising it. - YUAN TZE, 2021 What is...

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Qigong for Healing

Qigong for Healing

Qigong healing practices have been part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. Yuan Qigong can be a powerful tool for activating your self-healing capacities. Our bodies are capable of ongoing transformation and healing. Yuan Qigong supports this...

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