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!
Heart Based Teaching in Children’s Education
My heart sang with happiness. It was working. My youngest was thriving. Some might say it was the innovative school pilot project making the difference. And yes, there are several factors making that true. But, at the heart of it all, I would say it’s the natural human qualities that profoundly touch us all that are making the real difference. See why heart-based teaching in children’s education is so important.
How to live a good life
The true interests shared by all people are to be healthy, happy, have a genuine sense of well-being, grow, and contribute in a meaningful way to others. This is called the ‘Five Treasures of Life’ in Ren Xue, and it is what we aspire to cultivate as Ren Xue students and practitioners.
What is Trust
I once thought that trust was about trusting in a person, thing, or outcome. It was about having a desired sense of control over an outcome. This is not the kind of trust I refer to now. I’m referring to a trust that is more foundational to life. It is not at all dependent on an external set of circumstances. Learn how to cultivate trust from deep inside your heart.
What’s the difference between Yoga and Qigong
If you are looking for a more physical practice, Yoga provides a total body practice with many health and spiritual benefits while Qigong works deeply on life force and Qi, promoting a calm state that maintains your health and even promotes healing. Find out more about these two ancient practices and their benefits.
Daily Qigong Routine
What is it about Yuan Qigong that has inspired me to establish and successfully KEEP a daily Qigong routine? The benefits that I experience multiply as I keep going. Physically, I no longer suffer from neck and back pain, joint pain, or vertigo that I’ve had for many years. But the benefits don’t stop there. My practice helps me to reach a calm, relaxed, and natural state. I feel content and like I am exactly where I belong. With Yuan Qigong you can easily establish a safe and effective daily Qigong routine to immediately improve your health and calm your mind.
Qigong for highly sensitive persons
When I talk to adults who consider themselves highly sensitive, I hear a pattern in their responses. They never felt like they belonged. Their ideas were mocked. They felt misunderstood and sometimes bullied. They all wished they had someone who understood them as a child and that they hadn’t needed to hide parts of themselves. Most of them stopped allowing themselves to feel free. Many of them lost connections with their hearts and the ability to be more aware in the world.
How to manifest with Qigong
You watched The Secret and followed the directions perfectly, but your million dollars and that Tesla still haven’t appeared. Why? In the original versions of the book, Think & Grow Rich, on which the movie is based, the author tells us that the key to success is to raise our vibration. Learn how to manifest with these powerful ancient Qigong practices.
Qigong for Trust and Creativity
Explore these unique Qigong methods for trust and creativity. Why is trust essential? The journey of a human lifetime is an extraordinary opportunity to harness the phenomenal wisdom that is available in all creation. We are not lonely travelers through a strange universe, though some days it may feel like it. Rather, we are like the meeting of two threads, existing as an intrinsic point within the tapestry of life, connecting all that has come before and will come after into a singular experience that holds together the fabric of totality.
Qigong for Back Pain
Discovering Qigong practices for back pain was a significant turning point in my life. I have suffered from neck, back, and shoulder pain for most of my adult life. I’ve blamed it on my work: I’ve been sitting at a computer for many years as a software developer. But I also know we hold emotions and stress in our shoulders and I’ve always been a very busy person with a lot of responsibility. I’ve tried all sorts of things to alleviate my pain and other challenging symptoms until I came across the powerful Yuan Qigong methods.
What is the Chinese zodiac?
The Chinese zodiac, also known as the shengxiao or “born resembling”, is a system that dates back to the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD). It is based on a twelve-year cycle, each year being represented by an animal sign. These signs are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig.
Public Speaking and Qigong
Standing in front of an audience can trigger a lot of patterns and fears and depending on one’s life experience these can be quite varied yet very strong. In my case, a deeply embedded pattern used to be unconsciously scanning the responses of others for the subtlest shifts in facial expression and interpreting those (mostly incorrectly) through an internal matrix of disapproval, criticism, or confusion.
Qigong for New Year’s Resolutions
What is the real power of making wishes or setting goals for the new year, and how can Qigong help manifest your new year’ s resolutions?
Qigong and Trauma
As a society we are understanding and exploring trauma on a deeper and deeper level, and as we do so an awareness of our individual and collective pain can surface and at times be very intense. What do Yuan Qigong and Ren Xue have to offer when trauma is part of our experience?
Mindfulness and Star Wars
When I was a kid and Star Wars was the big thing, my interest was on fast spaceships, aliens, laser weapons and not to forget Wookies! I was not much interested in the force, nor in the cultures which might have influenced George Lucas to create it. This all changed when I started to practice Qigong.
What is Ren Xue of the Americas
REN XUE of the Americas is a non-profit organization with the specific purpose of making Ren Xue and Yuan Qigong available for the public.