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!

Mindfulness and Star Wars

Mindfulness and Star Wars

Is the Force Qigong? “Always remember, your focus determines your reality.”– Qui-Gon Jinn (Star Wars – Episode 1) 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...

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What is Ren Xue of the Americas

What is Ren Xue of the Americas

Ren Xue of the Americas (RXA) is a dba (doing business as name) for Yuan Tze Ren Xue Center, Inc. a non-profit, public benefit corporation based in California. In 2012, it was recognized by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the...

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Integration and Unification in Yuan Qigong

Integration and Unification in Yuan Qigong

Integration and unification are both important practices in Ren Xue and Yuan Qigong. As these two terms are also used in other teachings it will be helpful for this article, to define them as taught by Yuan Tze, the founder of Ren Xue and the Yuan Qigong system. What...

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Qigong and Mindfulness for Kids

Qigong and Mindfulness for Kids

The "Meditation in Action" School Project Qigong, meditation and mindfulness practices have become prevalant in schools and pre-schools across the world. With an increased interest and new awareness of mindfulness and meditation in education amazing projects have been...

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Free Guided Meditations

Free Guided Meditations

In this completely free series of monthly guided meditations, Cathy Fox from REN XUE TV takes us on a unique meditation journey across the world. You will meet highly skilled teachers from many different countries connecting with you from their hearts and sharing...

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Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain

Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain

If you’re someone who has chronic neck and shoulder pain or tightness, you may be holding onto more than just bad posture, past injury or degenerative disease. The signals being sent could be a result of emotional or energetic discomfort as much as physical distress....

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Managing Stress with Qigong

Managing Stress with Qigong

Qigong offers a unique approach to managing stress. You may think Qigong is solely an exercise routine, but it’s so much more than that. In addition to its fluid movements, Qigong teaches us how to create a life filled with health, happiness, and wellbeing.What is...

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Qigong for Beginners

Qigong for Beginners

Qigong for Beginners: How to start learning Qigong There are several effective ways how to start learning Qigong - the fascinating ancient practice with slow movements, still practices and meditations. Qigong practice helps you gain more energy, supports your health...

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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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